The Fairfax County Park Authority has allocated $4,851,30 of the bond money for use in the Lee district. The Authority are authorized to spend $3,876,235 on 18 development projects and $975,000 on six acquisition projects amounting to 85 acres to land.
The following is the second of two reports on projects and parks in the Ree District, where the money is scheduled to be spent in the next five years. Subsequent reports will describe where the money will be spent in the country's other magisterial districts.
Jefferson Manor Community Park - $40, 000 was set for further development of this 144-acre park at 2909 farmington Dr., Fairfax County. The park already has a baseball-softball field, basketball court, natural area, parking, picnic and grills, playground, restroom/shelter building and trails. A master plan for development already had been adopted. Work is scheduled to start in 1982 on tennis courts, walks and landscapping.
Lee District park Recreation Center - $1,900,000 was set aside to develop a recreation center in this 138 - acre park at 6500 Telegraph Rd. in the Rose Hill area of Fairfax County. Additional funds will be allocated. A master plan for development already has been adopted. The center will include an indoor/outdoor pool, administrative area, games room, club rooms, craft rooms, kitchen/concession area, racquetball and handball courts. The first phase of construction is scheduled to begin this summer or fall.
Loisdale Community Park - $100,000 was set aside to develop this: 8 1/2-acre community park at 7410 Layton Dr., Springfield. The park now has walkways and trails, a playground and picnin area and a basketball court. A master plan for development already has been approved. Development is scheduled to begin in 1979 on tennis courts, walks, landscaping and an adult area.
Mark Twain Community Park - $35,000 was set aside to develop this 10-acre park at 4813 Upland Dr., Alexandria. The park already has a picnic area, playground, trails and a natural area. A master plan for development already has been approved. Work is scheduled to begin in 1972 on a playground, outdoor classroom, nature are, interpretive exhibit trails.
Mount Vernon Woods Community Park - $50,000 was set aside for development of this 7-acre park a t4014 Fielding St., Mount Vernon. The park already has a baseball field, natural area, picnic area, playground, shelter, two tennis courts and trails. A master plan for development already had been approved. Work is scheduled to begin in 1980 on upgrading existing facilities, trails, outdoor classroom, parking and landscaping.
Muddy Hole Farm Park - $100,000 was set aside for development in this 13 1/2-acre undeveloped community park at Pomegranate Court in Fairfax County. Residents opinions on how the park should be used already have been solicited, and a public hearing probably will be held early this summer. A master plan for development could be adopted by this fall. Development ideas currently include ballfields, basketball and tennis courts, open play, picnic and playground areas, parking, trails and landscaping.
Newington Community Park - $100,000 was set aside to acquire up to 10 additional acres of land for this 18-acre park at 6812 Newington Rd. The land already has been purchased. No development funds were allocated. The park currently has a softball field, picnic area, playground,area shelter, basketball court and walkways.
Pohick Estates Community Park - $54,235 was set aside to develop ths16-acre park at 8811 LaGrange St., Lorton. The park now has a picnic area, small playground and a basketball field. A master plan for development already has been adopted. It includes upgrading ballfields, parking, playground area, building tennis courts, trials, a picnic area and landscping. Consruction is expected to begin this spring.
Springfield Forest Area - $200,000 was set aside a toacquire to up to 10 acres of land for a community park esat of Springfield Mall in the Springfield/Forestdale for development in 1982. The Park Authority is in the process of identifying a site to purchase in cooperation with the community. Residents opinions will be solicited in 1982 on how they want to park to be used. Development ideas currently include ballfields, tennis and basketball courts, parking open play, picnic and playground facilities.
Woodlawn Community Park - $50,000was set aside to develop this 11 1/2-acre park at 4800 Manor Dr., Mount Vernon. The park already has a basketball court, parking, picnic area, playground, two tennis courts and multipurpose trails. A master plan for development already has been adopted. Work is scheduled to begin in 1980 on a shelter/restroom and landscapping.
Other Acquisition - $95,000 was set aside to acquire up to 25 acres of land in areas of the Lee District where there is indaquate park land.