City News, Reports and Projects
Summit Woods PUD
Documents are available for the proposed Summit Woods development. The public hearing is Tuesday, November 5 at 8 pm in the council chambers at city hall.
Aster Trail Reconstruction Affects Local Traffic
The City of Victoria will be reconstructing Aster Trail from West 62nd Street to the south. The new roadway will have bituminous surfacing and is planned to be constructed between August 27, 2013 and the end of October, 2013. Final clean up and final surfacing will be constructed by the middle of June, 2014.Residents in Shorewood may experience minor delays in traffic due to construction activity where Aster Trail intersects with West 62nd Street. There will also be additional traffic due to the construction work utilizing TH 7, Church Road and West 62nd Street. This is a City of Victoria project, so please direct questions to the city at 952-443-4210.
Excelsior Area Sewer Improvements Project, MCES Project No. 802850
This project includes construction of a second regional sanitary sewer force main in the cities of Excelsior, Greenwood and Shorewood. The second force main will provide improved reliability and operational flexibility in meeting the wastewater service needs of these three cities. Construction will occur in two phases from mid-2013 to 2015. Get updates, maps and complete information on the project website.
Shorewood Trail Plan
The city has developed a Trail Implentation Plan for trail connections through out the city. The city council adopted the plan as part of the current Capital Improvement Plan. Current trail adn sidewalk projects include: Cnty Rd 19 from LRT to Tonka Bay sidewalk; Smithtown Road Trail from Victoria border to LRT; LRT bridge crossing Cnty Rd 19. See complete trail updates on our trail page.
Metropolitan Council 2013 Sanitary Sewer
Staff from Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) and the City of Shorewood are hosting a neighborhood meeting to discuss the route and construction of a new regional sanitary sewer in Shorewood.
For more information about this regional sanitary sewer construction project, contact the following MCES staff:
- Dan Fick, Project Manager, 651-602-1061, email@example.com
- Tim O’Donnell, Project Citizen Liaison, 651-602-1269, firstname.lastname@example.org
Water Report Available
The annual water report is now available. This report is for testing that was conducted during the year 2011. If you have any questions, please contact Public Works Director Larry Brown, 952.960.7913, or email@example.com.
The City Council has reviewed a 20 year street maintenance program that includes projected timeframes to Reconstruct, Reclaim, Overlay, and Sealcoat various streets throughout Shorewood. The plan is subject to annual budget constraints and council review but represents the city’s efforts to keep the streets in good overall condition. Citizens are encouraged to provide feedback to the City Council and staff on the timing and nature of the maintenance activities.
City code requires for-profit solicitors to get a solicitation license from the city. Each solicitor must carry a copy of the license, and they must be able to show it upon request. Examples of licenses issued in the past include sale of cleaning products, magazines, encyclopedias, aerial photos, and services such as dry cleaning, home maintenance and investment services. Ask to see a copy of the license . If they are unable to provide it, call the police at 9-1-1. If you do not want solicitors to come to your door, place a 3-1/2” x 3-1/2” card on or next to your front door reading “No Solicitors” in 1/2” letters.
Children selling items to raise funds for schools, scouts, and organized youth groups; persons involved in a community event; religious and political organizations; or solicitors doing business by a scheduled appointment are exempt. .