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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 Conyers is $44,410,000
|Description||City||State||Jobs||Cost||Program Type||Vote Ratio|
|This project would involve the widening and upgrading of an integral street leading into the historic downtown area of Conyers. Currently the road is substandard in width and condition to handle the daily loads of traffic using this route into the histo||Conyers||GA||65||$1,800,000||Streets/Roads||-47|
|This project would involve the widening of a city street used as a primary source of ingress and egress to the historic downtown area of Conyers. The construction would involve some widening of the roadway, sidewalks and the milling and paving of the cu||Conyers||GA||30||$400,000||Streets/Roads||-38|
|This project involves the construction of an indoor arena with adjacent parking. To provide an 85,000 square foot arena would cost an estimated $35 million dollars and additional adjacent parking would be an additional estimated $1 million. The construc||Conyers||GA||470||$36,000,000||CDBG||-133|
|The Georgia International Horse Park is in need of additional full service RV spots that can accommodate the increase in the number of visitors coming to the park for events as a result of the multi-million dollar expansion at the park.||Conyers||GA||20||$250,000||CDBG||-58|
|To augment recent expansions the Georgia International Horse Park is in need of additional public facilities including a public use building that would house meeting space and public restrooms in an area of the park current served by portable facilities||Conyers||GA||10||$80,000||CDBG||-43|
|This project involves the construction of approximately 70 new public housing units to replace units that are over 50 years old. This units currently need considerable upgrading and re-conditioning. These 70 units would be relocated to an area beside th||Conyers||GA||250||$5,500,000||Housing||-74|
|Live Scan Portables This solution could be used by Criminal Investigations Unit and Field Service Units for the instant identification of suspects in the field. They could also be used by CID to fingerprint suspects at the PD or in the field for the pur||Conyers||GA||6||$220,000||Public Safety||-6|
|VMware is a collection of software that can be used for several infrastructure improvements. VMware would give us the ability to place several public safety servers onto two identical servers.||Conyers||GA||5||$120,000||Public Safety||-26|
|General DynamicsÂ’ ruggedized laptops would be a great solution for Criminal Investigations Personnel workstations. Since these laptops are fully ruggedized they can be taken anywhere in the field without fear of damaging the computer.||Conyers||GA||3||$40,000||Public Safety||-22|