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|NEARLY 100 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS PLANNED FOR ANAHEIM THIS FISCAL YEAR|
ANAHEIM, CA - (July 21, 2014) - Anaheim residents can look forward to nearly 100 capital improvement projects for 2014/15. As part of the City of Anaheim’s $1.6 billion approved budget for this fiscal year, the City is committed to the community and improving its neighborhoods and infrastructure.
Capital improvements projects include:
By approving the Fiscal Year 2014/15 budget, the City Council committed to a community investment of more than $316 million for new or improved parks and community centers, continuing street and transportation improvements, and utility system upgrades. The FY 2014/15 budget, approved on June 17, represents an increase of 3.7% from the previous year.
Based on the five-year General Fund plan, the City will include an additional $2.9 million in public safety and neighborhood service enhancements on an ongoing basis. Additionally, the City added $3 million in one-time projects and purchases to benefit both neighborhood services and public safety, funded by additional revenue in the current year primarily from increased transient occupancy tax (TOT) and sales tax.
For additional information about the nearly 100 capital improvement projects, please visit www.anaheim.net/capitalprojects. In addition, maps and information on the capital projects are on display at City Hall, Anaheim’s Community and Youth Centers, and Central, Euclid, Sunkist and Canyon libraries.
For information on the City’s budget, please visit www.anaheim.net/finance.
For more information on the City of Anaheim, please visit www.anaheim.net.
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