November 30, 2022
Brentwood Information | Metropolis of Brentwood

The Grasp Planning course of for Brentwood’s latest park is coming to an in depth on the Metropolis Fee’s November 28th common assembly once they think about the ultimate draft of the Windy Hill Park Grasp Plan.   The Metropolis has been engaged on the plan since July and has performed 5 public engagement conferences with its Brentwood-based advisor, ESP Associates.  Enter from these conferences has been included into the ultimate format and facilities to be included within the 52-acre park, set to open in 2023.

Brentwood Information | Metropolis of Brentwood

This property, situated on the south aspect of Outdated Smyrna Highway was bought by the Metropolis in Might 2020 from Wilbur and Lucy Sensing, longtime house owners of a farm generally known as Windy Hill.  The land is adjoining to 40 acres of personal land that was additionally a part of the Sensing’s property, a web site that also consists of the historic Constantine Sneed Home.  That residence dates all the way in which again to 1825, when it was constructed by the son of James Sneed, a Revolutionary Struggle veteran who acquired a land grant in Williamson County of 640 acres.  The 92 acres that make up the 2 properties at the moment are protected by a conservation easement that ensures this historic and scenic land can be preserved for generations to return. 

 

The Plan

Windy Hill Park can be a passive leisure park, that means open area and multi-purpose trails would be the predominate options, with different makes use of being small picnic services, a gazebo, and a playground.  Trails can be 10 toes large, with perimeter sections incorporating a further two-foot mixture shoulder for many who choose to not run on pavement. A 400-meter loop path may also be included within the north part of the park.  Parking will embrace two parking areas, one on the north finish with 58 areas, and one on the south with 43 areas.   Restrooms can be situated on the north finish.  A small airplane hangar nonetheless exists on the property from a time when the positioning served as a personal airstrip.  The Metropolis hopes to include an aviation theme into among the facilities.

 

Connectivity

Residents will have the ability to drive, stroll or cycle into the park from Outdated Smyrna Highway/Jones Parkway to the north, and Jones Parkway from the south.  Pedestrians also can enter from the west through a 10-foot path to be put in alongside the Carondelet Place right-of-way. 

 

 

 

Proposed Enhancements

Parking

+/-101 parking areas w/ lighting for each north and south parking heaps

 image that shows trails focus of the master plan of Windy Hill Park

Trails

1 Mile Multi-Use Path (10-foot-wide asphalt path with 2-foot outer Combination Shoulder)

6,100 LF linear toes of secondary trails (10-foot-wide asphalt trails, no shoulders)

9,100 SF sq. toes of Concrete (Together with the Promenade)

(1) 400 Meter Loop Path

2 Stream crossings

1 Proposed Crossing

1 Current Culvert Crossing

 

Facilities

1 Foremost 30’x20’ Shelter Construction

1 Restroom / Storage Facility

 

1 Octagonal gazebo

3 Lined Single Picnic Constructions

4 Bistro Tables and eight chairs

15 Picnic Tables

26 Benches

12 Trash Receptacles

4 ingesting fountains (3-station)

6 Canine Waste Stations

Prefabricated playground w/ mulch base and shade construction

4-6 exercise stations

Method-finding signage

Historic schooling signage

Further shade timber

image that shows northern Parking and Playground on park map

 

 

 

The Metropolis Fee assembly will happen at Brentwood Metropolis Corridor, situated at 5211 Maryland Method, at 7:00 p.m. on November 28.

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