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Posted on: May 11, 2020

City of Edina Closes Edina Aquatic Center, Cancels and Postpones Recreation Programs

Due to the health and safety challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Edina will close the Edina Aquatic Center for the 2020 season and cancel or postpone recreation programs through Aug. 14, 2020.

Edina, Minn., May 11, 2020 – Due to the health and safety challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Edina will close the Edina Aquatic Center for the 2020 season and cancel or postpone recreation programs through Aug. 1...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Braemar Arena Reopening for Organized Youth Sports Organizations & Programs

The City of Edina will reopen Braemar Arena, 7501 Ikola Way, beginning June 1 in accordance with Gov. Tim Walz’s Executive Order 20-63, which allows limited organized youth sports with restrictions.

Edina, Minn., May 29, 2020 – The City of Edina will reopen Braemar Arena, 7501 Ikola Way, beginning June 1 in accordance with Gov. Tim Walz’s Executive Order 20-63, which allows limited organized youth sports with restrictions.

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Temporary Certificate of Occupancy permit for New Homes

As of June 1, 2018 for every 30 days the Temporary Certificate of Occupancy permit is open, a $110.00 is charged.  (except October 15 through June 1) This charge is NOT taken off your escrow amount. Call 952-826-0372 to obtain your TCO p...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

2020 Minnesota State Building Code in effect March 31, 2020

The NEW 2020 Minnesota State Building Code (MSBC) is now in effect. All permits applied for on or after March 31st, 2020 will use the NEW 2020 MSBC.

Minnesota DLI’s 2020 Minnesota State Building Codes site: https://www.dli.mn.gov/business/codes-a...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

City of Edina Opens Centennial Lakes Putting Course and Scottish Links Putting Green

Edina, Minn., June 17, 2020 – After remaining closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and comply with State orders, the City of Edina has opened the putting course and Scottish Links Putting Green at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S....

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Edina Farmers Market Moves to Rosland Park, Begins June 18

Edina, Minn., June 5, 2020 – The City of Edina will host a Farmers Market beginning June 18 to freshen up Thursday afternoons in Edina. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s market will be located at Rosland Park, 4300 W. 66th St.,...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Cancels June Concerts and Events at Centennial Lakes Park

Edina, Minn., May 15, 2020 – Due to the health challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and to comply with the group gathering restrictions set by Gov. Tim Walz, the City of Edina has canceled June events and entertainment at Cente...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Edinborough Park Reopening Pool and Track for Members and Association Partners

After being closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Edina will reopen Edinborough Park’s pool and track, 7700 York Ave S., beginning June 23 to members and association partners. The facility will remain closed to the general public.

Edina, Minn., June 22, 2020 – After being closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Edina will reopen Edinborough Park’s pool and track, 7700 York Ave S., beginning June 23 to members and association partners. The facilit...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Welcome to Centennial Lakes Park

With a 24-acre park and pond, Centennial Lakes Park offers the ultimate urban escape. The park features more than 1.5 miles of paved pathways meandering around a 10-acre lake interspersed with beautifully landscaped grounds, formal and informal seating ar...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

City of Edina Offers Reimagined Summer Recreation Activities

The City of Edina will offer reimagined recreation activities this summer to welcome residents back to local parks and recreation.

Edina, Minn., June 24, 2020 – The City of Edina will offer reimagined recreation activities this summer to welcome residents back to local parks and recreation.

Revised group gathering guidelines and public health guidance has a...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Braemar Golf Course Set to Open April 18

Braemar Golf Course, 6364 John Harris Drive, will reopen Saturday, April 18.

Edina, Minn., April 17, 2020 – Braemar Golf Course, 6364 John Harris Drive, will reopen Saturday, April 18.

Gov. Tim Walz today issued Executive Order 20-38, which expands allowable outdoor recreation activities, including golf. The orde...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Citywide Masking Policy to Go Into Effect in Edina July 6

Edina, Minn., July 1, 2020 – To slow the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Jim Hovland has signed an Executive Order requiring people to wear face masks inside public spaces in Edina. The order will go into effect Monday, July 6.

