Nicollet Island - East Bank

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News and Events

 Last updated September 14, 2014

NIEBNA Neighborhood Scenes “Picture Tours”  entries for the website called for – details here.

The NIEBNA Small Area Plan (SAP) was APPROVED by the City Planning Commission at its meeting on September 15, 2014!! This action culminates 18 months of work by many stakeholders in the neighborhood and is a big step forward for NIEBNA and the neighborhood. Now, the Plan goes to the Zoning & Planning Committee of the City Council on October 9, 2014 and the full Council on October 17, 2014 for final approval. However, Planning Commission approval is usually the big hurtle in getting a Small Area Plan adopted. The celebratory party being scheduled – details to follow.  


NIEBNA September Board meeting set for September 25, 2014 at De La Salle High School – Meeting details here

Mississippi Minute Film Festival – entries due date moved back to September 15, 2014 – Make your vision, your take on your River – your way in just 60 seconds! Details here.

Important meeting sponsored by Mill District Neighborhood Association regarding hydro-power at St. Anthony Falls set for September 15, 2014 at Mill City Museum details here.

Superior Plating Site Pollution Remediation Review and Status Meeting was held August 26, 2014 (Meeting details here) – over 70 people attended the meeting at Lourdes Church on one of the best “outdoor” days of the summer to hear elected officials, representatives of the site owners, and professional staff from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) speak and answer questions about the current status and future handling of the this famous site in the neighborhood, which has been the focus of intense pollution remediation activity over the last 8 or 9 months.


Both Jerry Stahnke, MPCA Project Manager, and Candace Sykora, MPCA Hydrologist have spent much of the last 2 years supervising the remediation.  They made a comprehensive presentation and fielded questions from the audience.  


The bottom line – in spite of numerous surprises and unexpected problems, the remediation is largely complete. Although some items remain to be done, it is now possible to contemplate redevelopment of the site into a high quality residential / retail uses. There appears to be great interest the the site in the real estate community (as there should be), so we may expect some serious  development action in the coming few months.     


Upcoming Events

NIEBNA September 2014 Board Meeting

September 25, 2014

6:30pm at De La Salle

 Details Here

Minneapolis Riverfront Summit

Film Festival


October 20, 2014

5:30pm - 9:00pm

Mill City Museum


More Info Here    Flyer here



Connecting Stone Arch & the Dinkytown Greenway

6:30pm September 24, 2014

Univ Lutheran Church of Hope

Meeting to discuss wayfinding and Dinkytown Greenway signage.

More info here  Flyer here


NIEBNA October 2014 Board Meeting

October 23, 2014

6:30pm at De La Salle

Details Here