Thousand Oaks plans to upgrade much of its aging infrastructure over the next two fiscal years, with help from President Joe Biden’s newly enacted American Rescue Plan.
“The city is nearing 60 years old and our infrastructure is aging,” Jaime Boscarino, Thousand Oaks’ finance director, said in presenting the proposed capital improvement budget for fiscal years 2022 and 2023 at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. Thousand Oaks was incorporated in 1964.
The proposed $111 million budget contains 132 projects, mostly infrastructure improvements. The 10 most expensive projects are, in millions of dollars:
- $19.9 — Converting an irrigation well at the Los Robles Golf Course to a treated drinking water source for municipal supplies, lessening the city’s reliance on more expensive imported water.
- $18 — Street paving, citywide.
- $16.3 — Support for a homeless shelter, affordable…