Cedar Park 4B board to consider funding study for performing arts center, park improvements and more

A digital scrolling sign at Veterans Memorial Park is among proposed projects for the city of Cedar Park's Fiscal year 2018-19 4B board budget.

A digital scrolling sign at Veterans Memorial Park is among proposed projects for the city of Cedar Park's Fiscal year 2018-19 4B board budget.

Cedar Park’s Community Development Corporation, or 4B Board, discussed possible new projects for the city’s fiscal year 2018-19 4B board budget at a meeting Tuesday night.

The board is responsible for making recommendations to Cedar Park City Council for the spending of funds for community development projects, according to the city site.

The potential program totals approximately $4.9 million, including $3.1 million for the Bell Boulevard redevelopment project and around $1.8 million for community enhancements such as:

  • a corridor enhancement program;

  • feasibility studies for a performing arts center and convention center;

  • digital signs at Veterans Memorial Park and the city’s recreation center;

  • shade structures, a pavilion and other improvements at Brushy Creek Sports Park;

  • a recycling project in five parks;

  • a feasibility study for a Lakeline Park-Williamson County trail connection;

  • an outdoor music venue study;

  • design and construction for a sidewalk gap closure project;

  • expansion of bike lanes and road restriping; and

  • traffic light synchronization.


“All proposed projects from board members and staff that met the legal requirements were considered,” except for one related to transportation and another related to broadband services, said Fran Irwin, Cedar Park’s director of community affairs.

Irwin said the board would likely have the opportunity to vote on the projects in June. Once adopted by the board, the budget will go to City Council for final approval.

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