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While drainage improvements are part of most street projects, there are other projects that are intended solely to address drainage issues.  The FY 2015-2019 program includes an Annual Stormwater Improvement project which outlines storm water improvements for five major ditches. Also addressed in FY 2015 is the grant-funded project for Shellside Stormwater Management System which will provide detention for the area and the aeration of the Genco Canal to address seasonal odor and algae growth issues.  In FY2017, the Historic District Drainage Improvements project begins with design and construction of the Wisconsin improvements, followed in FY2018-2019 with the design and construction of the primary and secondary Kansas improvements. 




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Stormwater Documents:
Master Drainage Plan


Harris County Flood Control District

Projects In Progress At A Glance: (as of October 2016)

Annual Stormwater Improvements: PSA for Interurban redesign approval in November 2016 : Bid in Sept 2017, Construction Award in October 2017   
 
Master Drainage Plan - Ph 2:  CIP Analysis/Development phase currently underway; presented status report to Council in November 2013; completion March 2014 with presentation to Council still required.

Genco Canal: Re-bid September 9, 2014; only one bid received at more than $850,000 over budget - bid was rejected; alternate methods of water quality mitigation are being evaluated.

Shellside Stormwater Management System:
 
  Six (6) right-of-way purchases approved by Council January 13th meeting. The City has taken possession of three properties through eminent domain proceedings; owners are appealing the award. Construction began April 2016 with completion anticipated February 2017.       

Need More:
Looking for financial information or more? You can view the most recent quarterly and monthly status reports with more detail by clicking on the following: Status Reports Quarterly reports will give you where we are at in the budget for the project and monthly reports will give you the latest status updates on active project.

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