November 15, 2018 eNews

November 20 Armatage Neighborhood Meeting Agenda

  • Welcome
  • Guest: Kathy Waite, 5th Precinct Inspector, and Jennifer Waisanen, 5th Precinct Crime Prevention Coordinator
  • Guest: Larry Matsumoto, City of Minneapolis Public Works 2nd phase of Armatage road resurfacing
  • President’s Report
  • Secretary Report – minutes emailed
  • Treasurer Report – financials emailed
  • Vote on Proposed Bylaws
  • Park Update:
    • Halloween event recap
    • Upcoming programs and events
  • Committee Updates
    • Community Engagement
    • Micro-grant program
    • Green Team
  • Coordinator Update
    • Charity Drive/Tree Lighting 11/23
    • 2019 Metro Blooms rain garden project
  • New Business

Important Minneapolis 2040 Comp Plan Dates

All meetings are held in City Council Chambers (Room 317) at Minneapolis City Hall (350 South 5th Street):

Dec 5 at 1:30pm, City Hall – City Council Committee of the Whole (COW) (this is not a public hearing)
Dec 7 at 9:30am, City Hall – City Council (not a public hearing, but final vote)

Other Dates to Know

Nov 23 – Charity Drive/Tree Lighting at Armatage Park (7pm)
Dec 18 – Armatage Neighborhood Meeting at Armatage Park (6:30pm)

Armatage Tree Lighting and Charity Drive

Friday, November 23 • 7:00pm • Armatage Park

Drop off new diapers, pull ups, and other unused children’s items at Armatage Park in November and at the event for the Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery. Check out the Crisis Nursery’s full donation wish list here. 

Enjoy light refreshments and a fun photo op with a vintage sleigh, which will be at the park from Friday evening through Saturday morning. (Sleigh may be different than one shown).

Southwest Area Parks Design Week Workshop – Nov 16!

Everyone who lives, works or plays in Southwest Minneapolis is invited to one more opportunity to help set the vision for neighborhood parks in the area.

Open Studio

Date: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: MPRB Headquarters, Cedar Room
Address: 2117 West River Road
Topic: The design team will open the drawing studio so anyone can review draft design ideas and offer additional input during the design process. Light refreshments will be available and children are welcome.

The opportunities to weigh in on the SW Parks Community plan are coming to a close – more information on the project page.

Neighborhood Life Survey

Make you opinion count! What is our neighborhood like? How does it affect your well-being? Weigh in on neighborhood infrastructure, leisure activities, and household amenities at

This survey is being conducted by the City of Minneapolis in partnership with the University of Minnesota’s Sustainable Healthy Cities Network to identify how infrastructures and amenities in our homes and neighborhoods shape our quality of life and well-being and how we think and feel about our life. Results of this survey will be posted online and shared with your local government to build  better cities through better neighborhoods.

Southwest High School November Student Performances:

Stage Door
Thursday, Nov 15 – Saturday, Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm & Sunday, Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm
Southwest High School Auditorium
Tickets available in advance or at the door

Canterville Ghost
Wednesday, Nov 28 – Saturday, Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm
Southwest High School Black Box Theater
Tickets at the Door only

Snow Emergency Alerts

Winter is coming! We’ve already had our first snowfall and that means snow emergency season is here.  Sign up for alerts from the City of Minneapolis and avoid an expensive tow (and making a friend drive you to the impound lot).