Athens – Clarke County, Ga – SPLOST Capitol Improvement Program

Work Period: Started 1995 and ended 2006.

For 11 years, Mr. Prine served as the on-site Program Manager for the United Government’s multi-year program of 69 improvement projects with a total budget of approximately $185 million.

Program Included

  • Classic Center – Parking Deck, Surface Parking and Pedestrian Plaza, IT/AV/Energy Management Systems and Interior Renovations, Foundry Street Warehouse Phase 1 and Phase 2 Renovations including build out of Meeting rooms
  • Two new 100 Acre Parks with Soccer Fields, Baseball Fields, Walking Trails, Concessions / Restroom Facilities and other amenities
  • Library Resource Centers at Learning Center Outreach Locations
  • Lyndon House Arts Center Historic Renovation and Expansion
  • Nature Science Center
  • Visual Arts Center
  • Fire Stations #3, #4, #8, #9 & Fire Training Center
  • Transportation Improvement Projects (Roads, bridges, resurfacing, bicycle transportation, sidewalk improvements, bus stop improvements)
  • Downtown Infrastructure and Streetscape Improvements
  • Police East and West Substations, Two Police Sub-Stations
  • Family Protection Center
  • Airport Land Acquisition and Improvements
  • Numerous Concurrent Parks Renovations and Additions
  • East Athens Dance Center


Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

program budget

$185 Million

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