Community Project Funding Requests
Project Name- Smith Ranch Road
Request Amount- $2,000,000
Intended Recipient- City of Pearland
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient- 3519 Liberty Drive, Pearland TX 77581
Explanation- The funding will be used for land acquisition and construction to widen Smith Ranch Road from an undivided two lane open ditch roadway to a four lane boulevard with underground storm sewer, raised median with dedicated turn lanes, and a shared use path accommodating pedestrians and bicycles.
Project Name- FM 2977 Reconstruction
Request Amount- $70,000,000
Intended Recipient- Fort Bend County
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient- 301 Jackson St. Richmond, TX 77469
Explanation- The funding will be used to rebuild and reconstruct turn lanes along FM 2977
Project Name- FM 528 Extension
Request Amount- $15,000,000
Intended Recipient- Brazoria County, TX
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient- 111 E. Locust St. Angleton, TX
Explanation- to extend FM 528 from State Highway 35B (Gordon Street) to State Highway 6. This project will provide enhanced regional mobility and a much needed evacuation route through the City of Alvin to State Highway 6.
Project Name- Lone Star Flight Museum Educational STEM Experiences
Request Amount- $615,000
Intended Recipient- Lone Star Flight Museum
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient – 11551 Aerospace Ave, Houston TX 77034
Explanation- The Community Project Fund for fiscal year 2022 is for $615,000 that will go towards the funding of transportation, salaries, marketing, scholarships, equipment and evaluation activities. Lone Star Flight Museum will provide barrier-free science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) education, and aviation exposure to underserved and underrepresented youth at the museum and in their communities.
Project Name- San Jacinto College EDGE Center
Request Amount- $580,477
Intended Recipient- San Jacinto College
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient – 17735 Beamer Rd, Houston, TX 77089
Explanation- Community Funding request of $580,477 for the San Jacinto College EDGE Center, which serves as the core of the Houston Spaceport Training Campus. As the need for aerospace workers continues to grow, the EDGE Center will expand its offerings from programs in Composite Manufacturing, Aerospace Mechanical Technician, Aerospace Quality Technician, Electrical Technician, Manufacturing technician, and mechatronics and Industrial Automation Tech to those identified for the future of aerospace exploration and manufacturing. Aerospace is gaining momentum in the commercial space, and in Houston in particular, with new companies locating in the Houston Space Port area with a growing need for trained technicians.