MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — Morris County’s Board of County Commissioners not too long ago offered their $67,242,800 capital spending plan.
The six-year 2022-2027 plan, which entails $36,875,294 from the county, plus $30,367,506 in grants, plans to hone in on a variety of initiatives, from roads to public security, to parks to info know-how, to new voting machines anticipated to be in place for the 2022 major election.
“This capital plan incorporates $14 million to resurface 25.6 miles of roads in 15 cities, $2.8 million to enhance key intersections and dedicates practically $7 million in order that Morris County will proceed to steer the state with its bridge and culvert upgrades,” stated Commissioner Director Steven Shaw, in a information launch.
“This plan additionally makes good on the dedication our board made this previous summer season for a 30 p.c growth of the Morris County Vocational School with a brand new Career Technical Education Center, in addition to an funding within the persevering with expansions and enhancements on the County College of Morris,” Shaw additionally stated.
The county oversees 287 miles of roadways, 1,000 bridges and culverts, three freight railroads, 1,185 automobiles and items of kit, 3.3 sq. footage in buildings, all timber on the county right-of-ways, mosquito management, greater than 20,000 acres of parkland and amenities for the judiciary, sheriff and county’s regulation and public security, in line with the information launch.
Among the highlights for County Infrastructure within the plan, there are:
$2.8 in Intersection Upgrades, together with:
- Flanders Netcong Road and Main Street Intersection with Route 206, Mount Olive
- Boonton Avenue at Taylortown Road, Montville Township
- Guide Rail Upgrades and Installations all through the County
$14.0 million for roadway resurfacing, together with:
- 2.2 miles of Fairmount Road in Washington Township
- 2.2 miles of Green Pond Road in Rockaway and Jefferson Townships
- 2.5 miles of Park Avenue from Columbia Turnpike to Route 124 in Madison, Florham Park and Morris Township
- 2.5 miles of Village Road in Harding Township
$6.83 million for bridge and culverts initiatives, together with:
- Dickson’s Mill Road Bridge in Harding Township
- Pleasant Hill Road Bridge in Mount Olive
- Hurd Street Bridge in Mine Hill Township
Education Projects that embody:
- $25.3 million for the School of Technology’s development of its new Career Technical Education Center on the County College of Morris and Science Lab upgrades with $18.8 million coming from a State Grant
- $5.2 million on the County College for facility accessibility upgrades and Academic Complex roof substitute
- $1.9 million for Information Technology Upgrades and Improvements
- $1.7 million for the Morris County Park System
- $4.1 million for 451 new voting machines to adjust to new voting legal guidelines
- $1 million for Public Safety Enhancements
- $550,000 for County Owned Railroad Upgrades
- $366,000 for Health Management and Mosquito Control
Click right here to view the total capital plan: www.morriscountynj.gov/recordsdata/sharedassets/public/main-site/presentation-capital-budget-2022-final-final_pix.pdf.
See full particulars in regards to the spending plan right here: www.morriscountynj.gov/Morris-County-News/Morris-County-Commissioners-Present-2022-Capital-Spending-Plan.
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