Welcome

Welcome to the Kenwood Isles Area Association (KIAA) website. Kenwood is a neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota, just southwest of the downtown area. Please scroll down for postings of news for our neighborhood.

You are invited to attend our monthly KIAA Board meetings, which are generally held on the first Monday of the month from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Kenwood Recreation Center, 2101 W. Franklin Ave. If the first Monday of the month is a holiday, then we meet on the second Monday. 2015 meetings will be held on July 6, September 14, October 5, November 2, and December 7.  (No meeting in August.)

If you wish to be added to the list of Kenwood residents receiving future copies of Kenwood neighborhood news or if you want to be removed from that list, please contact Jean Deatrick at KIAA55405@gmail.com. Please provide your name, email address, and home address.

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Kenwood News: Resolution

Approved January 5, 2015; posted July 28, 2015

Resolution to Recommend Review of Metropolitan Council’s Policy Regarding Project Administration and Accountability to Property Owners

Whereas, It has come to the attention of the Kenwood Isles Area Association (KIAA) that a number of homeowners in the Cedar-Isles-Dean neighborhood apparently suffered damage to their properties as a result of the Metropolitan Council’s Cedar-Lakes Sewer Improvement Project (MCES Project No. 804122), and

WHEREAS, Neither the Metropolitan Council’s contractor nor the Metropolitan Council Environmental Services have taken responsibility or satisfactorily addressed CIDNA homeowners’ documented property damage claims, and

Whereas, This lack of accountability leads to legitimate concerns about this and all other projects the Metropolitan Council administers, especially the construction and operation of the proposed Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT), and

Whereas, This dereliction of responsibility with regard to property damage will potentially affect all properties – public, park or private property alike – along the 16-mile proposed SWLRT route.

THEREFORe Be it resolved, That the KIAA Board of Directors urgently requests that the Metropolitan Council review its policies for resolving property damage disputes resulting from its construction projects and its role in administering projects;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That based on this review and before construction begins on the SWLRT, the KIAA Board of Directors urges the Metropolitan Council to put clear and reasonable processes in place to resolve damage disputes and fairly compensate property owners who experience damage as a result of Metropolitan Council projects.

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Kenwood News

Kenwood Neighbors,

The following is a news and meetings update for Kenwood Isles residents.  Feel free to forward this to your neighbors.

On behalf of the KIAA Board of Directors, by Jean Deatrick

Kenwood Neighborhood News Update July 6, 2015

Kenwood Isles Area Association Board Meeting July 6 at 7 p.m.

All residents are welcome at the KIAA Board Meeting at the Kenwood Recreation Center.  The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and adjourn at 8:30 p.m.

 

KIAA Board Meeting Agenda

July 6, 2015

 

7:00    Welcome       Nomination of Matt Spies to KIAA Board             Jeanette Colby

 

7:05    Update           City of Minneapolis                                                             Lisa Goodman

 

7:20    Update           Financial Report                                                      Ed Pluimer

 

7:25    Update           CPP Report                                                               Mike Bono

 

7:30    Discussion    Dinkytown Historic Commercial Preservation                Jeanette Colby

7:35    Update           Uptown Neighborhoods Working Group             Josine Peters

 

7:40    Update           Kenwood Raingardens Project                             Angie Erdrich

 

7:45    Update           Hidden Beach                                                          Matt Spies

 

8:00    Discussion    SWLRT Supplmentary Draft Environmental       Shawn Smith

Impact Statement Response

 

8:30    Adjourn

 

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 Open Swims at Cedar Lake!

Here is the Registration Link:
http://www.active.com/minneapolis-mn/water-sports/swimming/cedar-lake-swims-2015

The YWCA is bringing open water swimming to Cedar Lake this summer! Join us every Wednesday this summer and enjoy swimming in the beautiful Cedar Lake. The Open Water Swim at Cedar Lake starts July 8 between 5-7 pm and will run all summer long.

This is open to YWCA members and nonmembers. Register and sign a waiver online ahead of time.  Cost is $30 for the whole season. Swims begin and end at Cedar Lake East Beach (Hidden Beach). We will staff a lifeguard on shore, where you will check in and be issued required caps to identify you as part of our group.  No one will be allowed in the water before 5pm and all swimmers must be back on the beach by 7pm.  Note: This is for experienced swimmers with confidence swimming in open water. Not suitable for beginner swimmers.  Email kparker@ywcampls.org for more info.

