Mayor makes $10.2 million in capital bond requests

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Mayor makes $10.2 million in capital bond requests
The requests would support projects with road pavement and reconstruction; water main replacements; drainage improvements; and upgrades to the wading pools and splash pads. (Photo/Maureen Sullivan)

MARLBOROUGH – Mayor J. Christian Dumais has made capital bond requests for fiscal 2024 totaling $10.2 million.

According to Dumais, the borrowing will support projects with road pavement and reconstruction; water main replacements; drainage improvements; upgrades to the wading pools and splash pads; and more.

“This borrowing will continue our long-term investment in Marlborough’s infrastructure, ensuring that we do not fall behind on critical projects,” he said.

The itemized list includes $1 million each for the Hildreth wading pool and splash pad, along with stormwater drainage improvements; $1.5 million for culvert replacements at Mowry Brook and the Causeway Street extension; $500,000 for Fort Meadow Dam maintenance; $2 million for water main replacements at various locations; $300,000 for Lakeshore Drive and Birch Road pump station upgrade design; $200,000 for Hager Street reconstruction; $1.5 million for Chandler Street pavement reconstruction; $1 million for pavement mill and overlay for Burns Road, McGee Avenue and Conrad Road; $500,000 in additional funds for waste relocation at the Hudson Street landfill; $120,000 to replace a boiler at the Walker Building; and $350,000 for site work at Evergreen Cemetery.

The request has been sent to the council’s Finance Committee.

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