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Projects in Florida

Below are the "shovel-ready" projects the mayors of this state submitted in the 2008 U.S. Conference of Mayors report. You can click on a project to read (and add to) its description. You can also discuss the project and vote on whether you believe it is critical or not. For a more local view, you can drill down to projects in a particular city. Just choose a city from the following list.

The total of cost of all the projects submitted by Florida is $15,644,718,723

View a specific city in Florida: Boynton BeachCape CoralClearwaterCocoa BeachCoconut CreekCoral GablesCoral SpringsDoralDunedinFort LauderdaleFort MyersGretnaHallandale BeachHialeahHollywoodHomesteadJacksonvilleKey BiscayneLakelandLargoLauderdale LakesLauderhillMiamiMiami BeachMiami-DadeMiramarNorth MiamiNorth Miami BeachOakland ParkOrlandoPalm BayPembroke PinesPinecrestPinellas ParkPlantationPort St. LucieRiviera BeachSouth DaytonaTallahasseeTamaracTampaTavaresWellingtonWest Palm BeachWinter Springs

Description City State Jobs Cost Program Type Vote Ratio
Stormwater Management/Swale Improvements at Seacrest Corridor-Potable water main replacement and stormwater improvements Boynton Beach FL 100 $7,529,600 Water -60
Phase I New Force Main from East Plant Site to Regional Plant, new force main LS at SE 6th Ave., new LS at SE 6th Ave. - New regional sewage force main and pumping station to provide future capacity and redundancy of critical infrastructure Boynton Beach FL 84 $6,320,000 Water -35
Stormwater Improvement - SE 4th Street/SE Federal Hwy Corridor - Roadway improvements, potable water main installation, stormwater and reclaimed water improvements Boynton Beach FL 67 $5,020,790 Water -29
Stormwater Improvement and Water Main Replacement-NW 17th Ave. - Potable water main installation and stormwater improvements Boynton Beach FL 43 $3,234,000 Water -20
Perimeter Protection and Surveillance Entry Notification - Security improvements for water treatment and other utilities facilities Boynton Beach FL 3 $227,670 Water -34
New Police Facility - The Nationally accredited Boynton Beach Police Department currently operating in an 18,000 sq. ft. building. Recent space analysis found the need for 81,000 sq. ft. Experiencing increased public demand for police services. Boynton Beach FL 300 $31,000,000 CDBG -161
Congress Ave. Community Park - Construction of a 13 acre barrier-free community park including a 4,000 to 8,000 sq.ft. therapeutic recreation building built to LEEDS or Florida Green Building Coalition Standards. Boynton Beach FL 100 $8,900,000 CDBG -133
Boynton Harbor Public Marina - Redesign to improve boat slips, construct public walkways, lighting, signage, landscaping and public art. Design elements conserve water and electricity. Catalyst project for county water transit system. Boynton Beach FL 75 $6,500,000 CDBG -92
Seacrest & MLK, Jr. Blvd. Recconstruction - improve sections of low-income minority community to increase safety, encourage redevelopment and improve quality of life. Includes new lighting, crosswalks, wider sidewalks, landscaping, pavers and traffic cir Boynton Beach FL 60 $5,500,000 CDBG -59
Quantum Eco Park - Development of an "eco" park using LEEDS or other "green" design principals. Amenities to include trails through natural areas, nature center for environmental education, interpretive exhibits, rock garden, butterfly garden, botanical Boynton Beach FL 50 $4,500,000 CDBG -109
