From an MPRB press release:
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed renovation of the Michael P. Schmidt Operations Center, located at 1720 Marshall St. NE. The hearing will take place at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, August 20, in the Board Room at MPRB Headquarters at 2117 West River Road North. Those interested in providing comment at the hearing must sign up to speak by 6:25 PM the day of the hearing. If you require language translation or other accommodations, please contact 612-230-6472 at least 2 business days in advance of the public hearing.
The operations center, acquired in 2012, includes an existing industrial building which is planned for park operations use. In addition, public pedestrian river access with a path and overlook are planned. The entire site is planned for future inclusion in the larger Above the Falls Regional Park Master Plan. If the improvement plan is approved during the August 20 2014 hearing, it will go before the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for final approval on September 3.
Further information regarding the project may be found on the project page on MPRB’s website. The Project manager is Dana Murdoch, who may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 230-6446.