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Posted on: May 13, 2021

City Manager Asks Community How Federal Funds Should be Spent

Edina, Minn., May 10, 2021 – Edina City Manager Scott Neal is asking community members for their input on how federal funding should be spent.

The City of Edina expects to receive $4.9 million as part of the federal American Rescue Plan. Half of ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2021

Police Seeking Assistance to Locate Missing Person

Edina, Minn., May 8, 2021 – The Edina Police Department is asking for assistance from the public to locate a missing person.

Douglas Paul Schroeder, age 59, was last seen by family members on Thursday, May 6. Subsequent efforts to reach Mr. Schr...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Sunnyslope Becomes City-Recognized Neighborhood Association

Edina, Minn., May 5, 2021 – The Sunnyslope Neighborhood recently completed the process to become a City of Edina-recognized neighborhood association. The City now has a total of 11 recognized neighborhoods, including the Arden Park, Chowen Park,...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Annual Salary Posting

Minnesota Statue 471.701 requires that “a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees.” For the City of Edina, titles an...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Planning Commission to Hold Electronic Meeting May 12

Edina, Minn., May 5, 2021 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

  • Edina TV (Comcast Channe...
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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, May 4

Edina, Minn., April 28, 2021 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, May 4.

At its 5:30 p.m. work session, the City Council will meet jointly with the Community Health Commission and Human Rights & ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Student Positions Open for City of Edina Commissions

Edina, Minn., April 28, 2021 – The City of Edina seeks student applications for its eight commissions. Two seats are available on each of the commissions.  

Commissions include: 

  • Arts & Culture Commission
  • Community Health Comm...
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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Edina Joins Intercity Home Energy Squad Challenge

Edina, Minn., April 28, 2021 – Edina has joined 20 other Minnesota communities to promote home energy efficiency to help residents lower their energy bills and increase home comfort. The challenge kicks off this month and runs through Dec. 31.

Th...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Edina Police Welcomes Tyler Evenson as Patrol Officer

Edina, Minn., Apr. 29, 2021 – In a ceremony at Edina City Hall on Thursday, April 29, the Edina Police Department officially swore in its newest officer. Tyler Evenson took the oath in front of family and fellow officers after starting with the ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Planning Commission to Hold Electronic Meeting April 28

Edina, Minn., April 20, 2021 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting next week.

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

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

City of Edina Works to Join Just Deeds Project

Edina, Minn., April 20, 2021 – The City of Edina is working to join the Just Deeds Project to help homeowners who need free legal and title services to renounce discriminatory covenants from their property titles.

In the past, discriminatory cove...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Arbor Day Tree Planting Set for Fred Richards Park

Edina, Minn., April 21, 2021 – The City’s annual Arbor Day celebration returns this year with a special tree planting along the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail segment in Fred Richards Park.

City Forester Luther Overholt will lead in the...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Free Spring Buckthorn Dump May 22 and 23 for Residents

Edina, Minn., April 22, 2021 – Edina residents can get rid of their cut-down buckthorn for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump May 22 and 23.

Residents can drop off buckthorn brush in the specified lot across from Braemar Golf Dome at 7420...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

City of Edina Offers Limited In-Person and Pick-Up Services Available by Appointment

Edina, Minn., April 23, 2021 – As Minnesota continues to navigate the challenges presented by COVID-19 pandemic, Edina has carefully and thoughtfully taken steps to reopen Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St., for in-person services, starting with ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

City of Edina to Host Community Processing Events

Edina, Minn., April 21, 2021 – Edina residents are invited to attend virtual or in-person community spaces to have conversations about their experiences and feelings in connection to the killings of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Daunte Wright ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Access to Edina City Hall Restricted Beginning Tonight

Edina, Minn., April 20, 2021 – In an abundance of caution following the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St., will be closed Wednesday, April 21. In addition, access to Edina ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

2021 Quality of Life Survey is Underway

Edina, Minn., April 15, 2021 – The City of Edina’s 2021 Quality of Life Survey is underway.

The City contracted with Polco (NRC) to develop a six-page survey. The survey includes questions about quality of life in Edina, local policies ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Board of Appeal & Equalization to Meet April 21

Edina, Minn., April 12, 2021 – The City of Edina’s Board of Appeal & Equalization will meet virtually 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21.

Each year, property owners are mailed value notices informing them of the values placed on their pr...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, April 20

Edina, Minn., April 15, 2021 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, April 20.

The Council will hold a closed session at 5:30 p.m. to discuss public safety. The regular City Council meeting will begin a...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Access to Edina City Hall Restricted April 13

Edina, Minn., April 13, 2021 – There will be no curfew in Edina Tuesday, April 13. However, in an abundance of caution, access to Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St., will be restricted.

Eden Avenue from West 50th Street to Grange Road will be clos...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Curfew in Effect 7 p.m. April 12 through 6 a.m. April 13

Edina, Minn., April 12, 2021 – Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has issued a curfew for Hennepin, Anoka and Ramsey counties from 7 p.m. Monday, April 12 (tonight) to 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 13. Anyone traveling to or from work is exempt from the curfew.

