News for Minneapolis Employees

September 2019

Register for Paths to Positivity now, start mapping out a happier, healthier life (9/17)

Tips from Desk Yogi: practicing self-care on your commute (9/17)

Windows 10 upgrade coming to remaining City computers (9/17)

Get a flu shot at work now through Nov. 7 (9/17)

Donate supplies to City employees deployed overseas (9/17)

Preliminary elevator lobby ceiling design for Public Service Building revealed (9/17)

Stephanie Johnson named director of Surface Water & Sewers (9/17)

Number of counseling sessions through the Employee Assistance Program increases to five (9/17)

¡Somos! emotional intelligence workshop for future and current leaders (9/17)

Welcome immigrants and refugees at Welcoming Week celebration Sept. 20 (9/04)

Community Connections learning lab series starts Sept. 11 (9/04)

Help celebrate Latino Heritage Month (9/04)

August 2019

Writing and editing class Sept. 12 offers ways to make your City information understood (8/30)

Register for the sixth annual Minneapolis Trans Equity Summit Sept. 26 (8/30)

Thank you for your service – August 2019 Service STAR honorees (8/30)

Join WOMEN at the Women in Public Service Conference Nov. 1, line up your approvals now (8/30)

Help the City celebrate Latino Heritage Month (8/30)

Singers: Join the City County Chorus for the 2019 season (8/30)

Thank your payroll staff in honor of 2019 National Payroll Week (8/30)

Document Solution Center switching to online ordering Oct. 1 (8/30)

A note about the Public Service Building from project sponsor Mark Ruff: Balancing privacy and collaboration in the new office building (8/30)

Use the CityLife employee hub for quick access to IT and HR services (8/30)

Cultivate a balanced and grounded life with the September and October Desk Yogi challenge (8/30)

Musicans: Join the Minneapolis Police Band (8/30)

Congrats, 2019 second quarter STAR Award winners (8/21)

Search on the new website will offer better results (8/20)

Elections & Voter Services moves to a new location (8/20)

Retiring in 2022 or later? Register for an all-day retirement seminar Oct. 29 (8/20)

Somos leads moment of silence for shooting victims (8/20)

Community engagement learning labs starting Sept. 11 (8/20)

Learn how to talk to your employees or boss about career goals (8/06)

Save 10% on tuition at St. Catherine University (8/06)

Thank you for your service – July 2019 Service STAR honorees (8/06)

Save the date for the Community Connections Conference Feb. 1, 2020 (8/06)

Improve your healthy eating skills with Monj (8/06)

Cool down with the August Desk Yogi challenge (8/06)

City adopts new social media policy (8/06)

Treat yourself to better health with Omada (8/05)

More than half of all employees have already saved hundreds on their 2020 health insurance premiums – have you? (8/05)

July 2019

See a prototype of the new City website (7/23)

Employees provide input on new building furniture (7/23)

Donate blood Aug. 12 for a chance to win dinner and theater tickets (7/23)

Nina Robertson named director of the Step Up Youth Employment Program (7/23)

Notice added to timesheet process in COMET (7/23)

Changes to the information on your paycheck (7/23)

Update on the new City website (7/10)

Thanks to everyone who tested work station furniture (7/09)

Sasha Cotton named director of the Office of Violence Prevention (7/09)

Improve your back health with the July Desk Yogi challenge (7/09)

June 2019 Service STAR honorees (7/09)

Hands-free law takes effect Aug. 1 (7/09)

Minneapolis wins the Healthy Rivalry challenge again (7/09)

June 2019

Diaa Abu-Shaqra named chief information security officer (6/25)

Learn how to create a highly engaged workforce using your engagement survey results (6/25)

Attend a Windows 10 open lab session to try the new operating system (6/25)

Cultural learning events hosted by the Regulatory Services Equity and Inclusion Team (6/25)

Meet Gilles Mally: Urban Scholar in the Mayor’s Office (6/25)

Your work, your art: How artist are using you and the community to create artworks for the new Public Service Building (6/25)

Test work station furniture for Public Service Building and City Hall renovation project (6/12)

Help Minneapolis stay on top of the Healthy Rivalry leaderboard (6/11)

Free wellness walks will help you find and navigate local farmers markets (6/11)

Celebrate National Pollinator Week 2019; find ways to help pollinators and get free seeds (6/11)

Environmental Health wins 2019 Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for excellence in food protection (6/11)

Congrats, 2019 first quarter STAR Award winners (6/11)

Windows 10 refresh schedule now available (6/11)

Thank you for your service – May 2019 Service STAR honorees (6/11)

Join in World Refugee Day festivities, discussion June 20 (6/11)

May 2019

Join the Division of Race & Equity for sacred conversations (5/28)

Ways to reduce waste when shopping at farmers markets (5/28)

Communications Department wins Northern Lights Awards (5/28)

Step up to the plate and give blood at City Hall blood drive June 17 (5/28)

City welcomes 52 Urban Scholars program interns (5/28)

Welcome aboard - May 15, 2019 (5/15)

View the results of the April My Minneapolis Mini survey (5/14)

Join WOMEN for a networking breakfast May 23 (5/14)

Register for the 2019 Healthy Rivalry Challenge (5/14)

Your department can meet the community with Neighborhood and Community Relations at events this summer (5/14)

Get a discount on your Nice Ride annual membership (5/01)

Become a community connector this summer (5/01)

Congratulations 2018 Super STAR winners (5/01)

Register for the 2019 Hennepin 5K by May 31 for a free t-shirt (5/01)

City computers will upgrade to Windows 10 starting this month (5/01)

