Residents have expressed concern over increased crime and drug use this summer, specifically at Franklin Steele Park, Triangle Park, and at Portland & 10th Street. In the past few weeks, we have convened several small meetings for neighbors to come together to discuss issues and potential solutions.
If you would like to get involved in the conversation, please join us at one of the following meetings:
Franklin Steele Park Meeting
This meeting will be focused on Franklin Steele concerns
Tuesday, August 13th, 5:30 PM at Franklin Steele Pavilion
Expected attendees: Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board - Commissioner Cowgill, park staff, Park Police; St. Stephens, Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge, community members
10th Street & Portland Avenue
This meeting will be focused on 10th Street & Portland with attendees living or operating businesses nearby
Thursday, August 22nd, 1 PM at Grace in the City Church, 609 S 10th St.
Expected attendees: Grace in the City Church, RS Eden, representatives and residents from - Skyscape, Balmoral, Roselle, Grant Park
First Precinct Crime & Public Safety Meeting
This meeting is co-hosted by DMNA & the North Loop Neighborhood Association and is a more general meeting about crime & public safety in the 1st Precinct (downtown, including Elliot Park)
Wednesday, August 7, 6-8 PM at Open Book, 1011 Washington Ave S.
Elliot Park community members are encouraged and welcome to attend. Minneapolis Police Department will be in attendance.