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Baton Rouge - Capital Improvements Project

  1. 1. Capital Improvements for East Baton Rouge Parish
  2. 2. THE NEED <ul><li>NO MAJOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BOND </li></ul><ul><li>PROGRAM IN A </li></ul>HALF-CENTURY
  3. 3. PROGRAM INITIATIVES <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY and PROTECTION of PROPERTY </li></ul><ul><li>DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and JOB CREATION </li></ul>
  4. 4. PUBLIC SAFETY and PROTECTION of PROPERTY
  5. 5. Parish Prison Complex PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY
  6. 6. EXISTING SITE – PARISH PRISON <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul>EBR PARISH PRISON BATON ROUGE METRO AIRPORT <ul><li>“ WELCOME” </li></ul><ul><li>TO OUR CITY </li></ul>
  7. 7. EXISTING CONDITIONS – PARISH PRISON <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul><ul><li>POOR INDOOR AIR QUALITY, CRUMBLING BUILDINGS, DETERIORATING INFRASTRUCTURE </li></ul><ul><li>NO VIDEO SURVEILLANCE AT CELLS </li></ul><ul><li>DEPUTY’S “SUICIDE WALK” </li></ul><ul><li>(NO SIGHT LINES) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul>INMATES HOUSED OUT OF PARISH DAILY OVERCROWDED CONDITIONS – PARISH PRISON 325+ YR 2009 WE ARE A SOURCE OF REVENUE TO OTHER PARISHES DUE TO OVERCROWED CONDITIONS AT PARISH PRISON Richland Avoyelles W. Baton Rouge East Carroll Catahoula
  9. 9. PROPOSED SITE – PARISH PRISON <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul>PROPOSED NEW SITE EXISTING SITE LANDFILL <ul><li>ISOLATED LARGE SITE ALLOWS FOR FUTURE EXPANSION </li></ul><ul><li>FREES UP VALUABLE PROPERTY AT THE AIRPORT </li></ul><ul><li>INCREASES CAPACITY FROM 1,594 TO 2,280 </li></ul><ul><li>DONATED PROPERTY </li></ul>
  10. 10. Juvenile Services Facility PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY
  11. 11. EXISTING SITE – JUVENILE SERVICES <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul>BATON ROUGE METRO AIRPORT EBR PARISH PRISON JUVENILE SERVICES
  12. 12. <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul>EXISTING CONDITIONS – JUVENILE SERVICES <ul><li>ANOTHER INVITING “WELCOME” TO OUR CITY </li></ul><ul><li>“ TEMPORARY” BUILDINGS </li></ul><ul><li>DAMAGE, CODE ISSUES, LEAKS </li></ul><ul><li>OUT-DATED, OVERCROWDED, AND UNSECURE PUBLIC SPACES </li></ul>
  13. 13. PROPOSED CONCEPT – JUVENILE SERVICES <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul><ul><li>CAMPUS TYPE FACILITY </li></ul><ul><li>WITH A FOCUS ON REHABILITATION VS. INCARCERATION </li></ul>CAPACITY INCREASED FROM 54 TO 88 BEDS SECURE FACILITY APPROPRIATE PUBLIC SPACE
  14. 14. POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT – AIRPORT CAMPUS <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul>BATON ROUGE METRO AIRPORT RELOCATING PRISON AND JUVENILE FACILITIES OFFERS POTENTIAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OPEN SITES <ul><li>NEW COKE FACILITY IS 781,000SF ON 112 ACRES </li></ul><ul><li>LARGEST DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN THE SOUTH </li></ul><ul><li>CREATED OVER 540 PERMANENT JOBS </li></ul>
  15. 15. Public Safety Complex PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY
  16. 16. EXISTING CONDITIONS – POLICE HEADQUARTERS <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul><ul><li>POOR INDOOR AIR QUALITY </li></ul><ul><li>DEPLORABLE TRAINING FACILITY (SELF DEFENSE CLASSES HERE) </li></ul><ul><li>INADEQUATE SECURITY </li></ul><ul><li>BREAKROOM CONDITIONS </li></ul><ul><li>TYPICAL OFFICE </li></ul>
  17. 17. PROPOSED SITE – PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul>EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER CITY MORGUE BRFD HQ/ TRAINING FUTURE EMS HQ NEW PARKING STRUCTURE NEW SURFACE PARKING NEW POLICE HQ/ACADEMY NEW SHERIFF HQ NEW SHARED TRAINING FACILITY BETTER COMMUNICATION/COORDINATION BETWEEN EMERGENCY RESPONDERS EXISTING PUBLIC SAFETY CAMPUS ON HARDING NEAR THE AIRPORT
  18. 18. City Hall Consolidation PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY
  19. 19. <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul>CITY GOVERNMENT CONSOLIDATION – CITY HALL <ul><li>TRUE CITY HALL </li></ul><ul><li>ONE-STOP-SHOP </li></ul><ul><li>O&M SAVINGS </li></ul><ul><li>DEPARTMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>Clerk of Court Archives </li></ul><ul><li>Building Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Parish Attorney </li></ul><ul><li>Public Defender </li></ul><ul><li>Clerk of Court Annex DA Support </li></ul><ul><li>DPW Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resources </li></ul>CITY HALL CONSOLIDATION = EFFICIENCY Government St. Mississippi River Florida Blvd. Coursey Blvd.
