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File #: 18-0418   
Type: Report to Board/Commission Status: Passed
Meeting Body: Parks and Recreation Commission
On agenda: 9/12/2018
Title: Recommend to City Council Approval of the Conceptual Design for the Fair Oaks Park Renovation Project
Attachments: 1. Reserved for Report to Council, 2. Community Outreach Meeting #1 Report Summary dated March 12, 2018, 3. Community Outreach Meeting #2 Report Summary dated March 23, 2018, 4. Community Outreach Meeting #3 Report Summary dated April 30, 2018, 5. Design options, 6. Preferred Site Plan.pdf
REPORT TO PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION
SUBJECT
Title
Recommend to City Council Approval of the Conceptual Design for the Fair Oaks Park Renovation Project

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF

BACKGROUND
Fair Oaks Park is a 15-acre community park originally built in 1969. It is centrally located within the City and includes multi-use fields, large picnic areas, basketball courts, a volleyball court, playground, and a skate park. The proposed project objective is to provide a major renovation to the park and ensure its sustainability for the future by enhancing recreational usability, increasing attractiveness, and improving accessibility for all potential park users. Additionally, this project includes replacement of the athletic fields with the City's first synthetic turf field, renovation of the picnic areas and park amenities, upgrades to existing lighting, ADA improvements, replacement of the water play feature with a more water efficient feature, replacement of basketball courts, installation of a new restroom facility, and a new parking lot.

Moreover, this project will incorporate an all-inclusive playground designed by the Magical Bridge Foundation approved by Council for both conceptual design and funding on June 14, 2017 and July 11, 2017, respectively (RTC Nos. 17-0328 and 17-0671). This playground is a separate Capital Project (832780).

Verde Design Inc., an architecture firm, was awarded a contract for design and construction support services for the Fair Oaks Park Renovation project on December 19, 2017 (RTC No. 17-1049). City Council approval of a preferred conceptual design will initiate the development of the detailed design and construction documents that will be used as part of the invitation to bid process for construction of the project. It is likely that some features of the final project may vary slightly from the selected concept as the project evolves through the detailed design process.

An extensive community outreach process for the project w...

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