On Lorenz Avenue in Westwood, the organization owns four adjacent lots, where it plans to repair sidewalks, deal with hazardous or dead trees on the property, plant new trees, and install a swinging bench and waste cans. It also plans to add a landscaped front entrance, walking path, seating and shelter, the release said.
At 300 Delaware Avenue in Five Oaks, the organization said it would remove overgrowth and brush along property lines, replace or add benches and tables, repair the existing shelter house and walkways, add landscaping to the entrance and install waste cans and signage.
The city said that the organization will secure resources and partnerships to provide maintenance for the parks.
Conscious Connect Community Development Corporation is based in Springfield.
The funds approved for the project is a part of the Dayton Recovery Plan, the city’s plan to use its share of federal American Rescue Plan Act funds.