Parks/Trails Projects

Updated 12/2/19 - updated information shown in red

Canyon Falls Park Design

Description: This project is for the design of the approved master plan for Canyon Falls Park. 

The professional services agreement, with Mesa Design Associates in the amount of $149,500, was awarded at the October 1, 2018 council meeting. The design is expected to be complete by Fall 2019.  Once complete, the project will be put out to bid for construction in FY 19/20. Design is ongoing. 60% design was presented to Parks Board August 1, 2019. Plan to go out for bid early spring 2020. 70% design complete.

Project cost: $150,000
Funding source(s): Dedicated Sales Tax

Pink Evening Primrose Trail Connection (Bridge & Trail from Gaston Park to Timber Trails Park)

Description: the project includes an 8-foot-wide 150-foot-long pedestrian bridge to be constructed over Timber Creek, and an additional 400 feet of 8-foot multi-use trail to tie into Gaston Park and College Parkway.  This connection will provide connectivity from Gaston Park to the developments and parks to the south including River Walk and Timber Trails Park. Staff anticipates taking forward the design professional services agreement town council in December 2019.

Project cost: $650,000
Funding source(s): Park Development Fund, TIRZ

Rheudasil Park Design

Description: The project is for the design of the approved Master Plan for Rheudasil Park (approved December 2014).  Design of the project was delayed until completion of the dredging and bank stabilization project.

The professional services agreement, with Studio Outside Landscape Architecture, LLC., in the amount of $136,700, was awarded at the October 1, 2018 council meeting. Due to the length of time since the master plan approval, the master plan was “re-presented” at the December 6, 2018 Parks Board meeting. A design kick-off meeting was held on December 9.  The next step is the site assessment.  The design is expected to be complete by Fall 2019.  The consultant will provide the Parks Board with a design update at the 60% completion mark.  Once complete, the project will be put out to bid for construction in FY 19/20. 60% design presented to Parks Board May 2, 2019.

Project Cost: $200,000
Funding source(s): Dedicated Sales Tax