Sample Highlights from the Capital Improvement Plan

Project ID Project Title Project Start Year Project Description Project Spend Total Page Ref Project Satus
461801 Future Technology Initiatives 2025 "With the rapid pace of technological changes, the County must ensure that future technologies can be integrated into existing technology, infrastructure, and business practices. • Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation, and the Municipal Internet of Things IoT Networks are examples of the rapidly changing technology environment that could be used immediately to provide improved digital services and better business outcomes for the County’s operations. • Out-year program funding will be used to support the County’s future technology initiatives as Department of Technology Services DTS works to provide more innovative digital solutions to keep pace with the growing demand from our various stakeholders." 3625000 167 Not Started
461847 Police & Sheriff Public Safety Radios 2024 "Police and Sheriff mobile radios are installed in County vehicles and provide two-way communication between the Emergency Communication Center and public safety vehicles. In addition, these portable radios also allow for two-way communication with the Emergency Communications Center and all public safety agencies throughout the National Capital Region. • Project covers replacement of 1,415 portable and mobile radios over a three-year period. • The useful life of the equipment is seven to 10 years." 8550000 191 Not Started
461890 Tub Grinder Replacement 2030 "The Tub grinder, located in the Earth Products Recycling Yard at the Trades Center, is a piece of processing equipment that grinds logs, brush, leaves and related the material into various sized material suitable for use as mulch for various land applications. • The tub grinder processes materials produced by multiple departments and programs including the residential brush and leaf collection programs, tree removal crews and landscaping crews from the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the grounds crews from Arlington Public Schools. • The tub grinder will be at the end of its useful life in FY 2030 and will need to be replaced. • The useful life for a tub grinder is normally 15 years, but staff anticipate getting 17 years of service from the current machine due to good maintenance practices." 1200000 210 Not Started
462003 Art O&M Facility Electrification Phase 2 2026 "This project represents Phase 2 of ART Maintenance and Operations facility that will implement recommendations of the 2022 zero-emissions bus ZEB feasibility study. • The current expectation, based on Board guidance, is for the facility to be built to accommodate battery electric buses BEBs and this facility improvement will ensure operations of BEBs that will be purchased through other CIP programs. • Cost estimates provided here are placeholder numbers as specifications will not be known until after the ZEB study is completed and decisions are made on what buses the County will procure towards the ZEB goal. • Cost estimates do not include possible need to acquire land to store additional buses based on the ratio of BEB to CNG buses necessary to maintain level of service. This ratio is currently between 1.5 to 2.0 BEBs per CNG bus resulting from range limitations of BEBs. Additional parking and associated charging equipment may have to be secured for higher number of buses." 20000000 272 Not Started
462166 Sewer Force Mains 2024 "This program rehabilitates and replaces the County's force main systems, which are necessary to convey sewage for much of the northern third of the County. • This program provides rehabilitation and/or replacement of force mains for Donaldson Run, Gulf Run, Windy Run, and other sewage lift stations" 800000 314 Not Started

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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:

  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
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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.