Jul 8th 2022 | Posted in Infrastructure by Texas Government Insider

The city of Houston’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget began July 1, totaling $5.7 billion. The city also updated its five-year capital improvement plan (CIP). The five-year CIP is revised annually to include new projects, reflect changes in priorities, and extend the plan an additional year. The first year of the plan is the city’s current fiscal year, which runs from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023. The FY 2023-2027 CIP projects a total of $10.3 billion from all funding sources.
money Houston begins FY 2023 budget, updates five year CIP totaling $10.3BSome of the projects include the North Belt Police Station at a cost of $22,400,000. The new 35,000-square-foot facility would tie into an existing fire station located on Gears Road. The station would provide police services to the Greenspoint area.
The existing Municipal Courts facility was extensively damaged in August 2017 during Hurricane Harvey. Beginning in 2023, the city will replace the facility at a cost of $125,112,000.
The city plans to begin work on a Hispanic History Research Center in 2024 at a cost of $19,458,000. The center will provide a special collections library and a Houston Hispanic Heritage Library, allowing the public to trace their lineage and explore Houston history.
Beginning in 2023, the city plans to design and construct the 69th Street Wastewater Treatment Plant at a cost of $63,740,000. The project includes electrical, mechanical, structure, process, and piping improvements of various components to control operation and maintenance costs and ensure regulatory compliance.
The Information Technology Department plans to replace the fire department’s Emergency Alerting System in 2023 at a cost of $2,500,000. The digital/network-based alerting system would make the fire station SMART controlled by network components that interface the buildings lights, audio, paging, and alert modules with the city’s dispatch system at the Houston Emergency Center.