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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 Compton is $117,650,000
|Description||City||State||Jobs||Cost||Program Type||Vote Ratio|
|Transportation Infrastructure Improvements - Federal funding will be utilized to resurface, restore and rehabilitate deteriorated residential and local streets throughout the Compton community.||Compton||CA||236||$23,000,000||Streets/Roads||-12|
|Reconstruction of the Rosecrans Overhead - The City will reconstruct an existing overhead in order to facilitate traffic and circulation between the Willowbrook Avenue and Alameda Street rail corridors.||Compton||CA||37||$3,100,000||Streets/Roads||-5|
|Water System Improvements - The City of Compton has approximately 200 miles of piping which is between 2Â” to 24Â” in diameter. The City proposes to replace 40 miles of this piping to enhance utility infrastructure.||Compton||CA||300||$40,000,000||Water||-13|
|Storm Drain Compliance Improvements - In order to comply with new state guidelines to reduce the introduction of pollutants into Compton Creek. These improvements include: Installation of trash screens on all storm drains on city streets.||Compton||CA||10||$2,500,000||Water||-4|
|Â“Re-Opening Doors Of OpportunityÂ” Program - Â“Re-Opening Doors of OpportunityÂ” Employment Training/Placement Program proposes to implement a comprehensive employment training and placement program to serve the special needs population (ex-felons, ex-offend||Compton||CA||24||$3,000,000||CDBG||-15|
|Storm Drain Compliance Project - The City proposes to use funds to comply with heightened state compliance standards to reduce trash, chemicals and sanitary overflows into the storm sewer system. Sub-elements include: storm drain screens; soil filtrat||Compton||CA||10||$2,500,000||CDBG||-3|
|Park Improvements - The City will complete the installation of artificial surfaces on soccer fields to reduce damage and maintenance costs due to high usage by residents.||Compton||CA||15||$1,500,000||CDBG||-14|
|Summer Youth Employment Program - Federal funding will support youth summer employment programs. Program participants will assist city crews working on infrastructure improvements through assignment to an apprenticeship program targeting construction||Compton||CA||50||$250,000||CDBG||10|
|Weatherize various City facilities to improve energy efficiency||Compton||CA||14.44||$1,300,000||Energy||-1|
|Fire Station - Funding will allow for the construction of a new fire station that will accommodate two additional pieces of equipment and allow the department to provide adequate fire protection for the east-side community. The replacement of Station Two||Compton||CA||72||$8,000,000||Public Safety||-3|
|Enhanced camera system - Provides additional funding for citywide camera system being installed in 2009. Would provide for additional cameras, shot spotter system and license plate capture enhancements||Compton||CA||20||$1,500,000||Public Safety||-6|
|Renovations and additions to 7 elementary schools||Compton||CA||300||$27,000,000||Schools||0|
|Purchase five (5) 35' CNG transit buses||Compton||CA||20||$2,000,000||Transit||-1|
|Real time bus information||Compton||CA||16.67||$1,500,000||Transit||-9|
|Improve access to bus stops||Compton||CA||5.56||$500,000||Transit||-4|