On July 20, 2020, the City Council approved a plan to redevelop the former Michael E. Rodgers Seniors’ Center site. A contract for construction was awarded on December 21, 2021.
January 31, 2022: Construction Start Date
March – April 2022: Demolition
March - November 2022: Outreach Building Renovation
April – June 2022: Grading
May – June 2022: Trenchwork and Underground Utilities
June – September 2022: Hardscape
July – September 2022: Landscape
September – November 2022: Furnishings & Finishes
September 2022 – March 2023: Turf Install, Establishment and Maintenance
January - February 2023: Parking Lot Striping, Signs, Etc.
March 2023: Estimated Park Opening
New public park with open green space
Newly created walking paths
Renovated Center for community use
Added picnic and seating areas
Public Works Inspection: (714) 272-8419
Public Works General Line: (714) 536-5431
Contractor (Legion) – Eric Borbely: (310) 429-8642
Construction Mgr (Totum) – Danny Kaye: (310) 351-0138
On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, the Community & Library Services Commission activated the Park Naming and Memorials Committee (PNMC). The PNMC will be responsible for revisiting the naming opportunities created by the upcoming development of the parkland site at 17th Street and Orange Avenue, formerly the Rodgers Seniors’ Center Site. The PNMC will present their recommendation at a future Community & Library Services Commission meeting for consideration and to be forwarded to City Council for approval.
To view the Commission meeting agendas and minutes, please click on the link below.
Upcoming Meeting: March 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm, Room B7 in Huntington Beach City Hall