Council to cruise University Boulevard widening options
January 10, 2016 - Picnic Time
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Traffic flows by a residential area May 22, 2014, on University Boulevard nearby a YMCA.
Posted: Sunday, Jan 10, 2016 7:30 am
The Odessa City Council on Tuesday will cruise dual pattern options for widening University Boulevard to 5 lanes, according to an bulletin expelled Friday evening.
The options are a true alley during a cost of about $13.5 million or a winding alley for about $12.5 million, estimated formed on new projects by a Texas Department of Public Safety, according to a ask submitted to a city by a contractor, Kimley Horn out of Lubbock.
A open conference is scheduled.
The arch differences in cost between a dual options distortion in alley improvements and right-of-way acquisitions. The some-more costly true highway calls for an estimated $700,000 some-more than a winding highway for alley improvements, along with an additional $600,000 for right-of-way acquisitions.
The legislature authorized a scarcely $850,000 pattern investigate for a widening of a highway in Dec 2014. At a time, legislature members were told to pattern about 22 months of examination and pattern before a plan began. The tangible widening was projected to final about 4 years, focusing on a area between Hancock Avenue and North Tom Green Avenue, according to prior stories.
Back then, a cost guess was about $11 million.
IN OTHER BUSINESS, THE COUNCIL WILL:
- Recognize a ECISD propagandize board; a Downtown Odessa Lion’s Club and Baldwin Electronics in propinquity to Keep Odessa Beautiful; and endowment winners from a Downtown Odessa Parade of Lights.
- Consider commendatory city legislature mins from a Dec. 8 meeting.
- Consider final capitulation of a ask by Apollo Perforators to rezone 3.61 acres northwest of South Faudree Road and Groening Street from light industrial to a light industrial cavalcade reservation and rezone Lot 12, Block 6 from a light industrial cavalcade reservation to light industrial.
- Consider final capitulation of a ask by Real Property Resources for strange zoning of a designed singular family growth on 43.4 acres of land in Section 34, Block 42 that is northeast of a intersection of a due Evans Boulevard and East 91st Street.
- Consider final capitulation of a ask by 87th Street Partners for strange zoning of a sell growth on about 19.3 acres of land, strange zoning of a multi-family growth on about 11.3 acres of land, strange zoning of a singular family growth on about 34.5 acres, singular family-surface drainage on about 48.1 acres of land, rezoning a 0.38-acre cavalcade reservation to a singular family development, rezone a special home district to a multi-family growth on about 5.2 acres of land and rezone from a special home district to sell on about 5.3 acres of land in Sections 34 and 39, Block 42. The land is north of a intersection of East 87th Street and Yale Avenue.
- Consider shopping and installing cruise pavilions during Sherwood Park by a “Buy Board.” The cost would be some-more than $121,000.
- Consider shopping and installing 4 prefabricated buildings for Comanche Trails East Soccerplex. The cost would be scarcely $153,000.
- Consider donating a late Odessa Police Department car to a Ector County Medical Examiner’s Office.
- Consider a bid endowment on automotive equipment: a singular back wheel, a one ton organisation cab and a singular cab one-half ton and a one-and-three-fourths ton singular cab. The new apparatus would reinstate aged apparatus sole during auction. The sum cost would be some-more than $175,000.
- Consider a bid endowment for tire deputy and repair.
- Recommend adopting a revised Family Health Project and fluctuating contracts with dependent use contractors.
- Consider tact of 2016 City Holidays.
- Consider an industrial agreement with a owners of about 19.8 acres of land in Section 23, Block 41.
- Consider commendatory an mercantile growth agreement with FMC Technologies during a cost of about $381,992.
- Consider sanctioning a veteran services agreement with Carollo Engineering to weigh a H2O diagnosis plant and consider a condition. The projected cost is $400,000.
City Of Odessa
Sunday, Jan 10, 2016 7:30 am.