Sign up for May health and wellness classes (5/01)

Jump into spring with the May Desk Yogi challenge (5/01)

Sign up now for introductory or advanced training on the Legislative Information Management System (LIMS) (5/01)

Document Solution Center will switch to an online ordering process soon (5/01)

Employee participation in 2018 performance management process sets another record (5/01)

Hy-Vee joins the Medica Healthy Savings program (5/01)

Minneapolis Bikes wants to get you on a bike this spring (5/01)

Attend the professional development fair May 21 to learn about ways to build your career (5/01)

Thank you for your service – April Service STAR honorees (5/01)

Power outage in select areas of City Hall Saturday, May 4 (5/01)

April 2019

Attend a meeting to prepare for retirement (4/16)

Public Health Heroes honored at award ceremony April 17 (4/16)

Volunteer to mentor an Urban Scholar this summer as a network advisor (4/16)

Food businesses will no longer be allowed to serve food in polyethylene-lined paper cups or use No. 6 plastic lids April 22 (4/16)

Help improve the workplace by taking the employee engagement survey April 17-30 (4/15)

Meet READ book club selection author Rafael Johnson (4/02)

Celebrate Public Health Week April 15-19 with Desk Yogi, Public Health Hero award ceremony and resource fair (4/02)

My Health Rewards Journeys help you develop healthy new behaviors (4/02)

Welcome aboard - April 3, 2019 (4/02)

Spring bike classes from Minneapolis Bikes (4/02)

Motivate yourself every Monday with the April Desk Yogi challenge (4/02)

Thank you for your service – March Service STAR honorees (4/02)

March 2019

Join the 2019 Earth Hour movement by turning off the lights March 30 (3/19)

NCR can help with translations at your next event (3/19)

Look for a random satisfaction survey about your recent experience with the IT Service Desk (3/19)

Two changes to recycling materials accepted in Minneapolis (3/19)

Congrats, 2018 fourth quarter STAR Award winners (3/19)

Ron Harris named chief resilience officer (3/06)

“Real People, Real Conversations, Real Solutions” exhibit in Hennepin Gallery through March 28 (3/06)

Access to COMET from home more limited for security (3/05)

The City’s contribution to your Metropass will now appear on your paycheck (3/05)

Welcome aboard - March 6, 2019 (3/05)

Celebrate Women's History Month with the 29% Club (3/05)

¡SOMOS! – the City’s first Latinx employee resource group – launching March 15 (3/05)

Eat healthy with the March Desk Yogi challenge (3/05)

Sign up for weekly deliveries of fresh produce with the 2019 workplace CSA (3/05)

Take one minute to prioritize your health by completing the Omada risk screener (3/05)

February 2019

The road to the Final Four ends here (2/20)

Procurement process now faster and more efficient (2/20)

Free tool helps employees at risk of Type 2 diabetes or heart disease combat obesity (2/19)

Learn about engaging with Native, African-American, immigrant and refugee communities (2/19)

Discover your team’s behavioral differences to improve work productivity (2/19)

Watch for your 1095 tax form in your mailbox; keep it for your records (2/19)

Introducing the City's new employer brand (2/11)

Take the first step toward a healthier you with a health assessment (2/05)

Nurture and strengthen your heart with the February Desk Yogi challenge (2/05)

Rediscovered photos of Twin Cities African-American community on display at Hennepin Gallery (2/05)

Celebrate Black History Month with the Minneapolis Black Employee Network (2/05)

Refreshed ethics training now available (2/05)

City health inspector helps with tropical disease prevention in Southeast Asia (2/05)

Try the YMCA for free Feb. 11-18 (2/05)

January 2019

City debuts new radio program on KMOJ-FM (1/23)

Sign up for free classes to build your winter biking skills (1/23)

City looks to integrate modern workspace trends in new office building and City Hall renovations (1/23)

Urban Scholars project descriptions due Feb. 1 (1/23)

Learn how to prevent repetitive-motion, lifting injuries at ergonomics training offered monthly in 2019 (1/22)

Prepare for W-2 and tax season with these reminders from Payroll (1/08)

Register for Leading Change class to learn ways to navigate volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous change (1/08)

Learn de-escalation strategies for working with people in crisis (1/08)

Promotions - Jan. 9, 2019 (1/08)

Welcome aboard - Jan. 9, 2019 (1/08)

Director of Assessments Rebecca Malmquist wins Member of the Year award from international assessing association (1/08)

Start earning points in the employee wellness program Jan. 14 (1/08)

Use pre-tax dollars for your parking expenses (1/08)

Get back to fitness basics with the January Desk Yogi challenge (1/08)

December 2018

Mockup tests new customer service area layout (12/21)

Watch the mail for your 2019 benefits confirmation statement (12/11)

Make your year-end charitable donations through MinneapolisGives (12/11)

Taxes on 2018 wellness incentives will be taken from upcoming paychecks (12/11)

Tips for a low waste holiday season (12/11)

Learn skills to help difficult conversations at work go well (12/11)

Connect with City stakeholders at the 2019 Community Connections Conference (12/11)

Get engaged with the 29% Club (12/11)

November 2018

Sign up for Dec. 4 writing class (11/28)

Balance your mind with gratitude with the December Desk Yogi challenge (11/27)

Free tickets to Mixed Blood Theatre’s latest show exploring race relations in America (11/14)

Congrats, 2018 third quarter STAR Award winners (11/14)

Make your Thanksgiving low-waste (11/14)

Submit your 2018 invoices to Finance ASAP for payment (11/14)

No electricity in City Hall Nov. 24 (11/14)

