5:00 P.M. REGULAR BOARD MEETING. The meeting will be held in the boardroom at Park Board headquarters, 2117 West River Road, just north of Broadway Pizza.
5:30 P.M. OPEN TIME. Speakers can call 612-230-6400 before 3:00 p.m. the day of the meeting to sign up or they can sign up at the Board meeting prior to the start of “Open Time.”
6:30 P.M. PUBLIC HEARINGS.
–Accepting the Non-Appointed CAC Recommendations for Playground and Site Improvements at Waite Park
–Regarding the Draft Master Plan for Washburn Fair Oaks Park
The following topics are some of the agenda highlights:
–Requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation Set the Maximum Certified Tax Levy for the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for the Year 2014
–Approving the Proposed Master Plan for Washburn Fair Oaks Park and Directing Staff to Prepare a Memorandum of Understanding with the US-China People’s Friendship Association’s Minnesota Chapter to Raise Funds for a Northern China Theme Garden in the Park
–Approving Amendments to the 2014 Regional Park Capital Funding Allocations
–Capital Improvement Program Development Part 2
The complete agenda, with staff reports, for the MPRB Board of Commissioners’ meeting on Wednesday August 21, 2013 is at http://minneapolisparksmn.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx
Also of interest and now available to the commissioners and the public are the monthly reports that Superintendent Miller has initiated for construction permits and for Planning Department projects. The availability of these reports is one of the important changes instituted by Superintendent Miller. Look for the links to these reports under Petitions and Communications in the agenda for the first Regular Meeting of the month.
View Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board meetings live from 5-9 p.m. on the Minneapolis Government Meeting Channel 79 on Comcast Cable. You may also view live meetings online on the Channel 79 webpage: http://www.minneapolismn.gov/tv/79
Regular meetings are typically re-telecast on Channel 79 on Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. and on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 5 p.m. Telecast schedules are subject to change.
Webcasts of MPRB regular board meetings are posted on the MPRB website two to five business days following each meeting and are available for viewing, along with webcasts for the recent two months, at http://www.minneapolisparks.org.
Board meeting agendas and related information are posted on http://www.minneapolisparks.org two business days prior to meetings.
The Park Board’s website is http://www.minneapolisparks.org. The phone number is 612-230-6400.
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