13 Amendments that would actually help achieve the plan’s goals
Along with the Star Tribune editorial board, Minneapolis for Everyone supports the goals of Minneapolis 2040 — especially regarding racial and economic disparities, increasing affordable housing and protecting (not merely “tending to”) the environment. Unlike the editorial board, however, we believe the plan’s strategies lack the focus and specificity necessary to achieve those critical … Continue reading 13 Amendments that would actually help achieve the plan’s goals
Draft 2: It’s Even Worse
The City has posted Draft 2 of the plan. It was supposed to reflect citizen input from public meetings and online comments (an estimated 85 percent of which were critical). But it’s not substantively better. In important ways it is worse. Find out what has and hasn’t changed.
City secretly hires Saint Paul PR firm to promote M2040
In an 8/1/18 email, Heather Worthington, the City’s chief of long-range planning denied that the City contracted with a PR firm to work on M2040. Then we found the contract. Dated 7/11/18, the contract with Goff Public, of Saint Paul, is for $80,000. Among other things, the firm recommends withholding information about the plan from … Continue reading City secretly hires Saint Paul PR firm to promote M2040
SE Como Neighborhood on Process for Public Comment
Concerns over the plan and the importance of community engagement which is lacking.
Residents Speak Out About the Plan in Hill & Lake Press
Neighborhood meting discussing the 2040 plans and their concerns.