The town has released their new 2019 budget, with a large portion going towards paving streets throughout Rosetown. The budget released for town improvements is set at 1.1 million dollars.
The town has budgeted $827,000 towards paving. A large portion of that, $509,000 will be used to pave the two most northern blocks of King Street plus an additional $7,000 for other work needing to be done in that area. They are also looking to put $210,000 into St. Andrews Crescent and $100,000 towards Fifth Avenue West.
Included in the budget is $200,000 to do an epoxy treatment to the towns water tower, in which $100,000 will come from the infrastructure levy. Although part of the 2019 budget the treatment to the water tower might not take place until next year in which case the money will go into reserve for 2020. They have also set aside an additional $70,000 to replace the old roof on the water tower.
The town also has plans to put $30,000 towards a sewer line on St. Andrews as part of the cost-shared local improvement work.
Depending on an asbestos review, included in the budget, was $45,000 for new flooring in the Civic Centre bathrooms.
Lastly $15,000 has been budgeted for a new columbarium and mower.