Little Canada was so eager to rebuild Ramsey County-owned Centerville Road this year that the city was ready to cover the bill for the county until 2017, though as summer wanes, the project will have to wait until next year.
Twin Lakes Parkway at its current terminus, behind Wal-Mart at Prior Avenue. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
Midway through the Twin Lakes Parkway open house at Roseville City Hall on July 30, more than a dozen residents and people who work in the Twin Lakes area had stopped through to learn about the project and voice their opinions as the project moves
Families gathered at the Community Park in Falcon Heights to eat ice cream and listen to tunes on July 23 during the annual Falcon Heights Ice Cream Social. Games and a bunch of other fun activities were part of the event. (photos by Linda E.
Beyond the apartments that would have been at 2785 Fairview Ave., marked with the star, plans for hotels and retail off Cleveland Avenue as well as the reconstruction of the Interstate 35W and Cleveland Avenue interchange are underway in the Twin Lakes Area. (courtesy of the City of Roseville)
Council balks at city subsidy for development
Nearly two years to the day since a large apartment project was first floated for the Twin Lakes area in Roseville, the city council closed the door on the development by voting against subsidies for the project.
The council voted 3-2 at its July 20 meeting against furthering discussions with developer Sherman Associates over roughly $2.5 million in tax-increment financing for the project, which was slated to be built at 2785 Fairview Ave., near Terrace Drive in the northwest section of the city.
The Council of the City of Little Canada is seeking applicants to fill one vacancy on the Little Canada Parks and Recreation Commission. The term of office is for approximately 16 months through December 31, 2016.