The Time for Transit Equity is Now
The Clean City Minneapolis program, operated through the City of Minneapolis’ Division of Solid Waste and Recycling, offers multiple ways to get involved with improving your neighborhood. Whether you’re working alone or as part of a group, it’s easy, and it all adds up to enhance our neighborhoods and our standards of living.
For questions, contact the Solid Waste and Recycling Division’s Clean City Coordinator at (612) 673-2789.
The Upper Harbor Terminal development is more than 48 acres of public city-owned land in North Minneapolis’ 4th Ward on the Mississippi River. The City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board say, "The redevelopment goal is to transform this 48+ acre site from its historic use as a barge shipping terminal to a combination of riverfront park amenities and private development."
The Neighborhoods 2020 Framework Recommendations have been completed and are available for review and comment. The official public comment period is from January 28 to March 31, 2019.
The City of Minneapolis is seeking public comment on updates to guidelines for the Minneapolis Small and Medium Multifamily Loan Program. The program is an innovative partnership between the City of Minneapolis, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Twin Cities Land Bank. Through the program, the City offers deferred, non-interest bearing loan funds that leverage additional mortgage financing from LISC. This financing structure enables the Land Bank to purchase small and medium sized properties (2-49 units) while preserving affordable rents after acquisition.
"Salty water is a growing problem in Minnesota that affects aquatic life and our drinking water," reports Clean Water MN. The organization has resources to help spread the word about using salt wisely on sidewalks, parking lots, and driveways.
The following new articles are available on Hennepin County Choose to Reuse to help you and your audiences learn DIY skills for the new year and reduce waste in the kitchen:
Sunday, February 3, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Capri Theater, 2027 West Broadway Ave.
You’re invited to attend the meeting to provide your input, share your concerns, get more information and learn how to become involved with the next phase of planning. Council Member Ellison will moderate the discussion with a panel to be announced shortly. Information also will be provided as to how to apply to be appointed to the Upper Harbor Terminal Community Advisory Committee.