Park and Recreational Improvement Bonds
We plan to build a new park in northwest Springdale called the Shaw Family Park. There are also improvements needed for some of the older parks in Springdale, such as the Randall Tyson Recreational Complex (Tyson Park).
Please note that all designs are preliminary and subject to change.
Shaw Family Park
This park will be located on 121 acres at Ball Road and W. Downum Road in Northwest Springdale.
|Groundbreaking Ceremony||October 21, 2019|
|Construction manager hired||Milestone Construction Company was hired by resolution on June 12, 2018 as the construction manager for this project|
|Engineering firm hired||Engineering Services, Inc. was hired by resolution on March 27, 2018 to design the park.|
|Park named||At the Sept. 26, 2017 City Council Meeting, the new park was officially named Shaw Family Park.|
|Land purchased||At the Nov. 28, 2012 City Council meting, Council authorized the purchase of 121.58 acres of land in northwest Springdale.|
|Service||Contractor||Contract was authorized by resolution on:|
|Construction Manager||Milestone Construction Company||June 12, 2018|
|Engineering||Engineering Services, Inc.||March 27, 2018|
A public input meeting was held Oct. 5, 2017 to receive feedback from residents on the Shaw Family Park design. Additionally, residents had the opportunity to submit feedback for consideration from Oct. 5-Oct. 26, 2017.
Randall Tyson Sports Complex
Tyson Park is located at 303 Watkins Ave. and it will be renovated to include new amenities.
Additional Park Projects
The 2018 Bond Program will also fund these additional park improvement projects:
|Park||Project||Authorized by City Council on:||Status|
|C.L. "Charlie" & Willie George Park||Security Cameras||Aug. 28, 2018||Complete|
|Murphy Park||Security Cameras||Aug. 28, 2018||Complete|
The maximum aggregate principal amount of the Park and Recreational Improvement Bonds is $21,320,000. This includes the cost of selling the bonds. The actual construction fund for park construction and improvements is $19,002,529.25. This amount is subject to change based on the interest earned on the investment.