The Edina City Council h...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

July 4 Parade Goes Virtual as Live Parade, Fireworks Show Canceled

The annual Edina Fourth of July Parade is going virtual for 2020, with tributes, celebrations of local organizations and highlights of past parades.

Due to coronavirus concerns and the ban on large gatherings, the live parade, concert and fireworks show ha...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Edina City Council to Hold Special Meeting to Discuss Citywide Masking Policy

Edina, Minn., June 26, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Monday, June 29, to discuss legal strategy and a possible citywide masking policy.

The City Council will start with a closed session to discuss legal strategy...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Small Business Relief Grants Program to Begin Accepting Applications on June 23

This press release was originally issued by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development 

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has announced that the Minnesota Small Business Relief Grants Progr...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

City of Edina Offers Reimagined Summer Recreation Activities

Edina, Minn., June 24, 2020 – The City of Edina will offer reimagined recreation activities this summer to welcome residents back to local parks and recreation.

Revised group gathering guidelines and public health guidance has a...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Housing & Redevelopment Authority to Meet June 25

Edina, Minn., June 23, 2020 -- The City of Edina’s Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold an electronic meeting Thursday, June 25. There are no public hearings scheduled for this meeting.

The meeting will be held electronically and...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Fred Richards Park Master Plan Honored for Design Excellence

Edina, Minn., June 23, 2020 – The Fred Richards Park Master Plan has received the Honor Award in Design (Unbuilt) from the Minnesota Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA-MN). Minneapolis-based landscape architecture, pla...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Edinborough Park Reopening Pool and Track for Members and Association Partners

Edina, Minn., June 22, 2020 – After being closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Edina will reopen Edinborough Park’s pool and track, 7700 York Ave S., beginning June 23 to members and association partners. The facilit...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission to Meet Tuesday, June 23

Edina, Minn., June 23, 2020 – The Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission will hold an electronic meeting Tuesday, June 23, using Webex.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Among other things, the Commission will discuss hosting a community co...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Night to Unite Rescheduled for Oct. 6

Edina, Minn., June 11, 2020 – Night to Unite has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 6, after the Minnesota Crime Prevention Association recommended to move the evening of block parties.  

Edina Police Sgt. Dave Venne, who oversees the ci...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Fire Damages Edina Townhome on Lincoln Drive

Edina, Minn., June 15, 2020 – The Edina Fire Department was called to the 5100 block of Lincoln Drive at 5:12 a.m. Sunday, June 14, after the occupants reported a fire in the basement.  

Fire crews arrived to discover smoke coming from t...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

City of Edina Opens Centennial Lakes Putting Course and Scottish Links Putting Green

Edina, Minn., June 17, 2020 – After remaining closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and comply with State orders, the City of Edina has opened the putting course and Scottish Links Putting Green at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S....

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Edina Recognized for Environmental Sustainability Efforts

Edina, Minn., June 10, 2020 – The City of Edina was recently recognized by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency as a Step 5 city in its GreenStep program. Step 5 is the highest designation in the program and is something Edina has been working...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, June 16

Edina, Minn., June 10, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, June 16.

The work session will be held 5:30 p.m. for the Council to meet jointly with the Parks & Recreation Commission and Arts &a...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Student Positions Open for City of Edina Commissions

Edina, Minn., June 9, 2020 – The City of Edina seeks student applications for its eight commissions. Two seats are available on each of the commissions.  

Commissions include:

  • Arts & Culture Commission
  • Community Health Commiss...
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Posted on: June 12, 2020

NFPA urges people to refrain from using consumer fireworks when celebrating on and around July 4

This press release was originally issued by the National Fire Protection Association.