Discover how to collaborate best with others at cultural agility training in November and December (11/14)

This month’s Desk Yogi challenge honors men’s health for Movember (11/14)

Submit Urban Scholar project descriptions for returning, graduate, law and other specialized students by Dec. 21 (11/14)

Explore ways to prevent or manage diabetes on World Diabetes Day (11/14)

Five password tips to help secure your accounts (11/12)

October 2018

Be aware of policies restricting political activities and use of City resources for political activities in the work place (10/31)

Director of Environmental Health Dan Huff receives leadership award (10/30)

Enter your 2018 work expectations in Halogen by Nov. 16 (10/30)

Erik Hansen named director of Economic Policy and Development (10/30)

Learn about degree programs and discounts available through Saint Mary’s in Nov. 8 webinar (10/30)

Event to remember the 100th anniversary of World War I (10/30)

Project managers and engineers: learn about contract compliance and protocols at Nov. 7 training (10/16)

Everything you need to know to make your 2019 benefit selections during open enrollment Nov. 1-15 (10/16)

New designs revealed for the conference center in the new Public Service Building (10/16)

Sign up for free cooking class to learn basic food preparation skills (10/15)

Help make work awesome by taking the employee engagement survey Oct. 10-24 (10/02)

Get a flu shot at work — free for most employees; clinics happening now through early November (10/02)

Get paid to help close polls 7:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 6 as an election judge closer (10/02)

Prepare for 2019 open enrollment (10/02)

Work together in the Green Zones (10/02)

Sign up for the fall Shared Ground CSA for four boxes of hearty root vegetables (10/02)

Congratulations to the Desk Yogi summer challenge winner, Regina Buchanan (9/19)

Wellness classes focus on mental health and positivity (9/19)

Upcoming training for supervisors (9/19)

Ditch the drive and join the ride for free (9/19)

Step up for Minneapolis and join the Twin Cities Healthy Rivalry challenge (9/18)

Get free produce at even more farmers markets with an expansion of the Healthy Savings program (9/14)

Haven’t installed Microsoft Office 2016 yet? Do it today to enjoy new features (9/04)

Singers: Join the City County Chorus for the 2018 season (9/04)

Expand your Microsoft 2016 skills with instructor-led courses (9/04)

Create inner peace through the September Desk Yogi challenge (9/04)

Thank your payroll staff in honor of National Payroll Week (9/04)

Sign up for the fall CSA for seven weeks of fresh produce deliveries (9/04)

Back to school: Keeping your kids (and their data) safe online (8/21)

Learn about engaging different Minneapolis communities including American Indian, African-American, immigrant and refugee communities (8/21)

Upgrade to City desktop telephone system will cause outage Saturday, Sept. 15 (8/21)

Public Service Building will feature eight lactation rooms for nursing mothers (8/21)

Record participation in the 2017 PerformMinneapolis performance management process (8/21)

City donates 200 used computers to local nonprofits (8/21)

Give unwanted office supplies a second life (8/21)

More than 40 employees participated in the most recent wellness walk (8/21)

Recognition ceremony for Urban Scholars Friday, Aug. 17 (8/07)

Congrats, 2018 second quarter STAR Award winners (8/07)

More than half of all employees have already saved hundreds on their 2019 health insurance premiums – have you? (8/07)

Michelle Rivero named director of the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (8/07)

Get to know Michelle Rivero (8/07)

Wellness incentives are now taxable (7/24)

How to manage your junk email folder (7/24)

Ginger Bigbie appointed director of Internal Audit (7/24)

Join more than 100 City employees taking simple steps to lose weight with Real Appeal (7/24)

A quick look at three Urban Scholars’ projects (7/24)

Register for Paths to Positivity to create a roadmap to a happier, healthier life (7/24)

Ways to go green at your next meeting (7/10)

Meet Jason Chavez: Urban Scholar for Ward 11 (7/10)

Get free produce at participating farmers markets with your Healthy Savings card (7/10)

Shunu Shrestha named senior advisor for human trafficking prevention (6/26)

Meet Verona Deenanath: Urban Scholar for the Small Business Team (6/26)

Learn how to navigate the legislative information management system (LIMS) in upcoming trainings (6/26)

Enjoy cats and kittens? Volunteer for the Aug. 8 Kitty Hall event (6/26)

Be cyber-safe while traveling this summer (6/26)

Free wellness walks will help you find and navigate local farmers markets (6/26)

Complete workplace violence prevention training to learn how to recognize and respond to violent situations (6/12)

Learn conflict resolution skills and de-escalation strategies to use when working with someone in a mental health crisis (6/12)

Help protect bees and butterflies, get free seeds during National Pollinator Week June 18-24 (6/12)

Sign up for new training on trauma, resiliency and systems change work across Minneapolis (6/12)

Updated procedures for overnight business travel take effect July 1 (6/11)

Serve as an election judge Aug. 14 and Nov. 6 (6/04)

Join the Desk Yogi June challenge for the chance to win a stress relief kit (5/29)

City welcomes 46 Urban Scholars (5/29)

Try one of the top 10 wellness journeys (5/29)

Develop a strategic plan for your professional life at workshops hosted by the 29 Percent Club (5/29)

Five benefits of signing up for the workplace CSA (5/24)

Learn about the new features and enhancements in the latest version of Office (5/15)

Upgrade to Microsoft Office 2016 with OneDrive starting soon (5/15)

Congratulations 2018 Super STAR winners (5/15)

Get weight loss support to help lose weight and prevent diabetes (5/01)

Get your bike tuned up for free May 17 to prepare for Twin Cities Bike to Work Day (5/01)

