In November, 2012, a capital improvement sales tax was approved by voters to be used as follows:
The 70% capital improvement portion is being used for the Youth Activities Center, Library, Perkins Building, Fire Department and City Hall.
On May 2, 2015, Commissioners approved constructing a new stand-alone police and fire department and renovate the second floor of City Hall for administrative offices and commission room.
On August 25, 2015, Commissioners approved moving the Customer Service Center back to City Hall; these offices will be on the first floor and will include a drive-up window.
On December 22, 2015, Commissioners approved purchasing property at 1220 West 11th and 1000 Gillam (the former McKinley School property) to build the police and fire departments.
12/22/15 Presentation to Commission (PDF) - by City Manager Kendal Francis
Building renovation costs to date through December 14, 2015 (PDF)