Housing advocates and officials across the metro are boosting efforts to raise awareness of the need for Section 8 housing.
“The public wants us to do 21st-century law enforcement,” Hutchinson said. “They want us to buy into this new age of law enforcement.”
City Council President Lisa Bender and Council Member Jeremiah Ellison are writing new language based on feedback from landlords, renters and colleagues that followed the release of draft ordinances.
The move comes in response to criticism of a draft of the Minnehaha Regional Trail Master Plan, which called for new concrete medians at four key intersections.
Up to this point, the law hasn’t impacted many employers in Minneapolis, since most already paid rates above the law’s pre-2019 requirements. That changes July 1.
Council Member Steve Fletcher said there is broad consensus on the council that Minneapolis needs to update its regulations, even if they haven’t nailed down specifics.
Minneapolis police inspector Eddie Frizell and Metro Transit interim chief A.J. Olson are vying for the position.
The 2019 state budget deal omits any money for new transit, which means Saturday’s celebration of the opening of the C Line BRT could be the last party of its kind for some time.
Twin Cities officials are already anticipating the reappearance of homeless encampments this summer.
For all the buzz generated by the plan’s call to eliminate single-family zoning, less attention has been paid to the notion of if, or to what extent, the change will alter housing affordability in Minneapolis.
Council member Phillipe Cunningham is confident any replacement for Thor will meet the city and community’s expectations, especially around including people of color.
Several BRT projects are currently on regional leaders’ funding wishlist, but much of what happens with those priorities will depend on what happens at the Legislature.
Tom Basting’s interest local politics was activated by the fight over Minneapolis 2040. But now he’s focused on something bigger: altering the very way the city chooses its leaders.
The latest on Southwest LRT and what we know now about the construction schedule for the 14.5-mile, Minneapolis-to-Eden Prairie route.
Frey’s second State of the City address focused on police training, housing problems and economic growth.
An agreement with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority is the latest step in efforts to ensure the city maintains as much affordable housing as possible.
Ford currently owns the 122-acre site along the Mississippi River in the Highland Park neighborhood. For years, the company made it clear that it did not want single-family homes included in future development of the site. That has changed.
The roughly 300 appointees that serve on the city’s various advisory boards — ranging from the Transgender Equity Council to the city’s Planning Commission — have input on all types of policies and initiatives that come out of City Hall.
The Wilder report found other notable trends among Minnesota’s homeless population. Among them: that the number of people sleeping under bridges, alongside roads or in vehicles — anywhere outside — has more than doubled since 2015.