Como Regional Park Advisory Committee

About Como Regional Park Advisory Committee

Role

The CRPAC will serve in an advisory capacity as part of the Parks and Recreation Commission structure.

Charge

The CRPAC will be instrumental in ensuring the success of activities in Como Regional Park. The committee will facilitate community input regarding issues affecting the park, and forward recommendations regarding the park to the Parks and Recreation Commission for consideration.

Goals

  • To review short and mid-term improvement options outlined in the Como Transportation Plan and make recommendations to the Parks and Recreation Commission for implementation that will provide solutions and improve traffic impact in and around the park.

  • To develop neighborhood communication strategies related to park development and operations.

  • To discuss plans for a system of signage and way finding in Como Regional Park and make recommendations to the Parks and Recreation Commission.

Commitment

Interested persons are invited to participate. Committee status will be revisited as part of the annual Parks and Recreation Commission Work Plan.

  • Committee members will be expected to be available for approximately 2 hours quarterly for meetings.
  • Committee meetings will be scheduled for the second Tuesday of January, April, June, and September.
  • The meetings will be held at the Como Streetcar Station (Horton & Lexington Pkwy.) from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.
  • Membership status will be re-evaluated at 2 year intervals.

Committee Members (January, 2014)

Glenn Baron Lancer
Triesta Brown District 6 Representative
Tom Dapper At-large Committee Member, Como Area Resident
Nick Eoloff At-large Committee Member, Minneapolis Resident
Lynn Gallandat Director, Saint Paul Community Education
Pete Bolstad District 10 Representative
Kimberly Johnson Hamline-Midway Coalition/District 11
Bill Dermody City of Saint Paul - Planning and Economic Development
Mark Ross At-large Committee Member, Como Area Resident
Elizabeth Stiffler City of Saint Paul - Public Works - Traffic Division
Dan Marckel Parks and Recreation Commission Member/Co-Chair
Kathy Korum Deputy Director, Parks and Recreation/Co-Chair

Meeting Minutes