17th Ward Capital Budget

The 2017-2018 capital budget for the 17th Ward is $329,228, funded partly by the Ward’s Capital Funds and by STL Works. Please see below for the full list of projects:

  • Street improvements – $181,228 – $150k for Vandeventer between Chouteau and Tower Grove Avenues, $20k for a joint project with the 24th Ward on Hampton Avenue, and additional remaining funds for several residential streets
  • Sidewalks – $60,000
  • ADA compliant ramps – $28,000 –  Eight ramps in the Central West End & Forest Park Southeast
  • LED Street light conversion – $25,000 – 124 upgraded LED Cobra street lights on preferred streets
  • Refuse – $20,000 – Container upgrades
  • Creative Bus Shelters – $10,000 – Three planned along Tower Grove
  • Tree Planting – $5,000 – plus an additional remaining funds from prior year

In addition to these projects, $50,000 is available for Chouteau Park from 2016, with an additional $150,000 requested from the Neighborhood Parks grant for a playground.