June 10, 2020 – In a typical year, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) encourages the public to only attend public fireworks displays put on by tra...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

$3,000 Reward Offered in Burglary of R.F. Moeller Jeweler

Edina, Minn., June 8, 2020 — The Edina Crime Prevention Fund is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charging of the people responsible for a recent burglary at R.F. Moeller Jeweler, 5020 France Ave. S. in ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

City of Edina Seeks Election Judges

Edina, Minn., June 10, 2020 – The City of Edina seeks election judges for the Aug. 11 Primary Election and Nov. 3 General Election.

Election Judges are temporary, paid employees of the City trained to handle all aspects of voting at the polling p...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Edina Farmers Market Moves to Rosland Park, Begins June 18

Edina, Minn., June 5, 2020 – The City of Edina will host a Farmers Market beginning June 18 to freshen up Thursday afternoons in Edina. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s market will be located at Rosland Park, 4300 W. 66th St.,...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

City of Edina’s Advisory Commissions to Begin Virtual Meetings in June

Edina, Minn., June 2, 2020 – Most of the City’s advisory commissions will begin virtual meetings in June.

The following meetings have been scheduled:

  • Community Health Commission – 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 8
  • Heritage Preservation C...
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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Edina Planning Commission to Meet Wednesday, June 10

Edina, Minn., June 4, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting Wednesday, June 10. The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

  • Edina TV (Comcast Channels 813 o...
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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Bond-Rating Agencies Reaffirm City of Edina’s High Bond Rating

Edina, Minn., June 4, 2020 – Independent bond-rating agencies Moody’s Investors Service and S&P Global Ratings recently affirmed their high bond rating for the City of Edina’s $5.26 million General Obligation Bon...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Personal Note from Police Chief Dave Nelson

On behalf of the Edina Police Department, I want to extend our deepest condolences to Mr. George Floyd’s family and friends.

What happened to Mr. Floyd was devastating. Our hearts break along with all in our nation. It is unbelievable to have thi...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Personal Note from Edina City Manager Scott Neal

For the past 30 years, I have worked as a city manager or administrator in five different communities in three different states. It’s a very public-facing job in which I’m often asked to do public speaking and writing. And despite my c...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

City to Host Virtual Meeting with Morningside Neighborhood to Discuss Flooding Infrastructure

Edina, Minn., May 29, 2020 – Residents of Edina’s Morningside Neighborhood are encouraged to participate in a virtual public meeting Wednesday, June 3, to talk about infrastructure improvements to help reduce flooding impacts in that a...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Edina Extends Temporary Nighttime Curfew Through June 3

Edina, Minn., June 1, 2020 – Consistent with Minneapolis, St. Paul and several other surrounding cities, the City of Edina is taking extreme precaution to ensure the safety of the city, its residents and businesses. Edina Mayor Jim Hovland has d...

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Posted on: May 31, 2020

Edina Extends Temporary Nighttime Curfew

Edina, Minn., May 31, 2020 – Due to continued unrest in the Twin Cities, the City of Edina is taking extreme precaution to ensure the safety of the city, its residents and businesses. Edina Mayor Jim Hovland has declared another 8 p.m. curfew in...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Edina Declares Temporary Nighttime Curfew

Edina, Minn., May 29, 2020 – In response to unrest in the Twin Cities and reported threats of violence in the western suburbs, Edina Mayor Jim Hovland has declared an 8 p.m. curfew in Edina tonight and Saturday, May 30.

The Edina City Council hel...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Braemar Arena Reopening for Organized Youth Sports Organizations & Programs

Edina, Minn., May 29, 2020 – The City of Edina will reopen Braemar Arena, 7501 Ikola Way, beginning June 1 in accordance with Gov. Tim Walz’s Executive Order 20-63, which allows limited organized youth sports with restrictions.

The City...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Fire Damages Edina Apartment on West 49th Street

Edina, Minn., May 28, 2020 – The Edina Fire Department was called to an apartment building in the 3900 block of West 49th Street 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, after management called 911 to report the fire.

