Over 800 hours of citizen input has guided our discussions on the future of the former Columbia Arena site.
Almost 100 residents took the time to attend a series of 4 public workshops in spring 2015 and we sincerely thank you for your dedication and commitment to Fridley.
The result was a detailed, 7-page recommendation that is currently being reviewed by City leaders.
This is a 60-page report recapping the public workshops and developer discussions from last spring.
Click Here to View/Download A Concept Example for Columbia Arena
One of the biggest component you asked for was a civic presence on the site. Therefore, current discussions on the future of this area and being combined with previous discussions regarding the future of City buildings as we face major remodeling costs in both our City Hall and Public Works buildings.