Skyline Park Project
Members of the Burlingame community have repeatedly requested additional hours and areas to have dogs off-leash within the City’s park system. In 2016, the Dog Park Task Force (DPTF) asked Recreation Division staff to research possible locations for a new park which would allow for off leash options.
Staff reviewed both City-owned and privately-owned parcels. Most of the potential sites that staff reviewed were privately owned, and there were challenges with access and acquisition costs. The three-acre parcel located on the west side of Skyline Boulevard, between Rivera Drive and Trousdale, belongs to the City. In the 1970s, the City considered building a park on this site. More recently, the City was considering relocating Fire Station 35 on Hillside Drive to this location but determined not to move forward with this project. Over the past two years, PG&E has removed trees along the pipeline that traverses the property, and Parks staff, in coordination with CAL FIRE crews, has completed significant fuel reduction work. Additionally, the Parks staff reduced the poison oak and thistles that were prevalent on the site as part of the fuel reduction work.
In September 2016, Burlingame Parks and Recreation staff met with Community Development Department planners to discuss the details of the land. Staff agreed that this piece of land would be a good location for a passive park.
April 16, 2018: City Council Meeting, April 16, 2018
Skyline Park: Parking and Fencing, City Project #85460 Notice to Bidders Packet (Skyline Park, Addendum #1)
The City of Burlingame intends to renovate the parking lot and parcel fencing. Project work will include the following: Contractor shall provide all labor and materials required for project construction including but not limited to: traffic control, construction fencing, demolition and clearing of areas within the project limits, grading and drainage, concrete retaining walls, curbs and gutters, paving, stamped concrete, asphalt concrete, parking striping, seal coat, chair-link fencing and games, and other miscellaneous items.
Applications are due 3pm on Wednesday April 10th, 2019.
Plans: Cover Sheet and Irrigation, Parking and Fencing
June 3, 2019: Construction begins on parcel.