The ACHD Commission voted to approve the adoption of the proposed budget during
the public hearing on August 21st. For only the second time in eleven years, the budget includes a three-percent increase in the general tax rate
as well as an increase for the value of new construction added to the county's tax roll. This approved budget of
of nearly $123.2 million for fiscal year 2020 includes projects
to increase safety and mobility, and also provides for the maintenance and operation of
Ada County's roads, sidewalks, traffic signals, bike lanes and related infrastructure. The approved budget
includes a $60.1 million capital program with 149 projects, including:
The planning, preparing and building of multi-million dollar projects takes a few years, but the resulting asphalt, bridges, bike lanes and sidwalks last for decades. Each year, new items are added to our infrastructure and citizens have many opportunities to get involved. ACHD welcomes public comment and all comments are considered by the ACHD Commission.