Capital Improvement Project: A. Perry Philips Park Development – Phase I

Funding Fiscal Year: 2007
Project Number: C00279
Project Budget: $407,500
Funding Source: $250,000 – Park Sales Tax
$157,500 – MDC Grant
Year Completed: 2011

Project Description: Develop Phase I of Philips Park. The City received a $157,500 Missouri Department of Conservation grant to build fishing facilities at Philips Park. The City’s match for the grant is $52,500, funded out of the Phase I park development budget. The following amenities are to be constructed as part of the grant agreement: entrance road, parking lot (10 vehicles + 10 vehicles w/trailer minimum), boat ramp, courtesy boat dock, floating fishing dock, restrooms, security lighting, and sidewalks connecting facilities. The remainder of the Phase I development funds will be used to begin the park development.

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

Council Items 
(See also related Council item – southeast regional park)


Funded Phase I: fishing amenitiesopens IMAGE file lake trailopens IMAGE file
Proposed Master Plan for SE Regional Park – Philips and Gans Creek Recreation Area:
(See southeast regional park planning)

Interested Parties Meeting: Held 6:00-7:00pm, Thursday, April 16, 2009 at the ARC.
(See also interested parties meetings held for southeast regional park)

Project Notes: A Phase I cultural resource survey has been completed for the property. Public meetings and web surveys have been conducted to assist in the overall master planning of Philips Park and the Crane property as a southeast regional park. An ordinance requesting approval for the Phase I PUD development was introduced at the February 16, 2009 Council Meeting. An interested parties meeting was held April 16, 2009 at the ARC. A public hearing was held and the ordinance to proceed with the construction of the project was approved at the April 20, 2009 Council Meeting.

Project Status: Phase I of the park development is completed. 
Park was dedicated on May 21, 2011.

Major Vendors
** Vendor Item Purchase Order # Contract Amount
C Richardson Excavation Earth work 061255 $30,405*
M Boone Quarries Rock 082967 $65,101*
C Custom Fence Seed/mulch site 082489 $7,400*
C Custom Fence Silt fence & installation 082489 $2,153*
C Ozark Barge & Dock Metal docks & installation 092544 $64,718
C Stockman Construction Concrete work: entry, parking lot, walks, and boat ramp 092555 $118,648*
M Ahrens Steel Steel dock railing 102174 $1,648
M CXT Pre-fab restroom 101746 $39,080
M Most Dependable Fountains Water fountain 101632 $2,115
C Tom Adair Construction Concrete footing and conduit (for water line) installation 091542 & 102815 $4,146*
M Natural Structures Single table picnic shelter 102969 $2,904*
M Simon Steel Gate fabrication 092579 $2,235

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

(Vendor list last updated: end of project)

Philips Lake Trail
Boat and Fishing Docks

Philips Park map


Philips Park

South Regional Park Planning

Capital Improvement Program