Thursday, 17 August 2023 14:42

Loughberry Lake Dam Infrastructure, Fire Dep. Ambulance Top City’s Requested Project List for 2024

Requested Capital Projects List, by ranking. Requested Capital Projects List, by ranking.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The city’s Capital Program Committee has listed its proposed projects plan for the next six years.

The proposal includes the committee's ranking of projects in order of importance, as well as expense and revenue budgets for the 2024-2029 recommended Capital Program. 

Specific to 2024, the program requests projects total just over $11.76 million – with Loughberry Lake Dam (infrastructure) topping the list. A Fire Department ambulance, multiple park and recreation venue improvements and rehabilitations, and a variety of infrastructure projects also appear on the list.   

The adjoining chart depicts the ranking order of the projects and funding cost requests for 2024 and beyond.   

The projects ($9.64 million excluding water and sewer projects) and local taxes (bonds) to fund them is pending City Council action. 

During its Aug. 15 meeting, the City Council set a public hearing that will allow feedback regarding the Capital Program plan. The next council meeting – meetings typically are held the first and third Tuesday of the month – will take place 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7, due to the Labor Day holiday.   

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