The move, which comes out of a court settlement with Northern Metals, is specifically designed to address the disparate impact of lead poisoning on people of color in the city.
Running for the Ward 10 council seat, Gibson’s top priorities are housing and public safety.
If the Charter Commission moves ahead with a plan to revamp the city’s “creaky” municipal structure, the plan could come before the voters at next November’s city election.
Jones is running for the Ward 10 council seat “to create a community where everyone knows they belong.”
With the desire to rebuild also comes concerns about gentrification.
Parsons is running for the Ward 10 council seat because he believes “regular working folks” need more of a voice on the council.
A look back at some important stories overshadowed during a tumultuous year.
From 38th and Chicago to a nursing home on 56th and S. Lyndale, these scenes recall the historic nature of 2020 in our city.
Approved after a meeting that saw more than four hours of public testimony, the city’s $1.5 billion budget shifts some money away from the Minneapolis police, while maintaining the authorized size of the department at its current level.
The hope is to eventually exhibit the murals that were removed when the U.S. Postal Service took over the former site of Minneapolis’ Lake Street Kmart.
Minneapolis made the city’s new speed limit official this week, completing the installation of 20 mph signs along the city’s borders.
Earlier this year, the nonprofit Youthprise offered a financial lifeline to keep clinics at the city’s three biggest high schools open — albeit one that funds the program only through the end of the year.
A Q&A with the Ward 10 council member.
In her announcement, Bender listed a series of accomplishments since she was first elected in 2013, including instituting a $15 minimum wage and guaranteed paid leave for workers in Minneapolis.
Plus: Kim Ellison retains seat and newcomer Sharon El-Amin wins one on Minneapolis Public Schools board.
“Place is becoming a political identity now, ” says the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Cynthia Rugeley.
For live class meetings, she has a Zoom app on her phone. But she’s hesitant to engage fully on that platform. “I prefer not putting the camera on,” she said, adding she doesn’t “want people seeing where I’m staying.”
The short answer is: it’s complicated.
Since the spring, numerous hotels in the suburb have been operating as makeshift shelters.
Three seats on the county’s seven-member Board of Commissioners are on the ballot this fall.