Channel restoration, fishing improvements & picnic area at Vadnais-Snail Lake Regional Park (year 1 of 2)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$160,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$165,869
Fund Source
Parks & Trails Fund
Recipient
Ramsey County
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2020
Counties Affected
Ramsey
Ramsey
Project Overview

Supplement existing Design/Engineering services to complete site improvement plans for fishing nodes, trails, landscape, site amenities and signage. Construction activities will include demolition, grading, stormwater management, utilities, construction, landscaping, installation of signs and site amenities. Legacy funds will leverage non-state funds provided by Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization and Saint Paul Regional Watershed.

Project Details

Vadnais-Snail Lake Regional Park

Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2017, Chp. 91, Art. 3, Sec. 4 (SFY 2018) PTLF
Appropriation Language

Sec. 4. METROPOLITAN COUNCIL$16,584,000$18,891,000
(a) $16,584,000 the first year and $18,891,000 the second year are for distribution according to Minnesota Statutes, section 85.53, subdivision 3.
(b) Money appropriated under this section and distributed to implementing agencies must be used only to fund the list of projects approved by the elected representatives of each of the metropolitan parks implementing agencies. Projects funded by the money appropriated under this section must be substantially consistent with the project descriptions and dollar amounts approved by each elected body. Any funds remaining after completion of the listed projects may be spent by the implementing agencies on projects to support parks and trails.
(c) Grant agreements entered into by the Metropolitan Council and recipients of money appropriated under this section must ensure that the funds are used to supplement and not substitute for traditional sources of funding.
(d) The implementing agencies receiving appropriations under this section shall give consideration to contracting with Conservation Corps Minnesota for restoration, maintenance, and other activities.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$160,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Measure and report the number of new trail miles constructed, sq ft of fishing nodes developed, number of signs installed, amenities added and sq ft of turf restored.

Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Installation of 3 fishing nodes
2. Restoration of 46,500 sq. ft. of turn
3. 480 linear ft. of shoreline plantings
4. 1,000 linear ft. of bituminous trail
5. 1,200 linear ft. of aggregate trail
6. 4 benches
7. 3 picnic talbes
8. Wayfinding

Recipient Board Members
County Board
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2015, Chp. 2, Art. 3, Sec. 4 (SFY 2017) PTLF
Appropriation Language

Sec. 4. METROPOLITAN COUNCIL$17,237,000$18,067,000
(a) $17,237,000 the first year and $18,067,000 the second year are for distribution according to Minnesota Statutes, section 85.53, subdivision 3.
(b) Money appropriated under this section and distributed to implementing agencies must be used to fund the list of recommended projects in the report submitted pursuant to Laws 2013, chapter 137, article 3, section 4, paragraph (o). Projects funded by the money appropriated under this section must be substantially consistent with the project descriptions and dollar amounts in the report. Any funds remaining after completion of the listed projects may be spent by the implementing agencies on projects to support parks and trails.
(c) Grant agreements entered into by the Metropolitan Council and recipients of money appropriated under this section must ensure that the funds are used to supplement and not substitute for traditional sources of funding.
(d) The implementing agencies receiving appropriations under this section shall give consideration to contracting with Conservation Corps Minnesota for restoration, maintenance, and other activities.

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$165,869
Other Funds Leveraged
$95,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Measure and report amount of parking built, road deeveloped, new trails and sidewalk built, stormwater management facilities developed, site amenities and signs added, and landscape restored.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Reported upon completion

Source of Additional Funds

Vadnais Lake Area WMO & Sg Paul Regional Watershed

Recipient Board Members
County Board
Project Manager
First Name
John Oyanagi
Street Address
2015 Van Dyke St
City
Maplewood
State
MN
Zip Code
55109
Phone
651-363-3777
Email
jon.oyanagi@co.ramsey.mn.us
Administered By
Administered by
Location

390 N. Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone
651-602-1000