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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
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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
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