Minnesota's Legacy

Construct fishing nodes

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Parks & Trails Fund
Ramsey County
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2018
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2015, Chp. 2, Art. 3, Sec. 4 (SFY 2016) 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.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Number of: SQFT of streambank restored; new trail miles constructed; SQFT of fishing nodes developed; signs installed; site amenities added; SQFT of turf restored.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Project completed, all site components and fishing nodes constructed.

Recipient Board Members
County Board
Project Overview

Design and construct fishing nodes along Sucker Lake Channel, improve pedestrian connections, landscape restoration, and signage. Legacy funds will leverage non-state funds provided by the Vadnais Lake Area WMO for fishing node development and landscape restoration. Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park had 746,300 visits in 2013.

Project Details

Vadnais-Snail Lake Regional Park

Project Manager
First Name
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Street Address
2015 Van Dyke St
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