At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Stanton City Council, city leaders will be asked to approve the initial study and “negative declaration” for the proposed park.
Stanton purchased the site of the former Mary Perez Elementary School, located at 10660 Western Avenue, which is currently being used as a golf driving range. The city’s intent has been to construct a new major park with sports fields and children’s play equipment.
Stanton is “underparked” in that it has a low ratio of recreational open space to population. Its largest such park,Stanton Park, is located near Beach Boulevard and Katella Avenue on land leased from Southern California Edison. Much of the park lies below electric power towers and lines.
Also on Tuesday night, the council will consider:
• the city’s investment policy and assigning Chandler Asset Management to oversee the city’s $30 million in reserves.
• a construction contract worth $127,113.35 to All American Asphalt for the rehabilitation of the Chapman Avenue roadway. Adding in a 10 percent contingency and a 10 percent construction management/inspection fees brings the total potential cost to $152,513.35
The council meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the City Hall, 7800 Katella Ave., Stanton.