“For the people who actually live in Minneapolis, we have much bigger priorities,” said Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board Commissioner Chris Meyer.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board manages 160 parks, 558 employees and a $111 million budget. It might be helpful if they could stand each other.
It was the proposed referendum that drove the deal, which had been negotiated out of the public eye over the last five months.
The Trust for Public Lands has named Minneapolis and St. Paul co-equals at the top of a list of America’s best parks.
In a complex deal, the land formerly know as “the Yard” will be “sold” by the city to the park board, which will, in turn, lease it back to the city.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is about to raise the stakes in its dispute with the Met Council over the alignment of Southwest Light Rail Transit in the Kenilworth corridor.
Water Works Park offers a new vision for the area; it would unearth some of the history buried beneath today’s parking lots.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board voted Wednesday to spend up to $500,000 to study a shallow tunnel option for the Kenilworth Cooridor.
A 2012 environmental review of the SWLRT alignment says that the impacts on parkland could be mitigated. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board isn’t so sure.
Minneapolis would become the first Minnesota city to ban e-cigarettes in its parks and park buildings.
“Beautiful Boulevards” would double the number of trees planted yearly by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board from the current 5,000 to 10,000.
The North Loop Neighborhood Association wants its own park, one that offers a lot more than grass and scenery.
There are plans for walking and biking paths – and a bridge that would cross the channel that links Brownie Lake to Cedar Lake.