Warsaw City Council Tuesday reviewed 2013 year-end reports from Warsaw Building and Planning and Warsaw Parks departments.
Jeremy Skinner, city planner, put together the building and planning departments presentations.
Skinner said there were approximately 59 new single-family homes constructed in 2013 and approximately seven new multi-family structures built.
Warsaw Plan Commission in 2013 reviewed six cases including the Meijer subdivision, YMCA development plan, Tippe Downs Subdivision and development plan and some additional minor subdivisions.
Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals reviewed seven cases in 2013.
Warsaw Redevelopment Commission oversaw the renovation of the third floor of the new city hall for office spaces for Orthoworx. An economic development project for 2013 occurred for Winona PVD, where more than $18 million will be invested in equipment and manufacturing space over the next two years and an additional 80 jobs will be created.
The commission also started working on the development of a technology park in 2013. The commission completed the acquisition of approximately 90 acres in addition to an existing 30 acres to create the tech park.
Looking ahead to this year, Warsaw Plan Commission and city council will oversee the completion and approval of the Comprehensive Plan update early this year.  Redevelopment Commission will complete two projects involving the tech park this year.
The first phase of road and utility construction will be in spring 2014. The second project will involve the completion of a shell building by the end of this year.
Other projects will be to continue to develop future plans for the Eastern Tax Increment Finance district, work on developing a working plan for the Northern TIF district; and continue completing various bike and pedestrian master plan project.
Additional projects include working with the wastewater department and city engineer to develop working utility plans; starting right-of-way acquisition for Husky Trail; completing a neighborhood plan for the Market Street neighborhood and starting and completing a rental inspection program.
Warsaw Parks Department Superintendent Larry Plummer put together a 2013 year-in-review report for the parks department and a list of goals for this year.
Projects completed in 2013 were the construction of an ADA-compliant restroom at Beyer Park, and an ADA-accessible sidewalk from the Beyer Park parking lot to the ADA restroom.
Other projects were replacing cushion mats at Kiddieland Park. A new grill and pad was installed at Kiwanis Park and Center Lake Pavilion was re-roofed. Krebs Trailhead Park was developed along Market Street.
The parks department replaced 21 Ash trees that were infected with Emerald Ash Borer and new maple trees were planted. Trees at Municipal, Bixler and Beyer parks, and Pike Lake Beach and Pike Lake Campgrounds were treated for Cottony Scale, an insect pest that attacks maple and other species of trees.
In 2013, there were 5,500 people who attend the Classic Rock concert in Central Park; the Blues and Barbecue concert was attended by 3,500 people and 6,500 people attended the Country Music concert.
Plans for 2014 for the parks department include replacing the bench at McKinley Park, seal coating and striping Boggs basketball courts; repairing the concrete wall at the plaza at Central Park; and replacing equipment and tiles at Kiddieland Park.
Other projects are purchasing a new truck, riding mower and tables and chairs for Center Lake Pavilion.