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Recipient
Metropolitan Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source
Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$111,369
Fund Source

Crow Hassan 36.8 acres

Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$852,750
Fund Source

1828 Marshall St NE

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Washington County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$271,781
Fund Source

17980 Margo Ave

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Scott County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$560,794
Fund Source

Blakeley Bluffs PR acquire 146 acres at 24236 Union Trail

Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
Fund Source

Mpls Chain of Lakes Regional Park bird sanctuary, trail stabilization, habitat restoration, accessibility improvements, and construction of new entrances. Includes landscaping, design and engineering, and project management.

Recipient
Dakota County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$489,000
Fund Source

Miss. River Regional Trail engineering and construction of the Mississippi River Regional Trail to connect South St. Paul to St. Paul.

Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550,000
Fund Source

Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail build a trail to connect Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail below Lyndale Avenue. Includes landscaping, site utilities, plus related survey and site investigations, design and engineering, and project management.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/USGS
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$252,970
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$247,604
Fund Source

A cooperative study was conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Metropolitan Council, and the Minnesota Department of Health to assess groundwater and surface-water interactions in lakes in the northeast Twin Cities Metropolitan Area (TCMA), including White Bear Lake. An important product of the study was the creation of a groundwater-flow model focused on the northeast TCMA. The groundwater flow model is available for future use to assess the effects of groundwater withdrawals on lake levels as well as to describe other groundwater and surface-water interactions.

Recipient
Scott County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$554,000
Fund Source

Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park. Construct Phase 1 improvements.

Recipient
Ramsey County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,000
Fund Source

Bald Eagle-Otter Lakes Regional Park build trail connection from Tamarack Nature Center to Otter Lake

Recipient
Ramsey County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
Fund Source

Battle Creek Regional Park establish wayfinding for cross-country ski trails at Battle Creek, Tamarack Nature Center and Grass-Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park.

Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,495,305
Fund Source

Design and construction of trail loops, river access areas, landscape and storm water management improvements at ATF RP. Project includes site furniture, landscaping, site utilities, survey and site investigations, design and engineering

Recipient
St. Paul Parks & Recreation
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$925,000
Fund Source

Mississippi River Regional Trail. MnDOT identified and supported Mississippi River Regional Trail connection from Harriet Island Regional Park in St. Paul to the Mississippi River Trail in Dakota County. Design, engineering and construction for a combine

Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
Fund Source

Bassett Creek Regional Trail. Design and construct the Bassett Creek Regional Trail.

Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Fund Source

Twin Lakes Regional Trail. Design and construct the Twin Lakes Regional Trail.

Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,880,000
Fund Source

Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail. Design and construct the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail.

Recipient
Ramsey County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$275,000
Fund Source

Grass Vadnais Lakes Regional Park, design and construct trail on east side of Vadnais Lakes, new bituminous trail and parallel turf trail; site and restoration improvements; improve storm water management; and site amenities.

Recipient
Ramsey County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$158,000
Fund Source

Design and construct an early learning center at Tamarack Nature Center, and pedestrian connections, landscape restoration, signage, and other site amenities at Bald Eagle Otter Lakes Regional Park.

Recipient
Washington County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$780,000
Fund Source

Design/build segment of Point Douglas Regional Trail (year 3 of 3)

Recipient
Dakota County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$194,000
Fund Source

Mississippi River Regional Trail, construct segments throughout Dakota County including costs of the Rosemount segment.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Short Elliott Hendrickson
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$145,003
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$193,803
Fund Source

The State Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Clean Water Fund appropriation identified the northeast metro as an area where potential solutions are needed to address emerging water supply issues. The Metropolitan Council, in conjunction with S.E.H. consultants, evaluated water supply approaches to serve the northeastern part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. A subregional study areas was selected based on the indication of potential problems with the long-term sustainability of current water supplies, as well as expressed interest by community stakeholders.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Barr Engineering Company
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,429
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$44,493
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,831
Fund Source

The State Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Clean Water Fund appropriation identified the northeast metro as an area where potential solutions are needed to address emerging water supply issues. Three projects are underway to identify the advantages and disadvantages of combining water supply systems, using new water supply sources such as treated water from Saint Paul Regional Water Services or raw water from the Mississippi or St. Croix rivers, and optimizing groundwater pumping to protect water levels in White Bear Lake and other lakes across the northeast metro.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/University of Minnesota/Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,130
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,870
Fund Source

