2016 – Grant Applications have been filed for continued improvements
1st Phase of Project completed: 2011-2013
Project Team: Amigos de los Rios, CCC, LACC and SGCC
Project Funder: Los Angeles County Open Spaces District Grant Excess Funds – Big 5 Grant Program and CALTRANS
Low Impact Development (LID) is a term used to describe a land planning and engineering design approach to manage storm water runoff. The emphasis is on conservation and use of on-site natural features to protect water quality.
– Development of the interpretive trail and bioswale including: grading and drainage improvements as well as the purchase and installation of decomposed granite surfacing, native plant landscaping, and interpretive signage.
– Hollydale Regional Park restroom rehabilitation includes the removal of existing partitions and fixtures, and purchase and installation of new partitions and fixtures to meet ADA requirements.
– Circle Park project will include the installation of a new restroom facility.
CALTRANS is funding 400 trees and 2,400 shrubs that will provide carbon sequestering (reduction), water conservation/flood control, improving air quality, while reducing noise and heat island effect.
These projects will provide area beautification and recreational opportunities for community residents.