Future Town Projects

Milestone timeline

Future Town Projects
TBD

Founders Park (Formerly Leland Municipal Park)

Founders Park serves as the flagship facility for a myriad of events and programs throughout the year.  The current design of the park provides a place for walkers and runners to remain physically active, and the disc golf course is one of the most popular amenities in the park.  The playground also provides enjoyment for youth ages 5-12 years old.  Town Council adopted the master plan at their March 2020 regular meeting.  Next steps for the project will be to move forward with engineering when additional funding is available. 

Sturgeon Creek Park (S Navassa Road)

The currently undeveloped Sturgeon Creek Park is intended to serve as Leland’s second water access park.  With more than 78 acres, this park has the potential to become a destination facility both locally and regionally for sportsman and water lovers wishing to gain access to Sturgeon Creek and the Brunswick River.  Sitting on Sturgeon Creek, the focus for this facility will be boating access from a NC Fish and Wildlife boat ramp as well as environmental education, preservation, and nature based activities.  Town Council adopted the Master Plan at their February 2020 regular meeting.  Next steps for the project will be to move forward with engineering when additional funding is available.

Cypress Cove Park Improvements

A project to construct a direct access road into Cypress Cove Park from Village Road and to make improvements to the park entrance and parking areas.  Currently in the engineering design phase.

Leland Greenway

A project to construct a multi-use path connecting Westgate Nature Park to Brunswick Nature Park, which is owned and operated by Brunswick County.  Currently in the planning stage.

Old Fayetteville Road Multi-Use Path (STP-DA U-5534D)

A project to develop a roadside multi-use path along the north side of Old Fayetteville Road from Town Hall Drive to North Brunswick High School.  The Town received a supplemental agreement for additional funding and contract time from NCDOT on February 24, 2020.  Work continues on finalizing bid documents and obtaining approval from the NCDOT for the right of way encroachment agreements.  Bidding of the project is anticipated to take place in July 2020.  

2014 STP-DA Projects U5534 (I,J,K)

The projects are intended to construct a sidewalk along Old Fayetteville Road from Ricefield Branch to Leland Middle School, a multi-use path extension along Village Road from the Brunswick County Senior Center to Sturgeon Creek, and a sidewalk loop from Town Hall Drive down Village and Old Fayetteville Roads.  Work continues on finalizing bid documents and obtaining approval from the NCDOT for the right of way encroachment agreements.  Bidding is anticipated in July 2020.   

Leland Highway 17 Sewer Expansion II Phase 2 (Formerly Old Town Creek Lift Station Project)

A project to help serve the developing areas along the Highway 17 Corridor with sewer south of Bishops Ridge.  The project will begin at Hewett Burton Road and end at Old Town Creek Road.  The station on Old Town Creek Road will be designed to accept gravity sewer flow from around the area and also additional flow from other lift stations by forcemain.  The purchase of the new lift station site was recorded on January 29, 2020.  The Town's engineer is completing surveys and beginning initial design work for the new site.  Bidding is planned for 2020.  

Lift Station #3 Rehabilitation (8900 Timber Lane)

A project to refurbish Lift Station #3 which has deteriorated due to significant sewage flow within the collection system.  Preliminary design work is underway.  Anticipated construction bid advertisement Summer 2020.

Lift Station #14 Relocation (161 South Navassa Road)

A project to relocate Lift Station #14 further away from Sturgeon Creek to mitigate environmental concerns and to provide additional space for the future Sturgeon Creek Park.  Town staff is aquiring proposals for the design of the Lift Station.

Brunswick Village Extension & Kay Todd Utilities

A project to provide water and sewer in Brunswick Forest to help serve the developing areas within Brunswick Forest and along Kay Todd Road.  Design plans and contract documents are being finalized.  Anticipated construction bid advertisement Fall 2020.

Project Updates

Construction to Begin January 27, 2020
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Construction for the Leland Highway 17 Sewer Expansion II Phase 1 project is set to begin on January 27, 2020.

Construction Contracts Have Been Awarded
Monday, January 6, 2020

The construction contracts for the Regional Pump Station #33 and Force Main Extensions project (Formerly Hewett Burton Lift Station project) and the Leland Highway 17 Sewer Expansion II Phase 1 project are currently being executed by the contractors.

Construction Contracts Have Been Awarded
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

On December, 10, 2019, a construction contract was awarded to Carmichael Construction Company, Inc. for the Leland Highway 17 Sewer Expansion II Phase 1 Project.  On that same day, a construction contract was awarded to Funston Land and Timber, LLC for the Regional Pump Station #33 and Force Main Extensions Project.

Project Bid Openings
Monday, December 2, 2019

Bids will be received and opened on December 3, 2019 for the Leland Highway 17 Sewer Expansion II Phase 1 Project and the Regional Pump Station #33 and Force Main Extensions Project.

Founders Park Public Input Meetings in December
Monday, November 25, 2019

Two public input meetings will be held to gather input on the aesthetic look and feel of the park. McGill and Associates will provide representative visuals of the park amenity types (various examples of shapes, configurations, materials, and colors). This includes restroom structures, an amphitheater, playground, splash pad, pervious paver walkways and parking, Veterans Memorial garden area, and benches. The meetings will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 and Monday, December 16, 2019 at Leland Town Hall in the Cape Fear room from 6 PM - 7:30 PM.

Construction Bids Advertised
Monday, November 25, 2019

Construction bids were advertised for the Leland Highway 17 Sewer Expansion II Phase 1 project and the Regional Pump Station #33 and Force Main Extensions project on November 21, 2019 with a bid opening scheduled for December 3, 2019.

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