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Street resurfacing

Street/Alley/Alley Apron Resurfacing and Sidewalk Repairs

What percentage of the total budget should go toward street/alley resurfacing and sidewalks repairs? (Select one option.)

A resurfaced streets costs $43,500 per block. The first resurfaced asphalt alley costs $31,500. Subsequent asphalt alleys cost $49,500. Flood resistant permeable green alleys cost $150,000. An alley apron (the area located at the mouth of the alley, between the sidewalk and the street) costs $10,000. A block of sidewalks costs $75,000. Note: These are the average estimated costs.

Note: The following streets, alleys, alley aprons, will be resurfaced, and sidewalks repaired in priority order depending on the percentage of this year’s budget allocated for these purposes:

Streets/Alleys/Alley Aprons Resurfacing

1. Street at 1100 W. Pratt - Sheridan to the Lake
2. Alley behind 7700 N. Hermitage (between Hermitage,, Paulina, Jonquil, and Juneway)
3. Green alley behind 6600 N. Sheridan (between Sheridan, Lakewood, Albion, and North Shore)
4. Alley behind 6500 N. Glenwood (between Glenwood, Newgard, Arthur, and Albion)
5. Street at 1900 W. Greenleaf - Damen to Wolcott 6. Alley behind 6600 N. Glenwood (between Glenwood, Newgard, Albion, and North Shore)
7. Street at 1800 W. Greenleaf - Wolcott to Ravenswood
8. Green alley behind 1400 W. Lunt (between Lunt, Greenleaf, Glenwood, and Greenview)
9. Alley behind 6750 N. Sheridan (between Sheridan, Lakewood, Columbia, and Pratt)
10. Street at 2234-2230 W. Jarvis (between Bell and Oakley)
11. Alley behind 1608 W. Touhy (between Touhy, Ashland, Chase, and Paulina)
12. Street at 1900 N. Chase (Wolcott to Damen)
13. Alley behind 1600 W. Chase (between Chase, Ashland, Sherwin, Paulina)
14. Alley behind 6950 N. Sheridan (between Sheridan, Farwell, Lakewood, and Morse)
15. Alley Apron next to 7323 N. Paulina
16. Alley Apron next to 2015 W. Lunt
17. Alley Apron next to 1414 W. Arthur
18. Alley Apron next to 2115 W. Chase
19. Alley Apron next to 2156 W. Chase
Sidewalks
1. 7522-7524 N. Eastlake
2. 1709 - 1719 W. Chase
3. 6524 - 6528 N. Newgard
4. 7627 - 7637 N. Paulina

100% would fund 2 green alleys, 5 streets, 8 asphalt alleys, 5 alley aprons
90% would fund 2 green alleys, 5 streets, 7 asphalt alleys
80% would fund 2 green alleys, 4 streets, 6 asphalt alleys
70% would fund 2 green alleys, 3 streets, 5 asphalt alleys
60% would fund 2 green alleys, 3 streets, 4 asphalt alleys
50% would fund 1 green alley, 3 streets, 4 asphalt alleys
40% would fund 1 green alley, 3 streets, 2 asphalt alleys
30% would fund 1 green alley, 2 streets, 2 asphalt alleys
20% would fund 1 green alley, 1 street, 1 alley
10% would fund 1 street, 1 alley
0% would fund nothing

What percentage of the total budget should go toward street/alley resurfacing and sidewalks repairs? (Mark one box)

Please select one of the options below:

Projects

Additional Exercise Equipment in Loyola Park

Install more exercise equipment in Loyola Park to complement existing equipment.

Estimated Cost: $80,000

Location: Loyola Park, just north of Morse

   

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New Fencing on Metra Embankment

Remove fencing on east Metra embankment from Pratt to Estes and install new fencing closer to the tracks to facilitate easier cleaning and the planting of community gardens

Estimated Cost: $75,000

   

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Park Community Bulletin Boards

Install bulletin boards at Pottawattomie and Touhy Parks and Rogers Beach to provide information on local events

Estimated Cost: $21,000

   

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Bus Benches

Install 15 benches throughout the ward at bus stops.

Estimated Cost: $33,000

   

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Water Feature at Langdon Park

Install a new water feature at this park at Albion and Ravenswood to allow for fun play and cooling off in the hot summer months.

Estimated Cost: $210,000

Location: 1754 W. Albion

   

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Four CTA, Metra Murals

Paint murals at four locations: CTA embankment wall at Dubkin Park (7442 N. Ashland) CTA alley embankment wall from Greenview to Jarvis; Metra viaduct at Greenleaf and Ravenswood (north side wall), and Metra viaduct at Estes and Ravenswood (north side wall).

Estimated Cost: $44,000

   

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Artificial Turf Field and Running Track at Sullivan High School

Replace Sullivan’s southwest parking lot with a turf field and track that would serve both the school and the community. The total cost is $900,000. The Open Space Impact Fee program will cover $350,000 of the cost. If voters approve this year’s proposal for $300,000, the remaining $250,000 will be on next year’s PB ballot.

Estimated Cost: $300,000

Location: 1531 W. Albion

   

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Zócalo in Touhy Park

A “zocalo” is the public square of a Mexican city or town. Build a public plaza/stage at ground level in Touhy Park near the fieldhouse for cultural expression and community engagement.

Estimated Cost: $60,000

Location: 7348 N. Paulina

   

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New Planting Beds and Fencing at Dubkin Park

Install three new raised planting beds at this park at 7442 N. Ashland, plus short, ornamental fencing to protect flower beds from dogs.

Estimated Cost: $10,000

Location: 7442 N. Ashland

   

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More Trees for Rogers Park

Plant 100 trees throughout the 49th Ward on parkways and in parks.

Estimated Cost: $80,000

   

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