Edmond City Manager Larry Stevens updated the Edmond City Council on the following topics for November, 2015:
Edmond Intelligent Transportation System
Edmond is in the process of developing a computerized traffic management system to better manage traffic flows in the city. This consists of monitoring equipment and staff at the new downtown Traffic Management Center, along with monitoring and control equipment at busy intersections in Edmond. The system is currently operational with expansion to more intersections soon.
I-35 & Covell development
After funding snafu’s during the past year, the project is now fully funded and construction will begin before the end of the year on this delayed project.
ODOT plans to widen Covell from I-35 to the Fairfax addition. Bids will be let in February 2016.
Sales Tax Collections
Sales tax collections are basically unchanged, and running about 1.9% above 2015.
Mitch Park Ice Rink
The ice rink at Mitch Park will open November 20 and run through January 10th.