Pilot Knoll Park
The contract has been executed for the Day Use Restroom Project and staff is currently reviewing the preliminary set of plans. The Day Use Restroom will be identical to the Lakeside Community Park restroom.
Copperas Branch Park
Staff is proceeding with the Copperas Branch Park Remediation Project. They are coordinating with the Army Corps of Engineers, TxDOT, and AGL Constructors to finalize the punch list. The dome post replacement, mowing, and asphalt sealing portions of the project are scheduled to proceed this month. We hope to have Copperas Branch Park open in July pending any delays.
Victoria Park Track Replacement
BW2 Engineers continue to work on the design of the track replacement.
Sunset Point Park
G&A Consultants continue to update the contract documents for Sunset Point Park.
Highland Village Road Sidewalk
BW2 Engineers continue to work on the preliminary layout of the sidewalk.
Halff Associates continue to work on the designs for the Pond Expansion and Softball Field Expansion Projects. Staff is coordinating with the design firm.
Doubletree Ranch Park to DCTA Train Station Pedestrian Connection
The southern section (south of the pond) has been closed to the public due to the construction of the pedestrian bridge. The connection is anticipated to be complete in September and will provide access from Doubletree Ranch Park to the DCTA Train Station.
Park Shade Structures
Andra Foreman is coordinating the installation of shade structures at Unity Park (in the dog park and exercise equipment areas), Lions Club Park playground, Turpin Park playground, and Lower Sellmeyer Park playground. The contract has been sent to the vendor to be executed.
The summer Adult Kickball League took place on Wednesday at Unity Park.
Summer youth basketball games took place Saturday, June 23 at Briarhill Middle School.
Monday: Assorted Card Games - Dealer’s Choice, Spades in the Library
Tuesday: Assorted Card Games - Dealer’s Choice, Dominoes, 42
Thursday: Assorted Card Games - Dealer’s Choice, Bridge, Rummikub
On Thursday, 36 Senior All-Stars enjoyed lunch from Meals on Wheels. The menu included Asian chicken wraps, potato salad, along with cake and cookies for dessert! Following lunch, eight Senior All-Stars stayed to watch Rebecca, a 1940 mystery-thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
On Friday, June 15, the first Date Night at Doubletree event was held at the Doubletree Ranch Park Barn. Instructor Sarah Walker hosted three couples who participated in Craft Night. Each couple left with “His” and “Her” towel holders for the bathroom. The next Date Night at Doubletree will be Trivia Night on Friday, July 13 at 7:00 p.m.
This was the second week of Kids Kamp at Briarhill Middle School. This week’s theme was Mad Scientist Week. We had 64 Kampers experience trips to the UNT Planetarium Sky Theatre, Perot Museum, Sci-Tech Discovery Center, and Swimming at Old Town in Lewisville.