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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 Staples is $13,351,000
|Description||City||State||Jobs||Cost||Program Type||Vote Ratio|
|North/South Corridor with Railroad Overpass Project. Construction of approximately 8500 feet of roadway and a bridge over the busy BNSF railroad corridor. Crossings are currently blocked 3.5 to 5 hours per day, creating major safety concerns.||Staples||MN||51||$6,500,000||Streets/Roads||38|
|12th Street & Wright Avenue Paving. Paving of approximately 2, 050 feet of new roadway in new commercial development area along US 10 in Staples||Staples||MN||6||$110,000||Streets/Roads||11|
|Fiber Optic Backbone. Construction of fiber backbone throughout community. Collaborative project between City of Staples, Central Lakes College, School District and Lakewood Health System.||Staples||MN||12||$800,000||Public Safety||7|
|Insulate and Repair Leaking Roofs on Each of School's Buildings||Staples||MN||600||$4,097,000||Schools||26|
|Electric Wind Generation a School's Agricultural Farm, Biomass Boiler at High School, Solar Power Atop Each Building||Staples||MN||259||$1,100,000||Schools||-2|
|Replace Single Pane Window with High Efficient Multi Pane Windows||Staples||MN||155||$569,000||Schools||25|
|Upgrade Outdated Internet and Telecommunications Internal Infrastructure Backbone||Staples||MN||10||$175,000||Schools||7|