The Minor Betterment Program (MBP) is funded by an allocation from the Road Fund (gas taxes). About $500,000 is allocated to this program in fiscal year 2015-16 to fund small-scale interim improvements which are beyond routine maintenance but not large enough to be programmed as capital improvements. An MBP project is a site-specific enhancement to the county's transportation system. An MBP project is typically interim and is intended to supplement routine maintenance and capital improvements.
Eligible projects will:
Proposals received by July 15 will be considered for the upcoming fiscal year beginning July 1 of the following calendar year.
In addition to looking for improvements to safety, capacity, environmental and/or connectivity issues, proposals are reviewed and prioritized considering, but not limited to, the following:
Candidates will be considered by a Review and Selection Committee comprised of county staff and citizens. The Review and Selection Committee's project recommendations will be subject to the county's budget review and approval process. This process includes County Administrator's Office review, Budget Committee review, a Public Hearing, and adoption by the Board of County Commissioners.
Recommended projects funded by the approved budget will be included in the annual Road Maintenance Program which is presented to the Board of County Commissioners for consideration and approval.
Please note that submittal of a proposal does not guarantee its selection, funding, or construction.
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