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Archive for August, 2011

The Waters on 50th Senior Assisted Living Development

Jay Jensen of The Waters Senior Living attended the July Zoning Committee meeting to provide information about a proposed senior assisted-living development to be located at 50th and Chowen. It is a 4-story, 90-unit building. The Waters is seeking a conditional-use permit and TIF and affordable-housing funding to complete the project.

Mr. Jensen incorporated feedback from the July Zoning Committee meeting into revised designs that he presented at the Aug. 10 FNA meeting. Project details, resident questions and comments were recorded in the meeting minutes. For more info about the development and to read the minutes, visit our Housing/Zoning page and scroll down to read the information contained in the “Requested Variances” chart. FNA is taking further comments on the proposed project via email at Mr. Jensen will also attend the Sept. 14 FNA meeting to provide updates, show additional architectural drawings and listen to community input.

Categories: Housing, News, Zoning

Fulton Fall Festival, Farmers Market & Food Drive

Saturday, Sept. 10, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lake Harriet United Methodist Church Parking Lot (49th & Beard)

HamDog will open at 9 a.m. and Alison Scott takes the stage at 11 a.m.

There’s something for everyone: Live music all morning, bike parade (decorate at 10:30, parade with SW High Marching Band at 11), fun food, petting zoo, inflatables, silent auction, marketplace, kids’ games, used book sale & much more.

Contact Rhea Sullivan, FNA Coordinator, to volunteer your time, donate an item to our Silent Auction, rent a table at our Marketplace: 612-922-3106.  Please drop your used books to Linden Hills Library, 2900 West 43rd St., or to Lynn Steele, 4905 Abbott Ave. S.

Fulton’s 3rd Annual Food Drive

ITEMS NEEDED MOST (high-protein foods)
Chili, beef stew, canned meats, peanut butter, hearty soups, dried peas/beans, rice
Toilet paper, diapers, deodorant, soap, shampoo, toothpaste
Drop a bag of food at Pershing Park prior to the Festival or the day of the event

Come help the Simply Jane Art Studio create a food sculpture using the donated items.  You can also make monetary donations.  Make checks payable to Joyce Uptown Food Shelf.

For every $1 donated, we can distribute more than $9 worth of food and grocery items.

Questions?Contact us at 612-922-3106 or

Categories: Community Engagement, News, Things To Do