Learn how to prevent repetitive-motion, lifting injuries at ergonomics training (5/01)

Learn to ride a bicycle confidently and safely at upcoming sessions (5/01)

Farmers market season begins; use map to find a market near you (5/01)

Dawn Baker named director of learning and development solutions (5/01)

Get to know Dawn Baker (5/01)

Join the Desk Yogi May challenge for the chance to win a yoga-inspired go-to box (5/01)

Learn tips for taking charge of your professional development at May 15 workshop (5/01)

Get your 2018 Nice Ride discount while supplies last (4/26)

Get up to speed on the Public Service Building project (4/18)

Get ready to become a homeowner (4/17)

Welcome aboard (4/17)

Volunteer to mentor an Urban Scholars intern this summer as a network advisor (4/17)

Walk or run the Hennepin 5K June 21 (4/17)

Join the City Hall recycling challenge April 23 (4/17)

Help end plastic pollution to observe Earth Day 2018 (4/17)

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month (4/17)

Join the next Minneapolis Bikes group ride April 27 (4/17)

Minneapolis honors public health heroes at resource fair (4/17)

“The Americans in Tours: 1917-1919” now on display in Hennepin Gallery (4/17)

Congrats, 2018 first quarter STAR Award winners (4/16)

Office confusion on what’s recyclable or compostable? Solid Waste & Recycling can help (4/12)

Welcome aboard (4/03)

Prepare for storm season with Severe Weather Awareness Week (4/03)

Register for free seminar to learn more about your retirement benefits (4/03)

SelectAccount has become Further (4/03)

Free tickets to Mixed Blood Theatre’s latest show exploring the gender continuum (4/03)

Celebrate Public Health Week April 9-12 with Desk Yogi, group bike rides and more (4/03)

New tools available for updating W-4 (tax allowance) information (3/20)

New online process gives vendors view into procurement (3/20)

Support sustainability at work by recycling organics (3/07)

New internet security system will block dangerous websites (3/07)

Self-service password reset tool now available (3/07)

New IT Service Desk hours begin (3/07)

Let the light shine: how the new downtown consolidated office building will maximize natural light (3/05)

Improve your financial wellness with free classes and resources (3/05)

Join the Desk Yogi March challenge to get fit with work friends and win prizes (3/05)

Let the light shine: how the new downtown consolidated office building will maximize natural light (3/04)

Meet the CSA farmers and more at a wellness fair March 15 (2/20)

Welcome aboard (2/20)

Office 2016 with OneDrive is coming soon: Sign up for the early adopter program to test it first (2/20)

Sign up for the workplace CSA for weekly deliveries of fresh produce (2/20)

Congrats, 2017 fourth quarter STAR Award winners (2/16)

New data shows increase in City spending with minority- and women-owned suppliers (2/16)

Supervisors: Use an online process to separate staff from City employment (2/16)

Sign up for wellness classes to earn points (2/06)

Details about parking at the new downtown consolidated office building (2/06)

Discuss community priorities with City policymakers at the 2018 Community Connections Conference (2/06)

Commemorate Data Privacy Day by learning ways to protect your personal data (1/23)

Sign up to receive emergency alerts from the City (1/23)

Minneapolis mayor and council begin new terms (1/09)

Your input is needed in resilience survey (1/08)

New tool makes it easier for entrepreneurs and small business owners to do business in Minneapolis (1/08)

Sign up for a health screening to earn up to 200 wellness points (1/08)

Welcome aboard (1/08)

Save money and improve your health with the 2018 employee wellness program (1/08)

Animal Care and Control receives $5,000 grant from Petco Foundation’s Holiday Wishes Campaign (1/08)

Police Department honored 46 officers and 21 community members for outstanding dedication and heroism (1/08)

Tis the season to review the City’s gift-giving policy (12/13)

New SharePoint site about the consolidated office building now live – what do you want to know? (12/13)

Donate to your favorite charity using the new employee giving platform (12/13)

Interactive football theme park coming to the convention center for Super Bowl LII (12/12)

New management system for leaves of absence starting Jan. 1 (12/12)

Download SelectAccount app to manage medical spending accounts (12/12)

City employees learn superhero strategies for tackling everyday customer service challenges (12/12)

Thank you for your service – November Service STAR winners (12/12)

New technology will make the City’s procurement process faster and more efficient (12/12)

City’s student election judge program receives national award (12/12)

Sign up for the next installment of the GARE racial equity speaker series Dec. 6 (11/28)

Minneapolis Animal Care and Control receives Holiday Wishes grant (11/28)

Departments across the City prepare for Super Bowl LII (11/28)

MERICA hosts inaugural event, recognition ceremony for military members (11/28)

Walk-in flu shot clinics at Hennepin County open to City employees (11/28)

Give blood at City Hall blood drive Dec. 11, enter to win sports tickets (11/28)

Watch videos for tips on new password policy, staying safe online (11/28)

Go paperless: Get your Minnesota State Retirement System statements online (11/28)

911 implements Priority Dispatch System (11/14)

Artists turn weapons into works of art to address gun violence (11/14)

Sign up to hear expert panel on immigrant and refugee trauma (11/14)

Today is the last day to select your 2018 benefits (11/14)

Congrats, 2017 third quarter STAR Award winners (11/14)

Check out the history of Minneapolis Water (11/14)

Get to know Patrick Hanlon (11/14)

Important Super Bowl transportation information now available in guide titled “Know Before You Go” (11/14)

Patrick Hanlon named director of environmental programs (11/14)

City kicks off public website project (11/14)

