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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Braemar Arena Offers Adult Open Hockey

Braemar Arena, 7501 Ikola Way, will begin to offer adult open hockey beginning Sept. 9, after postponing the program due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Braemar Arena, 7501 Ikola Way, will begin to offer adult open hockey beginning Sept. 9, after postponing the program due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Adults ages 18 and older will be able to play pick-up hockey from 11:...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

City of Edina Reopening Braemar Golf Dome and Braemar Field

After remaining closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and comply with State orders, the City of Edina will reopen the Braemar Golf Dome on Monday, Sept. 14, and Braemar Field on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – After remaining closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and comply with State orders, the City of Edina will reopen the Braemar Golf Dome, 7420 Braemar Blvd., for the season on Monday, Sept. 14, and Braemar Field...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Driving Range Closed Monday Morning

The outdoor Driving Range at Braemar Golf Course will be closed Monday morning, Sept. 28, for aeration. It will reopen at noon Monday. Golfers will be hitting off mats starting Monday afternoon through the rest of the season.

 

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

City of Edina Reopening Braemar Golf Dome and Braemar Field

After remaining closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and comply with State orders, the City of Edina will reopen the Braemar Golf Dome on Monday, Sept. 14, and Braemar Field on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – After remaining closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and comply with State orders, the City of Edina will reopen the Braemar Golf Dome, 7420 Braemar Blvd., for the season on Monday, Sept. 14, and Braemar Field...

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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: September 3, 2020

Edinborough Park to Host Free Weekly Children’s Entertainment

Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S., will host free weekly children’s entertainment at noon Thursdays in the Amphitheater beginning Sept. 17.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S., will host free weekly children’s entertainment at noon Thursdays in the Amphitheater beginning Sept. 17.

The performance schedule includes the following acts:

Sept. 17: W...

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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: September 3, 2020

Edina Parks & Recreation Brings ‘Silly Walks’ to Parks

Edina Parks & Recreation is hoping to spread joy by bringing “Silly Walks” to the City’s parks.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Edina Parks & Recreation is hoping to spread joy by bringing “Silly Walks” to the City’s parks.

A Silly Walk gives park goers the opportunity to participate in a leisurely a...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Fall/Winter Activity Registration Begins Aug. 19

Online registration for fall and winter park and recreation activities begins noon Wednesday, Aug. 19 at Edinamn.maxgalaxy.net for Edina residents. Registration for those who live outside Edina begins noon Wednesday, Aug. 26.

Edina, Minn., July 27, 2020 – Online registration for fall and winter park and recreation activities begins noon Wednesday, Aug. 19 at Edinamn.maxgalaxy.net for Edina residents. Registration for those who live outside Edina begins noon Wednesday...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

City Cancels Popular Fall Events

Due to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and with the health and safety of residents and visitors in mind, the City of Edina has canceled three annual events known to attract large crowds.

Edina, Minn., July 28, 2020 – Due to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and with the health and safety of residents and visitors in mind, the City of Edina has canceled three annual events known to attract large crowds.

The popular...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Nominations Now Being Collected for Human Rights Award

Edina, Minn., Sept. 21, 2020 – The City of Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) is accepting nominations for the 2020 Tom Oye Human Rights Award, recognizing individuals or groups in the community whose good work promotes human r...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Event to be Held in Bloomington

Bloomington, Minn., Sept. 24, 2020 -- The State of Minnesota, in partnership with Normandale Community College, Minnesota National Guard and the City of Bloomington, will conduct a three-day COVID-19 testing event in a parking ramp at Normandale Community...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Newest Edina Police Officer Sworn In this Summer

Edina, Minn., Sept. 15, 2020 – On Tuesday, Sept. 15, Gaby Doyle was sworn in as Edina’s newest Police Officer. Her mother, Jennifer, pinned on her badge, 114.   

