AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           June 12, 2006

 

From:                          Bruce Ericson, Director of Recreation & Parks

 

Subject:                      Location Site & Construction of Dog Park

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the location site and construction of the proposed Dog Park located at 9745 Silver Lake Drive.

 

Analysis:

AThere is approximately $75,000 is in Fiscal Year 05/06 Budget for the construction of a Dog Park facility.  Staff has discussed several site locations including the property located at 1450 Neeley Road (Old Landfill).  Due to some environmental issues, development of this site would be more time consuming and more difficult than originally anticipated is no longer available.  Since the grant from the County has a time limitation upon the use of the funds, we have elected to look at other alternative locations.

 

Staff now proposes to use has proposed usage of the property located at 9745 Silver Lake Drive across from the City AirportThere is Aapproximately 20 acres are available at this location andwith approximately 2 ½ acres would bebeing utilized for the Dog Park facility.  This facility will not have a detrimental impact anyon  flight operations.

 

This site has met the been discussed with and received the approval of the Airport Manager, Charlie Weller.

 

Currently staff has received bids for fencing, applied for permitting, developed budget for parking, water, signage and other amenities.  Design and construction will be performed by Recreation & Parks Staff.Commission approval of this location for the construction of the Dog Park is hereby being requested.

 

Staff has placed an additional $75,000 in Fiscal Year 06/07 Budget for the completion of the Dog Park.

 

Options:

1.  Approve site location & construction of Dog Park ; or;

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

The Fiscal Year 05/06 Budget contains $75,000 for the construction of a Dog Park facility with an additional $75,000 in the 06/07 Budget to complete the park.  There will be minimal yearly maintenance costs associated with construction of the Dog Park.

 


Submission Date and Time:    6/12/2006 12:56 PM6/7/2006 2:36 PM6/6/2006 11:21 AM6/5/2006 8:32 AM6/3/2006 2:03 PM6/1/2006 4:47 PM____

 

 

Department: __Recreation & Parks___

Prepared by:  __Bruce Ericson____                     

Attachments:         Yes____   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                      

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager __________RS_________

 

Account No. __031-8124-572-6310__

 

Project No. ___310081_________________

 

WF No. ______328070________________

 

Budget  ______$75,000_____________

 

Available _____$75,000________________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

Site location and construction of Dog Park

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:

 

            THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute an agreement  with (NAME OF COMPANY,) whose address is __(MAILING ADDRESS OF COMPANY)___, for __(LIST THE SERVICE TO BE PROVIDED________  (give the bid or RFP number if applicable.

 

             THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the _____ day of _________ 2006

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk