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Reminder: Community Connects to the Creek on 7/24- Art and Water

Our third in a series of Community Connects to the Creek events will take place this Thursday, July 24.

This week’s theme is Art and Water.  The Minneapolis Institute of Art will be on hand to lead an activity inspired by Vietnamese water puppetry and fish found in art from around the world.  Artists Mark Safford and Willis Bowman will bring puppets to show and tell, along with materials to make your own family fish. Come play with us!

Meet at Lynnhurst Community Center at 6:30 p.m.  Treats and social time to follow at 7:30 p.m.

Co-sponsored by Fulton Neighborhood Association

Categories: Environment, Things To Do

Announcing the Toolkit for Neighbors of New Construction

Ward 13 Council Member Linea Palmisano, in conjunction with the City’s Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED), is pleased to announce the release of “The Toolkit for Neighbors of New Construction.” This document is designed to equip neighbors with the information needed to prepare for and handle any issues that may arise during the course of residential infill construction.

Sections include:
* Who’s who in City government when it comes to construction?
* Steps recommended to prepare for construction
* Handling common construction management issues
* What to do if you experience property damage

While the Toolkit was put together by the Ward 13 office, it is intended to be useful to all Minneapolis residents.

Please click here to download the Toolkit. 

Categories: Housing, Uncategorized

Public Open House to Review Proposed Zoning Code Amendments

Since March, a team of interdepartmental City planners have been researching the regulations that govern residential construction. The areas include (but are not limited to) site plan review standards, building height and floor area, required yard area, building coverage and impervious surface, and urban form and character. The first draft of proposed changes was presented to industry representatives, who offered constructive feedback.  This draft document can be found at: http://www.minneapolismn.gov/cped/WCMS1P-127384.  This page will be updated as new information is available.

Now, we look forward to hearing what Minneapolis residents think.

Public Open House

Wed., July 16
4:30-6 p.m.
City Hall, Room 333
350 South Fifth St.
Minneapolis, MN 55415

City Planning Commission Public Hearing

Mon., July 28
4:30 p.m.
City Hall, Room 317
350 South Fifth St.
Minneapolis, MN 55415

On August 21, the Zoning & Planning Committee of the City Council will consider the recommendation of the City Planning Commission. City Council adoption is expected by late August/early September 2014.

Categories: Housing

Fulton/Lynnhurst Garage Sales

We are once again partnering with Lynnhurst neighborhood and hosting our annual neighborhood-wide garage sales!

Sat., Sept. 20
9 a.m. – 4 p.m., rain or shine 

A $5 registration fee will include a group ad in the Star Tribune and your listing on sale maps.  

If you would like to host a sale, mail registration and fee (checks made payable to Lynnhurst Neighborhood Association) to: 

Mary Vander Leest
4653 Aldrich Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55419

Questions? Call Mary at 612.827.5132 

Registration must include:
* Your name and phone number (it won’t be published, but just in case there are questions)
* Address of the sale
* Location of the sale: Front, Back, Alley or Driveway
* In five words or less, a description of your sale (e.g. kids gear, general household, sporting goods, etc.) 

Deadline to register: Sept. 9

Categories: Community Engagement, Things To Do

Community Connects to the Creek

Pershing, Lynnhurst and Armatage Parks, along with Fulton, Lynnhurst and Armatage Neighborhood Associations are proud to present Community Connects to the Creek!

Join your neighbors in July for these exciting FREE family friendly programs that connect you and your neighbors to Minnehaha Creek.

Thursdays, July 10, 17, 24 and 31
6:30-7:30 p.m.:  Program
7:30-8 p.m.:  Social and Refreshments
Meet at Lynnhurst Community Center (right by 51st St. & Minnehaha Creek)

Each week has a different theme:

July 10- Naturalist Event

July 17-History Walking Tour

July 24-Minneapolis Institute of Arts

July 31-Geocaching

Click for more details and how to register (requested by not required).  See you at the Creek!
Community Connects Creek Series 2014-Final

Categories: Uncategorized

FNA Meeting Minutes

Fulton Neighborhood Association Board Meeting Minutes 6/11/2014

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Categories: Minutes

NRP Meeting Minutes

Fulton Neighborhood Association NRP Committee Meeting Minutes 6/4/2014

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Categories: Minutes, NRP

July 2014 Safety Report

July 2014 Safety Report

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Categories: Safety

Message from Minneapolis Police Department About Garage Burglaries

Attention Residents!

In the past week, the Minneapolis Police Department’s Fifth Precinct has had 12 reported garage burglaries, and unfortunately 11 out of 12 of them were because the garages were left open, or the service door was unlocked. The main items that have been stolen have been bicycles, but also money from unlocked vehicles, tools, and other miscellaneous items.

Please Always Remember to Lock Your Doors!   

What You Can Do:

  • Call 911 on suspicious activity at the time it occurs
  • Lock your doors and windows (vehicles, homes, garages)
  • Record the make/model/serial number on all valuables (Very important for bikes!)
  • Install a deadbolt on your garage service door and consider an audible alarm
  • Properly secure your bike with a lock that is difficult to compromise, like a u-lock. Register your bike for free by calling 311 or visit: http://www.minneaoplismn.gov/bicycles/bicycling010/registration
  • Do not leave valuables visible inside vehicles (GPS, purse, wallet, laptop or bag, iPod, aftermarket stereo, etc)

More Information & Getting Involved:

Categories: Safety

Fulton Festival Silent Auction

Fulton Fall Festival Silent Auction

Saturday, Sept. 13
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Pershing Park

Last year more than 1,500 Fulton residents took part in the Annual Fulton Fall Festival to celebrate our community. Together, we enjoyed live music, great food, tons of activities for the kiddos and a silent auction filled with AWESOME items — all of which reflect the richness of our unique neighborhood and local businesses. The silent auction is a great way to showcase what Fulton and the community at large have to offer while raising money for important projects that enhance our neighborhood.

Please help us continue the tradition!

Support our 2014 Fulton Festival Silent Auction by contributing an item, service, event tickets, night at a hotel/cabin, gift certificates, etc. Click here for more information and to learn how to donate.

Categories: Community Engagement