2016 Newsroom

December 2016

Streets near U.S. Bank Stadium closing for Sunday’s Vikings game (12/30)

Minneapolis City offices closed Monday, Jan. 2 (12/30)

Minneapolis City offices closed Monday, Dec. 26 (12/23)

City launches program increasing contracting opportunities for small businesses (12/21)

Mayor Hodges and 100 Resilient Cities - 'Resilient Minneapolis' workshop (12/19)

Minneapolis declares Snow Emergency (12/17)

Streets near U.S. Bank Stadium closing for Sunday’s Vikings game (12/16)

City of Minneapolis is Seeking Development Proposals for 695 and 699 Lowry Avenue NE in Minneapolis - CPED (12/16)

Sprint is restoring 911 for its Minneapolis customers (12/13)

Sprint customers cannot call 911 in Minneapolis (12/13)

Minneapolis declares Snow Emergency (12/11)

When it snows, remember to shovel your sidewalk (12/09)

Landscape architecture firm awarded contract to restore Peavey Plaza (12/09)

City Council passes resolution opposing national registry, surveillance (12/08)

Businesses can get City help with energy efficiency investments (12/07)

City offers green business cost-share funding for businesses (12/06)

City of Minneapolis STEP-UP Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications for 2017 (CPED) (12/06)

November 2016

Streets near U.S. Bank Stadium closing for Thursday’s Vikings game (11/30)

Minneapolis City offices closed Nov. 24 and 25 (11/23)

Stay safe while cooking this Thanksgiving (11/22)

City addressing discrimination in public accommodations (11/22)

November declared Transgender Awareness Month (11/18)

Minneapolis condemns violence and hate speech (11/18)

Standing with all members of our one Minneapolis (11/18)

Minneapolis closing streets near U.S. Bank Stadium for Sunday’s Vikings game (11/18)

Minneapolis is Seeking Request for Proposals for Two Parcels in North Minneapolis - CPED (11/17)

Over 100 Expected to Attend Second Annual IT Career and Training Expo - CPED Media Advisory (11/14)

City of Minneapolis is Seeking Request for Proposals for Commercial Property at 4146 Fremont Avenue North - CPED (11/10)

Minneapolis City offices closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day (11/10)

City recognizes high performing commercial buildings (11/10)

City Council approves key connection for Orange Line BRT system (11/04)

City Council approves update to City’s investment policy to increase support for affordable housing (11/04)

Change your clocks, change your smoke alarm batteries this weekend (11/04)

Nov. 8 is Election Day (11/04)

Minneapolis City Council approves over $9 million in affordable housing investments throughout Minneapolis (11/04)

Minneapolis closing streets near U.S. Bank Stadium for Sunday’s Vikings game (11/04)

Creative City Challenge seeks proposals for interactive public art (11/02)

City of Minneapolis is Seeking Requests for Proposals for Northeast Corner of Penn-Lowry in North Minneapolis (CPED) (11/02)

Body-worn cameras now used by police throughout Minneapolis (11/02)

Rollout complete of MPD body-worn cameras (Advisory) (11/01)

October 2016

Minneapolis testing voting machines (Advisory) (10/31)

What voters need to know about early voting a week before Election Day (10/31)

Community leaders celebrate groundbreaking for Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center (10/28)

Snow Emergency information coming to household mailboxes (10/27)

Community to celebrate groundbreaking for Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center - ADVISORY (10/27)

Voter guides in the mail (10/26)

City to test out late-night traffic plan for Warehouse District (10/25)

City tests out traffic plan to improve mobility, enhance vibrancy in Warehouse District - ADVISORY (10/24)

City to hold town hall conference call following closing of MPD Internal Affairs investigation (10/21)

Early voting hours expand Oct. 24 (10/21)

Lynx Final prompts friendly wager between Mayor Hodges and Los Angeles mayor (10/20)

New hotline for help preventing diabetes (10/20)

City to recognize high performing commercial buildings (10/19)

2016 collection of leaves and bundled brush ends the week of Nov. 14 (10/18)

Minneapolis again receives high credit ratings, helping save more than $4.5 million in the coming years (10/17)

City, Park Board Receive One Submission for Master Developer Upper Harbor Terminal Phase 1 Redevelopment - CPED (10/17)

Fall street sweeping begins Oct. 18 (10/14)

Downtown streets closing tomorrow (10/14)

City Hosting Two October Open Houses Seeking Community Feedback for Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan - CPED (10/14)

Organics recycling reaches 40 percent opt-in rate (10/12)

Deadlines approaching — apply for openings on Minneapolis boards and commissions (10/12)

Office of Police Conduct Review unveils new data portal (10/11)

Office of Police Conduct Review unveils new data portal - Advisory (10/10)

City outlines engagement plan for proposed minimum wage policy (10/07)

