Neighborhood & Community Relations

Crown Roller Mill, Room 425
105 5th Avenue South 
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 673-3737

Enrollment in the 2015 Minneapolis City Academy is now open  

Have you ever wondered how emergency calls in Minneapolis are dispatched?  How streets get plowed?  How the water gets to your facet? Or, how property gets developed?  The answers to these questions and more will be discussed at the 2015 Minneapolis City Academy program beginning this fall.  

Academy participants will:

  • Tour the City’s Strategic Operations Center
  • Learn the latest in firefighting techniques
  • Discover how the Minneapolis Water Utility is operated and tour the water treatment plant
  • Find out how future developments are planned and constructed
  • Learn about police procedures
  • Find out how taxes are levied and budgets approved
  • Ask questions of City government leaders
  • And more!

When and Where:

The City Academy will be held weekly from September 23rd through October 21st at locations throughout Minneapolis. Each session will focus on one aspect of City government such as public safety, public works, planning and development and fire services. Sessions will run from 6:30 to 9:00 PM. 

2015 Minneapolis City Academy Dates:
Wednesday, September 23rd
Wednesday, September 30th
Wednesday, October 7th
Wednesday, October 14th
Wednesday, October 21st


The program is open to all Minneapolis residents who are 18 years or older.  To register please download the application form (pdf).

Register by Friday, August, 28, 2015




Howard Blin

Neighborhood and Community Relations

Crown Roller Mill, Room 425 

105 5th Avenue South




Last updated Aug 19, 2015