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Nov. 22, 2019 Friday Report

Post Date:11/22/2019

Deer ManagementCity of Eden Prairie logo
The City's deer management program is scheduled to begin in December and continue through March at multiple sites throughout the City, typically beginning at dusk and into the evening when deer are most active. During this time, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wildlife professionals work to reduce the City's deer population. In accordance with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the goal is to maintain the white-tailed deer population within the City at 20-25 deer per square mile. For more details, visit

Wellness by Design Award
The City recently received the 2019 Wellness by Design Award for excellence in worksite wellness. Wellness by Design Awards are presented to Hennepin County employers that demonstrate accomplishments in management support, wellness infrastructure, communication and programming directed at improving employee health. The City also received a "+Green" designation for its efforts to minimize our impact on the environment, an honor given to 22 of the 76 Wellness by Design recipients. For a list of 2019 winners, visit

Real Talk with Rick
"Kyle's Second Swing" is the latest installment of the Real Talk With Rick podcast. Eden Prairie Police Records Technician Kyle Duchschere talks about the methods he uses to process evidence, cracking the case of "Stewie P" and which national celebrity took his mom to her senior prom. You can listen to this and all previous episodes at

City Center Closed
The City Center is closed Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

City Council Meetings
The City Council will meet only once in December, on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Minutes of the Oct. 8, 2019 Conservation Commission [PDF]

Minutes of the Oct. 21, 2019 Heritage Preservation Commission [PDF]

October 2019 Construction News [PDF]

Project Profile [PDF]

Council Calendar [PDF]

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