Project Location

Hiawatha Golf Club
4553 Longfellow Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Project Manager

Michael Schroeder
Phone:
 612-230-6467
Email: mschroeder@minneapolisparks.org

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Status

Current Phase: Planning
Construction: TBD

What's New

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Timeline

August 9, 2017 - Board of Commissioners approves reduced pumping for Hiawatha Golf Course

July 3, 2017Survey Released for Public Input

July 3, 2017 - Project Update Released

June 21, 2017 - Public Meeting, Phase Two Final Presentation and Questions 

May 18, 2017 - Public Meeting, Phase Two Update and Small Group Discussion on Concepts

April 20, 2017 - Public Meeting, Phase Two Update and Use Workshop

March 30, 2017 - Public Meeting, Phase Two Update

March 6, 2017 - Project Update Released

February 2, 2017 - Project Update Released

November 29, 2016 - Public Meeting, Groundwater Pumping Update - Phase One Conclusion

November 4, 2016 - Project Update Released

November 2, 2016 - Staff Update to MPRB Board of Commissioners

October 18, 2016 - Project Update Released

June 14, 2016 - Public Meeting, Groundwater Pumping Update

Spring 2016 - Back Nine Holes Open, Full Course is Open for Play

February 16, 2016 - Project Update Released

January 27, 2016 - Project Update Released

December 8, 2015 - Project Update Released

November 23, 2015 - Project Update Released

November 6, 2015 - Project Update Released

October 7, 2015 - MPRB Board of Commissioners Approve Contract with Barr Engineering – Phase One Start

October 1, 2015 - Project Update Released

September 23, 2015 - Project Update Released

September 15, 2015 - Project Update Released

September 15, 2015 - Public Meeting, Draft Concepts on Hold and Public Information Meeting Changed Focus to New Groundwater Data

September 11, 2015 - New Groundwater Data Received from City of Minneapolis Public Works Related to High Levels of Groundwater Pumping at Golf Course

August 25, 2015 - Announcement of Third Public Meeting to Reveal Draft Concepts

April 7, 2015 - Project Update Released

February 2, 2015 - Public Meeting, Restoration Improvements Workshop

January 13, 2015 - Public Meeting, Presentation of Preliminary Storm Damage Assessment and FEMA Reimbursement Potential

Fall 2014 - Front Nine Holes Open for Play

September 2014 - Preliminary Storm Damage Assessment Conducted

July 2014 - Federal Disaster Declared

July 2, 2014 - Floodwater Starts to Recede

June 19, 2014 - Golf Course Closes

June 2014 - 11.36 Inches of Rain Fall on Hiawatha Golf Course 

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Community Engagement

  • Survey #1, [PDF] Original Hiawatha Golf Course Survey Started January 27, 2015, Prior to Groundwater Pumping Data Knowledge 
  • Survey #2, [PDF] Survey Started September 18, 2015, After Discovery of New Groundwater Pumping Data 
  • Survey #3, active now through Sunday July 9, 2017 - Results Coming Soon 

Past Meetings

June 21, 2017 - Public Meeting Summary

May 18, 2017 - Hiawatha Golf Course Assessment/Groundwater Presentation [PDF]

April 20, 2017 - Public Meeting Summary

March 30, 2017 - General Public Groundwater Update Meeting #3 Summary

November 11, 2016 – General Public Groundwater Update Meeting #2 Summary

June 14, 2016 – General Public Groundwater Update Meeting #1 Summary

June 13, 2016 – Adjacent Neighbor Groundwater Update Meeting - Letter to Adjacent Neighbors [PDF]

September 15, 2015 - Community Meeting #3 Summary

February 2, 2015 - Community Meeting #2 Summary

January 13, 2015 - Community Meeting #1 Summary 

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Background

Spring 2014 record rainfalls and subsequent flooding damaged both the Hiawatha and Meadowbrook golf courses. As a result, both courses remained closed during the 2014 golf season (note: Hiawatha’s front nine was able to reopen for a short time).

Park History

Hiawatha Golf Club History [PDF]