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AP Ribbon Cutting Cermony

This upcoming Saturday December 12, 2015 will be the date for a ribbon cutting ceremony honoring the completion of the Adventure Playground park project that has endured for in and around 8 years. We hope that you will attend for … Continue reading

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The End Game

Dear Defender,. Last month we were invited to Irvine City Hall to meet with various staff from Public Works and Community Services. At the meeting, Public Works staffers Jacki Scott and Shohreh Dupuis presented a ‘budget alternative’ for the park … Continue reading

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One Vote Away

Dear Defender, Our last post touched on the high construction cost estimates for the park, and the need for design revision to bring the costs down. Since then we have gone through an additional community workshop and a Community Services … Continue reading

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Design Revision Workshop Wednesday, March 26

Dear Defender, The outcome of the last Community Services Commission Meeting on March 5th is that AP is too costly as currently designed, and that another Community Workshop will be held to revise the park features in order to bring … Continue reading

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Construction Cost and Commission Meeting

Dear Defender, The City of Irvine has published a construction cost estimate for building Adventure Playground according to the design set forth in the Master Plan. The construction cost estimate will be presented in a staff report this Wednesday (today! … Continue reading

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Material Changes and Plan Check

Our saga to rebuild and reopen Adventure Playground has passed its three year anniversary. In this time we have made considerable gains from earning planning funds and running community workshops, to approving a master plan and approving a budget for … Continue reading

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Project Design and Drawings Progress

We’ve dusted off the cobwebs on our AP notebooks and met with project planners at City Hall in early March and May. The meetings were between Defenders of AP, City of Irvine Senior Park Planner Marie Luna, and members of … Continue reading

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