2014 Fred Richards Re-Purpose Process

A recap of the Fred Richards re-purpose process in 2014 is outlined below.


  • April 22, 2014, Award consultant contract
  • June 2, 2014, Public Input Process Begins
  • Aug. 4, 2014 City Council Work Session
  • Aug. 11, 2014, Check in with Park Board
  • Oct. 6, 2014. Review and Recommendation by Park Board
  • Oct. 21, 2014, Review and Approval by City Council

The parameters of the proposed park design plan will be:

  • Compatible with the adjoining land uses;
  • Sensitive to environmental concerns of the site;
  • Connected, but not intrusive, to adjoining neighboring properties;
  • Coordinated with Three Rivers Park District and the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail; and,
  • Coordinated with the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District.

The approved park design plan will:

  • Be generally supported by the process participants;
  • Have the recommendation of the Park Board;
  • Be consistent with the Council’s park design parameters;
  • Serve as the basis for the preparation of a master plan to include construction plans and bidding documents;
  • Include an estimated development budget.


For more information, contact Parks & Recreation Director Ann Kattreh at akattreh@edinamn.gov or 952-826-0430.

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