City of FL, county team for Broadway landscaping work

Washington County and the city of Forest Lake will work together to landscape CR-2 or W. Broadway Avenue, in Forest Lake after construction is completed. The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with the city on March 27.

Washington County has prepared a landscaping plan for the corridor, and a landscaping contract will be awarded in 2012 to install the landscaping.

This cooperative agreement details maintenance responsibilities of the landscaping and the aesthetic amenities constructed during the Broadway Corridor project. The agreement is consistent with county transportation policies and the city will be responsible for maintenance of the landscaping and aesthetic amenities.

Washington County will be responsible for roadside and median maintenance. The Forest Lake City Council has approved the landscaping plan and the cooperative agreement.