5054 Drew Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55410 
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Planning / Public Process / Research / Design Services  
Specializing in Parks / Trails / Recreational Facilities / Open Space 
Kathy - 612.578.1980 keschoenbauer@gmail.com 
Jeff - 612.578.1975 jaschoenbauer@gmail.com
Park, Open Space, and Trail System Planning - Career Profile

Over his 30+ career, Jeff Schoenbauer has become a leader in park, open space, and trail system planning. The following is a sampling of plans for various cities in which Jeff was the principal-in-charge and lead planner*, reflecting his depth of experience and understanding of how planning processes, strategies, and outcomes have evolved to accommodate changing trends: 
  • City of Rogers 
  • City of Northfield 
  • City of Hastings  
  • City of Oak Grove 
  • City of Lino Lakes 
  • City of Bemidji  
  • City of Minnetonka 
  • City of Maplewood
  • City of Inver Grove Heights 
  • City of Coon Rapids

* Click here to learn more!
Each of the listed system plans entailed extensive and widely-varying public processes. 

Generally, each plan included the following plan sections: 
  • Community Input and Values Statement
  • Vision and Policy Plan
  • Parks and Greenway System Plan
  • Trail System Plan
  • Natural Resources Stewardship Plan
  • Administrative Provisions
  • Implementation Plan

Check out a couple of other larger planning projects ... 

Jeff and Kathy recently lead a major regional-level planning effort for the Greater MN Regional Parks and Trails Coalition.

The two have also worked with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and St. Paul Parks and Recreation over a period of years on a host of planning issues centered around comprehensive park system planning and organizational development. 
* Project listing includes work Jeff completed under Schoenbauer Consulting, LLC and Brauer & Associates, Ltd. In each case, Jeff was the principal-in-charge and lead planner.