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Posted on: October 29, 2021

City Launches First-Generation Homebuyer Program

Edina, Minn., Oct. 27, 2021 – In partnership with the Edina Housing Foundation, the City of Edina next month will offer a new program to help close the housing disparity gap. The First-Generation Homebuyer Program goes into effect Monday, Nov. 1, providin...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Hire Only Licensed Contractors

Protect yourself. Don't let an unlicensed contractor ruin a great project. Learn more at Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Apply for Seat on Parks & Recreation Commission

The City is looking for Edina residents 18 or older to serve on the Parks & Recreation Commission or other boards; no previous board experience necessary.

Edina, Minn., Nov. 23, 2021 – The City of Edina seeks residents interested in being involved with the local government by serving as a volunteer on one of its advisory boards or commissions. 

Applications will be accepted on the City’s website fro...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Get Paid to Skate: Work at an Outdoor Ice Rink

The rinks in Edina parks are scheduled to open Dec. 13, and we need people to greet and help skaters. Great job for ages 16 and up; no experience necessary.

The rinks in Edina parks are scheduled to open Dec. 13, and we need people to greet and help skaters. Great job for ages 16 and up; no experience necessary. Rinks are open after school and weekends.

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Newsletter of Upcoming Classes and Events

Make a winter wreath, sign up the kids for dance or soccer, paint your pet, hunt for the Yeti: Did you see all the upcoming fun in our November newsletter?

See the Newsletter Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Edina Fire Adds Three New Paramedic/Firefighters

Edina, Minn., Nov. 24, 2021 – The ranks of the Edina Fire Department grew by three on Wednesday afternoon, as a badge-pinning ceremony officially welcomed the three newest Paramedic/Firefighters to the force.

Luke Beaudry, Deb Casey and Thom Mile...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

‘Lock Around the Clock:’ Edina Police Ask for Help in Deterring Burglaries

Edina, Minn., Nov. 24, 2021 – The Edina Police Department is asking for the public’s help in making arrests and deterring more burglaries in the community.

The Police Department is actively investigating several burglaries that...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

City Invites Residents to Apply for a Board or Commission

Edina, Minn., Nov. 23, 2021 – The City of Edina seeks residents interested in being involved with the local government by serving as a volunteer on one of its advisory boards or commissions. 

Applications will be accepted on the City&...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Toys for Tots Dropoff Returns to Police and Fire Stations

Edina, Minn., Nov. 24, 2021 – The Edina Police and Fire departments will again serve as drop-off sites for the Toys for Tots holiday gift program. Donations are being accepted at the Police Department, 4801 W. 50th St., and Fire Station No. 1, 6...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Market Street Redevelopment Wins American Planning Association Award

Edina, Minn., Nov. 17, 2021 – The City of Edina is among a group recently recognized for its work redeveloping Market Street in the 50th & France District, earning the Partnerships in Planning Award from the American Planning Association &am...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Human Rights & Relations Commission to Form Working Group to Plan Special Event

Edina, Minn., Nov. 19, 2021 – The Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) is looking for residents to help plan a special event next spring.

The HRRC is forming a working group to plan a Days of Remembrance and genocide awar...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Applications Now Open for Cahill District Working Group

Edina, Minn., Nov. 17, 2021 – Residents and business owners who want to help shape the future of the City’s southwest quadrant are encouraged to apply to be part of the Cahill District Plan Working Group. 

Those interested in a...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Edina Police Offers Crime Prevention Tips for Auto Theft, Theft from Auto

Edina, Minn., Nov. 16, 2021 – The Edina Police Department reminds residents and visitors to lock their vehicles to avoid being victims of theft.

Over the weekend, the Edina Police Department took reports of three vehicles stolen from homes during the day, ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Walk With the Mayor Scheduled for November 20

Edina, Minn., Nov. 12, 2021 – The November Walk With the Mayor is scheduled for 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Southdale Center.

