Heads-Up for the December 7, 2016 Park Board Meeting

5:15 P.M.   SPECIAL MEETING.  This meeting is the budget meeting and will be held at City Hall, 250 South 4th Street.  The meeting will convene in Room 241; it will not be televised.

5:45 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”

6:05 P.M.  CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PARK BOARD BUDGET — The Public Hearing will be in the Council Chamber, Room 317.  It will be televised

COMMITTEE BUSINESS — This will be back in Room 241 after the public hearing

Agenda items are:

–Setting the 2017 Tax Levy for the Park Museum Fund

–Adopting the 2017 Park Museum Budget

–Setting the 2017 Tax Levy for the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

–Adopting the 2017 Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Budget

The complete agenda, with staff reports, for the MPRB Board of Commissioners meeting on December 7, 2016 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.

Arlene Fried
Co-founder of Park Watch