SUN Sailor Editions Excelsior/Shorewood - Page 8

Page 8 • Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 College CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 vision statement for the com- munity, talk about a variety of concerns and discuss how strategies will be achieved. The vision statement resi- dents came up with is, “Col- lege Lake is a safe, quaint residential community that supports quality of life of residents, nature and wild- life.” Excelsior • Shorewood A College Lake Neigh- borhood Working Group was also developed. The group met multiple times in July and created a list of the biggest concerns and recom- mendations. The recommen- dations are: -Construct a sidewalk on the west side of Water Street from Academy Avenue to Oak Street and include a line of trees that will block light pollution from The Waters development. -Conduct a traffi c study of the neighborhood. -Look for recommenda- tions on improving wildlife safety along College Avenue. -Enhance safety at the Academy Avenue and Water Street intersection by pos- sibly moving a stop sign, adding pavement markings, constructing a sidewalk on Academy Avenue and add- ing safety lights. -Construct a sidewalk on the north side of the Glencoe Road to improve pedestrian safety along the curvy road. sailor.mnsun.com -Reconstruct a retaining wall on Glencoe Road that is limiting the sight line for drivers, making the area dangerous for pedestrians. -Develop a landscape plan that includes native plants and reduces lighting from The Waters development and vehicle traffi c. -Partner with the Minne- haha Creek Watershed Dis- trict to conduct studies on fl ooding in the area. -Improve the cleanliness of College Lake by adding curb and gutter on all side- walk projects and conduct- ing a dredging project. -Add curb and gutter that would be appropriate for turtle migration and adding turtle crossing warning signs. -Provide more solutions for overall traffi c enforce- ment. -Fix overall infrastructure in the neighborhood. -Address any parking is- sues that may arise once The Waters opens and consider permit parking if issues arise.   * "&  ($$# Excelsior staff members then reviewed the resi- dents’ recommendations and picked the most cost- effective and urgent projects. Staff members also came up with an estimated cost for each suggestion. Here are the city staff sug- gestions: -Construct a sidewalk on the west side of Water Street and Academy Avenue See College , Page 23 & ##$ !  ' ! "" +, )! + &" )"&!" * )"  %  '    ! #$   ! % % $                  ( # !  &  !   "& ! !  $' % # ! #  %                    ' #  !'!                   ! ! % %  #!'  !  $ !  !#    % %   !  " && ! "  & ! '- &   ‫ڦ‬сцф   $' % %   ‫ڦ‬цпп  $'  !     п п п ' %  '!  !!     р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