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The city makes investments of Penny for Pinellas resources in four categories, more fully described below:

Citywide Infrastructure

  • Resurfacing of 673 lane miles of city streets (2010-2016) and 2,391 lane miles during all of the Penny rounds
  • Constructed 15 major Stormwater drainage projects (using both Penny and SWFWMD grants)
  • Reconstructed 10 bridges and extended the service life of 76 bridges
  • Reconstruction of seawalls, such as 30,000 linear feet of seawall, along Coffee Pot Bayou through Vinoy and Straub Parks
  • Reconstruction of sidewalks – average of 400 sidewalk segments annually
  • Traffic Calming – installed 207 traffic calming features (2010-2016) and 1,568 (all rounds of the Penny)

 Public Safety

  • Police Headquarters Facility is under construction with an estimated completion date of December 2018/January 2019)
  • Acquired 79 Police cruisers (2010-2017)
  • A new Fire Station #7 at Fossil Park will soon be under construction with an estimated completion in late summer 2018
  • Major renovations to Fire Station 11 (Lakewood Fire Station)
  • Acquired eight (8) new fire engines, two (2) ladder trucks, one (1) squad support vehicle

Recreation & Culture

  • Reconstruction of eight (8) recreation centers including Campbell Park, Lake Vista, Gladden Park, and Childs Park
  • Major renovations to Parks including Lake Maggiore/Boyd Hill, Campbell Park, Fossil Park and Walter Fuller
  • Renovation and improvements to eight (8) boat launch facilities including Bay Vista, Crisp Park, Coffee Pot, Demens Landing, Maximo, Grandview, Lake Maggiore, and Sunlit Cove
  • Major improvements to Pools including Jennie Hall, Childs Park, Fossil Park, Shore Acres, Lake Vista and Walter Fuller
  • Replacement of playground equipment at Walter Fuller, Lake Vista, Crisp Park, Crescent Lake, and Westgate Elementary
  • Public Library improvements
  • Regular resurfacing of the City’s tennis and basketball courts and refinishing of Gymnasium floors

City Facility Improvements

  • Funded renovations to Jamestown, the city’s affordable housing complex
  • Improvements to the Dwight H. Jones Neighborhood Center
  • Replacement of roofs and HVAC systems in City facilities

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