Capital Improvement Project: Bonnie View Nature Sanctuary Development

Funding Fiscal Year : 2010
Project Number: C00114
Project Budget: $300,000
Funding Source(s): Park Sales Tax
Year Completed: 2013

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Project Description:
 Develop a community park on the 89.5-acre Bonnie View park property adjacent to Fairview Park.

Project Manager: Mike Snyder, Superintendent of Planning and Development,
573-874-7203, mike.snyder@como.govcreate new email

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Related Item: Capital Improvement Project: Scott’s Branch Trail Development

Interested Parties Meetings: 
About 76 people attended the park planning meeting held on October 7, 2009 at the ARC. Since that initial “second” kick-off meeting, the department has spent significant time meeting with special interest groups including, but not limited to the Audubon Society, Fairview Elementary School and PTA, Neighbors on the Go, Fairview Community of Christ Church, Sierra Club, PedNet, Columbia Soccer Club, Fairview Garden Plot members, and many more. Listed below is a summary of the meetings that have been conducted:

Date/Time Group/Agency Location
October 7, 2009 Public Meeting ARC – 10/7/09 Park Planning Slide Presentationopens PDF file
January 29, 2010 Audubon Society Parks Management Center
March 22, 2010 Fairview Elementary School and PTA representatives Fairview Elementary School
April 20, 2010 Fairview Community of Christ Church Parks Management Center
May 11, 2010 Sierra Club Regular Sierra Club meeting
May 25, 2010; 6:00pm Fairview “Neighbors on the Go” Fairview Park Shelter (includes walking tour of Bonnie View Park
June 10, 2010; 1:00pm PedNet Gentry Building
June 16, 2010; 7:00pm Fairview garden plot users On site at the Fairview Park garden spots
June 23, 2010; 6:00pm Fairview Park tennis court users On site at the Fairview Park tennis courts
July 29, 2010; 6:00pm Lakeshore Estates Neighborhood Association Fairview Shelter at Fairview Park
Multiple dates/times: August 2010 to December 2010 Columbia Soccer Club, Columbia Youth Football League, Diamond Council of Columbia Meetings with P&R Dept co-sponsored youth sports organizations during their standard meeting times.
Dec 30, 2010; 1:00 pm Audubon (Pres & Site Chair) Parks Management Center
January 26, 2011; 6:00pm Public Meeting ARC
February 17, 2011; 7:00pm Public Hearing at Parks and Rec Commission Meeting ARC
2/17/11 Master Plan Slide Presentationopens PDF file

In addition to the above organizations, park planners met with governmental representatives regarding issues such as; location of utilities, storm water management, streets, and traffic.

Project Status: Completed. Prairie development will be on-going and will fall under annual maintenance operations.

Major Vendors

this Project
C Frech Paving Parking lot and entry drive 120545 $40,500*
C JC Landscaping Silt fence 103382 $7,875*
P Allstate Consultants Legal lot survey 111977 $6,000
M HD Waterworkds Trench grate 120959 $2,799
C JC Landscaping Silt fence installation 103382 $7,875
C Tom Adair Construction Concrete curbing 091543 $12,266
C Tom Adair Construction Concrete drive 091543 $10,744
C Tom Adair Construction Concrete trail and flatwork 091543 $41,767
M Remsel Corp. Boulders/hauling 080786 $6,982
M Meek’s Building Shelter wood trusses 121935 $2,136
M Mid-City Lumber Shelter lumber 121934 $2,404
M Sentinel Lumber Shelter roofing materials 121936 $1,185
M Philips and Company Shelter electrical materials 121909 $1,739
C Richardson Excavation Earth work 111103 $38,045*
M Ahrens Steel Steel shelter beams 121812 $3,033
M Alliance Composites Light poles 122141 $2,535
P Connell Architecture Eng services for pre-fab restroom 131233 $4,030
M CXT, Inc. Pre-fab restroom 131580 $37,430
M Fry & Assoc. Picnic table frames 130885 $2,046
M Meeks Building Shelter wood trusses 121935 $2,136
M Mid-City Lumber Lumber for shelter 121934 $2,404
M Most Dependable Fountains Water fountain 121934 $2,121

* Amount as of 8-14-12.
** C=Contract Work; P=Professional Services; M=Materials Only

Bonnie View Park planning
(Meeting held 10-7-09 at the ARC)


Bonnie View Nature Sanctuary

Capital Improvement Program