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How to Make this Better – Engage Neighborhood Groups
A feel of desertion and lack of voice of local residents as they oppose the 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
Gary Thaden: Tenth Ward Resident
Gary gives his views on why the city of Minneapolis should reject the Draft Comprehensive Plan.
Nancy Nikora: “To whom much is given, much will be required.”
Her views on building large infrastructure which would damage the environment and nature.
Dr. William Tozer: Commentary on the 2040 Draft Comprehensive Plan for Minneapolis
Concerns regarding the current plan and discussion of the next draft of the plan in 10 years time.
Steven Prince, on matching transportation infrastructure to land use
Transformation of Geographical areas is only a developer “profit” concern with no thought over transportation infrastructure.
Comments from Elizabeth Sowden, who is on the Board of the Citizens for Loring Park Community
People of color, immigrants and women are likely to lose out over the current proposed 2040 plan.
Comments from Pat Doyle on the 2040 Plan
Replacing single story houses with multi-story ones will increase prices, leading to an exodus and rezoning of lower class communities, inviting in the middle and upper class ones.
Impacts of high density buildings in the proposed plans will go against zoning rules meant to protect the lakes, views and open spaces.
Diversity of Housing Throughout the City
Map outlining single family housing units.
StarTribune Letters to the Editor, July 19, 2018
Concerns over city planning, lack of communication with residents and the exclusion concerns relating to race and “white privileges”.