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Record of Accomplishments

  • Sanitary Sewer Expansion (Dixie / Junction) - $1.3M Bond/$2.1M Bond + Interest Total
  • Market Study/Initial DDA Plan (1989 District Established)
  • Fire Dept. Aerial Ladder Truck
  • Flood Control Project (Collaboration)
  • DDA District Expansion (1992)
  • Watermain/Direction Bores (Approx. 12 Total)

 

  • CDBG Grant Facilitation: Industrial Drive & Dixie Cut Stone
  • ISTEA Grant: Tin Lizzy Crosswalk
  • MDOT Grant: Fort Road Bridgeport Charter Twp. DDA
  • USEPA Grant: Brownfield Assessment
  • Facilitated Property Exchange for I-75 Interchange Reconfiguration
  • MDOT Car Pool Lot Lighting (100% Reimbursement garnered for expenses)
  • MDOT Car Pool Lot Energy Costs (100%)
  • Dixie Hwy. Lighting Energy (Partial Annual Expense)
  • Holiday Lighting: Fixture Acquisition, Electrical Upgrades & Energy
  • 3774 State Street: Acquisition, Environmental Assessment & Demo ($160K Inv.)

 

  • Old Towne Hall Relocation ($10K Contribution)
  • Beautification: Welcome Sign ($19,500) - 2003 ($10,000) , 2004 ($10,000), Spicer Plans 2002 ($3,000)
  • DDA Business Recognition Resolution Awards
  • Dixie Highway Lighting Upgrades (Longview to Junction)
  • Dixie Highway Overpass Lighting Upgrade
  • Dixie/Junction Intersection Improvements
  • Saginaw Future Contribution (1995-Present: Currently $3200/yr.)
  • Fire Dept.: Contribution for Feasibility Study for new Facility

 

  • BCIT/MSU CAT: Contribution/Support
  • Link Michigan Tri-County Study
  • H.S. Baseball Diamond Improvements - (Concession Bldg.) for American League Baseball
  • Great Lakes Discovery Center - Conceptual Planning & Advisory Group Support
  • Police Dept.: In-Vehicle Laptops
  • Police Dept.: Surveillance Camera - (Graffiti Issues at Shopping Plaza)
  • Police Dept.: Speed Sentry Acquisition - (Digital Speed Sign / also captures traffic data)
  • DDA Plan Amendment/Update (2002)

 

  • Trolley Line Trail Committee Participation - Conceptual Development: Local Non-Motorized Trails - (Design in DDA Office)
  • Saginaw Future ($3,200 in 2006)
  • Bridgeport Chamber ($500 for plaques and awards in 2006)
  • Bridgeport Beautification ($25,000 not to exceed $50,000 in 2006)
  • Bridgeport Historical Society (Move $10,000 from Village Square - Frontage Project to Replica of Original Fire Station 2006)
  • Bridgeport Days ($2,500 support in 2006)

 

  • McGrandy Drain ($70,000 – next to former Burger King)
  • Bridgeport Historical Society ($20,000 for memorial bricks, landscaping in 2006)
  • GLDC Staffing Support ($50,000 a year for 3 years in 2006)
  • Welcome Sign on Dixie ($3,500 in 2006)
  • Liberty Park ($30,000 for Phase 1 in 2007)
  • GLDC ($5,400 for soil boring in 2007)

 

  • Dixie Hwy. Sidewalk Project ($31,372 in 2007) - Between Mill St. and Kroger’s
  • Bridgeport Beautification ($50,000 in 2007)
  • Bridgeport Historical Society ($6,000 for half the cost of new roof in 2007)
  • Community Task Force ($40,000 max. financial support in 2007)
  • Bridge Project ($250,000 with add’l. $100,000 from Twp. For Spicer Proposal in 2007)
  • GLDC ($8,500 to complete land study in 2007)
  • DDA Master Plan (Amend to provide one P.D. officer for 3 years within the DDA District – pending approval) 2007