 

 

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First phase residents: sign up for organics recycling by July 10 to get your new cart in August

More than 29,500 households have already signed up

Minneapolis Solid Waste and Recycling customers who live in the first-phase rollout areas can still sign up by July 10 to get green carts during the August rollout. (For future deliveries, people can sign up any time.)

More than 29,500 households have already signed up

 

Here are five good reasons for people to sign up:

  1. To reduce waste. More than a third of our trash is organic material that can be composted. Most families can divert up to 10 pounds of materials to organics recycling each week.
  2. To help create more compost. Things like meat, bones, dairy products and compostable plastics can’t go in a backyard composting bin, but they can be collected through organics recycling and turned into compost.
  3. To save money. Once you start producing less trash, you may be able to switch to a smaller garbage cart, which will cut $3 off your monthly bill.
  4. To be a part of the sustainability trend. More than 29,500 households have already signed up to participate.
  5. To help improve soil quality. Using compost returns nutrients to the soil, reduces erosion, and reduces the needs for watering and for chemical fertilizers.

 

Minneapolis recycling customers can learn more about organics recycling at minneapolismn.gov/organics.

Any Minneapolis Solid Waste and Recycling customer can request a cart by emailing swrcustomer@minneapolismn.gov – make sure to include your address – or call 612-673-2917.

Minneapolis residents, you can recycle organics. Find out how to sign up and keep more things out of your trash. Contact: Casper Hill, 612-673-2342

 

 If you wish to be added to the list of Kenwood residents receiving future copies of Kenwood neighborhood news or if you want to be removed from this list, please contact me at KIAA55405@gmail.com or just reply to this note.  Please provide your name, email address, phone number, and home address

 

2015 KIAA MEMBERSHIP

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Kenwood News

Kenwood Neighbors,

The following is a news update for Kenwood Isles residents.  Feel free to forward this to your neighbors.

Kenwood Event Update

Movie in Kenwood Park:  “We Bought a Zoo”! 

Saturday, June 27

Showtime: 15 minutes after sunset

FREE

Bring your family, friends, and neighbors!

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Kenwood Annual Neighborhood Gathering May 4, 6 pm

Kenwood Neighborhood News Update April 30, 2015

Annual Neighborhood Gathering May 4, 6 pm

Kenwood Isles Area Association Annual Neighborhood Gathering and FREE PIZZA on Monday, May 4, at 6 p.m.

Meet your friends and neighbors outside the downtown Kenwood businesses on West 21st Street. Enjoy delicious hand-crafted pizza made on-site by Red Wagon Pizza Company in their mobile truck with a wood-fire fueled oven.  The event will also feature wonderful arts and crafts for children at BeARTrageous.

    6:00:  Socialize and have pizza

     6:30:  Welcome and Review/Preview of KIAA, Larry Moran, Chair

     Q and A & Election of KIAA Board for 2015-2016

     Free will donations accepted for the Bridge for Youth    

        *The Bockley Gallery will serve as a rain location.

      Last year’s gathering was a huge success: thank you to our neighborhood businesses Bockley Gallery and BeARTrageous for their help again this year.

      Please raise your hand at the gathering to join the friendly, active KIAA Board! It is a wonderful way to learn what is happening in the City and in our neighborhood.

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 The Kenwood Carnival is Saturday, May 16th, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Prizes, Fun, Food, Fabulous, Rain or Shine!

 

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David C. Smith

Arts and Parks: Culture and Beauty on the Frontier Saturday, May 9, 11 AM

Pillsbury Auditorium

It is no surprise that the Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts and the Minneapolis Board of Park Commissioners were created the same year— 1883—as some of the same energetic and visionary people were behind both organizations. William Watts Folwell and Charles M. Loring, the two most influential park commissioners in the park board’s groundbreaking first couple of decades, were also, respectively, president and vice-president of the Society of Fine Arts. Arts and parks were deemed equally important building blocks of a progressive and prosperous city, which helps explain why the MIA was built in a park and funded partly through the park board’s taxing authority. These mutual goals would prompt many other park advocates and patrons of the arts to combine forces, including folks with the familiar names of Pillsbury, Gale, Morrison, and Bradstreet.  David C. Smith, a Minneapolis writer, will explore the connections between arts and parks in Minneapolis history in surprising detail. Smith, the author of City of Parks: The Story of Minneapolis Parks, writes about local history at minneapolisparkhistory.com.