Oceanfront Park Boardwalk Replacement - Utilizing a renewable wood source this project calls for the replacement of approximately 900 linear feet of oceanfront boardwalk. The existing boardwalk has failed and is presenting a hazard to beach patrons. Boynton Beach FL 50 $2,400,000 CDBG -47
Hester and Pence Parks Lighting/Field Retrofit - Conversion of existing natural turf ball fields to synthetic turf and conversion of ball field lighting to computer controlled lighting for energy conservation, thereby eliminating the use of chemicals Boynton Beach FL 10 $1,600,000 CDBG -71
Municipal Grounds Landscape Retrofit - Upgrade landscaping to replace large turf areas with native plantings to reduce reliance on potable water supplies. Project would also result in the reduction of fertilizer/chemical applications Boynton Beach FL 15 $1,000,000 CDBG -65
Chiquita Boulevard Widening-widen roadway from 4 to 6 lanes Cape Coral FL 436 $60,000,000 Streets/Roads -118
Citywide roadway maintenance-resurfacing of deteriorating road surfaces Cape Coral FL 36 $10,000,000 Streets/Roads 29
Utility Expansion Program, Provide public water, sewer and wastewater recycle to replace well and septic-Sw 6/7area, Noth 1 through 8 areas and facility expamsion project Cape Coral FL 1359 $345,400,000 CDBG -33
Chiquita Boatlock-construct boat lock to facilitate state requirements for clean waterway on the south spreader waterway Cape Coral FL 100 $13,000,000 CDBG -48
Sidewalks and curbing program- retrofit 4 lane divided roadways Cape Coral FL 36 $10,000,000 CDBG -76
Construct perimeter walls around new reverse osmosis and water reclamation facilities Cape Coral FL 20 $2,800,000 CDBG -47
environmental building construction Cape Coral FL 80 $9,200,000 Energy -103
ASR Treatment System-Treatment for alternative storage and recovery wells Cape Coral FL 20 $7,500,000 Energy -34
Everest Odor Control-upgrade of odor control system at the water reclamation facility Cape Coral FL 20 $2,600,000 Energy 0
North Cape Guard House- install guard house for homeland security feature at Reverse Osmosis water plant Cape Coral FL 20 $800,000 Public Safety -81
Marshall Street & Northeast Treatment Plants Centrifuge Dewatering Clearwater FL 0 $2,800,000 Water -27
Lake Bellevue Stormwater Expansion Clearwater FL 0 $2,600,000 Water -23
Northeast Treatment Plant Secondary Digester Improvements Clearwater FL 0 $2,200,000 Water 2
Marshall Street Treatment Plant Generator Modifications Clearwater FL 0 $1,600,000 Water -10
Marshall Street and East Treatment Plants Hypochlorite Conversion Clearwater FL 0 $1,300,000 Water -8
Pump Station 65 Force Main Reroute Clearwater FL 0 $820,000 Water -8
Overlea & Stevenson Drives Sanitary Improvements Clearwater FL 0 $600,000 Water -10
Air Release Valve Relocations Clearwater FL 0 $150,000 Water -13
Fort Harrison Avenue/Pinellas Street Intersection Improvements Clearwater FL 0 $1,800,000 CDBG -42
Keene Road/Druid Road mast arm Clearwater FL 0 $250,000 CDBG -40
Municipal Services Building Parking Lot Clearwater FL 0 $250,000 CDBG -32
Ocean Beach Blvd. use native plants/energy-efficient lighting. Intended to aid in controlling runoff to Indian River lagoon. (design phase complete) Cocoa Beach FL 50 $2,000,000 Streets/Roads -12
Re- line 500 manholes 8 ft. depth @ $250/ft. Cocoa Beach FL 20 $1,000,000 Streets/Roads -37
Slipline/replace stormwater lines 10,000 ft. @ $40/linear foot Cocoa Beach FL 10 $400,000 Streets/Roads -2
Asphalt rejuvination - City-wide project to extend life of existing paving Cocoa Beach FL 10 $350,000 Streets/Roads -3
SR 520 Landscaping & Irrigation - Intended to aid in controlling runoff to Indian River lagoon Cocoa Beach FL 10 $250,000 Streets/Roads -17
Completion of Sidewalk /Bike Path Master Plan Cocoa Beach FL 10 $150,000 Streets/Roads -32
