This phase of the Colony Park District Park - General Park Improvements project develops approximately 9 acres and provides the following: a baseball field, soccer/multi sports field, a large play area with elements of nature based play, fitness equipment, two pavilions, picnic tables, drinking fountains, and a portion of the hike and bike trails network to connect the adjacent communities from the west to the park facilities and elementary school. 

Colony Park Schematic Design sketch

PROJECT PURPOSE

These improvements are consistent with the adopted District Park Master Plan developed by the Colony Park Sustainable Community Initiative (CPSCI). The CPSCI, led by the City of Austin Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Department, includes 3 years of public input.  The resulting Master Plan integrates and reflects the needs and interests of the surrounding community while incorporating best practices within a sustainable development.

PROJECT SCHEDULE

Design Phase                           10/21/15 – 12/11/17

Site Plan Permitting Review    09/01/17 – 05/01/18

Bid/Award Phase                       05/01/18 – 10/01/19

Construction                               10/14/19 -04/15/19

FUNDING SOURCE

$2,216,250 total budget funded through:

                TPWD Grant                              $725,000

                St David’s Grant                        $700,000

                PARD CIP                                   $731,250

                PARD Park Land Dedication  $   60,000

PROJECT CONTACTS

Fred Fuller, PARD Project Manager, 512-974-9514