SNELLVILLE – The Mayor and Council approved funds to improve area streets and stormwater infrastructure Monday.
Ten city streets will get facelifts after the council approved $709,459.55 in Special Local Option Sales Tax and Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant monies for the annual streetscape improvement project.
The city streets that will be repaved are:
Through the Stormwater Management Program, the city’s Public Works Department addresses stormwater maintenance needs in right of ways, ditches, detention ponds and easements which are vital to stormwater management.
Management of stormwater runoff has become an increasingly important responsibility for local governments. Recently enacted stormwater regulations, combined with aging drainage infrastructure, has resulted in local governments like Snellville developing and implementing more comprehensive stormwater management programs to achieve regulatory compliance and address recurring drainage problems.
More than $553,000 in city Stormwater Funds will take care of stormwater infrastructure maintenance near the following addresses:
Both projects will be completed by the end of June 2017.