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Ramsey County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$168,917
Fund Source

At Bald Eagle-Otter Lakes Regional Park, acquire 1.27 acre inholding at 1700 North County Line Rd.

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Carver County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$394,543
Fund Source

Acquire 1.28-acre Country Store parcel for Lake Waconia Regional Park

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Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,135
Fund Source

At Above the Falls Regional Park, acquire 3.57 acre inholding (Scherer Lumber Co. - year 1 of 2).

Recipient
Washington County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$436,697
Fund Source

Acquisition of 43-acre Appert parcel for Grey Cloud Island Regional Park

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Metropolitan Council/Barr Engineering Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$26,593
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$44,536
Fund Source

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Barr Engineering Company was contracted to assess the local water resources in the City of East Bethel area, where the city and Metropolitan Council are working closely to design a water reclamation and reuse facility intended to treat wastewater generated by future growth. This project evaluated plans for land use, water and sewers using a local groundwater flow model to identify potential risks to high-value water resources.

Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$680,000
Fund Source

Luce Line Regional Trail. Construct pedestrian/bicycle bridge over 4 lane county road in the City of Plymouth.

Recipient
Ramsey County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Fund Source

In cooperation with the City of St. Paul, update the joint Master Plan for Phalen-Keller Regional Park. The updated master plan will identify and prioritize future capital projects for the regional park that will enhance visitor services.

Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

French Regional Park to Fish Lake Regional Park. Complete 3 trail miles.

Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Fund Source

Contract with Minnesota Conservation Corps to complete native plantings, shoreline restoration, and invasive plant control. Additional crews will enhance resource preservation and restoration program, limiting invasive growth and protect vital resource areas.

Recipient
Dakota County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$279,000
Fund Source

North Urban Regional Trail, construct 1.1 miles through Dodge Nature Center.

Recipient
Anoka County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

Bunker Hills Regional Park. Construct an additional 25 electric/water hook-up campsites at Bunker Hills Regional Park.

Recipient
Anoka County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Fund Source

At Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve and Bunker Hills Regional Park Campgrounds construct a total of four camper cabins.

Recipient
Dakota County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$625,000
Fund Source

Mississippi River Regional Trail, construct 5.2 miles to connect Inver Grove Heights to the Pine Bend Scientific and Natural Area to lower Spring Lake Park Reserve.

Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,651,000
Fund Source

Theodore Wirth Regional Park, St. Anthony Parkway Regional Trail, Minnehaha Regional Park, construct loop trail around Wirth Lake, reconstruct wetland, parking, and update stormwater and buildings.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Environmental Financial Group Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,785
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,754
Fund Source

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Environmental Financial Group Inc. generated a matrix of water conservation programs with detailed information about the costs and benefits of the programs. Tools were also developed to allow users to calculate potential water savings, estimate program implementation costs, and test the effects of various water conservation programs and rate structures.

Recipient
St. Paul Parks & Recreation
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,137
Fund Source

Design, engineering and construction of pedestrian and vehicular circulation and parking. Includes grading, stormwater management and erosion control.

Recipient
Bloomington
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$195,000
Fund Source

Design and reconstruct approximately 12,300 lineal feet of bituminous trails in that portion of Hyland-Bush-Anderson Lakes Park Reserve managed by the City of Bloomington.

Recipient
Anoka County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$450,000
Fund Source

Rice Creek North Regional Trail. Design and construct approximately 4,200 lineal feet of the Rice Creek North Regional Trail from Hodgson Road to Baldwin City Park.

Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,037,000
Fund Source

Central Mississippi Riverfront Regional Park, redevelop Boom Island & BF Nelson picnic area, including playground replacement, bike and pedestrian trails, wading pool. Central Mississippi Riverfront Regional Park, develop master plan. Central Mississippi Riverfront Regional Park, construct playground. A?

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Washington County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$595,000
Fund Source

Lake Elmo Park Reserve. Build Winter Recreation Area including plan winter recreation area, develop recreation facilities to accommodate evening use; install lighting for ski trails and site; develop roads and parking lot; remodel barn for use as a trailhead. A?