Participating in the Walk With the Mayor gives community members a chance to voice concerns, share opinions and thou...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Edina Joins Bloomington and Richfield in Organics Poster Contest

Edina, Minn., Nov. 10, 2021 – The City of Edina is joining forces with the communities of Bloomington and Richfield this winter to make something beautiful. Mimicking a similar international competition, the three cities are hosting a c...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Edina Police Welcomes Four New Officers

Edina, Minn., Nov. 3, 2021 – The Edina Police Department recently welcomed four new Patrol Officers to its ranks. Officers Matt Boelter, Andrew Hallberg, Nick Navejas and Ray Ramrup each took the oath to serve the community in small ceremonies h...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

City Launches First-Generation Homebuyer Program

Edina, Minn., Oct. 27, 2021 – In partnership with the Edina Housing Foundation, the City of Edina next month will offer a new program to help close the housing disparity gap. The First-Generation Homebuyer Program goes into effect Monday, Nov. 1, providin...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Cahill District Kickoff Meeting Slated for Nov. 15

Edina, Minn., Oct. 27, 2021 – Residents, businesses and anyone who is interested in helping collaborate on the future of Edina’s Cahill District are invited to a planning kickoff meeting scheduled for Monday, Nov. 15. The meeting will ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Street Funding

Engineering Director Chad Millner will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a discussion about future street funding in Edina. The event will be held online 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1. 

Since the late 1990s,...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Shredded Paper No Longer Accepted in Organics; Put in Trash

Edina, Minn., Oct. 13, 2021 – Shredded paper will no longer be accepted in curbside organics recycling, effective immediately.

People should bag their shredded paper and place it in their garbage. Shredded paper is not allowed in regular recyclin...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Public Invited to Participate in ‘Race, Justice & Policing: Past, Present and Future’

The City of Edina’s Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) welcomes all to participate in a community presentation, “Race, Justice and Policing: Past, Present and Future” 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17.

The virtual presen...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Walk With the Mayor Scheduled for Oct. 16th

 The October Walk With the Mayor is scheduled for 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at Bredesen Park, 5901 Olinger Blvd. 

Participating in the Walk with the Mayor gives community members a chance to voice concerns, share opinions and thoughts ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

City, Edina Magazine Honor Photo Contest Winners

Edina, Minn., Sept. 28, 2021 – The City of Edina and Edina Magazine recognized winners of the 2021 Images of Edina photo contest at the Sept. 21 City Council meeting. (View the winning images.)

This year’s panel of volunteer judges included Angela Johnson,...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Free Buckthorn Drop-off Two Weekends in October

Edina, Minn., Sept. 24, 2021 – Edina residents can drop off their buckthorn shrubs for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump over two weekends in mid-October.

The drop-off site will be set up in a lot across from Braemar Golf Dome at 7420 Br...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Six Edina Police Officers Named DWI Enforcement All-Stars

Edina, Minn., Sept. 22, 2021 – Six officers of the Edina Police Department were recently recognized among the best in the state at stopping drunk driving, earning DWI Enforcement All-Star recognition from the Minnesota Department of Public Safet...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

'Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Fire Operations

Edina, Minn., Sept. 15, 2021 – Fire Chief Andrew Slama will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a discussion about his department’s operations. The event will be held 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in the Council Chambers of Edina Ci...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

City of Edina to Dedicate Yancey Park

Edina, Minn., Sept. 14, 2021 – The City of Edina will honor the community’s Black pioneers and dedicate Yancey Park, 5220 Hansen Road, 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4.

The names of Edina’s pioneering Black families are these: Byley, Carson, Fyte (Fite), ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Nominations to be Collected for Human Rights Award

Edina, Minn., Sept. 14, 2021 – The City of Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) on Sept. 27 will begin accepting nominations for the 2021 Tom Oye Human Rights Award, recognizing individuals or groups in the community whose good work promot...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Police Explorers Hosting Open House on Sept. 21

Edina, Minn., Sep. 14, 2021 – The Edina/Eden Prairie Explorers Post No. 925 welcomes potential new members to an open house and informational meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at the South Metro Public Safety Training Facility, 7525 Braemar Blvd.

