Costs for Maple Avenue park development
June 21, 2022
If the Town of La Conner’s $539,325 proposal for developing the Maple Avenue park at Talbott Street is approved, funds will be awarded next June. Town Administrator Scott Thomas provided the Weekly News a $491,220 preliminary costs list developed in April for the grant, noting that it was not a complete budget and that inflation cushions and 12% in soft costs for engineering and permit fees were not included.
The budget has 11 segments of line items, with an overhead shade sail, the most interesting feature and most expensive, at $81,500, 16.6% of the budget. Almost as high is a continge...