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State Parks and Recreation Commission

Fort Flagler - WW1 Historic Facilities Preservation

30000100

Fort Flagler State Park has many historic military buildings that are in advanced deterioration. Funding is provided for the final phase of work to stabilize and restore the buildings’ structural integrity and exterior skin, including roofs/gutters, siding, windows/doors and masonry.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
2,012,000 1,091,000 0 2,639,000 0 5,742,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 5,742,000

Local Grant Authority

30000857

This project gives Parks the authority to use grants received from private partners and citizens to construct or renovate park facilities. Having spending authority in place at the start of the biennium helps ensure that a project can proceed in the period specified by the donors of the grant funds.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
1,516,000 3,000,000 0 2,000,000 8,000,000 14,516,000
Funds: Parks Renewal and Stewardship Account - Local 14,516,000

Federal Grant Authority

30000858

This project authorizes Parks to use federal grants received to construct or renovate park facilities. Having spending authority in place at the start of the biennium helps ensure that a project can proceed in the time frame specified in the federal grant award.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
800,000 1,100,000 0 750,000 3,000,000 5,650,000
Funds: General Fund - Federal 5,650,000

Birch Bay - Replace Failing Bridge

30000876

Funding is provided to renovate a road bridge that connects the upland camping and day-use area of the park to the shoreline area of the park. The bridge is structurally failing and if the bridge were to close, there would be no direct vehicular connection between the two main portions of the park. A road closure would force staff and visitors to detour outside of the park over mile to access major in-park features.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
148,000 100,000 0 591,000 0 839,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 839,000

Mount Spokane - Maintenance Facility Relocation from Harms Way

30000959

Funding is provided to relocate and construct a new park maintenance facility out of an environmentally sensitive area that consistently floods and threatens the safety of personnel and public facilities. The current facility was constructed over a creek placed in an undersized culvert. After an event in 2008 that flooded the facility and damaged State Route 206, the Department of Fish and Wildlife required the relocation of the park maintenance facilities and daylighting of the creek. This project is a priority to comply with the requirements of DFW and provide facilities that are safe, functional and located out of floodplains. Reappropriation of unspent prior biennia funding is also included.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
520,000 81,000 1,840,000 3,443,000 0 5,884,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 5,884,000

Parkland Acquisition

30000976

This project gives Parks the authority to make expenditures from the Parkland Acquisition Account for real estate transactions.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
245,000 2,000,000 0 2,000,000 8,000,000 12,245,000
Funds: Parkland Acquisition Account - State 12,245,000

Palouse Falls Day Use Area Renovation

30000983

Palouse Falls is the state-designated waterfall. This project funds the construction of pedestrian and vehicular circulation systems, parking, ice age flood and cultural heritage interpretive stations and other site landscape improvements at Palouse Falls State Park. It will also complete improvements to enhance visitor safety and experiences. Reappropriation of prior biennia funding is also included.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 1,000 219,000 2,775,000 0 2,995,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 2,995,000

Blake Island Marine Facilities Improvements

40000017

Predesign funding is provided to study dredging the marina basin to ensure continued operational service at Blake Island State Park by parks staff, recreational boaters and a concessionaire-operated ferry transporting park visitors. The predesign will also study other marina improvements and the construction of a permanent launch ramp on the island to facilitate park maintenance, operations and concessionaire shipments.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 369,000 11,290,000 11,659,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 11,659,000

Lyons Ferry Campground Reestablishment

40000021

Construction funding is provided to reopen a closed campground at Lyon's Ferry State Park. The project will refurbish and open up to 40 campsites, add utilities to some sites, and renovate a comfort station and campground road. Design and permitting is funded through a grant from the Department of Commerce.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 3,099,000 0 3,099,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 3,099,000

Cape Disappointment - Welcome Center and Entrance Improvements

40000034

The entrance roadway at Cape Disappointment State Park is poorly designed, which results in traffic congestion and backups during visitor check-in. Additionally, the current welcome building is neither adequately sized nor ADA compliant. Funding is provided to update prior design work, permit and renovate the park entrance, parking and welcome center.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 585,000 4,414,000 4,999,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 4,999,000

Deception Pass - Bowman Bay Pier Replacement

40000041

Funding is provided to construct a replacement pier at Deception Pass State Park. The Bowman Bay pier has exceeded its useful life and is at risk of failure. Design and permitting are in progress with funding from the 2019-21 biennium.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 2,204,000 0 2,204,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 2,204,000

Twenty-Five Mile Creek - Replace Moorage Floats

40000066

Funding is provided to design and permit the replacement of moorage floats at Twenty-five Mile Creek State Park marina on Lake Chelan. The moorage floats are available for short- and long-term rentals and are very popular and in high-demand. Replacement of the failing floats are critical to support the primary recreation and revenue generating facility for the park.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 327,000 1,494,000 1,821,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,821,000

