Capital Improvement Plan


Capital improvement planning is the planning, coordination and scheduling of public physical improvements for a community over a period of years. The scheduling is developed according to priorities based upon need, desire and importance of such improvements to the community within constraints of the city’s ability to finance as well as implement and administer the projects. As such, the Capital Improvement Plan is legislative and management tool to facilitate the scheduling, planning and execution of series of public improvements over a five-year period. A five-year Capital Improvement Plan is required by each municipality per Iowa state law.