Improvements to six (6) process systems: (1) Influent Handling Facilities (2) Biological Treatment Units (3) Clarifiers (4) Filters (5) Chlorine contact (6) Residuals Handling (Study & preliminary costing done) Cocoa Beach FL 50 $10,938,000 Water 4
Sewer System Rehabilitation - Rehabilitation of systems serving Lift Stations #4, #6 & #7 (Specific upgrades required are identified) Cocoa Beach FL 20 $3,000,000 Water 6
Engineering evaluation of ASR site at PAFB. Construct 500,000 GPD irrigation system. Cocoa Beach FL 20 $750,000 Water -28
Infiltration & Inflow Assessment - Comprehensive survey of system to prioritize work required Cocoa Beach FL 5 $500,000 Water -8
Lift Station # 4 Conversion - Major upgrade to "wet pit" status Cocoa Beach FL 20 $400,000 Water 3
Rebuild and/or replace six (6) high service pumps (Equipment identified & replacements specified) Cocoa Beach FL 10 $250,000 Water 5
Administration facility solar powered/LEED certified energy-efficient lighting (property acquired/needs assessment study done) )(must receive funding early 2009 to complete by end of 2010) Cocoa Beach FL 50 $8,000,000 CDBG -52
Vehicle storage building - solar powered/LEED certified Intended to extend vehicle life by corrosion reduction Cocoa Beach FL 10 $150,000 CDBG -25
Equipment Storage building - solar powered/LEED certified Intended to extend vehicle life by corrosion reduction Cocoa Beach FL 5 $50,000 CDBG -19
Install solar power grid. Provide power to some City facilities & sell remainder to grid. (Installation areas identified & available) Cocoa Beach FL 10 $500,000 Energy 7
Public Safety (combined police/fire) facility,solar powered/LEED certified energy-efficient lighting (property acquired/needs assessment done)(must receive funding early 2009 to complete by end of 2010) Cocoa Beach FL 100 $12,000,000 Public Safety 65
Construct Fire Station # 2 solar powered/LEED certified energy-efficient lighting (property acquired/needs assessment done))(must receive funding early 2009 to complete by end of 2010) Cocoa Beach FL 70 $2,000,000 Public Safety 3
Coconut Creek Parkway Education Corridor (both phases) - Construction/Enhancements of existing highway linking five educational institutions including numerous pedestrian and transit features Coconut Creek FL 200 $9,000,000 Streets/Roads -32
Lyons Road Construction Improvements Phase IV - which includes transportation/pedestrain and environmental enhancements Coconut Creek FL 60 $1,500,000 Streets/Roads -15
Lyons Road Construction Improvements Phase III - which includes transportation/pedestrian and environmental enhancements Coconut Creek FL 60 $1,000,000 Streets/Roads -11
State Road 7 Median and Roadway Enhancements to reduce congestion and improve air quality Coconut Creek FL 30 $1,000,000 Streets/Roads -15
Reclaimed Water Line Extension along Copans Road to conserve potable water from Biscayne Aquifer linked to the Everglades and eliminate effluent discharge into Atlantic Ocean Coconut Creek FL 25 $1,500,000 Water 11
Reclaimed Water Line Extension along Wiles Road to conserve potable water from Biscayne Aquifer linked to the Everglades and eliminate effluent discharge into Atlantic Ocean Coconut Creek FL 30 $1,000,000 Water 5
4 New Police Officers for growth in city and current crime trends Coconut Creek FL 4 $450,000 Public Safety -12
Construction of New Bus Shelters to expand public transit Coconut Creek FL 10 $250,000 Transit -16
Miracle Mile Streetscape Coral Gables FL 95 $9,500,000 Streets/Roads -122
Conveyance Improvements to C-3 Canal (Dredging) Coral Gables FL 60 $7,000,000 Streets/Roads -14
