Tuesday, January 15, 2013
January 15 Lake Effect open house offers opportunity to explore, celebrate and participate.
The City of Wayzata has set out to create a community-embraced vision for one of the city’s most important and enduring assets—its relationship to Lake Minnetonka. After months of gathering input, the first phase in the community planning and engagement process will culminate with an open house and presentation of proposed community values on Jan. 15 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Community Room at Wayzata City Hall. Launched in September 2012 and led by the city-selected Saint Paul Riverfront Corporation, the 16-month process is broken down into three phases. Input in this first phase was gathered through a variety of activities such as special events, small group sessions, community-led committees, interviews, surveys and online forums…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Open house and luncheon scheduled for next week in Wayzata to update community on first phase of redevelopment plan.
Members of the community will have a pair of opportunities next week to take a glimpse at the possible future of Wayzata's lakefront. After several months of gathering community input, Wayzata's Lake Effect Planning Initiative will host an open house on Tuesday, Jan. 15, to present their findings and update the city council on progress. The open house begins at 4 p.m. in the Community Room of Wayzata City Hall, with a short presentation from 5:30:6 p.m. Additional information can be found by clicking here. Related posts: A luncheon will also take place next week in Wayzata to update community leaders and members of the business community on the Lake Effect Planning Initiative. City Manager Heidi Nelson and Patrick Seeb, project leader, …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Launch event on Sept. 11 to help develop a 10-year plan to revitalize Wayzata’s lakefront.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The City of Wayzata invites residents, business owners and lake lovers to help develop a community-embraced vision for one of the city’s most important and enduring assets—its relationship to Lake Minnetonka. The launch event, "Lake Effect: Inspiration from Around the World," will feature a special keynote presentation and facilitated conversation with attendees, who will have the chance to view inspirational lakefronts throughout the globe while helping to shape the future of their own lakefront. The free event is open to the public and will take place at the Wayzata Library Garden (south side of the library) from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11. “This exciting event builds on the momentum of the Lakefront Taskforce established by …
Friday, July 6, 2012
City council selects St. Paul firm to engage citizens and gather input on the potential of Lake Minnetonka shoreline development.
What do you want to see Wayzata’s lakefront look like? Would an amphitheater be a good fit? How about more municipal docks and improved access to Lake Minnetonka? Do you like the idea of a boardwalk or the renovation of historical buildings such as the old railroad depot? The city council wants to know, and on Tuesday selected a firm out of St. Paul to take the lead in gathering community input and drafting potential lakefront enhancement initiatives. This week’s selection of the St. Paul Riverfront Corporation to identify possible projects, calculate cost estimates and explore funding formulas represents the most recent development in a process that began several years ago. Councilmen Andrew Mullin and Tom Tanner have spearheaded the …