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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 Natchez is $677,848,557
|Description||City||State||Jobs||Cost||Program Type||Vote Ratio|
|Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvement Project. This project would thoroughly modernize our existing water and wastewater system, providing source water protection and a higher standard of public safety with regard to city water and sewer.||Natchez||MS||300||$4,000,000||Water||-8|
|Forks of the Road Heritage Trail. This project would greatly enhance one of the primary gateways to our city by creating an African American/Ethnic Heritage Trail along a stretch of St. Catherine Street between the Forks of the Road Slave Market Site||Natchez||MS||65||$600,000,000||CDBG||-5623|
|West Stiers Neighborhood Reconstruction Project. This network of streets in a severely economically depressed area of the city, must be widened to increase neighborhood commerce and meet general safety standards. Jobs created are + or - 50 or so according||Natchez||MS||100||$26,581,300||CDBG||-12|
|Phase I--Neighborhoods First Program. A comprehensive revitalization program structured to bring economic development to economically depressed areas of the city, especially to underserved populations. This phase would include infrastructure improvement||Natchez||MS||200||$12,000,000||CDBG||-9|
|Marblestone Neighborhood Reconstruction Project. This neighborhood, located in a severely economically depressed area of the city, experiences flooding due to inadequate drainage and limited emergency and commercial access due to remarkably narrow street||Natchez||MS||75||$11,752,500||CDBG||-4|
|Parks and Recreation Improvement Project. This project will allow for maximum economic development impact by creating a sports complex which would allow our city to host major regional and national sports tournaments||Natchez||MS||350||$9,500,000||CDBG||-13|
|North Natchez Comprehensive Drainage Project. A much needed project to prevent ongoing erosion in the economically depressed minority areas of North Natchez. This project will include widening of existing streets for emergency vehicle access||Natchez||MS||300||$7,000,000||CDBG||-3|
|Margaret Martin Center for the Arts renovations. We plan to renovate an underutilized former school building for use as a comprehensive performing and visual arts center. It will enhance our areas existing tourism economy and will provide short and long||Natchez||MS||180||$5,000,000||CDBG||-19|
|Mississippi River Corporation Water Project. This project would provide an additional municipal water tower to Mississippi River Corporation and would allow that corporation to greatly expand operations and hire more staff longterm.||Natchez||MS||300||$300,000||CDBG||-2|
|Modernizing and Repair of Natchez Housing Authority low income housing. These funds would be used to modernize and repair roofs, kitchens, and outdoor staircases on several low income housing properties--specifically Maryland Heights, Ram Circle||Natchez||MS||50||$924,757||Housing||2|
|Technology Infrastructure Improvements Project--Police, Fire, and First Responders. This much needed project would bring our public safety departments up to speed with their computer equipment and network.||Natchez||MS||20||$90,000||Public Safety||9|
|Natchez Transit Facility Improvements Project. This project would allow us to create a new, modern public transit facility to centralize our exisiting transit services. Creation of this facility would make operations of our transit system more economica||Natchez||MS||90||$700,000||Transit||-4|