A native of Edina, Doyle started at the Edina Police Dep...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Public Advised Against Contact with Four Edina Lakes

The following press release was recently issued by the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 15, 2020 - WARNING - The public should avoid contact with the water in:

  • Arrowhead Lake
  • Lake Cornelia
  • Lake Edina
  • Lake Holiday

The water contai...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Planning Commission to Hold Electronic Meeting Sept. 23

Edina, Minn., Sept. 16, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23 Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority to Meet Thursday, Sept. 24

The Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold an electronic meeting Thursday, Sept. 24.

The meeting will begin at 7:30 a.m. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

•    Edina TV (Comcast Channe...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

$5,000 Reward Offered in Attempted Robbery and Shooting

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and charging of the man responsible for an attempted robbery and shooting Monday, Sept. 14, at the M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital parking ramp.

At 8:54 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, t...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Public Advised Against Contact with Arrowhead Lake

The following press release was recently issued by the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 11, 2020 - The public is advised to have no contact with the water in Arrowhead Lake.

Water monitoring recently conducted at Arrowhead La...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

City of Edina Offers Family Fun This Fall

Edina, Minn., Sept. 11, 2020 – The City of Edina will offer new, family-friendly events to allow socially distant gatherings this fall.  

For “Chalk the Walk,” residents are invited to bring their chalk and create pos...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Absentee Voting at City Hall Begins Sept. 18

Edina, Minn., Sept. 8, 2020 – Absentee voting for the Nov. 3 General Election begins Sept. 18 at Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St.

All eligible voters in Edina can vote early by absentee either in person or by mail. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, Sept. 15

Edina, Minn., Sept. 9, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Following a closed session to discuss pending litigation, a work session will be held at 6 p.m. for the Council to meet with ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

‘Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Transportation and Traffic

Edina, Minn., Sept. 8, 2020 – Transportation Planner Andrew Scipioni will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a virtual discussion about transportation and traffic from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16. &a...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Two Edina Police Officers Named to Statewide DWI All-Star Team

The following press release was issued by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

Edina, Minn., Aug. 14, 2020 — There are law enforcement officers and prosecutors across Minnesota whose passion for taking impaired drivers off the road make the...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

City of Edina Reopening Braemar Golf Dome and Braemar Field

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – After remaining closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and comply with State orders, the City of Edina will reopen the Braemar Golf Dome, 7420 Braemar Blvd., for the season on Monday, Sept. 14, and Braemar Field...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Braemar Arena Offers Adult Open Hockey

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Braemar Arena, 7501 Ikola Way, will begin to offer adult open hockey beginning Sept. 9, after postponing the program due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Adults ages 18 and older will be able to play pick-up hockey from 11:...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Planning Commission and HRA to Hold Electronic Meetings Sept. 9 and 10

Edina, Minn., Sept. 1, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission and Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold electronic meetings next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9. Members of the public ca...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Edinborough Park to Host Free Weekly Children’s Entertainment

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S., will host free weekly children’s entertainment at noon Thursdays in the Amphitheater beginning Sept. 17.

The performance schedule includes the following acts:

Sept. 17: W...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Edina Parks & Recreation Brings ‘Silly Walks’ to Parks

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Edina Parks & Recreation is hoping to spread joy by bringing “Silly Walks” to the City’s parks.

A Silly Walk gives park goers the opportunity to participate in a leisurely a...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

City, Edina Magazine Honor Photo Contest Winners

The City of Edina and Edina Magazine recognized winners of the 2020 Images of Edina photo contest at the Sept. 1 City Council meeting.

This year’s panel of volunteer judges included Angela Johnson and Sarah Dovolos of Edina Magazine; Jerod Wilson...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

EPA Adds Groundwater Plume to Superfund National Priorities List

The following press release was recently issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. More information can be found at EdinaMN.gov/plume.

St. Louis Park and Edina, Minnesota, Sept. 1, 2020 – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Recreational Water Advisory Issued for Lake Cornelia and Lake Edina

The following press release was recently issued by the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District.

Edina, Minnesota, Aug. 26, 2020 – The public should avoid contact with the water in Lake Cornelia and Lake Edina. The water contains blue-green algae at le...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

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

Edina, Minn., Aug. 25, 2020 – The City’s advisory commissions will hold virtual meetings in September.

