FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions

Why do we need to invest more in street and storm water improvements?

It is projected that at current funding levels it would take decades to accomplish the needed improvements which ultimately would lead to a significantly higher costs.

The City of Westwood has typically budgeted about $200,000 a year for all capital improvement projects


  • Construction costs will continue to rise;
  • Any other projects on the city's "needs to do" list are delayed 10 years or more; and
  • Streets will continue to age; the streets in most need have not been significantly upgraded in nearly 50-years.