06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN , 55443
The City of Brooklyn Park will be deciding on new zoning along the light rail in June.
6:00 p.m., pizza buffet and social
6:30 p.m., program
Our speakers this month will explain the kinds development that can occur along the light rail, especially in the vicinity of the stations. The City Council's zoning decisions will affect what can be developed along the light rail in coming years. The zoning will depend on what kind of development residents would like to see along the light rail so following their presentations, our speakers will lead a discussion to get your ideas.
Michael Lamb is the urban design and planning leader in the Minneapolis office of LHB, a multi-disciplinary engineering, architecture, and planning firm known for its design leadership. Michael has over 30 years of experience in the design and planning of cities, neighborhoods, and districts. He holds a Master of Architecture degree in Urban Design from the University of Colorado Denver, and is credentialed by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
Dan Edgerton, senior associate, leads the planning team at Zan Associates, a Minneapolis certified woman-owned company. An urban and regional planner with over nine years of transportation planning experience, Dan specializes in stakeholder outreach and engagement, multimodal transportation planning, and environmental analysis. He balances the values of the community with regulatory and technical constraints.
Teshite Wako is the Finance Director for the Neighborhood Development Center (NDC), whose mission is to build neighborhood economies from within. He will explain how NDC's entrepreneurship training, loans, incubation in ethnic marketplaces, and business development services could help businesses get started, grow, and create jobs along the Bottineau Corridor.
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