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Barr Engineering Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,246
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,754
Fund Source

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Barr Engineering Company developed maps and supporting information to characterize the relationship between surface waters and groundwater, identifying surface waters most likely to be impacted by groundwater withdrawals in the region. This project also provided guidance on effective resource monitoring strategies and costs for each type of surface water feature.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Minnesota Geological Survey
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,226
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,138
Fund Source

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, the Minnesota Geological Survey collected information and conducted an assessment of the hydraulic properties and chemistry of selected aquifers in the metro area. This project greatly improves the accessibility of existing data, which were previously available only in scattered paper reports. A robust database of groundwater age, aquifer hydraulic conductivity and groundwater chemistry data was developed to make the information easily accessible to water resource managers.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$67,899
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$79,070
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,783
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$64,020
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$85,473
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70,469
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$179,573
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$160,004
Fund Source

In 2005, Metropolitan Council was directed to carry out regional water supply planning activities under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.1565. Working closely with the region's many water supply stakeholders and under the guidance of a metropolitan area water supply advisory committee, Metropolitan Council developed and adopted a metropolitan area master water supply plan (master plan) in 2010. The plan provides a framework for water supply planning and identifies actions needed to achieve the goal of ensuring sustainable water supplies across the region.

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Anoka County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,462
Fund Source

Install a fishing pier at Lake George Regional Park.

Recipient
Carver County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$205,000
Fund Source

Up to $205,000 to match $1,729,000 of a Federal Transportation Enhancement grant, Transportation Enhancement ARRA funds and Carver County Regional Rail Authority funds for land acquisition, trail design, trail and trailhead construction of 6.9 mile segment of the Dakota Rail Regional Trail. Any remaining funds used to partially finance the match to a $1 million Federal Transportation Enhancement grant to design and construct a trail in Lake Minnewashta Regional Park and a trail underpass of Trunk Highway 41 that links to a City of Chanhassen trail.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,290,000

The Twin Cities area is host to a nationally renowned system of regional parks that provides numerous outdoor recreational opportunities for the public while preserving green space for wildlife habitat. The Metropolitan Council is using this appropriation to partially finance the acquisition of approximately 195 acres to be added to existing metropolitan regional parks, with priority given to lands with shoreland, lands that provide important natural resource connections, and lands containing unique natural resources.

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Three Rivers Park District
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$665,000
Fund Source

Planning and design for the start of renovation of Eastman Nature Center in Elm Creek Park Reserve. A? Provide additional classroom space and exhibit areas as well needed functional rehabilitation. A? Rehabilitation will allow for additional school and educational programs. A? More children will have opportunities to be connected to nature and experience park programs.

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Suburban Hennepin
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$40,000
Fund Source

A grant to Hennepin County to plant trees along the Victory Memorial Parkway.

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Scott County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
Fund Source

Prepare Blakeley Bluffs Park Reserve Acquisition Master Plan. A? This project would identify the proposed boundary for a 2,000 acre park reserve. A? The project would be conducted in partnership with stakeholders including local landowners, the Ney Nature Center, MN DNR, and US Fish and Wildlife.

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Scott County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$140,000
Fund Source

Prepare a County-wide regional park system plan and prepare development master plans for Cedar Lake Farm and Doyle-Kennefick regional parks.

Recipient
Scott County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,000
Fund Source

Prepare and update the Scott County Regional Trail Master Plan and complete a master plan for the Spring Lake Regional Trail.

Recipient
Anoka County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$538
Fund Source

(Reallocated)

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St. Paul Parks & Recreation
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$238,862
Fund Source

Como Regional Park Renovate the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Fireplace at the park. Como Regional Park. Renovate the Kilmer Memorial Fireplace.

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Three Rivers Park District
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

Carver Park Reserve & Elm Creek Park Reserve. Replace floating boardwalks.

Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$420,000
Fund Source

Baker Park Reserve. Replace retaining wall.

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St. Paul Parks & Recreation
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,455,000
Fund Source

At Lilydale Regional Park, phased implementation of adopted master plan focused on priority site work modifications necessary for future road and picnic shelter: site clearing, earthwork including rubble relocation, cut, fill, grading, technical assistance investigating possible contaminate cleanup and landscape restoration necessary for future middle section (Pickerel Lake Area) road re-alignment and site prep for picnic shelter/restroom facility.

Recipient
Ramsey County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$954,000
Fund Source

At Bald Eagle-Otter Lakes Regional Park start construction of two-acre nature play area and one-acre children's garden (including garden house for multi-purpose programs) at Tamarack Nature Center. A? Play area development to include rock climbing area, cascading play stream, stumps and hollows play area, sledding hill, arbor gathering, seating area, fencing, pathways and landscaping. A?

Recipient
St. Paul Parks & Recreation
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,000
Fund Source

In cooperation with Ramsey County, update the joint Master Plan for Phalen-Keller Regional Park to respond to current facility conditions, demographics, regional recreation trends, and sustainable carrying capacity. A? Includes planning for Phalen and Round Lakes in St. Paul Park's jurisdiction and coordination with Ramsey County Park's plans for Keller and Spoon Lake Regional Park. A?See the Ramsey County Grant Project for the joint Master Plan