Urban Park Elements (P871540)

  • Category: M-NCPPC
  • Sub Category: Development
  • Administering Agency: M-NCPPC (AAGE13)
  • Planning Area: Countywide
  • Date Last Modified: 3/6/14
  • Required Adequate Public Facility: No
  • Relocation Impact: None
  • Status: Planning Stage

EXPENDITURE SCHEDULE ($000s) 

FUNDING SCHEDULE ($000s)

Description

This project funds design and construction of various park elements such as dog parks, community gardens, skateboard facilities, outdoor volleyball courts and civic greens to be added to urban parks throughout the county. Amenities may be new or created by replacing older or underutilized elements of the urban park.

Estimated Schedule

The goal of this level-of-effort project is to fund one urban park element per year to meet the high needs of urban areas

Justification 

Vision 2030 recommended the following guiding principal for meeting future park and recreation needs in the County, which are reflected in the approved PROS 2012 plan service delivery strategy: Balance renovation and conversion of older parks and facilities with new construction. Respond to changing priorities by redefining existing land and facilities to provide different kinds of services, and deliver services to areas of highest need. This project will deliver amenities to urban parks which are in the areas of highest need.

Other

Respond to changing priorities by re-defining existing land and facilities to provide different kinds of services, and deliver services to areas of highest need. This project will deliver amenities to urban parks which are in the areas of highest need.

Fiscal Note

Due to fiscal capacity, this project is funded by shifting some funds from Ballfield Improvements #008720, in FY15 and FY16

Disclosures

Expenditures will continue indefinitely.

Coordination

M-NCPPC Planning Department; Montgomery County Departments of Transportation, Permitting Services, Environmental Protection; Regional Services Center and Urban Districts.