Sanitary District No.5 of Marin County, California

Population (Year): 3500  (2020)

Sanitary District No.5 of Marin County, located in California, faces several infrastructure challenges in providing wastewater management services to its customers. One of the main challenges is the aging wastewater treatment infrastructure that requires significant investment to ensure its continued reliability and effectiveness. The district also faces challenges in managing the increasing volume of wastewater generated by the growing population it serves. Additionally, the community needs to invest in improving its wastewater collection system to reduce leaks and spills and to ensure that it meets regulatory standards for environmental protection. Despite these challenges, the Sanitary District No.5 of Marin County is committed to providing efficient and sustainable wastewater management services to its customers through targeted investments and strategic planning.

Sample Highlights from the Capital Improvement Plan

Project ID

Project Title

Project Start Year

Project Description

Project Spend Total

Page Ref

Project Satus


Grit Removal Project


This project will consist of evaluating the Paradise Cove Plant for possible grit removal systems in order to prolong the life of the pumps.





Plant Grating Replacement- Fiberglass


This project will consist of replacing the current grating with non-rusting fiberglass grating.



Not Started


Blower Replacement


The current blowers were installed as part of the 2009 start-up of the upgraded plant. They have a useful life of 7-15 years. SD5 must begin to replace them soon



Not Started


Pump Replacement Program


Currently there are 6 grinder-style pumps in service at ParadiseCove. Each has a usefule life of 7-10 years. This program is established to replace pumps as needed; not all at once.





Undesignated Capital Projects


These funds will be used for unforseen projects.



Not Started

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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
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