Nicollet Island - East Bank

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News and Happenings

 Last updated October 17, 2014

NIEBNA Small Area Plan was approved by the fill Minneapolis City Council on October 17, 2014 – all City approvals are complete. The absolute final step is approval by the Met Council, expected sometime in 1st Quarter 2015.

NIEBNA October 2014 Board meeting set for October 23, 2014 – details under “Upcoming Events”.

Call for “NIEBNA Neighborhood Scenes Picture Tours”  submissions for the website – details here.

Important meeting sponsored by Mill District Neighborhood Association regarding hydro-power at St. Anthony Falls was held in September 15, 2014 at Mill City Museum Meeting Flyer       Meeting Notes and Takeaways

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 October 2014 Board Meeting

October 23, 2014

6:30pm at De La Salle

Details Here

Parking – park in the De La Salle parking lot; no parking permit needed.

Visitor Entrance - enter via the building entrance under "De La Salle" and the clock. Follow signs to the Robert Casanova Room.

Call 612-702-7211 for help.

Minneapolis Riverfront Summit Film Festival

October 20, 2014

5:30pm - 9:00pm

Mill City Museum

More Info Here    Flyer here