St. Louis River AOC USACE Remedial Action Plan Partnership Agreement

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,201,200
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Recipient Type
Federal Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
August 2013
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Assessment/Evaluation
Planning
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected
St. Louis
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,201,200
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,230,800
Number of full time equivalents funded
12
Project Overview
This Partnership Agreement is a 5-year effort that will provide the technical, planning and engineering assistance for implementation of the 2013 St. Louis River Area of Concern Remedial Action Plan. Through this agreement the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and MPCA will develop detailed work plans and construction design plans for numerous sites in the project AOC and assist with critical AOC-wide issues. • 21st Avenue West Restoration Site. Outcome will be preliminary to final engineering designs and costs ready for bid package development. • Knowlton Creek Site. Prepare preliminary to final engineering designs and costs ready for bid package development for stream restoration. • 40th Avenue West & Grassy Point Sites. Prepare preliminary to final engineering designs and costs ready for bid package development. • Chambers Grove Site. Prepare preliminary to final engineering designs and costs ready for bid package development. • Perch Lake Site. Prepare preliminary to final engineering designs and costs ready for bid package development. • Kingsbury Bay Site. Prepare preliminary to final engineering designs and costs ready for bid package development. • NHPA/SHPO Analysis. Conduct National Historic Preservation Act/SHPO review and analysis for all identified Remedial Action Plan sites within the SLRAOC. • Federal Partners. Provide funding to Federal Partners for required participation on site teams for two years. • Operational Capacity/Project Management. Assist with Interagency Coordination including but not limited to: Creation of a Project Management Plan (PMP); creation of an AOC-Wide Communication Plan. • Risk Assessment/Monitoring. The Corps will provide expert technical support for the review and assessment of risks that may result from placement of dredged material for habitat restoration and other BUI remedial projects.
Project Manager
First Name
Nelson
Last Name
French
Organization Name
MPCA
Street Address
525 Lake Avenue South, Suite 400
City
Duluth
State
MN
Zip Code
55802
Phone
218-302-6625
Email
nelson.french@state.mn.us