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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Hennepin County is Conducting a Waste Study in the Summer and Fall of 2022

Hennepin County is conducting a waste study in summer and fall of 2022. The County may reach out to the applicants of renovation/remodeling permits to request a voluntary site visit and/or interview about the  project. Please contact Olivia.Cashm...

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Building Inspections
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Hire Only Licensed Contractors

Protect yourself. Don't let an unlicensed contractor ruin a great project. Tips on Hiring a Building Contractor Learn more at Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Businesses and Organizations Sought for HalloBoo Celebration

Local businesses and organizations can apply to participate for free in the popular HalloBoo Trick or Treat Trail event set for Oct. 27 at Edinborough Park. The application deadline is 4:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Spaces are limited, so apply early.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 20, 2022 – Local businesses and organizations can apply to participate for free in the popular HalloBoo Trick or Treat Trail event set for Oct. 27.

The event, in its third year, offers families a fun alternative to door-to-door trick-or...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Free Buckthorn Dump in October for Edina Residents

Edina residents can properly dispose of their buckthorn shrubs for free across from Braemar Golf Dome at 7420 Braemar Blvd. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22 and 29, and noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 23 and 30. Photo ID with a current Edina address required.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 13, 2022 – Edina residents can properly dispose of their buckthorn shrubs for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump the last two weekends in October.

Residents can drop off buckthorn brush across from Braemar Golf Dome at 7420 Brae...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Artists, Crafters Sought for Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar

The inaugural event will be held Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Edina Senior Center, 5280 Grandview Road. People seeking to sell their art or crafts at the event must apply for a booth space by Nov. 1.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2022 – Artists and crafters will be the focus of the inaugural Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar, to be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.

People seeking to sell their art or crafts at the event must apply for a booth spac...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Chalk the Walk Returns to Centennial Lakes Park in September

Residents are encouraged to bring their chalk and create positive messages on dedicated sidewalk panels at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S. from Sept. 22-25. Those interested can reserve a concrete square by Wednesday, Sept. 21.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2022 – Back for a third year, the Chalk the Walk event will take place Sept. 22-25 at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S. 

Residents are encouraged to sign up, bring their chalk and create positive messages on dedicat...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 6, 2022

September Special Events and Programs in Edina's Parks

From the Fall Into the Arts Festival at Centennial Lakes Park to to the Edina Senior Center's 20th anniversary, find out what's happening and how to attend or sign up.

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Centennial Lakes Farmers Market Opens June 9

The Centennial Lakes Farmers Market opens its season June 9 with several new vendors, weekly live music and, starting June 23, an expanded seating area where people can enjoy drinks from Edina Liquor. The market runs from 3-7 p.m. on Thursdays.

Edina, Minn., June 1, 2022 – The Centennial Lakes Farmers Market opens its season June 9 with several new vendors, weekly live music and, starting June 23, an expanded seating area where people can enjoy beer, wine or seltzer from Edina Liquor.

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Edina Fire Responds to House Fire

Edina, Minn., Sept. 26, 2022 – A fire table heating appliance is believed to have contributed to a house fire in Edina Sunday, Sept. 25.

The Fire Department was called to the 6600 block of Limerick Drive at approximately 8:30 p.m. Firefighters qu...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Early Voting for 2022 General Election Begins Sept. 23

Edina, Minn., Sept. 20, 2022 – Edina voters can begin casting their ballot for the Nov. 8 General Election starting Friday, Sept. 23. 

Two City Council Members will be elected in November. Those on the ballot are Kate Agnew, Ron Anderson...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Businesses and Organizations Sought for HalloBoo Celebration

Edina, Minn., Sept. 20, 2022 – Local businesses and organizations can apply to participate for free in the popular HalloBoo Trick or Treat Trail event set for Oct. 27.

