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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 February 2017)

Hometown Heroes Park (ERP) - Phase 3 Monument Sign – NTP issued December 15, 2016.  Construction completion
anticipated May 2017.

Parks Facilities Renewal:  Sportsplex Concrete Repairs are complete. Kiosk Signage delayed due to some changes proposed. Quotes for resurface of Basketball Court at Countryside received and awarded to contractor with repairs to begin in approximately 2 weeks. Painting quotes are still coming in from the park structure locations described. Skate park Modifications to concrete steps to begin in approximately 2 weeks.   Staff is currently working with contractor on specifications, locations based on quote received for the install of two light poles with solar/LED fixtures at the facility. Pool Chemical delivery/mechanical spare parts have been secured for the upcoming swim season with additional valves and components still on order. Replacement playground parts have been ordered from GameTime for the Boundless Playground at League Park and once received will be installed by staff.

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 2020.  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. Anticipated Master Plan to be completed March 2017.

2012 Hike & Bike, PH 2: 
Phase 2 Trails:                                                                                                                                                     
South Shore Boulevard Trail: Design in 2017-$35,000, Construction in 2018-$350,000, Maintenance-$12,400.                                                                                                                                                   
League City Parkway (Hometown Heroes to Pipeline): Design in 2017-$125,000, Construction in 2019-$800,000, Maintenance-$28,500.                                                                                                                  
Tall Grass Prairie Trail (Pipeline to Prairie Preserve): Design in 2017-$80,000, Construction in 2018-$615,000, Maintenance-$28,500.                                                                                                                  
Tall Grass Prairie Trail (Pipeline Loop): Design in 2020-$235,000, Construction in 2022-$2.13M, Maintenance-$140,480.

Nature Center Wetland Enhancement & Shoreline Protection Project FY2015 project: Anticipated construction rebid December 2016. 

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.  Construction awarded November 22, 2016, anticipated completion May 2017.


Sportsplex Entrance - LC Pkwy Rt. Turn Lane: Design began August 2015.  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.  Received bids October 18, 2016.  Anticipate award November 22, 2016.

Hike and Bike Trails Way - Finding Signage:  FY 2017 Project:  This project to provide way-finding, safety, and interpretive signage for Hike & Bike Trail System.

Heritage Park Soundwall:  FY 2017: Design and construct a 60' long x12' tall soundwall at Heritage Park for the purpose of lowering sound levels (created by Heritage Park events) by 10 decibels. 

Claremont Connector Hike & Bike Trail:  FY 2017 project: 8' wide, 1.5 mile multi-use concrete path connecting the subdivisions of Claremont Park, Cedar Landing, and Clear Creek Meadows to the existing trails at Clear Creek Meadows (to the East) and Rustic Oaks (to the West).  PSA to Council February 2017.

Calder Connector:   Construction pending City-commissioned contractor schedule.

Dog Park: On September 13, 2016 City Council approved $150,000 from Park Dedication Fund.  Council to consider  approval to move forward with Dog Park at Countryside Park on February 14, 2017.


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