Minneapolis City offices closed Monday, Oct. 10 (10/07)

Election Day a month out (10/07)

Thousands of runners hit the streets Sunday for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon (10/07)

Minneapolis closing streets near U.S. Bank Stadium for Sunday Vikings game and the Twin Cities Marathon (10/07)

Minneapolis closing streets near U.S. Bank Stadium for tonight’s Vikings game (10/03)

Minneapolis offers no-interest financing for recommended energy-efficiency upgrades (10/03)

September 2016

Open Streets U of M takes place tomorrow (9/30)

Cyber security events help you stay safe online (9/28)

Minneapolis elections staff handing out voting info to commuters - Media Advisory (9/26)

Crews begin City Hall/County Courthouse clock face overhaul (9/22)

Minneapolis among first in nation to open presidential race - ADVISORY (9/22)

Early voting opens Sept. 23 (9/20)

Minneapolis closing streets near U.S. Bank Stadium for Sunday’s Vikings game (9/16)

Open Streets Nicollet takes place this weekend (9/16)

More people biking to work in Minneapolis (9/15)

Parkside at Humboldt Greenway Completes Vision of Providing High Quality, Amenity Rich Housing in Minneapolis - CPED (9/14)

City awarded $5 million grant to promote resiliency in communities (9/14)

Viewers can now watch Minneapolis government meeting broadcasts in high definition (9/09)

Apply for openings on the Workplace Advisory Committee (9/08)

City leaders unveil new Third Avenue protected bike lanes (9/08)

One-block stretch of Washington Avenue closing to traffic (9/08)

Help shape our city — apply for openings on Minneapolis boards and commissions (9/08)

City leaders celebrate soft opening of Third Avenue bike lanes - ADVISORY (9/07)

Minneapolis remembers former Mayor Al Hofstede (9/03)

Minneapolis City offices closed Labor Day (9/02)

City’s producer of tap water wins diversity award (9/02)

September is National Preparedness Month (9/02)

Voting in the Nov. 8 general election? (9/02)

Multiple events in Minneapolis make for exciting day (9/01)

August 2016

City launches distracted driving policy (8/31)

Third annual Minneapolis Trans* Equity Summit Sept. 22 (8/30)

Minneapolis closing streets near U.S. Bank Stadium for Sunday’s Vikings game (8/26)

City of Minneapolis Exceeds $1 Billion in Permits Issued Sooner Than Any Previous Year on Record (CPED) (8/26)

One block of First Street in Downtown closed for water service line break (8/24)

City’s Health Department gets accreditation (8/23)

City hosting gun buyback in partnership with Pillsbury United Communities (8/23)

City Council approves Creative City Road Map (8/22)

Fox suspected in biting incidents tests positive for rabies (8/19)

Open Streets Franklin takes place this weekend (8/19)

City Council approves resolution creating new Workplace Advisory Committee (8/19)

Minneapolis closes several streets near U.S. Bank Stadium for weekend concerts (8/19)

City of Minneapolis STEP-UP Youth Employment Program Announces 2016 Employer, Intern and Supervisor of the Year Awards (8/18)

Test being performed to see if fox suspected in biting incidents had rabies (8/17)

Fox suspected of biting woman caught (8/17)

City of Minneapolis STEP-UP Youth Employment Program to Celebrate Completion of 1,700 Internships - CPED Advisory (8/17)

Pillsbury United Communities Hosts Hiring and Training Fair - CPED Advisory (8/17)

City searching for fox that bit woman (8/16)

Community rallies to save Orange Line’s Lake Street Station (8/15)

Residents, businesses, elected leaders rally to save Orange Line’s Lake Street station - Media Advisory (8/12)

Mayors of Minneapolis and Bosaso, Somalia sign “sister city” relationship agreement - Media Advisory (8/11)

Pillsbury United Communities Hosts Hiring and Training Fair - CPED Media Advisory (8/11)

City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Seeking Developer for Upper Harbor Terminal Phase 1 Redevelopment - CPED (8/08)

Covering elections in Minneapolis? - Media Advisory (8/08)

City moves forward on minimum wage ordinance (8/05)

Open Streets Northeast takes place this weekend (8/05)

Voting in the Aug. 9 primary election (8/05)

Bridge over Midtown Greenway closing to motor vehicle traffic (8/04)

Committee of the Whole recommends against ballot proposals (8/03)

Minneapolis closes several streets near U.S. Bank Stadium for tonight’s soccer match (8/03)

Help spread the word about elections at National Night Out (8/01)

July 2016

Help shape City’s equity plan in street improvements (7/29)

Expanded hours for early voting before primary (7/29)

Public commenting open for ADA action plan (7/28)

Charter amendment proposals status posted on new webpage (7/28)

