Municipal Services

Streets Sales Tax


On August 7, 2007 voters approved a one-half of one cent sales tax for streets, bridges and safety improvements.  The 11-year program began January 1, 2009 and will end December 31, 2019. A total of $101,200,000 will be spent on the following projects:

11-Year Overlay Program

550 miles of streets will be repaved.
(Cost: $72,000,000)

2017 Asphalt Overlay Program

Click to view a list of streets to be milled and paved this year:
2017 Street Overlay Program List

Bridges and Culverts Cost: $2,600,000

Two deteriorated bridges/culverts have been replaced or repaired.

Bly Road bridge
Road bridge South of Bundschu
Claremont culvert south of Truman
Claremont culvert south of Truman

Street Improvements Cost: $14,700,000

39th St, Noland to Crysler
(Partial Project Funding)
Jackson Drive
Jackson Drive
(Partial Project Funding)
35th Street Improvements
32nd Street, 291 Highway to Van Hook Park
35th Street Improvements
35th St, Noland Road to Crysler Avenue

Little Blue Parkway
(partial project funding)

Alley Rehabilitation
(approximately 70 locations)

Intersection Improvements Cost: $2,600,000

Various intersections with concrete surfacing.

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23rd Street and Sterling Avenue
Truman Rd
Truman Road & Noland Road

Safety Enhancements Cost: $4,300,000

Blue Mills Rd turn lane at 24 Hwy
School zone signalizations
35th Street and Phelps Road intersection signal
Noland Road and Fair intersection signal

Salisbury Road - 291 Hwy to 1 mile east

Sidewalks to Schools Cost: $2,000,000

Kingshighway at Hanthorn School
Truman Road at Spring Branch School
Cedar at Fairmount School
Speck Road at middle schools
Nickell and McCoy at the Truman Library Campus
25th Terrace at North Rock Creek School
Crackerneck at William Yates School
E. 36th Terrace at Nativity School

Sidewalks to Parks Cost: $1,000,000

Salisbury, Jennings to Athletic Sports Complex
Norledge and Arlington to Fairmount Park
35th Street and Sterling to Firehouse Park
Hedges and 24th Street to Rotary Park
Crackerneck to Glendale Park

Snow Removal/Street Maintenance Staffing Cost: $2,000,000

Maintenance operations funding will be supplemented to add a maintenance crew for snow removal and other street repairs during the final seven years of the program.

Street Improvement Oversight Committee

The volunteer members of the Street Improvement Oversight Committee monitor the expenditures of the Streets Sales Tax. The committee makes formal reports to the City Council at least twice a year.  Currently there is one vacancy on the committee.

Street Improvement Oversight Committee Members

Erin Boatright Wes Epperson
Paul Newberry    Gloria Smith
Fran Wagner  Tim Watkins

Projects made possible by your tax dollars