Cit...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Spring Hydrant Flushing Begins April 12

Edina, Minn., April 9, 2021 – The City of Edina’s spring hydrant flushing program will begin Monday, April 12, and is scheduled to conclude in approximately three weeks.

This program is necessary to clean the watermains and minimize the...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Planning Commission to Hold Electronic Meeting April 14

Edina, Minn., April 8, 2021 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Get a Free Tree and Compost for Your Edina Yard

Edina, Minn., March 29, 2021 – The City of Edina is giving away a tree seedling, along with a bag of compost to help it grow, to Edina residents who promise to plant the tree at their Edina home. 

The City has 1,000 seedlings and bags of compost t...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, April 6

Edina, Minn., April 1, 2021 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, April 6. 

At its 5:30 p.m. work session, the City Council will meet jointly with the Planning Commission and Heritage Preserva...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Register Now for the Step To It Challenge

Edina, Minn., March 26, 2021 – Take on the Step To It Challenge, a free four-week physical activity challenge and friendly competition among local communities.

This is Edina’s third year competing in the challenge in which residents, sc...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Residents Encouraged to Complete Survey for Climate Action Plan

Edina, Minn., March 24, 2021 – Edina residents are encouraged to complete a short survey to share how they experience nature in Edina and any concerns they have for the future. The survey is one of the first steps in the City’s develop...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Police Seek Assistance in Locating Missing Man

Jackie Little

Edina, Minn., March 25, 2021— The Edina Police Department is asking for assistance from the public to locate a missing person. 

Jackie Rahm Little, age 34, was last heard from by family members via phone on Friday, March 19. Subsequent efforts to ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

‘Images of Edina’ Photo Contest Entry Period Starts April 15

Edina, Minn., March 16, 2021 – Every photo has a story to tell. The City of Edina and Edina Magazine invite those who live, work or go to school in Edina to submit their best photos that tell Edina’s story in the 18th-annual &ldquo...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Public Hearing on Draft Parking Ordinances Begins March 19

Edina, Minn., March 19, 2021 – Starting Friday, March 19, members of the Edina community have the chance to weigh in on proposed changes to local parking ordinances.

In 2020, the Edina City Council requested the Planning Commission evaluate the ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, March 16

Edina, Minn., March 12, 2021 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, March 16. 

At its 5:30 p.m. work session, the City Council will discuss a Sustainable Building Policy and preliminary staff r...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

City Seeks Nominations for Annual Mayor’s Commendations

Edina, Minn., March 10, 2021 – The City of Edina seeks nominations for the annual Mayor’s Commendations, given to those who have volunteered their time and effort to make significant contributions to the community.

Awards are given in t...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Nominations Now Open for Edina Heritage Award

Edina, Minn., March 9, 2021 – The nomination period for the Edina Heritage Award is now open. Each year, the award is given by the Edina Heritage Preservation Commission to a local business, person or neighborhood for a commitment to preserving,...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

$1,000 Reward Offered in Speedway Robbery

Crime Alert

Edina, Minn., March 10, 2021— The Edina Crime Prevention Fund is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charging of the people responsible for a recent robbery at Speedway, 5401 France Ave. S.

At 7:08 p.m. Thursday, Fe...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Spring Load Restrictions Go into Effect March 4

Edina, Minn., March 2, 2021 – Spring load restrictions in Edina go into effect 12:01 a.m. Thursday, March 4, the same day they take effect across the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

Weight restrictions are implemented each spring to help preserv...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Planning Commission to Hold Electronic Meeting March 10

Edina, Minn., March 3, 2021 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 10. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

City Creates Housing Preservation Program

Edina, Minn., March 3, 2021 – The City of Edina has created a program to buy and preserve smaller single-family homes in the community.

“Edina residents have been calling for a preservation of the smaller, more affordable homes in the c...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, March 2

Edina, Minn., Feb. 24, 2021 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, March 2. 

At its 5:30 p.m. work session, the City Council will discuss a recent utility rate study. Members of the public can ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

City of Edina Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Survey

Edina, Minn., Feb. 24, 2021 – Edina and communities around the country are in a new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery: vaccinations. Local governments must ensure that residents have the information they need about how, when, where and...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Edina Police Swears In Newest Officer

Edina, Minn., Feb. 24, 2021 – The City of Edina’s Police Department welcomed its newest Police Officer on Tuesday, Feb. 23, as Travis Larson was sworn in during a ceremony at City Hall in front of his family. 

“I&...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Governor Walz Announces COVID-19 Community Vaccination Site at Mall of America

Release courtesy Office of Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov Peggy Flanagan

St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 24, 2021 – As part of the State of Minnesota’s COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program (CVP), Governor Tim Walz announced a new community vaccination site to...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Planning Commission to Hold Electronic Meeting Feb. 24

Edina, Minn., Feb. 19, 2021 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

  • Edina TV (Comcast Cha...
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Posted on: February 18, 2021

State Launches New Tool to Connect All Minnesotans to COVID-19 Vaccines

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 18, 2021 — Today, Governor Tim Walz announced the launch of the Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector, a tool that helps all Minnesotans find out when, where, and how to get their COVID-19 vaccine. The Vaccine Connector is t...

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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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