Participate in open and honest conversations about race and diversity at the Acting Black performance (11/01)

Super Bowl LIVE coming to Nicollet Mall (11/01)

Psychological first aid training for City employees (11/01)

Win the next book club selection with the READ scavenger hunt (11/01)

Send invoices to Finance ASAP for payment (11/01)

New process for separating from City employment (11/01)

Select your 2018 benefits now through Nov. 15 (10/31)

Police Department partners with Little Free Library to bring books to kids (10/31)

October 2017 designated Community Planning Month in Minneapolis (10/31)

Snow season is here: Your guide to Snow Emergencies (10/31)

City wins recognition for leading the way in public health (10/31)

Minimum wage rules and FAQs available, public comment period open through Nov. 17 (10/17)

New dashboards display the demographics of the City’s workforce (10/17)

Free SharePoint training Oct. 28 (10/17)

Trans* Equity Summit furthers conversation on transgender equity (10/17)

Get the next READ Book Club selection, save the date for upcoming events (10/17)

Creative City Challenge seeks creative proposals for interactive public art at The Commons (10/17)

311 celebrates Customer Service Week (10/17)

Final trauma training features expert panel (10/17)

Get to know Laura Davis (10/17)

Laura Davis named director of Labor Relations (10/17)

Attend cyber security lunch-and-learn events to help you stay safe online (10/04)

Prepare for open enrollment (10/03)

Heather Worthington named director of Long Range Planning (10/03)

Take part in the #WeAreMpls campaign by adding a frame to your Facebook profile picture (10/03)

Racial equity coordinators hold first meeting (10/03)

Public Works seeks applicants for trainee program (10/03)

Thank you for your service – September Service STAR winners (10/03)

Save on tuition at Hamline University’s School of Business (10/03)

Upcoming equity and inclusion training (10/03)

Fall street sweeping begins Oct. 17 (10/03)

Get to know Heather Worthington (10/03)

Give blood Oct. 10 and get two Crayola Experience tickets (10/03)

Chief Financial Officer Mark Ruff receives CFO of the Year award (10/03)

Sessions coming up in October to discuss PERA benefits (9/19)

Choose to reuse coupons available from Hennepin County (9/19)

Get to know Ricka Stenerson (9/19)

New Minneapolis program available to clean up litter in public spaces (9/19)

Driver’s Alert program marks one year anniversary (9/19)

Sign up for the next class in the Foundations of Equity certificate program (9/19)

More trauma training classes available Sept. 20-Oct. 13 (9/19)

Human Resources Service Center launching Oct. 3 (9/19)

Get a head start on 2017 performance appraisals (9/19)

Welcome aboard (9/19)

Ricka Stenerson named director of Total Compensation Division in Human Resources (9/19)

Metro Transit’s Oct. 1 fare increase will not affect City’s Metropass users (9/19)

Mayor Hodges proposes 2018 budget (9/19)

Nicollet Mall project on target for November completion (9/19)

City launches #WeAreMpls campaign during ‘Welcoming Week’ celebrations (9/19)

Fourth annual Minneapolis Trans* Equity Summit Sept. 28 (9/19)

Sign up now to serve as an election judge Nov. 7 (9/19)

Absentee balloting opens Sept. 22 (9/19)

Minneapolis hosts Welcoming Week, Sept. 15 - 24 (9/18)

LIMS: City begins using new system for handling council agenda items (9/06)

Healthy vending taste test event is Sept. 14 (9/06)

Health Department has critical but low-profile role in large-scale community incidents (9/05)

Thank you for your service – August Service STAR winners (9/05)

Learn about your retirement benefits at upcoming seminar (9/05)

Additional SharePoint 101 training classes available (9/05)

Volunteer for the annual bicyclist and pedestrian count Sept. 12-14 (9/05)

Don’t stop now. You can still earn gift cards by earning points in the wellness program (9/05)

Other Police Command staff members (9/05)

LIMS: City begins using new system for handling council legislation (9/05)

Get to know Assistant Chief Michael Kjos (9/05)

Welcome aboard (9/05)

September is National Preparedness Month (9/05)

Promotions (9/05)

MPD, MFD and Park Police square off in BBQ “Battle of the Badges” Sept. 9 (9/05)

Learn more about the City’s new job success factor: cultural agility (9/05)

Desk Yogi founder Jacqui Burge to visit Minneapolis (9/05)

Deputy Chief/Chief of Staff Art Knight (9/05)

Deputy Chief of Investigations Erick Fors (9/05)

Deputy Chief of Professional Standards Henry Halvorson (9/05)

It’s time for your annual flu shot (9/05)

Sign up for the next set of classes in the Foundations of Equity certificate program and Trauma Training (9/05)

Coming Soon: New HR Service Now Platform (9/05)

Beware of Hurricane Harvey-related scams (9/05)

City picks lead design team for new consolidated office building downtown (9/05)

Assistant Chief Mike Kjos (9/05)

Trauma training begins Aug. 30 (8/22)

Minneapolis Black Employee Network hosts happy hour event Aug. 23 (8/22)

City joins Welcoming Cities and Counties network (8/22)

Congratulations, Medaria Arradondo, new chief of the Police Department (8/22)

Metro Transit announces downtown to State Fair bus route (8/22)

Welcome aboard (8/22)

Volunteer or just join in Open Streets Franklin Aug. 27 (8/22)

STEP-UP wraps up yet another successful summer youth employment program (8/22)

Employee and supervisor classes help build on and improve skills (8/22)

Last chance to save on your health insurance premiums (8/22)

Enjoy singing? Join the City-County Chorus (8/22)