Open Streets East Lake takes place this weekend (7/22)

City of Minneapolis Celebrates Grand Opening of The Commons with Community (CPED) (7/21)

City of Minneapolis Invites Public to Attend the Grand Opening of The Commons on Thursday, July 21 (CPED Advisory) (7/20)

Tap water stations at tonight’s parade will help spectators stay hydrated (7/20)

Voting in the Aug. 9 primary (7/20)

Hennepin Avenue closing tomorrow for Aquatennial events (7/19)

Keep yourself and your pet safe during days of extreme heat (7/18)

Planning a National Night Out gathering? (7/18)

STEP-UP North Minneapolis Worksite Walking Tour (CPED Media Advisory) (7/18)

Minneapolis City Council leadership responds to fatal shootings of three officers in Baton Rouge (7/17)

Sections of Third Avenue in downtown Minneapolis closed this weekend (7/15)

City of Minneapolis Invites Public to Attend the Grand Opening of The Commons (CPED Media Advisory) (7/14)

First Avenue in downtown Minneapolis getting restriped (7/11)

Early voting open, last day to pre-register for primary election: July 19 (7/11)

July 11 event celebrates a Minneapolis City Hall/Hennepin County Courthouse building milestone (7/10)

Open Streets Downtown takes place this weekend (7/08)

Southbound lanes of Third Avenue in downtown Minneapolis closed this weekend (7/08)

City appraisers reviewing properties throughout Minneapolis (7/08)

Planning a National Night Out gathering? Apply for free street closure by July 19 (7/05)

Minneapolis City offices closed Monday, July 4 (7/01)

June 2016

Southbound lanes of Third Avenue in downtown Minneapolis closed this weekend (6/30)

Be safe with fireworks, keep 911 open for emergencies (6/30)

Organics recycling now live citywide (Media Advisory) (6/29)

Absentee voting now open (6/27)

Temporary greenway grand opening June 26 (Media Advisory) (6/24)

Several downtown streets close for Pride Parade Sunday, June 26 (6/24)

Planting pollinator patches - Media Advisory (6/23)

One block of Third Avenue in downtown Minneapolis closed this weekend (6/23)

Tour of Early Vote Center, new downtown Minneapolis absentee voting location (6/22)

Planning a National Night Out gathering? Important deadlines are approaching (6/21)

City of Minneapolis Completes Foreclosure Recovery Analysis, Begins to Refocus on the Future (CPED) (6/20)

1,700 City of Minneapolis STEP-UP Interns Start Their First Day of Summer Internships (CPED) (6/20)

Third Avenue Bridge over Mississippi River closed tonight 7-11:30 p.m. (6/17)

Block of Third Avenue in downtown Minneapolis closed this weekend (6/16)

Minneapolis offers free home energy efficiency visits, no-interest financing for recommended upgrades (6/16)

Minneapolis area arts economy sixth strongest in nation (6/15)

City of Minneapolis Receives Two Proposals for 205 Park Avenue (CPED) (6/13)

Parklets open for third summer in Minneapolis (6/10)

Keep yourself and your pet safe during days of extreme heat (6/10)

Portions of Third Avenue in downtown Minneapolis closed this weekend (6/09)

Voting location downtown changes from City Hall to 217 S. Third St. (6/08)

Clean Energy Partnership releases first report (6/06)

Urban Scholars begin fifth summer working for City of Minneapolis, partner organizations (6/06)

Open Streets Minneapolis kicks off sixth season this weekend (6/03)

Having a backyard fire this summer? Follow the law and be a good neighbor (6/03)

Crews set to begin redesign of Third Avenue in downtown Minneapolis (6/02)

City of Minneapolis statements regarding federal decision in Jamar Clark case (6/01)

May 2016

Gun Violence Awareness Day June 2 (5/31)

26th Avenue North closing for reconstruction (5/27)

Cedar Lake Trail closing for repairs Downtown (5/27)

City passes landmark sick and safe time ordinance (5/27)

City supports efforts to further transgender equity (5/27)

City passes landmark sick and safe time ordinance (5/27)

Temporary greenway coming to the North Side (5/27)

Minneapolis City offices closed on May 30 for Memorial Day (5/27)

Minneapolis selected to join 100 Resilient Cities Network (5/26)

Specially scheduled meeting May 26 for draft paid sick and safe time ordinance (5/25)

East African community specialist presents Minneapolis’ strategies in Swedish (5/19)

Specially scheduled public hearing May 18 for draft paid sick and safe time ordinance (Advisory) (5/17)

Pangea World Theater wins NEA grant for East Lake Street community engagement (5/17)

Historic items from the City Hall and Courthouse building sought (5/16)

2016 Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Award Recipients Announced (CPED) (5/12)

Minneapolis signing on for community solar (5/10)

