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Below are the "shovel-ready" projects for which this city 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.
The total cost of all the projects submitted by Boynton Beach is $83,732,060
|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|