In May 2019, the City submitted an application to SBCTA for a TDA grant. The City requested $249,997 for the proposed Los Serranos Safe Routes to Schools East project. The project includes the construction of sidewalks, curbs, gutters, and driveway ramp paving. Proposed work will be in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for adequate access ramps along the following three roadway segments:
- 884 LF sidewalk along El Molino Boulevard (south side from Montecito Drive to Los Serranos Boulevard
- 714 LF sidewalk along Lugo Avenue (south side from Del Norte to Valle Vista Drive)
- 602 LF sidewalk along Gird Avenue (south from Del Norte Avenue to Valle Vista Drive)
In July 2019, the City received notification that its application was successful. The grant funding is on a reimbursable basis in the amount of $249,997. The total project cost estimate is $547,652. The City’s match in the amount of $297,655 will come from FY 2020-21 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) allocation. The project will be included in the FY 2020-21 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget.