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File #: 23-0932    Name: Wilson Creek Greens Trail Phase 2 Design PB
Type: Agenda Item Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Advisory Board
On agenda: 11/9/2023 Final action: 11/9/2023
Title: Consider/Discuss/Act on a Recommendation to City Council Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Contract with LJA Engineering of McKinney, Texas, for Landscape Architectural and Engineering Services Related to the Design of the Wilson Creek Greens Trail Phase 2.
Title
Consider/Discuss/Act on a Recommendation to City Council Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Contract with LJA Engineering of McKinney, Texas, for Landscape Architectural and Engineering Services Related to the Design of the Wilson Creek Greens Trail Phase 2.

Summary

COUNCIL GOAL: Enhance the Quality of Life in McKinney
(5A: Create affordable recreational and cultural arts activities for all ages throughout the city)
(5B: Develop Parks strategy to preserve green space for future park land)
(5C: Continue to market and highlight McKinney as a unique destination for residents and visitors alike)
(5E: Develop sustainable quality of life improvements within the City of McKinney)

MEETING DATE: November 9, 2023

DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation

CONTACT: Ryan Mullins, Interim Director of Parks and Recreation


RECOMMENDED PARK BOARD ACTION:
* Approval of the Recommendation.

ITEM SUMMARY:
* This agenda item will authorize a professional services contract with LJA Engineering, to provide design and construction administration services for the Wilson Creek Greens Trail Phase 2 in a contract amount of $225,150.

* This trail project will connect to phase 1 of the Wilson Creek Greens Trail and along and through the McKinney Greens parkland to Stewart Rd. This is a critical connection that will provide a continuous pedestrian connection from this park to Towne Lake and Gray Branch parkland.

* The proposed project will also include amenities such as:

o Trail improvements
o Bridge crossings
o Trail overlook
o Parking lot
o Trailhead
o Restroom Building
o Fishing Pier
o Site furnishings

* This item is scheduled for City Council consideration on December 5th.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
* LJA Engineering was selected from a list of pre-qualified landscape architectural firms that Council approved on July 19, 2022.

* They are providing design and construction services for the nearby project at the Greens neighborh...

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