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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Closed for the Season!

The Championship 18, Academy 9 Course and Driving Range have all closed for the season. Head over to the Golf Dome to try the new Toptracer technology!

Braemar Golf Course

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Spring/Summer Activities Closed for Season

The putting course, paddle boats and lawn games at Centennial Lakes Park have closed for the season.

We expect to reopen those in May 2020, weather permitting.

Centennial Lakes Park

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Recycling Pickup to Remain Biweekly

Republic Services will continue biweekly recycling collection in Edina. Those wishing to recycle more material may receive a second cart at no cost.

Edina has provided residential curbside collection since 1985. The current biweekly citywide contract for r...

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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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Home - Centennial Lakes

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Amundson Leaves Mark On Police Department After 36 Years of Service

By Kaylin Eidsness

Not many people can keep the same passion for their job after 36 years. However, Detective Erik Amundson is not one of those people. While his last day with the City of Edina will be Jan. 31, the zest he has for his career as a ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

2020 Parking Information Available Dec. 2

Information and applications for 2020 parking permits for those who work at 50th & France businesses will be available on this webpage starting Dec. 2.

Premium permits will not be sold online nor will they be issued Dec. 2. People can fill out and retu...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Toptracer Technology Coming to Braemar Golf Dome

The Braemar Golf Dome will be the only driving range in Minnesota equipped with Toptracer Range, the same ball-tracking technology the pros use, when the dome opens for the season Nov. 1.

The Braemar Golf Dome will be the only driving range in Minnesota equipped with Toptracer Range, the same ball-tracking technology the pros use, when the dome opens for the season Nov. 1.

Toptracer Range shows the ball’s flight path, offers instant shot re...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail Wins National Innovation in Park Design Award

The trail, which runs through five cities including Edina, was honored for its partnership innovation and improvements to the community.

The Three Rivers Park District, which built and operates the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail that runs through Edina, issued this press release Sept. 30, 2019:

The Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail received the national Innovation in Park Design Award at the 2...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Find Edina Parks by Location or Activity

Finding nearby Edina parks or a place to play basketball, skate or have a picnic is easier with the new online Park Finder.

Finding nearby Edina parks or a place to play basketball, skate or have a picnic is easier with the new online Park Finder.

The Park Finder allows users to click a map for their location or put in their address. They’ll see a list of nearby Edina parks and...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Get Text Notifications on Parks & Recreation Events

Would you like a reminder of a concert or event? Or when activity registration begins? The Edina Parks & Recreation Department is now sending text alerts on topics of high interest. The alerts are sent right to cellphones.

When it’s been raining half the day, is your softball game canceled?

Would you like a reminder of a concert or event? Or when activity registration begins?

The Edina Parks & Recreation Department is now sending text alerts on topics of high interest. Th...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Come Home 2 Edina Mortgage Program Increases Home Price to $425,000

The Edina Housing Foundation (EHF) recently approved an increase of the purchase price cap for Come Home 2 Edina’s mortgage program from $350,000 to $425,000, which will allow additional housing inventory to qualify and enable more potential hom...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Explorer Post 925 Earn Honors in Annual Explorers Conference

Edina/Eden Prairie Law Enforcement Explorers Post 925 recently participated in the 24th-annual Minnesota Law Enforcement Explorers Conference in Duluth and won multiple awards.  

“Our Explorers represented themselves and the Edina and Ed...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Rep. Edelson to Host Informational Session with MPCA at Edina City Hall Nov. 20

This information was originally issued in a press release by the office of State Representative Heather Edelson (DFL- Edina).  

On November 20, State Representative Heather Edelson (DFL-Edina) will host an informational listening session ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Volunteering for Hennepin County Citizen Advisory Boards

This information was originally issued in a press release by Hennepin County Board. 

