Oakdale: Helmo Station Area

Phase 4, BRTOD Plans and Implementation Strategies

Purpose: Gather stakeholder feedback on draft BRTOD plans and implementation strategies to help inform City Council decisions on the final BRTOD Plan and implementation strategies; late March 2018 through April 2018

Information 

    • Engagement

      • Online engagement using the same content and questions as on the Response Sheet below; open late March through mid-April
      • Community Feedback Session: March 26, 2018 – 6:00 to 7:30 pm, Oakdale City Hall Council chambers; Response Sheet
      • City Council Work Session, March 27, 2018, 5:00 to 6:15 pm, Oakdale City Hall Hadley Room; presentation

      Engagement results: 

      • City Council Work Session notes
      • Compilation, including both in-person and online contributions

Phase 3, BRTOD Concept Refinements

Purpose: Gather stakeholder feedback on refined land use and access elements of BRTOD Plans; December 2017 through late February 2018

Information

Engagement:

  • Online engagement using the same content and questions as on the Response Sheet below, open January 22 through February
  • Community Feedback Session <scheduled for 1/22/18 but cancelled due to snowstorm>invitation; Response Sheet; see online option above
  • City Council Work Session, January 23, 2018 – 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, Hadley Room, Oakdale City Hall

Engagement results: 

  • City Council work session notes 
  • Compilation, including both in-person and online results

Phase 2, BRTOD Concept Alternatives

Purpose: Gather feedback on draft land use and access elements of BRTOD concepts; October-November 2017

Information

Engagement

  • Online engagement using the same content and questions as on the Response Sheet below, open October through early December 2017
  • City Council Work Session, October 10, 2017
  • Community Input Session, October 23, 2017: Participants contributed using a Response Sheet

Engagement Results

  • City Council work session notes
  • Compilation, including both in-person and online contributions

Phase 1, Constraints and Opportunities

Purpose: Provide information about the project, and opportunities and constraints for each station area; gather stakeholder feedback on station area issues in order to identify specific station area objectives  (October-early November 2017)

Information: 

  • Handout: BRTOD Overview
  • Presentation, City Council and community (see below)

Engagement:

  • Moratorium property owner meetings, August 15 and August 16, 2017, Oakdale City Hall
  • City Council Work Session, August 22, 2017, Oakdale City Hall
  • Community Feedback Session, October 3, 2017, Oakdale City Hall. Participants contributed on a Response Sheet
  • Online tool: Open September through early October; provided basic information about the project and the questions from the Response Sheet (above)

Engagement results: In-person and online engagement provided feedback on draft station-area constraints and opportunities. Feedback will help shape specific station-area objectives and guide access and land use alternatives. 

  • Compilation, including both in-person and online contributions
  • Key objectives identified for this station area:
    • Maintain and enhance open space and trails
    • Preserve existing neighborhoods and quality of life
    • Reduce parking impacts to residents
    • Manage traffic and congestion
    • Create a safe station environment
    • Ensure safe walking and biking
    • Promote compatible development
    • Minimize vehicle noise and pollution impacts

Helmo Timeline

The Helmo station-area planning is running an on accelerated timeline, shown below.