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NEW PROJECTS

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Battle Point Park Lighting Proposal

4/1/21 – Bainbridge Island Football Club (Soccer) Battle Point Park Turf Fields Lighting Proposal

To view the Park District board meeting presentation materials for the lighting of the Battle Point Park turf fields proposal, click here.

Battle Point Park Pond Project

The Battle Point Park pond drainage overflow has been compromised. It has self-sealed; however, we anticipate the possibility of future failures. The Park District is working with regulatory agencies to develop engineered plans for improvement. The timeline for implementation of these improvements is the end of summer 2021.

Grand Forest North Mountain Bike Trails Proposal

To view the Park District Board Meeting Presentation materials for the Grand Forest North Mountain Bike Trails Proposal, click here. To view the board meeting minutes discussing this topic, click here. To view the Critical Areas Report, click here. To view the Wildlife Report, click here

To find out more information on this proposal, visit our Frequently Asked Questions document here. To submit a question to be addressed in the Frequently Asked Questions document, please send your question to info@biparks.org.

At the May 6 regular board meeting, the proposal will again be on the agenda for the Park District board. The agenda, including information for joining the meeting, will be posted on the Agenda, Resolutions & Minutes webpage the Friday before the board meeting.

KidsUp! Playground Update, Spring 2021

A lot has been happening at the KidsUp! Playground at Battle Point Park as we head into spring.

First, and perhaps most significantly, the KidsUp! Next Generation of Play Committee, in partnership with the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation, has met their preliminary funding goals, allowing construction to enter its second phase in earnest.

And enter it has! Following the fall and winter installation of many of the first phase play fixtures and walkways, the long-anticipated 47-foot-long steel ferry boat arrived on February 8th. It was shipped from Landscape Structures Inc. in Minnesota on 11 separate triple-length pallets. Assembly will begin as soon as the site becomes dry enough for the foundation framework to be set. This will be a project to challenge the skills of our intrepid District structures team. Picture a 47-foot-long IKEA assembly in 22 Prius sized boxes and you will have an idea of the complexity involved. There may be opportunities for volunteer assistance in this endeavor, so stay tuned for further updates here!

Lid Lift Levy

To view the Park District Board retreat presentation materials, click here.

To view the resolution on the lid left levy, click here.

Tennis Courts at Sakai

To view the original proposal presentation for tennis courts to be built in Sakai Park, click here.