Share your voice and help shape policy! Give back to your community by applying for a citizen advisory board. The Hennepin County Board is recruiting for 25 openi...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Two Public Hearings to be Held for Comp Plan Final Approval

Edina, Minn., Nov. 7, 2019 – Two public hearings will be held for final approval of the 2018 Comprehensive Plan, which incorporates feedback from the public review period for residents and surrounding jurisdictions.

The first public hearing is 7 ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Edina School Board Election Results Are In

Janie Shaw, Julie Greene and Leny K. Wallen-Friedman have won the 2019 Edina School Board election. For complete results, visit the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State's website.

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

No Arrest Made in Weekend Graffiti at Local School

Edina, Minn., Nov. 5, 2019 – The Edina Police Department has completed its investigation of a weekend case of graffiti at a local elementary school.

The Edina Police Department responded to a “miscellaneous public” call at 2:1...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Human Rights & Relations Commission Working Group Seeks New Members

The Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) seeks interested members for the Days of Remembrance Working Group. This working group will develop a theme and agenda for this event, identify presenters, schedule the day and venue, help to publicize, a...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Up North Holiday Gift Gallery Offers Unique, Handmade Items

The annual Up North Holiday Gift Gallery, featuring an array of artwork from local artisans, opens Nov. 14 at the Edina Art Center, 4701 W. 64th St.

The gallery includes all types of art, from jewelry to watercolor paintings, pottery to metal sculpture. Sh...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Backyard Rink, Braemar Field Open Nov. 2 for Winter Activities

The Backyard Rink at Braemar Arena and the dome-enclosed Braemar Field open Nov. 2 for rentals and open time on the ice and field.

Family open skating on the outdoor Backyard Rink, behind Braemar Arena at 7501 Ikola Way, will be 8-9:30 p.m. Fridays. Admiss...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Winter Parking Restrictions Start Nov. 1

Starting Nov. 1, winter parking rules go into effect across Edina to help ensure roads are safe before, during and after a snowstorm or other severe weather.

  • All vehicles must be off City streets between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.
  • No vehicle maybe parked on any stre...
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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Walk With the Mayor Scheduled for Nov. 23

The November Walk With the Mayor is scheduled for 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Galleria Edina, 3510 Galleria.  

“We’re moving our walk indoors for the next few months and I look forward to spending some time at Galleria. We&...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

EPA Updates Superfund National Priorities List

This information was originally issued in a press release by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is adding two sites and proposing to add five sites to the Superfund National Priorities...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Statement Regarding In-Squad Video from Sept. 7 Officer-Involved Shooting

Edina, Minnesota, Oct. 24, 2019 – Earlier this week, the City of Edina held a private meeting with the Quinones family and their attorneys to share some portions of video from Edina’s squad cars during the Sept. 7 officer-involved shooting in Richfield. T...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Braemar Golf Dome Opens Nov. 1

The Braemar Golf Dome, the longest-hitting indoor golf practice facility in the Twin Cities, opens for the season Friday, Nov. 1.

New this year is the addition of Toptracer Range technology in all 44 bays. The ball-tracking technology provides golfers with...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Two More Edina Businesses Recognized as Green Businesses

Each quarter, the City of Edina’s Energy & Environment Commission (EEC) recognizes businesses that model green and sustainable actions. Two businesses were recognized as bronze-level Green Businesses during the third quarter of 2019: Lush Co...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Edina Maintenance Technician Retires After More than 35 Years

The City of Edina saw the retirement of just one staffer in the third quarter of 2019: Maintenance Technician Scott Bauler. Bauler retired Monday, Sept. 30, after over 36 years with the City.

“I’ve seen a lot of changes over the years. ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Edina, MN One of 300 Communities “Open for Solar Business”

The information below was originally released by The Solar Foundation. 

Over 300 cities, towns, and counties across the country, including Edina, Minnesota, have now met national benchmarks for encouraging the growth of solar energy and removing b...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail Wins National Innovation in Park Design Award

The Three Rivers Park District, which built and operates the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail that runs through Edina, issued this press release Sept. 30, 2019:

The Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail received the national Innovation in Park Design Award at the 2...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Edina Named Winner of the 2019 Battle of the Badges

The information below was originally released by Memorial Blood Centers.

Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) announced that the City of Edina and Edina Police Department has won the 2019 Battle of the Badges. Edina collected 54 units of blood during its drive on ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Toptracer Technology Coming to Braemar Golf Dome

The Braemar Golf Dome will be the only driving range in Minnesota equipped with Toptracer Range, the same ball-tracking technology the pros use, when the dome opens for the season Nov. 1.

Toptracer Range shows the ball’s flight path, offers insta...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

City, Edina Magazine Honor Photo Contest Winners

The City of Edina and Edina Magazine recognized winners of the 2019 Images of Edina photo contest at the Sept. 17 City Council meeting.

This year’s panel of volunteer judges included Angela Johnson of Edina Magazine; Wale Agboola, an area profess...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Two Edina Businesses Recognized for Being Breastfeeding Supportive Workspace

Especially for Children and Casa de Corazón were recognized at the Sept. 17 City Council meeting by Bloomington Public Health and the Edina Health Division for supporting new moms when they return to work.

“At Public Health, we know th...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Officers Identified in Officer-Involved Shooting in Richfield

Editor's Note: This press release was originally released by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. 

September 16, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The Edina and Richfield police officers involved in a fatal incident in Richfield on September 7, 2019...

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Posted on: September 8, 2019

Statement Regarding Sept. 7 Officer-Involved Shooting

Edina, Minn., Sept. 9, 2019 – While the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a Sept. 7 officer-involved shooting, the City of Edina grieves alongside the family of the deceased, the officers involved and t...

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Posted on: September 7, 2019

Joint Statement with the Richfield Police Department: Officer-Involved Shooting

Edina, Minn., Sept. 8, 2019 – On Saturday, Sept. 7 at 10:22 p.m. a police pursuit that began in Edina, ended in an officer-involved shooting near the intersection of 77th Street East and Chicago Avenue in Richfield. The incident involved office...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

CloverRide Expands to Grandview, 50th & France Neighborhoods Sept. 13

The City of Edina’s Friday circulator bus service, CloverRide, will begin serving the Grandview and 50th & France neighborhoods Sept. 13.

For more than a year, the City of Edina has worked with DARTS to provide the CloverRide circulator bus s...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Find Edina Parks by Location or Activity

Finding nearby Edina parks or a place to play basketball, skate or have a picnic is easier with the new online Park Finder.

The Park Finder allows users to click a map for their location or put in their address. They’ll see a list of nearby Edina...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Get Text Notifications on Parks & Recreation Events

When it’s been raining half the day, is your softball game canceled?

Would you like a reminder of a concert or event? Or when activity registration begins?

The Edina Parks & Recreation Department is now sending text alerts on topics of high in...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

HRRC Nov. 26 Meeting Canceled

THE CITY OF EDINA GIVES NOTICE that the Human Rights & Relations Commission has canceled the Tuesday, Nov. 26, meeting. The next meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St., E...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Ordinance Amending Rental Licensing

Read full ordinance here.

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Ordinance Setting Fees for 2020

Read full ordinance here.

Public Notices
Posted on: October 3, 2019

City Council Public Hearing on 12/3/19 regarding TIF

PURPOSE:   Public hearing on the proposed adoption of a Modification to the Redevelopment Plan for the Southeast Edina Redevelopment Project Area, the proposed establishment of the Amundson Avenue Tax Increment Financing District (a special housi...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Public Hearing on Final Draft Comprehensive Plan at City Council Meeting December 3, 2019

Public Hearing on Final Draft Comprehensive Plan at City Council Meeting December 3, 2019, 7:00 PM @ City Council Chambers.

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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 seenfor nearly five decades. The City has used TaxIncrement Financing (TIF) on just six of more than
50 large-scale construction projects in those years.Most people...

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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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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
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