Fire crews arrived to discover heavy smo...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Braemar Golf Course Receives Grants to Offer Hope and Play to All Abilities, Veterans

Edina, Minn., May 29, 2020 – Braemar Golf Course, 6364 John Harris Drive, has been awarded two grants totaling $8,000 through the Minnesota Section PGA Foundation. The PGA HOPE and George Walters grants will help the golf course provide...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Heritage Award Honors Remodel of English Tudor Revival House

Edina, Minn., May 21, 2020 – The detailed remodel of an English Tudor Revival home on the original site of the Henry F. Brown farmhouse has received the 2020 Edina Heritage Preservation Award.

Julie and Doug Baker purchased the house in the 4600 ...

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Press releases
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Edina Crime Prevention Fund Cancels Edina Fall Into The Arts Festival

The following press release was originally issued by the Edina Crime Prevention Fund. 

Edina, Minn., May 27, 2020 – Following the news of the Minnesota State Fair cancelation, the Edina Crime Prevention Fund has decided to cancel the 202...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

City of Edina Statement on the Death of Mr. George Floyd

The range of emotions we are all feeling regarding the death of Mr. George Floyd, including sorrow, grief, anger and frustration, is nearly impossible to express. On behalf of the City of Edina, our community extends its deepest condolences to Mr. Floyd&a...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

City Manager Issues Order Allowing Temporary Outdoor Customer Service Areas in Edina

Edina, Minn., May 28, 2020 – To allow businesses to better operate during the COVID-19 pandemic when social distancing is necessary and comply with the Stay Safe MN Plan, City Manager Scott Neal has issued an order allowing businesses to tempora...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Organics Recycling Carts Delivery Begins in Early June

Edina, Minn., May 19, 2020 – Carts for the City’s new organics recycling program will be delivered to homes throughout Edina beginning the first week of June.

Organics carts will be delivered to homes based on assigned...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City of Edina Lifts Group Play Ban, Opens Playgrounds

Edina, Minn., May 15, 2020 – The City of Edina will lift its ban on group play and reopen some park amenities Monday, May 18. Gov. Tim Walz recently announced Minnesota’s Stay-at-Home order will expire May 18, and be replaced with a Sa...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Cancels June Concerts and Events at Centennial Lakes Park

Edina, Minn., May 15, 2020 – Due to the health challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and to comply with the group gathering restrictions set by Gov. Tim Walz, the City of Edina has canceled June events and entertainment at Cente...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Accepts Applications for Well-Sealing Grants

Edina, Minn., May 13, 2020 – The City of Edina’s Engineering Department is accepting grant applications from property owners who want to seal private wells on their properties. Engineering staff estimates there are approximately 1,000 ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Map of Historic Edina Walking Tour Goes Live

Edina, Minn., May 13, 2020 – Interested in a walking tour of historic Edina near Edina City Hall and the Edina Country Club?

The Edina Heritage Preservation Commission, along with City staff, created a map for self-guided tours. It lists 12 stops...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Fire damages Edina home on Amy Drive

Edina, Minn., May 12, 2020 – The Edina Fire Department was called to the 5900 block of Amy Drive at 4:13 p.m. Monday, May 11, after the homeowner reported a fire.  

Fire crews arrived to discover smoke coming from the home’s ea...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

City of Edina Closes Edina Aquatic Center, Cancels and Postpones Recreation Programs

Edina, Minn., May 11, 2020 – Due to the health and safety challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Edina will close the Edina Aquatic Center for the 2020 season and cancel or postpone recreation programs through Aug. 1...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

City Awards Forgivable Loans to 11 Edina Small Businesses

Edina, Minn., May 8, 2020 – The City of Edina has awarded 11 small Edina businesses a $9,000 forgivable loan.

The businesses selected to receive the loans are:

  • Beaujo’s Wine Café & Bistro
  • Bluebird Boutique
  • Clothes Mentor
  • Euro...
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Posted on: April 30, 2020

City Plans Controlled Burn of Public Works Rain Garden

A controlled burn of the native rain garden at the Public Works & Park Maintenance Facility, 7450 Metro. Blvd., is planned for Friday, May 1.

