$1.16M in parks capital projects approved
Burnaby council has approved $1.16 million in capital projects for the parks and recreation department.
Bonsor Recreation Complex will receive $300,000 for preliminary design work for for the addition of a family changeroom and rebuilding of the current changerooms, both for Bonsor Pool.
Eileen Dailly Pool will see design and specifications work for two projects—$30,000 for the addition of an entrance vestibule to improve the comfort of patrons in the lobby area, and $40,000 for the replacement of the existing leisure pool water play features.
The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts will receive $40,000 in upgrades and updates to the 15-year-old signs along Deer Lake Avenue that identify cultural services buildings and services.
And $750,000 will be spent on a sports field renovation program, comprising drainage, base remediation, surface upgrades and fencing improvements to sand and soil-based fields including Kensington Park, Central Valley East Rugby field and Riverway Sports Complex.
Council approved a total of almost $1.3 million in funding for the projects, including HST.