The following commission meetings have been scheduled:

  • Heritage Preservation Commission, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8
  • Parks & Recreation...
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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, Sept. 1

Edina, Minn., Aug. 26, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Sept. 1.

The work session will be held at 5:30 p.m. for the Council to get an update on the Morningside flood risk reduction strategy. ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Law Enforcement Seeks New Recruits for Explorers Post 925

Edina, Minn., Aug. 25, 2020 – An informational meeting for potential participants of Edina/Eden Prairie Explorers Post No. 925 will take place 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the South Metro Safety Training Facility, 7525 Braemar Blvd. ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing in Bloomington Sept. 1

The following press release was recently issued by the City of Bloomington. You must register for an appointment to be tested at the event.

Bloomington, Minnesota, Aug. 21, 2020 – State and local health officials will offer free COVID-19 testing ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

City Continues to Accept Applications for Well-Sealing Grants

Edina, Minn., Aug. 23, 2020 – The City of Edina’s Engineering Department is still accepting grant applications from property owners who want to seal private wells on their properties. Engineering staff estimates there are approximately...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Edina Planning Commission to Meet Wednesday, Aug. 26

Edina, Minn., Aug. 18, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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: August 21, 2020

High Algal Toxin Levels Detected in Lake Cornelia

Edina, Minn., Aug. 22, 2020 – The Nine Mile Creek Watershed District has collected water samples that indicate high algal concentrations in Lake Cornelia that may include blue-green algae in numbers that exceed the World Health Organiza...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Fall/Winter Activity Registration Begins Aug. 19

Online registration for fall and winter park and recreation activities begins noon Wednesday, Aug. 19 at Edinamn.maxgalaxy.net for Edina residents. Registration for those who live outside Edina begins noon Wednesday, Aug. 26. 

  • View activities and ...
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Posted on: August 14, 2020

City to Accept Applications for Small Business Grants Beginning Aug. 19

Edina, Minn., Aug. 13, 2020 – Applications for the City’s second round of grants to small businesses will open 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19.

“We’re hoping this program will enable and sustain a strong local economy,&...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Darren Davis Named Mike Siitari Officer of the Year

Edina, Minn., Aug. 12, 2020 – Officer Darren Davis was named the 2019 Mike Siitari Officer of the Year by the Edina Crime Prevention Fund. Edina Police Chief Dave Nelson presented Davis with the award at a small gathering outside the Edina Polic...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Edina Night to Unite Canceled for 2020

Edina, Minn., Aug. 12, 2020 – After being rescheduled once due to COVID-19, the Edina Police Department has made the difficult decision to cancel Night to Unite this year. 

“It wasn’t an easy decisio...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Several File For Local Office

Several residents have filed Affidavits of Candidacy for seats on the Edina City Council.

City offices open for election are Mayor and two seats on the City Council. Those elected will serve from January 2021 to January 2025.

Incumbent Mayor James B. Hovlan...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Fires Damage Edina Apartment and Home

Edina, Minn., Aug. 9, 2020 – The Edina Fire Department responded to two recent fires.  

Edina Fire was called to the 6400 block of Barrie Road at 4:09 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, after a resident of the building reported seeing smoke on an up...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Walk With A Council Member Scheduled for Aug. 19

Edina, Minn., Aug. 3, 2020 – Through the election in November, the Walk With the Mayor will be replaced with Walk With a Council Member. The August Walk with Council Member Ron Anderson is scheduled for 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Cent...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Braemar Golf Course 2019 PGA Junior Program Named Top in Minnesota, One of the Largest in the Nation

Edina, Minn., Aug. 3, 2020 – Braemar Golf Course was presented the inaugural Gamechanger Award by the Professional Golf Association (PGA) of America for having the top 2019 PGA Junior program in Minnesota and one of the largest in the country.

Aw...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Hovland Presents 2020 Mayor’s Commendations

Edina, Minn., Aug. 5, 2020 – Edina Mayor Jim Hovland recently presented six Mayor’s Commendations to outstanding volunteers and service organizations in the community.