A controlled burn is a fire set intentionally for the purposes of managing native plants. Fire is a natural pa...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Edina Fire Department Collecting Cloth Masks

Edina, Minn., April 21, 2020 – Along with fire departments across Minnesota, the Edina Fire Department is collecting homemade cloth masks at its Fire Stations No. 1 and 2, 6250 Tracy Ave. and 7335 York Ave. Masks can be left in the bins...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Organics Recycling Program Delayed to June

Edina, Minn., April 21, 2020 – The City’s new organics recycling program originally set to launch this spring will now begin sometime in June with carts coming to homes throughout Edina early that month.

In an effort to meet Mi...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Braemar Golf Course Set to Open April 18

Edina, Minn., April 17, 2020 – Braemar Golf Course, 6364 John Harris Drive, will reopen Saturday, April 18.

Gov. Tim Walz today issued Executive Order 20-38, which expands allowable outdoor recreation activities, including golf. The orde...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Housing & Redevelopment Authority to Meet Thursday, April 16

Edina, Minn., April 10, 2020 – The City of Edina’s Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold an electronic meeting Thursday, April 16.

Due to COVID-19 and Gov. Tim Walz’s Stay-at-Home Order, the meeting wi...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

City Accepts Applications for Street Funding Task Force

Edina, Minn., April 10, 2020 – The City of Edina is accepting applications for the City Manager’s Street Funding Task Force. The group will recommend how street reconstruction and maintenance should be funded in the future.

Th...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Edina Planning Commission to Meet Wednesday, April 15

Edina, Minn., April 10, 2020 – The City of Edina’s Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting Wednesday, April 15.Due to COVID-19 and Gov. Tim Walz’s Stay-at-Home Order, the meeting will be held electronical...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Board of Appeal & Equalization to Meet April 22

Edina, Minn., April 10, 2020 – The City of Edina’s Board of Appeal & Equalization will meet 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22.

Each year, property owners are mailed value notices informing them of the values placed on their pro...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

City Gives $100,000 to VEAP for Rental Assistance Program

Edina, Minn., April 10, 2020 – The Edina City Council voted unanimously at its April 7 meeting to give Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (VEAP) $100,000 from the City’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund to provide limited emergency rent...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Braemar Golf Course Recognized for Environmental Excellence

Edina, Minn., April 10, 2020 – Braemar Golf Course has retained its designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon International progr...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Pen Pal Program Aims to Encourage Safe Socialization During an Isolating Time

Edina, Minn., April 10, 2020 – The Edina Senior Center, Edina Community Education and Edina Library have come together to launch “Dear Edina: A Pen Pal Program” to keep the community connected while distance is at th...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

‘Images of Edina’ Photo Contest Entry Period Starts April 13

Edina, Minn., April 10, 2020 –Every photo has a story to tell. The City of Edina and Edina Magazine invite those who live, work or go to school in Edina to submit their best photos that tell Edina’s story in the 17th-annual “...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, April 7

Edina, Minn., April 3, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold a virtual work session and meeting Tuesday, April 7.

The work session will be held 5:30 p.m. for the Council to receive a recommendation on a Travel Demand Management Ordinan...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

$1,000 Reward Offered in Residential Vandalism

Edina, Minn., March 30, 2020 – The Edina Crime Prevention Fund is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charging of the person or persons responsible for recent damage in the 6300 block of Rolf Avenue.

Sometime in the...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Citywide Masking Policy to Go Into Effect in Edina July 6

Edina, Minn., July 1, 2020 – To slow the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Jim Hovland has signed an Executive Order requiring people to wear face masks inside public spaces in Edina. The order will go into effect Monday, July 6.

The Edina City Council h...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Edina City Council to Hold Special Meeting to Discuss Citywide Masking Policy

Edina, Minn., June 26, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Monday, June 29, to discuss legal strategy and a possible citywide masking policy.

The City Council will start with a closed session to discuss legal strategy...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Small Business Relief Grants Program to Begin Accepting Applications on June 23

This press release was originally issued by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development 

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has announced that the Minnesota Small Business Relief Grants Progr...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

City of Edina Offers Reimagined Summer Recreation Activities

Edina, Minn., June 24, 2020 – The City of Edina will offer reimagined recreation activities this summer to welcome residents back to local parks and recreation.

