What’s Ahead in 2016

Here are a few topics our community will focus on in 2016:

Parks

  • Potential study of Fred Richards Golf Course site for future use.
  • Study of potential trail linkage between SLP and Edina via Meadowbrook Lake through Todd Park
  • Weber Woods-potential of finalizing the purchase with SLP
  • Further work on Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail

Planning/Land Use

  • Work on 2018 Comprehensive Plan
  • Potential project at Titus Building site–66th and Xerxes
  • Redevelopment planning at York Ave County Library site (8 acres)
  • Redevelopment commencing at Pentagon Park
  • Minnesota flagship bank for Bank of America (69th & France)
  • Potential mixed use project at 49-1/2 Street and France (Walgreens)
  • Address density and height issues in select areas

Environment and Energy

  • Continued work on greenhouse gas reduction strategies for city and its residents
  • Airplane noise reduction efforts with MAC and FAA
  • Develop more effective storm water management strategies
  • Study water quality and water preservation issues

Infrastructure

  • Potential study of the Grandview Greenway (the Lid) over hwy 100 between Eden Avenue and Vernon Avenue bridges
  • Study system capacities for traffic, water, sewer, storm water in Southdale District