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Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Joint Meeting with MnFPM

A perfect storm -- MN Minimal Impact Design Standards, Low Impact Development, and 1-PDH

Anne Gelbmann
MN Pollution Control Agency

Synopsis:  

During this technical presentation, Anne will give an overview of what MN Minimal Impact Design Standards (MIDS) are and how they integrate with Low Impact Development (LID).  We will learn about the development of MIDS and how to access the MIDS Calculator and technical information on LID best management practices that are found in the new MN Stormwater Manual.  Anne will also discuss which communities in Minnesota have adopted the MIDS performance goals. 

 

Speaker Bio:  

Anne Gelbmann is the green infrastructure coordinator at the MN Pollution Control Agency.  She works with communities to encourage low impact development practices.  Anne was the project manager for the Minimal Impact Design Standards (MIDS) project. 

 

Important Notice -- Change of Meeting Location and Luncheon Details:

We just received an email from the Officer's Club and got quite a surprise; starting this week, they are no longer open for lunch.   SO--we have made some speedy arrangements for a different meeting site for our May 27th meeting.

NEW REVISED LOCATION--LEAVE YOURSELF SOME EXTRA TIME FOR PARKING--The parking ramps near the 180 East 5th Building fill up fast.  There are usually parking spots at the Union Depot parking facility on the river-side of Kellogg and Sibley.

11:30-12:30 -- Buffet Lunch at Christos Greek Restaurant.  Tables have been reserved at Christos.  PLEASE BE SURE TO CONFIRM YOUR RESERVATIONS WITH MICHELLE TO VERIFY THAT YOU WILL BE JOINING US AT CHRISTOS FOR LUNCH FOR SOME SOCIAL TIME AND NETWORKING BEFORE THE PRESENTATION.

12:30-13:30 -- Walk across the street to the technical presentation at 180 East 5th Building, downtown St Paul, 2nd Floor Conference Center, Room B (located right by the escalator on the 2nd or Skyway floor).

Important Notice -- Change of Meeting Location and Luncheon Details:

Meeting Schedule and Logistics:

  • Lunch Buffet (if you so desire) will be from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM at Christos in the Union Depot, downtown St Paul.
  • Post Meeting and Presentation will be from 12:30 PM to about 1:30 PM at the 180 East 5th Building, downtown St Paul, 2nd Floor Conference Center near the escalator.
  • 1-PDH for this Presentation.

 

Reservations:  

Please RSVP with your intent to partake in the Christos lunch buffet or to come for the presentation only.  Either leave a voice mail message with Michelle Larson at 651-290-5632, or click the RSVP button in the left-hand column, or send an email message to Michelle.J.Larson@usace.army.mil