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Opportunity to Join the Neighborhoods 2020 Work Groups

Via a May 17 e-newsletter from the City of Minneapolis:

Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights and Engagement Committee (PECE) Approves 2020 Work Group Structure

Neighborhoods 2020 Meeting Sign in English and Spanish

On May 14, 2018 NCR presented the updated Neighborhoods 2020 Roadmap and public comments to the PECE committee of the Minneapolis City Council. PECE approved the establishment of  work groups to develop the next stage of Neighborhoods 2020 policy.

The Neighborhoods 2020 web page has been updated with the revised roadmapwork group overview and applicationpublic comment reportPECE presentationPECE video and an updated timeline.

Next Steps & How to Join Work Groups
Neighborhoods 2020 Timeline

NCR is excited to invite neighborhoods and residents to get involved in the next steps, which you can view in the adjacent timeline. From June to August, groups will develop policy, and from August to November, they will solicit public comment on their drafts. The work team will include the following three work groups:

  1. Program Guidelines, Funding and Implementation (16 members)
  2. Governance Advisory Structure for Neighborhood and Community Engagement (17 members)
  3. Citywide Community Engagement Policy (16 members)

Apply by June 4, 2018 to serve for six months on one of the inaugural Neighborhoods 2020 work groups. You can submit your application via email to or by postal mail or in person to 105 5th Ave. S. Suite 425, Minneapolis, MN 55401. Overview and application form


Work Group Composition & Selection Process

The PECE approval of the Neighborhoods 2020 work groups included the following structure: 

  • 2 City Council representatives on each work group will be appointed by Council President Bender.
  • 1 mayoral representative will be appointed by Mayor Frey.
  • 2 Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission representatives and (1-2)* Neighborhood Revitalization Program Policy Board representatives will be selected by each body at their May 2018 board meetings.
  • 3 cultural community representatives, 5 neighborhood representatives, and 2 representatives on equity and undoing racism will apply through an open application process and will be chosen by a committee of the Chair of the Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights and Engagement Committee, 2 NCEC members and 2 NCR staff.**

*The work group on Governance Advisory Structure for Neighborhood and Community Engagement  will be comprised of 2 Neighborhood Revitalization Program Policy Board representatives.

**City staff will serve as non-voting subject matter experts. 

If you have questions, please contact the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department at 612-673-3737 or email to

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