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Past committee meeting minutes can be found on our website.
Join several members of the Energy Resilience Group in a bike ride to the Capitol for the 350.org Moving Planet action day. The ride will leave from the library after the Neighborhood Cleanup (at approximately 1pm) and will ride along Como Ave at a family-friendly pace to join the larger event at the Capitol in downtown St. Paul.
Moving Planet is a worldwide rally to demand solutions to the climate crisis. Come on bike, on skates, on a board, or just on foot.
The St. Anthony Park Garage Sale will be held Saturday, September 10 from 9-5. Maps will be available a little after 8AM near the outside doors in blue bins at Speedy Market, 2310 Como Avenue and Hampden Park Coop, 928 Raymond.
Sponsored by the St. Anthony Park Community Council, Como Community Council, Hamline Midway Coalition, Merriam Park District Council & the City of Falcon Heights.
- Saturday, September 24th, 2011 from 8AM to 1PM.
- North End of State Fairgrounds - Camel Lot - Enter from Larpenteur Avenue
If you can't make it on the 24th, you may attend other neighborhood cleanups. Find the list here. For our cleanup, you must be a St. Paul or Falcon Heights resident. If you don't have a green flyer, please bring proof of residency.
If you live by University Ave, you might be interested in a change to the sound level variance for construction after regular work hours (including overnight). Up to this point, after-hours and overnight construction had to be at least 200 feet from residential property. Met Council is requesting that be changed to 100 feet. If you would like to comment, the public hearing before the City Council will be held August 17, 5:30pm, 3rd floor City Hall Council Chambers. Or, you have until the 16th to send comments to: City of St. Paul, Department of Safety and Inspections, 375 Jackson St., Suite 220, St. Paul, MN 55101-1806. If you have questions, call Mark Kaisersatt at 651-266-1908 or email to Mark.Kaisersatt@ci.stpaul.mn.us.
The annual Neighborhood Cleanup is just around the corner, and we're looking for 30 enthusiastic volunteers to help with the event! Shifts are 7:30-11am and 10:30am-2pm; please indicate which shift you'd like as well as any preference as to the area of the cleanup you'd like to work in. Our volunteers are what make this event so successful, year after year, so sign up now to join the team.
Don't forget- volunteers get to bring a load to the Cleanup for free!
The Raymond Avenue Traffic Calming task force, along with a few community members, met to review comments from attendees at the community meeting on June 22 and settle on a revised plan to share and discuss at a final community meeting that will take place on Monday, August 8, 7:00 - 9:00pm at the South St. Anthony Rec Center (890 Cromwell)- note new date.
Residents and businesses that we believe will be affected by the project assessment to property owners should have received the attached flyer. If you believe you received the flyer in error, or should have received it but didn't (ie you're in the project area), please contact our office.
Particular items addressed at the task force meeting included:
Free Training in Turfgrass Maintenance Best Practices- September 27, 2011
September 27th, 2011
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Saint Anthony City Hall
3301 Silver Lake Road
Saint Anthony, MN 55418
The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) invites property managers, private maintenance companies, schools, and park departments to attend this workshop. Attendees have the opportunity to attain MPCA (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency) Level One Certification in Turfgrass Maintenance Best Practices. Certified individuals are listed on the MPCA website. Topics include: equipment calibration, selection and application of fertilizers and pesticides, mowing techniques, best practices for turfgrass management, and an introduction to the “Turfgrass Maintenance with Reduced Environmental Impacts Manual.”
The Public Works and Park and Rec departments in the City of St. Paul have collaborated to put together a detailed plan to increase stormwater infiltration in College Park. City staff will be present on the 12th at the SAP Library to share the project and respond to comments and questions about the project. Email Brian.Tourtelotte@ci.stpaul.mn.us with questions before the meeting.
Watershed Districts are special purpose local units of government with boundaries based on the natural hydrology of the watershed. The Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) was created to manage and protect part of the Mississippi River Basin, along with the wetlands, creeks and lakes that comprise the watershed and drain to the river. CRWD covers 40 square miles and includes portions of the cities of Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Maplewood, Roseville and St. Paul .