FNA Board Action – September 19th asking for removal of the Northside Demonstration Greenway from the Folwell Neighborhood

Board of Directors Folwell Neighborhood Association Northside Demonstration Greenway Resolution This is the statement that was used to describe the Northside Demonstration Greenway at the Pro Walk /Pro Bike Conference in Vancouver on September 13, 2016 by representatives from Minneapolis. “The North Minneapolis Greenway is a unique, innovative proposal to convert more than three miles…

MPS 5th annual Farm to School Community BBQ 9.22.16

Can you ‘ear’ us now? We said the fifth annual Farm to School Community BBQ is next Thursday…and it’s free!   MINNEAPOLIS – Join Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) for the fifth annual Farm to School Community BBQ on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. and see why MPS is the leader in serving fresh, local…

COURT WATCH 9.13.2016

4TH Precinct CARE TASK FORCE – COURT WATCH Come and join the lively discussion of top offenders in the 4th Pct. Upcoming cases of Property Crime Offenders and Felons in Possession of Firearms will be reviewed.   WHEN:                Tuesday, September 13, 2016 WHERE:              MPD 4TH Precinct 1925 Plymouth Ave. North Minneapolis, MN 55411 TIME:                   6:30…

Minneapolis Zero Waste Plan: provide your input

The City of Minneapolis will be developing a Zero Waste Plan in 2016 focused on a set of strategies to move the city toward zero waste. The city is holding a series of meetings to get input, perspectives, ideas, and concerns from residents that will help inform the plan. Meetings will be held: Single family…

You’re Invited: Tenant Engagement Work Group

Greetings, You are invited to the next Tenant Engagement Work Group meeting on September 22, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm at Van Cleve Recreation Center. Presented by the Department of Regulatory Services and the University District Alliance, this meeting is an opportunity to learn about Regulatory Services programs that impact tenants, including housing code and parking enforcement….

MPRB and U of M Introduce “The Citizen Pruner Program”

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s Forestry Division is joining with the University of Minnesota’s Department of Forest Resources to institute a program – the Citizen Pruner – that engages you, the residents of Minneapolis as tree care-givers. More accurately, you are the heart-and-soul of the program. The Citizen Pruner program is a modest-input yet high-impact…

STATE of the SCHOOLS Event — Friday, August 27, 2016

Minneapolis Public Schools to celebrate start of 2016-17 school year with State of the Schools event   MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) will celebrate the start of the 2016-17 school year by bringing together students, staff and members of the community at the 2016 State of the Schools event. Centered on the theme “MPS Strong,”…

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Career Hiring Event

MEDIA CONTACT:                   Jamie Olson Human Resources Consultant 612.668.0546 Jamie.Olson@mpls.k12.mn.us We’re hiring! (No chalkboard experience required.) MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is looking to hire passionate, committed individuals into a variety of roles for the 2016-17 school year. If you are interested in leaving a long-term impact on Minneapolis kids, families and communities, join…

Hiring And Training Fair, Résumé Workshops AUGUST 18, 2016

Hiring And Training Fair, Résumé Workshops The public is welcome to a free hiring and training fair on culinary, hospitality, health care and construction jobs at Harrison Recreation Center. Anyone who would like help putting a résumé together can stop by Oak Park Center any Wednesday in August. Pillsbury United Communities Hiring and Training Fair…

CPS (Crime Prevention Specialist) Change Notification

Dear Community Members – in the neighborhoods of McKinley, Hawthorne, Jordan, Folwell, and Cleveland, our friend and coworker, Rick Maas will be out on sick leave for an undetermined amount of time. During his absence, Crime Prevention Specialist, Tim Hammett will have his regularly assigned neighborhoods and be assisting in McKinley, Cleveland and Folwell, –…