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SunTrust Park Timeline

Below is a list of items that will be accomplished leading up to the opening of the stadium. Completion dates are based on estimates as of April 25, 2014.

Items to be considered by the Board of Commissioners will appear on the commission meeting agenda prior to the meeting date. Agenda items for the stadium project will be included in the regular agenda and presented publicly. Board of Commissioner agendas are located here.

Spring 2014

  • Amend county codes to create special tax district, circulator fee, per night hotel room fee and rental car tax (Cobb Board of Commissioners approved)
  • RFP or RFQ to be issued for Construction Manager and Project Manager(Cobb Purchasing Department to issue)
  • Negotiation/Approval/Execution of Transportation and Infrastructure Agreement (Cobb Board of Commissioners to approve)
  • Stadium footprint determined (Atlanta Braves)
  • Permit and inspect plans for pipeline relocation (Cobb Community Development to issue)
  • Circulator design project awarded (Cobb Board of Commissioners to approve)
  • Process application for Rezoning to accommodate development surrounding stadium site (Cobb Community Development to review)
  • Public Safety discussions with Braves Security to assess public safety needs at stadium (Cobb DPS to lead)
  • Negotiation/Approval/Execution of Non-Relocation Agreement (Cobb Board of Commissioners to approve)
  • Negotiation/Approval/Execution of Intergovernmental Agreement (Cobb Board of Commissioners to approve)
  • Negotiation/Approval/Execution of Operating Agreement (Cobb Board of Commissioners to approve)
  • Negotiation/Approval/Execution of Development Agreement (Cobb Board of Commissioners to approve)
  • Stadium property conveyed from Braves to Coliseum Hall Authority (Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority Board to approve)

Summer 2014

  • Issue bonds for funding stadium project (Cobb Board of Commissioners to approve)
  • Project manager in place (Cobb Board of Commissioners to approve)
  • Process application for Development of Regional Impact Review (Cobb Community Development to review)
  • Pedestrian bridge bid package released (Cobb DOT)
  • Public Safety officials begin shadowing current stadium security officers to gather operational information on stadium security (Cobb DPS to lead)

Fall 2014

  • Pedestrian bridge bid awarded (Cobb Board of Commissioners to approve)
  • Circulator vehicle specs to be completed (Cobb DOT)
  • Drafting of plans for stadium and surrounding development security needs (Cobb DPS)

Spring 2015

  • Receive completed circulator study (Cobb DOT to receive)
  • Finalize public safety needs and operations plan for stadium and surrounding development (Cobb DPS)

Summer 2015

  • Windy Hill improvements bid package released (Cobb DOT to issue)
  • Order circulator vehicles (Cobb Board of Commissioners to approve)

Fall 2015

  • Windy Hill improvements bid awarded (Cobb Board of Commissioners)
  • Windy Hill improvements construction begins (Cobb DOT to issue)

Winter 2016

  • Windy Hill Improvements completed
  • Pedestrian bridge completed
  • Approve entertainment and vending ordinances for stadium and surrounding development

Spring 2017

  • Opening Day

 

Inquiry Contacts

Finance
William.Volckmann@cobbcounty.org

Transportation
Jim.Wilgus@cobbcounty.org

Public Safety
Sam.Heaton@cobbcounty.org

Development
Dana.Johnson@cobbcounty.org

Communications
information@cobbcounty.org

Cobb Board of Commissioners
770-528-3300

County Commission meetings are archived and can be viewed live or On Demand. Actions related to the stadium project are included in the regular agenda.