Public Notices & Newsletters

Public Notices & Events

Listed below are notices for public meetings that may impact the future of Lebanon Hills and management of natural resources in urban areas.  Also find upcoming events that will provide critical help to natural areas and help us build a community of stewards.

Action Notice:  Now through July 1 — Public Review Period for Central Greenway Connectivity Study

In July 2015, the County Board authorized a study to determine greenway bike trail routes around Lebanon Hills instead of through the park.  This study is now complete and the draft plan is available for public review.  Learn more…

On or before July 1:

Submit Comments to:  john.mertens@co.dakota.mn.us  

Copy the Dakota County Board of Commissioners:  board@co.dakota.mn.us

KEEPING YOU INFORMED

Meaningful public engagement is essential to the decision making process for our valuable regional parks system.  We are working hard to monitor and keep you informed on issues at Dakota County, Metropolitan Council, and the Legislature that may impact the future of Lebanon Hills and other metro area natural spaces, and how you can take action.

Current & Past Newsletters

Spring 2017 Newsletter
  • Natural Resource Improvements at Lebanon Hills
  • Action Pending – Central Greenway Connectivity Study
  • Comprehensive Natural Resource Management Plan
  • Rusty Patched Bumblebees
Winter 2017 Newsletter
  • Connector Trail Status
  • Central Greenway Connectivity Study
  • Natural Resource News / Lebanon Hills Projects
  • A Legacy of Nature Campaign

Election 2016 Newsletter

  • What’s at Stake for Lebanon Hills
  • Candidate Questionnaire:  Parks and Natural Resources
  • Metropolitan Regional Parks System
  • Legacy Amendment — Parks and Trails

July 2016 Newsletter

  • Vote – Aug 9 Primary Election for Dakota County Commissioners
  • Natural Resource Events and Updates
  • Park Visitor Services Plan — The Future of Forever Wild?
  • Introducing “Critter Corner”

April 2016 Newsletter

  • Natural Resource Events in Lebanon Hills
  • Restoration Progress at Lebanon Hills
  • 2016 Lebanon Hills Development Funding Approved
  • 2016 State Funding Requests
  • Greenways (bike trails) and Lebanon HIlls
  • Natural Gas Pipeline
  • 2016 Elections

January 2016 Newsletter

  • Recap of adoption of Controversial Lebanon Hills Master Plan
  • Connector Trail Status
  • What’s Planned for 2016
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Proposal
  • Natural Resource Stewardship