With action taken by the Economic Development Authority Monday night, the Forest Lake City Center project is essentially bid out. Besides future change orders, that means the total cost can be estimated with confidence.
Following a recent meeting of The Forest Lake Lakes Improvement Committee, and for purposes of emphasizing Clear Lake Association’s concerns in greater detail, the association is hoping to document our expressed issues with what the city is referring to as a “Phase 2” storm water treatment plan.
Clear Lake is in good shape. The 432-acre body of water in southern Forest Lake is considered a Tier 1 lake by the Rice Creek Watershed District, meaning it routinely provides recreational opportunities and represents a high-quality resource for fish and wildlife.