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Project Updates

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Projects Underway

Indoor Sportsplex

September 2018: Projected construction completion.
January 2018: Sportsplex website launched.
December 2017: City Council approved $5,568,510 in bond funding for project.  Construction contract awarded to A&K Construction with work scheduled to begin after groundbreaking December 18.
October 2017: Project bid.
July-September 2017: Construction documents and plan review.
May-June 2017: Project design.
April 28, 2017: Contract signed with design firm Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects, firm unanimously recommended by selection committee.
April 13, 2017: Top 2 firms interviewed.
March 21, 2017: 8 RFPs received.
February 28, 2017: Sportsplex Request for Proposals (RFP) issued.
February 2017: City Council approved $4,608,000 for project.

Greenway Extension

December 2017: City Council approved bond funding for project.  
June 2017: Selection of design firm is in progress.
May 25, 2017: State transportation cabinet awarded project $714,000 in CY2016 Transportation Alternatives Program reimbursement program funds.
April 2017: Negotiated contract details with Phase I design firm Lose & Associates.
February 2017: City Council approved $2,200,000 for project.

Sidewalk Improvement Plan

December 2017: City Council approved bond funding for project.  
August-September 2017: Sidewalk project on Woodmill Road completed.

June-July 2017: Durrett Avenue, College Street, Broad Street, Central Avenue, and Glass Avenue sidewalks completed. 
May 2017: Public Works evaluated and prioritized 50 total projects.
April 2017: Contracts signed with construction firms for new sidewalk construction. 
February 2017: City Council approved $1,267,764 for project.

2nd Street Park

February 2018: Work scheduled to begin after groundbreaking February 20.
December 2017: 
City Council approved bond funding for project.  
June 2017: Conceptual park rendering supported by East Side Neighborhood.  Construction documents are being prepared.

April 2017: Second park rendering developed based on East Side Neighborhood feedback.
March 7, 2017: Draft rendering shared with East Side Neighborhood Association for feedback.
February 2017: Draft park rendering developed.

February 2017: City Council approved an additional $250,000 for project.
November 2015: City Council approved using $318,000 from Section 108 Loan toward project.

Joe Mumford Park


December 2017: City Council approved bond funding for project.  
June 2017: Continue property acquisition.
February 2017: City Council approved an additional $650,000 for project.
November 2015: City Council approved using $100,000 from Section 108 Loan toward project.

Ag Expo

May 2017: Markin Consulting presented draft market demand assessment study for proposed Western Kentucky Ag Expo Center intended to serve Christian, Trigg and Todd counties.  Click here for a copy of the study.
February 2017: City Council approved $1,000,000 toward project.
February 2, 2017: Markin Consulting hosted public community forum as part of continued feasibility/market study work.

Conference Center Expansion

September 2018: Projected construction completion.
December 2017: Construction contract awarded to A&K Construction with work scheduled to begin after groundbreaking December 18.
April 2017: Design development is complete.
February 2017: City Council approved $1,000,000 toward project.

Alhambra Theater

August-September 2017: Interior renovations are underway.
June-August 2017: Marquee replacement completed.
April 11, 2017: County accepted Trio Signs bid for marquee replacement.

Pennyroyal Area Museum

April 2017: Project is in design phase.



Project Financing

December 2017: City Council approved bond funding projects including the Sportsplex, Greenway Extension, Joe Mumford Park, 2nd Street Park, and Sidewalk Plan.  
June 2017: The next round of tax credit applications are due October 2017.