Category Archives: Employees

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 […]

2016 City Budget Adopted

Last Tuesday evening at their final regular meeting of the year, the City Council approved the Eden Prairie budget for 2016. I thought I would once again share the budget message that I provided to our city employees last week. Good Afternoon, Last night the City Council unanimously approved the 2016 budget, which will result in […]

The Administration Department

Our annual city-wide open house was held this past Saturday at the City Center.  We hold this event each year in early October.  Every event features the Police, Fire, and more recently- the Public Works Department.  Every other year, including this year, we open up all of our facilities on the City Center campus to feature […]

StarTribune Best Workplaces

This past Sunday, the City of Eden Prairie was named a 2014 Top 100 Workplace by the StarTribune. There were several Minnesota companies of various sizes listed among the Top 100. We fell into the midsize company category with between 150-499 employees. In Minnesota, more than 2,000 organizations participated in the survey, with more than 58,600 employees sharing their views. […]

Excellent Public Work(s)

This past week, several of our Public Works Department employees replaced a deteriorating timber retaining wall along West 168th Street in the northwest part of the City. The timber wall had started to show serious signs of tipping due to rotting wood and was in dire need of replacement.  The neat thing about this project was […]