Capital Improvement Project: Grasslands Park Development

Funding Fiscal Year: 2008
Project Number: C00347
Project Budget: $148,042
Funding Source: $100,000 Park Sales Tax
$35,000 Force Account Labor
$13,042 Donations
Year Completed: 2009

Parcel Map

Proposed Plans
(Plans presented at the April 10, 2008 interested parties meeting – Option 1Option 2)

Council Items

Project Description: Develop 7.9 acre property into a neighborhood park

Interested Parties Meeting: First meeting was held April 10, 2008 at the Daniel Boone Regional Library. Second meeting was held May 15, 2008 at the ARC.

Project Notes: Two options for park development were presented at the interested parties meeting held on April 10, 2008. A revised plan based on the public input was presented at the May 15, 2008 interested parties meeting. Ordinance to proceed with the project was introduced at the June 2, 2008 Council Meeting. A public hearing was held and the project was approved at the June 16, 2008 Council Meeting.

Project Status: Project completed. Park dedication was held on October 10, 2009.

Note: A future connection to the MKT Trail is planned for the park and will be financed by Federal funds through the GetAbout Columbia Program.

Major Vendors
Vendor Item Purchase Order # Contract Amount
Fry & Assoc. Playground, swings, & installation 091084 $24,998
Richardson Excavation Earthwork 061255 $1,852*
BJ Services Playground fiber mulch 081656 $2,337*

* Amount for this project only; part of a term and supply contract.

Earth work at Grasslands Park
(Photo taken 2/16/09)
Park staff constructing playground retaining wall
(Photo Taken 3/17/09)
Picnic Tables
(Photo taken 9/15/09)
Park completed
(Photo taken 10/10/09)
Park dedication
(Held on 10/10/09)

 

Grasslands Park

Capital Improvement Program