On Monday, January 9 at Highwood Hills Elementary School, neighbors congregated for small group discussions about their visions for their neighborhood. About 80 - 100 people attended. The full coverage of the discussions are still being processed, but 4 major themes emerged:
After the small group discussions, participants had an opportunity to hear from Ramsey County about their work around the BTT site, from D1's UM intern about equity and access to parks, and from the City of Saint Paul about its Comprehensive Planning process.
There will be ANOTHER meeting on January 23, 6:30p at Battle Creek Rec where we will hear directly from Ramsey County Commissioner McDonough about Ramsey County's process to decide how to deal with the need to replace the current BTT facility. Another community workshop to further discuss a common vision for the neighborhood will happen in March.
If you want to hear the TRUTH about what is happening about this site, please contact our office to get on the email list for announcements, call our office with questions, or check back here. There are far too many misleading, inaccurate reports floating around the neighborhood about what is happening... Talk to US if you have questions - firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, 651-578-7600.
SouthEast Community Org Staff