Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission Meeting

Regular Meeting
September 2, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.


NOTICE: The Metropolitan Council Chair has determined it is not practical or prudent to conduct in-person meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, committee members will participate in this meeting via telephone or other electronic means and the meeting will be conducted under Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021 at the date and time stated above. We encourage you to monitor the meeting remotely. If you have comments, we encourage members of the public to email us at public.info@metc.state.mn.us. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.

Agenda

I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA (5 minutes)

III.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES (5 minutes)

August 5, 2021 Meeting of the Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission.
 

IV.

PUBLIC INVITATION (5 minutes)

Invitation to interested people to address the committee or Council – please pre-register for virtual meetings. Each speaker is limited to a three-minute presentation. To pre-register, email public.info@metc.state.mn.us in advance of the meeting.
 

V.

BUSINESS (45 minutes)

  1. 2021-229, Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail Master Plan, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, (Colin Kelly, 651-602-1361)
- PowerPoint
  2. 2021-221, Cleary Lake Regional Park Master Plan Amendment and Land Conversion, Three Rivers Park District (Colin Kelly, 651-602-1361)
- PowerPoint
  3. 2021-222, Mississippi River Regional Trail Master Plan Amendment and Land Conversion, and Riverfront Regional Park Master Plan Amendment, Anoka County, (Tracey Kinney, 651-602-1029)
- PowerPoint
  4. 2021-223 Big Marine Park Reserve Master Plan Amendment and Land Conversion, Washington County, (Tracey Kinney, 651-602-1029)
- PowerPoint

VI.

INFORMATION (15 minutes)

  1. Equity “Nudge” – Reflections on Recent Regional Parks Research: The Visitors Study, Youth and Parks, and more (Darcie Vandegrift, 651-602- 1669)

VII.

REPORTS (5 minutes)

  1. Chair
  2. Commissioners
  3. Staff
 
 

Committee information

Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission

Committee contact:
Sandi Dingle
Sandi.Dingle@metc.state.mn.us
651.602.1312