Minneapolis proposes ‘new vision’ on Nicollet
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is proposing a new vision for Nicollet Mall downtown, which he hopes will propel foot traffic along the popular stretch.
Minneapolis City Council to vote on rent control ballot measure
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has promised to veto similar resolutions in the past.
Minneapolis provides update on changes after 2020 riot response [RAW]
One year after initially receiving an after-action report detailing the city and state’s collective response to the George Floyd protest and riots, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, Community Safety Commissioner Dr. Cedric Alexander and others outlined on Thursday efforts to ensure the systemic communication failures found could be prevented in future events.
Minneapolis to share update on changes after 2020 riot response
Two years ago, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey ordered a review and analysis of the city's emergency response following the murder of George Floyd. On Thursday, city leaders will give an update on the review and some of the recommendations from it.
Minneapolis leaders create task force aimed at revitalizing downtown
After some headline-grabbing store closures and office consolidations, Minneapolis government and business officials said Wednesday it's time to get serious about revitalizing downtown's storefronts.
Minneapolis City Council approves 2023 budget
Minneapolis has just passed its 2023 budget of nearly $1.7 billion.
Mayor Frey: Data shows Operation Endeavor is working
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey says a new initiative to combat violence and crime in the city is showing results in its first month.
Operation Endeavor: Minneapolis officials provide update on first month of program
The City of Minneapolis’ Office of Community Safety has worked with local, state, and federal partners to establish a new plan for reducing criminal activity in the city. On Monday, October 31, officials released their first public report detailing Operation Endeavor's first 28 days.
Advocates for homeless hold supply drive outside Minneapolis mayor's home
A group of advocates for the homeless held a supply drive on Sunday to collect items needed for those without a home, setting up shop outside of what they believe is the home of Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.
Minneapolis marks creation of new government structure: RAW
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, City Council President Andrea Jenkins, and City Council Vice President Linea Palmisano marked the government structure omnibus ordinance passing through the City Council. This ordinance is the first time in 100 years the city has changed its government structure, which includes four direct reports to the mayor.
Did Cedric Alexander's tweets violate Minneapolis' social media policies?
Minneapolis' new Community Safety Commissioner Cedric Alexander issued an apology Friday for the "tone" of his replies on Twitter during a heated exchange with residents, but did those tweets violate city social media policy? The city says it is "reviewing the situation."
Popular Minneapolis food trucks say the city is threatening to shut them down
At issue is what the food truck owners call an antiquated provision in Minneapolis's food truck ordinance prohibiting them from having any equipment, including smokers, operating outside their vehicles.
Minneapolis leaders unveil new plan to reduce crime
Minneapolis city leaders on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, announced the city's Office of Community Safety's "new plan for reducing criminal activity in the city." The office worked with local, state and federal partners on this plan.
New Minneapolis safety commissioner plans review of community policing measures
Dr. Alexander also rejected efforts to defund the Minneapolis Police Department, saying: "Something I’m going to be very, very clear about. We’re going to have public safety in this city and we’re going to have police in this city."
Frey seeks eight extra MPD classes over two years to counter departure wave
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is proposing a budget aimed at returning the city's depleted police force to the court-ordered level of 731 officers sometime in 2023 as part of a realignment of public safety that he now more closely controls.
Minneapolis proposed new public safety plan
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is proposing a budget aimed at returning the city's depleted police force to the court-ordered level sometime in 2023 as part of a realignment of public safety that he now more closely controls.
Omar, Frey spar after close call in Tuesday's primary
Things are not good between Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and the city's representative in Congress, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar.
Minneapolis mayor signs ‘reproductive haven’ executive order
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has announced an executive order declaring the state’s largest city a “safe haven” for people seeking reproductive healthcare.
Minneapolis city committee OK's Dr. Cedric Alexander to head up public safety
A Minneapolis City Council committee gave its approval for Dr. Cedric Alexander to become the city's first commissioner of public safety.
Public safety meeting focuses on Dinkytown crime
A public safety meeting held Monday night on the University of Minnesota campus addressed safety concerns and a rise in crime in recent years.