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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: April 5, 2022

Issues with ProjectDox Upload Files

If you are having issues upload documents to ProjectDox for a plan review, please clear the cache in the browser you are using.

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Building Inspections

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Free Compost Distribution

Edina residents can pick up bags of free compost 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4 and 5 while supplies last, at the Braemar Golf Dome parking lot, 7420 Braemar Blvd.

Limit 10 bags per household. That's enough to cover a 100-square-foot garden.

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Free Buckthorn Dump June 4 and 5 for Edina Residents

Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at lot near Braemar Golf Dome; people will need to bring a photo ID showing an Edina address.

Edina, Minn., May 11, 2022 – Edina residents can properly dispose of their buckthorn shrubs for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump June 4 and 5.

Residents can drop off buckthorn brush across from Braemar Golf Dome at 7420 Braemar Blvd. Hours are 10...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Walk With the Mayor to be Held May 21 at Rosland Park

Walk With the Mayor continues this spring to give community members the opportunity to share opinions and thoughts with Mayor Jim Hovland while walking through the city.

Edina, Minn., May 12, 2022 – Walk With the Mayor continues this spring to give community members the opportunity to share opinions and thoughts with Mayor Jim Hovland while walking through the city. 

The May Walk With the Mayor is scheduled for 9-...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Climb Aboard Trucks at Vehicle Day on May 21

Dump trucks, construction equipment, police cars, firetrucks and a variety of other large vehicles will be open to climb aboard from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21.

Edina, Minn., May 3, 2022 – Dump trucks, construction equipment, police cars, firetrucks and a variety of other large vehicles will be open to climb aboard from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21.

The annual Vehicle Day is free and open to all ages. Vehicles...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Braemar Golf Course Names New PGA Director of Golf

Tommy Koehler has been named the new PGA Director of Golf for Braemar Golf Course.

Edina, Minn., April 27, 2022 – Tommy Koehler has been named the new PGA Director of Golf for Braemar Golf Course.

Koehler, 30, grew up playing at Braemar Golf Course, 6364 John Harris Drive, and has been an instruction golf professional at Braemar since Ma...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 8, 2022

City Encourages Participation in ‘No Mow May’

To increase the pollinator habitat during a critical seasonal transition, the City will temporarily suspend laws requiring residents to mow in May for registered properties.

Edina, Minn., April 5, 2022 – To increase the pollinator habitat during a critical seasonal transition, the City will temporarily suspend laws requiring residents to mow in May.

The goal of “No Mow May” is to allow yards to gr...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 17, 2022

Apply Now for Summer Jobs at Parks, the Pool and More

Flexible schedules are available for jobs in some of Edina's most popular summer spots including the Aquatic Center and Centennial Lakes Park.

Teens, college students off for the summer, retirees or those just looking to earn some extra spending money are encouraged to apply for a seasonal position with Parks & Recreation.

Work by the pools of the Edina Aquatic Center, by the paddle boats at ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Walk With the Mayor to be Held May 21

Edina, Minn., May 12, 2022 – Walk With the Mayor continues this spring to give community members the opportunity to share opinions and thoughts with Mayor Jim Hovland while walking through the city. 

The May Walk With the Mayor is schedu...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

City Thanks Volunteers for Service on Advisory Boards and Commissions

Edina, Minn., May 6, 2022 – The City of Edina recently thanked over 100 volunteers for their service on advisory boards and commissions. 

The City held an appreciation event May 2 to thank all members of the City Council’s advi...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Free Tree, Branch Dump for Edina Residents May 13-16

Edina, Minn., May 12, 2022 – Edina residents with downed trees and broken branches from recent storms can dispose of them for free at a City dump site May 13-16.

Residents can drop off trees and branches across from Braemar Golf Dome at 7420 Brae...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Edina to Hold 11th 'Days of Remembrance'

Edina, Minn., May 10, 2022 – The City of Edina’s Human Rights & Relations Commission’s 11th Days of Remembrance will be held online 2 p.m. Sunday, May 22.

This year’s virtual event will feature guest speaker Eva ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Free Buckthorn Dump June 4 and 5 for Edina Residents

Edina, Minn., May 11, 2022 – Edina residents can properly dispose of their buckthorn shrubs for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump June 4 and 5.

Residents can drop off buckthorn brush across from Braemar Golf Dome at 7420 Braemar Blvd. Hours are 10...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Climb Aboard Trucks at Vehicle Day on May 21

Edina, Minn., May 3, 2022 – Dump trucks, construction equipment, police cars, firetrucks and a variety of other large vehicles will be open to climb aboard from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21.

The annual Vehicle Day is free and open to all ages...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Two Retire from City of Edina in Early 2022

Edina, Minn., May 6, 2022 – Two staff members retired from the City of Edina in the first quarter of 2022: Mike Hughes from the Fire Department and Gunnar Kaasa from the Public Works Department. Both were with the City for more than 15 years.

