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File #: 20-1520    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Discussion Item
File created: 11/8/2020 In control: Parks and Recreation Commission
On agenda: 11/19/2020 Final action: 11/19/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division recommending the commission receive update on the Henningsen Lotus Park Conceptual Plan.
Attachments: 1. A - HLP Concept Plan Final 2014, 2. B - Power Point, 3. C - Project Priorities, 4. D - Park Layout, 5. E - Property Maps
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Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division recommending the commission receive update on the Henningsen Lotus Park Conceptual Plan.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Board approved the conceptual plan on July 29, 2014 (legistar #13-0021) and the CEQA document on December 13, 2016 (legistar #16-1219). Since the adoption of the plan staff has focused on Tier 1 projects within the existing park with the funding available. Not on the list of priorities but identified from public meetings and comments were the poles in the center of the soccer field. Working with facilities those poles have been moved and the field has been resurfaced. Field surfaced was a risk management concern due to the irregular surface.

Another concern from the public was additional parking. Staff completed a parking analysis in 2015 which concluded parking was adequate at the park. Staff in an effort to be proactive has been working with Department of Transportation (DOT) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on options. Staff has been actively working to moving the DOT yard from in front of the fire station to property owned by BLM on Marshall Grade. This would provide additional parking for the park and a minimal cost.

Property Acquisitions was identified as Tier 1 in the plan.
1. The parcel for trail connection at HWY 49 was considered but as the flood in 2017 demonstrated this trail would continue to wash out. Transportation Commission and DOT have evaluated providing trail connection at Lotus Road out of the flood zone.
2. The infill property next to the playground would be a good acquisition if it becomes available. It has not been available to date.
3. The south parcel was not included in the CEQA documents because of concerns on the property and this acquisition could hold up the CEQA document. So the plan identifies completing a traffic study on Lotus Road which was a concern of acquiring the property.

Attachment A-HLP Conceptual Plan
Attachment B-Power P...

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