Approval Of Resolution No. R2022-27; Annual NM Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan
The State Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) requires local governments to systematically develop and annually submit a five (5) year Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan (ICIP) as a means of defining development needs and identifying funding sources. The ICIP is then used by all State agencies involved in funding local government projects as a means of analyzing proposed capital outlay bills during the State Legislative sessions.
For your consideration, attachment (a) provides a complete listing of all proposed ICIP projects. Projects are the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) projects for the next five (5) years as presented and were approved by the City Council during the 2022-2023 budget process. All project estimates are "conceptual" in nature (within -25% to +75% of completed project costs) and are not exact. Project cost estimates are repeatedly refined as each project is planned, programmed, designed and ultimately constructed. Projects are not listed in any priority order other than planned year.
Last, DFA will no longer allow any changes after submission and before the State Legislature convenes. Staff Needs City Council's:
- Tentative identification of the 2023 top five legislative priorities; and
- Approval of the projects as listed in the form of a resolution, attachment (c).
There is no direct impact on the City's budge, however, the State ICIP may be used as a consideration by the Governor, State Agencies, and/or the State Legislature in their grant approval process.
Staff recommends that Council identify the City's top five (5) tentative projects for Legislative funding. As a starting point for City Council discussion, Staff proposes for the City Council's consideration the following top five (5) priorities:
- Gallup Water Wells
- Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements
- Replace Cast Iron Lines
- New Regional Senior Citizens Center
- East Nizhoni Boulevard Complete Street
- Fiscal Impact:
- Staff recommends approval of the ICIP project listing and priorities; Resolution No. R2021-29
- Speaker's Name
- C.B. Strain