What is the plan the City is proposing to voters?

After gathering valuable input from residents and parks and recreation system users over the last two years, the City has developed a two-question Parks Referendum plan, Question 1 asks residents to consider an investment of $66,750,000 to fund priorities outlined by the community. The investment plan would include:

  • Improve Trails
  • Protect Natural Resources
  • Preserve Existing Park System Amenities
  • Reinvest in the Apple Valley Family Aquatic Center
  • Improve the Apple Valley Community Center and Senior & Event Centers
  • Implement the Redwood Park Master Plan
  • Implement the Kelley Park Master Plan
  • Construct a Youth Baseball and Softball Complex
  • Update the Mechanical Equipment at Hayes Arena

Additionally, Question 2 asks residents to consider an investment of an additional $6,500,000 to fund the replacement of the Redwood Community Pool and associated building. Question 2 can only pass if Question 1 passes.

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1. Why is the City putting forward an investment plan for the park system at this time?
2. What is the plan the City is proposing to voters?
3. Who came up with this plan?
4. Will my taxes increase all at once?
5. If the referendum passes, is there a way for me to receive any property tax relief?
6. Will the City use local contractors for this project if the Parks Referendum passes?
7. Can't we wait a few more years to make improvements?
8. Have Apple Valley residents been involved in the planning process?
9. Why aren't there detailed drawings of the proposed new construction?
10. How much will this Parks Referendum cost and how will it be funded?
11. What are the other funding sources the City plans to use?
12. What is happening with the new Youth Baseball/Softball Complex?
13. I thought the City was going to use synthetic turf for the Youth Baseball/Softball Complex?
14. What is happening at Redwood Park?
15. What is happening at Kelley Park?
16. Will the City be making strides to improve the environment?
17. If the Parks Referendum passes, what happens next?
18. What happens if the Parks Referendum isn't approved?