Borough passes resolution on Capital Improvement Program

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) A borough assembly meeting Thursday evening saw steps towards improving buildings around the Fairbanks North Star Borough.

The CIP program will upgrade, repair, and maintain borough assets like buildings and vehicles. (FNSB)

The assembly passed a resolution which will move the borough's Capital Improvement Program into its next phase.

"The next stage in the process is for us to score the projects, and then take those projects and start to make recommendations from the mayor's office to the assembly finance committee about what we think would be good ideas to rank them, start them, and fund them within the confines of what we have for resources right now," said Borough Chief of Staff Jim Williams.

The program will upgrade, repair, and maintain borough assets like buildings and vehicles.

The borough debated, into the early hours of the morning, which assets would be seeing improvements and which were not currently a priority.

The S.S. Nenana, a hallmark attraction at Pioneer Park, is an asset of particular interest. The program's improvements to the Nenana would make the main deck viable for public use once again.

To view information related to the capital improvement program, or to direct questions at borough officials, visit the CIP website here.

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