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Hope Valley/Oak ForestThis project will build infrastructure improvements such as sidewalk, curb and gutter, and minor storm drainage improvements in the Hope Valley/Oak Forest neighborhood. Two public meetings and a public workshop have been held.  In August 2011, a questionnaire was mailed to residents. Click below to view meeting minutes, the questionnaire and the concept plan. Thanks to all who .


This project will build infrastructure improvements such as sidewalk, curb and gutter, and minor storm drainage improvements in the Hope Valley/Oak Forest neighborhood.

What's happened?
Two public meetings and a public workshop have been held.  In August 2011, a questionnaire was mailed to residents. Click below to view meeting minutes, the questionnaire and the concept plan. Thanks to all who participated!The Real Estate Phase has been completed.

March 26, 2009 Meeting Minutes
October 1, 2009 Meeting Minutes
Hope Valley Concept
Oak Forest Concept Plan 1
Oak Forest Concept Plan 2
Oak Forest/Hope Valley Newsletter

What's next? The plans are in final review. After the Project Team signs off on the final plans, they will be sent to our Contract Section and put out for bid. The City’s bid phase can take up to 6 months, with Construction following.

Who to contact:  Cary Chereshkoff, 704-336-7040 

This project will provide various infrastructure improvements (sidewalk, curb and gutter, repair storm drainage, etc.) in the Hope Valley/Oak Forest neighborhood. The project limits include both sides of Milton Road, bounded by Tipperary Place on the west and the railway lines on the south. The north boundary is the rear property line of Belle Plaine Drive and the east boundary is Meadowcliff and Barrington. 

This project may also involve coordination with storm drainage and utility projects as needed.

Objectives:
  • Maintain, stabilize and revitalize the neighborhood through comprehensive infrastructure improvements
  • Strengthen the neighborhood and surrounding community

Project Information:
During the Real Estate Phase, a City Real Estate Agent or their Consultant will work with property owners to acquire easements necessary for construction of the project. These Real Estate Brokers are licensed by the State of North Carolina Real Estate Commission and are well versed in easement acquisitions. If your property is impacted by this project, you may be first contacted by mail, but the Real Estate Broker will always offer to arrange a personal visit with you. If there is any confusion or if you are not comfortable speaking or meeting with the Broker, please contact the City’s Project Manager, Cary Chereshkoff at 704-336-7040.

VIEW PLANS:
Many residents have asked to view the design plans.  Click on the link below to see 90% plans that will be used during the Real Estate Phase. Minor changes may occur during the Real Estate Phase. The final design plans that are approved for construction will be posted on the website after all real estate acquisition is completed.
 
90% design plans

Cost:  $3,600,000
Please note that this is the NIP funding amount.  Additional funding may be identified after the planning phase.  Project costs typically include all costs associated with the project such as planning and design, acquiring the right of way, utility relocation, consultant fees, construction, signalization, permits and landscaping. 

The Engineering & Property Management (E&PM) project team will manage the Hope Valley/Oak Forest project through a four stage process. Click here to learn more about how City projects are selected, designed and built.

Project Contacts:
Cary Chereshkoff, Engineering Project Manager, 704-336-7040 
Arthdale Brown, Neighborhood Development, 704-336-4594