Thursday, February 28, 2013
The expenditures encompass six projects at three facilities and include new signage, bleacher covers and a VIP deck at the amphitheater.
Parks in the city of Chesterfield are set to receive a raft of improvements this spring after the city council approved approximately $361,000 in upgrades last week. The funds will pay for a list of projects at the Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex, Chesterfield Central Park and the city’s amphitheater: Parks Director Tom McCarthy said he was happy to receive the “thumbs up” from the city council to get started. “It’s great. These are things that we have wanted to do for a long time,” he said. One of the larger expenditures, the $75,000 bridge is an item that McCarthy is particularly glad to see approved. It will be constructed over the spillway at the northern edge of the park, completing a loop around the pond, and likely be finished …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
We're weaving together updates, pictures, video, tweets and more from the Save Our Parks rally and the County Council budget hearing to help you find the answer to tonight's big question: Will the county close parks to keep the budget
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The trail is usable now, but will officially open this weekend.
The first phase of the Riparian Trail officially opens Saturday. The trail is about a half-mile long currently and can be accessed from Lydia Hill Drive. Trail users can park in the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center parking lot. Eventually the trail will be close to two miles long and connect to the Monarch-Chesterfield Levee Trail.
Monday, March 7, 2011
The trail at Central Park, plus the new amphitheater will be completed by the end of May. Upgrades to concessions are planned before little leaguers play ball at CVAC.
Two Chesterfield parks are getting a face-lift before summer starts. There are several construction projects slated for Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex that will be completed before little leaguers step on the mound and throw the season's first pitch. Plus, the trail at Central Park will be completed before the ampitheater's grand opening on May 21. At CVAC, the original parks maintenance will be refurbished to become the complex's concessions hub. Mike Giesel, the city's head of parks and recreation, said the building will be converted to a walk-in freezer and cooler and will also have storage space for softball supplies. The city has been managing concession sales at the complex for five or six years, Giesel said. Costs on this …
Thursday, January 20, 2011
In a brief meeting Wednesday, city council approved a zoning change that will allow an adult day care center to open in Chesterfield and several construction bids.
Plans for an adult day care center in Chesterfield can move ahead now that city council has approved a zoning change. The change, which was unanimously approved, allows day care facilities in the Four Seasons development at the corner of River Valley Drive and Olive Boulevard. Lutheran Adult Day Services plans to get a building permit to refurbish the interior of what used to be Denmark Travel and turn it into a day care service. Art Sommer, owner of Lutheran Adult Day Services, said he hopes to open the day care in April. He previously told Patch plans for the facility include installing a sports bar and an outdoor patio. The aim is for the center to feel more like a country club than a nursing home. City council also unanimously …