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Windjammer Park Phase 1 Design Open House

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Introduction to open house on January 12, 2017 in Oak Harbor, WA.

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Windjammer Park Phase 1 Design Open House

  1. 1. Windjammer Park Open House January 12, 2017 1/12/2017
  2. 2. Tonight’s Agenda 1/12/2017 2 • Introductions • Review history and purpose of Windjammer Park Integration Plan • Update on current design phase • Q & A • Feedback opportunities
  3. 3. Windjammer Park: Why Now? • Windjammer Park is a resource and asset to Oak Harbor • Building the Clean Water Facility in the park presented an opportunity to develop a long-term plan • Working to create citywide asset for Oak Harbor • Serving as a catalyst for other improvements in the City 1/12/2017 3
  4. 4. History • Windjammer Park Integration Plan (WPIP) took shape in 2016 • Input from: • Community advisory group • Public • City Council adopted plan in mid-2016 • WPIP builds off of previous plans and existing reports 1/12/2017 4
  5. 5. Community Feedback Incorporated in Plan 5 • Waterfront is a resource and asset • Family-friendly elements should be prioritized • Spaces need to be flexible to maximize the number of activities • Remove the existing RV park • Views of the waterfront are important • Remove the ballfields (as long as they are replaced within Oak Harbor) 1/12/2017
  6. 6. Current Phase 6 • Initial phase of design and construction on Windjammer Park • Partial funding is already secured as mitigation for Clean Water Facility construction • Subsequent phases as funding is available 1/12/2017
  7. 7. • Mitigation for Clean Water Facility construction • Grant funds for splash park • Windjammer Park funds • Park impact fees • Recreation and Conservation Grant (RCO) • Real estate excise tax • Other sources: grants, civic organizations Implementing the Plan: Funding 3/8/16 7
  8. 8. Schedule 81/12/2017
  9. 9. Inspiration for the Future Windjammer Park 1/12/17 9
  10. 10. • Type and quality of materials • Programming of park areas, for example: • How do you currently and hope to use the kitchens? • What are your parking, power, and lighting needs? • How wide do walkways need to be? Next Steps: Getting into the Details 3/8/16 10
  11. 11. • This phase of Windjammer Park design includes: • Kitchens • Restrooms • Nature play area • Plaza • Splash Park • Park furnishings (includes benches, lighting, trash receptacles, etc.) • Paths/walkways • Wind shelters Next Steps: Getting into the Details 3/8/16 11
  12. 12. Questions? 121/12/2017
  13. 13. Feedback Opportunities Tonight 1. Prioritize park elements within initial phase 2. Give feedback on character inspiration images for eight park elements 3. Share how you currently and hope to use the park 1/12/2017 13 The future Clean Water Facility in Windjammer Park

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