Hiawatha Golf Club
4553 Longfellow Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
February 2017, Stormwater, Surface Water, and Groundwater Analysis Summary [PDF]
June 2017, Water Management Alternatives [PDF]
July 2017, Executive Summary, Hiawatha Golf Course Assessment Report [PDF]
July 2017, Impact Assessment [PDF]
July 2017, Benefits and Costs Comparative Screening [PDF]
July 2017, ISI Envision Sustainability Framework Comparative Screening [PDF]
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Current Phase: Planning
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June 21, 2017 public meeting comments and questions session - Responses [PDF]
A public hearing is scheduled Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 6:30 pm in the Board Room at Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) headquarters, 2117 West River Road North.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, along with the City of Minneapolis and the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District, hosted a meeting to provide a project update and to gather public input on the Hiawatha Golf Course property.
July 3, 2017 - Survey 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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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
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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).