- Published: 22 February 2013
A group of residents from neighborhoods affected by proposed flight path changes at MSP Airports has formed and is called MSP FairSkies Coalition. Kenny neighborhood has two representatives on the coaltion. This group will help keep neighborhoods engaged and informed on airport related issues. They will also be considering how the MSP Airport 2020 Expansion Plan could affect residents in the near future and will request that a proper environmental impact study is done.
To view the MSP FairSkies Coaltion's website, please click here.
To view a video presentation about the proposed flight path changes, please click here.
- Published: 15 February 2013
There are plans to permanently eliminate the hourly Route 4D bus service operating on 56th Street between Lyndale and Penn avenues effective sometime in April when the reconstruction of Penn Avenue between 54th and 60th streets begins. Currently, Monday thru Friday service is provided from about 8:45 am to 3:40 pm and 6:55 pm to 10:50 pm. Saturday service is provided from about 7:45 am to 9:10 pm. There is no Sunday/holiday service.
- Published: 17 January 2013
In an effort to divert some traffic that has been seen heading/speeding along 61st West (thinking they have a straight shot to Lyndale) but instead end up speeding/wrapping around Grass Lake, a "No Access to Lyndale Ave" sign will be posted somewhere near 61st St W and Logan/Knox Ave S. The sign won’t be installed until spring, however.
- Published: 14 January 2013
The Metro Paint-A-Thon helps seniors and people with physical disabilities continue to live independently in their own homes. Volunteers are assigned to scrape, prime and paint home exteriors for low-income clients, at no cost to the homeowner. Despite the economic challenges that lie ahead, Metro Paint-A-Thon is committed to provide this high-quality service absolutely free of charge in the seven-county metro area.
To get additional program information and eligibility requirements, please click here (the homeowner application is on the left) or call (612)276-1579.
- Published: 19 November 2012
I commend the many residents of the 13th Ward who worked hard to have their voices heard. Your overwhelming response to this issue was heard and had an impact!
At their meeting this afternoon, the Metropolitan Airports Commission voted to delay implementation of Performance-Based Navigation Procedures/Area Navigation (RNAV) to allow time for further evaluation and public comment on flight paths over Southwest Minneapolis, Edina and Richfield. The MAC endorsed using the new technology from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) only where it would reduce airplane noise over Eagan, Mendota Heights and other suburbs.
Thank you for contacting me and the many officials who worked to delay this change in order to understand its impact on the residents of Minneapolis.
I will continue to stay on top of this issue and will share updates as the implications of the delay unfold.
City of Minneapolis, Ward 13