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Old Town Keller Phase II

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TAKE THE OLD TOWN PHASE II SURVEY 
Please Note: Whether you live in Keller, work in Keller
or simply enjoy visiting, we want to hear from you!

 

Old Town Keller Phase II aerial map

 

Location:

East of Hwy. 377/Main Street from FM 1709/Keller Parkway to Bear Creek Pkwy.

Design
Timeline

City Council at their Dec. 19, 2017 meeting approved a contract for Old Town Phase II design and engineering services with professional planning firm Kimley-Horn. Surveying, data collection, public input and more will be incorporated into conceptual plans in the months ahead. Stay tuned to hear about opportunities to be involved!

Construction
Timeline

TBD

Project Cost

TBD

Details:

Improvements to the area being considered include, but are not limited to:

  • Street Improvements
  • Drainage Improvements
  • Public Parking
  • Sidewalks
  • Street Lighting
  • Amenities Similar to that of Phase I (Old Town west of Hwy. 377 and south of Keller Parkway)
  • Consolidated Dumpsters and Mailboxes
  • Public Art
  • Landscaping
  • Further Development of Public Park Land on Bates Street
Upcoming
Meetings:
 TBD; schedule to be released soon
History:

Dec. 19, 2017: City Council unanimously approves contract with professional planning firm Kimley-Horn, for Old Town Phase II design and engineering services

Sept. 19, 2017: City Council unanimously approves FY 2018 budget, including a $150,000 allocation to begin planning for Old Town Phase II

June 8, 2017: Old Town Phase I ribbon cutting

A kickoff public input meeting was held March 30, 2016 at Elm Street Studio in Old Town Keller. Citizen discussion was focused on the following elements, as staff asked area residents and business owners what sort of issues mattered most to them in any incoming investments: 

  • Maintain Old Town look
  • Additional street lighting (antique style tied into Phase I)
  • Traffic on Elm Street & the Bear Creek Pkwy. Intersection
  • Integrated Residential and Commercial Uses
  • Security
  • Development of Bates Street Park (perhaps to include a gazebo)
  • Fencing Rules (security)
  • Signage (size, lighting, style, directional, temporary, off-premise, wayfinding effectiveness)
  • Create Identity & Entry to define the boundary of Old Town Keller (banners, signs, etc.)
  • Landscaping and Trees (including natives)
  • Location of Consolidated Dumpsters
  • Additional On-Street Parking
  • Pavement Quality on Olive Street
  • Street Material (concrete vs. asphalt)
  • Drainage Issues on Elm and Bates streets
  • Trail Wayfinding and Access