Sign up for the next class in the Foundations of Equity certificate program (8/22)

City, Park Board launch interactive maps for self-guided public art tours (8/22)

Minneapolis Convention Center awarded LEED green building certification (8/22)

Mayor Hodges to deliver 2018 budget address Sept. 12 (8/22)

Congrats, 2017 second quarter STAR Award winners (8/10)

Next installment of the MN GARE Racial Equity speaker series Aug. 23 (8/09)

Hourly employees will see ‘holiday worked’ pay adjustment effective Sept. 3 (8/08)

Welcome aboard (8/08)

Next Minneapolis Black Employee Network event Aug. 23 (8/08)

Thank you for your service – July Service STAR winners (8/08)

Sign up for the next class in the Foundations of Equity certificate program (8/08)

Minneapolis posts deleted EPA climate change data (8/08)

Desk Yogi now available to City employees (8/08)

Decorative manhole covers return to Nicollet Mall (8/08)

29% Club to hold panel discussion Aug. 29 (8/08)

Recognition ceremony for Urban Scholars interns Friday (8/08)

Learn how you can still earn 300 points in the wellness program by Aug. 31 (8/08)

Promotions (8/08)

Last chance to earn up to 200 points for a biometric screening (7/26)

Take a survey about safe and brave space conversations (7/25)

Shining STAR Awards (7/25)

Join your neighbors at National Night Out Aug. 1 (7/25)

Welcome aboard (7/25)

Nominate a STAR employee (7/25)

Register for trauma training (7/25)

City STAR Awards (7/25)

Enjoy a Minneapolis art fair (7/25)

Enter to win tickets to a Vikings game, the Minnesota State Fair or the Renaissance Festival at City Hall blood drive Aug. 14 (7/25)

The rise of Downtown East (7/25)

Last round of training on new system to submit requests for council action (7/25)

New classes open to all City employees (7/25)

Co-STAR Awards (7/25)

North STAR Awards (7/25)

Shining STAR Awards (7/25)

Shining STAR Awards (7/25)

Celebrate great food during National Farmers Market Week (7/25)

New source for City data analysts: Analytics Hub (7/25)

City marks 10th anniversary of bridge collapse (7/25)

Summer is a perfect time for an outdoor art fair (7/24)

New tool can help you make decisions that increase use of women-owned and minority-owned businesses (7/12)

Register for trauma training (7/11)

Free ice cream, multicultural entertainment and children’s activities at Minneapolis Sister Cities celebration (7/11)

X Games makes Minneapolis debut (7/11)

Additional SharePoint classes added (7/11)

Thanks, Kitty Hall workers (7/11)

Minneapolis police officer named ‘Officer of the Year’ (7/11)

Welcome aboard (7/11)

Promotions (7/11)

Thank you for your service – June Service STAR winners (7/11)

Sick and safe time ordinance now in effect (7/11)

Red Cross blood drive at Convention Center Friday (7/11)

Sign up now for a biometric screening to earn up to 200 points before Aug. 31 (7/11)

New healthy food options in vending machines (7/11)

Minneapolis Black Employee Network meets Thursday, July 13 (7/11)

City Council passes municipal minimum wage ordinance (7/11)

29% Club to hold networking meeting July 18 (7/11)

Aquatennial fun is just around the corner (7/11)

Minneapolis police officer named ‘Officer of the Year’ (7/10)

Almost 2,000 STEP-UP interns started their first day at more than 230 workplaces (6/27)

Get to know Kate Knuth (6/27)

Additional dates for free mindfulness practice sessions (6/27)

Volunteer for the 2017 Minneapolis Aquatennial (6/27)

Celebrate the Fourth of July (6/27)

Be safe with fireworks, keep 911 open for emergencies (6/27)

Close to retiring? Attend an upcoming PERA workshop (6/27)

Celebrate Somali Independence Day (6/27)

City wins wellness and environmental awards from Hennepin County (6/27)

Not getting wellness program notifications? Update your email address. (6/27)

X Games makes Minneapolis debut (6/27)

Sign up for the next class in the Foundations of Equity certificate program (6/27)

City receives League of Minnesota Cities award for focus on advancing racial equity (6/27)

Healthy vending machine food options coming in July (6/27)

Kate Knuth named City of Minneapolis chief resilience officer (6/27)

Trains switch to bus service for downtown stations through July 3 (6/27)

Learn to publish content on City’s public website and CityTalk (6/27)

Sign up for classes on effectively engaging with diverse communities (6/27)

Trauma training for City employees (6/27)

Sign up now to learn SharePoint (6/27)

New online diabetes prevention program available to City employees (6/27)

City employees earn Foundations of Equity certificates (6/13)

Free mindfulness practice sessions now available to City employees (6/13)

Buy a new bike at an upcoming police auction (6/13)

Minneapolis Black Employee Network hosts speaker series June 20 (6/13)

Learn more about a new employee resource group launching this fall (6/13)

Vintage City machines now displayed in City Hall (6/13)

Micah Intermill named budget director (6/13)

Get to know Micah Intermill (6/13)

Celebrate the 45th annual Twin Cities Pride Festival (6/13)

Promotions (6/13)

City Hall/Courthouse building’s Fourth Street smoking area changes (6/13)

Urban Scholars interns begin sixth summer working with City, partner organizations (6/13)

Explore historic Minneapolis sites on walking tours (6/13)

Thank you for your service – May Service STAR winners (6/13)

Learn more about the observance of Ramadan (6/13)

Celebrate Juneteenth (6/13)

Felines take over City Hall for Minneapolis Kitty Hall on June 27 (6/13)

