Heads-Up for the June 22, 2015 Special Park Board Meeting

Heads-Up for the June 22, 2015 Special Park Board Meeting

4:00 P.M.  CLOSED SESSION  Discussion regarding Graco pending condemnation matter

The meeting will be held in the boardroom at Park Board headquarters, 2117 West River Road, just north of Broadway Pizza.  Visitors to Park Board meetings can find at the back of the meeting room the agenda book with all the printed materials for the meeting.  This meeting will not be televised, but it will be recorded.

Action Items to be Voted on

–Resolution Accepting a Trail Easement from Graco, Inc. for a Trail Along Property Owned by Graco, as Part of the East Bank Trail in Above the Falls Regional Park

–Resolution Granting a Deed Restriction on Parcel D of Scherer Bros Property to Exclude Residential Use, and Supporting Vacation of 10Th St. NE, West of Sibley Street

–Resolution Permitting General and Special Counsel to Dismiss Condemnation Action Regarding Graco Trail Easement Upon Receipt and Filing of Easement Acceptable to the Board

–Resolution Directing Superintendent to Requisition and Obtain Necessary Funds in the Amount of $622,300 for the Purchase of the Graco, Inc. Easement

The complete agenda, with staff reports, for the MPRB Board of Commissioners meeting on June 22, 2015 is at http://minneapolisparksmn.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx .  Board meeting agendas and related information are posted on this 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.

Arlene Fried
Co-founder of Park Watch