Mayor’s Commendations are typically presented in the sprin...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Fall/Winter Activity Registration Begins Aug. 19

Edina, Minn., July 27, 2020 – Online registration for fall and winter park and recreation activities begins noon Wednesday, Aug. 19 at Edinamn.maxgalaxy.net for Edina residents. Registration for those who live outside Edina begins noon Wednesday...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

City Cancels Popular Fall Events

Edina, Minn., July 28, 2020 – Due to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and with the health and safety of residents and visitors in mind, the City of Edina has canceled three annual events known to attract large crowds.

The popula...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Newest Edina Police Officer Sworn In this Summer

Edina, Minn., July 22, 2020 – On Wednesday, July 22, Guled Abdullahi was sworn in as Edina’s newest Police Officer. His mother, Jamila, pinned on his badge, 177.   

“Being a Police Officer is about service to...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Wednesday, Aug. 5

Edina, Minn., July 29, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Wednesday, Aug. 5.

The work session will be held 5:30 p.m. for the Council to meet with the Planning Commission. Members of the public can liste...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

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

Edina, Minn., July 29, 2020 – The City’s advisory commissions will hold virtual meetings in August.

The following commission meetings have been scheduled:

  • Community Health Commission – 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10
  • Parks & Recre...
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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Two Programs Created to Help with Mortgage Payments

Edina, Minn., July 13, 2020 – The Edina Housing Foundation approved two new programs to help ease the financial burden some homeowners in Edina are facing because of COVID-19.  

“In these difficult times, we felt compelled to n...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Statewide Masking Order Supersedes Edina’s Policy

Edina, Minn., July 23, 2020 – Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s Executive Order 20-81 will replace the City of Edina’s Local Emergency Order 2020-03 requiring masks in most indoor places.

As of July 25, per the Governor’s Ex...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

City ‘Awarded Save the Summer’ Grant, to Open Paddleboat Rentals at Centennial Lakes Park

Edina, Minn., July 17, 2020 – The City of Edina will open paddleboat rentals at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave S., beginning Friday, July 24. 

The City was recently awarded a “Save the Summer” grant from Henne...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Precinct 4 Moves to New Location for 2020 Elections

Edina, Minn., July 21, 2020 – Edina voters in Precinct 4 will vote in a new location in 2020 if they cast their ballots on Election Day.

Precinct 4 had been the shelter at Weber Park. Because it is small and would be difficult to maintain social ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Benton Avenue Bridge to Close for Rehabilitation

Edina, Minn., July 21, 2020 – The Benton Avenue bridge will close for rehabilitation work Monday, July 27.

Recent inspections have shown the bridge over the railroad tracks by Hansen Road is in need of new concrete decking. In addition, the City ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Met Council Approves Edina's Comprehensive Plan

The Metropolitan Council has approved Edina’s 2018 Comprehensive Plan with some required edits. The revised Comprehensive Plan will be presented to the City Council Aug. 5, to be formally adopted. 

In response to the Metropolitan Council...

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Posted on: July 11, 2020

Police Departments Issue Statement After July 10 Traffic Stop in Bloomington

The following press release was issued by the Richfield Police Department.

Richfield, Minnesota, July 11, 2020 - The Bloomington, Edina and Richfield Police Departments extend their apologies to Mr. Darrius Strong who was detained Friday, July 10, after an...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Walk with the Mayor Scheduled for July 16

Edina, Minn., July 10, 2020 – The July Walk With the Mayor is scheduled for 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 16 at Fred Richards Park, 7640 Parklawn Ave. Participants should meet at the playground.

Taking part in the Walk with the Mayor giv...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

CloverRide Begins Regular Route in Southdale Area Again

Edina, Minn., July 10, 2020 – The City of Edina’s circulator bus service begins its regular route again today.

The City of Edina works with DARTS to provide the CloverRide circulator bus service to Edina residents and visitors 10 a.m. t...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

More Detailed Citywide Masking Policy to Go Into Effect July 9

Edina, Minn., July 8, 2020 – To slow the spread of COVID-19, the Edina City Council has extended a citywide masking policy.

