CITY BUDGET: What’s in it for Stittsville

City Council tabled the draft operating and capital budgets for 2017 earlier this week at City Hall.   Councillor Shad Qadri’s office shared this list of infrastructure spending that will benefit Stittsville ward. Note that some of the items listed below cross over multiple wards in the city. The final budget goes to City Council for approval on December 14.

Recreation & Parks

  • $113,000 for Wyldewood Park Playground Replacement – Construction
  • $203,000 for Deer Run Park Splash Pad – Construction
  • $577,000 for Fernbank Crossing Park 17 Development – Design & Construction
  • $384,000 for Fernbank Woodlot Park Development – Design & Construction
  • $577,000 for Minto Potter’s Key – Park 1 Development – Design & Construction
  • $639,000 for Stittsville South Cavanagh Park Development – Design & Construction
  • $163,000 for Chenier Lands Park Development – Design & Construction
  • $394,000 for Stittsville South Regional Park Development – Design & Construction
  • $1.56M for Blackstone Community Park Development – Design & Construction
  • $1.58M for CRT Community Park Development – Design & Construction
  • $384,000 for Minto Potter’s Key – Park 1 Development – Design & Construction
  • $1.0M for Stittsville South Tartan Park Development – Design & Construction

 

Public Works and Environmental Services

  • $15,000 – Canada 150 Maple Grove Project. Planting a grove of 150 native Canada Maple trees as a legacy project for Canada’s 150th anniversary celebration
  • $75,000 – Palladium Stormwater Facility Maintenance Project

 

Infrastructure Renewal

Sidewalk and Curb Rehabilitation

  • $80K – Sidewalk and curb rehab along Palladium Dr., Cyclone Taylor Blvd. and Finnigan Way

Parks and Buildings ($763,000)

  • Goulbourn Recreation Complex – Infrared electrical scan
  • Johnny Leroux Stittsville Arena and CC – Structural adequacy review, replace parking lot asphalt, lighting and curbs, replace galvanized water pipe and install backflow preventer
  • Amberway Park Playground – Design replacement of senior play structure and play equipment
  • Wyldwood Park Playground – Replace senior play structure and play equipment

 

Planning, Infrastructure, and Economic Development

(dollar figures for money budgeted for 2017 – full project may span over multiple years)

  • $100,000 – DCA Oversizing Jackson Trails Sewer

 

*Multi Wards

  • $300,000 – Oversizing Kanata West Transmission Mains
  • $9.5 Million – Stittsville/Fernbank Interceptor (Diversion) Sewer

Transportation Services Department – Planning

  • $3 million for an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the future Kanata Light Rail Transit (LRT), from Bayshore Station to Palladium Drive Investment repeated in wards 4, 7, 8, 23

Transportation Services Department – Traffic

  • $100,000 City Pole Replacement Randall James Dr
  • $40,000 per year for Strategic Initiatives – Temporary Traffic Calming Measures Program: Locations to be determined annually with ward Councillor (2017 & 2018)
  • $475,000 for New Traffic Control Devices (NTCD) Program: Huntmar and Maple Grove – traffic control signal – phase 2 – detail design study (2017)
  • $2M for New Traffic Control Devices (NTCD) Program: Huntmar and Maple Grove – traffic control signal completion of Phase 2 for installation of Traffic Control Signal (TCS) at the intersection (2018)
  • $3,500 – $40,000 per year to install PXO at 1 feasible location (if identified). Location to be determined. The cost of the PXO will depend on the type of PXO to be installed (B,C or D) (2017 & 2018)

 

Transportation Services Department – Transit

City wide:

  • $3 million for strategic projects that transform the transit service and enable the delivery of a fully integrated transit system in 2018
  • $3.25 million to improve Transitway and O-Train stations and facilities to benefit customers and operations
  • $500,000 for accessibility improvements at Transitway and O-Train stations for all customers, including seniors and customers with disabilities
  • $1 million for ongoing rehabilitation at Transitway and O-Train stations, including condition assessment, rehabilitation, and implementation of safety and security improvements
  • $1.5 million to replace vehicles used for security, supervision, maintenance, stores and other services that support the reliability of the transit system

 


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