Park Board Community Advisory Committee

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s (MPRB) 17-member Upper Harbor Terminal Community Advisory Committee (CAC) will work with the MPRB on the next phase of Upper Harbor park planning, including coordinating with the City and developer on infrastructure and private developments that will interact with the future park areas on site. The UHT Park Concept Community Engagement Plan is posted for the UHT Park Concept and Phase 1 Improvements.

Meetings

The CAC will meet monthly from July 2019 into 2020, at MPRB Headquarters 2117 West River Road North, 55411 and are open to the public.

MPRB Community Advisory Committee Meeting #1                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wednesday July 31, 2019
5-6 pm: Optional dinner for people to meet each other
6-8 p.m: CAC meeting (dinner still available)
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Headquarters
2117 West River Road North, 55411

Meeting Materials

Agenda
Presentation: Intro to MRPB
Presentation: Intro to the Upper Harbor Terminal Site
Meeting Minutes

MPRB Community Advisory Committee Meeting #2                                                                                                                                                                                                              Thursday, August 15
5:30-6 pm: Optional dinner for people to meet each other
6-8 pm: CAC meeting (dinner still available)
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Headquarters
2117 West River Road North, 55411

This CAC meeting will expand on the mission and framework for the CAC and discuss project and design principles on how park and development can interact.  The public and families are invited to participate in both dinner and meeting.

Meeting Materials

Agenda
Presentation: CAC Charge, Procedures and Concept Plan Background
Meeting Minutes

MPRB Community Advisory Committee Meeting #3                                                                                                                                                                                                                Monday, September 23, 2019
5:30-6 pm: Optional dinner for people to meet each other
6-8 pm: CAC meeting (dinner still available)
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Headquarters
2117 West River Road North, 55411

This CAC meeting will map out the anticipated park planning process over the next year. CAC members will also evaluate how public land and private development impact each other based on potential layout changes.

Meeting Materials

Agenda

Presentation: CAC#3

Meeting Minutes: CAC#3

For questions, contact Kate Lamers, klamers@minneapolisparks.org, 612-230-6486

MPRB Community Advisory Committee Meeting #4
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
5:30-6 pm: Optional dinner for people to meet each other
6-8 pm: CAC meeting (dinner still available)
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Headquarters
2117 West River Road North, 55411

Meeting Materials

Agenda

Meeting Minutes: CAC #4

Presentation- 1- Community Engagement Summary

2015 to 2018 Park Comment Tabulation

MPRB Community Advisory Committee Meeting #5
Monday, November 18, 2019
5:30-6 pm: Optional dinner for people to meet each other
6-8 pm: CAC meeting (dinner still available)
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Headquarters
2117 West River Road North, 55411

Agenda

Presentation

Meeting Minutes: CAC #5

MPRB Open House
Saturday, December 7, 2019
11am to 3pm

-Fun activities for the whole family

-Have conversations about how the public park space will reflect the Northside

-Consider ways Upper Harbor Terminal can evolve over time

-Tour the site by bus (tours start at 11:45am & 1 pm)

-See what activation and use ideas that have been gathered since 2016

-Meet the potential partners and a park board naturalist

-Food served at 12:30pm

North Commons Park Recreation Center
1801 James Ave. N, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Open House Flyer

MPRB Community Advisory Committee Meeting #6- RESCHEDULED
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
5:30-6 pm: Optional dinner for people to meet each other
6-8 pm: CAC meeting (dinner still available)
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Headquarters
2117 West River Road North, 55411

The December 17th CAC meeting will focus on park programming, activities, partnerships, and how various ideas can support the Northside community members. Members of the public and families are invited to participate in both dinner and meeting.

Agenda

Minutes

Presentation

Presentation - Hand Out

Community Engagement Summary

MPRB Community Advisory Committee Meeting #7
Monday, January 13th, 2020
5:30-6 pm: Optional dinner for people to meet each other
6-8 pm: CAC meeting (dinner still available)
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Headquarters
2117 West River Road North, 55411

Agenda

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Materials: Space Use Inventory

Meeting Materials: Spaces at Upper Harbor Terminal

Meeting Materials: Activities

Meeting Materials: Structure Matrix

Meeting Materials: Existing Structures Info

Meeting Materials: Adaptive Reuse

Meeting Materials: Existing Site

Meeting Materials: Existing Site Context

Meeting Materials: Context

Meeting Materials: Stormwater

MPRB Community Advisory Committee Meeting #8
Thursday, February 13, 2020
5:30-6 pm: Optional dinner for people to meet each other
6-8 pm: CAC meeting (dinner still available)
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Headquarters
2117 West River Road North, 55411

Agenda

Meeting Materials: Northside Coded Comments

At the February CAC meeting Juxtaposition Arts (JXTA) will lead a discussion on key emerging storylines from the Northside and a spectrum of ways that public art can be embedded in the park. JXTA is leading a public master planning effort for the park project.  The public and families are invited to participate in both dinner and meeting.