The Ex...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Edina, Richfield to Host Vehicle Day at Southdale Center

Edina, Minn., Sept. 13, 2021 – Get up close to fire trucks, police cars, snowplows and more! The Edina and Richfield Parks & Recreation departments, in partnership with Southdale Center, will host Vehicle Day 4-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Review and Comments Sought on Draft Climate Action Plan

Edina, Minn., Sept. 3, 2021 – A draft of Edina’s first Climate Action Plan is complete and ready for people to read, review and submit comments.

The plan includes chapters on greenspace and trees, local food and agriculture, water, tran...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Businesses and Organizations Can Join in HalloBoo Celebration

Edina, Minn., Sept. 3, 2021 – Local businesses and organizations can apply to participate in the popular HalloBoo Trick-or-Treat Trail event set for Oct. 28.

The event, in its second year after a first-year sellout, offers families a fun alternat...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Search Crews Find Body of Missing Girl

Edina, Minn., Sep. 7, 2021 – The body of a missing girl was recovered early Tuesday afternoon in the area of Rosland Park, concluding a search that spanned more than 18 hours.

“On behalf of the City, I want to send our deepest condolenc...

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Posted on: September 6, 2021

Police Seek Public's Help in Finding Toddler

UPDATE (Sep. 7, 9:30 a.m.) - An updated clothing description of the girl has been provided by family: yellow top, blue leggings, pink shoes. She is autistic and non-verbal and may not respond.

Edina, Minn., Sep. 6, 2021 – The Edina Police Department is ask...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Community to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Edina, Minn., Aug. 31, 2021 – Two local residents are planning an event to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

“9/11” is shorthand for four coordinated terrorist attacks carried out the...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Fall Into the Arts Returns Sept. 11-12

Edina, Minn., Aug. 31, 2021 – After taking last year off due to the pandemic, the Edina Fall Into the Arts Festival returns to Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S., this September. 

Admission to the festival is free, with hours of ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

PUBLIC HEARING: Blake Road Roadway Reconstruction

CITY OF EDINA

4801 W. 50TH STREET

EDINA, MINNESOTA 55424

HENNEPIN COUNTY, MINNESOTA

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

BLAKE ROAD ROADWAY RECONSTRUCTION

Improvement NO. BA-463

 

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 29, 2021

PUBLIC HEARING: Morningside D & E Neighborhood Roadway Reconstruction

CITY OF EDINA

4801 W. 50TH STREET

EDINA, MINNESOTA 55424

HENNEPIN COUNTY, MINNESOTA

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

MORNINGSIDE D & E NEIGHBORHOOD ROADWAY RECONSTRUCTION

Improvement NO. BA-461

 

The Edina City Council will meet&...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Ordinance Amending Edina City Code Concerning Bicycle Lanes

Read the full ordinance here

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

RFP for Digital Media Consulting for Small Businesses

The City of Edina is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for professional web-based and/or digital media services to be provided by consultants.

The City of Edina is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for professional web-based and/or digital media services to be provided by consultants. These services are intended to provide timely and effective assistance to local small businesses negatively i...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Human Rights & Relations Commission Meeting Time Change

THE CITY OF EDINA GIVES NOTICE that the Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) has rescheduled the start time of 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7, meeting due to scheduling conflicts. The HRRC will now meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.7, in the Multipurpos...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Public Hearing for Countryside Elementary, 5701 Benton Ave.

The Countryside Elementary public hearing will not be taking place at the Nov. 17, 2021 Planning Commission meeting. The school district is not ready to proceed with their Conditional Use Permit to expand the parking lot. Staff will re-notify the neighbor...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 3, 2021

RFP for Communications, Marketing and Design Services

The City of Edina is soliciting Requests for Proposals from firms interested in providing professional communications, marketing and design services for elements and materials explaining a possible local option sales tax and questions on the November 2022...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Join a Senior Excursion!

