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Mankato Brownfield Workshop:
Economic Redevelopment of Brownfields

" Economic Redevelopment of Underutilized Properties"

September 19, 2012

Rasmussen College, 130 Saint Andrews Drive,
Mankato, MN 56002

Does your community have an abandoned building, old gas station or other potentially contaminated building that is impeding your communities' future growth? This workshop will provide an overview of brownfield basics, how Brownfield revitalization can be a part of your community's economic development strategy, and state and national resources available to your community.

Who should attend:
* economic & community development professionals
* government officials, community volunteers, and other community leaders
* anyone interested in learning more about Brownfield resources

Cost: Free -Registration Required
To Register: Please contact Sheree Walsh at chsr@ksu.edu or 785-532-6519

For more information, please contact:
Terrie Boguski at 913-780-3328, tboguski@ksu.edu or
Jennifer Dunn, 651-334-1761, jennifer@strategicpolicyinsights.com


10:00 a.m.

Welcome - Kathy Sanger, Campus Director, Rasmussen College, Mankato  and Martha Faust, MN Brownfields


10:05 - 10:35

What is a Brownfield and Do I Have One?
– –Bridget Aeschliman, Terracon, Inc

PDF (818 KB)

10:35 - 11:05

Steps for Successful Brownfields Redevelopment
–Terrie Boguski, KSU

PDF (2.7 MB)

11:05 - 11:35

EPA Brownfield Resources
– Linda Mangrum, EPA Region 5

PDF (439 KB)

11:35 - 12:15

State Brownfield Resources

  • Brownfield Programs and MN Targeted Brownfield Assessment Program Assistance – Shanna Schmitt, MPCA
  • DEED Tools and Resources for Redevelopment – Meredith Udoibok, MN DEED


PDF (1.3 MB)

PDF (1.9 MB)

12:15 - 1:30

Lunch (Provided)

Luncheon Presentation: Mixing, Matching and Leveraging Resources for Project Success
– Bridget Aeschliman


PDF (2.1 MB)

 1:30 - 2:00

USDA Rural Development Resources
– Chuck Phillips, USDA

PDF (1.4 MB)

 2:00 - 2:45

Real life Success Stories

  • St. Cloud - Matt Glaesman, St. Cloud Community Development Director
  • Mankato - Kristin Prososki, Economic Development Specialist (tentative)
  • Mankato (Sibley Parkway Project) - Jorge Lopez, Director of Construction for SW MN Housing Partnership, and
  • Chuck Brandel of I&S Group


PDF (4.3 MB)

PDF (440 KB)



 2:45 – 3:15

Individual Community Meetings with Brownfields Experts (plan out next steps, brainstorm, troubleshoot, etc.; don’t pass this up!) - sign up during lunch


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