Draft Neighborhoods 2020 Program Guidelines are now available for review and public comment.

The City of Minneapolis has officially released their draft Neighborhoods 2020 guidelines, which you can find here. These guidelines will determine the amount of funding each neighborhood receives beyond 2020 and shape the work that we do.

Please take some time to review the guidelines and let the City know how you feel!

The official public comment period is from Feb. 28th through April 17th and you can submit feedback in the following ways:

Email: Neighborhoods2020@minneapolismn.gov

Phone: 612-673-3737

Text Messaging and Voicemail:
Español: (612) 404-2978
Hmoob: (612) 367-6548
Soomaaliga: (612) 404-2978
English: (612) 518-8743

US Postal Service Mail:
Neighborhood and Community Relations
105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 425
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

Public Hearing Notice: Development Proposal – 3801 Hiawatha Ave

Date: Monday, February 10th

Time: 4:30pm

Location: City Hall Room 317 – 350 S. 5th Street

Purpose: DJR Architecture submitted the following applications to allow for the construction of a four-story, mixed use building with 102 residential units and 2,300 square feet of retail in the C3A, Community Activity Center District and the PO, Pedestrian Overlay District at 3801 Hiawatha Ave.

  • Conditional use permit to amend a previously approved planned unit development.
  • Variance to allow a reduction in the minimum gross floor area of a dwelling unit to less than 500 square feet.
  • Variance of the PO, Pedestrian Oriented Overlay District standards.
  • Site plan review.

Interested parties are invited to attend and be heard. Planning Department staff will issue a recommendation to the Planning Commission. After hearing from the public, the Planning Commission will make a determination based on required legal findings of fact. Please visit www.minneapolismn.gov/meeetings/planning for the agenda with staff reports (web page will be updated by the end of the day Wednesday prior to the meeting date).

If you have questions about the project please contact the City staff person listed below. If you would like to submit comments, you can make them verbally at the meeting or submit them in writing to:

Aaron Hanauer, Senior City Planner

Address: 250 S. 4th St. Room 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: (612) 673-2494

Email: aaron.hanauer@minneapolismn.gov