Updates on South Norfolk

South Norfolk Updates October 23, 2012 Hot Projects CASCADE BOULEVARD PARK Parks and Recreation: The athletic field is being improved with lighting to support over 300 youth football and cheerleading participants. Bids opened for this project on October 3 and are in the process of being awarded. Temporary lights are currently provided by the City through the program conclusion in November. CONSOLVO PARK Parks and Recreation: Following the demolition of South Norfolk Armory, the site is being developed as the Captain Consolvo Park. The park will include two multi-use practice fields, one with lights. Bids for this project were opened on October 2. The projected completion date is Spring 2013. DERELICT STRUCTURES Development and Permits: D&P continues to work with the City Attorney’s Office to explore alternatives with the administration of the Derelict Structures Ordinance. These alternatives with be presented to City Council on October 23. Spotlight Update ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS Economic Development: Working 3 waterfront projects ($19 million investment and 94 jobs). Moderating a panel of Real Estate experts at the November meeting of the Greater South Norfolk Business Consortium. Bank of America Site- Acquired for potential 22nd Street Bridge. A new art gallery / studio is considering a location on Chesapeake Ave. Working on the purchase of sites for future economic development activities. POINDEXTER STREET Public Works: Met with SN business owners on October 15- 3 in...

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