PARKS & RECREATION PROJECTS
Parks & Recreation ADA Transition Plan
The City advertised a request for qualified and experienced consultants with project experience in ADA surveys, transition plan development and implementation to bring the City’s programs, services, and facilities into compliance with Title II of ADA and the Texas Accessibility Standards. Under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the City of Angleton is required to complete a self-evaluation and transition plan for its programs, services, and facilities to identify barriers and improve accessibility. The project will include, but not be limited to, a review of City facilities and associated parking lots, parks and associated parking lots, signalized intersections, existing sidewalks and associated curb ramps, design and construction standards, documented public concerns, sponsored boards and commissions, programs, procedures, and policies. For more information about the Park & Recreation ADA Transition Plan contact Megan Mainer, email@example.com.
Angleton Recreation Center Plaza
The Parks & Recreation Department has been working on a revitalization project at the Angleton Recreation Center by changing an underused outdoor amenity into an open programmed space complete with a ping pong table, two sets of cornhole, and umbrellaed tables. Strand lighting will be installed to make this space a one of a kind in Angleton. We welcome you to use this space when you visit the Angleton Recreation Center or take a lunch break. For exclusive use of the area, as our Angleton Recreation Center staff for more information about renting the space.
Bates & Dickey Park Improvements
The City of Angleton is working on several improvements at Bates and Dickey Parks. You may see construction already underway for our new sand volleyball court and Bates pavilion. You can expect to see additional improvements including Bates pavilion lighting, Bates and Dickey tee pads, tee signs, bench installation, and field five field lights. For more information about Bates & Dickey Park improvements contract Stewart Crouch, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freedom Park Master Plan
The City of Angleton requested proposals from professionally qualified Landscape Architect (PLA) consultants, and/or similar professionally qualified consultants, in November to provide comprehensive design and planning services to update the master plan for Freedom Park located at 3105 N. Downing, Angleton, TX 77515. Two town hall meetings were held on October 12 and November 9 to assess and prioritize park amenities desired by the public. The plan includes the 42-acres of undeveloped land north of Freedom ball fields which has a pond. The Master Plan for Freedom Park was approved by City Council on July 27, 2021. The City looks forward to the design development phase in the future. For more information about Freedom Park Master Plan contact Megan Mainer, email@example.com.
Gateway Signage Master Plan
In 2018, the Azimuth Group, Inc. (AGI) was retained by the City to support the planning, facilitation, and documentation of an intensive strategic planning workshop. From various collaborative brainstorming exercises, one of many strategic themes was to Enhance the Local Economy. Strategic objectives, or tasks, that were identified under this strategic theme included: defining and marketing a compelling Angleton brand, attracting new commercial development, and supporting quality residential growth.
This project focuses on city gateway signs and landscaping to guide motorists into the community. A new City brand has been selected. The Gateway Master Plan was approved by City Council August of 2021. Elements of the plan will be implemented as funds arise. For more information about the Gateway Master Plan contact Megan Mainer, firstname.lastname@example.org..
The City of Angleton collaborated with Parks Board, ABLC, City Council and Clark Condon to complete design development for Lakeside Park including an outdoor pavilion. Design development was completed in spring 2021 and construction was bid late spring 2021. The City has selected DL Meacham to complete the work which began in December 2021. The park is anticipated to open to the public in late 2022. For more information about Lakeside Park development contact Megan Mainer, email@example.com.
TXDOT Traffic Controller Cabinet Art Wraps
The City of Angleton completed the first round of TXDOT Traffic Controller Cabinets art wraps at Business 288, South Velasco and Loop 274 in the spring 2021. The City of Angleton pursued a second round of artists’ submissions to transform traffic signal controller cabinets in Angleton from functional infrastructure into colorful and inspired works of art revolving around Texas wildflower, birds and/or butterflies. Art has been selected for the second round of Traffic signal controller cabinets which will be located at HWY 35 and S Velasco, S Velasco and Orange, and Loop 274 and Cedar. Staff is currently working with Houston Sign Company for art installation. For more information about TXDOT Traffic Controller Cabinet Art Wraps contact Megan Mainer, firstname.lastname@example.org.