MEASURE A KICK-OFF EVENT
Thursday, March 2, 2017, 10:00 am at the intersection of Walnut Avenue and East Jackson Street, Long Beach, 90805
City officials will celebrate the kick off of approximately $150 million in citywide infrastructure improvements. Work at this location includes asphalt, sidewalk, curb and gutter repairs; slurry sealing; and ADA accessibility improvements, which are illustrative of the citywide street improvements taking place over the next several years.
Measure A is a ballot initiative, approved by nearly 60% of Long Beach voters on June 7, 2016, which added a transactions and use (sales) tax for a period of ten years on the sale and/or use of all tangible personal property sold at retail in the City. The passage of Measure A represents a historic opportunity for Long Beach to make significant and needed investments in our public infrastructure and to enhance and maintain critical Public Safety services.
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The Measure A Year One Investment Plan* includes $9,284,161 for Public Safety in FY 17.
Public Safety investments include:
- $2,296,881 for the restoration of Fire Engine 8
- $2,372,829 for the restoration of Police South Division
- $628,300 for the restoration of Fire Paramedic Rescue 12
- $821,802 for the restoration of Police Academy Staffing
- $2,254,496 to maintain Police services
- $909,853 to maintain Fire services* As revised per City Council direction at their meeting of February 14, 2017.
The Measure A Year One Investment Plan* includes an estimated $25,739,000 for capital improvement projects to help rebuild Long Beach’s infrastructure in FY 17.
Infrastructure investments include:
$150 Million Infrastructure Investment Plan Map (English)
- $17,570,000 for Streets**
- $6,098,000 for Parks
- $2,071,000 for Public Facilities* As revised per City Council direction at their meeting of February 14, 2017.
** Includes $50,000 for Street Signage Investments