  20. 20. BRFD Fire Protection Improvements PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY
  21. 21. <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul>CANNOT ATTRACT NECESSARY STAFF TO MAINTAIN CLASS 1 RATING WITH LIVING CONDITIONS LIKE THIS: MAINTAINING CLASS 1 RATING – BRFD <ul><li>42 YR AVG STATION AGE </li></ul><ul><li>WATER LEAKS </li></ul><ul><li>CRUMBLING BUILDINGS </li></ul><ul><li>EQUIPMENT/ STAFFING </li></ul><ul><li>LOCATIONS CENTRAL TO COVERAGE AREA </li></ul><ul><li>WATER SUPPLY </li></ul>RATING BASED ON: LOSS OF CLASS 1 RATING = HIGHER INSURANCE COST
  22. 22. Traffic Signal Synchronization PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY
  23. 23. TRAFFIC SIGNAL SYCHRONIZATION <ul><li>PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PROPERTY </li></ul><ul><li>SYNCHRONIZATION AND MODERNIZATION OF 260 TRAFFIC SIGNALS </li></ul><ul><li>90% ENERGY SAVINGS </li></ul><ul><li>15% MORE CARS THRU INTERSECTION </li></ul><ul><li>SAVES GAS </li></ul><ul><li>REDUCES DRIVE TIME </li></ul><ul><li>CLEANER AIR </li></ul><ul><li>EMERGENCY VEHICLE CONTROL </li></ul><ul><li>BATTERY BACK-UP AT MAJOR INTERSECTIONS </li></ul>
  24. 24. DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS
  25. 25. PROPOSED – DRAINAGE CHANNEL IMPROVEMENTS <ul><li>DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>ADDRESSES MAJOR DRAINAGE PROJECTS CURRENTLY ON THE BOOKS </li></ul><ul><li>TRIGGERS A $96.4 MILLION CONTRIBUTION FROM THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS </li></ul>
  26. 26. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and JOB CREATION
  27. 27. River Center Convention Center ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION
  28. 28. <ul><li>TIER 3 CITIES </li></ul><ul><li>Lafayette, LA </li></ul><ul><li>Kenner, LA </li></ul><ul><li>Beaumont, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Hattiesburg, MS </li></ul><ul><li>TIER 3 CITIES </li></ul><ul><li>Lafayette, LA </li></ul><ul><li>Kenner, LA </li></ul><ul><li>Beaumont, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Hattiesburg, MS </li></ul>REGIONAL COMPETITION – RIVER CENTER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM SUMMARY <ul><li>TIER 2 CITIES </li></ul><ul><li>Huntsville, AL </li></ul><ul><li>Shreveport, LA </li></ul><ul><li>Jackson, MS </li></ul><ul><li>Biloxi, MS </li></ul><ul><li>Baton Rouge, LA </li></ul>
  29. 29. PROPOSED EVENT SPACE – RIVER CENTER <ul><li>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION </li></ul>TIER 2 FACILITY TIER 3 FACILITY + 21% EXHIBIT SPACE EXISTING MEETING + 220% MEETING ROOMS EXISTING EXHIBIT + 800% THEATRE PREFUNCTION & ELEVATOR TO BALCONY EXISTNG THEATRE PREFUNCTION NEW BALLROOM IN PROGRESS EVENT SPACE IN PROGRESS
  30. 30. <ul><li>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION </li></ul>PROPOSED EXPANSION – RIVER CENTER 1,300 SPACE SOUTH PARKING GARAGE WEST GARAGE DEMO; CONVENTION CENTER EXPANSION (PHASE III) 750 SPACE EAST GARAGE EXPANSION CONVENTION CENTER RENOVATION (PHASE II) IN PROGRESS
  31. 31. ALIVE Riverfront Development ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION
  32. 32. ALIVE – PROPOSED SITE <ul><li>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION </li></ul>An Exciting Educational and Recreational Venue <ul><li>Educational </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific Research </li></ul><ul><li>Public Green-Space </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on Baton Rouge </li></ul><ul><li>Unique and World-Class </li></ul>
