About DMNA

The Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association, Inc. (DMNA) is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit corporation governed by a volunteer board of directors. It is recognized by the City of Minneapolis as the official neighborhood organization for Downtown East and Downtown West neighborhoods (click to see map). Anyone who lives, works or owns property in Downtown East or West is eligible to volunteer, support, and become a voting member of DMNA.

DMNA is involved in a variety of projects including Arts & Culture, Crime & Safety, Land Use / Development, and Transportation. Funding for many of DMNA’s projects come from the Neighborhood Revitalization Project (NRP) and the City’s Neighborhood and Community Relations Department Community Participation Program.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association (DMNA) exists to promote the common good and general welfare of the residents, businesses, and employees of Downtown Minneapolis. Activities include neighborhood meetings, support of neighborhood improvement projects, reviewing commercial and residential development proposals, and reviewing and commenting on neighborhood matters to be discussed at higher governmental levels. The DMNA serves as the official liaison between its constituents and Minneapolis’ City Council and Planning Department (CPED).

BOUNDARY MAP

Click here to view a PDF map of downtown.

NEIGHBORHOOD/CITY-WIDE PLANS – ADOPTED BY CITY COUNCIL

North Loop/Downtown East Master Plan (2003)

Downtown Public Realm Framework (Approval in progress.)

Historic Mills District Master Plan (2001, updated 2008)

St. Anthony Falls Historic District Design Guidelines

Bicycle Master Plan (2009,City Wide)

Pedestrian Master Plan (2009, City Wide)

Minneapolis Plan for Sustainable Growth – Update to the 2000 Comprehensive Plan (2009, 2014-15, City Wide)

North Nicollet Mall Development Guidelines (2000)

Downtown 2010 (1995)

DMNA DOCUMENTS

DMNA NRP Phase I Plan
DMNA NRP Phase II Plan
DMNA 2011 Community Participation Plan
DMNA 2012-2013 Community Participation Plan
DMNA 2014-2016 Community Participation Plan
Aggressive Solicitation Ordinance
DMNA Bylaws – Approved by community on 10-27-2016
Community Expectations

DMNA BOARD MINUTES

Current DMNA Board minutes
2016 DMNA Board Minutes
2015 DMNA Board Minutes
2014 DMNA Board Minutes
2013 DMNA Board Minutes
2012 DMNA Board Minutes
2011 DMNA Board minutes
2010 DMNA board minutes
Board minutes archive (1995-2009)

BOARD MEMBER PROFILES