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Oct. 25, 2019 Friday Report

Post Date:10/25/2019

Staring Lake Park Temporary Lot ClosureCity of Eden Prairie logo
Beginning this week, Staring Lake Park's main parking lot along Pioneer Trail has limited access, with both partial and total closures for about a week while it is resurfaced. This is part of the Staring Lake Park Building reconstruction project. Parking is available in the lower lot along Staring Lake Parkway, as well as in the lot across Pioneer Trail at Flying Cloud Fields.

Hennepin County Housing Priorities
Hennepin County is in the process of updating a five-year plan for federal housing funds. This plan guides the investment of about $6-million each year for affordable housing, community development projects and services in suburban cities, including Eden Prairie. For more information, or to register and attend an upcoming listening session on the topic, visit the Hennepin County website. To share your thoughts on housing needs in our community, take a short survey

2019 Recycling Guide Available Online
The Eden Prairie 2019 Recycling Guide [PDF] is now available online. This annual publication provides residents with the most current information about recycling in a concise and convenient format. 

Halloween on the Mall
Bring the kids in costume to Eden Prairie Center for a night of safe trick-or-treating Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5–7:30 p.m. There will be entertainment in the Center Court as well as opportunities to meet Eden Prairie police officers and firefighters. City event information is available at

Staff News
Kirsten Stockwell
recently joined the City as an administrative assistant in the Planning Division. Before joining the City, Kirsten worked at the Dakota County Court House–Criminal Division, and has an educational background in corrections and sociology.

Minutes of the July 11, 2019 Flying Cloud Airport Advisory Commission [PDF]

Minutes of the Aug. 19, 2019 Heritage Preservation Commission [PDF]

Minutes of the Sept. 9, 2019 Planning Commission [PDF]

September 2019 Construction News [PDF]

Project Profile [PDF]

Council Calendar [PDF]

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