Lacey OKs contract to begin development of Greg Cuoio Park


The Lacey City Council approved a contract to develop Phase 1A of Greg Cuoio Park. at its meeting last night.

The city’s capital projects engineer, Ashley Smith, told the council that Phase 1A includes design and planning services for future bidding, physical work for two driveway entrances, an 18-hole disc golf course, and the initial phase of a playground. The $734,321 contract is with HBB Landscape Architecture of Seattle.

Smith said the driveways would include entrances for emergency vehicles and public access with parking stalls.

Lacey Mayor Andy Ryder expressed his optimism in building a disc golf course in partnership with the Professional Disc Golf Association.

"You bring up to this [disc] golf course which is, of course, very exciting for a lot of people in and out of our community," Ryder said. "This will be a championship-style [disc] golf course."

After a "community-focused" process, the Council approved the Master Plan for the Greg Cuoio Park & Greenways on Feb. 3.

Largest park in Lacey

Launched in April 2021, the Master Plan anticipates multiple phases of work to make accessible the 537-acre combined Greg Cuoio Park, Pleasant Glade Park, and Palm Creek Headwaters. The project is located between the Crossroads and Hawk's Prairie neighborhoods, north of I-5. 


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