Category Archives: Community

The Mailbag

The City Council and city staff regularly receive feedback on any number of issues. We welcome all comments- positive, negative or anything in between. Here is a sampling of recent comments (without names and addresses) on a variety of topics: I would just like to thank the city leaders, city utility and public works personnel […]

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 […]

Spirit of Eden Prairie Awards

The City presented the 2016 Spirit of Eden Prairie Awards at its regular City Council meeting Tuesday night. This is a newer program that is now in its second year. A few years back, the City Council brought up the desire to create a program that publicly recognizes the significant investments and enhancements residents and businesses make to their […]

#2 Best Place to Live in America

This past Monday morning we were pleased to learn that we had earned the ranking of the #2 Best Place to Live in America according to MONEY magazine for 2016. They released their Top 50 Best Places to Live for cities with populations of more than 50,000 — which is something they have done every other year. You may […]

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 […]