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File #: 2020-887    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/21/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/26/2021 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER APPROVING ALTERNATIVE PLANS FOR THE CARRIAGE CREST PARK IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AND PROVIDE DIRECTION ON ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO SUPPLEMENT THE ANTICIPATED PROP 68 GRANT AWARD FOR THE PROJECT (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Carriage Crest Park - Concept 1 (1.21.21), 2. Carriage Crest Park - Concept 2 (1.21.21), 3. Carriage Crest Park - Concept 3a (1.18.21), 4. Carriage Crest Park - Concept 3b (1.21.21), 5. Carriage Crest Park - Concept 4a (1.18.21), 6. Carriage Crest Park - Concept 4b (1.21.21), 7. Foisia Park Concept
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Discussion


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CONSIDER APPROVING ALTERNATIVE PLANS FOR THE CARRIAGE CREST PARK IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AND PROVIDE DIRECTION ON ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO SUPPLEMENT THE ANTICIPATED PROP 68 GRANT AWARD FOR THE PROJECT (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

Staff is working with consultants to move into the writing phase of the State Prop 68 Grant applications for the Carriage Crest Park and Foisia Park improvement projects. On November 4, 2020, City Council adopted Resolution No. 20-160 approving the submission of Prop 68 applications for both parks, based upon these projects having the strongest likelihood of competing well in this extremely competitive grant process. It should be noted that staff also plans to complete, in the upcoming fiscal year, a comprehensive Parks Master Plan study identifying additional park improvement needs for all facilities within the City's parks system.

The maximum grant award allowed from the State Department of Parks and Recreation Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS) under this program is $8.5 Million per project. In addition to placing an emphasis on community input, other factors considered in the grant scoring is the addition of park land and park amenities for the community. Grants will be considered by the State and awarded in the Summer of 2021.

A community engagement and outreach program has been completed for both projects. Based upon the size of the park and the amenities being requested by the community, the cost for the proposed project for Foisia Park is within the $8.5 Million per project limit. However, in the case of the Carriage Crest project, the challenge the City faces is that to fully renovate existing Carriage Crest Park and create new construction on all 10 acres that we have leased for 30 years, the project cost will exceed the $8.5 Million maximum potential grant award. To capture the opportunity to expand the park's footprint onto s...

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