1914 Annual Report Board of Park Commissioners cover $10; $5 MIA members; free for Library Affinity Group members. To register, call (612)

870-6323 or reserve online at https://tickets.artsmia.org.

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Second Annual Kenwood Elementary Benefit Rummage Sale Saturday, June 20, 2015, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Kenwood Recreation Center

     In 2014, school parents and neighbors donated generously to earn over $1000 for the Principal’s Fund at Kenwood School. All unsold items were donated to organizations such as a charity that teaches kids to fix bikes, Steeple People, and Goodwill. Donations and set up: drop off Friday before sale at Kenwood Rec Center, 2-6 p.m. Please contact Angie Erdrich angie_sandeep@yahoo.com with questions. Angie is looking for help with set up and hauling unsold items to charities at the end of the sale.

  

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Public Art Permits

The 2015 Instructions and Timelines for Public Art Permits, Artist-Designed Utility Boxes and Paint the Pavement Projects are now on the City’s website at

http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/dca/WCMS1P-083277.

 For the most part, the instructions and forms are the same as last year. Everything has been shortened up a bit, and there are lots of examples of works by the neighborhoods and other groups who have been leading the way in this work.  Encourage people to apply early in the season!

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Kenwood School

From Cindy White from Kenwood

THANK YOU! Friends, Families and Neighbors of Kenwood School. We are amazed and humbled by the support this community has shown our school! Together, we did it! We saved the SMARTS+Arts programming that makes Kenwood the unique and great school that it is for all kids! In just 5 days, we exceeded our goal of $35,680 and raised just over $50,000! Because of your generosity we been able to fund the following budget items for next year:
• Art for all students
• Choir for 3rd, 4th & 5th graders
• Band for 4th & 5th graders
• Restored the one Associate Educator position
• Restored the Family Liaison position
• Restored the artists residencies in full for all students
• Replenished the Fund-a-Need program.

 

 

 

 

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Kenwood News and Meetings Update

Kenwood Isles Area Association January Board Meeting Monday March 2, 7pm. 

All residents are welcome at the KIAA Board Meeting at the Kenwood Recreation Center.  The meeting will begin at 7pm and adjourn at 8:30 pm.

KIAA Board Meeting Agenda

March 2015

7:00                            Welcome and Introductions             Larry Moran

 

7:05                            City Council Update                                      Larry Moran

 

7:10                            Hidden Beach Update                                  Chief Ohotto, Matt Spies

7:40                            SWLRT Discussion

*106 Review Topics                                     Kathy Low

*CAC Meeting Summary                             Larry Moran

 

8:30                            Adjourn

 

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 Earth Day Cleanup

Be a part of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s 21st Earth Day Cleanup Event on April 25th, 2015 from 9:30 am – noon! MPRB and City staff are looking for volunteers for various environmental education activities. Some of the activities include: a garbage, recycling and organics sorting game, making recycled arts and crafts, and assisting participants in making non-toxic cleaners. With over 35 parks hosting cleanup events this year, there’s bound to be a convenient volunteer location near you! Contact Aubrey Fonfara to sign up at Aubrey.Fonfara@minneapolismn.gov or 612-673-2737.

 

You can find more information about the Earth Day event and volunteer opportunities here: http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=705

 

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Free training helps small business growth- SBA Emerging Leaders

Owners and managers of established Minneapolis businesses looking to build on their company’s success are encouraged to take part in a free Emerging Leaders training program offered by the Minneapolis office of the federal Small Business Administration. Applications are due by March 6.

The Emerging Leaders initiative helps small businesses reach the next level of growth and success, becoming stronger self-sustaining employers. Participants will learn practical skills and ideas from peers and local experts. In addition to new expertise, strong relationships and a better understanding of resources available, small business owners taking part will walk away with a tangible three-year business growth plan.

This training is open to owners of small businesses with annual revenues between $400,000 and $10 million. This is not for new start-ups; businesses have to have been around for at least three years. This program is considered to be a mini-MBA type of training with the case study being the owner’s business.

