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AI- 5299   4. B. 3.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 05/14/2014  
Resolution for Dedication of Open Space of LyondellBasell Park
Submitted By: Maria Medrano, Grants Department
Department: Grants Department  

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RECOMMENDATION
Discuss and consider the execution of a resolution dedicating 1.5 acres of open space in LyondellBasell Park, as required by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
BACKGROUND
On October 2, 2013, the Commissioners Court accepted a grant award and executed related contract documents for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) – Local Land and Water Conservation Fund for Nueces County LyondellBasell Park (Project No. 48-001124). The purpose of the project is to create premier opportunities for outdoor recreation and educational outreach.

The awarded project improvements in this contract (which part of the overall LyondellBasell complex design) include, basketball ½ court, a children’s playground, a walking trail, workout stations, picnic tables with barbeque grills, xeriscape garden with benches, nature area with interpretive signage and drip irrigation, and adjoining walkways.

The grant award is $100,000 with a County 13.9 acre donation ($100,000 value) land match for a total project of $200,000.
DISCUSSION
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department requires a resolution to be executed prior to proceeding with the project. The resolution states that the County will dedicate 1.5 acres of open space in LyondellBasell Park in perpetuity.

There is no fiscal impact related to this resolution.

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LyondellBasell Open Space Resolution

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