Metropolitan Regional Parks and Trails Capital Improvements $10,000,000
For the cost of improvements and betterments of a capital nature and acquisition by the council and local government units of regional recreational open-space lands in accordance with the council’s policy plan as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.147. This appropriation must not be used to purchase easements.
To improve and expand Metropolitan Regional Parks and Trails
2018 Identified Need
The Metropolitan Regional Park System is owned and operated by 10 implementing agencies across the 7-county metro area. This system hosts nearly 50 million visitors annually. This project, if funded, would be matched with $10 million in local bonds.
Project identified as priority by Metropolitan Council