City of Regina approves 2022 Capital Plan

Regina city council approved the 2022 Operational and Utility Budget earlier this week. They also approved the 2022 Capital Plan.

The plan addresses the City’s ‘most critical capital needs to support the strategic plans and the renewal of ageing infrastructure.’

According to the City, most of Regina’s capital needs continue to be related to the renewal of infrastructures such as roads, bridges, facilities and fleet.

In 2022, current contributions to capital-funded from the General Operating Budget will be approximately $61.6 million.

These projects are included in the Five-Year Capital Plan and bring the total 2022 Capital Plan to $136.3 million and the Five-Year Capital Plan to $649.6 million.

Highlights from the 2022 General Fund Capital Plan include:

  • $18.2 million for the Street Infrastructure Renewal Program
  • $12.3 million to support the Facilities Asset Management Program, which is designed to extend the life of city-owned facilities
  • $12.0 South East Lands Development
  • $12.0 million for the Residential Roads Renewal Program
  • $9.8 million for transit and fleet replacement costs
  • $10.0 million for the Saskatchewan Drive Corridor Improvements
  • $10.0 million for Pinkie Road Upgrade – Sherwood Drive to Dewdney Ave
  • $6.9 million for Recreation/Culture & Recreational Infrastructure Program
  • $5.5 million for Food and Yard Waste Services (Green Bins)
  • $4.7 million for Bridge Infrastructure Renewal

The projects listed above make up close to 75 per cent of the over 120 2022 Captial Plan projects.

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