The Edina City Council held a special meeting July 8 to consider extending the policy enacted by Mayor Jim Hovlan...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

‘Town Talks’ to Continue with Discussion on Affordable Housing

Edina, Minn., July 8, 2020 – Affordable Housing Manager Stephanie Hawkinson will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a virtual discussion about affordable housing from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Seeds of Change: Artwork by EHS Black Student Union to be Dedicated at 50th & France

Edina, Minn., July 8, 2020 – The City of Edina and 50th & France Business & Professional Association will host a dedication of “Seeds of Change” artwork created by members of the Black Student Union at Edina High Scho...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Three Longtime Employees Retire from City of Edina

Edina, Minn., July 8, 2020 – The City of Edina has said goodbye to three longtime employees. Building Inspector James Hall retired at the beginning of March, and Paramedic/Firelighter Todd Skatrud and Police Department Sgt. Kevin Rofidal each re...

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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 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: 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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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 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: 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 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: September 18, 2020

Planning Commission to Hold Electronic Meeting Sept. 23

Edina, Minn., Sept. 16, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23 Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority to Meet Thursday, Sept. 24

The Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold an electronic meeting Thursday, Sept. 24.

The meeting will begin at 7:30 a.m. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

•    Edina TV (Comcast Channe...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

City of Edina Offers Free Family Fun This Fall

Edina, Minn., Sept. 11, 2020 – The City of Edina will offer new, family-friendly events to allow socially distant gatherings this fall.  

For “Chalk the Walk,” residents are invited to bring their chalk and create pos...

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

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, Sept. 15

Edina, Minn., Sept. 9, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Following a closed session to discuss pending litigation, a work session will be held at 6 p.m. for the Council to meet with ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

‘Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Transportation and Traffic

Edina, Minn., Sept. 8, 2020 – Transportation Planner Andrew Scipioni will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a virtual discussion about transportation and traffic from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16. &a...

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

Absentee Voting at City Hall Begins Sept. 18

Edina, Minn., Sept. 8, 2020 – Absentee voting for the Nov. 3 General Election begins Sept. 18 at Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St.

All eligible voters in Edina can vote early by absentee either in person or by mail. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: September 3, 2020

City of Edina Reopening Braemar Golf Dome and Braemar Field

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – After remaining closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and comply with State orders, the City of Edina will reopen the Braemar Golf Dome, 7420 Braemar Blvd., for the season on Monday, Sept. 14, and Braemar Field...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Braemar Arena Offers Adult Open Hockey

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Braemar Arena, 7501 Ikola Way, will begin to offer adult open hockey beginning Sept. 9, after postponing the program due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Adults ages 18 and older will be able to play pick-up hockey from 11:...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Planning Commission and HRA to Hold Electronic Meetings Sept. 9 and 10

Edina, Minn., Sept. 1, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission and Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold electronic meetings next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 Members of the public can...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Edinborough Park to Host Free Weekly Children’s Entertainment

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S., will host free weekly children’s entertainment at noon Thursdays in the Amphitheater beginning Sept. 17.

The performance schedule includes the following acts:

Sept. 17: W...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Edina Parks & Recreation Brings ‘Silly Walks’ to Parks

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Edina Parks & Recreation is hoping to spread joy by bringing “Silly Walks” to the City’s parks.

A Silly Walk gives park goers the opportunity to participate in a leisurely a...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: August 28, 2020

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

Edina, Minn., Aug. 25, 2020 – The City’s advisory commissions will hold virtual meetings in September.

The following commission meetings have been scheduled:

•    Heritage Preservation Commission, 7 p....

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, Sept. 1

Edina, Minn., Aug. 26, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Sept. 1.

The work session will be held at 5:30 p.m. for the Council to get an update on the Morningside flood risk reduction strategy. ...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Law Enforcement Seeks New Recruits for Explorers Post 925

Edina, Minn., Aug. 25, 2020 – An informational meeting for potential participants of Edina/Eden Prairie Explorers Post No. 925 will take place 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the South Metro Safety Training Facility, 7525 Braemar Blvd. ...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing in Bloomington Sept. 1

The following press release was recently issued by the City of Bloomington. 