The event, in its third year, offers families a fun alternative to door-to-doo...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Edina’s Water Resources Management Plan Amended, Submitted for Agency Review

Edina, Minn., Sept. 22, 2022 – To incorporate the Flood Risk Reduction Strategy approved by the Edina City Council in 2020, the City’s Water Resources Management Plan has been amended and submitted for agency review. 

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Human Rights & Relations Commission to Host ‘How to Stop the Hate’ Event

Edina, Minn., Sept. 20, 2022 – The City of Edina’s Human Rights & Relations Commission will host “How to Stop the Hate,” a community conversation, Sunday, Oct. 2.

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Explorers Open House Set for Sept. 20

Know a youth interested in law enforcement? Encourage them to check out Explorers Post 925!

An informational meeting for potential participants of Edina/Eden Prairie Explorers Post No. 925 will take place 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the South Metro Saf...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Free Buckthorn Dump in October for Edina Residents

Edina, Minn., Sept. 13, 2022 – Edina residents can properly dispose of their buckthorn shrubs for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump the last two weekends in October.

Residents can drop off buckthorn brush across from Braemar Golf Dome at...

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Press releases
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Chalk the Walk Returns to Centennial Lakes Park in September

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2022 – Back for a third year, the Chalk the Walk event will take place Sept. 22-25 at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S. 

Residents are encouraged to sign up, bring their chalk and create positive messages ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Artists, Crafters Sought for Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2022 – Artists and crafters will be the focus of the inaugural Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar, to be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.

People seeking to sell their art or crafts at the event must apply for a ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Edina TV Wins 'Overall Excellence' Award

The following press release was issued by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors:

Denver, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2022 -- The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) honored the winners of the 37th-...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Edina Police Welcomes New Officers

Edina, Minn., Aug. 23, 2022 – The Edina Police Department recently welcomed three new Patrol Officers to its ranks. Officers Bennett Breyer, Johnathan Rasmussen and Tony Woldsnes each took the oath to serve the community at an Aug. 23 c...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Officer Tom Olson Receives Distinguished Service Award

Edina, Minn., Aug. 23, 2022 – Officer Tom Olson recently received the Edina Police Department’s Distinguished Service Award.

Olson, who joined the department in 1999, received the award for his dedication to the department&...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Citizens’ Academy Starts Sept. 1

Edina, Minn., Aug. 24, 2022 – Find out what working in law enforcement is really like through the Edina Police Department’s Citizens’ Academy. 

The program starts Sept. 1 and runs for 12 weeks through Nov. 17...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

‘Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Local Option Sales Tax

Edina, Minn., Aug. 22, 2022 – Finance Director Alisha McAndrews will continue the City of Edina's "Town Talks" with a discussion about how a local option sales tax works. The event will be held online 7 to 8 p.m. Thur...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

White Named Edina’s Deputy Police Chief

Edina, Minn., Aug. 22, 2022 – A 16-year veteran of the Edina Police Department has been named Deputy Police Chief.

Aaron White was promoted to the position, effective Aug. 22. “Aaron brings a wide range of leadership skills to ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Workshop on Cahill District Plan set for Sept. 13

Edina, Minn., Aug. 22, 2022 – Residents, businesses and anyone who is interested in helping collaborate on the future of Edina’s Cahill District are invited to a workshop Tuesday, Sept. 13. The meeting will be held from 7 to 9...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Be Aware of Scams Targeting Seniors

Edina, Minn., Aug. 22, 2022 – The Edina Police Department reminds residents about the importance of remaining cautious and informed to protect themselves from scams. It is imperative to be on the lookout for red flags and refrain from p...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Five to Campaign for Two Seats on City Council

Edina, Minn., Aug. 17, 2022 Several residents have filed Affidavits of Candidacy for seats on the Edina City Council.

Two seats on the City Council are open for election. Those elected will serve from January 2023 to January 2027.

