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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Edina City Council to Meet Wednesday, Jan. 20

Edina, Minn., Jan. 13, 2021 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Wednesday, Jan. 20. 

The City Council will start its work session at 5 p.m. in a closed session to discuss pending litigation. At 5:30 ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

City Accepts Applications for Climate Action Plan Working Group

The City of Edina is accepting applications for a working group of the Energy & Environment Commission. The new working group will support the development of a Climate Action Plan.

The working group will be made up of seven residents, some of whom are ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Planning Commission to Hold Electronic Meeting Jan. 13

Edina, Minn., Jan. 6, 2021 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

  • Edina TV (Comcast Chan...
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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Gorman Recognized with Dorothea Nelson Award

Edina, Minn., Jan. 8, 2021 – Recreation Supervisor Nicole Gorman was recently recognized for her accomplishments in the parks and recreation field, earning the Dorothea Nelson Award from the Minnesota Recreation and Parks Association (M...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Braemar Driving Range and Golf Dome, Head Pro Jay Meyerhoff Recognized

Edina, Minn., Jan. 6, 2021 – For the third straight year, the Braemar Golf Course driving range and Braemar Golf Dome earned recognition as “top 50” ranges by the Golf Range Association of America (GRAA).  

In additio...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

City of Edina’s First Responders Set to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Edina, Minn., Jan. 5, 2021 – The City of Edina’s first responders will begin to be vaccinated this week .

Bloomington Public Health is offering COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna to all certified emergency medical responders, emergency medic...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, Jan. 5

Edina, Minn., Dec. 31, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Jan. 5. 

At its 5:30 p.m. work session, the City Council will discuss the recruitment process for boards and commissions, publ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

$5 Radon Test Kits Available to Edina Residents

Edina, Minn., Dec. 31, 2020 – To help Edina residents ensure their homes are safe, the City’s Health Division is offering residents radon test kits for $5.

Radon is an odorless and colorless radioactive gas that occurs naturally in Minn...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Edina Police Deploys Body-Worn Cameras on Officers

Edina, Minn., Dec. 31, 2020 – Beginning this month, Edina Police officers are now outfitted with body-worn cameras. 

For more than a decade, the department has utilized in-squad camera systems which have proven to be an excellent tool fo...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Outdoor Skating Rinks in Edina Parks Open Dec. 28

Edina, Minn., Dec. 18, 2020 – Outdoor skating rinks in 14 Edina parks will open Monday, Dec. 28, weather permitting. 

The 12 neighborhood parks with rinks are:

  • Arden Park, 5230 Minnehaha Blvd.
  • Cornelia School Park, 7142 Cornelia Drive
  • Count...
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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Residents Urged to Weigh in on Future Funding of Street Reconstruction Before Jan. 19

Edina, Minn., Dec. 14, 2020 – A task force is asking residents to weigh in on future funding of street reconstruction in Edina.

The City’s Utility Fund covers the cost of curb and gutter and other utility improvements in a neighborhood ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Water Resources Coordinator Named Floodplain Manager of the Year

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Edina, Minn., Dec. 9, 2020 – City of Edina Water Resources Coordinator Jessica Wilson was recently named the 2020 “Lisa Buchli Floodplain Manager of the Year” by the Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers (MnAFPM), a group of professionals dedicated...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, Dec. 15

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

At its 5:30 p.m. work session, the City Council will recognize outgoing Council Members Mary Brindle and Mike Fischer...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

France Avenue Traffic Signals to Be Temporarily Removed at West 58th Street

Edina, Minn., Dec. 10, 2020 – The traffic signals at 58th Street and France Avenue will be removed soon and reinstalled in the spring.

As part of the West 58th Street neighborhood reconstruction project, new signals were installed. Unfortunately, the signa...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Applications Open for City of Edina Boards and Commissions

Edina, Minn., Dec. 7, 2020 – The City of Edina seeks applicants for eight of its 10 advisory boards and commissions. Applications will be accepted through Sunday, Jan. 31. 

There will be open positions on the Arts & Culture ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority to Meet Dec. 10 and 17

The Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority will hold electronic meetings 7:30 a.m. Thursdays Dec. 10 and 17. 

