18: Tallassee Forest Nature Preserve Improvements Project

Project Statement

This project will provide funding to include the design, construction, and/or installation of improvements at the Tallassee Forest (TF) that will provide sustainable public access and benefits, consistent with the property's environmental quality and protected status. Depending upon costs and funding availability, amenities may include, but not be limited to, elements such as walking trails; bridges; ADA accessibility; acquisition of additional land; children's nature education and adventure areas; play areas; interpretive and wayfinding signage; shelters; boardwalks; parking; picnic pavilion with restrooms; park office and other general infrastructure improvements, park structures, shelters, parking areas, or roadways, in accordance with an approved master plan as may be amended by the Mayor and Commission. Additionally, to the extent allowed by law, funds may be used as matching funds for leveraging grant opportunities.

Estimated Cost:  
SPLOST 2020 Budget
$2,911,500
Estimated Annual Operating Impact
$170,000

Project Presentation Video

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