The University of Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) identified opportunities for industrial water users in the North and East Metro Groundwater Management Area (N&E Metro GWMA) to reduce their water consumption as part of the Department of Natural Resources strategies under the GWMA plan. The source of water in this delineated region is almost exclusively groundwater. Several approaches were used for this effort in order to reach, inform, and interact with a broad range of industrial users.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/University of Minnesota/Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,650
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,700
Fund Source

The Metropolitan Council, in conjunction with the University of Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP), are exploring opportunities for water conservation by businesses in the eleven county metropolitan area. Opportunities for water conservation will be defined for three businesses through the dedicated resources of three MnTAP interns. The interns will analyze water conservation opportunities through full time work on site over the summers of 2014 and 2015.

Recipient
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000

Per M.S. 116P.09, up to 4% of the amount available for appropriation from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) for a biennium is available for expenses related to LCCMR administration. These expenses include the LCCMR's project selection and approval process and its ongoing oversight of projects funded by the ENRTF, including both new projects funded during the biennium and existing projects funded in previous bienniums. This appropriation is for the upgrade and modernization of a project records management system.

Recipient
Dakota County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$350,000
Fund Source

engineering and assistance with construction costs of a portion of the Regional Greenway through the MN Zoological Garden including a grade separated crossing of CASH 38

Recipient
Metropolitan Council
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000

The Twin Cities area is host to a nationally renowned system of regional parks and trails that provides numerous outdoor recreational opportunities for the public while preserving green space for wildlife habitat and other natural resource benefits. Currently the regional parks and trails system consists of 51 parks and park reserves containing more than 54,000 acres, more than 300 miles of interconnected trails, and has more than 46 million visits each year.

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Ramsey County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
Fund Source

Natural resource restoration throughout the County's regional parks and trails system using MN Conservation Corps (Year s of 2)

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Anoka County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$130,000
Fund Source

County-wide contract with MN Conservation Corps to do resource restoration work.

Recipient
Dakota County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Fund Source

County-wide, complete natural resource planning, restoration and management and other land cover improvements, throughout the park and greenway system.

Recipient
Washington County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$47,000
Fund Source

Hardwood Creek Regional Trail. Complete paving and other improvements to Hardwood Creek Regional Trail, which may include new trail sections toward Bald Eagle Regional Park.

Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$700,000
Fund Source

Mpls Chain of Lakes Regional Park build trail, shoreline, water access, picnic, sailboat facility, and concession improvements, including Planning and community engagement process. The construction portion includes site furniture, landscaping, site utility

Recipient
St. Paul Parks & Recreation
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Fund Source

Como Regional Park. Provide 600 plus hours of shuttle service at Como Park connecting people to various park amenities.

Recipient
Bloomington
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$292,000
Fund Source

Hyland Bush Anderson Lakes Park Reserve. Reconstruct parking.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/HDR
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,304
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$403,182
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$95,060
Fund Source

The Metropolitan Council, in conjunction with HDR Engineering, Inc. consultants, will evaluate a variety of approaches to develop sustainable water supplies across the metro area. Subregional study areas are being selected where multiple communities face potential problems with the long-term sustainability of current water supplies, and where community stakeholders have expressed interest in learning more about sustainable water supply options.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Barr Engineering Company
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$47,487
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,905
Fund Source

As the Metropolitan Council updated the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area Master Water Supply Plan, stakeholders asked the Council to consider the sustainable limits of the region’s water sources. The Council’s most important analytical tool is a regional groundwater flow model (Metro Model 3), which can be used to quantify the long-term regional impacts caused by hundreds of independent groundwater appropriations.

Recipient
Ramsey County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$380,000
Fund Source

Bald Eagle-Otter Lakes Regional Park preliminary design development plans for trail development to connect Tamarack Nature Center to the Otter Lake boat launch at Bald Eagle-Otter Lakes Regional Park.

Recipient
St. Paul Parks & Recreation
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,237,000
Fund Source

Lilydale-Harriet Island Regional Park. Continued phased implementation of approved Lilydale Regional Park Master Plan elements that may include such amenities as construction of approx. 3,000 lineal feet of roadway, trail, and related facilities. Lilydale