Notice of Public Hearings – Minneapolis 2020 Consolidated Plan

The City will hold three public hearings on the proposed City of Minneapolis Budget on November 7, December 4 and 11, 2019 in the City Council Chambers (Room 317), 350 South Fifth Street.

The City is interested in your views on community development and housing needs and how the 2020 City budget can address these needs. Your comments will inform the City’s 2020 Consolidated Plan application to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for community entitlement grant funds. Minneapolis uses these funds for programs benefitting low and moderate-income residents.

Additional information regarding the public hearings, the proposed 2020 budget and grant estimates can be found here.

The full budget can be found at: www.minneapolismn.gov/budget/2020-budget

The public hearings are scheduled for the following times:

  • November 7- 9:30am
  • December 4- 6:05pm
  • December 11- 6:05pm

If you are unable to attend the public hearings, or if you have any questions on the Consolidated Plan, you may send comments to:

Matt Bower, Intergovernmental Relations

Address: Office of Grants and Special Projects – 307M City Hall, 350 South Fifth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Email: Matthew.Bower@minneapolismn.gov

City Seeks Public comment on Proposed Changes to its Unified Housing Policy

The City of Minneapolis is seeking public comment on proposed changes to its Unified Housing Policy. Comments are due by November 5, 2018.

The City is proposing changes to its Housing Policy in conjunction with a proposed Inclusionary Zoning ordinance. Additionally, the policy has been reorganized and includes updates or revisions to other sections based on the proposed Minneapolis 2040 Plan.

The new sections are indicated as such in the draft policy which can be found here.

Please submit all comments to Katie Topinka at katie.topinka@minneapolismn.gov.