Covington Community Park Phase 2 Development

Updated 11/14/2017



Project Description

The second of three development phases for Covington Community Park. Major elements of the second phase that will be added to the park, include construction of a restroom and concession building, a stage, picnic shelters, additional parking, additional trail segments, a playground, an exercise area, a tennis court, wetland mitigation and street frontage improvements.

Location
Covington Community Park, 17649 SE 240th Street, Covington WA 98042   

Upcoming
Current: This project is currently in the construction phase.
August 2018: Projected completion date.

History
August 17, 2018: Ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication of Margaret Harto Pavilion
August 22, 2017:
 
Groundbreaking ceremony
July 25, 2017:
City Council meeting - award construction contract
January 18, 2017:
Parks and Recreation Commission meeting - design review
October 25, 2016: 
City Council meeting - 90% design review
September 21, 2016:
Parks and Recreation Commission meeting - design review
September 21, 2016:
Open house - design review
September 8, 2016:
Arts Commission meeting - design review
April 14, 2016:
Arts Commission meeting - design review
December 8, 2015:
City Council meeting - design review
May 27, 2014:
 City Council meeting - 60% design review
March 25, 2014: Open house - design review
March 19, 2014:
 
Parks and Recreation Commission meeting - design review
March 19, 2014:
 Open house - design review
2009-2013: Covington Community Park Phase 1 was designed and constructed
2008: Master plan for Covington Community Park was completed

Funding
$7,000,000 (80% of the project) Department of Commerce - The Taxpayers of Washington State
$500,000 (6%) Land Water Conservation Fund
$500,000 (6%) Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program
$704,000 (8%) City of Covington
$65,000 (1%) King County
$30,688 (<1%) King Conservation District

Additional Information

Staff Contact
Ethan Newton, Parks & Recreation Director
(253) 480-2400
enewton@covingtonwa.gov