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Project Name: SW: Eco Park Complex
Project Type: Landfill CIP Project
Project Description: This project is to develop end use plans for the landfill which will include a renewable energy park to produce renewable green power/energy through public/private partnerships, and provide office space and an educational facility in partnership with local schools universities, and local businesses.
Project Manager: Thomas J. Smith     send an email
Alternate Manager: Sadhu S. Sandhu     
Agency Name: Public Works QPR?: Yes
Magisterial District: Coles
Original Budget: $8,000,000.00

Revised Budget:

Original Start Date: 7/1/2011

Revised Start Date:

Original End Date: 6/30/2017

Revised End Date:

Last Updated On: 10/29/2020 Maps  Pictures  Documents

Funding Source    


Budget Amount
Budget Amount
Funding Date

1. Solid Waste Fund (Implementation)

$7,500,000.00 $700,000.00 7/1/2014

2. Solid Waste Fund (Feasibility and Planning)

$500,000.00 --- 11/1/2011
Total Amount: $8,000,000.00 $1,200,000.00

Tasks/Milestones     Show GANTT Chart
Task/MileStone Start Date
Original Revised
End Date
Original Revised
1. Complete Feasibility Study for Energy Production 7/1/2011 10/1/2012    
2. Issue Requests for Proposals (Alternative Technologies, Wind and Solar) 11/1/2012 7/24/2013    
3. Expand Landfill Gas to Energy Plant 7/1/2011 3/1/2013 11/29/2013    
4. Negotiate and Award contract for solar and wind development. 9/1/2013 11/1/2013 12/1/2013 5/19/2015    
5. Develop Education Center Concept Plans 7/1/2013 5/1/2015 5/1/2016    
6. Install landfill solar project and begin operation. 11/15/2015 11/1/2016 3/1/2016 12/1/2018    
7. Develop final concept plans for education center and begin fund raising. 1/1/2016 9/1/2016 12/31/2018    
8. Issue new revised Request for Expression of Interest for Waste Conversion Technologies and Begin Negotiations 3/1/2016 4/1/2017 6/1/2018    

Comments/Issues     Show All Issues

1. Service/Policy Issues   



11/1/2018Solar contract has been terminated due to poor financial feasibility of project. Reviewing alternatives for solar facility at the landfill for potential future project.

2. Schedule/Timing Issues     




3. Fiscal/Resource Issues     



Funding for future facility development will provided by private companies through pubic-private partnerships.

4. Impact on Other Projects