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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News > Update on Hall’s Island and other R1 legislation

The Hall’s Island bills (S.F. 1261 – Dziedzic/H.F. 1474 – Loeffler) didn’t get a hearing in the Minnesota Legislature by the March 14 deadline (see this post).
But Sen. Dziedzic and Rep. Loeffler introduced legislation this week that amends a 2010 Legacy appropriations bill to allow …

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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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Fact Sheet > Scherer Park-Hall’s Island Permitting

Position, Goals and Challenges
Schematic Design

As part of the RiverFirst Vision for the Mississippi River corridor, the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board is designing an exciting eight-acre riverfront park on the former Scherer Bros. lumberyard site in Northeast Minneapolis.

Along with …

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View & Comment > Give your input on Scherer Park-Hall’s island, and our other Priority Projects

We’re always interested in what you think.  Now – following the Design Team’s visit this week, and the ongoing Hall’s Island negotiation with permitting agencies –  is a particularly good time to comment on the progress of Priority Projects.
If you didn’t make last night’s …

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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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