Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board: Winter Cattail Cutting Underway

Loring Pond Cattail Project Winter cattail cutting underway Applied Ecological Services (AES) staff started cutting floating mat cattails in the South Bay on Wednesday, Jan. 19. They are using brush saws to cut cattails at ice level. (Note: winter cattail cutting is to facilitate future work on the floating cattail mats in the lake. It…

Center for Energy and Environment (CEE): Energy Program Innovator to lead Center for Energy and Environment

  Energy Program Innovator to lead Center for Energy and Environment January 14, 2016, Minneapolis — The board of directors of Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) today announce the hiring of Christopher Duffrin as president of the Minnesota-based clean energy nonprofit. Duffrin comes to the organization from community-focused energy efficiency nonprofit Neighborhood Energy Connection (NEC),…

CURA (Center for Urban and Regional Affairs): Reminder: Artists Neighborhood Partnership Initiative Small Grant Program Request for proposals

Applications due January 30, 2016. CURA: Center for Urban and Regional Affairs Artist Neighborhood Partnership Initiative Small Grant Program Request for Proposals CURA’s Artist Neighborhood Partnership Initiative (ANPI) provides small grants to artists working in communities of color and/or low-income communities in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding suburbs. ANPI grants recognize the valuable role…

Fourth Ward Report – January 2016

News and updates from the Fourth Ward Council Office January 2016 Contact Information Council President Barbara Johnson 350 S. 5th St. City Hall, Room 307 Minneapolis, MN 55415 612.673.2204 barbara.johnson@minneapolismn.gov Jennifer White, Senior Policy Aide jennifer.white@minneapolismn.gov Dawn Snow, Associate dawn.snow@minneapolismn.gov Neighborhoods Cleveland Folwell Jordan Lind-Bohanon McKinley Shingle Creek Victory Webber-Camden Willard Hay City of Minneapolis…

City of Minneapolis: Shape future housing investments in your neighborhood.

Strengthening neighborhoods, one property at a time. December 2015 The purpose statement of the Residential and Real Estate Development (RRED) work unit is to create healthy, mixed income housing markets in the City of Minneapolis by developing opportunities for homeownership and responsibly managing land banked property. RRED is part of the City of Minneapolis Community Planning…

City of Minneapolis: Updates: Vacant Housing Recycling Program

Strengthening neighborhoods, one property at a time. January 2016 The purpose statement of the Residential and Real Estate Development (RRED) work unit is to create healthy, mixed income housing markets in the City of Minneapolis by developing opportunities for homeownership and responsibly managing land banked property. RRED is part of the City of Minneapolis Community Planning…

Neighborhood & Community Relations (NCR): Attend the January Learning Lab on important issues facing Minneapolis immigrant communities – January 27

Attend the January Learning Lab on important issues facing Minneapolis immigrant communities Immigration affects us all. The Neighborhood and Community Relations Department will host a discussion on immigration with these featured City speakers: Mariano Espinoza, Latino community specialist Abdirashid Ahmed, East African community specialist Michael Yang, Southeast Asian community specialist Each speaker will lead a…

City of Minneapolis Daily Digest Bulletin

Homegrown Minneapolis is a citywide initiative  expanding our community’s ability to grow, process,  distribute, eat and compost more healthy, sustainable,  locally grown foods. January 13th, 2016 News Events Resources Jobs News Presentation and Open House about Future of Minneapolis Lyndale Farmers Market The Minneapolis Farmers Market has been a staple of the community for nearly 100 years….