Grant: $1,697,301 - Federal Transit Administration - Aug. 31, 2009
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Award Description: Investing in public transportation by purchasing four new 35' buses to replace four 1993 35' buses, by purchasing two new wheelchair lift vans to replace two 1999 wheelchair vans, by repairing and remodeling the bus storage building built in 1980, by installing a water recycling system in the existing bus washer to reduce the amount of water used, and by repairing and seal coating the existing asphalt parking lot and driving lanes around the Transit Administration Building.
Project Description: Although no jobs were created and no funds were paid out this quarter, the City of Decatur did award purchase orders for 4 buses ($1,500,000) and for 2 wheelchair lift vans ($104,202). The buses are tentatively scheduled to be built by Gillig Corp. about July 15, 2010, and the 2 vans are tentatively scheduled for delivery around January 1, 2010. Staff has also been preparing to advertise for bids for the three facility improvement projects. Those projects are expected to be under contract this quarter.
Infrastructure Description: To invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits.
Jobs Summary: No jobs created during this quarter. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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