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Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council/Barr Engineering Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$110,200
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Barr Engineering Company was contracted to assess the local water resources in the City of East Bethel area, where the city and Metropolitan Council are working closely to design a water reclamation and reuse facility intended to treat wastewater generated by future growth.

 Statewide
Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council/Environmental Financial Group Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$77,000
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Environmental Financial Group Inc. generated a matrix of water conservation programs with detailed information about the costs and benefits of the programs. Tools were also developed to allow users to calculate potential water savings, estimate program implementation costs, and test the effects of various water conservation programs and rate structures.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council/CDM Smith
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$36,434
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

CDM Smith created and implemented a series of workshops to educate public agencies on the benefits of stormwater reuse and how to use the Metropolitan Council Stormwater Reuse Guide (authored by CDM in 2011) to plan and prepare projects. Three workshops were designed and conducted, for Watershed Districts, Municipalities, and Metropolitan Council staff.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$141,418
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

Regional recharge modeling with the Twin Cities daily soil water balance (SWB) model has been a fundamental part of the Metropolitan Council’s groundwater flow modeling effort and supports the Metropolitan Area Master Water Supply Plan.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council/Barr Engineering Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$101,000
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Barr Engineering Company developed maps and supporting information to characterize the relationship between surface waters and groundwater, identifying surface waters most likely to be impacted by groundwater withdrawals in the region.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council/Minnesota Geological Survey
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$74,200
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, the Minnesota Geological Survey collected information and conducted an assessment of the hydraulic properties and chemistry of selected aquifers in the metro area. This project greatly improves the accessibility of existing data, which were previously available only in scattered paper reports.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council/Minnesota Geological Survey
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$80,000
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, the Minnesota Geological Survey evaluated the vulnerability of glacial aquifers in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. The project improved upon previous vulnerability assessments by incorporating a substantial amount of new aquifer property information and blending methods previously used by the Minnesota Departments of Health and Natural Resources.

 Statewide
Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council/CDM
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$103,000
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

Working with Metropolitan Council Environmental Services, Camp Dresser & McKee (CDM) evaluated the feasibility of using stormwater runoff for irrigation and other purposes that traditionally rely on potable water.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$251,858
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

State law charges the Metropolitan Council (Council) with developing and maintaining a base of technical information needed for sound water supply decisions (Minnesota Statutes 473.1565). The Council’s primary tool to provide this information is the Metro Model 2, a regional groundwater model capable of predicting the impacts of planned water demand on aquifers and connected lakes and streams.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$90,000
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The Metropolitan Council is conducting technical analyses and leading a stakeholder process to evaluate potential threats to the Seminary Fen, a calcareous wetland in southeastern Carver County. This rare and sensitive water feature, protected by Minnesota Statutes 103G.223, relies on the discharge of groundwater to sustain a unique and protected plant community.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council/Barr Engineering Company/City of Saint Paul
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$288,891
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The Metropolitan Council and City of Saint Paul are cooperating on a rainwater harvesting and reuse system in downtown Saint Paul. Rainwater from the northern half (2 acres) of the roof at the new Metro Transit Green Line Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) will be captured using a modified version of the existing OMF rainwater collection system.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council/HDR
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$478,041
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The Metropolitan Council, in conjunction with HDR Engineering, Inc. consultants, will evaluate a variety of approaches to develop sustainable water supplies across the metro area.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council/CDM Smith
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$185,591
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The Metropolitan Council, in conjunction with CDM Smith and HKGi consultants, are undertaking a reorganization and expansion of the water conservation tools on the water supply planning pages of the Council’s website. The revised Toolbox will be organized into an online, web-based guide format.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council/University of Minnesota - Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$143,124
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

Working with the Metropolitan Council, the University of Minnesota - Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) is investigating the opportunity for water conservation by private industrial water users across the Twin Cities metropolitan region. Private industrial water users are defined as industries that use private wells for their water supply.

Recipient: 
Rice Creek Watershed District and City of Hugo
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$497,100
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

Bald Eagle Lake is a popular recreational lake known for its fishery on the Metropolitan Council's Priority Lakes List. The lake is negatively impacted by excess nutrients and restoring its water quality is a local priority.

Recipient: 
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$1,037,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund

At Central Mississippi Riverfront Regional Park start Boom Island & BF Nelson picnic area redevelopment, including playground replacement, bike and pedestrian trails, and possibly new wading pool.  2010 activities will focus on construction of bike and pedestrian trails, parking and restroom facilities linking Boom Island and BF Nelson site (includes relocation of Pioneer Statue). 

