Each year, city staff develops a plan for CIPs that should be accomplished during the coming year, and also plan for projects that may need to occur in the future. Capital Improvement Projects are construction or infrastructure projects that cost more than $5,000 and can be depreciated in value over time.
Lift Station A is a pump station that collects wastewater from the south side of the city and moves it into the 11-mile force main that sends sewage to the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. This aging structure is in need of repairs to improve capacity, system redundancy and replace aging pumps with new, more efficient pumps.
- Estimated Cost: $3,500,000 in 2018 and $25,000,000 in 2020
Bunker Hill Lift Station
Bunker Hill Lift Station is a pump station that collects wastewater for the city north of 120th Avenue and sends sewage to the City's Wastewater Treatment Plant. This pump station is in need of capacity increase based on flow projections from the Karl's Farm development project.
- Estimated Cost $2,000,000
Water Infrastructure Replacement Program
Funds are set aside each year to replace sections of water distribution lines throughout the city. Much of the city’s water infrastructure was installed in the 1960s and is beginning to show its age. Replacement of water lines reduces the risk of water line breaks, emergency repairs and interrupted water service.
- Estimated Cost: $250,000 is allocated each year for replacing water lines
Following an emergency pipeline repair at the city’s Water Treatment Plant, it was determined that in order to continuously supply water to the plant, a second redundant line leading into the plant was necessary. This project will install a second delivery line to feed water from Standley Lake into the city’s Terminal Reservoir at the Water Treatment Plant. The project will begin in late 2017.
- Estimated Cost: $500,000
Update to the City's Standards and Specifications In order to stay up-to-date with current engineering practices, the City will be updating its Standards and Specifications. The City's Standards and Specifications are used by all contractors doing work within the City and help define minimum work standards.
- Estimated cost $120,000