This project extended an appropriately sized water main from the south runway safety area to the north terminal. It provides the water flow necessary to meet fire flow regulations for current and proposed future airport development and the Winterville Road area.
Original SPLOST Budget: $776,010
Budget Amendments: -$267,889
Adjusted SPLOST Budget: $508,121
Amounts Expended: $508,121
Project 10: Airport Sanitary Sewer
The project extended a sanitary sewer line from U.S. Highway 78 to the north terminal area. It provides the necessary connection to the Athens-Clarke County sanitary sewer system to serve current and proposed future airport development.
Original SPLOST Budget: $882,340
Budget Amendments: $231,873
Adjusted SPLOST Budget: $1,114,213
Amount Expended: $1,114,213
Project 11: Airport Land Acquisition
The project acquired approximately 40 acres of land necessary to construct the future Airport Commercial Terminal Facility, with an entrance from U.S. Highway 78.
Original SPLOST Budget: $1,067,822
Budget Amendments: -$38,295
Adjusted SPLOST Budget: $1,029,527
Amount Expended: $1,029,525
Project 12: Streets & Drainage Service Center
The project relocated the Streets and Drainage Service Facility to a more suitable location with direct access to one or more major roadways.
Original SPLOST Budget: $3,000,000
Budget Amendments: -$65,049
Adjusted SPLOST Budget: $2,934,951
Amount Expended: $2,934,950
Project 13: East Athens / Lay Park Community Centers & Other Park Facility Renovations
This project consisted of a comprehensive renovation of the major mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems, and ADA accessibility of the recreational, educational, and office spaces existing East Athens and Thomas N. Lay community centers. It included resurfacing the existing basketball court and replacing the existing pool filtration system at Thomas N. Lay Park. It also included the installation of a new water main and fire protection systems to Walker Hall at the Sandy Creek Nature Center, renovation of the beach area at Sandy Creek Park, and the construction of a new animal health care facility for the Bear Hollow Wildlife Trail at Memorial Park.
Original SPLOST Budget: $3,918,000
Budget Amendments: -$81,121
Adjusted SPLOST Budget: $3,836,879
Amount Expended: $3,836,859
Project 14: Memorial Park Operations
The project demolished the existing operations center facility and constructed a new facility comprised of multipurpose community / educational space, an administrative office, meeting spaces for park staff, restrooms, kitchen spaces, and approximately 40 additional parking spaces. It also consisted of preparing a general plan for Memorial Park identifying all future areas of development.
Original SPLOST Budget: $1,622,000
Budget Amendments: $134,232
Adjusted SPLOST Budget: $1,756,232
Amount Expended: $1,756,216
Project 15: Athens Welcome Center Improvements
The project renovated the existing Athens Welcome Center (Church-Waddel-Brumby House) located at the intersection of Thomas Street and Dougherty Street. It included constructing an appropriately designed stand-alone building addition that houses ADA-accessible restrooms, an information / video space, and administrative office and storage space. The project reworked the existing grounds to provide additional parking and historically appropriate garden landscaping. It also included waterproofing and stabilization of the existing house.