March 27, 2013 | News
Plant a tree on your Minneapolis property for $25
The City of Minneapolis is offering 1,000 trees this spring for only $25 each. The trees are approximately four to eight feet tall (depending on the species) with one-inch trunks. Starting now, any Minneapolis property owner – whether resident, business or nonprofit – can order a tree to plant on private Minneapolis property this spring. Comparable trees cost about $125 at a nursery.
Varieties of trees available for $25 are blue beech, Evans Bali cherry, Kentucky coffeetree, northern hackberry, Princeton elm, river birch, Royal Raindrops crabapple, serviceberry (single…
March 25, 2013 | News
Master Plan Update Committee (MPUC) openings on Steering Committee
MHNA is updating its 2003 master plan with the assistance of The Cuningham Architect Group. A steering committee is being formed to guide the process. We are looking for stakeholders who can meet every 3-4 weeks over the next 6 months. Stakeholders can be people who live, work, or own property in our neighborhood.If you are interested, print and fill out this form and send it to the MHNA office.
March 20, 2013 | News
Another update on the bricks being made available to the public. They are now saying bricks will be available at 13th Ave & 5th St from April 8 - 12. If people have questions, please contact:
Steven T Schmidgall
KUD International LLC
1251 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 910
New York, NY 10020
March 18, 2013 | News
Two New Public Art Announcements:
• Minneapolis Art Wraps
• Call for Artists
The City of Minneapolis Art in Public Places announces a Call for Artists to submit designs for utility box wraps. The call is open to professional artists who live or work in Minneapolis in any media that can be translated into a digital image and wrapped onto a utility box. This includes painting, photography, collage, mosaic quilt making, etc. Selected artists will be paid an honorarium of $1,000. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, April 17, at 4 p.m. There will be an…
February 11, 2013 | News
Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition is looking for an events coordinator for four Open Streets events to Minneapolis in 2013.
January 28, 2013 | News
To the Residents of the Marcy Holmes Community:
It has come to the attention of the development team that neighbors and alumni of Marshall High may have interest in obtaining items that they believe will help them to remember the significant place that the high school has had in the heritage of the neighborhood. As background, you should know that when the building was remodeled previously to become UTEC, most of the significant features of the building were removed. That being said, in an effort to try to accommodate your many and varied requests, we have…
January 25, 2013 | News
A series if 6 articles by M-H resident Bill Huntzicker, from the TC Daily Planet.
January 14, 2013 | News
MASTER PLAN UPDATING
We are currently in the process of updating our master plan. Watch for ways neighborhood stakeholders can participate in upcoming meetings. Prospective pllanning consultants can view relevant documents on our website under: Get Involved/ Projects and Programs. Scroll down to bottom of page for links.
December 12, 2012 | News
What would 20' Noise Walls look like here? Get an idea from these before & after shots
...and see how the wooden fence along MNDOT property looks today
December 07, 2012 | News
Call for Proposals, Community Carillon Festival:Commissioned Carillon Compositions for Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Festival
The Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association in Southeast Minneapolis is excited to offer University of MN students a unique opportunity. The Association will commission up to three student musicians to write original compositions featuring carillon sounds. The pieces will be broadcast from the bell tower of First Congregational Church during a community festival in Spring 2013. The church is located at the intersection of 8th Avenue SE and 5th Street SE.
The neighborhood festival is made possible by the University of Minnesota’s Good Neighbor Fund, which was created…
November 15, 2012 | News
MARCY ARTS PARTNERSHIP Coordinator Position for June 2013
As we get ready to plan our Annual Marcy Arts Gala, the Marcy Arts Partnership would like to announce that we are seeking a New Coordinator to oversee and manage all of MAP’s work beginning June 2013. By posting the position early, we hope to give you a chance to join the team and experience all the position has to offer.
You will meet and work with the most passionate and devoted group of parents and community members I have ever known. This is a part-time, paid position…
November 15, 2012 | News
Marcy School is creating an after-school bicycle mechanics class for children through Community Education. We are looking for a teacher. If you or someone you know may be able to teach this class (paid position) or volunteer from time to time, please contact Rosemary, Community Education Coordinator, email@example.com, (612) 668-1022.
November 15, 2012 | News
PLAY IT FORWARD - Musical Instruments needed at Marcy Open School
Breathe fresh life into once-loved instruments by donating them to Play It Forward, the statewide used-instrument drive created by Classical Minnesota Public Radio and the Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA). Bring your clean, gently used and playable instruments to the front office or band room (#119) between now through November 30th. We are in need of any classroom instruments: woodwinds, brass, strings, snare drums, acoustic guitars, recorders, hand drums, etc. We'll put them in the hands of kids at Marcy Open School. For more information about…
November 08, 2012 | News
November 05, 2012 | News
MHNA Safety & Livability Committee is meeting Tues Nov 27 at 5:30-6:30PM First Congregational Church 500 8th Ave SE.
Meetings are open tot he public- all are welcome to participate. Meeting agenda will be posted on our website under"Committees".
October 30, 2012 | News
Seeking people who would be interested in volunteering to help with the effort to register and get student voters to the polls
Many students may be voting for the very first time this year! We need your help. We are hoping to have people talking to students about the importance of letting their voices be heard, as well as the logistics of voting. On Election Day we will be walking students from their classes to their poling place. This is an important effort, many students who come from other states don't know they can…
October 25, 2012 | News
The Street Department is preparing to start the fall sweeping and leaf collection of the City’s streets and parkways. Posting of streets has been scheduled to begin on Monday, October 22, with sweeping beginning on Tuesday, October 23.
This work will begin with five separate crews across our Street Department districts at the same time, and it will take approximately 18 working days to cover the entire city. Each district may alternate some routes each year, however, they must also take into consideration those areas where the most leaves have fallen or where there are fewer…
April 10, 2012 | News
Members and neighbors, please read our monthly updates on MHNA and neighborhood news. PDF attached.