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G.C. Herring Park Phase I

Project Description

This park was reclassified from a neighborhood park to a community park. The park is over 40 years old and many of the amenities are in need of replacement. Redevelopment of the park will include necessary amenities for a community park as identified in the Parks and Recreation Master Plan and include, but are not limited to sports courts, sports fields, pavilion, playground, parking, and resurfaced running track.  Additional amenities will be planned to meet the minimal level of service as defined by the Parks and Recreation Master Plan.

Project Location

G.C. Herring Park

3406 Indiana Rd.

Placida, Florida 33946

Project Impacts

Inclement weather

Protected Species

Supply Chain Delays


Phase Cost
Design $500,000
Construction $2,000,000
Total Budget $2,500,000
Funding source(s): 2020 Sales tax extension


Phase Estimated Start Date Forecast Completion Actual Completion
Planning and Approval 11/02/2020 10/02/2023
Design Development 03/26/2024 03/26/2025
Construction 04/09/2024 05/29/2026
Turnover & Closeout 05/29/2026 06/30/2026
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Project Phase
Design Development

Last Updated

Project Manager
Vicki Chichura

Public Relations
Brian Gleason
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Project Number

Sponsor Department
Community Services

Design Engineer/Architect

Construction Contractor
Jon F. Swift Construction

Sales Tax Project

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