The program allows the cost of sidewalk replacement to be split between the homeowner and the City of Knox. The idea is to make areas safer in Knox and to allow better access for those who rely on wheelchairs in order to be mobile.
Street Superintendent Jeff Borg will review the application and the site before moving forward with the request. After a bid is awarded to a contractor, the property owner will be notified of the cost. Half of the cost of the proposed project will need to be made before construction, up to 14 days prior to the installation. If the payment is not received, the project will be placed on the bottom of the work schedule.
Once the work is complete, Borg will inspect the area for the final time and approve the payment to the contractor.
Available funds are on a first-come, first-served basis. The application must be submitted to Knox City Hall officials by April 17. An application can be picked up at Knox City Hall.