South Whidbey - Campground to Day Use Conversion

40000070

Funding is provided to convert a closed campground into a new day-use area at South Whidbey State Park. The campground at South Whidbey State Park was closed in 2015. The project will enable visitors to access an old growth forest environment by constructing a picnic shelter, ADA trails and other support facilities.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 472,000 1,600,000 2,072,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 2,072,000

Statewide - Code/Regulatory Compliance 2021-23

40000101

Funding is provided to correct urgent and unforeseen code compliance and regulatory deficiencies identified in park infrastructure. Regulators such as the departments of Ecology and Health and county health departments periodically issue regulation changes that require broad upgrades, repairs or other modifications to utility systems in order to keep park facilities open. This funding will enable Parks to respond quickly to keep park systems compliant and operational.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,206,000 0 1,206,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,206,000

Statewide - ADA Compliance 2021-23

40000105

ADA compliance is an ongoing responsibility for Parks, which is conducting a comprehensive inventory and assessment of compliance with the ADA that will prioritize ADA compliance projects and delivery over multiple biennia. This project funds design, permit and construct improvements to correct ADA deficiencies throughout the parks system during the 2021-23 biennium.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 3,000,000 0 3,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 3,000,000

Statewide - Marine Facilities Rehabilitation 2021-23

40000127

Parks provides marine facilities such as docks, piers, buoys and floats for public use. Many of these facilities have exceeded their designed lifespan and are functionally obsolete or unsafe, requiring either replacement or removal. This project funds the design and renovation or replacement of recreational marine facilities throughout Puget Sound. Facilities will be constructed with the most appropriate materials that will serve the public for many years to come and be suitable for the environment.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 3,512,000 0 3,512,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 3,512,000

Palouse to Cascade Trial - Repair Tunnels, Trestles and Culverts

40000135

Funding is provided to develop design and permit documents for the Cold Creek and Pfenning Road trestles and identifies locations where fencing could replace gates across the trail to control access to the trail by unauthorized vehicles.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 469,000 2,129,000 2,598,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 2,598,000

Statewide - Facility & Infrastructure Backlog Reduction 2021-23

40000139

Funding is provided preventive maintenance activities to decrease and mitigate deferred maintenance and to maximize the life of facilities and building systems.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 4,000,000 0 4,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 4,000,000

Nisqually New Full Service Park

40000153

Funding is provided for construction of phase 2 and 3 of facilities to create the new Nisqually State Park. Construction will include a roundabout on State Route 7 at the park entrance, a welcome center, administrative complex and caretaker's residence, restrooms, dump-station, campground and trails. This is a joint project with the Nisqually Indian Tribe.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 1,207,000 2,650,000 30,915,000 0 34,772,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 34,772,000

Palouse to Cascade Trail - Crab Creek Trestle Replacement

40000162

The Crab Creek trestle provides a key stream crossing along the cross-state Palouse to Cascades Trail. A spring 2019 brush fire destroyed the trestle, creating a gap in the trail and forcing trail users to detour onto local roads. Design and permitting is underway. Funding is provided to construct a replacement trestle that will provide safe and continuous access across Crab Creek for trail users. Reappropriations of unspent prior biennia funding is included.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 201,000 49,000 2,175,000 0 2,425,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 2,425,000

Cape Disappointment: Campground Access Road Culverts

40000178

Funding is provided to design and permit the replacement of two failing culverts on the primary park road to access the campgrounds. The culverts are undersized and partially buried causing water to back up and making the road act like a dike. Water movement has also allowed for the creation of sink holes in the road. If even a single culvert is lost or a large sink hole appears in the road, the campground will be inaccessible.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 423,000 4,016,000 4,439,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 4,439,000

Ike Kinswa: Main Campground Loop Utility Upgrades

40000190

Funding is provided to install new sewer, water and electric services, create ADA compliant campsites and to repave the main campground loop road. The sewer system at the park was recently upgraded. This work will connect the main campground loop to the new system and update other utility systems to meet current standards.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,329,000 0 1,329,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,329,000

Larrabee Water System Replacement

40000195

Funding is provided to design and permit a new potable water distribution system at Larabee State Park. Components of the current water system range from 40 to 60 years old. A recent inspection determined it needs replacement to ensure safe drinking water for park visitors and staff.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 430,000 1,350,000 1,780,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,780,000

