Project Screening Criteria

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Residents and staff chat on a Neighborhood Walk in 2018.

The criteria below is used to evaluate all Neighborhood Enhancement Program project requests.


Project costs must not exceed the funding allocation for the Neighborhood Area.


Projects must be consistent with City plans and policies.


Projects must be practical and achievable for the City.


Projects must be designed and constructed within five years of selection.


Projects must not require maintenance that is burdensome to the City.

Public Benefit

Projects must be located on public property, easements, or property designated for public use, and must benefit the general public.