‘Minneapolis Minute’ offers quick take on City news and initiatives (6/13)

Welcome aboard (6/13)

Nice Ride discounts still available (6/13)

Staff reviewing options for plastic bag ordinance (6/13)

Earn your discounted health care premium rate by Aug. 31 (6/13)

Get fun resources to help protect bees and butterflies in National Pollinator Week June 19-25 (6/13)

Former Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton recognized with bronze bust (5/31)

Play in the street at an Open Streets event this summer (5/31)

Get up to $1,000 toward a healthier workplace (5/31)

City moves forward with minimum wage ordinance (5/31)

Watch out for DocuSign phishing scam (5/31)

Going above and beyond the call of duty (5/31)

Verifying health care purchases with your SelectAccount debit card (5/31)

State of the City: "One Minneapolis and the Call of Transformation" (5/31)

Step up to the plate and give blood (5/31)

The Commons 2017 summer season kicks off in June (5/31)

Creative City Challenge winner debuts at Northern Spark June 10 (5/31)

Sign up for the next class in the Foundations of Equity certificate program (5/31)

Program offers employee discounts at many local outlets (5/31)

Sign up for the next class in the Foundations of Equity certificate program (5/30)

Congratulations 2017 Super STAR winners (5/23)

Security Alert: Ransomware Cyberattack (5/15)

Breanna Patsch, Shining STARs (5/12)

Steve Poor, North STAR Super STAR (5/12)

Fire Department EMS Career Pathway team, Co-STARs Super STAR (5/12)

Be a part of the Minneapolis Black Employee Network (5/12)

Next Racial Equity speaker series event is May 24 (5/12)

Minneapolis: A leader in artistic utility boxes, painted intersections and more (5/12)

Forrest Brown, 2017 City STAR Super STAR (5/12)

Join the Emergency Operations Center team to help during special events, disasters (5/12)

City Hall basement renovation to temporarily move seating, vending machines (5/12)

Watch out for the Google Docs phishing scam (5/12)

Green Homes North wins NALHFA Single-Family Excellence Award (5/12)

29% club to hold networking meeting May 23 (5/11)

Play the SharePoint scavenger hunt to win a copy of the READ book club selection (5/03)

Volunteer to mentor an Urban Scholars intern this summer as a network advisor (5/03)

Understanding Cinco de Mayo (5/03)

All-gender restrooms coming to City buildings this month (5/03)

What the medical insurance plan structure changes mean for employees (5/03)

Get your Nice Ride discount while supplies last (5/03)

City seeks staff to serve as ambassadors and lead the charge on racial equity initiatives (5/03)

Get up to $1,000 to support wellness in your department (5/03)

READ book club event (5/03)

Foundations of Equity course 5 (5/03)

Go on a wellness journey (5/03)

Thank you for your service – April Service STAR winners (5/02)

Get to know and love tap water: Celebrate Drinking Water Week May 7-13 (5/02)

Save the date for a STAR-studded event (5/02)

Precinct open houses, law enforcement memorial service part of National Police Week observance (5/02)

May is Minneapolis Bike Month (5/02)

Government Center South Plaza to host Nicollet Mall farmers market on Thursdays beginning May 4 (5/02)

Dedication highlights new clock faces on Minneapolis City Hall/Hennepin Courthouse clock tower (5/02)

Meet READ book club selection author Lesley Arimah (4/19)

Fresh produce discount still available (4/19)

Congratulations, Medaria Arradondo, new assistant chief of the Police Department (4/19)

Having a backyard fire this spring? Follow the law and be a good neighbor (4/19)

Help Regulatory Services donate 3,000 diapers to families in need (4/18)

Co-STAR Award: William Dougherty, Yigliola Malca and John DeMars (4/18)

North STAR Award: Janine Ryan (4/18)

North STAR Award: Clara Schmit-Gonzalez (4/18)

Congratulations, Medaria Arradondo, new assistant chief of the Police Department (4/18)

Weigh in on the role of neighborhood organizations (4/18)

Health leaders receive resources to transform public health (4/18)

Sick and safe time rules and FAQs available (4/18)

Shop the police auction (4/18)

Attend panel discussion with women leaders at the City of Minneapolis (4/18)

Prepare for storm season with weather safety drills April 20 (4/18)

Co-STAR Award: Matt Brink, Joe Klejwa, Sean Oberg, Brian Hauschild, Remington Edwards and Daniel Rohloff (4/18)

Need to think outside the box? Visit the Innovation Center (4/05)

City approves Section 8 anti-discrimination ordinance (4/05)

Minneapolis selected to join national What Works Cities initiative making government more effective using data and evidence (4/05)

Track your healthy behaviors to earn up to 200 points (4/05)

Learn about your retirement benefits at upcoming seminar (4/05)

Visit an online clinic anytime, anywhere (4/05)

Get 10 percent off swag at Minneapolis Visitor Information (4/05)

Learn how to use the new system for submitting requests for council action (4/05)

Get help managing a diverse workforce, promoting equity and fairness in hiring (4/05)

New email scam is going around (4/05)

Thank you for your service – March Service STAR winners (4/04)

Celebrate 911 during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (4/04)

Get the next READ Book Club selection (4/04)

Traffic control agent struck by car urges drivers to be careful (4/04)

Nice Ride bikes roll into town; watch for employee membership discounts in May (3/22)

Get ready for street sweeping; spread the word to prevent tickets, tows (3/22)

Health Department holds Diabetes Alert Day events (3/22)

Get free wellness advice and support from an expert, earn 25 points (3/22)

Beware of scammers calling to get into your computer (3/22)

