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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 will develop an action-oriented Work Plan specific to the Southside Green Zone, which includes the greater Phillips community and Cedar-Riverside neighborhood. The Work Plan should identify actions that promote health and economic well-being using environmentally-beneficial strategies.

Meeting schedule

The Task Force will meet on Tuesday evenings from 5:00PM to 8:00PM at least once per month from October 2017 through May 2018.

Next Meeting:

 March 20th 2018

Open Arms of Minnesota, 2500 Bloomington Ave 

Meeting Dates & Locations:


16 seats available; 15 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


A participant stipend of at least $500 will be provided to community representatives that are not paid by the City for their expertise, time and attention on the Task Force. To be split into 2 payments. 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 Feb 27, 2018



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