2012 Annual Park Improvement Projects

In Fiscal Year 2012, $100,000 was budgeted for major park maintenance and small renovation projects. Projects were submitted for approval in the Capital Improvement Program, as part of the budget process. Any unused fund balance is reserved for potential grant matches, other unanticipated projects that may require mid-year funding, or rolled over to the next fiscal year for future projects. The projects below were chosen for 2012 annual park improvement projects. Details on each individual project follow.

Funding Fiscal Year: 2012
Project Number: C00056
Project Budget: $100,000
Funding Source: Park Sales Tax
Projects Funded:
Project # Project Name Amount Funded by 2011 Annual Parks
 C00244 Fitness Station Replacements $15,000
C46073 Antimi Field Improvements $10,000
C00489 Lions-Stephens Trail Improvements $45,000
C00490 Providence Boardwalk Repair $30,000

Fitness/Exercise Station Replacements

Funding Fiscal Year: 2012
Project Number: C00444
Project Budget: $15,000
Funding Source: Annual Parks – Park Sales Tax
Year Completed: 2012

Project Description: Replacement of wooden fitness/exercise stations that are found on many parks & trails. Priority is to add a cluster of stations at MKT Trail – Stadium Blvd. Access to replace the wooden stations along the trail.

Project Manager: Mike Snyder, Superintendent of Planning and Development, 573-874-7204, mike.snyder@como.gov

Project Status: Completed. Eight exercise stations have been installed at the MKT Stadium Trailhead, making a total of ten exercise stations at this location.

Major Vendors

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Vendor
Item
Purchase Order#
Amount
M All Inclusive Rec Fitness Stations 121045 $12,358

 

New Exercise Stations at MKT Stadium Trailhead
(Photo taken 10/15/12)

 

See also:

MKT Trail


Antimi Field Improvements

Funding Fiscal Year: 2012
Project Number: C46073
Project Budget: $10,000
Funding Source: Annual Parks – Park Sales Tax
Year Completed: 2012

Project Description: Project to replace the soil infield mix at four fields at Antimi Sports Complex in Cosmo Park with an ag-lime product in order to reduce number of rain-outs and required maintenance. Staff anticipates doing 2 fields in FY12 and 2 fields in FY13 (with FY 13 funding) in order to reduce impact on league and tournament schedules.

Project Manager: Gabe Huffington, Golf and Sports Turf Supervisor, 573-874-6388, gabe.huffington@como.gov

Project Status: Conversion of Purple and Green Fields to ag-lime completed.

Antimi Sports Complex

Cosmo Park


Lions-Stephens Fitness Trail Improvements

Funding Fiscal Year: 2012
Project Number: C00489
Project Budget: $45,000
Funding Source: Annual Parks – Park Sales Tax
Year Completed: 2013

Project Description: Renovate and re-route the fitness trail at Lions-Stephens Park. 

Project Manager: Mike Snyder, Superintendent of Planning and Development, 573-874-7204, mike.snyder@como.gov

Council Items

Plans:

Interested Parties Meeting: Staff met with Benton-Stephens Neighborhood Association on May 15, 2012.

Project Notes: Staff worked with the Benton-Stephens Neighborhood Association regarding final plans for the park improvements. Park Planners made adjustments to proposal based on the neighborhood association’s input. Staff submitted a report to the City Council on November 5, 2012.

Six fitness stations were replaced as part of the 2011 Fitness Station Replacement Project. The remaining four fitness stations were installed as part of the Lions-Stephens Trail Improvement Project.

Project Status: Project completed.

Major Vendors

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Vendor
Item
Purchase Order#
Amount
M All Inclusive Rec Fitness Stations 132015 $9,606
C Adair Construction Concrete Trail Construction 091543 $9,418
C Richardson Excavation Earthwork 111103 $8,817
M Ri-Mor Topsoil Soil 102337 $2,683
M Boone Quarries Rock 122259 $3,048
Completed fitness trail and new fitness stations (photo taken 10-14-13)

 

Lions-Stephens Park


Providence Boardwalk Repair

Funding Fiscal Year: 2012
Project Number: C00490
Project Budget: $30,000*
Funding Source: Annual Parks – Park Sales Tax
Year Project Closed: 2012

*Project budget was re-allocated to the Douglass Park Security Project

Project Description: Repair Providence boardwalk. Boardwalk and railing have deteriorated and are in need of structural repairs.

Project Manager: Toney Lowery, Sr. Park Planner, 573-874-7537, toney.lowery@como.gov

Project Status: Staff has met with representatives of MoDOT and MU. Analysis indicates major structural renovation will take substantial more funds than budgeted. Staff effected the immediate repairs needed and funded those through the operating budget. FY 12 CIP funds were reallocated to the Douglass Park Security Project.


Capital Improvement Program

Annual Park Improvement Projects