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20211019_Mside P2 Appendix2Morningside Flood Infrastructure ProjectProvide your feedback for these concepts at: www.bettertogetheredina.org/morningside30% Concept Design - Weber Park, Weber Pond + Weber WoodsFeet0 20 40 80N8/11/2021Weber PondWeber Park12’ Utility VehicleAccess Path6’ Summer TrailNature Trails, UnpavedExisting Nature TrailOak SavannaRestorationBoardwalkBoardwalkExisting SidewalkAccess into ParkExisting TennisCourtsPreserved Oak KnollPavement reductionand improved accessibilityExisting WarmingHouseReconstructedSoftball FieldReconstructedSoftball FieldDrainage Swale FeatureExisting BasketballCourtExisting Playgroundand Oak TreesPreserved Tree GroveChildren’sPracticeInfi eldLimits of Winter SkatingHockeyRink withPermanentBoardsCentralGreenPark Structurefor Shade + SeatingGolden Years’ MontessoriAvail AcademyGRIMES AVENUE SW 42nd STREETFRANCE AVENUE SAccess into ParkAccess into ParkNature Play AreaNew Plantings whereGrading OccursNew Plantings whereGrading OccursNew Plantings whereGrading OccursDrainage Swale FeatureAdditional Tree Plantingfor ScreeningParking LotImprovementsParking LotImprovements6’ Summer TrailNature Trails, UnpavedPollinator PlantingActivity LawnActivity LawnSeating AreaSeating Area/OverlookBench/Seating332121Nature Paths and Walking LoopsMaintain Informal Dog Park Use Natural Resource/Habitat EnhancementFlood Resiliency and/or Water Quality ImprovementKey features requested during project engagement: Morningside Flood Infrastructure ProjectProvide your feedback for these concepts at: www.bettertogetheredina.org/morningsideProject Timeline and Lynn/Kipling Inundation AreaOriginal Analysis1961Morningside Storm Sewer StudyPart of the Larger System1963City of Minneapolis grants permission for village to connect to storm sewer systemMorningside Rejoins Edina 1966Village of Morningside votes to rejoin City of EdinaCreation of Flood Storage Areas1967Study of Morningside storm sewer system. Design includes pipes and creation of storage areas - Lynn/Kipling inundation area and Weber pond.Updated Analysis2006Weber Park Pond Feasibility StudyPlanning Ahead2016City of Edina purchases Weber Woods. Purchase agreement states: “Weber Woods shall be used solely for public park purposes, including open space, outdoor recreation, and dog park, and similar uses and facilities; stormwater management facilities; and public utilities.”Water Resources Management 2018Comprehensive Water Resources Management Plan developedResidents Infl uence Strategy 2019Citizen Task Force is engaged to inform Flood Risk Reduction StrategyCitywide Strategy is Approved2020Flood risk reduction strategy publishedNeighborhood Conversations2020-2021The City engages with the Morningside Neighborhood to develop an initial concept designDetailed Flood Risk Reduction Design Spring 2021City Council decision to move from concept to detailed design and construction planning. Refi ned fl ood risk reduction concepts developed.30% Design Public EngagementSummer 2021Public reviews 30% design conceptsComplete Flood Risk Reduction DesignFall 2021Staff complete 60% and 100% design and construction documentsPrepare for ConstructionWinter 2022City Council will consider authorizing constructionConstruction 2022-2023Street reconstruction and fl ood infrastructure improvementsNFeet0 10 20 30 401971 Aerial Photo1967 Aerial Photo8/11/2021Note: graphic represents public engagement during preliminary engineering between April 2020 and January 2021Preserved TreesLynn/Kipling Inundation AreaNew Tree PlantingsNew Tree PlantingsPreserved TreesNative Plantings for HabitatNative Plantings for HabitatNative Plantings for Habitat2021How Public Input Affected our DesignInclude as design goals;• No increase in risk to any individual property• Balance the risk and benefi t of the project• No private property will be proposed for acquisition• Avoid fl oodwallsInclude as design consideration;• Future climate change• Limit impact at Weber ParkTake advantage of opportunity;• Enhance natural areas where impacts occur• Consider park improvements where impacts occur• Remove or reduce potential for fl ood overfl ow into private property through minor changes in grade• Add inlets in low areas to fully utilize pipeDetailed conversations also led the design team to;• Consider backfl ow and overfl ow on Grimes Avenue• Improve system map and model accuracy in 41st street right-of-way• Consider overfl ow on Crocker Avenue20212021KIPLING AVENUE W 42nd STREETLYNN AVENUE****Engagement Activities in 2020 Morningside Flood Infrastructure ProjectProvide your feedback for these concepts at: www.bettertogetheredina.org/morningside30% Concept Design Proposed Features: Proposed Site Features and Vegetation Types8/11/2021Oak Savanna RestorationOak Savanna RestorationNative Plantings for Pollinator HabitatNative Habitat at ShorelineNative Habitat at ShorelineSimple Native PlantingMowed Edges at Native PlantingsBoardwalk MaterialsBoardwalk MaterialsNative Plantings for HabitatPark Structure for SeatingNature PlayNature PlayNature PlayPark Structure for SeatingPark Structure for SeatingImage from Slidesandsunshine.com - Lafayette Nature Discovery Park, ColoradoImage from FamilyFunTwinCities.com - Lake Owasso County Park, Shoreview, MNImage from WAX Design - Adelaide Zoo, AustrailiaImage from City of Edina - Fred Richards ParkImage from Forever RedwoodsImage from WickcraftImage from Wickcraft