Capital Improvement Project: Douglass Park Spraygrounds

Funding Fiscal Year: 2009
Project Number: C00417
Project Budget: $200,000
Funding Source:

$125,000 – CDBG*
$75,000 – Park Sales Tax

Year Completed: 2010

*Community Development Block Grant  Funds pending final grant approval

Council Items

Successful RFP (Westport Pools) Layout

Construction of outdoor water playground in Douglass Park. Project includes connecting sidewalks. 
Interested Parties Meeting: Meeting was held at 6:00pm, Monday, November 24 at the Armory Sports and Recreation Center, 701 E. Ash Street.

Project Notes:

  • 11/24/08 – Park planning meeting held at the Armory.
  • 01/20/09 – Public hearing; Council gave authorization to proceed with project.
  • 05/11/09 – CDBG funds confirmed; appropriation recorded.

Project Status: The sprayground and sidewalk connections and improvements are completed. The sprayground opened along with the pool on June 7, 2010.

Major Vendors

Purchase Order#
Contract Amount
C Westport Pools Sprayground construction 102504 $169,000
C Richardson Excavation Earthwork 061255 $3,200*
M Remsel Corp Boulders 080786 $2,700*
M Ahrens Steel Fencing materials 102910 $14,573
M Carter-Waters Reinforcing steel 102967 $1,272*
M Central Concrete Concrete 052459 $6,860*

* Amount is for this project only – part of larger purchase order or term and supply contract 
** C = contract work; M = materials only

Douglass Spraygrounds


Douglass Park

Capital Improvement Program