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City of Springfield, Minnesota

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Elsie and Henry Roiger

Elsie and Henry Roiger
Elsie and Henry Roiger

In 2015, the City of Springfield was generously gifted $1.6 million from the estate of rural Springfield residents Elsie and Henry Roiger.  The will directed that 80 percent of the funds were

Community Center fountain and patio, Contractor- Leading Edge Landscaping
Community Center fountain and patio, Contractor- Leading Edge Landscaping
dedicated to Springfield Area Community Center Improvements.  If there were not enough needs then the funds could be used for other park and recreation improvements.  Funds are to be spent within
Community Center parking lot expansion, Contractor- M & R Paving
Community Center parking lot expansion, Contractor- M & R Paving
three years.            The other 20 percent of the funds were to be set aside for future operations and maintenance expenses.Below are photos of some
Community Center HVAC system upgrade, Contractor- Ahrens Heating, Inc.
Community Center HVAC system upgrade, Contractor- Ahrens Heating, Inc.
of the improvements to date. 

There are many other exciting projects in the works and planned for next year!

  


Community Center HVAC in action, Contractor- Ahrens Heating, Inc
Community Center HVAC in action, Contractor- Ahrens Heating, Inc

Community Center- downspout drainage improvement, contractor- Derek Krebs Construction
Community Center- downspout drainage improvement, contractor- Derek Krebs Construction

Community Center bar expansion, Contractor- Zilke Construction
Community Center bar expansion, Contractor- Zilke Construction

Community Center- new flexible back chairs
Community Center- new flexible back chairs

Community Center- new Pramberger piano
Community Center- new Pramberger piano

New trail extension across levy, Contractor- M & R Paving
New trail extension across levy, Contractor- M & R Paving

Levy trail extension continued, Contractor- M & R Paving
Levy trail extension continued, Contractor- M & R Paving

Riverside Park Trail Improvement, Contractor- M & R Paving
Riverside Park Trail Improvement, Contractor- M & R Paving

Trail Walking Bridge Reconstruction, constructed by city staff
Trail Walking Bridge Reconstruction, constructed by city staff

Big Cottonwood River Bank Stabilization Project, Contractor- L & S Construction
Big Cottonwood River Bank Stabilization Project, Contractor- L & S Construction

Riverside Park- new basketball court- contractor- Salonek Construction
Riverside Park- new basketball court- contractor- Salonek Construction

Rec Complex cement along first and 3rd base lines, Contractor- Salonek Construction
Rec Complex cement along first and 3rd base lines, Contractor- Salonek Construction

New Dog Park, Contractor- Oberg Fence
New Dog Park, Contractor- Oberg Fence

Rec Complex parking area improvements
Rec Complex parking area improvements

Contractor- Safety First
Contractor- Safety First

New Bicycle Rack at Swimming Pool
New Bicycle Rack at Swimming Pool

New Downtown Bicycle Rack
New Downtown Bicycle Rack

New Furniture at Swimming Pool (several tables and benches like this)
New Furniture at Swimming Pool (several tables and benches like this)

Reconstructed East End Park Restroom, Contractor- Salonek Construction
Reconstructed East End Park Restroom, Contractor- Salonek Construction

New Water Slide-installed 2017 (Roiger Funds contributed $100,000 to the project)
New Water Slide-installed 2017 (Roiger Funds contributed $100,000 to the project)

Trail Seal Coating
Trail Seal Coating