The $48M Eastside Regional Park gets a Green Signal from City Council

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The El Paso City Council in their regular meeting on Tuesday unanimously approved the master plan of the 92-acre Eastside Regional Park, which is first major step towards developing a $48-million park that will feature special amenities for the citizens of El Pasoans.

Master Plan Gets Approval

Representatives of Halff and Associates, the Richardson, Texas, firm the city paid $690,000 to come up with the master plan, unveiled the final plan during its presentation of the project. As envisioned in the master plan, the park will incorporate a ranch theme, as well as public art spread out across the site.

During the meeting, city Rep. Dr. Michiel Noe, the East Side district representative, thanked everyone involved in the master planning process. He said numerous residents and city staffers attended the community meetings for the master plan, and that everyone had something to contribute.

“I’ve been working on this park in my district since I got elected the first time,” Noe said. “This was an enormous undertaking. It’s a huge park we’ve been very meticulous.”

A three phased project with state of the art amenities.

The project was approved as part of the quality of life bond issue that El Paso voters approved in 2012. The park, located near Mon… MORE

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