Residents Ask City for Active Role in Neighborhood Park Construction

Residents Ask City for Active Role in Neighborhood Park Construction

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs City Council will review a request from the Rock Springs Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to allow residents in the Foothill Crossing Subdivision an active role in the construction of a neighborhood park.

The Council is scheduled to meet Tuesday, June 2, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. During the meeting, the Council will review a recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

The board is recommending the Council allow residents in the Foothill Crossing Subdivision to “take an active part in the future construction of a neighborhood park adjacent to their homes,” according to memo from Parks and Recreation Board President Bill Legerski.

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“This participation would include donating funds for the project, allowing residents some consideration in the design of the park and giving consideration to volunteer assistance in improving the park once a design in chosen,” the memo states.

After reviewing the information, Council will decide whether or not to support the recommendation.

Other Business

The Council will review a resolution to accept a professional services contract with Summit Studio to provide historic tax credit compliance consulting and application preparation services for the First Security Bank building. The First Security Bank building is on the National Register of Historic Places and may be eligible for federal historic tax credits, which can be used to help pay for its renovation.

Under resolutions the Council will review a master equity lease agreement between Enterprise Fleet Management and the City of Rock Springs, for the lease of police vehicles.

The Rock Springs Police Department is seeking Council’s permission to apply for a Bulletproof Vest grant. The grant will provide partial funding for the replacement of bulletproof vests, which are expiring for current police officer. It will also help purchase new armor for newly hired officers.

To review the complete agenda and Council packet click here.