- Published: 22 January 2021 22 January 2021
Share your thoughts on playground improvements at Kenny Park!
The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) has announced an improvement project at Kenny Park. The project will replace the playground equipment and also update areas directly adjacent to the playground. The playground is being built generally within the existing play container footprints and will involve new surfacing and play equipment.
MPRB is requesting feedback from the community that will directly inform the design for the new playground. A concept plan for the playground will be based on feedback received from a community survey, engagement that occurred through the Southwest Service Area Master Plan and community-led playground surveys previously completed.
Community members are invited to take an online survey to share their preferences for playground improvements.The survey is open through February 28, 2021.
Design/Community Engagement: spring-summer 2021
Construction: late summer-early fall 2021
- Published: 31 December 2020 31 December 2020
The KNA Security Rebate Program was spent out and closed on Dec. 31, 2020.
- Published: 23 November 2020 23 November 2020
More information available here.
- Published: 13 November 2020 13 November 2020
In June 2020, the Minneapolis City Council pledged to create a new model of community safety. As part of that, they committed to a yearlong process of community engagement. The engagement will ask the Minneapolis community what the new model should look like.
One of the first steps of the engagement process is a survey for members of the Minneapolis community to identify what safety looks like, and to provide ideas for how a new model can be accomplished. Results from this survey will be used to help create recommendations for elected leaders. This will also be used to help guide our next steps in our community engagement. The deadline to complete the survey is Nov. 20.
- Published: 11 November 2020 11 November 2020
On October 25th, overnight we had four reported burglaries in close proximity with each other where the suspect cut the screens of windows or entered through an unlocked door.
- 58XX Emerson Ave S. (attempt only) Suspect entered through open porch screen door and bathroom window screen was removed, no entry was made.
- 58XX Emerson Ave S. – Suspect entered through unlocked porch door and stole several items along with victims vehicle.
- 58XX Colfax Ave S. – (attempt only) Screen window was cut.
- 60XX Fremont Ave S. – (attempt only) Screen window was cut.
On November 1st, there were two additional reported burglaries:
- 55XX Aldrich Ave S. (attempt only) Screen window was cut, owner scared them away.
- 55XX Aldrich Ave S. (attempt only) Screen porch window was cut.
Keep exterior doors locked with quality dead bolts, and long strike plates, including garage service doors. Keep doors locked EVEN WHILE YOU ARE HOME. Some of these burglaries are occurring while residents are working from home during the day.
Pin all windows that can be reached from the ground, including those that can be reached by standing on lawn furniture.
Install good exterior lighting. Criminals do not like being seen and lighting up your home’s exterior can help you and your neighbors better identify suspects.
Consider using security cameras. The cost is low, quality is high, set-up is easy, and many models are readily available. Recommendations can be found online including here: https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-security-cameras-for-your-home/.
Know your neighbors and share this this information with them.