2017 SPLOST Projects

City of Rome - 2017 SPLOST Projects
PROJECT ORIGINAL PROJECT BUDGET AMOUNT EXPENDED ON PROJECT TO DATE REMAINING FUNDS TO DATE PROJECTED COMPLETION DATE STATUS OF PROJECT
Recreation $980,000 $146,052 $698,985 2021 Ridge Ferry Park Playground has been completed. Parking lot paving will be this coming season. In-house engineering continues on the covered pavilion and basketball courts at Parks Hoke Park and should be bid very soon. Parks HQ roof has been installed.
East Central Secondary Access Road $395,000 $10,732 $384,268 2021 In-house engineering is complete and construction has been awarded to Wilson Boys Enterprises out of Hiram, Georgia. Construction will begin soon.
Public Works & Infrastructure Improvements $5,000,000 $331,825 $4,780,422   From the 2020 list: Branham Avenue, Old Alabama Road, Hank Street, Nixon Avenue, West 1st, West 6th, portion of Riverside PKWY, West 1st and Sixth Avenue. Various sidewalk work is currently underway.
Public Safety Facility & Equipment Improvements $4,400,000 $2,091,589 $2,655,935 2021 Fire: New tanker being built by Pierce Fire Apparatus, $315,000. Quint 3, delivered $1,025,000. Fire tower renovations completed in 2020 $180,000. Burn building materials delivered, concrete scheduled first week in February. PD: All 20 vehicles have been purchased and are being outfitted. 
North Broad Youth Center Recreation Renovations $600,000 $0 $600,000 2023 Initial project discussions are to replicate the facility that will be built in Parks Hoke Park.
5th Avenue River District/Arts District $2,000,000 $72,500 $1,934,750 2022 GMC has been engaged to do the project conceptual planning. Initial concepts were unveiled at a public input gathering session in September 2020. An RFP for engineering design services will be opened on August 12.
Barron Stadium Improvements $825,000 $792,865 $32,135 2020 The artificial turf has been replaced with FieldTurf, press box renovations, new scoreboard installed and repairs to the track have all been completed.  
Water & Sewer $1,750,000 $0 $1,750,000 2022 The two projects will be designed and bid so we can develop concurrently: Fire protection for Roesemont Park and Maple Street area.
Silver creek Trail Extension to Lindale $590,000 $0 $590,000 2023 City and County will work together to coordinate the trail project.  
Blueways/Waterways $3,121,362 $0 $3,121,362 2022 In house planning has been underway for renovations to the ECO center. The City has engaged Jones Pierce Architects to lead the design phase of the renovation and boat house design.
Real Estate & Infrastructure for Economic Development & Job Creation $1,555,000 $3,830 $1,551,170 2021 Work continues with the Rome Floyd County Development Authority to identify and acquire property for economic development.