City Council To Vote On Capital Budget That Includes Miller Park Update, Bell School Park, Renaissance Park Pedestrian Bridge Repairs

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The City Council is set to vote tonight on first reading on the proposed capital budget.

It will be discussed by the council members at their 3 p.m. agenda session before a first vote at the 6 p.m. meeting.  

The FY2014/2015 capital budget includes funding for several capital plans and improvements, including $2.8 million in updates to Miller Park to make it a more active park, a public park at the former Bell School Site in Alton Park ($1 million);  repairs to the Walnut Street Bridge ($1.2 million) and the Renaissance Park Pedestrian Bridge ($350,000); road design and  improvements to Shallowford Road ($1.4 million), Gunbarrel Road ($700,000) and Shepherd Road ($600,000).

It also includes upgrades to the Interceptor Sewer System as mandated by the Consent Decree ($48 million) as well as water quality infrastructure improvements ($12 million).


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