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Community Advisory Committee Tour
Wednesday, July 19 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) of Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) assists the Board of Managers with organizational development, planning processes and program implementation. The CAC strengthens the connections between CRWD and District residents.
Community Advisory Committee meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7 P.M. unless otherwise noted or a special meeting is called.
A meeting agenda will be added at least 2 business days prior to the scheduled meeting.
NOTE: This meeting is the rescheduled date for the CAC tour.
The July 19 CAC meeting will be a tour of various projects. The bus will leave CRWD (595 Aldine St) at 5:30 PM. Please arrive by 5:15 PM so we can get everybody checked in and boarded on the tour bus. The bus will return to the office by approximately 9:00 PM. All times are approximate.
The Tour is rain or shine and will include walking on paved and unpaved trails, up and down hills, and on uneven terrain. Please wear good walking shoes. Tour stops #2 and #3 will have restrooms. Water will be provided.
If you would like to attend, please contact us at (651) 644-8888 to register. Or use our contact form (capitolregionwd.org/contact).
List of Tour Stops
1) Ramsey County 46/Cleveland Avenue Permit Site (35 Minutes)
Description: Visit the active permit and construction site of Ramsey County (CSAH) 46/Cleveland Avenue. Consists of the reconstruction of Cleveland Avenue from Como Avenue in Saint Paul to Larpenteur Avenue in Falcon Heights.
2) Como Lake Subwatershed Management (35 Minutes)
Description: See the west side of the Golf Course and hear about recent best management practices (BMPs), monitoring efforts, BMP Operation and Maintenance, and flood management all within Como Park.
3) Springboard for the Arts (35 Minutes)
Description: Springboard for the Arts proposes to capture and treat runoff from the 0.6-acre site with a stormwater treatment system that includes a rain garden, pervious pavement, enhanced lawn space with infiltration capability, and an exterior rainwater harvesting tank.
4) Allianz Field (35 Minutes)
Description: Completed in spring 2019, the soccer stadium uses reclaimed water from rooftop runoff to irrigate the three-quarter-acre park north of the stadium, site trees, and other green spaces. Upon full reconstruction of the entire site and connections to the comprehensive rainwater capture and reuse system, upwards of two million gallons of water per year can be conserved.