NEWS > Finance Strategy initial findings

This slideshow previews the potential public-private funding strategies for RiverFirst. Included are demographic maps of the RiverFirst area, key themes for implementation, findings about perception and approach to implementation, and broad Priority Project funding projections.
Donjeck Inc. completed the Finance Strategy analysis and recommendations and …

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VIDEO > 3D animated Hall’s Island and riverfront park experience

This animated future “day in the park” helps you imagine the very special connection to the Mississippi River that Scherer and Hall’s Island will provide: Recreation and amenities together with new habitat, all with the city skyline in view.  Thank you, Tom Leader Studio!
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2013 Executive Summary > Where are we going, and how are we going to pay for it?

If you’re following RiverFirst design or looking forward to our forthcoming Finance Strategy, you’ll appreciate this Executive Summary presentation.
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board Commissioners heard, Wednesday, May 1, a summary of progress from the RiverFirst Design Team and the RiverFirst Initiative, who have completed …

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News Release > May 2, Minneapolis Parks shares next steps on six R1 Priority Projects

PUBLIC HAS TWO OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN ABOUT SCHERER PARK/HALL’S ISLAND, NEW RIVERFRONT TRAILS AND OTHER AMENITIES
Thursday, May 2, 2013
11 AM – 12:00 PM Community Open House
6 – 8:00 PM Public Meeting: Presentations begin at 6:10 PM
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
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Steering Committee > Jan 17, 2013 meeting minutes

RiverFirst Steering Committee
January 17, 2013
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Board Room
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome: John Erwin welcomed Committee members and visitors and called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.
Noted that this project is a tremendous public-private collaboration.  The …

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NEWS RELEASE > MPRB hosts community open house to review progress on RiverFirst Priority Projects

INPUT SOUGHT ON SCHERER PARK-HALL’S ISLAND, RIVERFRONT TRAILS, 26th AVE N & 22nd AVE NE GREENWAYS
Thursday, January 17, 6-8:00 PM (Presentations 6:30-7:15 PM)
Nicollet Island Pavilion
40 Power Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Map & Directions
Minneapolis, Minn. – The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, …

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Design > Hall’s Island restoration at Scherer Park in question

The RiverFirst Design Team’s most recent visit to Minneapolis included a lengthy and intensive discussion with staff at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – St. Paul District. The particular focus of their meeting was Hall’s Island, a …

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