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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, January 14, 2016, Page B8, Image 18

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zj T u CC?Mr^ \ ^C-%r \ / v^Z \ T ^ I L 1 _S ? I X.V N. ( )^all<6tniib>< t I M cT9*5 YOUR BOND DOLLARS AT WORK! In November 2014 city voters approved $139-2 million in general obligation bonds to finance unmet capital needs in the areas of public safety, recreation and parks, streets and sidewalks, economic development, and housing. Of the 42 projects approved in the bond referendum, 33 are completed, under construction or scheduled to be under contract by the end of June. These 33 projects include $237 million worth of recreation projects, $21 million in public safety projects, and more than $23 million in street and sidewalk projects. It also includes $2.85 million approved for housing projects and $1.58 million approved for eco- ? nomic development projects. GIVE US YOUR THOUGHTS ABOUT THE BOND PROJECTS Use the feedback form at CityofWSforg/2014bonds or call the Citizen Feedback line at 734-1400. In addition, two other major capital projects will also soon be underway: renovations to the Benton Convention Center, and restoration of the historic Union Station. These projects are financed with $35.8 million in limited obligation bonds. PROJECT STATUS 33 of the 42 bond projects are completed, under construction or scheduled to be under contract by the end of June. Map does not show locations of street repaving and sidewalk projects. For more details about all these and the other nine bond projects, go to CltyofWS.org/2014Bonds RECREATION PROJECT/STATUS 1. Jamison Park / Ground broken 2. Sedge Garden Community Center gym / Ground broken 3. Piney Grove / Under construction 4. Bowen Park / Contract awarded Dec 2015 5. Quarry Paik/Waughtown Greenway Connector / Projected contract award Jan. 2016 6. Winston Lake Aquatic Facility/Projected contract award Feb. 2016 7. The Gathering Place at Fairview Park / Projected contract award Mar. 2016 8. Salem Lake Marina / Projected contract award Feb. 2016 9. Water Spraygrounds (Sedge Garden, Rupert Bell, Little Creek Park, Hathaway Park, Reynolds Park) / Projected contract awards March - April 2016 10. Winston Lake Golf Course/Projected contract award April 2016 11. Kimberley Park / Projected contract award May 2016 12. Miller Park / Projected contract award June 2016 13. Blum Park / Projected under construction June 2016 14. Hobby Park / Projected cunder construction May 2016 15. Carver Tennis Courts/Completed PUBLIC SAFETY 16. District 2 Police Station / Under construction 17. Fire Station No. 8 / Ground broken 18. Beaty Public Safety Training and Support Center / Contract awarded Dec 2015 19. District 1 Police Station / Projected contract award Jan. 2016 20. District 3 Police Station / Projected contract award Jan. 2016 21. Fire Station No. 7 / Projected contract award Marcir7016 22. Fire Station No. 9 / Projected contract award March 2016 STREETS AND SIDEWALKS Street Resurfacing. Voters approved $15.25 million in bonds, which is being spread over the four contracts listed below. - Contract 1, streets citywide/Completed ? - Contract 2, streets citywide / Completed - Contract 3A, streets citywide / Projected contract award March 2016 - Contract 3B, streets citywide / Projected contract award March 2016 Sidewalks. Voters approved $10 million in bonds. The projects listed below account for $1.82 million of this. Additional sidewalk projects are in the planning stages. - Cole Road, Reynolds Park Road / Ground broken - Cherokee Lane, 25th Street / Contracts awarded Dec 2015 - Bryansplace Drive, Chandler Street Gerald Street Old Town Drive, Old Vineyard Road, Yorkshire Road, Robinhood Road / Projected contract awards Jan - March 2016 23. Polo Road Corridor Improvements / Projected contract award Jan. 2016 24. Concrete Base Street Rehabilitation (Canterbury Trail, Fairfax Drive, Pine Valley Road, ? 4 Windsor Road) / Projected contract award March 2016 Bike, Pedestrian and Child Pedestrian Safety Projects. Voters approved $1.8 million ip bonds for bicycle & pedestrian project matching funds and $2 million in bonds for child pedestrian safety projects. The projects listed below account for $282,000 of this. Waughtown Street (2 projects), Cameron Ave., Hutton St, Peacehaven Road / Projected contract awards Jan. & March 2016 HOUSING Housing/Neighborhood Development. Voters approved $6 million in bonds. The projects listed below account for $2.85 million of this 25. Pepper Building/Gty loan approved by City Council 26. 757 North Apartments/City loan approved by City Council ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RUCA Phase III. (Revitalizing Urban Commercial Areas) Voters approved $2 million in bonds. One proposal totaling $554,779 has been approved. Two other proposals are pending. Economic Development Sites/Infrastructure. Voters approved $20 million in bonds. The projects listed below account for $1.03 million of this. 27 Enterprise Drive (Union Cross Business Park) / City assistance approved by City Council 2B. Spec Building (Union Cross Business Park) / City assistance approved by City Council LIMITED OBLIGATION BOND PROJECTS 29. Benton Convention Center/Projected contract award Feb. 2016 30. Union Station / Projected demolition & grading contract award Feb. 2016 ? ? ? ? ?' " Rre Station No-8 Rept*"*"*"1 I | ? I 1 ? I 1 JttAltMHMK* ?: vnt* *v#fc Special signs at construction sites identify the 2014 bond projects. CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM Mayor Allen Joincs City Council: Vivian H. Bute, Mayor Pro Tempore .Northerns! Want; Denwe D. Adam*. North Wwd; Dan Bcaae. Southwest Ward; Robert C. Clart, We* Wart; Molly height. South Ward; Jeff Macintosh. Northwest Ward; Darwin L. Montgomery, Eaat Want; Jamea Taylor Jr., Southeast Ward City Manager Lee Gamty iSI Winston Salem

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