Neighborhood and Community Relations (NCR)
NCR is part of the broader City Coordinator department and will both serve residents directly and support all other City departments with enterprise guidance in the realm of strong neighborhood and community relationships.
NCR is charged with strengthening our City’s quality of life through vigorous community participation, resident involvement in neighborhood and community organizations, and supporting clearly defined links between the City, City services and neighborhood and community organizations.
The Neighborhood and Community Relations Department has moved
The NCR Department has moved to a temporary office location in the Public Service Center, Room 110 (250 South 4th Street). In 2013, NCR will move to a permanent office location in the Crown Roller Mill Building, Room 425 (105 5th Avenue South). All phone numbers and emails for staff will remain the same.
Join Minneapolis and Celebrate American Indian Month
Each year, Minneapolis takes part in American Indian Month, which is a celebration of the community during the month of May in Minnesota. American Indian organizations showcase programs and services that are available to support and enrich the community. Wednesday, May 1st kicked off a month of events in the area with a number of festivities taking place in the City of Minneapolis.
To join the activities, please visit the Community Calendar for more information: http://www.minneapolismn.gov/ncr/WCMS1P-090688.
NUSA Registration rate of $200 extended to Friday, May 10th for Minnesota residents
As a part of our efforts to increase local participation at the conference, we have extended the early bird registration rate of $200 until May 10th for Minnesota residents only. All other registrations have now increased to $300.
Information about this rate extension will not be posted on the national NUSA website. Register here and take advantage of the extended registration rate of $200.
Join us at two Conference Celebrations that are open to all!
On Wednesday, May 22nd conference attendees and members of the community will gather for the Welcome Celebration at the Nicollet Island Pavilion from 5:00 – 8:00p.m. to kick of the 2013 Neighborhoods, USA conference with light refreshments and the music of The Steeles, a family ensemble that includes Grammy Award winning artist Billy Steele.
The Neighborhood Celebration will take place on Friday, May 24th at Minnehaha Park from 5:00 – 8:00p.m. Attendees will be able to explore the park and enjoy live music and cultural performances.
NCR Renewing General Liability Insurance
Contact Robert Thompson at (612) 673-2523 with questions
In early July, NCR will be renewing the General Liability insurance policy that currently covers 25 neighborhood organizations in Minneapolis. If your neighborhood organization is currently covered under the General Liability Policy, or is interested in joining the policy, please attend an upcoming informational meeting:
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Van Cleve Park Recreation Center
901 15th Ave. SE, Minneapolis
Andy Morse from Nonprofit Insurance Advisors will be present to discuss the policy and answer any questions. Unlike the Directors and Officers policy, this is an opt-in policy, and neighborhood organizations that opt-in will reimburse the insurance administrator (Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association) for their share of the premium.
A bi monthly newsletter brought to you by the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department
- April - May 2013 (pdf)
- December 2012 (pdf)
- May-June 2012 (pdf)
- March-April 2012 (pdf)
- November-December 2011 (pdf)
- July-August 2011 (pdf)
- May-June 2011 (pdf)
- March-April 2011 (pdf)
- January-February 2011 (pdf)
- November-December 2010 (pdf)
- September-October 2010 (pdf)
The City of Minneapolis invites and encourages participation by every resident to each program, service and event within our city. Should you require an accommodation in order for you to fully participate, or should you require this document in an alternative format, please let us know by contacting 612-673-3737.
Last updated May. 17, 2013