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Current District Projects

The district will periodically update the status of these projects. 

Sierra Creek Park

The NHRPD has submitted an application for a $2.85 million grant through the Statewide Park Program to design and construct Sierra Creek Park, which is a 7.2 acre parcel located at Watt Avenue and Davidson Drive, Antelope. At the present time, State Parks is running a bit behind in notifying the successful applicants of their grant awards.  The most recent update from State Parks is that applicants should hear of their grant application status in early Fall 2021.  Sierra Creek Park will include children’s playgrounds, group and individual covered picnic areas, trail system, a community garden, parking lot, outdoor performance area, pedestrian bridges crossing the creek, information placards identifying wildlife found in the park and creek area, trail exercise stations, community art, etc. 

Tentative Project Timeline:  Winter 2021-March 2025
Board of Directors Approved:  Yes
Public Participation:  Yes
Budget:  $2.85 Million (Contingent upon receiving grant funds)

 

District Parks & Recreation Master Plan

Contingent upon funding approval by the district’s Board of Directors (December 2021), the district will embark upon developing a comprehensive Ten Year Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan.  This document will provide an inclusive framework for orderly and consistent planning for a wide variety of district projects, including land acquisition, development, and administration of parks and recreation resources, programs, and facilities.

This Master Plan will serve as a road map for providing high quality parks and recreation facilities for residents and visitors to the North Highlands Recreation and Park District.  It will include a detailed examination of existing park sites and recreation facilities, providing the basis for an in-depth community discussion and analysis of the needs and priorities of park and facility users.

Tentative Project Timeline:  March 2022-January 2023
Board of Directors Approved:  December 2021
Public Participation:  Yes
Budget:  $80,000-$100,000

 

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) ATransition Plan

The district has contracted with DAC (Disability Access Consultants) to complete the ADA Transition Plan and ADA Self-Evaluation Plan.  The objective is to review and evaluate all district facilities to ensure that they ADA compliant or that a plan is developed that will make them compliant over a period of time.

Tentative Project Timeline:  October 2021 – October 2022
Board of Directors Approved:  Yes (FY 2021-2022 Budget)
Public Participation:  No (Staff driven)
Budget:  $50,000

 

Chardonnay Park Children's Playground Equipment Replacement and Turf Renovation Project

Chardonnay Park is a 3.4 acre neighborhood park located at La Tour and Monument Drive, North Highlands, CA. New children’s play equipment, benches and tables will replace the current park equipment.  Additionally, the park turf area will be renovated to improve the existing turf area. This is a separate project that will begin in early 2022.

Tentative Project Timeline:  January 2022 – July 2022 (Children’s play equipment). Turf renovation project is ongoing for approximately 18 months.
Board of Directors Approval:  Yes (FY 2021-2022 Budget)
Public Participation:  Yes (selection of play equipment and color scheme)
Budget:  $100,000 (playground equipment) $15,000 (turf renovation)

 

Ridgepoint Park Children's Playground Equipment Replacement and Turf Renovation Project

Ridgepoint Park is a 6.0 acre neighborhood park located at Tipwood Way, Sacramento, CA.  New children’s playground equipment, benches and picnic tables will replace the older equipment located in the park.  Additionally, the park turf area will be renovated to improve the existing turf area.  This is a separate project that will begin in November 2021.

Tentative Project Timeline:  January 2022 – July 2022 (Children’s play equipment).  Turf renovation project is ongoing for approximately 18 months.
Board of Directors Approval:  December 2021
Public Participation:  Yes (Selection of play equipment and color scheme)
Budget:  $120,000 (playground equipment) $15,000 (turf renovation)

 

Park Concrete Pathway Replacement Project/Strizek Park Irrigation System Evaluation

Remove and replace portions of concrete park pathways and Strizek Park Irrigation System Evaluation

Tentative Project Timeline:  FY 2021-2022
Board of Directors Approval:  Yes (FY 2021-2022 Budget)
Public Participation:  No
Budget:  $45,000

 

ADA Electronic Automatic Doors: Kay F. Dahill Community Center & District Office

Replace existing hand operated glass entrance doors with push button electronic ADA doors

Tentative Project Timeline:  FY 2021-2022
Public Participation:  No
Budget:  $75,000 (Park of a group project improvement package*)

 

HVAC Replacement: Kay F. Dahill Community Center

Tentative Project Timeline:  FY 2021-2022
Public Participation:  No
Budget:  $75,000 (Part of a group project improvement package)

 

District Office Carpet Replacement

Tentative Project Timeline:  FY 2021-2022
Public Participation:  No
Budget:  $75,000 (Part of a group project improvement package*)