Category Archives: Park and Rec

City considering contract for riverbank stabilization project

City Commissioners will consider during their Aug. 2 meeting awarding a $581,700 contract to Winkley Excavating for the first phase of the Missouri River north bank stabilization project. The project is a partnership among the City of Great Falls, Cascade County, Cascade County Conservation District, Recreational Trails, Inc. and NorthWestern Energy. The group identified a 1,440-foot stretch of bank line

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City approves contract changes for indoor aquatics center

aquatic center rendering

Commissioners voted 4-1 during their July 5 meeting to approve a $91,029.58 change order for the indoor new aquatics and recreation center under construction in Lions Park. It’s the second change order to the $18 million contract and includes: plan review fee, city’s responsibility: $45,516.32 permit review, civil changes: $10,069 structural and plumbing revisions per city plan review: $16,010.29 architectural,

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City considering change orders for indoor aquatics center

aquatic center rendering

City staff are recommending $91,029.58 worth of changes to the new indoor aquatics and recreation center currently under construction in Lions Park. During their July 5 meeting, commissioners will consider a second change order to the $18 million contract. Those changes include: plan review fee, city’s responsibility: $45,516.32 permit review, civil changes: $10,069 structural and plumbing revisions per city plan

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City requesting CDBG funds to convert baby pool to splash pad at water park

City staff are recommending that the City Commission approve the use of $200,000 of Community Development Block Grant funds to convert the baby book at the Electric City Water Park into a splash pad. Commissioners will consider the request during their July 5 meeting. GFFR requesting CDBG funds to purchase new ambulance The baby pool currently has several mechanical and

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City considering cell towers in park

The city has been approached by Dish wireless with a request to install cell phone towers in a Dudley Anderson Park. The city was initially approached last year and the proposal was brought to the Park and Recreation Advisory Board in the fall. At the time, the board wasn’t supportive of cell towers in parks. During their May meeting, the

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City planning repairs to Lions Park tennis courts

During their June 7 meeting, City Commissioners will consider awarding a $55,643 contract for repairs at the Lions Park tennis courts. The Lions Park tennis courts are in very poor condition, according to the city Park and Recreation Department. City reinvesting savings from park district projects into other Park and Rec improvements [2020] “After doing extensive research and analysis, it

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