Contracting Opportunities

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Invasive Species Control Project Using Goat Grazing

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB or Board) is requesting proposals (RFP) for a pilot project using goat grazing as a management tool for invasive species control in two park locations. Common buckthorn is the primary target invasive species that we wish to control with this project. Honeysuckle, white mulberry and Siberian elm are other woody invasive species in the project areas. Garlic mustard is the primary herbaceous invasive species in both project areas. - Due March 31, 2017 at 3 pm

Design and Planning Projects

Lake Nokomis Shoreline Enhancements

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) seeks design services from a licensed landscape architect and/or civil engineer teamed with any other required professional consultants (“Design Team”) for shoreline improvements at Lake Nokomis. Shoreline enhancements will help create a functional continuum of shoreline zones to improve habitat for aquatic and upland animal species; remove invasive plants and; stabilize shoreline edges from erosion. - Due April 14, 2017 at 1 pm

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Construction Projects

Visit the City of Minneapolis Bids Page  to view construction drawings and specifications for Park Board construction projects that are open for bidding. Projects found online are only available for viewing. To print or download drawings, you must purchase plan sets from QuestCDN.

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Construction Permit

Apply for a construction permit [PDF] if your construction activities are on or adjacent to Park Board property.

Indoor Rentals

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Annual Patron Parking Permit

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