To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan on the importance of water in Dakota history in Minnesota.
To hire qualified consultants to conduct research for interpretive materials for a Dakota cultural and medicinal garden.
To create Minnesota-based educational 'trunk programs' for Scott County schools.
To microfilm issues of Scott County area newspapers, allowing for greater public access to this historic resource.
To conduct a marine archaeology anomaly assessment of several suburban lakes.
To conduct a marine archaeology survey of six suburban Minnesota lakes.
To provide professional development for staff and board members at the national Oral History Association conference in Minneapolis, October 4-8, 2017.
To hire qualified professionals to begin an inventory of a photograph collection held by Scott County Historical Society.
To hire a qualified consultant to develop a Historic Structure Report that will help preserve the St. Paul Public Library/James J. Hill Reference Library, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
To design, produce, and install interpretive signs for the Riley-Jacques Farmstead.