El Dorado Hills Community Park upgrades are in the works
Plans are moving forward to complete improvements to the El Dorado Hills Community Park. The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors got the nod from county officials that the park’s master plan is under review.
It includes $894,856 in funds for The Josh Anderson Basketball Court, restrooms, a pedestrian bridge over New York Creek and grading for a future dog park.
“Hopefully the plan is approved in the next 30 days, and then we can start putting out requests for proposals for the work,” said Director Bill Vandegrift, who is on the parks and planning subcommittee.
The board hopes to break ground by late spring to make the improvements part of the CSD’s 50th anniversary on May 24. The 40-acre community park is on El Dorado Hills Boulevard between Harvard Way and St. Andrews Drive.
Review of the master plan has been bumped off the El Dorado County Board of Supervisor’s meeting agenda twice due to time constraints.
But CSD interim general manager Richard Ramirez recently spoke to Supervisor Johan Knight about the project’s importance, after which the plan was picked up for review, said Director Wayne Lowery.
“We’re optimistic the county will understand why we’re pushing this,” said ...