Capital Improvement Program

Each year, the City adopts a new 5-year Capital Improvements Program (CIP) plan to identify major construction projects or improvements needed in Abilene.

You can help the Community by sharing your ideas and suggestions. Do you know of a street that needs repair? Does your park need new equipment or improvements? Is there a piece of equipment that the City needs but it doesn’t have? The City would like your ideas and suggestions for the upcoming 2012-2016 Capital Improvement Program (CIP).

*2014-2018 CIP Citizens Survey*



Projects included in the Capital Improvement Program typically include:

  • Construction of buildings, or facilities; including design, engineering, and other preconstruction costs with an estimated total cost in excess of $25,000
  • Purchase of major equipment and vehicles, other than office and data processing equipment, valued in excess of $25,000 with a life expectancy of 15 years or more
  • Major equipment and furnishings for the utilization of new or renovated buildings
  • Major acquisition of land or other property
  • Studies pretaining to capital improvements that require the employment of outside professional consultants at a cost in excess of $25,000



    October 1    To  October 31                       Request to citizens for project suggestions
                                                                                        Deadline for Citizen Survey
    November 3                                                            Public hearing at the Planning and Zoning
    Commission to obtain citizen input
    All proposed meeting dates are subject to change. Please consult the City Web Site and Meeting notice posted at City Hall for the most current meeting dates and times.



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    2014-2018 (Approved)




    2013-2017 (Approved)




    2012-2016 (Approved)








    Planning and Development Services
    555 Walnut Street , Room 100
    P.O. Box 60
    Abilene, TX 79604-0060
    (325) 676-6237
    fax: (325) 676-6242

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