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Buckner Road Transition Project We all know that the widening of Buckner Road, the widening and realignment of Buckner Lane and the construction of the new I-65 interchange is going to create some traffic nightmares during their construction (think Duplex on steroids). BOMA is working hard to ensure the 3 different projects sync up in […]

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Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Well….I didn’t see this one coming, but Spring Hill still does not have a budget for fiscal year 2020-2021. Monday night’s second and final vote of the fiscal year 2020-2021 budget failed in a 4-4 tie. Aldermen Allen, Gavigan, Nieves and myself voted in favor of the proposed budget. Aldermen Fuqua, […]

A City’s budget represents it’s priorities. Spring Hill’s proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget represents a focus on three essential services – Roads, Public Safety and Utility Services. 80% of all available funds are proposed to be spent towards these three essential services. Roads – $27.7M Water, Sewer and Sanitation – $20.3M Public Safety – $12.7M […]

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COVID-19 and Spring Hill   I’m not going to rehash everything that has occurred internationaly, nationally or at the state level related to Covid-19 over the past 6 weeks, but I would like to take a moment to identify some local Spring Hill changes and action items.   While much of Spring Hill experienced alternative […]

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Adequate Facility Tax Increase The Adequate Facility Tax is a tax charges to all new residential and commercial development. It is not charged to existing development or property owners.   For the past 14 years, Spring Hill has charged a rate of $0.50 per square foot, plus a $500 base fee. So a 2,500 sq […]

Interchange Grant Agreement Approved   This week, Spring Hill approved a grant agreement with the Federal Highway Administration for the use of $25,000,000 of federal dollars to be spent constructing a new interchange at I-65 and Buckner Rd. Full Schedule for interchange construction as follows: End of Preliminary Engineering: January 31, 2020 Completion of NEPA: January 31, […]

Road Closures Along Duplex Road You’ve likely already noticed, but both Port Royal Rd and Commonwealth Rd have had road closures this week.   350 linear feet of Port Royal Rd south will re-built, widen and paved. This is the where “the hill” is being cut down 6 ft so there is quite a degree of […]

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Buckner Lane Design Work Begins   This month, BOMA voted to approve the hiring of Kimley-Horn (a Raleigh, NC based planning and design engineering services firm) to move forward with the design of a 5 lane Buckner Lane.   Once design work is complete, the City will be able to move forward with purchasing right […]

Increase to Water and Sewer Impact Fees Last month, I shared with you that BOMA was considering a change to what the City water and sewer base monthly charge covered. You can read again here, on that subject. This change was only one component to the recommendation made by the City’s consultant Jackson Thornton. This […]

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Update on Critical Projects Spring Hill has at least 28 active projects that are critical to the City. It’s often times difficult to keep track of all these projects, much less keep track of the current status of projects. Want a complete list? (That’s current as of July 2019) Visit this link. Some highlights: – […]

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