Capital outlay projects planned by parish

Capital outlay projects planned in the next fiscal year are listed in a proposed ordinance introduced before the St. Mary Parish Council Wednesday.

They include:

—The industrial access road from Baker Hughes to Port Road in Morgan City, $1.02 million, funded with an $820,000 state capital outlay grant and $200,000 local match.

—Blevins building improvements, $1 million from bond proceeds.

—Construction of a new animal control building, $495,125, from bond proceeds.

—St. Mary Parish Courthouse, exterior cleaning and waterproofing work, $891,225; windows replacement, $563,394; elevator upgrade and replacement, $681,625; interior improvements and HVAC air box upgrades, $1.55 million; entry canopy modification, $215,525; and boiler replacement, $145,625, all from bond proceeds.

—Whitney building re-roofing and waterproofing, $191,980 from bond proceeds.

—Morgan City Senior Center roof and ceiling replacement, $188,148 with bond proceeds.

—Victoria-Riverside Road, reconstruction and overlay, Phase 1, east from the Jennings Bridge for 2 miles, $825,000.

—Kemper Williams Park improvements, $100,000 in state capital outlay funds.

—Harold J. “Babe” Landry Landfill, cell construction, Phase 2, $8 million, with bond proceeds.

The ordinance also contains various road projects for the 2013-2016 fiscal year, which have not yet been funded.

The parish council will hold a public hearing and then vote on the ordinance during its Dec. 7 meeting.

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