"Southern Park"

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Park Aerial MapProject Description:

New Castle County recently concluded a Parks Task Force public recommendation process. Part of the Task Force’s duties was to provide recommendations on park facilities in the southern part of the County. This project is a direct result of those recommendations and information pertaining to can be found here: Parks Task Force

The site identified for the new “Southern Park” is a 100 acre, County-owned parcel located on Shallcross Lake Road near the intersection of Marl Pit Road. The future park will be sub-regional in scope and scale, with approximately 80 acres being initially programmed for a district park-level of recreational usage.

Public Input Survey:

We are currently seeking input through the following survey from residents. Your thoughts about the site, as well as your recreational habits and preferences are important to the planning process. The survey will require about 15 minutes to complete and will be available online through May 2020. 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/southernpark

Current Phase:

Design and Planning

Key Dates:

November 2019: Planning phase started

December 2019: Initial programming/brainstorming

March 2020: Initial concepts for public review

June 2020: Draft plan for public review 

September 2020: Final plan presented200623_SouthernPark_RenderedPlan_Draft

Current Project Update:

September 30, 2020 Public Meeting #4

June 25, 2020: Draft Master Plan