Summer 2019 Parks Projects
Below is an overview of projects and improvements to be completed by the North Tahoe Public Utility District in Parks.
June 27, 2019 Update
The Multi-Use Trailhead Improvements project is complete and looks AWESOME! Please go take a look and let us know what you think!
The Tahoe Unleashed Dog Park and the Tennis Courts are now OPEN for the season!
North Tahoe Regional Park Trail and Signage Update Project and Adult Exercise Equipment
This project will replace 10 directional signs, 10 interpretive signs and 15 par course stations.
At the February 12, 2019 Board of Directors meeting, purchase of the adult exercise equipment was approved. Click here to see what was ordered!
Funding & Timeline
$135,000 - Placer County Transient Occupancy Tax Funds / Tourism Master Plan Priorities
Equipment has been received and will be installed by District Parks Crews as their schedule allows.
North Tahoe Regional Park Ballfield 1, 3 and Mike Davis Jr. Field Irrigation Improvements
This project will improve the irrigation at the North Tahoe Regional Park ballfields including weather-based smart irrigation controllers in order to improve irrigation, reduce District costs and help the District meet our 20% by 2020 water conservation mandate.
Funding & Timeline
$15,000 from Proposition 84 Grant Funding for Water Conservation
North Tahoe Regional Park and District Facilities Forest Fuels Management Program
At the March 12, 2019 Board of Directors meeting a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the District and North Tahoe Fire Protection District was approved. This Board has also authorized a $50,000 match to be applied to the $450,000 of Forest Fuels Reduction from the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act - Round 15.
On June 19, 2019 North Tahoe Fire Protection District and North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District crews began work on the District's water tank project off of Highwy 267, Canterbury and Stewart. This project also includes Forest Fuels Reduction work in the North Tahoe Regional Park that will be take place in 2020.
Completed Parks Projects:
North Tahoe Regional Park Multi-Use Trailhead Improvements
New Restrooms in the North Tahoe Regional Park
Thanks to a grant from Placer County, two new restroom buildings were installed in the North Tahoe Regional Park in late 2016 and early 2017.
"Tahoe Unleashed" Dog Park
The Dog Park itself was completed in 2016 thanks to the hard work of Dog Day in the Park, a non-profit that spearheaded the fundraising. The groundbreaking for the project took place on September 7, 2014, and the project was completed in phases over the next two years as fundraising goals were completed.
The final pieces of the project will be completed in Summer 2019 with the construction of the ADA pathway and installation of the dog water fountain. Thanks to nonprofit organization Dog Day in the Park for spearheading the fundraising efforts to bring this fun asset for our community.