Revised group gathering guidelines and public health guidance has a...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Housing & Redevelopment Authority to Meet June 25

Edina, Minn., June 23, 2020 -- The City of Edina’s Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold an electronic meeting Thursday, June 25. There are no public hearings scheduled for this meeting.

The meeting will be held electronically and...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Edinborough Park Reopening Pool and Track for Members and Association Partners

Edina, Minn., June 22, 2020 – After being closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Edina will reopen Edinborough Park’s pool and track, 7700 York Ave S., beginning June 23 to members and association partners. The facilit...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission to Meet Tuesday, June 23

Edina, Minn., June 23, 2020 – The Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission will hold an electronic meeting Tuesday, June 23, using Webex.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Among other things, the Commission will discuss hosting a community co...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, June 16

Edina, Minn., June 10, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, June 16.

The work session will be held 5:30 p.m. for the Council to meet jointly with the Parks & Recreation Commission and Arts &a...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Edina Farmers Market Moves to Rosland Park, Begins June 18

Edina, Minn., June 5, 2020 – The City of Edina will host a Farmers Market beginning June 18 to freshen up Thursday afternoons in Edina. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s market will be located at Rosland Park, 4300 W. 66th St.,...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

City of Edina’s Advisory Commissions to Begin Virtual Meetings in June

Edina, Minn., June 2, 2020 – Most of the City’s advisory commissions will begin virtual meetings in June.

The following meetings have been scheduled:

•    Community Health Commission – 6:30 p.m. Monda...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Edina Planning Commission to Meet Wednesday, June 10

Edina, Minn., June 4, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting Wednesday, June 10. The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

•    ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Bond-Rating Agencies Reaffirm City of Edina’s High Bond Rating

Edina, Minn., June 4, 2020 – Independent bond-rating agencies Moody’s Investors Service and S&P Global Ratings recently affirmed their high bond rating for the City of Edina’s $5.26 million General Obligation Bon...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Braemar Arena Reopening for Organized Youth Sports Organizations & Programs

Edina, Minn., May 29, 2020 – The City of Edina will reopen Braemar Arena, 7501 Ikola Way, beginning June 1 in accordance with Gov. Tim Walz’s Executive Order 20-63, which allows limited organized youth sports with restrictions.

The City...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Edina Crime Prevention Fund Cancels Edina Fall Into The Arts Festival

The following press release was originally issued by the Edina Crime Prevention Fund. 

Edina, Minn., May 27, 2020 – Following the news of the Minnesota State Fair cancelation, the Edina Crime Prevention Fund has decided to cancel the 202...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: May 15, 2020

City of Edina Lifts Group Play Ban, Opens Playgrounds

Edina, Minn., May 15, 2020 – The City of Edina will lift its ban on group play and reopen some park amenities Monday, May 18. Gov. Tim Walz recently announced Minnesota’s Stay-at-Home order will expire May 18, and be replaced with a Sa...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Cancels June Concerts and Events at Centennial Lakes Park

Edina, Minn., May 15, 2020 – Due to the health challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and to comply with the group gathering restrictions set by Gov. Tim Walz, the City of Edina has canceled June events and entertainment at Cente...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: May 11, 2020

City of Edina Closes Edina Aquatic Center, Cancels and Postpones Recreation Programs

Edina, Minn., May 11, 2020 – Due to the health and safety challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Edina will close the Edina Aquatic Center for the 2020 season and cancel or postpone recreation programs through Aug. 1...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: May 11, 2020

City Awards Forgivable Loans to 11 Edina Small Businesses

Edina, Minn., May 8, 2020 – The City of Edina has awarded 11 small Edina businesses a $9,000 forgivable loan.

