SPRAY Park PROJECT
On March 16, 2020, we were notified from the Government of Alberta that the Community League was successful in our provincial grant application. We have fully fundraised the amount for this project and construction is planned for summer of 2020 (pending COVID-19 limitations).
We will continue to update this page as we move through the City of Edmonton process. Thank you to all that helped us reach our goals. Our next goal is the Outdoor Skating Rink and Building Project.
Spray Park Process
The Cameron Heights Park & Facilities Development Committee (Subcommittee of CHCL) is working in collaboration with the City of Edmonton through the Neighbourhood Park Development Program (NPDP). The intent of the NPDP program is to guide, facilitate and support the creation of great spaces and fun places for neighbourhood play, wellness and learning through active partnerships with the community.
The City provides a team of experts to support community volunteers throughout the NPDP process with a Neighbourhood Resource Coordinator and a Project Manager.
There are five (5) process steps the Playground Committee will be working through with the City as we continue to develop our park area. Below we will walk you through each step and where we are currently at in the process.
A. Community Group Orientation to Parkland Change Process - COMPLETED FEB, 1 2018
B. Identify Project and Confirm alignment with Strategic Direction and Priorities Community Project Start Up - COMPLETED
C. Form Park Project Committee and Complete Terms of Reference (TOR) or Bylaws - COMPLETED
D. Submit a Project Request Form to City of Edmonton - COMPLETED MARCH 13, 2018
E. Receive Approval and move to Concept Phase - COMPLETED AUGUST 8, 2018
A. Submit Deposit #1 Collection of Community Group funds $5000 to start Concept Phase - COMPLETED
B. Develop Public Involvement Plan (PIP) - COMPLETED
C. Confirm Project Elements - COMPLETED
D. Create a Funding Strategy - COMPLETED
E. Provide input to the development of the Concept Plan - COMPLETED
F. Sign off Concept Plan and Concept Budget - COMPLETED
G. Submit a Project Plan with Concept Plan, Budget and NPDP application to City of Edmonton - COMPLETED NOV 8, 2018
H. Receive Concept Phase Approval - APPROVED APRIL 2, 2019
I. Receive NPDP Funding Approval - APPROVED for $200,000 APRIL 2,2019
J. Sign NPDP Community Group Agreement and Submit Deposit #2 (10% Community Contribution) - COMPLETED APR 18, 2019
K. Continue Fundraising - ON GOING - NOW COMPLETE
A. Provide Input into Site Development Plan and Updated Budget produced by City of Edmonton - COMPLETED
B. Sign off on Site Development Plan and Budget - COMPLETED APR 28, 2020
C. Final Fundraising - COMPLETED
D. Submit Community Group Deposit #3 (Remaining balance of community contribution) - Submitted Grant Letter March 16
E. Provide input into site amenities procurement (playground /structures/ furniture/shelter/award criteria) - COMPLETED
F. Review bids from Spray Park Contractor - COMPLETED APRIL 1, 2020
G. Award Spray Park Contractor Contract- COMPLETED MAY 1 2020
H. Recieve and sign off final Spray Park Design - COMPLETED MAY 11 2020
A. Construction Contractor Procurement Process - COMPLETED JULY 2020
B. Award Construction Contract - COMPLETED JULY 2020
C. Construction Begins - August 2020
D. Weekly Site Meetings - STARTED JULY 30, 2020
E. Construction Completion - COMPLETED OCTOBER 2020!!!
F. Project Manager Provides Financial Reconciliation package to Community Group - One year after construction completion
A. Complete Financial Reconciliation with Grantors
B. Plan and Implement a Celebration
SPRING 2021, pending COVID restrictions
C. Inform City of Edmonton of Operation and Maintenance Concerns to 311