Category Archives: City Facilities

Almost Time to Fill

The Town Center water tower repainting project is nearing its completion as the final inspections of the coating system are occurring very soon.   There are a few items to be completed before the project is finalized and the tower can be filled with water. We need to refurbish the clocks on the four sides of […]

Mission Accomplished for 20-40-15

Back in late 2006, the City of Eden Prairie kicked off what is known as the 20-40-15 initiative, which called for our City to improve energy efficiency in all of its facilities by 20 percent, increase the fuel efficiency of our vehicle fleet by 40 percent, and accomplish these goals by the end of the year 2015. Now it is 2016, and it’s […]

I Love Flashing Yellow Arrows

In my opinion one of the great inventions of the 21st century is the flashing yellow arrow left turn signal.    We have all had to sit at an intersection waiting to take a left turn with a red arrow.  The oncoming traffic has a green light but very little traffic is passing by.  I […]

LED Street Lights

Over the past several years we have been working on our 20-40-15 initiative, which is aimed at improving energy efficiency in City facilities by 20 percent, improving the fuel efficiency of the City’s vehicle fleet by 40 percent and achieving these goals by the year 2015. We are getting close to achieving our goal through current city […]

Flying Cloud Fields Expansion

What is happening at the southeast corner of Pioneer Trail and Mitchell Road?  That is a question I have been asked on numerous occasions over the past two months.  The answer is that this is the expansion of the Flying Cloud Fields complex.  This project adds two lacrosse/soccer fields and two baseball fields to an area that currently includes 24 […]