What does a Neighborhood Association get “recognized” by the City?

A recognized Neighborhood Association is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for residents and benefits all citizens with in the Edina community. The City has assembled basic requirements for the formation of a Neighborhood Association.

A recognized Neighborhood Association has:

  • Held a neighborhood meeting to vote on becoming recognized
  • Submitted a recognition application along with their bylaws and meeting minutes
  •  Elected one member of the neighborhood to be the primary contact for the City

The requirements outlined in the Recognized Neighborhood Association policy were designed to provide the neighborhood with a foundation for future success as an organization.

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1. What is a Neighborhood Association?
2. What is the difference between a Homeowners Association and a Neighborhood Association?
3. Why did Edina create a city supported neighborhood program?
4. What can Neighborhood Associations do?
5. What does a Neighborhood Association get “recognized” by the City?
6. Why should we organize? What are the benefits?
7. Does the City provide any funding to neighborhood associations?
8. What are Association bylaws?
9. What is a Neighborhood Board or Steering Committee?
10. Why are we required to hold one annual meeting and give notice to all residents?
11. Why are we required to provide a primary contact to the City?
12. How is membership determined?
13. Why can’t an Association mandate membership dues?
14. Does the City cover an Association’s liability insurance?