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Project Requests

Community Project Funding Request(s)
*Projects will appear in alphabetical order

Project Name: Avenal Community Center
Requested Amount: $2,000,000
Intended Recipient: City of Avenal
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 919 Skyline Blvd., Avenal, CA 93204
Explanation of the request: The funding will be used to continue construction on Phase II of the Avenal Community Center which will address an urgent need in the community as there are currently no fitness gyms or indoor recreational facilities available to the public within the City of Avenal.
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Project Name: Avenue 95/96 Farm to Market Corridor Repairs
Requested Amount: $2,500,000
Intended Recipient: Tulare County Association of Governments
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 210 N. Church Street Suite B, Visalia, CA 93291
Explanation of the request: The funding will be used to rehabilitate 10 miles of the Avenue 95 and Avenue 96 farm to market corridor between Pixley and Terra Bella within Tulare County, CA. This corridor links State Route 65 to the east and State Route 99 to the west. Repairing the road will improve goods movement, shorten travel times, and improve air quality.
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Project Name: Bakersfield National Guard Gateway Readiness Center project
Requested Amount: $24,000,000
Intended Recipient: State of California, California Military Department
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 2800 Gateway Ave, Bakersfield Ave
Explanation of the request: The Bakersfield National Guard Gateway Readiness Center project will ensure long-term viability of the unit, better readiness, improved living and working conditions for service members, and significant cost savings in perpetuity.
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Project Name: City of Lemoore Police and Volunteer Fire Department Dispatch Center
Request Amount: $1,000,000
Intended Recipient: City of Lemoore
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: City of Lemoore, 711 W. Cinnamon Drive, Lemoore, CA 93245
Explanation of the request: This funding request on behalf of the City of Lemoore Police and Volunteer Fire Department Dispatch Center will complete the final stage of the new police dispatching facility by providing the necessary 911 dispatching equipment needed to make the facility fully operational. This completed dispatch center will improve response times to emergency calls and increase overall safety and security.
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Project Name:
Community Action Partnership of Kern Food Bank Expansion
Requested Amount: $1,200,000
Intended Recipient: Community Action Partnership of Kern
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 5005 Business Park North, Bakersfield, CA 93309
Explanation of the request: The funding will be used to expand CAPK’s Food Bank. CAPK is the central hub for Kern County’s food distribution network and the expansion of the food bank will allow CAPK to better respond to food insecurity and provide increased support and assistance to some of the poorest communities in Kern County.
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Project Name: Earlimart Public Utility District Sewer Relief Project
Requested Amount: $1,284,696
Intended Recipient: Earlimart Public Utility District 
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 396 N Church Rd # 6, Earlimart, CA 93219
Explanation of the request: The funding would be used for the installation of a new sanitary sewer line that would increase wastewater collection capacity to address the existing waiting list and the capability to address the acute need for housing. Housing starts are at a halt due to the impacts of the sewer connection moratorium.
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Project Name: Earlimart Public Utility District Well Project
Requested Amount: $1,756,416
Intended Recipient: Earlimart Public Utility District 
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 396 N Church Rd # 6, Earlimart, CA 93219
Explanation of the request: The funding would be used for well treatment improvement of the Front Street well, which has the highest levels of Trichloropropane (TPC) amongst all of the active Earlimart Public Utility District wells. The project would provide safer and improved drinking water to Earlimart, which is a low-income, disadvantaged, and unincorporated community.
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Project Name: Kings County Deputy Sheriffs’ Body-Worn Camera Project
Request Amount: $412,580
Intended Recipient: Kings County
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 1400 W. Lacey Blvd, Hanford, CA 93230
Explanation of the request: This project would help Kings County fund the purchase and deployment of body-worn cameras for 200 officers. This technology presents a number of key opportunities and potential benefits, chief among them is increased public confidence in policing. Expanded use of BWCs will also help foster a shared sense of security for both the community and the officers.
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Project Name:
Mt. Whitney Avenue Complete Streets
Requested Amount: $1,926,679
Intended Recipient: Fresno County (unincorporated Riverdale, CA)
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 2220 Tulare St. Suite 600, Fresno, CA 93721
Explanation of the request: This 1.5 mile stretch of Mount Whitney Avenue in the unincorporated community of Riverdale, California has a Pavement Condition Index of less than 20 (out of 100). This project will provide safe, walkable infrastructure by reconstructing the road and repairing curbs, gutters, sidewalks and storm drains.
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Project Name: Sanger Veterans Memorial Park
Requested Amount: $962,188
Intended Recipient: City of Sanger
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 1700 7th Street, Sanger, CA 93657
Explanation of the request: The funding would complete Phase II of the Veterans Memorial Park in Sanger, CA. This community park will feature walking paths, lighted sports fields, a pavilion, and a Veterans Memorial Monument. The park will provide a multigenerational gathering place and recreational facility for socioeconomically disadvantaged households and provide athletic opportunities for youth.
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Surface Transportation Request(s)


Project Sponsor:
Fresno Council of Governments/Fresno County Transportation Authority
Project Name: State Route 41 Excelsior Corridor Project
Project Location: Fresno County, CA- from the Kings County Line north to Elkhorn Avenue
Requested Amount: $20,000,000
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