AVALON MAILER TRAILHEAD UPDATE Parks and Recreation Division

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AVALON MAILER TRAILHEAD UPDATE Parks and Recreation Division October 28, 2008

AVALON MAILER TRAILHEAD UPDATE Parks and Recreation Division October 28, 2008

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action Requested

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action Requested

PURPOSE • Discuss challenges with the development of a Trailhead at Avalon Park and

PURPOSE • Discuss challenges with the development of a Trailhead at Avalon Park and utilization of $500, 000 Federal grant.

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action Requested

BACKGROUND • Jan. 24, 2006 – BCC took 2 actions — Approved design of

BACKGROUND • Jan. 24, 2006 – BCC took 2 actions — Approved design of East Orange Environmental Center at Hal Scott — Approved Avalon Park Trailhead subject to: • Finalizing agreements with Avalon Park Developer • Securing bridge access from OUC at Hal Scott

BACKGROUND

BACKGROUND

BACKGROUND Hal t Scot Potential Access Corridor OUC corridor ge id M Br r

BACKGROUND Hal t Scot Potential Access Corridor OUC corridor ge id M Br r le ai . vd l B Site Avalon Park Trailhead

BACKGROUND Avalon Park Trailhead • . 66 Acres • Desirable Location • Environmental and

BACKGROUND Avalon Park Trailhead • . 66 Acres • Desirable Location • Environmental and Educational Opportunity • Opportunity for additional access to Hal Scott

BACKGROUND Avalon Park Trailhead Funding • County secured $500, 000 Federal Grant for design

BACKGROUND Avalon Park Trailhead Funding • County secured $500, 000 Federal Grant for design and construction • Executed Local Agency Planning (LAP) Agreement with State for design ($95 K) — Design completed ($35 K) • Permitting and construction on hold pending resolution of outstanding issues

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action Requested

OUTSTANDING ISSUES Trailhead Access • No agreement with OUC for use of utility corridor

OUTSTANDING ISSUES Trailhead Access • No agreement with OUC for use of utility corridor and bridge to Hal Scott Preserve • No agreement with Avalon Park Developer and HOA’s along utility corridor or Mailer Blvd.

OUTSTANDING ISSUES Hal t Scot Potential Access Corridor OUC corridor ge id M Br

OUTSTANDING ISSUES Hal t Scot Potential Access Corridor OUC corridor ge id M Br r le ai . vd l B Site Avalon Park Trailhead

OUTSTANDING ISSUES Land Donation and Parking • Trailhead Property -. 66 acres • Park

OUTSTANDING ISSUES Land Donation and Parking • Trailhead Property -. 66 acres • Park Land – 2. 2 acres • Church facilities and parking – 4 acres • School Recreation facility – 7 acres (Total Acres – 13. 86)

OUTSTANDING ISSUES Land Donation and Parking d. M r le ai v Bl

OUTSTANDING ISSUES Land Donation and Parking d. M r le ai v Bl

OUTSTANDING ISSUES Federal Grant Requirements • State notified County on September 2, 2008 that

OUTSTANDING ISSUES Federal Grant Requirements • State notified County on September 2, 2008 that grant funding would be in jeopardy if no progress demonstrated. • Invoice submitted September 26, 2008 for design ($35 K). • Project construction must be bid by March 2009.

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action Requested

NEXT STEPS • Allow Avalon Developer 30 days to provide the County the property

NEXT STEPS • Allow Avalon Developer 30 days to provide the County the property and access agreements for use of trail. — Only acquire trailhead property and adjacent parkland property (2. 86 ac. ) If unsuccessful: • Relocate the trail project from Avalon Park to Parcel J serving as a trailhead on Moss Park Trail.

NEXT STEPS Alternative Trailhead Site Parcel J • Located northwest of Moss Park on

NEXT STEPS Alternative Trailhead Site Parcel J • Located northwest of Moss Park on Moss Park Road • 12 -foot trail on south side of Moss Park Road • State has indicated approval of site change

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action

PRESENTATION OUTLINE • Purpose • Background • Outstanding Issues • Next Steps • Action Requested

ACTION REQUESTED • Board approval of Next Steps as outlined by staff

ACTION REQUESTED • Board approval of Next Steps as outlined by staff

AVALON MAILER TRAILHEAD UPDATE Parks and Recreation Division October 28, 2008

AVALON MAILER TRAILHEAD UPDATE Parks and Recreation Division October 28, 2008