Dallas Logo
File #: 22-1022    Version: 1 Name:
Type: ITEMS FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/18/2022 In control: Park & Recreation Department
On agenda: 5/11/2022 Final action:
Title: A public hearing, pursuant to Chapter 26 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code, to receive comments on the proposed use of a portion of Runyon Creek Greenbelt, totaling approximately 9,166 square feet of land, located at 1900 East Camp Wisdom Road, by Dallas Water Utilities for the construction of a 21-inch wastewater line to connect to existing wastewater lines; and, at the close of the public hearing, consideration of a resolution authorizing the proposed use of parkland pursuant to Chapter 26 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code- Financing: No cost consideration to the City
Indexes: 8
Attachments: 1. Map, 2. Resolution, 3. Exhibit A, 4. Exhibit B
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
No records to display.
STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Quality of Life, Arts & Culture
AGENDA DATE: May 11, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S):|910|DEPARTMENT: Park & Recreation Department
EXECUTIVE: John D. Jenkins
______________________________________________________________________
SUBJECT

title
A public hearing, pursuant to Chapter 26 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code, to receive comments on the proposed use of a portion of Runyon Creek Greenbelt, totaling approximately 9,166 square feet of land, located at 1900 East Camp Wisdom Road, by Dallas Water Utilities for the construction of a 21-inch wastewater line to connect to existing wastewater lines; and, at the close of the public hearing, consideration of a resolution authorizing the proposed use of parkland pursuant to Chapter 26 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code- Financing: No cost consideration to the City

body
BACKGROUND

The City of Dallas owns municipal parkland known as Runyon Creek Greenbelt (59 acres) located at 1900 East Camp Wisdom Road on the south side of Dallas. Runyon Creek Greenbelt is a wooded park with the Singing Hills Recreation Center and Runyon Creek Greenbelt Trail as its main features. The trail connects to the City-wide Five Mile Creek Trail to the north and the Singing Hills Recreation Center and the University of North Texas at Dallas/University of North Texas (UNT)/Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) station to the south.
Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) currently has 27-inch and 21-inch wastewater lines on the north and south side of the DART Blue Line. To increase area capacity DWU needs to connect these two separate wastewater lines. This wastewater connection requires DWU to acquire a wastewater utility easement in the parkland, the easement totaling approximately 9,166 square feet (0.21 acres) of land (Exhibit A).
This project will not impact the existing trail within the park or any park amenities. The proposed wastewater line work will take place south of the existing DWU easement within the park and will have min...

Click here for full text