Mik...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Town Hall Station Wins Heritage Award

Edina, Minn., May 4, 2022 The transformation of a former gas station into a destination restaurant has been recognized with the 2022 Edina Heritage Award. Town Hall Station, a restaurant that opened in 2016 on the site of Wally’s Serv...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

City of Edina ‘Big Trucks’ Open House Returns May 19

Edina, Minn., April 26, 2022 – The City of Edina will host a free, family-friendly “Big Trucks” open house 4-7 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the Public Works & Park Maintenance Facility, 7450 Metro Blvd. The open house will t...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Braemar Golf Course Names New PGA Director of Golf

Edina, Minn., April 27, 2022 – Tommy Koehler has been named the new PGA Director of Golf for Braemar Golf Course.

Koehler, 30, grew up playing at Braemar Golf Course, 6364 John Harris Drive, and has been an instruction golf professional at Braemar since Ma...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Explorers Take Home 15 Awards at Annual Conference

Edina, Minn., April 27, 2022 – After more than 150 hours of training and preparation, the Edina/Eden Prairie Explorer Post 925 competed against peers from Minnesota, North Dakota and New York in the 47th-annual Explorer Conference in Rochester, ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Spring Hydrant Flushing Begins April 25

Edina, Minn., April 21, 2022 – The City of Edina’s spring hydrant flushing program will begin Monday, April 25, and is scheduled to conclude in approximately three weeks.

This program is necessary to clean the water mains and minimize t...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Volunteers Needed for Record Tree-Planting Effort May 6

Edina, Minn., April 19, 2022 – Edina needs volunteers to help with what’s believed to be the most ambitious public tree-planting event in City history.

Those volunteers, Park Maintenance staff and the Tree Trust will plant 200 ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Free Compost Distribution Returns This Summer

Edina, Minn., April 21, 2022 – Thanks to the commitment by Edina residents turning food scraps into soil through the organics recycling program, the City will once again offer free compost as part of a series of organics recycling outreach and e...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Edina Residents Can Choose Among 11 Species in Tree Giveaway

Edina, Minn., April 20, 2022 – The City of Edina is offering residents one of 11 types of young trees to plant on their property as part of overall sustainability goals.

Residents must sign up for their preferred tree type and will be able to pic...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

May is Building Safety Month

Edina, Minn., April 22, 2022 – The City of Edina is among communities worldwide that are celebrating Building Safety Month in May, raising awareness about building safety.

The Edina City Council recently signed a proclamation encouraging residents to commi...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Join the Step To It Challenge to Get Active, Win Prizes

Edina, Minn., April 20, 2022 – Whether you walk or wash the car, push a wheelchair or vacuum, you can participate in the Step To It Challenge, win prizes and help Edina beat other Hennepin County communities in the fitness activity.

The monthlong...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Walk With the Mayor Returns April 16

Edina, Minn., April 14, 2022 – Walk With the Mayor will return this spring give community members the opportunity to share opinions and thoughts with Mayor Jim Hovland while walking through the city. 

The April Walk With the Mayor is sch...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

City Encourages Participation in ‘No Mow May’

Edina, Minn., April 5, 2022 – To increase the pollinator habitat during a critical seasonal transition, the City will temporarily suspend laws requiring residents to mow in May.

The goal of “No Mow May” is to allow yards to gr...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

City Manager to Hold Listening Sessions on ARPA Funding

Edina, Minn., April 6, 2022 – Edina City Manager Scott Neal is asking community members to share ideas for how the second half of the City’s federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars should be spent — money aimed at pro...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Clean out Your Closets and Participate in City’s Earth Day Clothing Exchange

Edina, Minn., March 28, 2022 – Each American throws away an average of 80 pounds of clothing annually. To keep clothes out of the landfill, the City of Edina will host an Earth Day Community Clothing Exchange 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Braem...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Commission to Announce ‘Climate Poetry in the Parks’ Program

Edina, Minn., March 28, 2022 – The City of Edina’s Arts & Culture Commission will announce its 2022 “Climate Poetry in the Parks” program at the Youth Climate Summit at Edina High School Saturday, April 16.

Designed as a public event for students and c...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Student Positions Open for City of Edina Commissions

Edina, Minn., March 28, 2022 – 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 Comm...
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Posted on: March 30, 2022

T-Mobile/Sprint Users May be Unable to Reach 911

Edina, Minn., March 30, 2022 –  The Edina 911 Communications Center is experiencing difficulties receiving calls from T-Mobile/Sprint users. Those with emergencies should call the Police Department at 952-826-1600 until the mat...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Spring Load Restrictions Go into Effect March 16

Edina, Minn., March 10, 2022 – Spring load restrictions in Edina go into effect 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, the same day they take effect across the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

Weight restrictions are implemented each spring to help pres...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Income-Qualified Residents Can Receive Free High-Speed Internet in 2022

Edina, Minn., March 11, 2022 – The City of Edina is sponsoring free high-speed internet for income-qualified residents through Comcast’s Internet Essentials program until the end of December 2022. This benefit is made possible using up...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

City Seeks Nominations for Annual Mayor’s Commendations

Edina, Minn., March 3, 2022 – The City of Edina seeks nominations for the annual Mayor’s Commendations, given to those who have volunteered their time and effort to make significant contributions to the community.

