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Southside Green Zone Task Force


The City of Minneapolis Southside Green Zones Task Force was created by the City Council Resolution Designating Green Zones on April 28, 2017. The Task Force was charged with developing an action-oriented Work Plan specific to the Southside Green Zone, which includes the greater Phillips community and Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.

Draft Southside Green Zone Work Plan (July 2018):


Meeting schedule

Next Meeting:

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Phillips Community Center – South Meeting Room, 2323 11th Ave S | Minneapolis, MN 55404

Meeting Dates & Locations:


16 seats available; 16 members appointed. See the list of Southside Green Zone Task Force members (PDF).

Appointment process

The Task Force uses the City’s open appointment process.

Term of appointment

1 year


From October 2017 through July 2018, a participant stipend of $500 (total) will be provided to community representatives that are not paid by the City for their expertise, time and attention on the Task Force. The stipends are made possible by a Partners for Places Equity Pilot Initiative grant.

Residency requirement

Preferred, but exceptions can be made (notably for local cultural community and business representatives)


The Task Force will report to the City Coordinator’s Office of Sustainability and will deliver recommendations to the City Council’s Health, Environment and Community Engagement Committee. Email [email protected] or call 612-673-3014 for more information.

Last updated Sep 18, 2018



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