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Jessie Garcia/Eikel Park Playground Replacement

Ernest Eikel Park playground is complete and open, Jesse Garcia Park playground is slated to open November 10th. 

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             Old Eikel Park Playground  New Eikel Park Playground

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       Old Jesse Garcia Park Playground  New Jesse Garcia Park Playground

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

City Council awarded the construction contract to T&F Construction Company. Construction began in fall 2014 and was completed in November 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 of Eikel Park Playground complete, Jesse Garcia projected to be complete November 10th.
Next Step Jesse Garcia Park projected to be complete November 10th.