Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater and ADA Improvements Project

Project Name: Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater and ADA Improvements

Date authorized: Project approved through Capital Improvement Plan; combined two projects Ernie Miller Park Improvements, Amphitheater, Pond, Boardwalk (2019) and Ernie Miller Park ADA Access and Parking Improvements (2020)

Project Authorization: $1,470,042 ($689,790 + $780,252)

Delivery Method: Design, Bid, Build

Design Firm: Vireo

Contractor: B. Dean Construction, LLC

Completion Date: Substantial Completion anticipated October 2021

Future Pending Action(s): No action required from BOCC

Update: The scope of the project includes replacement of aging outdoor amphitheater, ADA accessible walks and trail improvements, ADA accessible parking and drop-off near the nature center building, and pond access outdoor learning area.

Construction began on August 21, 2020 and the contractor has completed 90% of the work. The trail work is complete.

The amphitheater was substantially complete on September 1, 2021 and is available for program use.

Completion of the accessible parking and drop-off loop is behind schedule. The contractor has encountered soft soil conditions that requried correction prior to placement of pavement. The contractor has completed soil remediation and is preparing for pavement installation.