2020–2021 Community Partners

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Below are some of the projects underway during the 2020–2021 academic year with our current partner communities: the City of Little Canada, the City of Victoria, and Carver County. 

Do you have a project idea to build community resilience that could benefit from research or technical assistance? It's not too late to apply for an RCP Partnership!


Developing the Pioneer Park Master Plan (PDF iconPDF

Project Goal: Engage a broad and diverse range of city residents to guide design, infrastructure, programming, and facilities for Pioneer Park. 
Partner: City of Little Canada
Project LeadBryce Shearen, Community Services Manager, City of Little Canada Parks & Recreation


Planning for a Future Fire Station in the City of Victoria (PDF iconPDF)

Project Goal: Identify a location for a second fire station in anticipation of future community growth. 
Partner: City of Victoria 
Project LeadAndrew Heger, Fire Chief, City of Victoria Fire Department


Identifying Best Management Practices to Improve Storm Water Reuse Irrigation Systems (PDF iconPDF)

Project GoalUnderstand the infiltration capacity and irrigation rates for different types of vegetation to encourage a shift from turf grass to more sustainable native plants.
Partner: Carver County Water Management Organization
Project LeadTim Sundby, Water Resource Program Analyst, Carver County Planning and Water Management

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