Last Updated: 10/04/2023

Latest Update

October 04, 2023
The bid for the project to construct the new shelter was opened 6/22/23 and was awarded through Board of Public Works and Common Council in late July to C.G. Schmidt. Inc.  A Start Work letter was issued on 8/21/2023 and the contractor will be closing out 2023 with submittals and subcontractor qualifications.  Work is anticipated to begin in spring of 2024. 

Project Overview

The Door Creek Park Shelter, located in Door Creek Park, will provide a quality parks facility experience to the Door Creek neighborhood and Madison community.  The shelter's primary function will be as a year round-space for community and private events. For more information about this project and for Public Information meetings on this project, please visit City of Madison Parks: Door Creek Park Shelter

Project Schedule
City User Agency: Madison Parks

Design and Planning: April 2021 - August 2022Advertisement of Bid: May 12, 2023 available only on Bid Express
Bid Talk (Virtual): June 07, 2023 @ 11:00 a.m.
     June 7, 2023 Bid Talk: Door Creek Shelter Recording
     June 7, 2023 Bid Talk: PowerPoint Presentation
Bid Due date: June 22, 2023
Construction Start: Spring 2024
Completion: May 31, 2025 
"All information regarding dates/times/locations are informational and should be verified with official bidding documents posted on Bid Express."

Public Involvement

There are a number of points of contact during this project where the public is encouraged to give feedback as part of public information meetings and public hearings. Dates, times and locations are indicated below:

City Process Meetings

Jul. 25, 2023 Common Council File #78611

Awarding Public Works Contract No. 9326, Door Creek Park Shelter

Jan. 17, 2023 Common Council File #75279

Jan. 04, 2023 Board of Public Works File #75279
Amending the 2023 Capital Budget for Parks Division for the Door Creek Park Shelter project and approving plans and specifications for Public Works bidding

Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an amendment to the existing Purchase of Services contract (Architect) between the City of Madison and Aro Eberle Architects to provide professional architectural and engineering design services and construction administration services for the design and construction of the Door Creek Park Shelter

April 03, 2020 File #59941

Enter into a contract for Purchase of Services (Architect) with Aro Eberle Architects to provide professional architectural and engineering design services and construction administration service

Dec.12, 2019 RFP #8860-0-2019-BP
Soliciting proposals from qualified vendors for Architect and Engineering Services for Door Creek Shelter