Parks For Pets Final Package Essay example

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Parks for Pets

Mgmt 404
David Cobb
Erika Lind
Daryl Stephens
Raquel Perez
Professor Archie Patterson III

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Table of Contents Project Charter …………………………………………………………………….3
Scope Statement ………………………………………………………………….8
Work Breakdown Structure …………………………………………………13
Risk Management Plan ………………………………………………………..18
Resource Management ……………………………………………………….25
Lessons Learned ………………………………………………………………….26
Statement of Participation ………………………………………….……….29

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Project Charter

Project
Name

Parks for Pets

Project
Number

1.0

Project
Team

Dog Friendly Area Committee

Prioritization

Owner(s)

Erika Lind, Raquel Perez, Daryl
Stephens, and, David Cobb

Start Date:

January
1/19/2015

Scheduled
Completion
Date:

May
5/25/2015

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Mission/Purpose
The mission of Parks for Pets is to establish a clean, safe, and secure environment where dogs can play, socialize, exercise, and be trained off-leash. This would provide effective socialization opportunities not only between people and their dogs, but also between dog owners and the community. Statement of work
The overall purpose of dog management planning at Horner Park for Pets is to determine the manner and extent of dog walking and playing in appropriate areas of the park. To provide a clear, enforceable dog management policy, to provide a variety of visitor experiences, improve visitor and animal safety. Reduce user conflicts, preserve and protect natural resources and have agreed upon rules that enforce safety for all participants in Park for Pets in Horner Park Chicago,
IL.

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Objectives
The Parks for Pets project is purposed to provide a dog friendly area in Horner Park. The surrounding neighborhoods of Albany Park, Ravenswood Manor, Ravenswood Gardens, Irving
Park, and Horner Park have very few parks and even fewer dog areas despite the area’s residents having many dogs and so community intervention is necessary.


Form a Committee to oversee the project and appoint a representative who will be the point of contact to the Chicago Parks District



Identify a specific area within Horner Park that would be suitable given Chicago Park
District’s requirements for Dog Friendly Area



Submit a formal application to the Chicago Parks Department



Collect community petitions to show public support, an environmental impact survey, and form a plan for fundraising, letters of recommendation from Horner Park Advisory and hold public meetings



Submit the formal application package to Chicago Parks District



Once approved, submit a design proposal and contract construction



Continuing mission

Business Need
There are currently only 21 off-off leash dog parks in the city of Chicago, and as of August 2013, the city had 38,525 dogs registered. This is a fraction of the estimated 610,000 dogs living in the city. Not every dog owner is lucky enough to have a backyard big enough for their pet(s) to play in and all those dogs couldn’t fit in 1 of the 21 dog parks. Horner Park is 55 acres with nine softball fields, three senior baseball diamonds with night baseball on two diamonds, two football/soccer fields, four outdoor basketball standards, five tennis courts, a playground, and thirteen picnic grooves. People often gather here for parties, games, to exercise, and often bring their pets as well. Plenty of dogs are seen walking/running alongside their owner or tied up to a tree. This doesn’t give the dogs much room to play or socialize. We would like to create a fenced in dog park along the southeast corner of the park. Its location is inside the walking
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path and not too far from the parking lot. The building of this dog park wouldn’t mean that dogs aren’t allowed inside the park itself. It will just be a place where the dogs can run and play off-leash. Milestones
Scope defined and approved January 19
Project place defined and purchased January 31
Ground breaking site for Park for Pets February 1
Construction paper work given due to proper…