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Proesel Park Picnic Shelter Renovation Project

Location: Proesel Park Picnic Shelter – MAP

Start of Construction: March, 2016

Completion of Construction: June 4, 2016

Contractor: Filotto Roofing (Roof Replacement), Bill’s Plumbing and Sewer (Restroom Remodel)

Project Description: The Proesel Park Picnic Shelter is receiving a variety of improvements including:

  • Roof replacement and installation of sky lights and a new gutter and drainage system
  • Renovation of the public restrooms
  • Tuck pointing
  • Replacement of the asphalt path around the shelter
  • Electrical upgrades including replacing the existing lighting with LED fixtures
  • Replacement of the doors to the storage area, including installing a new half door for use by camp staff

Estimated Construction Cost: $120,000

Funding Source: The Village received a generous donation from the Friends of the Community Center to cover the total cost of the renovation project.

Project Updates: Update (June 6, 2016) – The Proesel Park Picnic Shelter is now substantially complete and is open for public use!

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Update (May 20, 2016) – The Village’s contractor, Bill’s Plumbing, is actively working to complete a remodel of both restrooms at the shelter. Included in this work will be new fixtures and an open floor plan in each restroom.

Update (April 29, 2016) – The Village’s contractor, Filotto Roofing, has completed the replacement of the shelter roof. Along with a new roof, Filotto also installed 16 skylights to better illuminate the shelter. In addition, a gutter and drainage system were installed to properly convey stormwater and minimize the mud surrounding the shelter after a rain event.

Update (April 1, 2016) – Public Works crews have been working at the picnic shelter over the past few weeks to prepare for the plumber to come in and replace the existing fixtures in the restrooms. Work has included removing the existing partitions, hand dryers, changing tables, and mirrors. Upon completion of the fixture replacement, Public Works crews will begin installing new hand dryers, mirrors, and partitions, in addition to painting the walls and concrete floor. Public Works crews have also been working to tuck point the brick chimney on the north side of the shelter in an effort to rehabilitate the existing stone.

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