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By ARTiFactor on November 11, 2009
This trifold was endorsed by the People of the Como Community Council on Nov 19, 1996. It is formatted for printing on 8.5 X 11 paper. I will work on typing it as a text file. I hope this position from 13 years ago will not get lost. Clicking on the pictures will make them […]
By ARTiFactor on August 27, 2009
What is happening with the Como Pool project? Capital Improvement Bonds Funding for the Como Park Pool was not a priority within the 2009 Capital Improvement Bond (CIB) recommendations. The link below to a 3 page PDF shows the “Como Pool Replacement” falling just below the red cutoff line on page 2. http://mn-stpaul.civicplus.com/DocumentView.aspx?DID=9229 Budget Review […]
Posted in Como Park, Swimming Pool | Tagged aquatics, budget, budget-review-committee, cib, como, como-park, financing, kathy-lantry, margaret-kelly, pool, saint-paul, swimming-pool | Leave a response
By ARTiFactor on July 18, 2009
Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Commission approves Como Park pool design from Art Oglesby on Vimeo. Don Ganje presented the Como Park swimming pool design passed by the design task force to the Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Commission, July 15, 2009. They voted to pass the plan on to the mayor.
By ARTiFactor on July 9, 2009
Future fate of Como Park swimming pool is on Parks Commission agenda. The Como pool planning committee approved for final report preparation the refined schematic design that was presented Monday, April 20. A detailed report (140 pages) was released last week. You can download it by clicking this link (warning, this is a 17.4 MB […]
Posted in Como Park, Swimming Pool | Tagged Anthony-Kell-Architects, capital-improvement-budget, como, como-park, como-park-swimming-pool, como-pool-planning-committee, don-ganje, parks-and-recreation, regional-park, saint-paul, US-Aquatics | 4 Responses
By ARTiFactor on June 19, 2009
Will ash trees follow the fate of elm trees? About 30 years ago my neighbor’s kid won a college scholarship for his sketch of the dead elm trees in front of my house marked with big red X’s. Now I fear for the the giant ash trees across the street in Como Park. Apparently the […]
Posted in Como Park, Conservatory, Environment | Tagged agriculture, ash, ash-trees, DNR, EAB, emerald-ash-borer, features, forestry, management, MDA, minnesota, minnesota-department-of-agriculture, mn, pest-management, ramsey, saint-paul, trees | Leave a response
By ARTiFactor on April 23, 2009
The Como Pool design task force voted to approve for final report preparation the refined schematic design that was presented Monday, April 20. Overall site relationships Project manager, Don Ganje, first discussed the overall site, the proposed street realignments, access, parking, trails, facility location with relation to Como Woodland, etc. Click on the thumbnail photos […]
Posted in Como Park, Swimming Pool | Tagged Anthony-Kell-Architects, como, como-park, como-park-swimming-pool, como-pool-planning-committee, don-ganje, features, parks-and-recreation, regional-park, saint-paul, US-Aquatics | 5 Responses
By ARTiFactor on April 4, 2009
Mike Hahm talks about the upcoming Como Park shuttle service and promotes attending the June 4 meeting (7 – 8:30, Street Car Museum) to discuss traffic, parking, and strategies to make the new shuttle service a success.
Posted in Bonsai, Como Park, Conservatory, Meetings, Shuttle bus | Tagged bus, community, como-park, council, district-10, Mike-Hahm, minnesota, mn, parking, saint-paul, Shuttle bus, traffic | Leave a response
By ARTiFactor on April 2, 2009
Como Park Master Plan Don Ganje explained the Como Park Master Plan at a District 10 Community Council open house meeting held Mar. 30, 2009 at the Street Car Museum. The best way to view videos is to choose “HQ” full screen. Read the Como Park Master Plan To view full screen, double click and […]
By ARTiFactor on April 2, 2009
Can you explain how Como Park is financed? When asked to explain how various parts of Como Park are financed, Mike Hahm did his best in this “off to cuff” reply at the District 10 Community Council “Como Park Master Plan” open house at the Street Car Museum, March 30, 2009.
By ARTiFactor on March 27, 2009
The Como Park swimming pool replacement design process began with the the formation of a design task force made up of community members, city staff and external aquatic consultants. The process to design a replacement for the Como Park swimming pool began Oct., 2008. The design task force members brainstormed and voted on key concepts. […]
Posted in Como Park, Meetings, Shuttle bus | Tagged Anthony-Kell-Architects, como, como-park, como-park-swimming-pool, como-pool-planning-committee, don-ganje, parks-and-recreation, regional-park, saint-paul, US-Aquatics | 14 Responses