News Archive 2001
Official Results are in on NRP Policy Board Election
December 02, 2001 - More than 100 Minneapolis residents attended the 2002 NRP Policy Board election on Thursday, November 29. Fifty-seven electors, chosen by their neighborhood boards, elected four neighborhood representatives. More...
Twelve Candidates Vie for NRP Policy Board Seats
October 22, 2001 - Twelve candidates have announced they will run for four open seats on the 2002 NRP Policy Board. The election proceedings will begin at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday, November 29, 2001 on the second floor of the Crown Roller Mill Building. More Info...
NRP Policy Board Adopts Conflict-of-Interest Policy
October 1, 2001 - The NRP Policy Board adopted a conflict-of-interest policy at its meeting on Monday, September 24, 2001. While the NRP already had ethics rules in place at the time the policy was adopted, the board wanted to strengthen these rules in order to encourage public confidence in the NRP process and outcomes. More...
Minneapolis residents attended a community meeting
at the Whittier Neighborhood Center in South Minneapolis.
City to Host Meetings on the Future of Community Development
September 20, 2001 - The City of Minneapolis has scheduled public meetings to address the new finanicial realities that challenge the City's community development programs. More info...
Applications now being accepted for Community Leadership Institute Fall 2001 Session
August 24, 2001 - The University of St. Thomas Center for Non-Profit Management is offering an exciting new learning opportunity for community volunteers and staff members of neighborhood organizations beginning in October, 2001. The Community Leadership Institute is a certificate program designed specifically for neighborhood people engaged in NRP activities. Tell me more...
NRP Policy Board Election Set for November 29 - Candidate Filing Materials Now Online
August 13, 2001 - The process for the election of neighborhood representatives and alternates for seats on the 2002 NRP Policy Board begins today. If you would like to file as a candidate, filing forms must be received by the LWV office no later than noon on Friday, October 5, 2001. As in past elections, the LWV will be assisting in all aspects of the election process. More info...
NRP Affordable Housing and Commercial Area Development Reserve Funds Frozen
August 1, 2001 - On July 23, 2001, the NRP Policy Board passed a resolution that freezes the NRP Phase II Affordable Housing and Commercial Area Development reserve funds until such time it is evident that sufficient funds have been identified for implementing Phase II of the NRP. Get the story...
The 2001 Minnesota State Tax Bill and its Impact on the NRP
July 25, 2001 - The Minnesota State Legislature produced tax system reforms that will have a tremendous impact on the funding stream that has been used to support the NRP. As a result, the City of Minneapolis has established a NRP Community Development Work Team to identify strategies that will enable the city to continue its commitment to community development and the NRP.
Commercial Area Development Reserve Fund RFP Now Online
June 6, 2001 - The Commercial Area Development Reserve Fund RFP is now available online (Adobe Acrobat Reader required). Download PDF
Watch Minneapolis Neighborhood News TV Online
May 24, 2001 - "Minneapolis Neighborhood News", a cable television program produced by the NRP and the Minneapolis Telecommunications Network, is now viewable online (Realmedia Player required). Go to Site
Applications Now Being Accepted for Community Leadership Institute
March 13, 2001 - The University of St. Thomas is now offering an exciting new learning opportunity for community volunteers and staff members of neighborhood organizations that will kick off in April, 2001. Created in partnership with the NRP and the Metropolitan Alliance for Community Centers (MACC), the Community Leadership Institute is a new certificate program designed by the Center for Nonprofit Management at the University of St. Thomas specifically for neighborhood people engaged in NRP activities. More...
Robyne Robinson Makes NRP-TV Debut
March 12, 2001 - KMSP Channel 9 news anchor Robyne Robinson hosts the NRP-TV / Minneapolis Neighborhood News segment "NRP: Celebrating Our Past... Building Our Future - Together". (Realmedia Player required) Go to Site
Affordable Housing Reserve Fund RFP Now Online
March 12, 2001 - The Affordable Housing Reserve Fund RFP is now available online (Adobe Acrobat Reader required). Download PDF
NRP Awards Guide Now Online
March 12, 2001 - The 2000 NRP Awards Guide is now available online (Adobe Acrobat Reader required).
John McKnight to Speak at NRP Awards Dinner
January 3, 2001 - When the NRP commemorates its 10-year Anniversary on February 24, it will do so with a keynote address from Northwestern University Professor and Institute for Policy Research (IPR) Co-Director John McKnight. Go to article...
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