Littleton Track Organization

Track Construction Project

Construction of the New Track Facility Begins
June 25, 2012

Construction of the new track facility began on June 25, 2012. The new track and field facility opened for use in March of 2013.

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Design and Development

Track funding approved at Special Town Election

Saturday, November 19, 2011. Littleton voters approved a debt exclusion override to fund the track reconstruction at the Special Town Election. The vote was 472 "yes" to 299 "no" (with one blank ballot) — a 60% approval. This is the last step in the funding process!

Track borrowing authorization approved at Town Meeting

Monday, November 14, 2011. A two-third's majority vote to pass the $735,000 borrowing authorization to reconstruct the track facility (Article 3) was achieved at Town Meeting. Article 3 passed by a 175 "yes" to 62 "no" vote — a 74% approval.

Track funding to be decided at Town Meeting and Special Election

Town Meeting on Monday, November 14th, 2011

7:00pm, Littleton Middle School gym

Article 3: Reconstruct Track and Field Facility

Special Town Election - Saturday, November 19th, 2011

8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Littleton Middle School gym

Construction Documents Almost Finalized

The PMBC, School Committee, Gale Associates, and the LTO have worked during the past year on the plans to reconstruct the track and field facility. The construction documents are almost finalized, and these documents are available at the Reuben Hoar Library (May 30, 2011).

Article 9 (Track Design and Development) Approved at May ATM

Article 9 was approved on a voice vote at the May 3, 2010 Annual Town Meeting.

Article 9 of May 3, 2010 Annual Town Meeting

The Board of Selectmen voted to insert onto the warrant for the May 3, 2010 Annual Town Meeting an article to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds up to $35,000 to continue the design and development of a track and/or multi-purpose field facility.
(March 15, 2010)

Feasibility Study

Gale Associates submits Revised Track Feasibility Study

Based upon feedback and comments from the LTO, Gale Associates issued a revised report of the Track Feasibility Study to the PMBC.
(February 22, 2010).

Feasibility Study Presentation
Thursday, February 4, 7pm
Community Room at Littleton Police Headquarters

The results of the feasibility study were presented by the PMBC and Gale Associates at a public meeting, Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 7pm, in the Community Room at the Littleton Police Headquarters, 500 Great Road.

Gale Associates submits Track Feasibility Study

Gale Associates submitted the Track Feasibility Study to the PMBC.
(December 17, 2009).

PMBC Selects Gale Associates for Feasibility Study

The PMBC selected Gale Associates to perform the track and field feasibility study.

PMBC to Interview Three Firms

After analyzing the nine responses received from the RFQ, the PMBC interviewed the three firms with the highest scoring proposals:

  • Gale Associates
  • JJA Sports
  • CHA Sports

The interviews were conducted at a public meeting of the PMBC on Wednesday, July 29, 2009.

RFQ Issued for Track & Field Facility Feasibility Study

June 17, 2009. The Town of Littleton, through its Permanent Municipal Building Committee (PMBC), invites proposals from qualified firms for design and engineering services associated with the feasibility study for, and preliminary planning of, a new high school track and field facility.

Proposals are to be delivered in person or by mail to the PMBC Office at the Littleton Electric Light and Water Departments at the above address. All proposals must be received by 2:00 p.m. on July 2, 2009 to be considered. Proposals delivered by fax or by electronic mail will not be considered.

Feasibility Study Approved at Town Meeting

Article 11 was approved by a voice vote at Town Meeting on May 5, 2009.

The LTO has collected over 200 signatures in support of the following Article for the May 4th Annual Town Meeting. The Article would provide funds to the town's Permanent Municiple Building Committee for a feasibility study for a track and field facility. This feasibility study would provide crucial information on plans and costs that the town needs in order to make decisions to address this issue.

Town Meeting Article

Article 11 of May 4, 2009 Annual Town Meeting

To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, transfer from available funds, and/or borrow the sum of $20,000 to be expended by the Permanent Municipal Building Committee, as directed by the Town Meeting, for the purpose of funding a feasibility study for a track and field facility, or to take any other action in relation thereto.

The Board of Selectmen, the Finance Committee, the School Committee, and the Park & Recreation Commission have each voted unanimously to support Article 11 and the track feasibility study.

Feasibility Study

The feasibility study generated important information and data, produced schematic designs and provided cost estimates.

  • Background Investigation
    • Utilities Research
    • Facilities Evaluation
    • Zoning and Planning Research
    • Geotechnical Investigation
  • Base Plan Development
    • Electronic Files
    • Topographic GPS Survey
    • Property Line Confirmation
    • Draw Base Plan
  • Design Program Development
    • Meet with Users and Athletic Staff
    • Meet with Maintenance Staff
    • Establish Budget Goals
    • Establish Functional Requirements
    • Establish Needs and Priorities
  • Schematic Design
    • Athletic Facility Layout Master Plan (2-3 alternatives)
    • Schematic Utilities
    • Stormwater Concepts
    • Landscape Concept Plan
    • Products and Systems Selection
      • Vendor Presentations
      • Field Visits
    • Solicit Comments from Stakeholders
  • Preliminary Cost Estimates