Work will begin by late spring, with the city contributing $48.5 million, the Timberwolves $43 million, and AEG $5.7 million.
It’s also possible that some newcomers could end up chairing major committees.
The newcomers include the first representatives from the Hmong, Latino and Somali communities.
A self-described DFL progressive, the eight-year City Council member does her homework and doesn’t quit a fight just because things aren’t going her way.
In 1973, the race for mayor ended with a last-minute shock and a surprise winner, although that was in a three-way race using the traditional voting system.
Both deal with whether to adopt or reject a new plain-language city charter that eliminates out-of-date provisions and language dating to 1920.
With many firefighters qualifying for retirement, the city graduated its second cadet class of the year to help fill the ranks.
But that doesn’t mean those voting early at City Hall have enjoyed sorting out the candidates or that they are huge fans of ranked-choice voting.
Candidates shun any hint of negative campaigning to avoid alienating any voters who might make them their second or third choice.
Undecided? We asked the eight leading mayoral candidates about a range of urban policy issues.
All eight of the leading candidates say they’re ready to go. Their two big challenges: convincing the undecided and getting their supporters to the polls.
“It seemed to me to be hurried, so I questioned the wisdom of haste,” he said. Both he and camera proponent Betsy Hodges are running for mayor.
Without police involvement, mayoral candidate Betsy Hodges and two colleagues unveil pilot-project proposal.
The Minneapolis mayoral candidate also would offer business incentives, streamlined permit processes and better “customer service.”
The delay is meant to allow more study of alternate routes for freight trains and assess the impact of planned shallow tunnels on water quality in the Chain of Lakes.
The goal of the program is to make sure there is suitable housing, affordable property tax and transit for those in all stages of their lives.
She wants to increase access to city financial transactions by posting the city “checkbook” online.
Winton’s proposal would focus on several shared services; Andrew’s would target crimes against seniors.