Capital Improvement Program

The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is a six-year program for park acquisition and park development, with the first year representing the capital budget. The law requires that the CIP be submitted to the County Executive by January 15 each year.

Adoption


On May 26, 2016, the Council adopted the 2017 Financial CIP. The grand total for this six-year program is $107,514,000, which includes a 2017 capital budget of $39,732,000. This CIP is supported by various funding sources including Commission General Obligation Bonds, PAYGO (Park Fund), State Program Open Space, and various grants.

Park Acquisition


The total 2017 financial budget for park acquisition is $4,542,000 and covers three acquisition programs:
  • Countywide Local Park Acquisition - acquisition of land for local parks
  • Regional/Stream Valley Park Acquisition - acquisition of land for regional and stream valley parks
  • Historic Agricultural Resources Preservation - acquisition of agricultural easements

Park Development


The total 2017 financial budget for park development is $35,190,000 and covers 18 specific park development projects and six general renovation funds. This covers the cost to renovate community centers, playgrounds, trails and other public facilities.
 

New Projects in 2017


  • Parklawn Park - feasibility study to determine cost to design and build a new park
  • Central Avenue Connector Trail - new trail
  • Bradbury Park - general improvements
  • Hillcrest Heights Pool - feasibility study to determine cost to design and build a new pool
  • Anacostia Stream Valley Park - Riverdale Road Site - new playground
  • Canter Creek - new athletic fields
  • Purple Line - Glenridge Maintenance Yard - study about relocation of the Glenridge Maintenance Yard

Complete List


View the complete list of new projects and their respective budgets that make up the 2017 Capital Improvement Program. Many of the 169 projects that are included on the list have no new funding in the six-year CIP, but have received prior funding and are in the queue for implementation.