SPECIAL MEETING OF THE
METROPOLITAN PARKS AND OPEN SPACE COMMISSION
Thursday | July 9, 2020
4:00 PM

NOTICE:  Governor Walz has declared a peacetime emergency (Emergency Executive Order 20-01) in response to COVID-19 and the Metropolitan Council Chair has determined it is not practical or prudent to conduct an in-person Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission meeting for reasons stated in the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order. Accordingly, Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission members will participate in this meeting by electronic means and the Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission meeting will be conducted under Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021 at the location, date, and time stated above. Members of the public may monitor this meeting by using this call-in number (855) 282-6630 and Access Code 1466168924. Password: PjQRCqjC662 (75772752 from Phone)
If you have comments about a matter on the agenda, please submit via email to public.info@metc.state.mn.us

AGENDA

I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA (5 minutes)

III.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES (5 minutes)

June 11 and June 18, 2020 Special Meetings of the Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission

IV.

PUBLIC INVITATION (5 minutes)

Invitation to interested persons to address the Commission on matters not on the agenda.
If you are interested in addressing the Commission at this meeting, please send an email to Chair Yarusso by 5 PM on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Chair Yarusso’s email address is: mposc@tonyyarusso.org. He will read the comments during the Commission Meeting. Comments should not exceed 250 words.

V.

BUSINESS (50 minutes)

  1. 2020-186, Crow-Hassan Park Reserve Master Plan Amendment, Three Rivers Park District (Colin Kelly, 651-602-1361) 15 minutes
PowerPoint
  2. 2020-187, Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund Grant for Crow-Hassan Park Reserve (Berning), Three Rivers Park District (Jessica Lee, 651-602-1621) 10 minutes
PowerPoint
  3. 2020-188, Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund Grant for Grey Cloud Island Regional Park (Kulvich), Washington County (Jessica Lee, 651-602-1621) 10 minutes
PowerPoint
  4. 2020-189, Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund Grant for Bald Eagle-Otter Lake Regional Park (Spencer), Ramsey County (Jessica Lee, 651-602-1621) 10 minutes
PowerPoint
  5. 2020-170, Annual Metropolitan Regional Parks System Operation and Maintenance Allocation (Abdiwahab Ali 651-602-1823) 5 minutes
PowerPoint

VI.

INFORMATION (10 minutes)

  1. 2019 Regional Park System Annual Use Estimate (Darcie Vandegrift, 651-602-1669) [presentation]

VII.

REPORTS (5 minutes)

A.    Chair
B.    Commissioners
C.   Staff