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City in Need of Election Judges

Are you interested in serving as an election judge, or do you know someone who is? Election judges are essential to a successful Election Day. They are the officials that staff local polling places, administer election procedures, and ensure that the rights of voters are protected on Election Day. Serving as an election judge provides an opportunity to learn about the elections process and is a great service to our community.
Although hundreds of people are already signed up to be election judges, Minneapolis is still in need of several hundredmore judges to staff up for Election Day. Election judges open and close the polls, register and sign in voters, distribute and collect ballots, operate voting equipment, and record and certify vote totals.
To be an election judge, you must be:
  • Eligible to vote in Minnesota.
  • Willing to attend a two-hour training class
  • Able to work either a full day (6 a.m. – 9 p.m.) or a part-time shift (6 a.m. – 2 p.m. or 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.) on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
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Hazardous Waste Collection on 9/21

Hennepin County organizes collection events throughout the year to give residents more convenient, local disposal options for their household hazardous wastes.

September 21, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Minneapolis 
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
4100 Lyndale Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Enter off of Aldrich Ave South (Map it)
Electronics and vehicle batteries NOT accepted at this collection

Click here for more details and a list of accepted materials.

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Keep Our Streets Clean

The Fulton Environment Committee is sponsoring a yard sign campaign aimed at keeping leaves and other yard debris out of the streets.  Any debris that gets raked or blown into the streets goes straight into the stormwater sewer system.  This debris then produces algae and other growth in our lakes, rivers and streams.  If you would like a yard sign, please contact Mary Nolte at 612.922.1591.

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Congressman Keith Ellison to Host RNAV Meeting on Aug. 27

Congressman Ellison, in collaboration with the City of Minneapolis, is hosting a community meeting to talk about the status of RNAV – a type of navigation that puts planes on a more precise track, leading to consolidation of airplane traffic and noise. The meeting will be held on:

Tuesday, August 27
5:30 to 7 p.m.
Washburn High School
201 W. 49th Street

If you have any questions about this event, please call (612) 522-1212.

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Sewer Rehabilitation Project Proposed in Fulton

Representatives of the Metropolitan Council will be at the FNA meeting on June 12 to present information and gather feedback about a proposed sewer rehabilitation project in Fulton neighborhood in 2014.

The FNA meeting will be held on Wed., June 12 at 7 p.m. at Pershing Park.

Click here for a project Fact Sheet.

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8th Annual Fabulous Fulton Plant Sale

8th Annual Fabulous Fulton Plant Sale

5008 Chowen Avenue South Friday, May 31, 9 a.m - June 2, 6 p.m. Additional information: Fulton Fundraiser -Fantastic Plants at Fantastic Prices!
Perennials, annuals, herbs, bushes & custom designed planters.
Loads of garden & patio decor.
Daily drawings to win gift certificates to local restaurants - Salut, Edina Grill, Red Cow, Pig & Fiddle and more to come!
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Message from MSP FairSkies Coalition

Hi all:

It has been a few months since we got the MAC to vote for partial implementation of the RNAV technology. Since this vote, many of us have been busy behind the scenes setting up a new community group and website to organize for the long term. This group, called MSP FairSkies Coalition, is comprised of neighbors from the area looking to better understand the issues facing us and while continuing to put pressure on those officials who can impact change.

Check us out at Tell you friends.

The website is a good resource for our campaign, including a great refresher video on the issues, compiled by one of our dedicated residents who spent hundreds of hours analyzing the issues from all angles.

Access this video directly at:

The FAA and MAC have been busy too, voting to expand the airport terminals to accommodate higher capacity and working to establish a communications/PR plan to convince us that the RNAV implementation is good for our neighborhoods.

So, it is time to get all of you involved again.

We have compiled an announcement email that is designed to go to all the key representatives from Federal, state, and local offices. The goal of this announcement is to get the word out that we are all still here and we want a long a long term solution to this airport situation, not a short term Band-Aid. Every time someone signs the announcement, the representatives get an email. Our goal is to flood the in-boxes, just as we did for the November vote.

Sign the “announcement” at:

Unfortunately, this will not be the last time we ask for your help. This issue will continue for the next couple of years, and we will need for all of you to find some time to get involved at key points – a small price to pay for being able to live in our neighborhoods. By signing the announcement, you will also be added to our mailing list so we can keep you informed.

Thanks for your support and we hope you join us for the next chapter.


Steve Kittleson
Fulton resident/MSP FairSkies Coalition

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FNA Meeting on 4/10

Representatives of the Turn on the Lights Committee from Southwest High School will again attend the FNA meeting on April 10 to answer any additional questions regarding the proposed lights project at Southwest stadium. They will report back on further investigation into security outside the stadium, parking issues and vandalism. Crime Prevention Specialist Amy Lavender of the Minneapolis Police Department will also be present to address questions and concerns.

The meeting will be held at 7 p.m at Pershing Park on Wed., April 10.

Please visit the FNA website at for more information and Frequently Asked Questions regarding the project.

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Updates on the Turn on the Lights Project and Red Cow Restaurant

Click here to read a summary of the Turn on the Lights Project discussion at the FNA meeting on 3/13/13.

Click here to read a summary of the Red Cow Restaurant Concerns discussion at the FNA meeting on 3/13/13.

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Turn on the Lights Project Q & A

Southwest High School is pursuing the addition of permanent lights and other possible upgrades to the Southwest Stadium.  School and project representatives will be attending the FNA meeting on March 13 for an informal question and answer session.  The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Pershing Park.

Click here for a letter from the Turn on The Lights Committee.

Click here for FAQ regarding the project.

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