Let's Put Macon-Bibb to Work

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Macon-Bibb County presentation which details new courthouse plans.

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<ul><li> 1. Lets Put Macon / Bibb To Work </li> <li> 2. </li> <li> 3. Public Safety <ul><li> There is a real and pressing danger here. To keep our citizens safe and secure, we urgently need to acquire a new integrated radio communications systemSheriff Jerry Modena </li></ul><ul><li> We are one severe thunderstorm away from disasterChief Deputy David Davis </li></ul></li> <li> 4. 800 MHz Radio System <ul><li>Present Radio System Not Compatible With All Emergency Responders </li></ul><ul><li>This Has Become An Issue In Regards To Public Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Cost to Upgrade and Replace System in Macon / Bibb County - $12,000,000* </li></ul>*as presented by City of Macon at SPLOST meeting </li> <li> 5. Public Safety <ul><li>Law enforcement agencies, emergency management services, and vital first responders currently rely on an antiquated system that is obsolete. </li></ul><ul><li>SPLOST will fund the acquisition of a new technologically advanced system designed with redundancies and emergency backup systems that will prevent downtime. </li></ul><ul><li>All agencies will be able to confidently communicate during severe weather emergencies, such as the Mothers Day Tornados, amber alerts, criminal investigations and homeland security issues. </li></ul></li> <li> 6. Storm Water </li> <li> 7. Storm Water <ul><li>FLOODING PROBLEMS </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Many Homes Experience Flooding Problems </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Bibb County, Payne City and the City of Macon Must Find Solutions To These Problems </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 8. Storm Water <ul><li>Drainage problems </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>There are many areas in Macon / Bibb county with metal, terracotta and brick pipes </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Pipes have outlived their life cycle </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>City drainage infrastructure is in dire need of repair </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Storm water important to the water quality. Improved by new pipes </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>State &amp; federal government passed new clean water regulations </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>In April Bibb received two year certification for water; normally given for five years. </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Bibb under mandate to improve water quality </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 9. Historical Problems with Flooding <ul><li>Flooding damages </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Vitality and Growth of Neighborhoods </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>High Insurance Costs by Citizens </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>New Residents and Businesses reluctant to locate here </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Neighborhoods cannot reach true social and economic potential until citizens are assured their area can withstand a storm event. </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 10. Parks and Recreation </li> <li> 11. Parks and Recreation <ul><li>Our community serves a diverse population </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of life increasingly important to attract new residents and businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Many parks out of date and need improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Need locations in the community for youth recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Working with Board of Education to help develop physical activities for students at a lower cost </li></ul><ul><li>Passive walking parks in the community for all citizens </li></ul></li> <li> 12. Luther Williams Baseball Stadium <ul><li>Improvements* </li></ul><ul><li>Renovate and Upgrade Stadium Seats to 6,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Renovate and Upgrade Restrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Renovate the Home / Visitors Locker Rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Renovate and Upgrade Press Box and Media Facility </li></ul><ul><li>Renovate Baseball Field to Include Field Drainage </li></ul><ul><li>Expand and Improve Parking </li></ul><ul><li>Total Cost - $1,000,000 </li></ul>*as presented by City of Macon at SPLOST meeting </li> <li> 13. City Auditorium and Other City Government Buildings <ul><li>Repair the Roof of the Historic City Auditorium </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate Renovations to Other City Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>$6,000,000 Set Aside by the City </li></ul></li> <li> 14. Central City Park <ul><li>Improvements * </li></ul><ul><li>Renovate RV Hook-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade RV Hookup back of Park </li></ul><ul><li>Repave Roads &amp; Parking Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Renovate Softball Fields </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade Chain Link Fence </li></ul><ul><li>Bollard and Cable Fence </li></ul><ul><li>Expand Picnic Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Trail, Comfort Station, Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Pave Walking Track </li></ul><ul><li>Pave Parking at Luther Williams </li></ul><ul><li>Finish Street Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Expand Parking </li></ul><ul><li>Multi Purpose Court with Lights </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade All Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Total Cost - $2,000,000 </li></ul>*as presented by City of Macon at SPLOST meeting </li> <li> 15. Recreational Parks <ul><li>Frank Johnson Park </li></ul><ul><li>Bloomfield Park </li></ul><ul><li>Memorial Park </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom Park </li></ul><ul><li>North Macon Park </li></ul><ul><li>East Macon Park </li></ul><ul><li>Rosa Jackson Park </li></ul><ul><li>1,000,000. </li></ul><ul><li>1,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>1,000,000. </li></ul><ul><li>1,000,000. </li></ul><ul><li>1,000,000. </li></ul><ul><li>1,000,000. </li></ul><ul><li>500,000. </li></ul>*as