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Walk With the Mayor to be Held Aug. 20

Edina, Minn., Aug. 17, 2022 – Walk With the Mayor continues this summer to give community members the opportunity to share opinions and thoughts with Mayor Jim Hovland while walking through the city. 

The August Walk With the Ma...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Fire Inspector, City Assessor Retire from City of Edina

Edina, Minn., Aug. 12, 2022 – Two City of Edina employees retired in the second quarter of 2022: Fire Inspector Brian Berube and City Assessor Bob Wilson.   

Brian Berube said he knew he had “landed in a pretty special...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Fall and Winter Activity Registration Starts Aug. 24

Edina, Minn., Aug. 10, 2022 – Edina residents can sign up for fall and winter activities, classes and programs starting at noon Wednesday, Aug. 24, at EdinaParks.com.

Edina offers activities for all ages and abilities, from preschool art programs...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Police Officer Doyle Completes D.A.R.E. Training

Edina, Minn., July 29, 2022 – Edina Police Officer Gabrielle Doyle completed the Minnesota Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officer Training Session in late July. Additionally, Doyle was selected as the Class Representative, s...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Returns Aug. 17

Edina, Minn., Aug. 2, 2022 – Join the City of Edina’s Police and Fire departments to help save lives as the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive returns in August.

The competition for units of blood, which pits the City’s...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Lighthouse Night and Torchlight Concert Set for Aug. 14

Edina, Minn., July 27, 2022 – The annual Lighthouse Night and Torchlight Concert festivities, hosted by the First John Philip Sousa Memorial Band, begin at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at Centennial Lakes Park.

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Bring Your Pup to Inaugural Dog Days of Summer ‘Pawty’

Please note this event was postponed from the original date due to weather. It has been rescheduled for Sept. 24.

Edina, Minn., July 20, 2022 – Grab those leashes and bring the dog - or the whole pack - to the inaugural Dog Days of Summer &ld...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Three Arrested After String of Robberies Over Weekend

Edina, Minn., July 27, 2022 – The Edina Police Department has arrested three male teenagers for their involvement in a 48-hour crime spree in Edina and Minneapolis. 

The crime spree started on Saturday, July 23, with a stolen Au...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Person of Interest

UPDATE (July 29, 11:55 a.m.) - The Edina Police Department thanks the public for their assistance in identifying the person of interest in a noose hung at the Edina Community Center earlier this week. A teenage boy has been established as a suspect. The i...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

County to Begin Processing All Edina Homestead Applications

Edina, Minn., July 19, 2022 – Hennepin County will soon process all homestead applications for Edina property owners.

Residential property that is occupied as the owner’s primary residence or the owner’s qualifying relative ma...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Blue-Green Algae Warning Issued for Lake Cornelia

The Nine Mile Creek Watershed District has issued the following notice regarding Lake Cornelia:Warning: The public should avoid contact with the water in Lake Cornelia, Edina. The water contains blue-green algae at levels that may cause short-term and lon...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Walk With City Council Members to be Held July 16

Edina, Minn., July 15, 2022 – Walk around with City Council Members Ron Anderson and James Pierce, Parks & Recreation Director Perry Vetter and Recreation Supervisor Amanda Clarke at Fred Richards Park to learn more about plans for the former executiv...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

‘Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Plans for Braemar Park

Edina, Minn., July 11, 2022 – Parks & Recreation Director Perry Vetter will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a discussion about the plan to complete the Braemar Park master plan. The event ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Register Now for Night to Unite on Aug. 2

Edina, Minn., July 5, 2022 – The Edina Police and Fire Departments will be out in the community on the first Tuesday in August for “Night to Unite.” Neighborhoods across the city have the opportunity to meet and greet the City’s police officers a...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Watch Pro Hockey Players This Summer at Braemar Arena

Edina, Minn., July 8, 2022 –  Da Beauty League, featuring professional hockey players competing for the love of the game, returns to Braemar Arena this summer.

