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Jessie Garcia/Eikel Park Playground Replacement

Updates
Both playgrounds have been ordered and are expected to be delivered in eight weeks. 

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             Current Eikel Park Playground  Proposed Eikel Park Playground

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        Current Jesse Garcia Park Playground  Proposed Jesse Garcia Park Playground

About the Project
The Jesse Garcia Park and Eikel Park playgrounds are in need of replacement due to the age of the equipment and new playground safety standards. The new playgrounds will fit within the same footprint as the existing playgrounds. The projects will include an ADA accessible sidewalk connection to the existing sidewalk. The Eikel Park playground will also include minor drainage improvements to the playground area.

City Council awarded the construction contract to T&F Construction Company. Construction will began in fall 2014.

Cost Estimate Eikel Park Playground $95,170; Jesse Garcia Park Playground $86,389
Funding Source Eikel Park Playground: $50,500 2007 Certificate of Obligation, $29,493 Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), $15,177 Park Improvement Fund.
Jesse Garcia Park Playground: $80,000 CDBG, $6,389 Park Improvement Fund.
Current Status-Progress Construction contracts awarded, playground equipment ordered.
Next Step Construction began fall 2014