Park Improvements

Howell Community Park

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New Features in Current Project Improvements:

  • Demolition of old recreation center
  • NEW Recreation Center
  • NEW Pool & Bath House
  • NEW Parking Lot

Project Updates

  • September 2020 - Building demoliton to be completed soon; construction to begin shortly
  • October 2020 - Demolition complete
  • November 2020 - Pre-construction planning
  • January 2021 - 5% Complete, construction underway; major demolition is in progress with earthwork and utility installation to follow.
  • February 2021 - 8% Complete, demo is largely complete and some site utility installation continuing
  • March 2021 - 15% Complete, Demo is complete, site earthwork and creating retention pond
  • April 2021 - 18% Complete, site utility infrasureture to be completed
  • June 2021 - 25% Complete, earthwork and infrasureture construction continues.
  • August 2021 - 28% Complete, Forming the building foundation and preparing for concrete pour.
  • November 2021 - 33% Complete, Continuing the forming the building foundation and preparing for concrete pour.
  • February 2022 - 40% Complete, Building slab is poured and strucatural steel is up for rec center and pool house, plumbing installation underway and installation of metal wall studs.
  • May 2022 - 47% Complete, Building's structional steel and metal studs Structural steel and metal studs are mostly complete and plumbing and electrial mostly complete.

Estimated Completion for Current Improvements: Late 2022

Previous Improvements

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  • NEW playground shade sails

Completed: January 2021
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Howell Park Conceptual Master Plan
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  • new fishing and paddling pond
  • new earthen amphitheater
  • new lighted basketball courts
  • new driveways and parking
  • new walking and jogging track
  • new adventure playground
  • new multi-use athletic field
  • improved bridges

Completed: April 2018
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Other Park Updates:

  • November 2018 - Former golf pro shop & recreation center demolished
  • January 2019 - Baton Roots raised gardens put in place, tractor farming and storage areas upcoming

The urban farm is a joint project with Baton Roots.

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