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.
Three levels of government share responsibility for patching potholes on most Minneapolis public roads.
The speech added to a growing list of goals for St. Paul from Carter around criminal justice, many of which prioritize investments in schools, parks, libraries and housing over that of policing.
In the wake of the city changing its charter, Minneapolis officials have so far approved almost a dozen applications for full liquor service at neighborhood restaurants, with at least seven more approvals likely coming soon.
The bill attempts to resolve a campaign finance disclosure gap illustrated most recently by an effort in 2017 by the group Minneapolis Works on behalf of several incumbent Minneapolis city council members.
Five candidates are vying for open seat in Ward 6 and there are two other races in which first-time candidates are challenging long-time incumbents.
Can the Met Council’s new members placate those who, for years, have criticized the regional governing body’s authority and lack of accountability?
The shift comes as many are calling for more renter inclusion in neighborhood organizations as part of Minneapolis’ Neighborhoods 2020 plan.
On Friday, the Minneapolis City Council will vote on a massive plan to turn 48 acres of riverfront land into housing, businesses and an outdoor performance venue.
A guide to better understand the document — and what it could mean for different parts of Minneapolis.
Racial clauses in deeds were explicit about who could and could not buy. And while unenforceable, the language is still on the books today.
Neighborhoods 2020 represents the most recent effort by city officials to rein in the independent neighborhood groups and make them more responsive to the will of City Hall.
The regional bus system is facing a deficit of more than $53 million over the next two years — and more than $250 million over the next decade, according to state estimates.
Built to address the needs of those who’d been living at the Franklin Hiawatha homeless encampment, the navigation center must close by May 31, when the property owner — the Red Lake Nation — plans to break ground on an affordable housing complex.
When Lisa Bender first became City Council president, she individually asked all council members what they wanted from her as their new leader. Every official, she said, had this main request: Let’s just all get along.
The fact that the plan even mentions food policy was seen as a victory in the eyes of food policy pros around the metro.
A first-of-its-kind report will serve as a guiding document as Minneapolis officials decide where, and to what extent, they should invest in street improvements or boost law enforcement.
Regan Gonzalez (one last name: It’s Irish-Mexican) spoke with MinnPost about the rewards and challenges of running a fast-growing suburb, as well as her plans for a unique State of the City address next month.