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August 2017

City joins Welcoming Cities and Counties network (8/18)

Ballot set for Nov. 7 Minneapolis election (8/17)

Open Streets Northeast takes place Sunday, Aug. 6 (8/04)

Celebrate great food during National Farmers Market Week Aug. 6-12 (8/04)

Minneapolis strengthens law on flavored tobacco (8/04)

Dedication ceremony marks 10th anniversary of I-35W Bridge collapse (8/01)

Candidate filing opens today for Minneapolis races (8/01)

Training offered for 911 careers (8/01)

July 2017

Minneapolis posts deleted EPA climate change data (7/27)

Partnership with Xcel Energy to provide solar and wind energy for convention center and drinking water facility (7/24)

Open Streets Lake+Minnehaha takes place Sunday (7/21)

Planning a National Night Out gathering? Apply by July 26 to block off street (7/19)

Hennepin Avenue closing tomorrow night for Aquatennial events (7/18)

Seven new severe weather sirens installed in and around downtown Minneapolis (7/18)

Workshop on sick and safe time offered for immigrant-owned small businesses (7/18)

Open house discusses project to close gap in Hiawatha Trail (7/14)

Minneapolis closing streets near U.S. Bank Stadium for X Games (7/11)

June 2017

City Council green lights purchase of Kmart land as part of effort to reopen Nicollet Avenue at Lake Street (6/30)

Sick and safe time ordinance takes effect July 1 (6/30)

City Council passes municipal minimum wage ordinance (6/30)

Help ease downtown traffic by not “blocking the box” (6/29)

Be alert while traveling downtown (6/28)

Be safe with fireworks, keep 911 open for emergencies (6/23)

Felines take over City Hall for Minneapolis Kitty Hall June 27 (6/21)

Public hearing June 22 for draft municipal minimum wage ordinance (6/20)

City appraisers knocking on doors, reviewing properties throughout Minneapolis (6/20)

Get rid of your household hazardous waste (6/20)

City's new chief resilience officer begins work (6/19)

Have fun and protect bees and butterflies in National Pollinator Week (6/19)

Trees need an inch of water a week (6/19)

New hotline open to report hate crimes (6/19)

Planning a National Night Out event? Find deadlines here (6/16)

Open Streets Downtown takes place Sunday, June 11 (6/09)

Keep yourself and your pet safe in extreme heat (6/08)

2017 green business awardees announced; Minneapolis businesses saving on energy bills, reducing pollution since 2012 (6/05)

Open Streets Minneapolis kicks off seventh season this weekend (6/02)

Free lead testing events this summer start June 4 (6/02)

Creative City Challenge winner debuts at Northern Spark opening ceremony June 10 (6/02)

May 2017

Ordinance regulating carryout bags will not take effect June 1 (5/31)

City Council directs staff to draft a municipal minimum wage ordinance (5/26)

Minneapolis City offices closed on May 29 for Memorial Day (5/26)

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (5/26)

Join a bicycle convoy for Bike to Work Day May 19, enjoy one of the best biking cities in the country (5/18)

All-gender restrooms are added to City buildings (5/15)

Funding and support awarded for new Green Zone in Phillips community (5/11)

May is Minneapolis Bike Month (5/01)

Help the City decide which projects to fund in five-year plan (5/01)

April 2017

City Council authorizes funding agreement with Super Bowl LII Host Committee (4/28)

City Council passes resolution opposing cuts to federal arts funding (4/28)

Minneapolis urges action to protect dwindling local bee population (4/28)

Green Zones designated for equity, environment focus (4/28)

Celebration marks completion of City Hall/Courthouse clock renovation (4/25)

Keep up on your child's immunizations (4/25)

Dedication will celebrate lighting of renovated City Hall/Hennepin County Courthouse clock (4/24)

Farmers market season begins, maps and info make it easy (4/21)

Construction on Nicollet reaches peak (4/20)

Weigh in on the role of neighborhood organizations (4/20)

Businesses and organizations can get City funding for energy efficiency investments (4/18)

Prepare for storm season with Severe Weather Awareness Week (4/14)

Teen job and opportunity fair April 22 (4/13)

Spring cleaning? Remember you can leave large items for collection (4/10)

Honor 911 workers during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (4/10)

Get ready for street sweeping (4/10)

Minneapolis Health Department celebrates 150 years (4/10)