Thirteen classes will begin in April and run through early November. Space is limited to one C-level executive per business. There is no cost for the training, but participants should anticipate committing to 100 hours of combined classroom, homework and peer-to-peer mentoring. A complete list of past Minneapolis businesses that have participated, the application form and Q&A can be found here

To learn more about the initiative and request an application, contact Nancy Libersky at Minneapolis.MN@sba.gov or 612-370-2324.

 

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Help keep local rivers and lakes clean with your own raingarden

Learn how at 2015 spring workshops hosted by Metro Blooms workshops across metro.

Help keep our lakes and rivers clean while creating a beautiful and bee/butterfly-friendly habitat in your yard! This workshop, Raingardens and Beyond: Clean Water, Healthy Habitats from Metro Blooms will first give you an overview of raingardens and native plants. Then, you’ll receive recommendations for your property with one-on-one assistance from Metro Blooms.

 

February-June 2015
8 Twin Cities metro locations, with more to come!
Visit metroblooms.org or call 651-699-2426 Cost: $15*

 

 

*You can also mail your registration and $15 payment to Raingarden Workshop Registration, P.O. Box 17099, Minneapolis, MN 55417. Enclose a check, payable to Metro Blooms, and include the workshop location, your name, address, zip code, phone number and your email address.

Register now. Some locations fill up fast. The $15 workshops will be offered February through June:

What is a raingarden?

A raingarden is a shallow depression in the ground that is designed to capture rainwater and allow it to soak into the ground within 48 hours. Raingardens are best designed with plants that are well adapted to the unique conditions of the garden and your region (such as local native plants).

Fast Facts about runoff and native plants:

  • Every time it rains one inch, an average urban residential property sheds about 5,400 gallons of stormwater runoff.
  • The EPA defines stormwater runoff as the number one threat to water quality in our lakes and streams.

As pollinators around the country experience threats from loss of habitat and pesticides they are unable to sustain the native plants that filter stormwater, hold soil in place, and keep our waterways clean. In a healthy forest, only about 10 percent of the rain that falls each year leaves the forest as surface runoff. In a developed urban area, more than 50 percent runs off, carrying pollution to our local water bodies.

 

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Kenwood News and Meetings Update

Kenwood Neighborhood News Update February 2, 2015

 Kenwood Isles Area Association February Board Meeting Monday February 2, 7 pm.  All residents are welcome at the KIAA Board Meeting at the Kenwood Recreation Center.  The meeting will begin at 7 pm and adjourn at 8:30 pm.  Agenda items include   Update from Council Member Lisa Goodman; Section 106/SWLRT discussion; Hidden Beach topics (permanent head of subcommittee, contracting with MPRB Police for patrols).

 

Southwest LRT Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting.

The newly reconstituted Southwest LRT Community Advisory Committee (CAC)

will take place February 12 from 6 pm to7:30 pm at Beth El Synagogue, 5224 W 26th Street, St. Louis Park, MN 55416.  This first meeting will consist of introductions of members, a 2015 look ahead and scheduling of future meetings.  All CAC meetings are open to the public, although only members can speak or vote.  If you have questions, please contact Sam O’Connell, Public Involvement Manager, at sam.oconnell@metrotransit.org

 

Healthy Communities Transformation Initiative

You are invited to attend a presentation and discussion about the new Healthy Communities Transformation Initiative (HCTI) website being launched for Minneapolis. Examples of uses include strategic planning and policy development, civic engagement and performance monitoring.

Purpose

To inform neighborhood and community organizations about the HCTI website. Experts from Healthy Housing Solutions Inc. in Washington D.C. will attend and be available to answer questions about the pilot project and to discuss opportunities to obtain limited technical assistance for organizations who are interested in using the index and website in their work.

When and Where

Tuesday February 24, between 6:30pm and 8:00pm

Crown Roller Mill, Conference Room C-03

105 5th Avenue South,

Minneapolis, MN 55401

RSVP

Email charlene.muzyka@minneapolismn.gov before Friday February 13th if you will be attending as space is limited.

MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW

Additional Presentations may be scheduled for late February depending on interest.

  

Next Lunch with Lisa will take place on February 25, 2015 at St. Thomas downtown.  Come early to get your seat and lunch.  Discussion starts promptly at noon. 

