Improve parking, buildings and other features at the Lake Elmo Swim Pond (year 2 of 2)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Parks & Trails Fund
Washington County
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2019
Counties Affected
Project Overview

Improve parking, buildings and other features at the Lake Elmo Swim Pond to better meet ADA standards and improve other park visitor needs. The swim pond area was originally developed in 1986. The park had 464,200 visits in 2013.

Project Details

Lake Elmo Park Reserve

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
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Number and types of accessible features added to the swim pond area; Number and types of improvements made to buildings and facilities.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Project completed and 1/3 mile of ADA compliant sidewalk added, four ADA accessible picnic tables, one ADA accessible floating chair for swim pond access, and four pedestrian ramps.

Recipient Board Members
City Council
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Street Address
14949 62nd St N
Zip Code
Administered By
Administered by

390 N. Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55101