Posts Categorized: Alerts

LCC Proposes NRP Plan Modification

LCC is proposing a plan modification that will move $115,000 of Phase I Housing Program Income funding into Phase II Administrative and program funding. Program Income is funding that has been returned to the organization from low-interest housing loan repayments. The Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) and Neighborhood and Community Relations Department (NCRD) require that Plan Modifications… Read more »

Longfellow Garage Sale Dates Announced!

Mark your Calendars for Friday June 12th and Saturday June 13th for the Greater Longfellow Neighborhood Garage Sale. Stay tuned for information regarding registration and map locations.

Job Opening with LCC: Communications and Events Manager

 Job Title: Communications and Events Manager Reports to:  LCC Executive Director Hours Per Week:  16 Pay Rate:  $14-17/hr DOQ Job Description: The Communications and Events Manager will work with residents, businesses, and staff to provide information on programs, activities and events in the community through LCC’s media sources. They will also be the lead staff… Read more »

Join the LCC Board of Directors

It’s almost time to elect a new Board of Directors for LCC. Being a Board member can be a challenging and exciting experience and is an excellent way for individuals to support their community. The LCC Board meets monthly and covers a broad range of topics. There is no experience necessary to become a Board… Read more »

Spring Reminders from the City of Minneapolis

This message is from the City of Minneapolis. You can see the original message format here.  The official start of Spring is almost upon us, and with it comes seasonal fire safety concerns. Grilling, bonfires (recreational fires), yard clean up, and other Spring activities are upon us – just a few topics that can bring… Read more »

CenterPoint Energy Replacing Natural Gas Distribution Pipe

CenterPoint Energy will be replacing almost 2.5 miles of natural gas distribution pipe along the east side of Minnehaha Avenue, from 32nd Street E. to Nawadaha Boulevard. Construction is anticipated to begin late March 2015 and will continue until August 2015, weather permitting. Traffic delays and parking closures in the areas of construction may occur…. Read more »

Register Today for the Community Connections Conference!

The 2015 Community Connections nonConference – Creative Engagement and Action using arts and placemaking- will be held on Saturday, March 21st from 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m., at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The nonconference is FREE. Register! The nonconference theme – Creative Engagement and Action using arts and placemaking – is an in-depth look at creative engagement… Read more »

No Plans for LoLa Art Crawl–seeking volunteers

(March 4, 2015) Organizers of past LoLa art crawls have announced that they will not be planning and administering an art crawl in 2015, citing other time commitments and priorities. A few of the artists who have participated in the crawl have expressed an interest in stepping up to take the reins, but no plans… Read more »

Free Safety Check for Seniors

The HOME Program of Senior Community Services is offering a no-cost Home Assessment which will evaluate the safety of the homes of senior citizens as part of a grant through the state of Minnesota. We will check out your need for handrails, grab-bars, smoke detectors, lighting, and other safety components. Elders aged 60+ residing in… Read more »

Join the LCC Board of Directors in 2015

Election of the 2015-2016 LCC Board of Directors will be held at the  April 21st General Membership – “No Pie Charts!  Only Pies!” Meeting.   Each year there is an opportunity for residents and business owners in Greater Longfellow to volunteer for a term on the Board of Directors.  As of the General Membership meeting there… Read more »

March 2015 Message from the President

Now is the time to get involved. In my messages to the community throughout the year, I attempt to highlight the many programs and events that the Longfellow Community Council makes happen. However, there are additional events, programs, partnerships, and contributions that contribute in important and meaningful ways to the neighborhood and community. The fact… Read more »

The Jewel of Minneapolis: The Mississippi River Gorge Becomes a Park

Talk by David C. Smith, author of City of Parks: The Story of Minneapolis ParksMonday, March 23, 7-8 pm St Peder’s Lutheran Church4600 E. 42nd St. Mpls Nearly the entire length of the Mississippi River Gorge in Minneapolis is a city park. Find out how and why that happened — and who we should thank.Hosted by LCC’s… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up February 13-19

General Information Sign up for Organic Recycling Pick Up today! The City of Minneapolis will start picking up organic waste separately from recycling and trash starting in August if homes opt-in to the program. Learn more here. Alternately, organics drop off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm…. Read more »

February Message from the President

I hope everyone is having a great start to 2015 and finding ways to enjoy another Minnesota winter, be it indoors or out. Also, a big thank you, to all who came out for our LCC Winter Warming Party! As our community continues to develop and change, the Longfellow Community Council Board felt it was… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up January 30-February 5

General Information Sign up for Organic Recycling Pick Up today! The City of Minneapolis will start picking up organic waste separately from recycling and trash starting in August if homes opt-in to the program. Learn more here. Alternately, organics drop off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm…. Read more »

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