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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 2nd quarter in 2017. The project is being funded with Certificates of Obligation.

  • 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 was awarded to Construction LTD. at the cost of $6,121,000. Construction is expected to be completed in April 2018.

  • City Hall Parking Lot Expansion - The existing parking lot, behind city hall, is being expanded to include 49 additional parking spaces. The services of T. F. Harper were purchased through a local cooperative purchase plan in the amount of $314,164.30. Construction began in March 2017 and is expected to be completed in the 2nd quarter of 2017.

  • 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.

  • 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 during the 2nd 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.

  • Water & Sewer Maintenance Building - In September 2016, City Council authorized staff to advertise and seek bids on the construction of the New Water & Sewer Maintenance Building which will be located at the City Maintenance Facility on Luella Avenue. This facility will also serve as a backup Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for city staff. The project was awarded to Arnold Construction in the amount of $550,485 and will be funded out of Certificate of Obligation Bond Funds.

  • Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Shop - In September 2016, City Council authorized staff to advertise and seek bids on the construction of a maintenance shop, which will be located at the City’s Surface Water Treatment Plant located on East X Street. Arnold Construction was awarded the project at a cost of $221,290. This project will be funded out of Certificate of Obligation Bond Funds. 

  • Battleground Golf Course Maintenance Driveway - After experiencing flooding rains May 4 through 29, 2015, the Battleground Golf Course Maintenance Facility Driveway suffered infrastructure damage. It was determined that these damages were eligible for FEMA Public Assistance reimbursement coverage due to the Presidential Disaster Declaration. Cobb, Fendley & Associates was hired to perform the engineering and design work for the project. On December 21, 2016, City Council awarded the construction of the project to RAC Industries for $207,639.95. 


           

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