Posts Categorized: City of Minneapolis

Wednesday 4/16–Home Burglary Prevention Workshop

Home Burglary Prevention Workshop at Hiawatha School Park (4305 42nd St E) 6:30-7:30pm on Wednesday, April 16. Presented by LCC and MPD, Crime Prevention Specialist Shun Tillman will tell us about burglary prevention and ways to reduce the chances of being victimized. All Greater Longfellow Residents are welcome. Contact JoAnna with any questions (, 612.722.4529 ext 11.)

Grants for fixing sewer lines

Property owners who need to repair or replace their sanitary sewer lines may be able to get some help paying for that construction. The Metropolitan Council has made grant money available to cover a third of the cost, up to $2,000. Work eligible for the funding includes: Rehabilitation or replacement of sewer service lines from… Read more »

Message from Mayor Hodges on Pothole Repair

Dear Friends, Last month, I sent you a message saying that while warm weather was good news, potholes are not. Today, I would say the same thing. The flux in temperatures has continued to create potholes all across the area, as water gets into small cracks, freezes again, and then expands to create bigger cracks. When that happens over and over, the potholes get bigger and more numerous.

Serve on the Bicycle Advisory Committee

Applications are now being accepted for open board positions on the Minneapolis Pedestrian Advisory Committee and Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee. The positions are appointed by the City Council and Mayor. Applications will be reviewed beginning April 25, 2013, but the positions are open until filled. Pedestrian Advisory Committee The Minneapolis Pedestrian Advisory Committee was created… Read more »

Possible Changes in Polling Precincts

Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services is considering possible increases in polling precincts for 2014 and beyond. Two changes under consideration for Longfellow/Cooper are as follows: 2-1 Precinct (Holy Trinity located in the basement gym/assembly area) Considering an additional precinct, below 31st St E, with voting at Broadway (Longfellow) School, 3017 E 31st St, serving approximately… Read more »

Nominate a Local Public Health Hero!

This message is from the City of Minneapolis Health Department. View the original posting here. Do you know a Public Health Local Hero? Nominate community members or organizations for their outstanding achievements in public health! In celebration of National Public Health Week, the Minneapolis Health Department would like to recognize the accomplishments of community partners… Read more »

Graffiti Prevention Micro Grants Available

The City of Minneapolis’ Division of Solid Waste and Recycling is announcing the availability of Innovative Graffiti Prevention Micro Grants for 2014! The intent of the program is to assist communities and neighborhood-based organizations with community projects that have an emphasis on the prevention of graffiti through anti-graffiti education, physical graffiti prevention installations, rapid abatement… Read more »

New Winter Parking Restrictions

All information taken fromThe City of Minneapolis Website. Snow Emergencies during Winter Parking Restrictions If a Snow Emergency is declared while Winter Parking Restrictions are in effect, the Winter Parking Restrictions rules will be temporarily suspended as described here, and Snow Emergency rules will apply. Drivers may start moving their cars off of Snow Emergency… Read more »

LCC responds to the increase in crime in Greater Longfellow

Reports from the 3rd precinct show a increase in crimes such as burglary, robbery and larceny in Greater Longfellow. Inspector Michael Sullivan and other law enforcement officers from the 3rd Precinct attended LCC’s January Board meeting for a conversation on the most effective ways for the community to address this issue. Inspector Sullivan noted that… Read more »

NCEC seeking representatives

Representatives of Minneapolis neighborhood and cultural communities sit on the Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission (NCEC) and advise the Mayor and City Council on a wide range of community engagement issues. The NCEC is responsible for developing guidelines for the City’s principal neighborhood funding program, the Community Participation Program. The Commission also works to broaden… Read more »

Metro Blooms Awards Announced!

2013 Minneapolis Garden Awardees Revealed at Metro Blooms’ Garden Award Event The top 2013 Minneapolis Garden Awards were presented at Metro Blooms’ Annual Garden Awards event on November 7, 2013. The following award descriptions can be requested in full, as can contact information. Photos from the event and of these amazing gardens can be accessed… Read more »

Vote Today!

Election Day November 5th! This year will be the first time Minneapolis uses the Ranked Choice Voting system. Find your voting location and learn more about the candidates in the links below:  Minneapolis Elections and Voter Services Your Complete Election Day Prep from My Broadsheet List of Mayoral Candidates from the Star Tribune List of… Read more »

Ranked Choice Voting

Dear neighbors, As you’ve likely heard, we’re using Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) to elect our mayor, city council members, park board representatives and member of the Board of Estimate and Taxation on Nov. 5. Adopted by the voters in 2006 and used for the first time in 2009, RCV will get its first big test… Read more »

Ward 12 Candidate Forum Recap

On Saturday October 19th the YWCA was packed for a Ward 12 candidate forum. In case you missed it, this is the video taken of the forum. The Star Tribune covered the event, and audience questions and answers will be covered by My Broadsheet in the coming week.