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2014 Seal Coating

From the City of Minneapolis: Beginning July 21, a number of Minneapolis streets, alleys and parkways will receive a preventative maintenance treatment known as a seal coat. City crews will cover about two or three locations each weekday, completing the citywide effort by late July. The seal coating process involves applying a thin layer of… Read more »

Community Engagement Forums

  Dear neighborhood leaders, The City of Minneapolis’ Neighborhood and Community Relations Department is excited to invite you to participate in an upcoming discussion about equitable community engagement for all of Minneapolis. Please join City leaders from the Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission (NCEC) and the Health, Environment, and Community Engagement (HECE) Committee for a… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up July 7-10

Monday July 7 Jackie Chan Adventures begins screening at the Trylon Microcinema (3258 Minnehaha Ave) on Mondays and Tuesdays in July. For showtimes and tickets visit here. Gravity screening at Creekview Park (5001 Humboldt Avenue N) as part of the Minneapolis Music and Movies in the Parks series. Movies begin 15 minutes after dusk. For more information visit here. Tuesday July… Read more »

Fireworks Information

Be Safe this Independence Day! Fireworks reports can be made via 311 online, through mobile app, and by phone; call 911 for fireworks-related life safety or fire hazard concerns. Fourth of July fireworks are part of many people’s Independence Day celebrations, and the noise complaints and safety issues they generate lead to high call volumes… Read more »

Public Information Meeting

Public meeting regarding the Verizon Wireless Monopole (cell tower) Construction at Minnehaha Academy DATE: Tuesday July 8th TIME: 7:00 – 8:30pm LOCATION: Minnehaha Academy South Campus Chapel 4200 West River Parkway This meeting is sponsored by the Longfellow Community Council (LCC) to inform the residents of Greater Longfellow of Verizon Wireless’ plans to construct a… Read more »

Notice of a Public Hearing

  NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING   RE: 4901 Minnehaha Avenue   Miller Dunwiddie Architecture has applied for a Certificate of Appropriateness on behalf of the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board for the renovation of the Minnehaha Refectory (Pavilion) and associated improvements to the surrounding site located at 4901 Minnehaha Avenue within the Minnehaha Historic… Read more »

Community Solar Garden in South Minneapolis

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE South Minneapolis Church Offers Solar Power to the Public   Minneapolis, MN — (June 25, 2014) – Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church has announced that it is opening its community solar garden to subscriptions by the general public. The Church has partnered with solar developer Minnesota Community Solar to host the project… Read more »

The MPD is hiring police cadets

From the Minneapolis Police Department: The Minneapolis Police Department is hiring Police Cadets Online application period June 9th – June 27th, 2014 www.minneapolismn.gov/jobs/ The Minneapolis Police Department is seeking: College graduates from ANY accredited institution possessing ANY two or four year degree Military personnel possessing ANY two or four year degree from ANY accredited institution… Read more »

Register Your Bike with the MPD

Register Your Bicycle with the Minneapolis Police Department! It’s free and will help us return your bicycle if it is recovered after begin lost or stolen. Every year, thousands of bicycles are lost or stolen in Minneapolis. Many of them are recovered. However, because of a lack of proper identification, only a small percentage is… Read more »

MLK Jr Essay Contest for Middle Schoolers

Deadline: Friday May 30th Annual Writing Contest sponsored by the Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights. Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 who attend schools in Minneapolis are invited to compete in the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest. Full  contest instructions is to write about the importance of the “I Have A… Read more »

Save the Date: Corn Feed 2014

The 44th Annual Longfellow Corn Feed will be Thursday, August 14th at Longfellow Park (3435 36th Ave S)! This year will have all the staples of the Corn Feed–live music, a resource fair featuring local businesses and organizations, ice cream, games, activities, and (of course!) roasted corn. Please join us for a summer evening with plenty of… Read more »

Aquatic Invasive Species Lookout

Keep an eye out for AIS The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) is watching closely for any new aquatic invasive species (AIS) infestations this season, but we can’t be everywhere at once. Help be our eyes on the ground! Early detection of a new invasive species can allow for rapid response and increased awareness of… Read more »

Bikes! Bikes! Bikes! and Plans

MnDOT is developing a Statewide Bicycle System Plan and they need your input. Where do you want to see bicycling improvements? What bicycle issues are most important to you? You can participate online, in-person, or both! Use an interactive map to identify bicycle routes, destinations and issues Fill out the project survey to help MnDOT… Read more »

Report Potholes

Report potholes on City streets here. Questions with an asterisk (*) are required. You must provide an email address. When you submit the form you will receive an email confirming your request. This form is for reporting potholes on Minneapolis city streets and Parkways only. Response time for repairs: Time of year, weather and pavement conditions,… Read more »

Street Sweeping started 4/22/14

From the City of Minneapolis Weather permitting, an annual rite of spring in Minneapolis begins Tuesday, April 22. That’s when Public Works crews will start a comprehensive sweeping of all city streets to clean up the dirt and grime the melting ice and snow leaves behind. Beginning Monday April 21, drivers should watch for temporary “No Parking”… Read more »

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