Enhancing ADA Accessibility

Quick Facts

Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Status: 
In Progress
Counties Affected 
Statewide
Increase access for individuals with disabilities to outdoor recreation facilities that are managed by the Division of Parks and Trails.

About the Issue

The Division is attempting to provide a high level of accessibility to all outdoor recreation facilities that are managed by parks and trails with a goal to make as many facilities as possible fully accessible.
Status: 
In Progress

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
2013
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 6, Art. 3, Sec. 3(a) (3)
Appropriation Language 
Sec. 3. Department of Natural Resources (a)$14,262,000 the first year and $14,603,000 the second year are for state parks, recreation areas, and trails to: (1)Connect people to the outdoors; (2)Acquire land and create opportunities; (3)Maintain existing holdings; and (4)Improve cooperation by coordinating with partners to implement the 25-year long-range parks and trails legacy plan
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$350,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 
The Parks and Trails Division set a goal to complete 4 projects to enhance accessibility at its state parks in FY13.
Measurable Outcome(s) 
The Parks and Trails Division was able to meet its goal to set a goal to complete 4 projects by enhancing accessibility at two state trails and accessibility to two sanitation facility in state parks in FY13.
Fiscal Year(s): 
2012
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 6, Art. 3, Sec. 3(a) (3)
Appropriation Language 
Sec. 3. Department of Natural Resources (a)$14,262,000 the first year and $14,603,000 the second year are for state parks, recreation areas, and trails to: (1)Connect people to the outdoors; (2)Acquire land and create opportunities; (3)Maintain existing holdings; and (4)Improve cooperation by coordinating with partners to implement the 25-year long-range parks and trails legacy plan
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$400,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 
The Parks and Trails Division set a goal to complete 4 projects to enhance accessibility at its state parks in FY12.
Measurable Outcome(s) 
The Parks and Trails Division was able to meet its goal to set a goal to complete 4 projects to enhance accessibility at sanitation buildings and campsites in FY12.
Fiscal Year(s): 
2011
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2009, Chp. 172, Art. 3, Sec. 2 (3)
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$760,240
Fiscal Year(s): 
2010
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2009, Chp. 172, Art. 3, Sec. 2 (3)
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$501,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 
Improve access to 32 Parks and Trails facilities for individuals with disabilities
Measurable Outcome(s) 
Completed 44 accessibility improvements within 30 State Parks and Trails locations.

Project Manager

Deb
Boyd
MNDNR Division of Parks and Trails
500 Lafayette Rd
St Paul
55155
651-259-5595