presented by City of Macon at SPLOST meeting </li> <li> 16. Filmore Thomas Durrs Lake *as presented by City of Macon at SPLOST meeting <ul><li>Improvements * </li></ul><ul><li>Playground </li></ul><ul><li>Picnic Area with Tables and Grills </li></ul><ul><li>Trash Receptacles </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Community Building </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor Basketball Courts </li></ul><ul><li>Parking </li></ul><ul><li>Nature Trail </li></ul><ul><li>Landscaping </li></ul><ul><li>Boardwalk and Docks </li></ul><ul><li>Two Pavilions </li></ul><ul><li>Lighting for Parking </li></ul><ul><li>Sidewalk / Multi Use Paths </li></ul><ul><li>Total Costs - $2,000,000 </li></ul></li> <li> 17. Rose Hill Cemetery <ul><li>Improvements * </li></ul><ul><li>Install Signage </li></ul><ul><li>Redesign Vehicular Traffic Pattern </li></ul><ul><li>Add Security Cameras </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Parking </li></ul><ul><li>Security Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Brick Repair Work </li></ul><ul><li>Erosion Repair </li></ul><ul><li>Precast Benches </li></ul><ul><li>Redo Front Entrance </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete Block Work </li></ul><ul><li>Cosmetic Cleanup </li></ul><ul><li>Total Cost-$1,000,000 </li></ul>*as presented by City of Macon at SPLOST meeting </li> <li> 18. Tattnall Square Park and Tennis Center <ul><li>Improvements * </li></ul><ul><li>Renovate Restrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Picnic Area with Tables and Grills </li></ul><ul><li>Picnic Shelter </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Security Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Tennis Courts Resurfacing </li></ul><ul><li>Replace Fence </li></ul><ul><li>Remodel / Repaint Facility </li></ul><ul><li>Parking Repair </li></ul><ul><li>Total Costs - $1,000,000 </li></ul>*as presented by City of Macon at SPLOST meeting </li> <li> 19. Washington Park <ul><li>Improvements * </li></ul><ul><li>Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Benches </li></ul><ul><li>Trash Receptacles </li></ul><ul><li>Landscaping </li></ul><ul><li>Total Cost - $300,000 </li></ul>*as presented by City of Macon at SPLOST meeting </li> <li> 20. Coleman Hill <ul><li>Improvements * </li></ul><ul><li>Landscaping </li></ul><ul><li>Trash Receptacles </li></ul><ul><li>Erosion Control </li></ul><ul><li>Historical Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Benches </li></ul><ul><li>Total Cost - $200,000 </li></ul>*as presented by City of Macon at SPLOST meeting </li> <li> 21. New Facilities in Unincorporated Bibb County <ul><li>Facility in South Bibb </li></ul><ul><li>Passive Parks </li></ul></li> <li> 22. Juvenile Justice Center </li> <li> 23. Juvenile Justice Center <ul><li> The new juvenile justice center will separate children involved in domestic cases from adult inmates on trial for criminal activityChief Deputy Russell Nelson </li></ul></li> <li> 24. Juvenile Justice Center Macon, Georgia C OOPER C ARRY BRITTAIN THOMPSON BRAY BROWN INC. </li> <li> 25. Juvenile Justice Center Macon, Georgia C OOPER C ARRY BRITTAIN THOMPSON BRAY BROWN INC. </li> <li> 26. <ul><li>Constructed on county owned property near DFCS </li></ul><ul><li>Creates a new central campus for coordinated family social services </li></ul><ul><li>Costs - $4,700,000 </li></ul>Juvenile Justice Center </li> <li> 27. Existing Courthouse </li> <li> 28. Existing Courthouse <ul><li>Historic Structure will be preserved and repurposed with interior renovations </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to house offices of government personnel </li></ul><ul><li>Additional space available for potential consolidation of shared services of city and county </li></ul><ul><li>Cost - $11,250,000 </li></ul></li> <li> 29. New Courthouse and Parking Facility </li> <li> 30. Parking New parking garage with free secure access for courthouse jurors, Grand Opera House patrons, Macon City Auditorium event attendees and downtown visitors. Costs - $11,500,000 </li> <li> 31. B I B B C O U N T Y C O U R T H O U S E Macon, Georgia BRITTAIN THOMPSON BRAY BROWN INC. C OOPER C ARRY </li> <li> 32. B I B B C O U N T Y C O U R T H O U S E Macon, Georgia C OOPER C ARRY BRITTAIN THOMPSON BRAY BROWN INC. </li> <li> 33. B I B B C O U N T Y C O U R T H O U S E Macon, Georgia C OOPER C ARRY BRITTAIN THOMPSON BRAY BROWN INC. </li> <li> 34. New Courthouse <ul><li>Will accommodate present / future judicial needs </li></ul><ul><li>Addresses critical violations concerning public and juror safety </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate problems with cross circulation of inmates, jurors, judges and the public </li></ul><ul><li>Improve handicap accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate security concerns in transporting inmates </li></ul><ul><li>COST - $43,000,000 </li></ul></li> <li> 35. Debt Retirement </li> <li> 36. Retiring Debt <ul><li>City of Macon* $12,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Bibb County $ 2,354,763 </li></ul>*as presented by City of Macon at SPLOST meeting </li> <li> 37. Transit </li> <li> 38. Transit <ul><li>Purchase Of New Transit Buses* $1,088,500 </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced emissions </li></ul>*as presented by City of Macon at SPLOST meeting </li> <li> 39. Payne City </li> <li> 40. Payne City <ul><li>Repairs to City Hall </li></ul><ul><li>Storm Water Drainage ** </li></ul><ul><li>Cost - $450,000 </li></ul>**as presented by the Mayor of Payne City at SPLOST meeting </li> <li> 41. Effects on the Local Economy </li> <li> 42. Effects on the Local Economy <ul><li>Minimum of 800 direct construction jobs &amp; hundreds indirect jobs will jump start local economy </li></ul><ul><li>Other jobs generated through purchase of local construction materials such as concrete, electrical, brick, roofing, plumbing and air conditioning </li></ul><ul><li>Local Jobs equal Local $pending </li></ul></li> <li> 43. Effects on the Local Economy <ul><li>Up to 70% of the revenue, $128,000,000 plus, generated by visitors </li></ul><ul><li>Over $183,000,000 generated over 6 years </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum of $80,000 new revenue infusion daily; $2.5 million per month; $30,000,000 a year ! </li></ul></li> <li> 44. Let s get to work!! </li> </ul>

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