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$1,125,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$1,125,000
Source: 
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund

Award subgrants to Regional Park Agencies under the Metropolitan Council’s Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund program to acquire about 210 acres for the Metropolitan Regional Park System.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$1,290,000
Source: 
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund

Award subgrants to regional park agencies under the Metropolitan Councils Park Acquisition Opportunity Fund program to acquire about 370 acres for the Metropolitan Regional Park System.

Recipient: 
Three Rivers Park District
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$905,315
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Kingswood Special Recreation Feature. Acquire 61.3 acres (Western Lakeshore Lot and Eastern Lot)
 Statewide
Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$12,800
Source: 
Clean Water Fund
The goal of this project is to assist in completing an assessment needed to support the development of a water data reporting portal and create a high level project plan for a portal suitable for the public and agency staff use.
Recipient: 
Anoka County Parks and Recreation
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$35,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
County-wide, hire volunteer resource coordinator.
Recipient: 
Dakota County
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$247,872
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Lebanon Hills Regional Park, acquire 4.49 acre parcel (Andrews).
Recipient: 
Three Rivers Park District
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$194,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Elm Creek Park Reserve. Design and construct campground.
Recipient: 
Three Rivers Park District
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$127,125
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Baker Park Reserve. Acquire one acre.
Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$500,000
Source: 
Clean Water Fund
Construct treatment plant improvements
Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$1,500,000
Source: 
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund

The Metropolitan Council will grant these funds to metropolitan regional park agencies, along with a required minimum 40% match of non-state funds, to acquire approximately 225 acres within approved regional park unit boundaries in the Metropolitan Regional Park System.

Recipient: 
Ramsey County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$30,929
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Phalen Keller Regional Park. Acquire 44,443 square foot MNDot parcel.
Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$500,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$500,000
Source: 
Clean Water Fund
Recipient: 
Anoka County Parks and Recreation
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$230,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, repair erosion, restore landscape, improve stormwater and site furnishings.
Recipient: 
Anoka County Parks and Recreation
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$125,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Lake George Regional Park, install new ADA compliant playground and surfacing.
Recipient: 
Anoka County Parks and Recreation
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$84,380
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Rice Creek West Regional Trail, acquire 1.3 acres.
Recipient: 
Anoka County Parks and Recreation
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$130,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
County-wide contract with MN Conservation Corps to do resource restoration work.
Recipient: 
Anoka County Parks and Recreation
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$40,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
County-wide, hire landscape architect or designer to work on parks and trails, amenities, and facility projects.
Recipient: 
Carver County
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$208,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Minnesota River Bluffs Regional Trail, fund trail and bridge construction.
Recipient: 
City of Bloominton
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$289,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Hyland Bush Anderson Lakes Park Reserve. Reconstruct parking.
Recipient: 
City of St. Paul
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$69,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
System-wide. Education coordinator to implement environmental ed programs.
Recipient: 
City of St. Paul
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$66,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
System-wide. Volunteer coordinator to recruit, coordinate, and lead Natural Resource Volunteers .
Recipient: 
Dakota County
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$125,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
County-wide, complete natural resource restoration and management.
Recipient: 
Dakota County
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$227,464
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Spring Lake Park Reserve, acquire 56.3 acre parcel (Reis).
Recipient: 
Dakota County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$200,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Mississippi River and Big Rivers Regional Trails, extend trail to St. Paul and connect to Lilydale Regional Trail and Mississippi River Regional Trail Rosemount Segment.
Recipient: 
Dakota County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$574,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Mississippi River Regional Trail, construct segments throughout Dakota County including costs of the Rosemount segment.
Recipient: 
Dakota County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$250,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
North Creek Regional Greenway Trail, construct segment through the Minnesota Zoological Garden, including a grade-separated crossing of CSAH 38.
Recipient: 
Dakota County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$150,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
County-wide, complete natural resource planning, restoration and management and other land cover improvements, throughout the park and greenway system.
Recipient: 
Dakota County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$162,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Rosemount and Vermillion Highlands Greenway Regional Trails, acquire 8.5 acre greenway corridor.
Recipient: 
Carver County
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$303,711
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Minnesota River Bluffs Extension. Acquire 1.56 miles.
Recipient: 
City of St. Paul
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$916,304
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund

Trout Brook Regional Trail. Acquire 2.5 acres.

Recipient: 
Scott County
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$269,022
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Blakely Bluffs Park Reserve. Acquire 84-acre parcel for park.
Recipient: 
Anoka County Parks and Recreation
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$200,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve. Develop day camp, picnic shelters, utilities, etc.
Recipient: 
Anoka County Parks and Recreation
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$88,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve. Install interactive computer kiosk to provide park activity information.
Recipient: 
Anoka County Parks and Recreation
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$108,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
County-wide. Hire Conservation Corps Minnesota to implement natural resource rehabilitation and facility development projects.