Update on Upper Harbor Community Committees

City Council Approved Appointments to City’s Upper Harbor Community Committee, Added Two Members and Changed Committee Name

On May 17, the Minneapolis City Council approved three actions that were recommended by the Economic Development and Regulatory Services (EDRS) Committee at its May 7 meeting.

The name of the committee has been changed from the “Community Planning and Engagement Committee” to the “Collaborative Planning Committee.”

The committee has been expanded from 15 members to 17 members.

In addition to the recommended appointees, the EDRS Committee made two additional appointments to fill the additional two seats.

The following is a list of the appointed CPC members:

One of the five cultural group seats was left open to provide additional diversity and will be filled by a future Council appointment.

The report to the EDRS Committee is available at the following link: https://lims.minneapolismn.gov/File/2019-00550, and the amendments may be found at this link: https://lims.minneapolismn.gov/Download/File/2275/UHT%20CPEC%20Appointments%20Amendment.pdf.

What is the Upper Harbor CPC?

The City’s Collaborative Planning Committee (CPC) was established by City Council resolution on February 1, 2019. The Committee will work with the Upper Harbor redevelopment project team on community engagement, refinement of the Phase 1 redevelopment Concept Plan and visions for future development phases. The CPC is expected to convene for its first meeting in June. Stay tuned for future updates with meeting notices and additional information about the upcoming engagement process. See more information on the CPC here: http://www.minneapolismn.gov/boards/openings/UHTCPEC.

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Upper Harbor Community Advisory Committee

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is establishing an Upper Harbor Community Advisory Committee (CAC), which will work with the MPRB on park-related components of the Upper Harbor redevelopment planning. The MPRB has closed applications for the CAC. Each of the nine MPRB Commissioners will appoint one member of the 17-member group. An MPRB review committee composed of community stakeholder group representatives will review the applications received for the other eight positions. The committee recommendation to the MPRB is tentatively scheduled for the June 12 meeting. The meeting agenda and report will be posted at the following link prior to the meeting: http://minneapolisparksmn.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx

MPRB meeting

Wednesday, June 12

Meeting starts at 5:00 p.m.

MPRB headquarters, 2117 W. River Road N.

The CAC is expected to have its first meeting later in June.

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