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  • 1. Arlington Parks & Recreation October 8, 2012
  • 2. Capital Construction Completed in FY2012• Valley View Park• Crystal Canyon Natural Area• B.C. Barnes Park• River Legacy Nature Playground• Playground Improvements
  • 3. Valley View ParkBudget: $392,400 (Park Bonds, CDBG grant)Improvements: Looped walking trail, playground, pavilion, picnic areasCompletion: April 2012
  • 4. Crystal Canyon Natural AreaBudget: $513,289 (2008 Park Bonds, TPWD Recreational Trails grant)Improvements: Soft-surface nature trail, benches, bridges, interpretive signage,parkingCompletion: April 2012
  • 5. B.C. Barnes ParkBudget: $250,000 (Park Bonds)Improvements: Looped walking trail, playground, pavilion, picnic areasCompletion: April 2012
  • 6. River Legacy Park Nature PlaygroundBudget: $470,423 (2005 Park Bonds)Improvements: New play equipment, landscaping, accessibility improvements to restrooms, parking lots, walkways, and drinking fountainsCompletion: July 2012
  • 7. Playground Improvements Gene Schrickel Jr. ParkRandol Mill Park
  • 8. Current Projects• Arlington Tennis Center Quick Start Courts• Randol Mill Concession/Restroom Building• High Oak Park Improvements• Clarence Thompson Parking Lot Replacement• Burl Wilkes Park renovations• SkateParks• Vandergriff Park Improvements• Bob Duncan Plaza Renovation• Southwest Nature Preserve• Rush Creek Mitigation Area• Richard Simpson Masterplan/Phase 1 Development• Helen Wessler Playground Replacement• Bob Cooke Playground Replacement• Pirie Park improvements
  • 9. Arlington Tennis Center Quick Start CourtsBudget: $274,900 (USTA grant, ATF grant, parks gas funding)Improvements: Six youth-sized courts, benches, shade, lightingStart: May 2012Completion: October 2012
  • 10. Randol Mill ParkConcession/Restroom Building Budget: $790,000 (Parks gas funding, EcoMedia environmental grant, insurance claim) Improvements: Replace building damaged by fire in November 2010 Start: August 2012 Completion: April 2013
  • 11. High Oak Park ImprovementsBudget: $1,500 (Tarrant County) $300,000 (Gas Funds)Improvements: Removal of diseased trees, street debris removal and re-grading of the site. Installation of split rail fence and a looped walking trailStart: July 2012Completion: June 2013
  • 12. Clarence Thompson Parking Lot ReplacementBudget: $150,000 BondsImprovements: Replace existing parking lot, bio-swale and new park entry signStart: July 2012Completion: October 2012
  • 13. Burl Wilkes ParkBudget: $208,000 (CDBG, ATF and Park Fees)Improvements: Pavilion, looped walking trail, lighting and skate spotStart: November 2012Completion: April 2013
  • 14. Skate Parks Vandergriff Park Budget: $800,000 Type: City-Wide Size: 12,000 sf (phase I) Start: March 2013 Completion: September 2013 Randol Mill ParkBudget: $100,000Type: NeighborhoodSize: 5,000 sf (phase I)Start: September 2012Completion: December 2012
  • 15. Vandergriff Park ImprovementsBudget: $1,500,000 (Bonds)Improvements: Looped walking trail, playground, softball fields, pavilion, landscapingStart: January 2013Completion: December 2013
  • 16. Bob Duncan Plaza RenovationBudget: $300,000 (Gas Funds)Improvements: Renovate existing plazaStart: October 2012Completion: January 2013
  • 17. Southwest Nature PreserveBudget: $800,000Improvements: Trails, parking lot, educational area, boardwalk, erosion controlStart: September 2012Completion: May 2013
  • 18. Rush CreekMitigation AreaBudget: $1,400,000Improvements: • Walking trails • Parking • Playground • Fitness stations • Pavilion • Wildflower areas • Landscaping • Interpretive signageStart: March 2013Completion: November 2013
  • 19. Richard Simpson Master Plan Phase 1 DevelopmentBudget: $1,400,000 (Bonds and parks gas funding)Improvements: Develop master plan and prioritize phase 1 developmentStart: April 2012Completion: Dec ember 2013
  • 20. Helen Wessler ParkBudget: $210,000 (CDBG and Park Fees)Improvements: Playground replacement , bridge installation and ADA improvementsStart: March 2013Completion: July 2013
  • 21. Bob Cooke ParkBudget: $140,000 (CDBG and Bond Funds)Improvements: Playground replacement and ADA improvementsStart: November 2012Completion: January 2013
  • 22. Pirie Park ImprovementsBudget: $80,000 (CDBG and Park Fees)Improvements: Looped walking trail, exercise stations and new park entry signStart: October 2012Completion: June 2013
  • 23. Upcoming Projects• Bowman Branch Linear Park Trail• Hugh Smith Recreation Center / East Library• MLK Jr. Sports Center Phase II• Village/Rush Creek Feasibility Study• Richard Greene Linear Park Art Walk
  • 24. Bowman Branch Linear ParkBudget: $1,200,000Improvements: TxDOT funded trail connecting DP Morris ES to Webb Comm Park Traffic signals at Matlock and Mansfield-Webb crossingsStart: January 2013Completion: January 2014
  • 25. Hugh Smith Recreation Center andEast Arlington Branch Library Planning Budget: $130,000 Planning: Programming process to develop options for improving recreation and library services in east Arlington Start: March 2013 Completion: March 2014
  • 26. Martin Luther King Sports Center Phase 2Budget: $1,400,000 Park BondsImprovements: 2 t-ball fields, additional parking, batting cages and restroom
  • 27. Richard Greene Linear Park Art Walk Sculpture TrailBudget: $150,000 General FundsImprovements: Installation of sculptures along the trail in Richard Greene Linear Park along Mark Holtz lake.Start: November 2012
  • 28. Questions?