Salmon Bay Playground Committee FOSB Presentation May 20, 2010 <ul><li>Lance Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Robin Lofstrom </li><...
Timing is everything…
Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) administered through Department of Neighborhoods <ul><li>Small & Simple Grant: </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Large Project Fund: </li></ul><ul><li>Up to $100K </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluated by citywide review team </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Physical improvements:  1:1 </li></ul><ul><li>Non-physical projects (design):  ½: 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer la...
 
If we were awarded funding from Autism Speaks and Gates PNW, in addition to NMF funding… The timing is very different
<ul><li>Next BEX levy vote is 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>Work would occur on that list of schools between 2014++ and 2020. </l...
 
 
<ul><li>Self Help Team reviews application, sends list of conditions to meet prior to final approval, incl. insurance </li...
 
<ul><li>Heavier teeter totters  </li></ul><ul><li>benefits low muscle tone </li></ul><ul><li>Climbing nets:  </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Tactile variability </li></ul><ul><li>Fort/loft:  </li></ul><ul><li>periphery of the playground is all they can ma...
 
<ul><li>Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Committee volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape architects </li...
Let’s look at some ideas we’ve already heard about from the kids, and those we like.
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Community-wide presentation at 5/20 FOSB meeting

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This process overview will be helpful to the community as it considers which direction to go. The presentation includes the following:

* the district's process for "accepting" a playground
* an overview of the process as its currently defined
* a summary of grants we might apply for
* a big-picture look at three scenarios of which direction we might go: Remodel, Renovate, or Re-Imagine the playground

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  • Community-wide presentation at 5/20 FOSB meeting

    1. 1. Salmon Bay Playground Committee FOSB Presentation May 20, 2010 <ul><li>Lance Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Robin Lofstrom </li></ul><ul><li>Karen Fossum </li></ul><ul><li>Jay Dotson </li></ul><ul><li>Kate Banta-Green </li></ul><ul><li>Alexandra Immel </li></ul><ul><li>Lisa Crozier </li></ul>
    2. 2. Timing is everything…
    3. 3. Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) administered through Department of Neighborhoods <ul><li>Small & Simple Grant: </li></ul><ul><li>Up to $20K </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluated on 100 pts </li></ul><ul><li>Matching grant </li></ul><ul><li>Use for design </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: July 12, 2010 </li></ul>Deadlines District & NMF Milestones May, 2010 <ul><li>Meet with NMF staff </li></ul><ul><li>Hear back from the district regarding their conditions </li></ul>July, 2010 <ul><li>Create detailed work plan </li></ul><ul><li>Apply for Small & Simple Grant </li></ul><ul><li>District must approve play equipment plan </li></ul>September, 2010 <ul><li>Grants awarded </li></ul><ul><li>Can now proceed with finding a designer; project complete within 1 year </li></ul>October/November, 2010 <ul><li>Present design to wider community, then refine </li></ul><ul><li>Present final plan, then get bids </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Large Project Fund: </li></ul><ul><li>Up to $100K </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluated by citywide review team </li></ul><ul><li>Matching grant </li></ul>Deadlines District & NMF Milestones Late Fall, 2010 <ul><li>Find district-approved equipment vendor to provide estimates and design </li></ul>Winter, 2010 <ul><li>Present final design </li></ul><ul><li>Invite community to provide feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Refine final design </li></ul>February, 2011 <ul><li>Apply for Large Project fund ($100K matching); reviewed by citywide review team </li></ul>April, 2011 <ul><li>Full proposal for Large Project fund due </li></ul>July, 2011 <ul><li>Large Project fund awards announced </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Physical improvements: 1:1 </li></ul><ul><li>Non-physical projects (design): ½: 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer labor: valued at $20/hr </li></ul><ul><li>Professional services: max. $75/hr. </li></ul><ul><li>Donated materials/supplies: valued at retail price </li></ul><ul><li>Cash </li></ul>
    6. 7. If we were awarded funding from Autism Speaks and Gates PNW, in addition to NMF funding… The timing is very different
    7. 8. <ul><li>Next BEX levy vote is 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>Work would occur on that list of schools between 2014++ and 2020. </li></ul><ul><li>If we don’t make the 2013 list, we might make the following list, potentially slated for a 2019 vote </li></ul><ul><li>Work would occur on that list of schools between construction 2020 through 2026. </li></ul>When/if we get on a BEX Levy, the entire lower playground would be used as staging—thus we need to build-in some “portability.”
    8. 11. <ul><li>Self Help Team reviews application, sends list of conditions to meet prior to final approval, incl. insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Submit grant applications to outside agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Contact authorized play equipment vendors for ideas, prices, and designs </li></ul><ul><li>Select vendor in accordance with district-approved process </li></ul><ul><li>Order equipment after district risk management approves </li></ul><ul><li>Submit plan to district for review/approval </li></ul><ul><li>Vendors must certify that equipment meets CPS and ASTM standards. </li></ul><ul><li>The district signs plan as approved; we may order equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Once district’s conditions are met, district authorizes us to proceed with construction </li></ul><ul><li>Finalize grant contracts with funders </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange for district inspection </li></ul><ul><li>District “accepts” the new playground; becomes district property; district assumes maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>New playground opens </li></ul>
    9. 13. <ul><li>Heavier teeter totters </li></ul><ul><li>benefits low muscle tone </li></ul><ul><li>Climbing nets: </li></ul><ul><li>coordination of both sides of their bodies. </li></ul>
    10. 14. <ul><li>Tactile variability </li></ul><ul><li>Fort/loft: </li></ul><ul><li>periphery of the playground is all they can manage </li></ul><ul><li>they may, however, be keenly observing everything </li></ul>
    11. 16. <ul><li>Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Committee volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape architects </li></ul><ul><li>Construction services </li></ul><ul><li>Asphalt contractor </li></ul><ul><li>Playground designer </li></ul><ul><li>Artists </li></ul><ul><li>Social media coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Grant writers </li></ul>
    12. 17. Let’s look at some ideas we’ve already heard about from the kids, and those we like.

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