The businesses selected to receive the loans are:

  • Beaujo’s Wine Café & Bistro
  • Bluebird Boutique
  • Clothes M...
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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Edina Fire Department Collecting Cloth Masks

Edina, Minn., April 21, 2020 – Along with fire departments across Minnesota, the Edina Fire Department is collecting homemade cloth masks at its Fire Stations No. 1 and 2, 6250 Tracy Ave. and 7335 York Ave. Masks can be left in the bins...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Organics Recycling Program Delayed to June

Edina, Minn., April 21, 2020 – The City’s new organics recycling program originally set to launch this spring will now begin sometime in June with carts coming to homes throughout Edina early that month.

In an effort to meet Mi...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Braemar Golf Course Set to Open April 18

Edina, Minn., April 17, 2020 – Braemar Golf Course, 6364 John Harris Drive, will reopen Saturday, April 18.

Gov. Tim Walz today issued Executive Order 20-38, which expands allowable outdoor recreation activities, including golf. The orde...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Pen Pal Program Aims to Encourage Safe Socialization During an Isolating Time

Edina, Minn., April 10, 2020 – The Edina Senior Center, Edina Community Education and Edina Library have come together to launch “Dear Edina: A Pen Pal Program” to keep the community connected while distance is at th...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: April 10, 2020

City Gives $100,000 to VEAP for Rental Assistance Program

Edina, Minn., April 10, 2020 – The Edina City Council voted unanimously at its April 7 meeting to give Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (VEAP) $100,000 from the City’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund to provide limited emergency rent...

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Press Releases - COVID-19

News Flash

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Public Hearing Regarding Duggan Plaza

THE EDINA CITY COUNCIL will meet virtually on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 7:00 PM, and will at said time and place to consider the following:

 

Public Hearing regarding the sale of a City owned median along Duggan Plaza between Abercrombie and Norma...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Public Hearing for 4425 Valley View Road

THE EDINA PLANNING COMMISSION will meet virtually on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 7:00 PM and 

THE EDINA CITY COUNCIL will meet virtually on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 7:00 PM, and will at said time and place to consider the following:

 

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Public Hearing for Our Lady of Grace (Sign Variance)

THE EDINA PLANNING COMMISSION will meet virtually on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 7:00 PM and 

 

A sign variance to allow two building signs at Our Lady of Grace, one 100 square foot sign and one 87 square foot sign, both on the north eleva...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Public Hearing for Zoning Ordinance Amendment to allow distilleries in the POD-2 Zoning District

THE EDINA PLANNING COMMISSION will meet virtually on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 7:00 PM and 

THE EDINA CITY COUNCIL will meet virtually on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 7:00 PM, and will at said time and place to consider the following:

 

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 2, 2020

6/16/20 Public Hearing for 4248 Alden Drive

THE EDINA CITY COUNCIL will meet virtually on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 7:00 PM, and will at said time and place to consider the following:

 

An appeal of the Planning Commission’s approval of an 18.6 foot front yard setback variance to ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Ordinance Amending City Code Concerning Rental Licensing

Read the full ordinance here

Public Notices
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Ordinance Amending Fire Prevention and Protection

See the full ordinance here.

Public Notices

News Flash

Posted on: April 21, 2020

Organics Recycling Program Delayed to June

Edina, Minn., April 21, 2020 – The City’s new organics recycling program originally set to launch this spring will now begin sometime in June with carts coming to homes throughout Edina early that month.

In an effort to meet Mi...

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Recycling

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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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TIF: Tax-Increment Financing
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Using TIF Benefits Residents in Many Ways

Tax-increment financing (TIF) is a tool Edina has used sparingly over the past several decades to deliver long-term outcomes that benefit the general public. The public benefit from Edina’s use of TIF usually falls into four categories:

  • Blight mi...
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TIF: Tax-Increment Financing
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Tax-Increment Financing Helped Create Iconic Edina Spaces

Tax-increment financing (TIF) has been used
to help create some of Edina’s most iconicand beloved spaces. Without this financing
tool, these projects likely never would havehappened in the way Edina residents and
visitors experience them ...

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TIF: Tax-Increment Financing
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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TIF: Tax-Increment Financing