Programs and initiatives

Learn about City programs and efforts to improve our City. Search by department or interest area to learn more.

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People talking in a public meeting

3rd Precinct building location

We received your input on where we should rebuild the 3rd Precinct building.
Cannabis oils, flower and edibles.


We share information about cannabis for people who live in, work in and visit Minneapolis.
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Digital equity

The City helps residents access high-speed internet and technology resources.
water testing

Lead testing

You can have your water tested for lead.
Sidewalk cafe open for business

Minneapolis Forward

Minneapolis Forward is an initiative to help our city with recovery and transformation.
school children

Safe Routes to School

This program makes it safer for kids to travel to and from school and around the neighborhood.
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Homegrown Minneapolis

We expand our community's capacity to grow and share food.
Compost bins and raised bed

Garden Lease

You can lease a City-owned lot for community or market gardening.
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Minnehaha 3000

We’re planning a new use for the former 3rd precinct police building. This property is on the corner of Lake Street and Minnehaha Avenue.
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Air quality

You can help us monitor our air through our community air monitoring project.
The South Minneapolis Community Safety Center

South Minneapolis Community Safety Center

The Safety Center will include the 3rd precinct police station. It will have other community services and resources as well.
Painted mural on the side of 927 building in Minneapolis

Commercial Property Development Fund

Our program offers funding for commercial real estate development in the city. We focus on economically challenged areas.