The City of Tulare faces several infrastructure challenges that impact the quality of life for its residents. One of the main issues is the need to maintain and upgrade aging roads, bridges, and transportation systems to ensure safe and efficient travel. Additionally, the city’s water and sewer systems require significant investment to ensure reliable and efficient service, especially during periods of drought. The city also faces challenges related to affordable housing and homelessness, which require investment in social services and infrastructure. Finally, the city must address the impacts of natural disasters, including earthquakes, on critical infrastructure, including buildings and communication networks. Overall, addressing these infrastructure challenges requires significant investment in the city’s transportation, water, housing, and emergency management systems to ensure long-term sustainability and resilience.
Sample Highlights from the Capital Improvement Plan
Project Start Year
Project Spend Total
BVF Flare Update
The regional air board is looking to move all flares to low NOx. The BVF flare was grandfathered in and will need to updated as regulations change
Headworks 2 Bar Screen Replacement
The current head works two bar screens are a specially sized model that is no longer manufactured. Replacing these with a more standard sized model will reduce repair time and streamline costs associated with failures.
Software to automate the Agenda Creation Process. Standardize and coordinate agenda creation process across the organization.
Firewall Replacement with addition of Redundant Firewall
Addition of a redundant firewall that connect all city services. As more and more line of business applications require the use of the Internet, the loss of connectivity to the internet will impact business productivity. This project will eliminate as single point of failure, the primary city firewall.
Oaks St. Improvements
Pavement Management System / Utility project on Oaks St. between Merritt and Prosperity; Oaks St. between Sandra and ‘M’ St., Includes ADA concrete work, Water and Surface Water facilities; Constructs a new master-plan Storm Drain Basin on North J Street
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Capital Projects Dashboard (CPD) provides a comprehensive market view of all planned infrastructure spend in one single view with powerful filters such as: population, project value, fiscal year, project status, project description, geography, and more. The dashboard will help identify opportunity hot spots, create data-driven forecasts you can be confident in with bottom-up data for the next 5 years of planned infrastructure spend, and uncover true market needs.
How to Read a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for Business Development?
When a city, municipality or state issues a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), it can be overwhelming and daunting, but there are a few key things you need to investigate. Let’s start with the definition of CIP – A Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) contains all the individual capital projects, equipment purchases, and major studies for a local government; in conjunction with construction and completion schedules, and in consort with financing plans. The plan provides a working blueprint for sustaining and improving the community’s infrastructures. It coordinates strategic planning, financial capacity, and physical development. A CIP stands at the epicenter of a government’s Planning, Public Works, and Finance departments. When a CIP is issued, it typically includes the following information:
- A listing of the capital projects or equipment to be purchased
- The projects ranked in order of preference
- The plan for financing the projects
- A timetable for the construction or completion of the project
- Justification for the project
- Explanation of expenses for the project
Now, for business development, while the capital plan is interesting, the capital program is for capital expenditures that extends five to ten years beyond the capital budget. Knowing the difference is important so you can influence upcoming program versus just responding to an RFP. If reading the CIP makes your head explode, or you want to save time, Request a Demo of Citylitics CIP dashboard with over 20,000 CIPs from USA and Canada. Citylitics has 20,000 plus available CIPs, how can we help you? What states, cities or counties are you looking to improvement your business development, we can assist you in influencing an upcoming RFP versus simply responding to an RFP. Citylitics Capital Projects Dataset is a comprehensive resource for businesses and organizations looking to track and analyze planned infrastructure spend in their area. The dataset offers a range of features and benefits, including:
- Comprehensive Market View: The dataset provides a single view of all planned infrastructure spend, with powerful filters such as population, project value, fiscal year, project status, project description, geography, and more. This allows businesses to gain a comprehensive understanding of the market and identify new opportunities.
- Identify Opportunity Hot Spots: The dataset offers map views and filters that allow users to identify opportunity hot spots where they need to allocate resources. This helps businesses to understand where they should focus their efforts to achieve the best results.
- Create Data-Driven Forecasts: The dataset provides bottom-up data for the next 5 years of planned infrastructure spend, allowing businesses to create data-driven forecasts they can be confident in.
- Uncover True Market Needs: The dataset allows businesses to develop long-term business plans, R&D, and growth initiatives based on true, bottom-up market needs instead of opinions and anecdotes. This helps businesses to make more informed decisions and achieve better results.
With Citylitics Capital Projects Dataset, businesses can gain a deeper understanding of planned infrastructure spend in their area, which can help them to identify new opportunities and make more informed decisions.