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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, Phase I - 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 has been awarded to CSA Construction for $4,908,600. Construction for Phase I began in June 2015 and is almost complete. Construction for Phase II is anticipated to begin in 2017 and continue through 2019. 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 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.
  • Concrete Ring Road at the City Maintenance Facility on Luella Ave. - 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 has been completed.
  • 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 cost of the project is $183,540 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.
  • 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 $649,797.75 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.
  • 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 is expected to be completed in the 1st quarter of 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. Later this year, Quorum Architects will present City Council with their proposed plans for the new shelter. The city has allocated $2.8 million from the sale of Certificates of Obligation for the project.
  • New City Hall - The City is now under contract 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 currently in the design phase.
  • 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.