Capital asset requests for 2018-2022 must be made by March 31 (3/22)

Learn how implementing HUD requirement can help build a stronger, more inclusive city (3/22)

Learn about marginalization and how to identify it at work (3/21)

Register by March 24 for the Community Connections Conference (3/21)

Join in Youth Violence Prevention Week events April 2-9 (3/21)

Learn how to prevent repetitive-motion, lifting injuries at ergonomics training (3/08)

Save these dates for the 2017 Advancing Racial Equity speaker series (3/08)

On the road, off the phone: Follow the City’s distracted driving policy (3/08)

Save 25 percent on fresh produce deliveries; limited number of discounts available (3/08)

New forms make it faster, easier to request capital assets, IT projects (3/08)

New forms make it faster, easier to request capital assets and IT projects (3/08)

City celebrates two years of smoke-free entrances; remember employees must follow City’s smoke-free policy (3/08)

Precinct caucuses take place April 4; watch video on political ethics to ensure you follow the do’s and don’ts (3/07)

Register as an exhibitor at the Community Connections Conference by March 10 (3/07)

Thank you for your service – February Service STAR winners (3/07)

New forms make it faster, easier to request capital assets, IT projects (3/07)

Learn how to use the new system for submitting requests for council action (3/07)

Join the Emergency Operations Center team to help during special events, disasters (3/07)

Celebrate Women’s History Month with the 29% Club (3/07)

Karuna Mahajan named director of Operations and Innovation in CPED (3/07)

Get to know Operations and Innovation Director Karuna Mahajan (3/07)

Website home page gets a facelift (3/07)

Current real estate portfolio (3/07)

Read findings from focus groups on the consolidated downtown office building (3/07)

Breanna Patsch (2/23)

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

‘Orbacles’ wins 2017 Creative City Challenge (2/23)

Save 25 percent on fresh produce deliveries; limited number of discounts available (2/23)

Register as an exhibitor at the sixth annual Community Connections Conference (2/23)

City to debut new workplace giving model this spring (2/23)

New language services portal helps you with outreach (2/23)

Explore workplace diversity and its impact (2/23)

Earn while you learn (2/23)

Workshops help you understand how to hire vendors for purchases under $100,000 (2/23)

Join the 29% Club to help empower and advance women at the City (2/23)

Apply to serve on the Transgender Equity Council (2/23)

Give yourself credit: Self-report healthy activities for points (2/23)

‘Orbacles’ wins 2017 Creative City Challenge (2/23)

Guest and Security Services (2/22)

Wellness Committee (2/22)

Steve Poor (2/22)

Open enrollment team (2/22)

Mary Ellen Heng (2/22)

Benedict White, Tim Greene and Clayton Ternes (2/22)

Shaunte Hill (2/22)

Data portals (2/22)

EMS team (2/22)

Traffic and Parking Services (2/22)

LIfesaving team (2/22)

What's wrong here? (2/08)

Minneapolis wins awards for solar energy and clean energy (2/08)

New report shows racial wealth gap is structural, fueled by public policy (2/08)

Thank you for your service – January Service STAR winners (2/08)

Minneapolis Fire Department’s EMS Pathways Academy applications open Feb. 13 (2/08)

Save 25 percent on fresh produce deliveries, meet the farmers Feb. 24 (2/08)

Learn more about the story behind ‘Hidden Figures’ at READ book club Feb. 17, meet the author (2/08)

Save 25 percent on fresh produce deliveries, meet the farmers Feb. 24 (2/08)

Set your 2017 work expectations (2/08)

Sean Skibbie named new director of Contract Compliance (2/08)

Get to know Sean Skibbie (2/08)

Employees launch Minneapolis Black Employee Network (2/08)

Watch out for a malicious attachment in phishing email (2/08)

Watch Police and Fire take the plunge for the Special Olympics (2/08)

Creative City Challenge finalists selected (2/08)

Alphabet Soup (2/08)

Watch Police and Fire take the plunge for the Special Olympics (2/07)

Wellness Committee works for you (2/07)

Get weight loss support to help prevent diabetes and earn 300 points (2/07)

Get the next book for the READ Book Club, save the date for an event with the author (1/25)

Start earning points now in the employee wellness program (1/25)

City holding listening sessions this week on minimum wage (1/25)

Learn how to work more effectively with coworkers from different generations (1/25)

Get easy, fast help with your technology needs (1/25)

Sign up for a biometric screening to earn up to 200 points (1/25)

Get help managing a diverse workforce, promoting equity and fairness in hiring (1/25)

A note from City Coordinator Spencer Cronk (1/25)

Be aware of these additional purchasing changes (1/12)

Observers studying downtown workspaces this week (1/12)

Save money and get health resources with the 2017 employee wellness program (1/12)

Set up your account and health care debit card with SelectAccount (1/12)

Observers studying downtown workspaces this week (1/12)

Get weight loss support to help prevent diabetes and earn 300 points (1/12)

New contract process has begun; learn how to hire vendors for work under $100,000 (1/12)

Thank you for your service – December Service STAR winners (1/12)

Sign up for a biometric screening to earn up to 200 points (1/12)

Learn about and test your implicit bias (1/12)

Improve your computer skills with City-paid classes (1/12)

Minneapolis begins resilience work to address catastrophes and chronic stresses (1/12)

My Minneapolis survey results are in: More employees feel engaged at work, proud of their department’s service quality (1/12)

Find your department contacts in COMET (1/12)

City completes 2016 resident survey (1/12)

Conquer your fear of public speaking at Toastmasters (1/12)

Never lose your way in the skyway again (1/12)

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