Maryhill Parkwide Septic System Overhaul

40000199

Funding is provided to design, permit and construct five new septic drain fields at Maryhill State Park. The current drain fields are nearly 50 years old and have either failed or are failing. This project will enable to septic systems and sanitary facilities to be operable.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,504,000 0 1,504,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,504,000

Nisqually Day Use Improvements

40000202

Funding is provided for a predesign to study program needs and alternatives for creating the day-use portion of Nisqually State Park. The day-use area is expected to include a park store, concession area, amphitheater, picnic sites, parking and trails. This is a joint project with the Nisqually Indian Tribe.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 383,000 16,828,000 17,211,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 17,211,000

Wallace Falls Water System Replacement

40000206

Wallace Falls State Park potable water service is provided by a neighboring property owner that would like to discontinue providing water service for the park. Funding is provided to design and permit a new water system for the park to ensure visitors access to potable drinking water.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 500,000 1,057,000 1,557,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,557,000

Centennial Trial Paving Repair and Overlay

40000211

The Centennial Trail is the Spokane areas most visited park. The surface of this popular trail is failing and needs repair to preserve the trail and ensure safety for trail users. This project funds design, permitting and repairs to 12 miles of the Centennial Trail.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,294,000 0 1,294,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,294,000

Sun Lakes Replace Primary Lift Station

40000213

The main life station at Sun Lakes State Park has reached its useful life and needs to be replaced. Repairs are difficult and costly because parts are no longer available or supported by the manufacturer. Funding is provided for design and permitting of a new lift station to service the park restrooms, resort and hook-up sites.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 260,000 1,045,000 1,305,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,305,000

Saint Edward Maintenance Facility

40000218

Funding is provided to design, permit and construct a new park maintenance facility at St. Edward State Park. The current facility is now subject to a lease with a concessionaire that is operating the seminary making it no longer available for Parks. Parks personnel need space for equipment and tools required to maintain the park.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 2,199,000 0 2,199,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 2,199,000

Willapa Hills Trail: Bridge 48 and Trail Relocation

40000224

This project will fund the design, permitting and construction phase work to preserve Bridge 48 and a segment of the Willapa Hills Trail near Menlo. Work will prevent further damage to the former railroad bridge, re-route the trail away from the river’s edge to prevent it from collapsing into the river, and surface trail with compacted gravel from the bridge to Menlo.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 2,030,000 0 2,030,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 2,030,000

Minor Works - Preservation 2021-23

40000364

Funding is provided for minor capital projects to preserve and extend the life of existing state park facilities and supporting infrastructure systems.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 14,447,000 0 14,447,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 14,447,000

Minor Works - Program 2021-23

40000365

Funding is provided for minor capital programmatic work to modernize and renew existing space to improve functionality and program delivery.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,936,000 0 1,936,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,936,000

2021-23 Recreational Marine Sewage Disposal Program (CVA)

40000366

This project gives Parks the authority to administer the Clean Vessel Boating Pump-out grant program on behalf of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Grants are for projects at public and private marinas to purchase and install boater waste facilities to collect sewage discharged from recreational vessels operating on the state's waterways, and to educate boaters about the location of pump-out facilities and the importance of using them to protect the marine environment.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 2,600,000 10,400,000 13,000,000
Funds: General Fund - Federal 13,000,000

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations 2021-23

40000370

Funding is provided to Parks to install electric vehicle charging stations in at least three state parks as part of a coordinated strategy to increase energy efficient solutions to transportation and recreation.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 500,000 0 500,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 500,000

Forest Health & Hazard Reduction 2021-23

40000371

Funding is provided to conduct forest health treatments on approximately 1,000 acres of Park-managed lands. Using best-available stewardship practices, Parks will enhance forest health and risk will be reduced to state resources, visitors and staff, and ecologically important species and habitats will be protected.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 800,000 0 800,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 800,000

Electrical, Water and Sewer Infrastructure Preservation 2021-23

40000372

Funding is provided to make repairs and upgrades to domestic water, septic and electrical systems that are failing or have identified life-safety issues in order to preserve health and safety for visitors and staff and the continued operation of park facilities.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 2,100,000 0 2,100,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 2,100,000

Statewide Park Paving Projects 2021-23

40000378

Funding is provided repaving projects statewide. State park facilities have many deficiencies their road systems. This project will repair and repave park roads, parking lots and campsites to preserve and prolong the life of facilities, improve accessibility and visitor experience.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 7,000,000 0 7,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 7,000,000

Statewide Park Comfort Station Replacements 2021-23

40000379

Funding is provided for State Parks to improve comfort stations statewide. State Parks has many comfort stations that are old, failing and not ADA compliant. This project provides funding to replace facilities with new, modern facilities to reduce maintenance costs and improve visitor experience.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 5,000,000 0 5,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 5,000,000