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For information on the next phase of the project please visit Magnuson Park Shore Ponds.
Thank you Seattle!
The Warren G. Magnuson Park Wetland, Habitat and Athletic Field Development project is a proposed 43 acre park development. Approximately 40.8 acres will be graded to construct new site drainage improvements, wetland and habitat areas, and new athletic fields.
The Berger Partnership, Landscape Architect PS, Seattle, WA.,
are providing services for design development, planning, land
use and construction permitting, construction documents, and construction
administration. They created these
The wetlands will be located in the southeast section of Warren G. Magnuson Park. The five ballfields, just north of the new wetland area, will include:
Additional funding from the Pro Parks Levy Oversight Committee and from City Council allowed for additional improvements, including pedestrian improvements to the NE 65th Street park entrance, removal of the central parking lot by the tennis courts, and creation of additional habitat.
For more information on the City Council allocation in the 2007- 2008 budget, see the press release
For more information: Magnuson Park Wetlands, Habitat and Athletic Fields Master Plan Phase 2 Developments and Funding Plan
In addition to Pro Parks Levy funds, the creation of Magnuson Park Wetland/Habitat Development Phase II was made possible in part through a WaterWorks grant awarded by the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks.
Project Environmental Design Reports and Permit Documents:
Phase II projects are complete!
One of the Levy’s final projects, this incredible landscape restoration is a huge step toward realizing a healthier community and the vision of Magnuson as a great and vibrant urban park.
On April 25, 2009 Mayor Nickels and supporters of Magnuson Park dedicated the north sportsfields of the Mickey Merriam Sportsfield Complex.
On April 4, 2008 notice to proceed was granted to Ohno Construction Inc., to commence work.
On March 3, 2008, The Public Advisory Team (P.A.T.) met for a project status report from the Design Team and Parks Staff.
February 19, 2008, Department of Executive Administration Official awarded the construction contract to Ohno Construction.
On December 21, 2007, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the permit for construction of four regulation athletic fields and the sub-grade for a fifth field. Permit conditions include mitigation for adverse effects on wetlands in the form of creation of new wetlands and rehabilitation of degraded wetlands.
The construction will limit access to some areas of the park.
Details: Press Release
Phase I projects are complete!
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COMMUNITY PARTICIPATIONProject Advisory Team (PAT) meetings for Warren G. Magnuson Wetland, Habitat and Athletic Fields project.
Meeting #1 02/15/05 summary
Meeting #2 03/15/05 summary
Meeting #3 05/31/05 agenda summary
Meeting #4 06/21/05 agenda summary
Meeting #5 07/19/06 agenda summary
Meeting #6 08/16/05 agenda summary
Meeting #7 09/20/05 agenda summary
Meeting #8 10/18/05 agenda summary
Meeting #9 11/15/05 agenda summary
Meeting #10 12/20/05 agenda summary
Meeting #11 01/17/06 agenda summary
Meeting #12 02/28/06 agenda
Meeting #13 03/20/06 agenda
Meeting #14 03/03/08 summary
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