Author Archives: kbeal

Aspire Eden Prairie 2040

Comprehensive planning is a process that determines community goals and aspirations in terms of community development. Cities across the country use comprehensive plans to dictate public policy in terms of transportation, utilities, land use, recreation, and housing. The City of Eden Prairie has kicked off a multiyear planning process to update its Comprehensive Plan — […]

A New and Improved City Newsletter

A couple months ago, Eden Prairie residents received the first issue of the new and improved Life in the Prairie city newsletter. The new features introduced in this issue include the design, format and delivery method. Because we think it’s important for the newsletter to be visually appealing and easy-to-understand, we’ve updated the design to […]

The State of the City

Each year, the President of the United States delivers a State of the Union address, reporting to Congress and the public on the condition of the nation and outlining what’s on the horizon. This tradition began with the very first State of the Union address on Jan. 8, 1790, which was delivered by George Washington […]

And we Have Liftoff

At the City Council meeting on April 17, Mayor Nancy Tyra-Lukens officially launched the new and improved City of Eden Prairie website! For a quick tour of the new site, check out this video… This launch marks an exciting step forward for the City, as we’re seeing technology-enhanced communication become a primary source of information […]

Preparing for Launch

As you’ve probably heard, we’re preparing to launch a new City website soon – and if you’ve ever been through this process, you know just how much work is required on a project of this scale. In preparation for the official launch of the new, we’ve spent months conducting research, analyzing statistics, approving design elements […]