Minneapolis City Council

Twin Cities Service Workers March In Support Of Expanded BenefitsHundreds in the Twin Cities Service Employess International Union (SEIU) chapter marched on Central Avenue in northeast Minneapolis Saturday.
Meeting On 'Fair Scheduling' Proposal Turns Into Shouting MatchSmall restaurant owners in Minneapolis engaged in a shouting match Thursday over a proposal that would affect workplace pay and scheduling in every workplace in the city.
Mpls. Denies TV Home Rehabber Extension To Finish ProjectMinneapolis says time has run out for a well-known home rehabber to finish a job. A WCCO Investigation last spring found a home in north Minneapolis that Nicole Curtis bought from the city had not been worked on for months. Curtis is the host of HGTV's "Rehab Addict" -- one of the network's highest-rated programs.
Changes Coming To Minneapolis' Holidazzle VillageIt may only be start of fall, but it's already beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The Minneapolis city council announced Wednesday that the Holidazzle Village will return, but with some slight changes.
Paid Sick Leave, More Overtime Proposed For Mpls. WorkersWorkers in Minneapolis could soon have more flexible schedules and more paid leave.
Hennepin Co. Att'y Speaks Out About Downtown Gun ViolenceAfter a weekend of crime in the heart of the Minneapolis tourism district, the Hennepin County Attorney is speaking out. On Wednesday, Mike Freeman told the Minneapolis City Council's public safety committee gun violence is a very real thing in downtown.
2 Accused In Downtown Minneapolis Shooting In CourtTwo men charged with shooting at police officers in downtown Minneapolis are due in Hennepin County court.
Former City Councilwoman Hit By School BusA former Minneapolis City Councilwoman is in critical condition after she was hit by a school bus while crossing a busy intersection.
City Of Mpls. Looks To Bill Urban Explorers Who Need RescueA Minneapolis city council member wants to bill urban explorers who end up needing rescue. City Council President Barbara Johnson is proposing the fee. She says the person is choosing to participate in an illegal activity and put rescuers at risk as well.
Minneapolis City Council To Repeal Ban On Hats In TheatersIt's a city ordinance on the books many probably didn't know about. In the city of Minneapolis, you can't wear a hat in theaters.
Mpls. City Council Works To Curb Post Bar Close CrimeThe city of Minneapolis is looking for ways to curb the violence in the downtown area after bar close. The Star Tribune reported a proposal at City Hall would let businesses get a special license so they could keep offering food and entertainment after 2 a.m.
City Council Votes To Reduce Street Parking For Mpls. ResidentsThe number of parking spots for Minneapolis residents could soon decrease. The Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed an amendment to the zoning code that will reduce the number of parking spaces for residential areas that are by frequent buses and rail transit.