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Posted on: February 1, 2017

New Projects to Begin with 2014 GO Bond Sale

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The City of Broken Arrow has sold $18.7 million of General Obligation (GO) Bonds approved by voters in 2014. The sale will pay for several new streets, public safety, parks and stormwater projects. Approximately $30.1 million of authorized 2014 bonds remain and will be sold over the next two years.


“With the upcoming bond sale, we will be able to move forward on projects that are important to our residents,” said Broken Arrow City Manager Michael Spurgeon. “We’re excited to complete these necessary improvements that will continue to enhance the quality of life in our community.”


PROJECT BREAKDOWN

STREETS

  • Widen 23rd Street (193rd E Avenue/County Line Road) to five lanes between Kenosha (71st Street) and Houston (81st Street): $2.5 million
  • Widen Olive Avenue (129th E Avenue) to four lanes between Albany (61st Street) and Kenosha Street: $1 million.
  • Widen Kenosha Street between Date and Main Street to five lanes: $1.89 million
  • Resurface Ash Avenue and First Street between College and Dallas Street: $525,000
  • Resurface Kenosha Street between Garnett and Aspen Avenue (145th E Avenue): $1.05 million
  • Resurface streets in the Arrow subdivision: $945,000
  • Resurface Aspen Avenue between Washington (91st Street) and New Orleans (101st Street): $800,000
  • Resurface Omaha (51st Street) from Aspen Avenue to Elm Place (161st E Avenue); Jasper (131st Street) from Aspen Avenue to Elm Place; and New Orleans (101st Street) from Olive (129th E Avenue) to Garnett: $375,000

PUBLIC SAFETY

  • Improve Police and Fire Training Center: $367,500
  • Purchase and install police mobile data technology: $304,000
  • Purchase multiple self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBAs): $840,000
  • Purchase land and design a new fire station: $400,000

QUALITY OF LIFE

  • Construct Rose West dog park and trailhead restroom: $473,000
  • Build restroom at the Liberty Parkway Trail junction at either Aspen or Elm (161st E Avenue): $315,000
  • Build concessions, restrooms, umpire building at Arrowhead Park: $225,000
  • Construct regional playground, restrooms, picnic pavilion, and add security lighting at Chisholm Trail South Park: $1.55 million
  • Improve soccer fields lighting at Indian Springs Sports Complex: $600,000
  • Build connection from banquet hall to clubhouse at Battle Creek Golf Club: $158,000
  • Construct new splash pad and playground at Leisure Park: $368,000
  • Construct playground at Country Aire Park: $158,000
  • Refurbish playground at Copper Creek Park: $126,000
  • Convert two football fields to synthetic turf, add security lights at Neinhuis Park: $1 million
  • Construct a community trail network: $500,000
  • Purchase land and potentially construct a Creative Arts Center in the Rose District: $1.4 million

STORMWATER

  • Construct drainage improvements along Albany Street between 9th Street (Lynn Lane/177th E Avenue) and 23rd Street: $850,500


What is a GO Bond?
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