Chino – Mike Kolling retired from the City of Chino after 29 plus years of employment. Kolling retired from the position of Capital Projects and Building Maintenance Manager after a long illustrious career. The City hosted a special retirement luncheon for a very special and distinguished guest.
Kolling was hired as an Associate Park Planner by Chino in December 1988 and shortly after promoted to Capital Projects Manager. Kolling is a licensed landscape architect.
During Kolling’s tenure, he designed and was the projects manager for many of the new parks you see in the city today. The skate park and the expansion of Ayala Park are just a couple examples of the scope of projects he managed. He was also the project manager for the construction of major facilities in the City of Chino, including the Carolyn Owens Community Center, Chino Police Department Facility, Fire Stations No. 1 and No. 3 and the training center.
In 2001 and 2012 Kolling was named the Employee of the Year Award by the City of Chino. He loved that he got to volunteer as the Chino Relay For Life Logistics Lead from 2003-2017. He put in hundreds of hours planning the course and the site where it was held each year. In 2018 Kolling reached a milestone by donating 100 gallons of blood.
The Chino City Council recognized Kolling at the July 17 City Council meeting, he was presented with a tile of the City Of Chino’s official seal.
Mike Kolling’s accomplishments during his time with the City:
1997 Cypress Trails Park
1998 Neighborhood Activity Center
2001 Chaffey College Chino Campus Development
2001 Chino Youth Museum
2001 Chino Experience Teen Center
2002 2004 Aguiar Square Development Phase I and II
2003 Chino Skate Park at Ayala Park
2005 Shady Grove Park
2005 Monte Vista Park Medical Clinic
2005 Current AG Preserve and College Park Development
2006 Paseo Del Sol Development
2006 CDF Helipad Project
2006 Chino High School Track Improvements
2006 Council Chambers Remodel
2007 Carolyn Owens Community Center
2007 Chino Valley Fire District, Fire Station No. 3
2011 Chino Valley Fire District, Fire Station no. 3 and Training Center
2012 Chino Police Department Facility Development
2016 Chino Community Garden
Master Plan Projects for:
Ayala Park Expansion Master Plan
Downtown Civic Center Master Plan
Recreation and Open Space Master Plan
East Chino Specific Plan
AG Preserve Master Plan
Southern California Edison Easement Master Plan