  33. 33. ALIVE – EDUCATIONAL <ul><li>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Fly’ to the Source of the Mighty Mississippi River </li></ul><ul><li>Experience the Power of a Hurricane </li></ul>
  34. 34. ALIVE – SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH <ul><li>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION </li></ul><ul><li>Mississippi River and Louisiana’s Coast </li></ul><ul><li>University Research Partner </li></ul>
  35. 35. ALIVE – PUBLIC GREEN-SPACE <ul><li>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting Us to the River </li></ul><ul><li>Public Amphitheater, Celebrating Local Music and Culture </li></ul>
  36. 36. ALIVE – UNIQUE <ul><li>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION </li></ul><ul><li>Explore Louisiana’s Spectacular Environments </li></ul><ul><li>Operated by the Audubon Nature Institute </li></ul>Over 600,000 Visitors in the First Year
  37. 37. ALIVE – PRECEDENTS <ul><li>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION </li></ul>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION Cleveland’s Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame San Antonio Riverwalk Chicago’s Millennium Park St. Louis Arch Paris’ Louvre
  38. 38. <ul><li>OVER 4,300 CONSTRUCTION JOBS </li></ul><ul><li>OVER 10,000 PERMANENT JOBS IN 4 YRS </li></ul><ul><li>OVER 23,000 PERMANENT JOBS IN 11 YRS </li></ul><ul><li>CONSTRUCTION STARTS IMMEDIATELY WITH ALL PROJECTS FINISHED IN 7 YRS </li></ul>REAL JOB CREATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM SUMMARY
  39. 39. PROGRAM COST SUMMARY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM SUMMARY 135,367,254 44,004,294 92,521,148 38,788,281 19,833,580 45,744,107 $ $ $ $ $ $ 144,985,800 $ 72,435,356 68,824,512 $ $ $ 376,258,662 $ 144,985,800 $ 141,259,868 $ 225,000,000 $ 887,504,330
  40. 40. <ul><li>$31M REDUCTION ACHIEVED BY USING OTHER FUNDING SOURCES FOR TWO FIRE STATIONS, PORTIONS OF THE RIVER CENTER EXPANSION AND IMPROVEMENTS AND BRIDGE REPAIRS </li></ul><ul><li>$45M CUT FROM DRAINAGE WORK TO BE COVERED BY OTHER MUNICIPALITIES </li></ul><ul><li>$27M SAVINGS BY REDUCING PROJECT SCOPE OF RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT AND USING CITY FORCES ON PORTIONS OF CITY HALL CONSOLIDATION </li></ul><ul><li>REWORKING RESULTS IN OVER $100 MILLION IN TOTAL COST REDUCTION </li></ul>PROGRAM REDUCTIONS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM SUMMARY
  41. 41. <ul><li>9.9 MIL PROPERTY TAX ( $8.25 PER MONTH AVERAGE BASED ON HOME VALUE OF $172.5K) </li></ul><ul><li>½ CENT SALES TAX (EXCLUDES FOOD AND DRUGS) </li></ul><ul><li>ALL TAXES AUTOMATICALLY END WHEN BONDS ARE PAID OFF </li></ul>PROGRAM FINANCING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM SUMMARY
  42. 42. <ul><li>$2.43 BILLION ECONOMIC IMPACT FOR EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH WITHIN FIRST 10 YRS </li></ul><ul><li>ECONOMIC IMPACT FROM TOTAL BOND PROPOSAL ALLOWS PAYMENT OF 30 YEAR BONDS OVER 12 YEARS EARLY </li></ul>REAL ECONOMIC IMPACT CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM SUMMARY
  43. 43. THE NEED LET’S NOT WAIT ANOTHER… HALF-CENTURY
  44. 44. Capital Improvements for East Baton Rouge Parish

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