Ponce de Leon Boulevard Phase II and Phase III Improvements Coral Gables FL 60 $6,000,000 Streets/Roads -13
Pavement Resurfacing, Bridge Improvements, Traffic Calming and Sidewalk Extensions Coral Gables FL 35 $3,500,000 Streets/Roads -3
Storm Drainage Const. Coral Gables FL 20 $2,000,000 Streets/Roads 1
Pump Station Upgrades Coral Gables FL 40 $4,000,000 Water 9
Mainline Rehabilitation Coral Gables FL 25 $3,000,000 Water -3
Force Main Replacement Coral Gables FL 18 $2,000,000 Water -5
Natural Gas Pipeline for City Maintenance Facility Coral Gables FL 10 $300,000 Energy -3
Energy Management for City owned properties Coral Gables FL 8 $250,000 Energy -1
Heat/Cooling Systems for City owned properties Coral Gables FL 2 $40,000 Energy -13
New Transit Buses Coral Gables FL 15 $1,600,000 Transit -15
Maint. Facility Upgrade Coral Gables FL 5 $200,000 Transit -7
Bus Route Expansion Coral Gables FL 3 $150,000 Transit 5
Roadway Resurfacing Program Coral Springs FL 20 $1,825,000 Streets/Roads -3
Meadows and Dells Neighborhood Drainage Improvement Project Coral Springs FL 10 $750,000 Streets/Roads -11
Coral Hills Drive Drainage Improvements Coral Springs FL 10 $127,000 Streets/Roads -9
Water Treatment Plant Improvements Coral Springs FL 25 $3,500,000 Water -2
New Raw Water Supply Wells, Wellheads & Transmission System Coral Springs FL 25 $2,500,000 Water 0
Conserve water and protect drinking water source from chemical run off by replacing athletic fields with artificial turf Coral Springs FL 12 $1,500,000 Water -28
Galvanized Water Service Replacement Program Coral Springs FL 20 $1,000,000 Water 1
Lift Station Rehabilitation Program Coral Springs FL 10 $980,000 Water 5
Water Distribution System Improvements Coral Springs FL 20 $900,000 Water 0
Inflow and Infiltration Correction Program Coral Springs FL 10 $700,000 Water 3
Water Plant Security Wall Coral Springs FL 10 $400,000 Water -13
Build Neighborhood Transit Center and Parking Garage Coral Springs FL 80 $6,000,000 CDBG -41
Implement Sample Road and University Drive Infrastructure Master Plan Coral Springs FL 80 $4,000,000 CDBG -15
Repair City Hall Roof Coral Springs FL 8 $400,000 CDBG -4
Traffic Calming: Traffic calming is a tool for the City to help improve the livability of neighborhoods by reducing speeding and cut through traffic. Funds will be used to install permanent speed humps in eligible neighborhoods. Coral Springs FL 1 $50,000 CDBG -48
Replace Althletic Field Lighting With Energy Efficient Fixtures Coral Springs FL 2 $500,000 Energy -23
Northwest County Communications Center Emergency Communiction Equipment Upgrade Coral Springs FL 40 $6,000,000 Public Safety -11
Mobile Command Unit Coral Springs FL 0 $200,000 Public Safety -16
In-Car Digital Camera System for Police Patrol Vehicles Coral Springs FL 0 $150,000 Public Safety 35
Coral Springs Charter School Roof Replacement: replace existing roof with high reflective "green" coating material and higher RD insulation to substantially reduce solar heat gain and cooling load of HVAC equipment, saving electrical energy. Coral Springs FL 40 $2,500,000 Schools -12
Charter School Information Technology Upgrade Coral Springs FL 1 $250,000 Schools -27
West Side Master Plan - expand and modernize vehicle repair facility Coral Springs FL 2 $300,000 Transit -2
Bus Shelter Installation Coral Springs FL 5 $120,000 Transit -17
20 Passenger Bus with Lift to Transport Seniors Coral Springs FL 0 $100,000 Transit -5
NW 102 Ave 66-74 Doral FL 100 $3,000,000 Streets/Roads -9
NW 33 Street 92-97 Ave New Street Construction Doral FL 65 $2,000,000 Streets/Roads -5
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