Capital Improvement Project: Louisville Park Development

Funding Fiscal Year: 2005 & 2006
Project Number: C00186
Project Budget: $142,000*
Funding Source(s): $77,000 – 1999 1/4 Cent Sales Tax
$25,000 – Force Account Labor
$40,000 – Park Sales Tax
Year Completed: 2007

Note: Listed in CIP as “Smith-Manhasset Neighborhood Park Development”

* Budget includes purchase of adjacent lot for cul-de-sac construction.


Council Items

Plans

Interested Parties Meeting: Held on the park site on June 16, 2004. 

Project Description: Acquire adjacent Lot 88. Construct a cul-de-sac at the west end of Manhasset Drive. Develop neighborhood park, including, small shelter, half basketball court, gravel trail, playground, pond, two rain gardens, and sidewalks. Earthwork, base trail construction, asphalting of the basketball court, and playground installation were contracted. All other work accomplished with force account labor. 

Project Notes: In order to save several large trees, Council approved the purchase of .26-acre Lot 88 adjacent to the park, for construction of the cul-de-sac. Park development included the rough grading of the proposed Louisville Road extension on the west boundary of the park. Louisville Road extension on the west boundary of the park was completed in 2007. 

Project Status: Project completed. Park dedication held on June 14, 2008.

Major Vendors
Vendor Item Purchase Order # Contract Amount
Richardson Excavation Earthwork 061255 Term & Supply
Monarch Title Co. Purchase of Lot 88 N/A $38,424
All Inclusive Recreation Playground & Installation 071321 $19,176*
APAC, Inc. Asphalt basketball court 062552 $6,000*

 

Park staff installing basketball goal post
Cul-de-sac constructed by park staff at the west terminus of Manhasset Drive
Park staff constructing shelter. Large oak tree seen on the right side of photo was preserved by purchasing adjacent lot for cul-de-sac.
Completed park
Ribbon cutting at Louisville Park dedication
(Held on June 14, 2008)

 

Louisville Park

Louisville Park History and Dedication

Capital Improvement Program