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Fresno Streets Need Major Pothole Repair: Mayor Has A Plan

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Fresno's residential streets need major repair.  Right now 1-point-7 million dollars is budgeted each year to take care of the potholes and cracks.  But Wednesday Mayor Ashley Swearengin told reporters that 15-18 million dollars is needed each year to keep streets paved and sealed.

She and three Fresno city council members unveiled a plan to put more money into street maintenance.  They want to double the budget to 3-point-7 million.  Mayor Swearengin says between federal grant money and one-time General Fund dollars, street maintenance would be increased by 2-million dollars.

Swearengin also wants the Council of Fresno County Governments to consider an amendment to Measure C.  "Let's go ask the residents themselves thru a scientific poll ask people have your transportation priorities changed over the last eight years.  I'm guessing were gonna get a clear signal from that research." 

 It would move funds from rail consolidation and new technology programs into street maintenance for all Fresno County cities.

 

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