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File #: 18-2581    Name: AUTHORIZATION TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO PROVIDE A PARKS AND RECREATION MASTER PLAN
Type: Purchasing/Contract
Body: Village Council
Agenda Date: 2/12/2019 Final action:
Title: ITEM: AUTHORIZATION TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO PROVIDE A PARKS AND RECREATION MASTER PLAN REQUEST: Authorization to award a contract to provide a Parks and Recreation Master Plan, to AECOM Technical Services, in the amount of $149,772.48.
Attachments: 1. 1. AECOM Proposal
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ITEM: AUTHORIZATION TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO PROVIDE A PARKS AND RECREATION MASTER PLAN

REQUEST: Authorization to award a contract to provide a Parks and Recreation Master Plan, to AECOM Technical Services, in the amount of $149,772.48.

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EXPLANATION: On September 11, 2018, the Village released RFQ #025-18/ED, seeking qualified firms interested in providing the Village with a parks and recreation master plan. On December 11, 2018, the Village Council authorized contract negotiations with the highest ranked proposer, AECOM Technical Services, to develop a 10-year parks and recreation comprehensive plan to improve and update recreation programs, events, facilities and resources.

Specifically, the Master Plan will achieve the following objectives:

1. Create a proactive framework for the design and management of the Village of Wellington's parks and recreation system within the context of the overall public realm, including streets, trails, and storm water facilities
2. Based on community, staff, and council feedback and direction, identify vision and overarching direction for the Parks and Recreation Department.
3. Make recommendations to protect and enhance the Village's urban tree canopy.
4. Make recommendations for the Parks and Recreation Department organizational structure.
5. Make recommendations to upgrade existing parks, including estimated costs of deferred maintenance, repair and replacement of facilities
6. Identify recreation trends, residents' needs and priorities for additional improvements to existing parks
7. Recommend locations for new pocket parks and neighborhood parks, including the potential use of Village-owned properties
8. Recommend safe routes to parks and schools to create a connected bicycle/pedestrian system, including the identification of missing segments and alternatives
9. Develop conceptual site design plans for top priority park improvements
10. Estimate increased capital, operations and maintenance costs fo...

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