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August 13, 2014
For More Information Contact:
Frank Uhlarik, Public Works and Utilities, 402-441-7588
Terry Genrich, Parks and Recreation, 402-441-7939

Workshop Set for Future Use of North 48th Street Landfill Property

The public is invited to a community workshop Thursday, August 21 to discuss options to reuse portions of the North 48th Street Landfill property. The meeting is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Auld Recreation Center, 3140 Sumner St. The City is considering mostly recreational uses for the property, including bicycle sports, cross country running, bird watching, hiking and various shooting sports.

The 570-acre site at 5101 N. 48th St. has been operated as a municipal landfill and now operates as a construction and demolition debris landfill as well as a transfer station. The site benefits from many natural resources including wetlands, streams, vegetation and wildlife.

The workshop will give participants an opportunity to review site information and provide input to help the City develop a plan to guide future land use activities at the site. The plan will provide a proactive, comprehensive framework to guide decisions on recreational uses, infrastructure and public services at the site.

For more information, visit (keyword: databook) PDF or contact Frank Uhlarik, 402-441-7588 (, or Terry Genrich, 402-441-7939 (

Accommodation Notice

The City of Lincoln complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 guidelines. Ensuring the public's access to and participating in public meetings is a priority for the City of Lincoln. In the event you are in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to attend or participate in a public meeting conducted by the City of Lincoln, please contact the Director of Equity and Diversity, Lincoln Commission on Human Rights, at 402-441-7624 as soon as possible before the scheduled meeting date in order to make your request.

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