What defines a capital improvement project? What is a "facility"? What types of projects are considered for the process?

Projects can include upgrades and major maintenance to existing buildings, or creating new buildings or facilities. Types of capital improvement projects:

  • Animal control
  • General government
  • Libraries
  • Parks
  • Recreational facilities
  • Schools
  • Trails
  • Transit

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1. What defines a capital improvement project? What is a "facility"? What types of projects are considered for the process?
2. How are projects funded?
3. How are projects scored? Will the score sheet be made public?
4. Does project cost/estimate weigh into the scoring?
5. Does the amount of times a project is nominated help it get moved to the top of the list?
6. Who will be on the scoring committee?
7. What is the estimated timeline of the different stages in the cycle?
8. Will you consider partnerships with other institutions like the University or hospital?
9. Will you consider green field development for new facilities, or do we need to find existing properties to house facilities?
10. Are the utility, operations, and maintenance expenses for existing facilities available to the public (in order to answer questions numbers 17, 18, and 22)?