Colleyville approves $3.43 million contract for senior center renovations

The Colleyville Senior Center’s front entrance will be updated as part of the renovations. (Rendering courtesy Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture)
The Colleyville Senior Center’s front entrance will be updated as part of the renovations. (Rendering courtesy Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture)

The Colleyville Senior Center’s front entrance will be updated as part of the renovations. (Rendering courtesy Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture)

Colleyville City Council approved a $3.43 million construction contract for the Colleyville Senior Center improvements.

The contract approved as part of the council's Feb. 1 meeting was with Mart Inc. for the renovations, according to the agenda item’s memo. The city began bidding out the project in December and received a total of 10 bids. Mart Inc. was the lowest bidder.


Renovations to the Colleyville Senior Center were initially recommended when Colleyville’s Parks and Recreation Department began its 2018 Open Space Master Plan. The city has worked with Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture since February 2021 to develop the concept and budget, the memo states. The project’s total budget was set at $4.65 million.

As part of the renovations, almost all of the existing spaces in the Colleyville Senior Center will be improved, and the center’s annex building will be connected to the main building. In addition, many of the exterior walls will be opened up with windows, and rooms will be reconfigured to better suit the center’s programs.

With the Mart Inc. construction contract approved, construction will begin in early March and be complete at the end of November, according to a presentation from Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture. The parks and recreation department can then move into the newly renovated senior center in December, and all programs will return to the center in January 2023.
By Bailey Lewis
Bailey Lewis covers the cities of Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake, as well as Keller, Roanoke, Westlake, Trophy Club and northeast Fort Worth. In December 2020, she graduated from the University of Oklahoma with her Bachelor's degree in journalism. Previously, she worked and interned for various publications, such as Local Profile, the OU Daily, Malheur Enterprise and News21. When she's not writing, she enjoys spending time with her cat and watching documentaries.