The Taylor Old Town Streetscape Project was funded by a Statewide Transportation Enhancement (TEA 21) grant from the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT). TXDOT awarded the construction bid to Knish Corporation in January, 2007.
The $1.8 million project included the reconstruction of sidewalks and curbs to provide easier and safer access, improve crosswalks, and add period lighting to brighten up downtown Taylor, as well as bringing facilities up to meet standards of the American with Disabilities Act.
Dickey Street Drainage
$1.1 million project to improve drainage and eliminate flooding in neighborhoods in the south part of the City included the installation of storm sewer lines to empty into the Mustang Creek Basin. This project was funded with a $900,000 grant from Wiliamson County in HUD/CDBG funds and $200,000 of 1998 G. O. Bonds.
Voters approved funds to build a new public library in 2004; Komatsu was the architect awarded the bid for the $3.4 million dollar, 20,000 sq ft facility located at 801 Vance.
Doors opened in March, 2007.
Central Fire Station
A new 8,000 sq ft and four drive through bay facility was completed late in 2007. The Station is located at 200 Washburn. Komatsu served as architect and J. L. Construction was awarded the bid for construction of the facility.
Eight new T-Hangars and one corporate hangar were added to the Taylor Municipal Airport with a Federal NPE grant for $359,667 and $153,000 of City funds. With a total of 48 hangars total there continues to be a waiting list at this popular central Texas facility.