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City Projects
Recent Projects
The following are some of the projects the City of Deer Park has recently completed or undertaken:
           
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant Improvement Project - This project is identified in the 10-year Water and Sewer Capital Improvement Plan and is split into two phases. In May 2013, City Council authorized staff to enter into a contract with CDM Smith for the design of Phase I. Phase I was awarded to CSA Construction for $4,908,600. Construction for Phase I began in June 2015 and is almost complete. In November 2015, the city entered into a contract with CDM Smith for the design of Phase II in the amount of $2,130,425. The estimated construction cost for the project is $14,458,400. Phase II of the project should go out for bid during the 1st quarter in 2017. The project is being funded with Certificates of Obligation.

  • Police Firing Range and Classroom - In Nov. 2014, City Council authorized staff to enter into a contract with Griggs Group, Inc. (G2) for the design of the Deer Park Police Firing Range and Classroom. On July 6, 2015, the Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD) Board authorized staff to approach City Council to begin the bid process. Unfortunately, the bids received exceeded available funding. The project was redesigned and went out for rebid in early 2016. On April 5, 2016, the project was awarded to IKLO Construction in the amount of $1,881,500. The facility is currently under construction and being funded with CCPD funds.

  • City Maintenance Facility Paving Improvements - City Council approved $200,000 in the 2015-2016 fiscal budget to construct a concrete ring road that will connect the existing driveways at the city maintenance facility on Luella Ave. The project was awarded to Construction Diversity Group in the amount of $168,186.79 and completed in December 2016. Final cost for the project was $166,005.35.

  • Bayou Street Drainage Outfall - On June 7, 2016, City Council approved the purchase of services from Midas Utilities, through The Interlocal Purchasing System, to perform the Bayou Street Drainage project. The anticipated cost of the project was $183,540. The project was completed in December 2016 at a final cost of $183,535.

  • Water Line Improvements, Hillshire Dr. & Estate Dr. - On Aug. 16, 2016, City Council approved the purchase of services from Vaught Services, through The Interlocal Purchasing System, to perform water line improvements on Hillshire Drive and Estate Drive. The project will be funded by Capital Improvement Bond Funds. The cost of the project is expected to be $649,797.75 and should be completed by the end of the 1st quarter in 2017.

  • Ivy Street Water Line Improvement - Services were purchased from Midas Utilities through The Interlocal Purchasing System to perform this water line improvement project. The project was funded by Water & Sewer Bond Funds. The project was completed in August 2016 at a final cost of $267,512.55.

  • Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) Project, Year 6 - On December 15, 2016, City Council approved the purchase of services from Fuquay, Inc. to perform this project. The project is currently under construction and is expected to be completed before the end of the 1st quarter in 2017. The anticipated cost of the project is $710,983.86, which will be funded by Water & Sewer Bond Funds. This is the sixth year of the seven year SSO program. 

  • Destiny Detention Pond Rehabilitation - On Oct. 3, 2016, City Council awarded this project to Great Bear Construction in the amount of $58,436.12. The project involves regrading the detention pond at the corner of Chandler Lane and Pasadena Boulevard to improve drainage in the area. The project was completed in January 2017.

  • 13th Street Lift Station Rehabilitation - On July 5, 2016, City Council awarded this project to N & S Construction for $109,500. The project was funded by the Water & Sewer Fund and completed in January 2017.

  • Construction of New Animal Shelter - In July 2015, City Council approved using funds from Certificates of Obligation for the construction of a new animal shelter and equipment. A Request for Qualifications was issued and reviewed by a selection committee of 7 members. City Council authorized city staff to negotiate a contract with Quorum Architects, Inc. for professional design services.  The city has allocated $2.8 million from the sale of Certificates of Obligation for the project. The project is expected to go out for bid by the end of the 1st quarter in 2017.

  • New City Hall - The City has contracted with cre8 Architects to design the new city hall. The building will be built on the vacant property east of the existing city hall. After the construction of the new building, the existing building will be demolished. The project is expected to be awarded during the 1st quarter in 2017.

  • Street Replacement Project - In November 2015, the city received $7.5 million from the sale of Series 2015 Certificates of Obligation, of which $4.7 million was allocated for street reconstruction projects. These funds, along with $1,718,148 in the Capital Improvement Funds (FY 2016-2017) will fund this project. The Street Replacement Project includes Baron Lane, Cork Lane, Dahlia Lane, Ember Lane, Fleet Lane, Glacier Lane, Hastings Lane, Iris Lane, Justin Lane, Kelvin Lane, Amherst Lane, Brown Lane, West 9th Street from Boston Avenue to Center Street, and West 12th Street from the dead end to Center Street. This project is currently in the design phase.