City of Huntington Beach, California

Population (Year): 199223  (2021)

The City of Huntington Beach, California, faces several significant infrastructure challenges that impact the daily lives of its residents. One of the most pressing issues is the need to modernize and expand the city’s transportation system, including roads, highways, and public transit, to reduce traffic congestion and improve safety. Additionally, Huntington Beach’s aging water and sewer systems require significant investment and upgrades to maintain reliable service and avoid potential health hazards. The city also needs to invest in affordable housing developments and improve access to high-speed internet to support economic growth and improve the quality of life for its residents. Addressing these challenges will require collaboration and investment from local and state officials and private sector stakeholders.

City of Huntington Beach

Sample Highlights from the Capital Improvement Plan

Project ID

Project Title

Project Start Year

Project Description

Project Spend Total

Page Ref

Project Satus


Repairs to Channel C6 SC1


Evaluate the extent of the channel damage and determine the most cost effective strategy to repair this channel Several sections of the City owned channel C6 SC1 are cracking and failing. This project will evaluate best strategies for repair of this critical facility.





PD Heliport Hangar


Interior improvements including remodeling maintenance office, kitchen, recreation area, restrooms, locker room and pilot lounge. Exterior improvements include roof improvements and skylight replacement Current hangar is in need of refurbishment and additional maintenance.





HCP Sports Complex LED Lighting Retrofit


Year 2 of a five-year plan to replace existing lighting at HCP Sports Complex with new LED fixtures. Year 1 included Fields 1 & 2, Year 2 is to include Fields 3 & 4; Year 3 will include Fields 5 & 7; Year 4 to include Fields 6 & 8; Year 5 to include the batting cage area and artificial turf fields. Existing ballasts are rusting due to the marine environment. LED lighting will reduce energy & maintenance costs, as well as reduce spill light & glare. Warranty program includes materials & onsite labor over a 25-year period.





Downtown Revitalization Improvements


Project will reconfigure the broader downtown resort district, including enhancements to Main St. This project will enhance connectivity, revitalize businesses, and provide for increased activities for downtown visitors.





Water Well No. 9 Roof Redesign Project


This project will include design, remove of the existing roof and installation a new roof on the Water Well No. 9 Facility Water Well No. 9 and No. 10 were identical facilities. The well house at Well No. 10 caught fire due to a faulty roof and ventilation system. The Well No. 9 roof needs to be reconstructed to avoid the same ventilation issue.





City Hall 4th Floor Office Improvements


“The City Manager’s office on the fourth floor has a new Public Information
Officer, a Deputy Dir. of Homelessness & Behaviorial Health Services and a
new Administrative Assistant. A space planning study is needed to plan for
tenant improvements to house new staff.”





Zone 2 Curb Ramps


“Installation of curb access ramps in conjunction with maintenance improvements
within Maintenance Zone 2.”





Zone 2 Residential Overlay


“Rehabilitation of residential streets with asphalt overlay within Maintenance
Zone 2.”





Huntington Central Park Slater Playground


“Replacement of existing playground equipment with all new units and safety
surfacing throughout the playground area”





Central Library Fiber Optic Cable


“Install fiber optic conduit and cable from the intersection of Goldenwest Street
and the Library/Senior Center driveway to the Central Library. The project
provides improved communications between the library and City Hall with a
direct fiber optic connection”




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  1. A listing of the capital projects or equipment to be purchased
  2. The projects ranked in order of preference
  3. The plan for financing the projects
  4. A timetable for the construction or completion of the project
  5. Justification for the project
  6. Explanation of expenses for the project
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