Denton, TX Integrated Pest Management Program - Green Policy
Evers Park Bridge and Trail Project:
The City of Denton was awarded a $1,341,617 grant which requires $335,404 of local matching funds. This project is funded by the Texas Transportation Commission through the Texas Department of Transportation with a total project value of $1,677,021.
Construction on the trail began February 1 and the contractor is setting forms and pouring the 12 feet wide trail along Riney Road, HWY 77, and towards the North Lakes Recycle Center. The trail is to be completed November 2017.
North Lakes Adult Athletic Field Development Project:
Phase I of this project includes four (4) adult athletic fields with parking and vehicle access. Phase II includes the installation of a permanent restroom/concession building. Both the site plan review and final plats are moving forward in the review process.
Carl Young Splash Park CDBG Restroom Grant:
On March 30, 2015, Parks requested $85,000 of Community Development Block Grant Funding to be matched by $10,000 of in-kind support to fund a restroom /changing room at Carl Young Park.
The Spray Park will be funded with $200,000.00 of General Obligation Bonds and up to an additional $100,000 of various funds. The inclusion of a restroom facility is necessary to allow patrons an area to change clothes.
A December 19, 2016 public meeting was held at MLK Jr. Rec Center for feedback and revisions to the Spray Park, restrooms, mechanical, electrical and plumbing submittals, as well as updates to the application for a Minor Plat. As of spring 2017, design is currently in revision.