Rebuild Upper Afton Play Area at Battle Creek Regional Park

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

Redevelop existing playground at Upper Afton area in BC RP

Project Details

Battle Creek & Indian Mounds Regional Park

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)

Measure and report the number of redevelopment acres, sq ft playground container redeveloped, sq ft of road developed, number/type of constructed trail and sidewalk miles, site amenities, turf restored, people who provided input.

Measurable Outcome(s)

775' of new trail, 18,115 sq. ft. of playground container redeveloped, 1.71 development acres, 7 accessible picnic tables and table slabs, 1 accessible grill and charcoal bin and concrete slab, 8 picnic tables on existing concrete slabs, 134 linear feet of new limestone seat walls, sand play and water log with one activator, interactive play stream with 3 activators, 1 nature play nest structure, 1 nature play stilt maze, 3 nature play tree logs, 1 swing set with accessible swing and 2 standard swings, 1 play tower for 5-12 year old age range, 1 toddler play structure 2-5 year old age range, 1 standard play twister, 2 zip lines, 1 standard rope, 1 accessible zip line, 35,000 sq. ft. turf and landscape restoration

Recipient Board Members
County Board
Project Manager
First Name
John Oyanagi
Street Address
2015 Van Dyke St
Zip Code
Administered By
Administered by

390 N. Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55101