Columbia Parks and Recreation
Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs
|Funding Fiscal Year:||2012|
|Funding Source:||$250,000 - Rec Services Fund
$24,000 - CVB Tourism Development Fund
Project Description: This project completes renovation of 28+ year-old Rainbow Softball Center in Cosmo Park, including improvements to the concession area and the replacement of the walkways, scoreboards and fence materials.
Project Manager: Gabe Huffington, Park Services Manager, 573-874-7202, GEHuffin@GoColumbiaMo.com
Council Items: Click here.
Interested Parties Meetings: A web survey was conducted June 8 - July 12, 2011 to gather public input on the project. The survey generated 275 respondents, and their answers were used to develop a list of renovation priorities. Two interested parties meetings were held at Rainbow Softball Center on August 4 and, 2011. Ninety-three users stopped in to discuss priorities for the center. The project was approved at the October 17, 2011 Council Meeting.
Project Notes: Mission Continues Project - 226 volunteers worked a total 1,582 at Rainbow Sofball Center on April 28, 2012. They assisted park staff with following renovation and new projects:
Project Status: Project completed.
Work included demolition and removal of old ballfield fencing and asphalt/concrete, installation of new fencing on all 12 dugouts, reseeding around dugouts, and installation of new ballfield fence, installation of new player benches and scoreboards, and recoating of bat racks. Contractor (Florissant Sod Co.) renovated all six infields.
|M||Wood Link Fence||Fence poles||121257||$7,863|
|M||Bulte Co.||Player benches||121259||$13,517|
|M||Collins & Hermann||Dugout materials||121339||$120,460|
|C||Florisssant Sod Co.||Infield renovation - 6 fields||130887||$49,871|