Bloomington, Minnesota, Aug. 21, 2020 – State and local health officials will offer free COVID-19 testing in Bloomington Sept. 1.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 1 at Kennedy Hig...
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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Edina Planning Commission to Meet Wednesday, Aug. 26

Edina, Minn., Aug. 18, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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

•   &...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Fall/Winter Activity Registration Begins Aug. 19

Edina, Minn., July 27, 2020 – Online registration for fall and winter park and recreation activities begins noon Wednesday, Aug. 19 at Edinamn.maxgalaxy.net for Edina residents. Registration for those who live outside Edina begins noon Wednesday...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: July 31, 2020

City Cancels Popular Fall Events

Edina, Minn., July 28, 2020 – Due to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and with the health and safety of residents and visitors in mind, the City of Edina has canceled three annual events known to attract large crowds.

The popular...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Wednesday, Aug. 5

Edina, Minn., July 29, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Wednesday, Aug. 5.

The work session will be held 5:30 p.m. for the Council to meet with the Planning Commission. Members of the public can liste...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: July 31, 2020

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

Edina, Minn., July 29, 2020 – The City’s advisory commissions will hold virtual meetings in August.

The following commission meetings have been scheduled:

  • Community Health Commission – 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10
  • Parks & Recre...
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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Two Programs Created to Help with Mortgage Payments

Edina, Minn., July 13, 2020 – The Edina Housing Foundation approved two new programs to help ease the financial burden some homeowners in Edina are facing because of COVID-19.  

“In these difficult times, we felt compelled to n...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Statewide Masking Order Supersedes Edina’s Policy

Edina, Minn., July 23, 2020 – Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s Executive Order 20-81 will replace the City of Edina’s Local Emergency Order 2020-03 requiring masks in most indoor places.

As of July 25, per the Governor’s Ex...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: July 24, 2020

City ‘Awarded Save the Summer’ Grant, to Open Paddleboat Rentals at Centennial Lakes Park

Edina, Minn., July 17, 2020 – The City of Edina will open paddleboat rentals at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave S., beginning Friday, July 24. 

The City was recently awarded a “Save the Summer” grant from Henne...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Precinct 4 Moves to New Location for 2020 Elections

Edina, Minn., July 21, 2020 – Edina voters in Precinct 4 will vote in a new location in 2020 if they cast their ballots on Election Day.

Precinct 4 had been the shelter at Weber Park. Because it is small and would be difficult to maintain social ...

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

CloverRide Begins Regular Route in Southdale Area Again

Edina, Minn., July 10, 2020 – The City of Edina’s circulator bus service begins its regular route again today.

The City of Edina works with DARTS to provide the CloverRide circulator bus service to Edina residents and visitors 10 a.m. t...

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

Walk with the Mayor Scheduled for July 16

Edina, Minn., July 10, 2020 – The July Walk With the Mayor is scheduled for 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 16 at Fred Richards Park, 7640 Parklawn Ave. Participants should meet at the playground.

Taking part in the Walk with the Mayor giv...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: July 8, 2020

More Detailed Citywide Masking Policy to Go Into Effect July 9

Edina, Minn., July 8, 2020 – To slow the spread of COVID-19, the Edina City Council has extended a citywide masking policy.

The Edina City Council held a special meeting July 8 to consider extending the policy enacted by Mayor Jim Hovlan...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
Posted on: July 8, 2020

‘Town Talks’ to Continue with Discussion on Affordable Housing

Edina, Minn., July 8, 2020 – Affordable Housing Manager Stephanie Hawkinson will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a virtual discussion about affordable housing from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July...

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Press Releases - COVID-19
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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Press Releases - COVID-19
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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Press Releases - COVID-19
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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Press Releases - COVID-19
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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Press Releases - COVID-19
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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Press Releases - COVID-19

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

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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