Small Cities List

The County and each of the small cities have identified priority projects that will be funded through Wild Spaces & Public Places if approved by voters.   A citizen oversight committee will review project eligibility and ensure that funding is only spent in accordance with eligibility criteria.

Alachua County

 
 

 

 

Newberry to High Springs Trail

 

Cellon Oak

 

Copeland Park

 

Cynthia Moore/Chestnut Park and Clark Butler Nature Preserve

 

Earl P. Powers Park

 

Grove Park

 

High Springs Boat Ramp

 

Holden Pond

 

Jonesville Park

 

Veterans Memorial Park

 

Kanapaha Lake (undeveloped)

 

Lake Alto

 

Lochloosa

 

McCall (undeveloped)

 

Melrose Boat Ramp

 

M.K. Rawlings

 

Monteocha

 

Owens-Illinois

 

Poe Springs

 

Santa Fe Lake

 

Squirrel Ridge

 

Watermelon Pond

 

High Springs to Newberry Rail Trail

 

Conservation Land – Prioritized via Alachua County Forever Program

   

 

 

City of Alachua

 
 

Replace and install new light poles for sports fields

 

Install new central heating and air in Hal Brady Recreation Complex gymnasium

 

Replace wooden bleachers with aluminum bleachers at World Series Field

 

Replace existing ramps at skate park

 

Install new fencing and gates at the Hal Brady Recreation Complex and Legacy Park

 

Resurface outdoor basketball courts an replace goals (backboards/rims)

 

Replace existing motor/pump infrastructure at splash park

 

Install new bleachers at park facilities

 

Install new signage at park facilities

 

Parking improvements at the Cleather H. Hathcock, Sr. Community Center, Hal Brady Recreation Complex, and Legacy Park

 

Repair existing bullpens and construct new bullpens

 

Paint the interior and exterior of the Hal Brady Recreation Complex gymnasium

 

Replace existing scoreboards at various fields and install new scoreboards at future fields

 

Upgrade flooring and porch of Cleather H. Hathcock, Sr. Community Center

 

Replace fencing on existing fields

 

Repair and upgrade dugouts at baseball/softball fields

 

Acquire land for purposes of conservation and/or recreation

 

Install new playground equipment for neighborhood parks, Hal Brady Recreation Complex and Legacy Park

 

Construct new press box at the Hal Brady Recreation Complex football field

 

Construct new press box at William Dunlap Field

 

Expand the existing Cleather H. Hathcock, Sr. Community Center building

 

Construct a multipurpose facility at Legacy Park

 

Construct a new splash park at the Hal Brady Recreation Complex and Legacy Park

 

Construct multi-use trails/walkways at Legacy Park and associated facilities

 

Construct a new baseball quad complex at Legacy Park and associated facilities

 

Construct new tennis courts (six) at Legacy Park and associated facilities

 

Construct three multipurpose fields at Legacy Park and associated facilities

 

Construct amphitheater at Legacy Park and Main Street

 

Construct a dog park at Legacy Park

 

Construct a disc golf course at Legacy Park

 

Additional staff for maintenance and administration of Recreation & Culture Department

 

Additional funds for grounds maintenance of all park facilities

 

Additional funds for marketing facilities and programs

   

 

 

City of Archer

 

 

Upgrade pavilion at Wilson Robinson Park

 

Upgrade paint and light at Maddox Park pavilion

 

Upgrade fences at Wilson Robinson Park

 

Upgrade all lights at both parks

 

Upgrade caboose at Wilson Robinson Park

 

Upgrade walkway at Maddox Park

 

Build enclosed gym for basketball and volleyball

 

Enclose racquetball courts to create useable space

 

Repair and re-clay all baseball infields

 

Refurbish and repair the Old Fire Station for recreation

 

Resurface basketball and tennis courts at Wilson Robinson Park

 

Purchase more bleachers at both parks

 

Purchase more picnic tables and grills at both parks

 

Build park on property at SW 134th Avenue and Depot

 

Create walkway and exercise stops at Wilson Robinson Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

City of Hawthorne

 
 

Additional acreage for Hawthorne Athletic Park

 

Outdoor basketball an tennis courts Hawthorne Athletic Park

 

Football field improvements at Hawthorne Athletic Park

 

Additional pavilion at Hawthorne Athletic Park

 

Additional lighting at Hawthorne Athletic Park

 

Splash park at Hawthorne Athletic Park

 

Outdoor pavilions at Little Orange Creek Nature Park

 

Outdoor restrooms at Little Orange Creek Nature Park

 

Additional trails at Little Orange Creek Nature Park

 

Bridge/fishing pier at Little Orange Creek Nature Park

 

Other improvements at Little Orange Creek Nature Park

 

New pavilions at Lindsey Phillips Park

 

Amphitheater at Lindsey Phillips Park

 

Dock improvements at Lindsey Phillips Park

 

Purchase of Magnesia Springs (city/county possible joint venture)

   

 

 

City of High Springs

 

(Non-Prioritized List)

Purchase Londono Property

 

Rails to Trails (Joint Project with Alachua County)

 

Completion of Old School

 

Civic Center Park Bathroom

 

Walter Howard Park

 

Splash Parks (2) at Catherine L. Taylor and Civic Center Parks

 

Lights in Parks

 

Purchase Property next to Memorial Park

 

Community Center (Gym)

   

 

 

Town of LaCrosse

 

 

Baseball Park

 

Bike Stop

 

Walking Track

 

Walking Track/Linear Park

 

Full Court Basketball

   

 

 

Town of Micanopy

 
 

Install replacement and additional park benches in downtown business district park area

