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Oct. 19, 2018 Friday Report

Post Date:October 19, 2018

City of Eden PrairieAbsentee/early voting is underway and direct balloting begins Tuesday, Oct. 30 at City Center. Visit edenprairie.org/Elections for more information about the 2018 election. Verify your polling location online, view a sample ballot or apply for an absentee ballot on the State of Minnesota Secretary of State's website.

Candidate Forums
Residents can prepare to vote in local races by watching replays of the League of Women Voters state, municipal and school district candidate forums:

Sept. 5 MN House 48A and 46B Candidate Forum

Sept. 6 City Council Candidate Forum

Sept. 12 School Board Candidate Forum

Visit edenprairie.org/Elections to view the EPTV candidate forum broadcast schedule.

Aspire Eden Prairie 2040
In 2016, Eden Prairie launched a multiyear planning process to update its Comprehensive Plan called Aspire Eden Prairie 2040. Residents and stakeholders have been engaged in the process, both online and in person. The draft has been prepared and can be found at edenprairie.org/AspireEP2040. A public hearing was held Oct. 16 to allow the public to comment . The affected jurisdictions review period is open until Nov. 30. Staff is continuing to refine the document and address comments. The deadline to formally submit the plan to the Metropolitan Council is Dec. 31, 2018. 

Real Talk with Rick Podcast
The latest installment in the Real Talk with Rick Podcast series features James Goldenstein, the City's IT network administrator. In this episode, James discusses Eden Prairie's IT team, technology buzzwords, cyber security and the cloud. 

Upcoming Events

 Oct. 21  Indoor Triathlon
 Oct. 27  Not-So-Scary Nature Trails
 Oct. 27  Spooky Saturday
 Oct. 31  Halloween on the Mall
 Nov. 3  Coffee with the Cops

Approved Minutes of July 12, 2018 Flying Cloud Airport Advisory Commission [PDF]

Approved Minutes of Sept. 17, 2018 Heritage Preservation Commission [PDF]

Project Profile [PDF]

Council Calendar [PDF]

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