The City of Siloam Springs and CARBO Landscape Architecture held two public input meetings Thursday, May 11and Thursday, June 22 regarding the planning of the land around the new library site. Additionally, residents were able to email their feedback that was passed along to the design firm.
This future park, currently being referred to as Medical Springs Park, will have amenities including a splash pad, amphitheater, permanent home for the farmers' market , green space and more.
CARBO landscape architectural firm out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is the firm awarded the contract for the Design Excellence grant from the Walton Family Foundation. A Request for proposals was published November 2016 and the firm was officially approved by the Siloam Springs Board of Directors Tuesday, March 7, 2017.
The City was awarded a Design Excellence Grant up to $300,000 for the design of the park by the Walton Family Foundation in October 2016.