Category Archives: City Services

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 […]

Vacuum Dredge Box

One of our primary citywide strategic goals is finding innovative and efficient methods to deliver City services. I cannot think of a better example of meeting this goal than a City invention that recently resulted in a Local Government Innovation Award for the City of Eden Prairie from the  University Of Minnesota Humphrey School Of […]

Organics Recycling

It has always been my strong belief that residents should play a role in the important projects and decisions that affect them. That’s why we do our best to provide a variety of convenient ways for residents to learn more about what’s being considered and participate in the process. One way we do this is […]

New Ways to Maintain Pavement

Maintaining pavement and increasing the life expectancy of a street may not seem like the most exciting topic, but it is a very important and essential city government function. As a city, we are always looking for new and innovative ways to deliver services — and maintaining Eden Prairie’s streets is a big part of that. There […]

2016 State of the City

Earlier this month, I wrapped up a series of State of the City addresses that were provided to several local organizations including the Rotary Club, the Lions Club and the Eden Prairie Community Foundation. The initial event actually kicks off in conjunction with the Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce during the first month of the year. The Chamber of […]