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Protect Your Property

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A Safety and Property Protection Forum Sponsored by Lynnhurst Neighborhood Association

All Ward 13 residents invited and encouraged to attend

Saturday, May 14
10-11:30 a.m.
City Church
1501 W. 54th St.

We all know that property crime increases as the temperature rises. Don’t be the next house targeted. There are many ways we can work together to make our neighborhood and individual properties less attractive to criminals looking for an easy score. Join us for a morning full of helpful tips to prevent car, home and garage break-ins, along with the best steps to take should the unfortunate occur. We’ll also hear from an expert about new home security technology that can be self-installed, linked to Wi-Fi and synched to your smartphone or computer.

Hear from:

  • 5th Precinct Property Crimes Inspectors
  • Our Crime Prevention Specialist, Jennifer Waisanen
  • Alex Lelchuk, Lelch Audio Video
  • and more!

 

Categories: Safety

Final Public Meetings for the Lakes Calhoun and Harriet Mater Plan

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A master plan is being developed for Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet which will set a vision and priorities for future park improvements. The planning process is guided by the Community Advisory Council (CAC), people appointed by various neighborhood associations and elected officials. The CAC has prioritized a list of projects to help determine how to spend $3 million in constructed improvements around the lakes in 2017 and will start to give final recommendations on the improvements at the final two meetings. While the focus of these meetings will be on the CAC’s work, the public will also be given a chance to speak.

Thurs., April 21
6-8:30 p.m.
MPRB Headquarters, Board Room
2117 West River Road N   

Tues., May 10
6-8:30 p.m.
MPRB Headquarters, Board Room
2117 West River Road N  

The current draft plan can be viewed here.

Categories: Parks

FNA Meeting Minutes

Fulton Neighborhood Association Board Meeting Minutes 3/9/2016

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Categories: Minutes

Finance Meeting Minutes

Fulton Neighborhood Association Finance Committee Meeting Minutes 3/2/2016

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Categories: Minutes, NRP

April 2016 Safety Report

April 2016 Safety Report

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Categories: Safety

Spring Street Sweeping

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Each spring and fall, Public Works crews sweep every mile of the City’s more than 1,100 miles of streets – curb to curb – to help keep our neighborhoods clean and livable and to protect our waterways. Each spring, crews also sweep the nearly 400 miles of alleys as well. Leaves and other debris on the streets can clog storm drains and pollute our lakes and rivers.

Street sweeping usually takes about four weeks to complete.

City crews will post “No Parking” signs at least 24 hours before sweeping any streets. Parking will be banned from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the day a street is swept. Vehicles not removed will be towed to the Minneapolis Impound Lot.

To see when your street will be swept, please check  Street Sweeping Schedule Lookup. The schedule is updated frequently during the sweep to reflect the actual progress of street sweeping.

During the spring and fall sweeps, in addition to the “No Parking” signs that will be posted the day before sweepers come through, the City will make about 3,500 automated phone calls each evening to let residents know their street will be swept the next day.

Categories: Uncategorized

Pollinator Protection

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Spring is here! Spring/Summer gardening and lawn maintenance season is around the corner. The Fulton Neighborhood Environment Committee supports and would like to share the key provisions of the Minneapolis Pollinator Resolution and what it might suggest for residents and businesses.

The City of Minneapolis urges all Minneapolis property owners, residents, businesses, institutions, and neighborhoods to become more pollinator-friendly by adopting practices listed below.

Here’s what each one of us can do to protect our pollinators:

  •  Committing to not use pesticides, including systemic insecticides, on their property;
  •  Avoiding planting flowering plants that are treated with systemic insecticides;
  •  Discontinuing the sale of pesticides and plants that are treated with insecticides;
  •  Planting more pollinator forage on their property and
  •  Organic or chemical-free lawn and landscaping practices.
Categories: Uncategorized

Variance Request at 4826 Chowen Ave S

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING

Regarding: 4826 Chowen Avenue South

Applications filed for the property located at 4826 Chowen Avenue South to allow a lot division resulting in two separate parcels:

  • Variance to reduce the minimum lot width requirement.
  • Variance to reduce the minimum lot area requirement.

The Minneapolis Board of Adjustment will meet on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 4:30 p.m., in Room 317 City Hall, 350 S. 5th St., Minneapolis, MN.  Interested parties are invited to attend and be heard. Planning Department staff will issue a recommendation to the Zoning Board of Adjustment. After hearing from the public, the Zoning Board of Adjustment will make a determination based on required legal findings of fact. Please visit http://www.minneapolismn.gov/meetings/zba for the agenda with staff reports (web page will be updated by the end of the day Thursday prior to the meeting date).

In accordance with the Zoning Code, all property owners within 350 feet of the subject property are notified of this public hearing.  Your comments can be made verbally at the meeting, or submitted in writing, to:

Janelle Widmeier, Senior Planner

250 South 4th Street Room 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone (612) 673-3156 Fax (612) 673-2526 E-mail: Janelle.Widmeier@Minneapolismn.gov.

If you have additional comments to make to Fulton Neighborhood Association, please contact us at info@fultonneighborhood.org

Categories: Zoning

Your Organics Cart is Coming!

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If you signed up by Feb. 1 to participate in the City of Minneapolis organics recycling program, your cart has been scheduled to be delivered. You can check this interactive map to determine when you will receive your cart: http://minneapolismn.gov/solid-waste/organics/WCMS1P-140615. If you signed up after Feb. 1, you will receive your cart by the end of July, 2016.

You will receive a welcome kit in the mail the week before a cart is delivered.  The welcome kit includes:
·         Welcome and thank you for signing up letter
·         Home Setup Tips brochure
·         Quick reference magnet
·         Coupons for compostable bags, kitchen collection pails and other compostable products
·         Starter kit of 10 mini-kitchen pail sized compostable bags

Categories: Environment

FNA Meeting Minutes

Fulton Neighborhood Association Board Meeting Minutes 2/10/2016

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