On Monday, February 6, 2023, the Cocoa Community Redevelopment Agency Board approved for staff to begin working on a request for proposals (RFP) for a company to bid on the Lee Wenner Park Parking Lot Improvements Project. This project, which is identified in the Cocoa Waterfront Master Plan, will maximize and increase standard vehicle parking while preserving boat trailer parking for the boating community. The plan calls for 148 passenger vehicle parking spaces, an increase of nearly 75 spaces than what is currently available at the park.
There will also be 46 boat trailer spaces for boaters that launch from Lee Wenner Park's boat ramps. This still puts Lee Wenner Park on the higher end of available boat trailer spots amongst other local boat launching parks. The plan calls to utilize some of the grassy area that isn't currently improved to allow for additional parking spaces and will also include new curbing, asphalt, drainage structures, signage and lighting.
The RFP should go out in the community sometime in March.