City of Waconia Downtown Reconstruction Project

Public Engagement

Business Owner Office Hours

Beginning May 18, construction “Office Hours” will be held for business owners every Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00 – 4:00pm. These are a great opportunity to speak with project staff about any construction-related questions or concerns you may have.

Upcoming Opportunities

Meetings will be held to engage property owners throughout the process to reconstruct the downtown area. Tentative upcoming meetings include the following:

  • Phase 1 assessment hearing in the fall of 2023
  • Phase 2 improvement hearing in the fall of 2023

Past Engagement

February 2023 Open House

The purpose of this meeting was to share the progress on the final design, share the anticipated schedule moving forward, address any property concerns that may be able to be included in the design, and to answer questions.

Business / Property Owner Meetings – May 2022

The City hosted these meetings to present various street width and layout options for the Downtown Waconia Reconstruction Project.

June 2022 Open House

The City held a public open house on June 1, 2022 to gather input on the various street width and layout options for the Downtown Waconia Reconstruction Project. Review the Open House Informational Boards!

Phase 1 Improvement Hearing – October 2022

The first of two public hearings for the Phase 1 project was held in October 2022. The project scope and estimated costs were discussed, and property owners were able to address the City Council. The Council authorized the final design of the project. Review the public hearing presentation.

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