City awarded with 50-50 grant to update Mineral Wells Park

City awarded with 50-50 grant to update Mineral Wells Park

The City of Guthrie was awarded a grant from the Land & Water Conservation Fund to help make improvements to Mineral Wells Park.

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Some of the improvements include, updating playground equipment to be ADA accessible for children with special needs. New equipment will incorporate a historic theme and color scheme to blend well with the history of the park.

The City will replace the old unusable wading pool with a splashpad that also has a historic theme and color scheme.

Replace sand surfaces in the playground area with a pour-in-place rubber surface, pave gravel parking areas and add small pavillions throughout the park that are designed with an architectural style/appearance that is historic in nature.

Total cost of the project will be $875,000 with $437,500 provided by the LWCF grant and $437,500 from the City’s Capital Improvement Project (CIP) sales tax collection.

One Response to "City awarded with 50-50 grant to update Mineral Wells Park"

  1. Alston Ingram Jr   December 31, 2018 at 4:09 pm

    Our City is moving in the right direction. When you see City Manager Leroy, tell him THANKS! He’s a keeper.

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