Members of the public can watch the meetings live:

  • Edina TV (Comcast Channels 813 or 16)
  • Facebook.com/EdinaMN 
  • City’...
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Posted on: December 4, 2020

HRRC Recognizes ‘Seeds of Change’ Organizers with Tom Oye Human Rights Award

Edina, Minn., Dec. 1, 2020 – The Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) recently honored organizers of the summer “Seeds of Change” art installation at 50th & France with the 2020 Tom Oye Human Rights Award for ch...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Galleria Recognized as ‘Green Business’

Edina, Minn., Dec. 1, 2020 – Galleria Shopping Center was recently recognized as a gold-level “Green Business” during the third quarter of 2020. 

Each quarter, the City of Edina’s Energy & Environment Co...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Dec. 7, Planning Commission to Meet Dec. 9

Edina, Minn., Dec. 1, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic meeting Monday, Dec. 7, to consider proposed street projects for 2021. 

The Engineering Department has proposed two street projects for 2021: Melody Lake A &...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Edina City Council, HRA to Meet Tuesday, Dec. 1

Edina, Minn., Nov. 25, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Dec. 1. Members will also meet as the Housing & Redevelopment Authority immediately after the City Council meeting.

At its work ses...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Join Commuter Services for the webinar, Telework and the Current Commute

This news release was originally issued by to Commuter Services.

Telework has substantially influenced the work habits and commute patterns of employers and employees along the I-494 corridor in 2020. Join Commuter Services for the webinar Telework and the...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

City of Edina to Close Facilities, Cancel In-Person Events and Classes After State Order

Edina, Minn., Nov. 19, 2020 – Following guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with Gov. Tim Walz’s Executive Order 20-99, the City of Edina will close its recreatio...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Police and Fire Stations to Serve as Toys for Tots Donation Sites

Edina, Minn., Nov. 20, 2020 – The Edina Police and Fire departments will again serve as drop-off sites for the Toys for Tots holiday gift program. Donations are being accepted at the Police Department, 4801 W. 50th St., and Fire Station...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Brown Recognized with LPHA Legislative Award

Edina, Minn., Nov. 20, 2020 – Community Health Administrator Jeff Brown was recently recognized for his outstanding work in the area of food safety, earning the Local Public Health Association of Minnesota’s Legislative Leader...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Nov. 17, Planning Commission to Meet Nov. 18

Edina, Minn., Nov. 11, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Nov. 17. The Planning Commission will meet Wednesday, Nov. 18.

At its 5:30 p.m. work session Nov. 17, the City Council will meet with t...

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority to Meet Thursday, Nov. 12

Edina, Minn., Nov. 11, 2020 – The Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold an electronic meeting Thursday, Nov. 12.

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

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Event Canceled: Walk With the Mayor Scheduled for Nov. 21

Note: The Nov. 21 Walk with the Mayor has been canceled as has the December one. Future walks are on hold due to the pandemic.

Edina, Minn., Nov. 6, 2020 – Residents are encouraged to walk with recently re-elected Mayor Jim Hovland and Council Me...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Edina Police Recognized With ESGR Pro Patria Award

Edina, Minn., Nov. 4, 2020 – The Edina Police Department’s commitment to its employees who serve their country was recently recognized, as the department received the Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Pro Patria Award in Oct...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Edina City Council to Canvass Election Results Nov. 13

Edina, Minn., Nov. 5, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold a special meeting 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, to canvass results of the recent municipal election.

Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

  • Edina TV (Comcast Channels 813 or 16)
  • Fac...
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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Potential Domestic Disturbance Resolved Peacefully

Edina, Minn., Nov. 4, 2020 – At 12:04 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, officers responded to a possible disturbance in an apartment in the 6000 block of Eden Prairie Road. The reporting party claimed they may have heard gunshots along with a domestic dis...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

City Prepares Environment Assessment Worksheet for 70th Street and France Avenue

Edina, Minn., Oct. 27, 2020 – The City of Edina has prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for a proposed redevelopment at 70th Street and France Avenue. 

The proposed project includes the redevelopment of the 5.7-acre US B...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Wednesday, Nov. 4

Edina, Minn., Oct. 26, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Wednesday, Nov. 4.

At its work session, the City Council will discuss proposed 2021 work plans of its advisory boards and commissions. Members o...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Winter Parking Restrictions Begin Nov. 1

Edina, Minn., Oct. 23, 2020 – As the calendar turns to November, winter parking rules go into effect throughout Edina. In order to ensuring roads are safe before, during and after a snowstorm or other severe weather, beginning Nov. 1: 

  • A...
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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Planning Commission to Hold Electronic Meeting Oct. 28

Edina, Minn., Oct. 20, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

  • Edina TV (Comcast Cha...
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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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