Founders Park (formerly Leland Municipal Park) serves as the flagship facility for a myriad of events and programs throughout the year. Town Council adopted the master plan at its March 2020 regular meeting. The Town is now moving forward with engineering and design, which includes amenities such as an amphitheater, splash pad, veterans memorial, updated playground, and walking trails.
A Notice to Proceed has been issued to Group III Mgt with construction expected to start ASAP. The park will be closed to the public while construction is underway, with final completion expected December 2024.
A Notice of Award has been issued to Group III Mgt, Inc, based out of Kinston, NC. Contracts are currently being finalized and, based on final execution, construction is expected to begin in November.
Bid opening was held at Town Hall, with the Town receiving two bids for the project.
Project has been advertised for re-bid with a bid opening of September 25, 2023
The Town received two bids which were opened and reviewed.
Project has been advertised for re-bid with a bid opening date of September 5, 2023.
The project is advertised for bid by qualified firms, with a bid opening date of August 21, 2023, at 10 a.m.
Design for the project has received TRC approval and the project will be advertised for bid starting July 10, 2023.
Design for both the overall site and vertical structures have been completed and are currently in review with Town of Leland Planning Department. After approval, the Town will work towards advertising project for bid.
The Town has received another round of design drawings for both the site and vertical structures. We are hoping to have final 100% plans approved by June with advertisement following soon after.