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2015 KIAA MEMBERSHIP

Renewing Member

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Kenwood News and Meeting Update January 17, 2015

Community Update on SWLRT: 

What 2015 Holds

Kenwood Rec Center Gym
2101 West Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis,MN 

Wednesday, January 21st, 6-8 PM

This event is hosted by Hennepin County District 3 Commissioner Marion Greene and co-sponsored by the Cedar-Isles-Dean Neighborhood Association (CIDNA), the Cedar Lake Park Association (CLPA) and the Kenwood Isles Area Association (KIAA). In response to feedback from these neighborhood groups, the meeting will offer presentations by the County and Southwest Light Rail Project Office, rather than an open house, with ample time for questions and answers. It has also been requested that the staff identify future opportunities for meaningful community input into the planning process. Commissioner Greene and other presenters will begin at 6 pm and answer questions afterwards, starting sometime between 7 and 7:30. Questions may be submitted to Marion Green in advance or asked at the meeting. Marion.Greene@hennepin.us

Commissioner Greene states: “All are welcome; we anticipate this meeting being of greatest interest to people who live in the area of the West Lake, 21st Street, or Kenwood side of the Penn Avenue Stations, who want to know how the project will move forward in 2015, and ways to get involved.”

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How should the City of Minneapolis gauge its success?

 

The City of Minneapolis has launched a project soliciting public input on how the City can know it is achieving its goals.  For example, what does “Living Well” (one of the five City goals) mean to those who live, work, and play in Minneapolis?  Does it mean connected neighborhoods?  Access to amenities? Safe streets?

Through the project, the City is looking for input from the community to help define what success looks like.  through community outreach and online engagement, the City wants to hear from folks on what Minneapolis looks like when the City achieves its goals.

Folks are encouraged to share their thoughts using an online engagement tool (Success.MinneapolisMN.gov) now until Feb. 6 and encourage others in Minneapolis to also weigh in with their feedback.  Because the online engagement tool uses crowdsourcing technology, the information within the tool will update in real time to display the changing input and ideas of its users.  Log in often to submit new ideas and vote on new information!  It’s quick and easy to participate, and you can spend as much or as little time within the tool as you want.

The City is using tailored engagement strategies to ensure it gets a variety of perspectives from a wide range of communities including cultural communities, GLBTQA, seniors, youth, and City employees.  The community will have opportunities to provide input through community listening sessions and paper surveys in addition to the online engagement tool.

Once the engagement period closes, City staff will develop measures for the most popular themes within each City goal.  Thank you for participating in this important project.

 

 

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Kenwood News and Update

Kenwood Neighborhood News Update January 3, 2015

Kenwood Isles Area Association January Board Meeting Monday January 5, 7pm. 

All residents are welcome at the KIAA Board Meeting at the Kenwood Recreation Center.  The meeting will begin at 7pm and adjourn at 8:30 pm.

 KIAA Board Meeting Agenda

January 2015

7:00                            Welcome and Introductions             Larry Moran

7:05                            City Council Update                                      Lisa Goodman

7:30                            LRT Issues: Resolution on Damage           Kathy Low

Disputes, Extending Contract with Consultant, CAC

8:00                            Hidden Beach Update                                  Larry Moran

8:30                            Adjourn

 

SWLRT Neighborhood Update — January 21st, Kenwood Rec Center, time TBA

Together with CIDNA and the Cedar Lake Park Association, KIAA is planning a meeting to update neighbors on the proposed SWLRT.  Hennepin County Commissioner Marion Greene and her assistant, Ray Hoover, are helping to coordinate it.  The agenda has not been finalized, but we have requested that it include an update on station design, traffic, and noise mitigation, bridge design, and the Supplementary DEIS.  We have also asked that there be ample time for questions and answers.  The neighborhoods plan to provide attendees an opportunity to give KIAA and CIDNA written comments, which we will need when asked to give neighborhood input as the process continues

 

During its January 7 Board Meeting, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will consider and take action on two resolutions related to the Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project and the MPRB’s fundamental role and responsibility to protect and preserve parkland within the Minneapolis park system.

One resolution authorizes additional engineering services related to the feasibility and prudence of Kenilworth Channel crossing alternatives. In December 2014, the MPRB hired Brierley Associates to determine if a tunnel under the Kenilworth Channel is a feasible and prudent alternative that would minimize the harm to the park, recreation areas, and historic sites, to the proposed SWLRT alignment. As stewards of all park assets, the Park Board has determined that it and other decision-makers do not yet have sufficient information on all corridor options to determine what option would be the least impactful to the affected parkland.

