November 21 Update
Repairs to Mack Park’s stairs and pillars have been completed.
November 7 Update
Mack Park’s pillars have also recently been repaired.
October 13 Update
This project is soon to be completed, as railing are currently be added to the newly repaired stairs.
September 25 Update:
Mack Park stairs and walkway repair is currently underway, with work expected to be completed within the next two weeks.
September 10 Update
The Mack Park stairs repair project is moving forward. The city engineer has received a bid from our contractor, which is pending approval.
July 6 Update:
Money for the park stairs repair has been approved and hopefully is soon to be appropriated. The new playground plan has been approved as well.
May 19 Update:
With the Mack Park cleanup completed, and the condition of the Mark Park staircase has been assessed. The stairs require replacement, which is estimated to cost approximately 30k. A brick pillar within the park also requires repair, and the Association discussed the idea of contacting North Shore Tech to see if students may be of assistance.
March 18 Update:
Mack Park stairs are in need of repair, and vegetation and walls need cleanup and maintenance. In the past, the City was able to get state inmate assistance for Park maintenance. Under discussion is getting the town to repair the stairs , and acquiring inmate assistance for additional cleanup and maintenance.
March 10 Update:
Money will be requested from capital funds for stair repairs.
Feb 19 Update:
Mack Park stairs were further discussed as being unusable. Jason Silva will relate the problem to the Park Department to be investigated.
Mac Park has also been approved for $35,000. A committee will be formed to help decide how it should be improved.
Feb. 9 Update:
Ward 6 Councilor Paul Prevey spoke to the Mayor’s chief of staff, Jason Silva, who said that he will speak with the director of Park & Recreation, Doug Bollen, to come up with a plan to fix the stairs. With the winter, people rely on the stairs to get up to Mack Park and they are dangerous. The neighborhood may have some monies available from the Capital Improvement Plan fund.