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File #: 21-3933    Version: 1 Name: Update; McClendon Park Improvements
Type: Discussion Item Status: Old Business
File created: 1/14/2021 In control: Mansfield Park Facilities Development Corporation
On agenda: 9/16/2021 Final action:
Title: Update; McClendon Park Improvements
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Title
Update; McClendon Park Improvements

Requested Action
Project Update

Recommendation
Project Update

Description/History
McClendon Park East was constructed in 1994 with assistance from Texas Parks and Wildlife and is connected to McClendon Park West by an unimproved, natural trail. The park is comprised of one lighted baseball field, a concession/restroom, a pavilion and small playground area. With growing surrounding residential development, these parks are seeing more public use and in need of general improvements.

Funding was provided through repurposed general obligation bonds allocated by the City Council during the FY2020-2021 capital budget discussion to address the aging park playground amenities, trail connection, and the addition of a splash pad for the southwest quadrant of the city.

January 2021 - Staff accepted a professional services proposal for park design and redevelopment from Pacheco Koch in the amount of $49,600. An initial design meeting was held in December between staff and two members of their firm to discuss design concepts and scheduling. Currently, staff is reviewing the updated site plan that was received in mid-January. As we move forward with construction documents, the project schedule will be evaluated and refined to provide the best plan for construction activities.

March 2021 - After reviewing the initial site design, staff held a meeting with the Engineering Department to discuss options of right of way use and safety concerns regarding the Pacheco Koch concept. Staff then presented these findings to the design consultant to establish a better direction for the site plan. Currently, staff is reviewing the new concept and project schedule.

April 2021 - Currently the design consultant is working on construction documents and project cost projections. Staff has given direction with amenities and general layout. A meeting is scheduled the week of April 26th to review the 90% completed plans with anticipation of submi...

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