The Edina Senior Center offers monthly excursions. Check out our upcoming trips!

The Edina Senior Center will be day tripping to the Old Log Theater for The Play That Goes Wrong on January 20, 2022 and taking in Footloose at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre on February 9, 2022. Click here to register for the Old Log Theater trip or here ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

History Presentations with Frank Sachs

Join educator, historian and speaker Frank Sachs for a series on various historical topics.

Learn about the creation of the statue of Liberty on Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. or join us for a presentation on the saga of Ellis Island and American immigration on Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. Cost of each class is $10; register here for Nov. 19 or here for Dec. 1...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Caregiver Support Group

The Edina Senior Center hosts a Caregiver Support Group through Senior Community Services on the first Thursday of every month at 1 p.m.

 Sessions focus on helping caregivers as they care for themselves and their loved ones—a safe place to share experiences, struggles, humor, coping strategies and learning from one another. For a list of available groups and for question...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Defensive Driving Courses

Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center will be offering in-person classes that explore the latest in vehicle technology, changes in laws and defensive driving principles.

Minnesota law allows a 10 percent reduction on auto insurance premiums each year for three years to individuals completing the course. To register, visit the Minnesota Highway Safety Center at www.mnsafetycenter.org or call 1-888-234-1294. Cost of class i...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Hometown Hero Neighbors

Country Club residents

Country Club residents Jeff Hall,  Jane Lonnquist and Mimi Stake led a group of neighbors to learn about restrictive covenants on area properties and take steps to renounce them.

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Help for First-Generation Homebuyers

Couple celebrates while unpacking boxes inside their new home

First-generation homeowners can get an extra $15,000 - and never have to pay that part back - if they are approved for the Come Home 2 Edina Second Mortgage Program.

Program Information Spotlight - Affordable Housing

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Watch Da Beauty League

Da Beauty League skaters on the ice

Come watch professional hockey players compete in a fun four-on-four summer league at Braemar Arena! Fans get an up-close look at some of their favorite players inside the West Arena.

Additional Info... Spotlight - Braemar Arena

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Fall and Winter Seasons

Exterior view of covered field

Braemar Field is covered with a dome November-April for field rentals, family time and our free walking track. For rental inquiries, please complete the Facility Reservation Request Form.

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Events and Activities Spotlight - Braemar Field

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Ring in the New Year at Edinborough Park!

NYE-Party-at-EP

Celebrate NYE at Edinborough Park with the whole family! Each 3 hour session includes dancing with a kid-friendly DJ, photo booth, kids talent show (must sign up in advance) and full access to Adventure Peak! All children must be chaperoned by an adult ag...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Explore Edina's 44 Parks

Walking bridge

Use Park Finder to find a park, trail or other summer-fun amenity near you.

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Spotlight - Parks

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Get Technology Help

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Sign up for Tech Tuesdays to learn to avoid online scams, organize passwords and other skills.

See Topics and Sign Up Spotlight - Senior Center

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Learn, Create, Broadcast!

BCAT Studio in Bloomington, Minnesota

Residents of Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Richfield have free access to a 1,200 sq. ft. television studio and professional equipment to record their own show for broadcast on Public Access Television. Get started by filling out a ...

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Additional Info... Spotlight - SWTV

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

TIF: What Is It and How Does It Work?

In the past few years, the City of Edina has
experienced redevelopment at a pace not seen for nearly five decades. The City has used Tax-Increment Financing (TIF) on just six of more than50 large-scale construction projects in those years.
Most people...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

What TIF Can and Can’t Pay For

Why doesn’t the City of Edina use tax-increment financing (TIF) for more parks, road improvements, a community center or other resident wishes?

That’s a question City staff members hear from residents. The answer is quite simple: The la...

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