A public hearing was held on December 14 to hear from citizens regarding the City of Fayetteville bond order authorizing up to $35,000,000 Parks and Recreation Bond.
The City Council voted unanimously to move the 35 million dollar parks and recreation bond referendum to the March 15, 2016 primary ballot. The Fayetteville community will have the final say.
From the city…
- Projects were strategically selected based on the community’s recreational needs
- Revenue potential was considered
- Facility design ensure convenience and development of world-class destinations
- Intended maximum General Obligation Bond Debt of $35 million will support $64.2 million in new amenities
What are the projects?
some park project locations have not been determined
Multi-Purpose Aquatic & Senior Center with Fieldhouse
Sports Field Complex
Cape Fear River Park
Cape Fear Aquarium
City Pool (Lake Rim Park)
Skateboard Parks (Raeford Road & Commerce Street, College Lakes Park, Westover Recreation Center)
Splash Pads (D. Gilmore Park, J.W. Coon Elementary, Southgate Park)
Neighborhood /Community Parks (Montclair Park, Southgate Park)
Existing Park Improvements (Brentwood School Park, Clark Park, D. Gilmore Park, Massey Hill, Mazarick Park, MLK Jr. Park, Seabrook Park)
To view the full bond package click below ↓