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Park Development CIP Projects
FY 2015 funding is provided for $160K in improvements to park facilities citywide funded with cash from the General Fund as it has been since FY 2011.  There is nearly $1.2 million in 4B funding for the construction of a splash pad, additional parking and lighting, and an entrance sign at SH96 at the Hometown Heroes Park (formerly Eastern Regional Park), $1.5 million for the TxDOT FM518 Hike & Bike Trail, $4.5 million to construct hike and bike trails throughout the city, $670K for a new entrance at the Sportsplex off of Walker Street along with a right turn lane into the existing entrance on SH96, over $107K for wetland enhancements and shoreline protection at the Nature Center, and $50K to construct a dog park. This project will construct a dog park on nearly 1.5 acre property located south of the Animal Shelter on Kansas Ave sharing existing parking with the Animal Shelter


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Projects In Progress At A Glance: (as of September 2016)

Parks Facilities Renewal:  FY2016 Projects:A PO is in place for construction for concrete trail repairs at Rustic Oaks and Countryside Park.  Sectional repairs should begin by October based on contractor availability and weather.  Sportsplex concrete trail repairs will begin after Fall Ball Season in November. Staff is awaiting completed fabrication and receipt of the directional/informational kiosk signage for the Sportsplex.  Staff will install signage one received.  Exterior basketball goal has been replaced at Hometown Heroes Park by staff with a steel exterior backboard, double rim and chain net for longevity/durability.

TxDOT FM518 Bypass Hike & Bike:  Award of design contract awarded October 8, 2013; met with Parks Board in September to discuss alignment alternatives; new alignment along FM270 in lieu crossing Robinson Bayou approved by TxDOT; July 2014 TxDOT sent letter rescinding funding.  Application made to the 2015 TIP call for projects; project selected and is scheduled for funding in FY 2023.  Staff will seek ways to move project up in funding/schedule.

TxDOT Bike Trail & Sidewalk:  FY 2016: Application made to the 2015 TIP call for projects; project selected and is scheduled for funding in FY 2021.  Staff will seek ways to move project up in funding schedule.  This Project is on Hold

TxDOT Trail-Palomino Rd to Ross Elementary:  FY 2016: The Hike and Bike trail will run on the north side of FM518 from Ross Elementary to Magnolia Estates Blvd. and on the south side of FM518 from Ross Elementary to Palomino Road. Application made to the 2015 TIP call for projects; project selected and is scheduled for funding in FY 2023.  Staff will seek ways to move project up in funding schedule.  This Project is on Hold.

Hometown Heroes Park 5K Loop:  FY 2016: Grant project for a decomposed granite hike and bike trail that will run in its entirety off road and in the confines of the Hometown Heroes Park. Pending Texas New Mexico easement approval.  This Project is on Hold.

Parks Open Space & Trails Master Plan:  FY 2016: This project would be the preparation of an updated Parks & Open Space Master Plan for the City of League City.  Public survey available online for citizen input extended through the month of November.

Hometown Heroes Park (ERP) - Phase 3 – (1) SH96 entrance sign:  Construction bid opened August 9th, 2016 with anticipated Council award October 2016.(2) additional parking & lighting - Substantially complete; finalizing punch list.

Sportsplex Entrance - Walker St. Access: Design began August 2015. CenterPoint is amenable to current parking lot plan. PSA Agreement with ARKK awarded May 24th Council agenda.  Plans submitted to CenterPoint and TNMP for approval.  Anticipated bid September 2016.

Sportsplex Entrance - LC Pkwy Rt. Turn Lane: Design began August 2015. 

Design began August 2015.  PSA Agreement with ARKK awarded May 24th Council agenda.

Nature Center Wetland Enhancement & Shoreline Protection Project FY2015 project: 90% Plans are Received, approved and returned.  Pond bottom survey as required by USFWS & TPWS was provided to TPWD on 3/30/2016.   If  USFWS approval is received soon, anticipated bid September 2016 with award October 2016.
 

Dog Park: FY2015 project:  proposed to be located on nearly 1.5 acre property located south of the Animal Shelter on Kansas Ave sharing existing parking with the Animal Shelter.  Anticipate Animal Shelter needs assessment for Council approval in May 2015 that may impact Dog Park preferred location.  This project is ON HOLD pending animal shelter feasibility study.



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