Fulshear city officials are considering spending $69.79 million on projects in fiscal year 2024-25 as part of its capital improvement plan, or CIP.

The overview

At a May 21 meeting, Fulshear staff presented the preliminary draft of its CIP, allowing City Council members to provide direction as the plan progresses. The plan lays out the city’s financing and timing for projects over a five-year period.

A majority of the FY 2024-25 CIP—$40.82 million—is allocated to wastewater projects. Additionally, the proposed plan shows FY 2024-25 has the most funding allocated to it over the five-year period, taking up $69.79 million of the total $266.83 million expected cost.

The details

The most expensive proposed projects include:
  • Drainage: Downtown Eastside Drainage project construction and Eastside Tributary Drainage improvements construction
  • Facilities, parks and technology: Primrose Park Phase 2 and Phase 3 construction, and purchasing land and doing preliminary engineering for a Public Works and Parks Operations & Maintenance facility
  • Streets and traffic: Eastside Downtown Street rehabilitation construction; Bois D’Arc reconstruction land and preliminary engineering; and Rand and Penn subdivision street rehabilitation construction
  • Water: Water meter update equipment; chloramine conversion design and construction; and design for downtown Water Plant No. 2 off-site wells and improvements
  • Wastewater: Lift Station No. 10 upgrades, wastewater treatment plant at Cross Creek Ranch and a diversion lift station
What’s next

The finalized plan will be formally adopted by City Council in September along with the FY 2024-25 budget and will go into effect in October, Mayor Aaron Groff said.