The second resolution approves a letter requesting a MPRB meeting with the Federal Transit Administration to present information it feels is essential to the determination of feasible and prudent alternatives to the SWLRT Project crossing of the Kenilworth Channel and ensure the SWLRT Project adopts the least overall harm alternative in order to protect Minneapolis’ parks, recreation areas, and historic sites.

Since 2012, the MPRB has consistently and regularly communicated, through public Board actions, its support of light rail transit and its position regarding the SWLRT options as they impact parkland. These actions are available online at www.minneapolisparks.org/currentprojects then select “Southwest Light Rail.”

The MPRB has been proactive and transparent in articulating its position and concerns. The MPRB has not deterred the project or the project timeline. The MPRB has worked, and continues to work, diligently to stay within the project timelines.

 

KIAA and Metro Blooms were happy with immediate response to the 2015 Neighborhood of Raingardens opportunity (see details below).  Based on the quick response, KIAA is seeking funding for up to 20 raingardens.  There are already 18 neighbors interested.  If you would like to claim one of the two remaining slots or be added to the waiting list for 2016, please contact Laura Hurley at Metro looms laura@metroblooms.org or 218-230-4376

Neighborhood of Raingardens Program Offered for Kenwood Property Owners.  

Want to do your part to improve the watershed that feeds our precious lakes?  Raingardens are one of the most effective ways to help the lakes as a property owner.  Raingardens are beautiful landscaping features that protect water quality and provide habitat for pollinators. They use native plants and allow stormwater runoff to filter through the soil instead of flowing into storm drains and directly into our lakes and rivers. Here is your chance to get a $2000 raingarden (up to 150 square feet) for about $350-500.

In 2015, Metro Blooms,  the Kenwood Isles Area Association (KIAA) and the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) are teaming up to remove obstacles by lowering the cost and doing the most difficult job of all, excavating and hauling away dirt.  Have you ever tried to dispose of dirt yourself?  Not an easy task.

We are seeking homeowners who wish to install raingardens. Homeowners will receive an onsite consultation and a raingarden design from Metro Blooms. The neighborhood association grant and Metro Blooms sources will provide the majority of the funding, so the property owner will receive a raingarden design and installation (including labor, hauling away soil, mulch, compost, plants) for approximately $350 for up to a 150 square foot garden. Value is as high as $2000 depending on the source of private labor.

Interested property owners can contact Laura Hurley at Metro Blooms laura@metroblooms.org or 218-230-4376 to put your name on the list for an onsite consultation (grant funding permitting) with a landscape designer during Spring of 2015. Simply mention the KIAA project when you call. You’re urged to register as soon as possible as consultations will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis. The consultation includes identifying runoff conditions on your property, taking measurements, determining the appropriate size for your raingarden, and selecting plants. Metro Blooms will keep a waiting list. The raingardens will be constructed by Metro Blooms and the labor will come from the Conservation Corps of Minnesota during Summer and Fall of 2015.

Metro Blooms and the Conservation Corps of Minnesota, will excavate the raingardens and add the compost and mulch. Metro Blooms will order the plants and provide instructions. Property owners WILL BE responsible for planting their raingarden. Metro Blooms will also provide supplemental information and follow-up related to the maintenance of the new raingardens.

For more information on this project please contact laura@metroblooms.org or 218-230-4376 or visit the Metro Blooms website, metroblooms.org, and click on “Our Projects”
KIAA representative contact is Angela Erdrich angie_sandeep@yahoo.com

 

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Kenwood News Update

Kenwood Neighborhood News Update October 15, 2014

East Cedar Beach (Hidden Beach) Community Meeting Oct. 23rd, 6:00 pm

 The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will hold a community meeting to engage all community stakeholders in an open dialogue regarding the future of East Cedar Beach. We are coming together because we all have an important role in shaping what happens next. Although summer is over, the problems haven’t gone away. We need your input in determining what we do in the future. Please join us for this important meeting.

When: Thursday, Oct. 23rd from 6:00-9:00 pm

Where: Kenwood Community Center – Gymnasium

2101 W. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, 55405

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