DMNA Washington Avenue Clean-Up Day on September 9

The Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association and the North Loop Neighborhood Association are partnering to host a clean-up event on Washington Avenue on Saturday morning, September 9. Volunteers from the DMNA and the NLNA will meet at the Whole Foods on Hennepin Avenue at 10 a.m. The DMNA will pick up trash and litter along Washington Avenue from Hennepin Avenue to Portland Avenue S. This is our first clean-up event in the neighborhood and we hope to do more. Please help us make it a success. Bring a neighbor with you!

DMNA 2017 Annual Meeting at Open Book on October 24

The 2017 Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association Annual Meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 24, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Open Book in the Performance Hall.

Elections to the DMNA Board of Directors will take place at this meeting.  If you have an interest in running for a seat on the DMNA Board, please send an email with your name, address, contact email and phone and a statement explaining why you would like to sit on the DMNA Board to DMNA Neighborhood Coordinator Christie Rock Hantge at christie@thedmna.org.

DMNA Third Ward City Council Candidates Forum on September 12

National Night Out is Tuesday, August 1

National Night Out is an annual nationwide event that encourages residents to get out in the community, holding block parties and getting to know their neighbors as a way to encourage crime prevention. It’s a great way to promote community-police partnerships and enjoy a Minnesota summer evening surrounded by friends and family.

There are seven events planned in the Downtown East and Downtown West neighborhoods, including the following:

  • North Loop: Target Field Station, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Mill District: Gold Medal Park, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

For more information, as well as a list of all local National Night Out events, please visit the City of Minneapolis’ NNO Web page.

 

DMNA Land Use Committee meeting on August 8, at the Mill City Museum

The next DMNA Land Use Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 8, at 6:00 p.m., at the Mill City Museum in the ADM Room.  This is one week later than normal, due to National Night Out on August 1.

Meeting Agenda

DMNA Board Meeting on July 17, at the Mill City Museum

The next DMNA Board meeting is Monday, July 17, at 5:45 p.m., at the Mill City Museum in the Cargill Room.

Agenda – REVISED Today
Minutes from the June 19, Board Meeting
DMNA July Outreach and Collaboration
June Financial Report
DMNA Neighborhood Coordinator / Finance Coordinator June staff report 
MPRB presentation regarding directing Parkland Dedication Fees to The Commons
Star Tribune Article – Downtown’s Commons park $8M funding gap could be solved with development fees

DMNA Land Use Committee meeting on July 11 at the Mill City Museum

The next DMNA Land Use Committee meeting is on Tuesday, July 11, at 6 p.m., at the Mill City Museum.  This is one week later than normal, due to the July 4th holiday.

AGENDA

DMNA Board Meeting on June 19, at the Mill City Museum

The next DMNA Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 19, at 5:45 p.m., at the Mill City Museum in the ADM Room.

Agenda – REVISED
Minutes from the May 25, Board Meeting
DMNA June Outreach and Collaboration
May Financial Report
DMNA Neighborhood Coordinator Staff Report for May

Land Use Committee meets on June 6 at Mill City Museum

The next DMNA Land Use Committee meeting is on June 6, at 6:00 p.m., at the Mill City Museum.

Meeting Agenda

ESPN X-Games coming to Downtown Minneapolis July 13-16

 

The ESPN X-Games are coming to Downtown Minneapolis July 13-16.  

Representatives from ESPN attended the May 25, DMNA Board meeting to review street/road closures, how local businesses may be effected, concert hours and curfews, ticket information, etc…A copy of the presentation is available via the link below.

ESPN X-Games presentation from 05-25-2017 Board meeting.

Speaking of road closures, please see below for tentative dates/times of those closures (Subject to change as of 4/29/17)

  • Chicago Ave from 4th Street to 6th Street: Saturday July 8 to Wednesday July 19 – 24 hours per day
  • 4th Street from 5th Ave to US Bank Stadium Loading dock: Thursday July 13 (7 pm) to Monday July 17 (4 am) – 24 hours per day
  • Portland Ave from 4th Street to 5th Street: Thursday July 13 (7 pm) to Monday July 17 (4 am) – 24 hours per day
  • Park Ave from 4th Street to 5th Street: Thursday July 13 (7 pm) to Monday July 17 (4 am) – 24 hours per day

For more information, please visit the www.XGames.com Website, or refer to the X-Games Community Outreach Information flyer.