The drainage improvement plan was developed in 2018 after the major flooding event in April of 2017. Based on flooding that was reported across the city, over 100 projects ranging in size were identified. (View the 2018 Drainage Improvement Plan). These projects have been categorized according to urgency and time requirements, and the work will be completed in phases.
The 2019 Bond, which was approved by voters in April 2019, included up to $15.8 million for drainage projects. Phase One drainage projects totaling an estimated $8,059,222 include the following:
Upper Scull Creek Phase 2
River Meadows Dr
Niokaska Creek Stream Restoration
Scull Creek Stream Restoration
Project budget committed as of February 1, 2023 (Phase I/II)
Phase I Drainage project map combined (click to enlarge)