National Hockey League players Nick Bjugstad, Brock Boeser, Jake Guentzel and...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Ordinance Amending Regarding Tree Protection

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Public Hearing 10/6 for 4633 Arden Ave. (Appeal)

 

Notice of a Public Hearing

Public Hearing: Thursday, October 6, 2022, 7:00 PM

Decision: Tuesday, October 18, 2022 7:00 PM

Edina City Hall, 4801 W 50th Street

This is notice of an appeal of a certificate of appropriateness that was denied by the Heri...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Public Hearings 9/28 and 10/18 for 6016 Vernon Ave (Westside Cafe)

Public Hearing Notice

  • Planning Commission, 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, 2022
  • City Council, 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2022 

Special X Properties LLC is proposing to remodel and expand the existing Kee’s auto repair shop at 6016 Vernon ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Artists, Crafters Sought for Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar

The inaugural event will be held Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Edina Senior Center, 5280 Grandview Road. People seeking to sell their art or crafts at the event must apply for a booth space by Nov. 1.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2022 – Artists and crafters will be the focus of the inaugural Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar, to be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.

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Senior Center
Posted on: August 30, 2022

September is National Senior Center Month

September is National Senior Center Month, which provides over 11,000 senior centers nationwide an opportunity to showcase their centers and promote a positive image on aging. This year's theme is "Strengthening Community Connections."

The Edina Senior Center will celebrate National Senior Center month with events and ongoing activities nearly every day with something for everyone to enjoy. More information on events can be viewed in the September issue of The Times here

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Senior Center
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Be Aware of Scams Targeting Seniors

The Edina Police Department reminds residents about the importance of remaining cautious and informed to protect themselves from scams. Unfortunately, seniors are the most common victims.

Edina, Minn., Aug. 22, 2022 – The Edina Police Department reminds residents about the importance of remaining cautious and informed to protect themselves from scams. It is imperative to be on the lookout for red flags and refrain from providing a...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Hometown Hero Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson with his bicycle in front of clothes line at his home

Climate advocacy has been Paul Thompson's calling for most of his adult life, and in retirement he's helping a new generation understand and take action.

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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: August 21, 2022

Thanks for Visiting! We're Closed for the Season.

Drone photo of main pool, water slides, surf simulator and water playground of Edina Aquatic Center

We had a blast in summer 2022, but the sun has set on our season. Thanks to everyone who dropped by a for a splash. See you next summer!

Additional Info... Spotlight - Aquatic Center

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Learn to Skate or Improve Your Skills!

Skate school instructor and student with promotion to sign up for activities Aug. 24

Braemar Arena offers skating lessons for all ages and abilities plus specialized instruction for figure skating or hockey.

Browse Classes and Sign Up Spotlight - Braemar Arena

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Register Now for Fall and Winter Fun!

Boy playing flag football

Sign up now for under-the-dome activities from Amazing Tots to Soccer Shots. Or improve your skating skills next door at Braemar Arena.

Browse & Sign Up Spotlight - Braemar Field

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

2022 Farmers Market

CLP Farmers Market Vendor

Join us for the 2022 Centennial Lakes Farmers Market running now through September 29 from 3 - 7 p.m. every Thursday!

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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Visit Us At Edinborough Park

Edinborough Park Great Hall

Edinborough Park is also home to a 25-yard, 6-lane swimming pool and walking track. 

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Register Now for Fall and Winter Fun!

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Sign up now for activities for kids or adults, from skating school to golf classes, art instruction to sports leagues.

Browse & Sign Up Spotlight - Parks

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Street Reconstruction Update

Map showing the road construction area along Eden, Vernon and Arcadia avenues

The Eden, Arcadia and Brookside Avenue Street Reconstruction project should be substantially complete soon. 

Once Eden reopens to traffic, just a few minor items will remain to be completed this fall and next spring. None of those are expected to ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Sign up for free classes in 2022

Man recording video on cellphone

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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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