Let's Put Macon-Bibb to Work

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Macon-Bibb County presentation which details new courthouse plans.

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agencies, emergency management services, and vital first responders currently rely on an antiquated system that is obsolete.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    • Many parks out of date and need improvements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

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