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$4.1 million in borrowing approved for capital projects

The Common Council approved a $4.1 million bond resolution to fund a variety of capital projects at a special meeting held Thursday.

The projects specified in the resolution:

  • $315,000 for the purchase and installation of air handling equipment for the public safety building
  • $85,000 for the partial reconstruction of the roof of the public safety building.
  • $25,000 for the replacement of a traffic signal light
  • $25,000 for the purchase and installation of a water meter and backflow preventer
  • $565,000 for the purchase of vehicles and equipment for construction and maintenance purposes
  • $15,000 for the purchase of construction and maintenance equipment
  • $780,000 for road maintenance
  • $75,000 to re-pave the Amsterdam Free Library parking lot
  • $525,000 for demolition of city-owned properties
  • $55,000 for the partial reconstruction of roofs at city-owned watershed buildings
  • $55,000 for the partial reconstruction of light poles on the Route 30 bridge
  • $475,000 for replacement or reconstruction of equipment at the waste water treatment plant
  • $140,000 for planning and design costs related to compliance with a waste water consent order from New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • $80,000 for the purchase and installation of replacement screenings, compactor, and washer at the waste water treatment plant
  • $65,000 for the removal of underground liquid fuel storage tanks as required by the NYSDEC
  • $525,000 toward a $1.2 million project for the reconstruction of the Dove Creek retaining wall, with the expectation that the cost will be offset by grant money
  • $35,000 for the partial reconstruction and improvement of various city golf course buildings
  • $95,000 for construction and maintenance equipment for use at the city golf course
  • $100,000 for the reconstruction and improvement of the parking lot at City Hall
  • $25,000 for improvements such as plumbing, electrical work, heating, cooling, and ventilation
  • $45,000 for improvements or embellishments to recreational facilities such as the city pool and docks

About Tim Becker

Tim Becker is the owner of AnthemWebsites.com LLC which publishes The Compass. He serves as both editor and a writer.

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