Category Archives: Employees

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 […]

Workplace Wellness

On Wednesday morning I attended a wellness event that our city HR team jointly sponsorsed with our neighbors to the north- the City of St. Louis Park.  Our speaker was Cara McNulty, an Eden Prairie resident, who is the Sr. Group Manager for Prevention and Wellness at Target Corporation.  She presented to the leaders of our two city organizations about the importance […]

2013 Budget Message

I thought I would share the 2013 budget message that I provided to our city employees last week.  2013 Budget 12/14/2012 Last week we held the last Eden Prairie City Council meeting of the year. The most important order of business was the final vote on the 2013 City budget. I’m pleased to report that […]