Awards are given in the following categori...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Mayor, Edina Public Schools Superintendent to Present State of the City March 1

Edina, Minn., Feb. 17, 2022 – Edina Mayor James B. Hovland and Edina Public Schools Superintendent Stacie Stanley will present the “2022 State of the Community” Tuesday, March 1.

The presentation will be emceed by City Manager...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Nominations Now Open for Edina Heritage Award

Edina, Minn., Feb. 16, 2022 – The nomination period for the Edina Heritage Award is now open. Each year, the award is given by the Edina Heritage Preservation Commission to a local business, person or neighborhood for a commitment to preserving,...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

May 25 Public Hearing- Variance at 6316 Ewing Ave. S.

PLANNING COMMISISON PUBLIC HEARING REQUEST:

A 4.6-foot variance to the 39.3 ft front yard setback requirement allowing a new front entry 34.7 ft from the front lot line at 6316 Ewing Ave. So.

APPLICANT: 

Charles P. Lewis

  

HOW TO PA...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 13, 2022

June 2 HRA and City Council Meeting Notice

The first Council and HRA meetings in June will now both be held Thursday, June 2. HRA will meet at 7:30 a.m. June 2, with the Council meeting starting immediately after HRA at 8:30 a.m. The June 2 HRA and Council meetings take the place of the previously...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Community Invited to Attend "Big Trucks" Open House on May 19

The City of Edina will host a “Big Trucks” open house 4-7 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the Public Works & Park Maintenance Facility, 7450 Metro Blvd.

This free, family-friendly event is open to residents and non-residents and will take place during National Public Works Week, a week dedicated to celebrating public works professionals. There will be specialized equipment, hand and power tools and no sho...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Join the Step To It Challenge to Get Active, Win Prizes

Whether you walk or wash the car, push a wheelchair or vacuum, you can participate in the Step To It Challenge, win prizes and help Edina beat other Hennepin County communities in the fitness activity.

Edina, Minn., April 20, 2022 – Whether you walk or wash the car, push a wheelchair or vacuum, you can participate in the Step To It Challenge, win prizes and help Edina beat other Hennepin County communities in the fitness activity.

The monthlong challenge...

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Senior Center

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Hometown Hero Sayali Amarapurkar

Sayali Amarapurkar

Amarapurkar has taken on many roles to help families including co-founding AshaUSA, which takes its name from the Hindi word for hope, to help provide programs and education to the growing but underserved South Asian community.

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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: February 16, 2022

Gear up for the 2022 Aquatic Center Season!

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Season passes are on sale for the 2022 Aquatic Center Season!  With a 50-meter lap pool with diving well, diving boards, Lost Wave surf simulator, waterslides, a zip line, water and dry playgrounds, there is something for EVERYONE! 

Purchase your pass now

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Learn to Skate This Summer!

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The Spring/Summer Activities Directory hits Edina mailboxes soon! Get a sneak peak now. Skate School registration for Edina residents opens noon April 13.

Activities Directory (PDF) Spotlight - Braemar Arena

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Summer Activity Registration Is Open!

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Learn to play cricket, participate in a sports league, improve your skills in a variety of sports or just have fun.

Sign Up Now Spotlight - Braemar Field

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

2022 Farmers Market

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Join us for the 2022 Centennial Lakes Farmers Market starting June 9 and running through September 29!

Additional Info... Spotlight - Centennial Lakes

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Stay Connected!

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Spotlight - Eco Dev

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Posted on: January 1, 2022

We Are Open!

Edinborough Park Great Hall

Current hours are: Mon. - Thurs. 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.!

Spotlight - Edinborough Park

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Register Now for Spring and Summer Fun!

Kids Playing in Park in Summer

Sign up now for outdoor (and a few indoor) activities for kids or adults, from playground programs to golf classes, art camps to sports leagues.

Browse & Sign Up Spotlight - Parks

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Posted on: April 24, 2022

Sign Up for Bridge Classes

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We have classes for every level. Beginning Bridge starts April 5; Intermediate to Intermediate-Advanced begins March 24.

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Sign up for free classes in 2022

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Registration is now open for the "Introduction to Public Access Television" class.

Learn what it takes to make your own show on Public Access Television and discover the free resources available to residents of Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Richf...

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Spotlight - SWTV

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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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TIF: Tax-Increment Financing