Below is a list of frequently asked questions from residents related to the Garden Avenue Project. Do not hesitate to ask project staff if your question is not answered below. Click here to return to the 2023 PMP main page.
When is the Garden Avenue pavement management project going to take place?
The project is proposed for the summer of 2023.
What will the project include?
The project will include replacing the existing pavement on Garden Avenue as it has reached the end of its life. In addition to new asphalt, curb and gutter repairs along with minor utility improvements will be included.
Council reviewed seven options for reconstructing Garden Avenue. At the November 9, 2022 Council meeting, the Council chose to move forward with Design Options 4 and 7, which include sidewalks. The final plans will be approved sometime in early 2023. See links on the right to view past options.
Assessments are expected to be calculated per the City’s Assessment Policy. Estimates are included in the Feasibility Report.
Will the project narrow the street?
At the November 9, 2022 Council meeting, the Council chose to move forward with Design Options 4 and 7, which include sidewalks. These options reduce the overall width of the roadway. Parking is still maintained on one side of the roadway.
Will an off-street sidewalk be added?
At the November 9, 2022 Council meeting, the Council chose to move forward with Design Options 4 and 7, which include sidewalks.
How would a sidewalk affect my assessment? Will I have to pay more?
The Council has decided that there will be no assessments for the sidewalks.
How can I give input and participate in the public process for this project?
Please contact project staff to give feedback on the layouts and other thoughts, concerns or questions about the project.