In the next few years, Gilbert residents and businesses will enjoy recreational use of the Chandler Heights Basin thanks to an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between the Flood Control District of Maricopa County and the Town of Gilbert. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted to approve the IGA that allows Gilbert to implement and maintain a multi-use and recreational area within the District’s Chandler Heights Basin, 225 acres located south of Queen Creek Road and west of Higley Road. In addition, Gilbert currently owns approximately 47 acres immediately adjacent to the basin which provides a new, 272 acre regional park site in the South area of Gilbert.
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On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, Gilbert voters overwhelmingly approved two ballot questions that provide authorization for the Town of Gilbert to sell approximately 138 acres of vacant, town-owned property. The next step in the process will be a discussion at the Council retreat on September 23, 2016. During the meeting, information on the development of Gilbert’s Regional Park and considerations for sale of the land will be discussed. More information will be available following the retreat.
The Town made it a high priority to reach out to the community to obtain input for the preparation of the Master/Concept Plan. As part of the input/planning process, community wide design workshops were conducted from January 2016 through April 2016.
Gilbert worked on the final refinement of the conceptual plans and presented these at public meetings of the Parks, Recreation and Library Services Board and Town Council.
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Click on link below to see the FLY THRU of the draft Master/Concept Plan for Gilbert's Regional Park.
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