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 HEARING–Kenwood Community Center Building Improvements
Some agenda items of interest:
–Approving the Concept Plan for Building Improvements at Kenwood Park Community Center
–Authorizing a Professional Services Agreement with Miller-Dunwiddie Architecture to Provide Final Design, Construction Documents and Construction Administration Services for the Minnehaha Park Refectory Improvement Project for a Fee Not to Exceed $95,500
–Approving a Five Year Amended Contract Extension with Prom Management Group, Inc. For Concession Services at Columbia Gold Club and Theodore Wirth Golf Course Effective January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2018.
–Requesting that the Minneapolis Board of Estimate and Taxation Incur indebtedness and Issue and Sell City of Minneapolis Net Debt Bonds in the Amount of $5,000,000 for a Portion of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s 2013 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and Declaring Intent to Reimburse Expenditures for the Projects in the CIP that Are Specified to be Funded with Bond Proceeds
–Requesting that the Minneapolis Board of Estimate and Taxation incur indebtedness and Issue the Sell City of Minneapolis Net Debt Bonds in the Amount of $2,500,000 for a Portion of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s 2014 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and Declaring Intent to Reimburse Expenditures for the Projects in the CIP that Are Specified to be Funded with Bond Proceeds
–Authorizing Final Payment to Fitol-Hintz Construction, Inc. Contract No. C-32084, for Playground Improvements at William Berry Park and Beard’s Plaisance Park in the Amount of $100
The complete agenda, with staff reports, for the MPRB Board of Commissioners meeting on February 19, 2014 is at http://minneapolisparksmn.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx
Board meeting agendas and related information are posted on the above web page two business days prior to meetings. Webcasts of MPRB regular board meetings are posted on the same web page two to five business days following each meeting and are available for viewing, along with webcasts for the previous two months.
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. They are normally in the agenda packet 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.
The Park Board’s website is www.minneapolisparks.org. The phone number is 612-230-6400.
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