The Greenburgh Town Board unanimously approved the 2016 capital budget. The budget, as amended by the Town Board, is posted in the comptroller's section of the town website: www.greenburghny.com. Or--via the link below. The entire budget is $9,326,514.
Three major new sidewalks will be built this year--enabling children to safely walk to school. The sidewalks:
* Seely Place --(Seely School)
* Fort Hill Road from Ardsley Road towards Jackson Ave (we probably will get to Highpoint). Hope to also construct a sidewalk from Ardsley Road to the Greenville School
* Sprain Road to Ardsley Middle School
We appropriated $960,000 for sidewalks.
Pedestrian safety is of great importance. Last week I met with the leadership of the Juniper Hill Civic Association and the Commissioner of Public Works about building a sidewalk on Juniper Hill Road to the Lee Jackson School. I hope that work on that sidewalk could start in 2017. I hope that our Congressional delegation will appropriate more federal funds to sidewalks that connect to schools --to enable local governments to do more to encourage communities to encourage children to walk to school.
The Board added $863,000 to the proposed capital budget to rehabilitate the roof of the Theodore Young Community Center and wall.