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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 »

Weekly Events Round Up March 20-26

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… 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 »

Weekly Events Round Up February 27 – March 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… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up January 23-27

General Information 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. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here.Junket: Tossed and Found is collecting books for the Women’s Prison Book Project. You can… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up January 16-22

General Information 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. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here. Volunteer to be a literacy tutor! Adults across the state are in need of… Read more »

Transition Longfellow Pancake Breakfast is January 17th!

Transition Longfellow, the neighborhood sustainability group, will celebrate its fourth year of community building, food growing, and energy saving activities with a Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction on Jan. 17, 9-11 a.m., at Bethany Lutheran Church, 3901 36th Ave. S. Everyone in the community is invited to attend. The cost is $6 for a hearty,… Read more »

Congratulations to the Minnehaha Mile!

On Friday, December 12 Mayor Betsy Hodges formally announced the recognition of The Minnehaha Mile! Below is the article from the City of Minneapolis*. Congratulations to the shops along the Minnehaha Mile, this is a huge accomplishment! LCC is proud to have such innovators in the neighborhood. City declares portion of Minnehaha Avenue “Minnehaha Mile”… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up December 12-18

General Information 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. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here. Become a Master Water Steward in 2015! Master Water Stewards build projects in their… Read more »

Scam using Minneapolis Police Department Number

The MPD has received reports from people who said that they were contacted by someone who claimed to be with the IRS. The caller ID showed the Fifth Precinct’s main number (612) 673-5705. This is a scam. No government agency will ever call you asking for personal information like credit card numbers, bank account numbers, social… Read more »

Minneapolis tops in the nation in National Night Out Participation

December 1, 2014 (MINNEAPOLIS) Thanks to incredible community support and an increase in community policing, Minneapolis has once again grabbed the trophy for top National Night Out (NNO) city in the country. It is the city’s 3rd year in a row topping the charts nationwide. 1,484 events were registered for NNO in 2014, setting a… Read more »

Community Meeting on City Proposed Budget

Council Member Andrew Johnson is hosting a community conversation on Thursday, November 13, 6:30-8:30pm that will be an opportunity for residents to learn more and ask questions about the proposed city budget. The meeting will take place at the Lower Campus of Minnehaha Academy in the Chapel (4200 West River Parkway). The City Assessor and staff from the Finance Department will… Read more »

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING: Sanford Middle School

 Paul May, on behalf of Minneapolis Public Schools, has filed the following applications for the property located at 3524 42nd Ave S to allow a 39,000 square foot addition to an existing building. Conditional use permit to allow an addition to an existing school for students in grades 6 through 8 in the R1A Single-Family… Read more »

Proposed 2015 Minneapolis Park Board Budget

This was sent to the Longfellow Community Council by the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board on October 22nd, 2014 and is a courtesy post.  POSTED: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Proposed 2015 Minneapolis Park Board Budget Continues Focus on Fiscal Responsibility, Service Delivery and Maintaining Park System Public comment opportunities scheduled Nov. 5 and 19, Dec…. Read more »

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