Sick and safe time rules and FAQs available, public comment period open through May 1 (4/06)

Minneapolis wins Kresge Foundation emerging leaders grant for public health (4/05)

Bring your old clothing and damaged electronics for free support at Worn Wear Tour fix-it event (4/04)

Multiple events in Minneapolis make for exciting day (4/03)

Walking and bicycling safety begins with all of us (4/03)

March 2017

2017 collection of yard trimmings, leaves and bundled brush begins the week of April 10 (3/31)

Community Connections Conference tomorrow, onsite registration available (3/31)

Senior Skyway Center closes permanently, find other senior centers and resources (3/31)

City-owned lots available for community gardens and market gardens to lease (3/31)

City and downtown leaders release new plan for creating a safe and inviting Hennepin Avenue (3/30)

Having a backyard fire this spring? Follow the law and be a good neighbor (3/30)

Minneapolis selected to join national What Works Cities initiative (3/29)

Join in Youth Violence Prevention Week events April 2-9 (3/29)

Nominations open for Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Awards (3/29)

Traffic control agent struck by car urges drivers to be careful (3/28)

Apply for Fire Department cadet positions starting April 17 (3/27)

City Council approves Section 8 anti-discrimination ordinance (3/24)

All residents and businesses can play a part March 25 and all year to burn less fossil fuels (3/24)

Diabetes Alert Day events - shoppers can find out their diabetes risks and connect with resources that can help (3/21)

City Council committees holding hearing on Section 8 anti-discrimination ordinance (3/20)

Register by March 24 for Community Connections Conference - Your Voice, Your City: CommUnity (3/17)

Minneapolis property owners can sign up for lottery to buy a $25 tree, enter lottery by noon March 20 (3/16)

Community leaders celebrate grand opening of Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center (3/12)

City Council approves new contract with Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis (3/10)

Community to celebrate grand opening of Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center (3/10)

When you change your clocks, change your smoke alarm batteries this weekend (3/10)

City holds sick and safe time listening and information sessions (3/10)

Property value notices are being sent (3/06)

How media and the public can get data from the City (3/03)

$15 workshops: creating resilient yards in the face of changing weather patterns (3/03)

February 2017

Minneapolis making public and commercial building energy use more transparent (2/27)

Apply for openings on Minneapolis boards and commissions (2/23)

Minneapolis Somali-language Food Safety Coalition wins Healthy10 Award (2/23)

City holding minimum wage listening sessions for the general public this week (2/21)

Stakeholder meetings for Peavey Plaza project launching this week (2/21)

Minneapolis City offices closed Feb. 20 for Presidents Day (2/20)

Stay safe while staying warm (2/13)

City creates Transgender Equity Council (2/10)

City Council condemns White House executive actions on immigration (2/10)

‘Orbacles’ wins 2017 Creative City Challenge (2/09)

City hosting open house for 4th Street Reconstruction Project (2/09)

Residents give city high marks in 2016 Resident Survey (2/09)

Save money on your property taxes with state relief programs (2/03)

Recycling guides coming in the mail (2/01)

2016 accomplishments (2/01)

January 2017

Minneapolis wins awards for solar and clean energy (1/26)

City leaders respond to White House orders on immigration (1/25)

Listening sessions on mimimum wage kick off today (1/24)

Hotline for preventing diabetes, prediabetics sign up now for classes in February (1/23)

Council President Johnson appointed to PERA board (1/20)

Save April 1 for fifth annual Community Connections Conference (1/18)

City holding listening sessions to discuss minimum wage (1/17)

Air pollution health advisory issued for the metro area for Tuesday, Jan. 17 (1/17)

City Council passes resolution supporting resettlement of Syrian refugees in Minneapolis (1/13)

Minneapolis gives away free radon test kits (1/13)

Minneapolis City offices closed Jan. 16 (1/13)

Urban Scholars internships now open for applications (1/13)

Minneapolis 2040 feedback summary available (1/13)

When it snows, remember to shovel your sidewalk (1/12)

Creative City Challenge finalists selected (1/12)

Minneapolis declares Snow Emergency (1/11)

Keep safe during extreme cold (1/10)

Your 2017 utility bill (1/10)

Open houses will seek input on 8th Street Reconstruction Project (1/09)

Fifth consecutive year of more than $1 billion in construction (1/06)

Free sand available for icy sidewalks (1/05)

 

Published Jan 5, 2017

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