 

Plant indigenous trees and ground cover in the Micanopy Native American Heritage Preserve Park

 

Skateboard Ramp Park

 

Public Restrooms with Water Fountains

 

Dog Park

 

Ballpark Bleachers

 

Retention Pond

 

Improvement (including shade trees & tables) at Firehouse Playground

 

Ballpark Playground & Pavilion Improvements

 

Improvements, Equipment & Picnic Tables at Community Garden

   

 

 

City of Newberry

 
 

Easton Newberry Sports Complex - Enhance Existing

 

Interior roads and parking improvements

 

Utility / drainage infrastructure improvements

 

Parking area lighting

 

Concrete walkways (8 ft. wide throughout park) (25,000 sf x 3)

 

Sports lighting - north multipurpose fields (2 @ $75,000)

 

Sports lighting - south multipurpose fields

 

Irrigation well - south multipurpose fields

 

Irrigation system - south multipurpose fields

 

Maintenance Shop relocation and renovations

 

Concrete pads - bleachers 

 

RC Park renovation

 

Outdoor restrooms / storage ( Laser Tag area)

 

Playground fencing

 

Batting cages (2)

 

Scoreboards - baseball

 

Scoreboards - football / soccer (3)

 

Shade structures (15)

 

Park benches (6)

 

Trash receptacles 

 

Grilling areas

 

Reuse and recycling collection kiosk

   
 

Easton Newberry Sports Complex - New

 

Splash Park

 

Land acquisition - multipurpose fields (12 acres)

 

Site development - multipurpose fields (4)

 

Sports lightning - multipurpose fields 

 

Outdoor restroom / concession - multipurpose fields

 

Irrigation well - multipurpose fields

 

Irrigation system - multipurpose fields

 

Easton building expansion (additional gym & classroom area)

 

 

 

Jimmy Durden (West) Park - Enhance Existing

 

Parking area improvements

 

Baseball field renovations 

 

Basketball court renovation

 

Restroom renovations

 

Concessions renovations

 

Concrete walkways (8 ft. wide throughout park) 

 

Bleacher replacement (2)

 

Concrete pads - bleachers (4)

 

Park benches (6)

 

Trash receptacles (6)

 

Reuse and recycling collection kiosk

 

 

 

Freddie Warmack (East) Park - Enhance Existing

 

Parking area improvements

 

Baseball field renovations

 

Basketball court renovation

 

Restroom renovations

 

Concessions renovations

 

Playground equipment

 

Concrete walkways (8 ft. wide throughout park)

 

Bleacher replacement

 

Concrete pads - bleachers 

 

Tables 

 

Park benches 

 

Trash receptacles 

 

Grilling area

 

Reuse and recycling collection kiosk

 

 

Newberry Community Center & Park

 

Basketball court renovation

 

Playground equipment

 

Concrete walkways (8 ft. wide throughout park)

 

Restroom facilities

 

Land acquisition - parking

 

Parking area improvements

 

Park benches (6)

 

Trash receptacles (6)

 

Grilling area

 

Reuse and recycling collection kiosk

   
 

Lois Forte Park - Enhance Existing

 

Parking area improvements

 

Signage and landscaping

 

Park benches (6)

 

Trash receptacles (6)

 

Grilling area

 

Reuse and recycling collection kiosk

   
 

Lois Forte Park - New

 

Tennis court (2 courts) 

 

Tennis court lighting 

 

Fitness walk stations (6)

 

Disc Golf course (18 holes)

   
 

Champions Park of Newberry - Enhance Existing

 

Shade structures (20,000 sf x 15)

 

Batting cages (16)

 

Bleachers (32)

 

Synthetic turf sweeper 

 

Scorer's tables (16)

 

Pavilion w/tables, chairs

 

elevated stadium bleachers w/shade cover

 

Parking area expansion / improvements

   
 

Champions Park of Newberry - New

 

Site development - multipurpose fields (6)

 

Sports lightning - multipurpose fields (6)

 

Restrooms / concession - multipurpose fields

 

Maintenance building - multipurpose fields

 

Irrigation well - multipurpose fields

 

Irrigation system - multipurpose fields (6)

 

Interior roads and parking improvements

 

Utility / drainage infrastructure improvements

 

Parking area lighting

 

Concrete walkway (per sq. ft.) (35,000 sf x 3)

 

Shade structure (per sq. ft.) (4,000 sf x 15)

   
 

Rails to Trails - Propose Partnership w/Alachua County - New

 

Rails to Trails - Ph 1 (NW 46th Ave to Lois Forte Park)

 

Rails to Trails - Ph 2 (Trail head, parking, restroom facilities)

 

Rails to Trails - Ph 3 (Lois Forte Park to Gilchrist County Line)

 

 

   
 

Shooting Range - Propose partnership w/Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission - New

 

Shooting Park, 80 acre site jointly developed with FFWC, donated land

 

 

 

 

City of Waldo

 
 

Downtown Veterans Park -Improvements, repairs, or replacing of equipment

 

Sid Martin Park -Improvements, repairs of replacing of equipment

 

Sid Martin Park -Improvements and repairs to concession stand bathrooms

 

Community Center Park -Improvements, repairs or replacing of equipment

 

Community Center -Improvements, repairs or replacing of equipment

 

Lake Alto Park -Improvements, repairs or additions

 

Lake Alto Canal or end of Canal -Rehab and refurbish area, possible dock, parking, purchase additional land, camping area or other improvements as needed

 

City Owned Concession Stand - Dugouts Waldo Community School - repairs, replacing of equipment, fencing dugouts, building upgrades

   

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