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Posted on: July 2, 2020

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

Edina, Minn., July 2, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, to discuss the extension of a citywide masking policy.

To slow the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Jim Hovland has signed an Executive Order requi...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

City Manager appoints members of Street Funding Task Force

Edina, Minn., June 24, 2020 – City Manager Scott Neal has appointed seven residents to a new Street Funding Task Force. The group will recommend how street reconstruction and maintenance should be funded in the future.

The City of Edina relies on...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Edina Planning Commission to Meet Wednesday, July 8

Edina, Minn., June 30, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting Wednesday, July 8.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

  • Edina TV (Comcast Channels 813 or...
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Posted on: July 2, 2020

City of Edina’s Advisory Commissions to Hold Virtual Meetings in July

Edina, Minn., June 30, 2020 – The City’s advisory commissions will hold virtual meetings in July.

The following commission meetings have been scheduled:

  • Planning Commission – 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 8
  • Energy & Environment Com...
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Press Releases - COVID-19
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

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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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.

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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 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 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 M...
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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 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

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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