26th Annual Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Awards on May 12 (CPED Advisory) (5/09)

Public hearing set for draft earned sick leave ordinance (5/05)

City Council committee to discuss draft earned sick leave ordinance - Advisory (5/04)

April 2016

Council, mayor pass resolution honoring Prince’s legacy to Minneapolis and music (4/29)

Radiothon, donation site set to accept help for Ecuador earthquake victims (4/29)

City approves historic funding plan for streets and neighborhood parks (4/29)

City Council to discuss proposed ordinance for funding streets and neighborhood parks (Advisory) (4/26)

City Hall tower bells to play Prince songs Sunday (Advisory) (4/22)

Lanes closed on 7th Street downtown for Prince tribute concert (4/21)

Earth Day tree planting (Advisory) (4/21)

Minneapolis urges action to protect dwindling local bee population (4/21)

City of Minneapolis Launches New Cooperative Technical Assistance Program (CPED) (4/21)

City of Minneapolis Launches New Cooperative Technical Assistance Program (CPED) (4/21)

City changes business pollution fees to scale with pollution levels (4/19)

City of Minneapolis declares April “Autism Awareness Month” (4/15)

Interactive map makes it easy to find farmers markets in Minneapolis (4/15)

Minneapolis making public and commercial building energy use more transparent (4/13)

Spring street sweeping begins Wednesday (4/11)

Metro Blooms to Unveil Unique Art Installation that Manages Stormwater Runoff (CPED Advisory) (4/11)

Residents, workplaces encouraged to prepare for storm season (4/08)

Multiple events make for an exciting week downtown (4/08)

Intersection of Hennepin Avenue and Fifth Street closed this weekend (4/08)

Know when to call 911 (4/07)

City of Minneapolis to Launch Cooperative Technical Assistance Program (4/07)

City of Minneapolis Kicks Off Minneapolis 2040 Planning Process (CPED) (4/01)

Hennepin-Lyndale reconstruction begins Monday (4/01)

Ordinance regulating plastic bags passes (4/01)

March 2016

City of Minneapolis responds to Hennepin County Attorney’s decision in Jamar Clark case (3/30)

Notice of Decision for the Environmental Assessment Worksheet for 600 Washington Avenue SE (CPED) (3/24)

Class for diabetes prevention March 19 (MEDIA ADVISORY) (3/18)

Free computer repair, support at upcoming “Fix-It Tech” event (3/18)

Sixth annual Minneapolis Youth Violence Prevention Week events begin March 31 (3/17)

Applications now open: free training in emergency medical services (3/16)

Minneapolis offering paid training in emergency medical services (Media Advisory) (3/15)

Nominations Are Being Sought for the 26th Annual Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Awards (CPED) (3/15)

Spring street sweeping begins soon (3/10)

Training session shows ways to get City public data (3/10)

Clean Energy Partnership wins EPA’s 2016 Climate Leadership Award (3/09)

Downtown section of Cedar Lake Trail closing for two weeks (3/03)

Cedar Trail Detour_Map only (3/03)

Help shape our city — apply for openings on Minneapolis boards and commissions (3/02)

Landlords now must provide voter registration to new tenants in Minneapolis (3/01)

Get a tree for your Minneapolis property for $25 (3/01)

February 2016

Register now for Community Connections Conference (2/29)

Cost sharing program helps businesses improve air quality (2/25)

City to Showcase Vacant Housing Recycling Program at Open House Event Friday, February 19 - CPED Advisory (2/18)

Animal Care and Control ordinance updated (2/12)

Public meeting to discuss early plans for downtown Hennepin Avenue reconstruction in 2020 (2/12)

Minneapolis City offices closed Feb. 15 for Presidents Day (2/12)

Minneapolis declares Snow Emergency (2/02)

City taking applications for 2016 Urban Scholars interns – deadline Feb. 19 (2/02)

Public meeting will provide update on Nicollet Mall redesign project (2/02)

January 2016

Leasing now open for 2016 vacant lot gardens (1/29)

One Week Remains for Students to Apply for the 2016 City of Minneapolis STEP-UP Youth Employment Program (CPED) (1/29)

Four Workplace Partnership Group listening sessions left (1/22)

Minneapolis gives away free radon test kits (1/22)

Additional Workplace Partnership Group listening sessions added (1/15)

Minneapolis City offices closed Jan. 18 (1/15)

City of Minneapolis Welcomes U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services Office to Downtown Minneapolis - CPED (1/12)

Public hearing to be held on City’s recommended Community Action Agency designee (1/08)

City of Minneapolis Announces 2015 Final Development Numbers - CPED (1/07)

Organics recycling goes citywide this spring (1/06)

Workplace Partnership Group is holding listening sessions with employers, employees and the community (1/04)

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