What Copper Mining Means for the BoundaryThursday, April 9, Edina Senior Center, 9:45-11:30am
Betsy Daub, Policy Director at Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, will discuss how proposed copper mines near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness could affect the region’s clean water, economy, and recreation. Come learn how to be part of the decision process for these mine projects.
Legalizing Honeybees and Chickens in EdinaSaturday, April 11, Edina City Hall, 9:45-11:30am
Dianne Plunkett Latham, chair of the Local Food Task Force of the Edina Energy and Environment Commission, will discuss the effort to amend city ordinances to permit residents to keep honeybees and chickens, consistent with Green Step City guidelines.
Edina School District Referendum ForumThursday, April 20, Edina City Hall Council Chambers, 7:00 pm
The Edina Public Schools, ISD 273, is seeking voter approval for a $124.9 million facilities plan. The facilities bond referendum will be held on Tuesday, May 5. Superintendent of Schools Ric Dressen, and Susan Brott, Director of Communications and Community Engagement, will speak about the referendum and answer questions at this public forum.
The school district has said that if the referendum is approved, the $124.9 million will be spent this way:
Get your questions answered and cast a well informed vote on May 5!
Help register new citizens to vote!
League of Women Voters members from across the state register 85 - 90 % of the new citizens to vote at Minnesota's naturalization ceremonies. In 2014, that added up to over 6,500 new voters! Contact Judy Stuthman, former LWV MN president, at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer for a rewarding experience at the following upcoming ceremonies: