Benefit Zone 13 - East Franklin, benefits from 16 parks totaling 107 acres. It has the second-most parks and park acres in Cosumnes CSD's Park System. East Franklin is almost built out, with plans remaining for a community center at Morse Park.
The East Franklin Benefit Zone includes 7 local parks, 8 neighborhood parks, and 1 community park. Bartholomew Sports Park is located in East Franklin, but is considered a District Wide facility, and is accounted for in the District Wide Benefit Zone. There are 51 acres of streetscapes and trails. Many parks in this benefit zone are linked by either off-street trails or on-street bike lanes.
Listed below are the projects staff anticipate completing in Fiscal Year 2023-2024. Projects are subject to change due to weather and/or unforeseen budgetary changes.
Softball/baseball infields will be graded and leveled prior to the start of the spring season at Luttig, Willard, and Morse Parks.
Three multipurpose fields will go offline for renovation.
The parking lots at Backer, Kunsting, Morse, and Stephenson Parks will be resealed and restriped.
Landscape bark will be applied to planter beds in areas where needed.
Landscape renovations to replace missing or poor performing plants resulting in beautified community landscape areas as needed.
A shade sail will be replaced at one of the parks if needed.
Decomposed granite walking paths will be filled and leveled at Backer, Machando, and Stephenson Parks.
PebbleFlex playground surface resealing will be completed at Kunsting and Stephenson Parks.
The poured in place (PIP) playground surfaces at Bradford, Ehrhardt Oaks, Jungkeit, Keema, Machando, and Willard will be resealed.
Playground Engineered Wood Fiber will be added to parks where needed to maintain a safe depth.
The spray ground surfaces at Morse Park will be resurfaced.
Capital Improvement Projects
The Morse Park Community Center (CORE) project will be managed by the Park Planning Division, and will consist of the construction of a 54,000 square foot community recreation center at Morse Community Park.
The Ehrhardt Oaks Playground Surface Replacement project will be managed by the Park Planning Division, and will consist of replacement of poured in place playground surfacing.