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Minneapolis named #1 Park System for 5th Consecutive Year

Minneapolis repeats as Nation’s Best Park System on Trust for Public Land’s 2017 ParkScore® Index for more information see the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board press release.

May 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

3rd meeting June 21st on Sheridan Park Improvements

Sheridan Memorial Park north end play area and picnic shelter improvements meeting #3. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6-8 pm at East Side Neighborhood Services (ESNS) 1700 2nd ST NE. The preferred design for the layout, play features and picnic shelter will be presented. Last chance to suggest changes before the plan goes to the Park Board planning committee for a public hearing.

May 24th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , |

Service Area Master Planning to begin this summer for NE/SE

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is continuing to do master planning for all of the neighborhood parks in the 5 service areas of the city. South was completed in 2016, the Downtown plan is to be approved this summer, and the Northside plan is underway. The Northeast/Southeast (NE/SE) plan, now renamed the East of the River Neighborhood Park Master Plan will be starting this summer. You can now register with GovDelivery to get updates.  Go to the planning page and subscribe to email updates to receive notices or opportunities to weigh in on the plans for your neighborhood park. These park plans will be used for the capital improvements associated with both the 20 Year Neighborhood Park Planning process and for designating Park Dedication Fees collected from new housing and business development. For more information look here.

May 6th, 2017|Categories: Coming Soon, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , |