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.
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Developing the Pioneer Park Master Plan (PDF)
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 Lead: Bryce Shearen, Community Services Manager, City of Little Canada Parks & Recreation
Planning for a Future Fire Station in the City of Victoria (PDF)
Project Goal: Identify a location for a second fire station in anticipation of future community growth.
Partner: City of Victoria
Project Lead: Andrew Heger, Fire Chief, City of Victoria Fire Department
Identifying Best Management Practices to Improve Storm Water Reuse Irrigation Systems (PDF)
Project Goal: Understand 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 Lead: Tim Sundby, Water Resource Program Analyst, Carver County Planning and Water Management