Parks and Recreation Improvements
| Updated: January 5, 2015
Parks & Recreation Improvements
|Project Allocation: $ 621,500
|Votes: 1,323 Voting finish among 12 projects approved: #3
|Upgrade, repair & improve 13 park & recreation sites, including benches, playground equipment, restrooms, water fountains, sidewalks, picnic tables, soccer goals, trees, and lights.
Greater Vallejo Recreation District (GVRD)
Police Activities League (PAL)
There are two project proponents: the Greater Vallejo Recreation District (GVRD) and the Police Activities League (PAL). With PB funds, GVRD will carry out improvements at 11 City-owned parks and 1 GVRD owned site. PAL will build restrooms and a new snack bar at the soccer fields they lease from the Vallejo City Unified School District.
|Project Updates: GVRD began work in March 2014, and the work is expected to culminate in June 2015. Because PAL is currently in the planning stages for the project, the start and completion date is to be determined.
||Grant agreement signed with the Police Activities League (PAL) to construct a restroom/snack bar at PAL's fields on Wallace Avenue. Building expected to be completed by June 2015.
||Lumber and other materials are purchased for benches at Delta Meadows. Work to build the benches begins at the building and trade shop at Dan Foley Park.
Concrete and other materials are purchased for picnic tables at Grant Mahoney Park, Beverly Hills Park and Washington Park. The walkways are framed and concrete is poured from walkways to the pads on which picnic tables will be installed to ensure ADA accessibility at Washington Park. Concrete pads are poured at Beverly Hills Park where picnic tables will be installed.
Three ADA accessible drinking fountains are purchased for Terrace Park and North Vallejo Park.
||Research begins on improvements to the bocce courts, including quotes from electricians for new lighting. Two ping pong tables are purchased for Grant Mahoney Park and vendor begins assembly.
||The agreement is executed between the City and GVRD.
|The GVRD Board approved the agreement for improvements at 12 parks,
totaling $371,500. The agreement also describes $160,000 in value and
financial in-kind contributions from GVRD.
||The City Council adopts Resolution 13-114 N.C., approving the Project for implementation.
Resolution No. 13-114 N.C.
Original Project Proposal
Exhibit A: Project Scope