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Posted on: July 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Home Improvement: Allen Edition

Entry, steps and rotunda of Allen City Hall on bright, blue sky day

Allen City Council has approved $2.6 million in funding for more than a dozen repairs and improvements to City facilities. The anticipated project list includes the following upgrades and estimated costs:

  • City Council Chambers Remodel and Security Enhancement- $577,950
  • City Hall Waterproofing - $556,000
  • City Hall Rotunda Roof Repair - $110,000
  • Exterior Signage at City Hall and Civic Plaza - $40,000
  • Storm Sirens - $415,000
  • Fire Station #5 Parking Lot Repair Engineering Assessment and Design Work - $125,000
  • Event Center South Garage Lighting Replacement, Powerwashing and Replacement - $273,246
  • Fire Station #3 and #4 Window Replacement - $90,000
  • Municipal Service Center Lighting Upgrades and AC Upgrade - $23,800
  • Outdoor Metal Painting at Various Facilities - $130,000
  • Event Center Facade, Concrete Repair and Enhancement Work - $42,000
  • Facility Wi-Fi Replacement - $75,000
  • Natatorium Evaluation of Dectron Humidity Control Replacement - $15,000
  • Traffic Management Center - $75,000

The projects will be funded by the sale of tax notes. This allows the City to complete numerous repairs in a short time frame, avoiding inflation of both labor and material costs. The short-term debt will be repaid within three years at an interest rate of 3% or lower.

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