(@patrickhanlon)

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Incentives available to green/clean/sustainably minded businesss

Continue to make incentives available to businesses, with fees that they pay, for innovative clean technology projects that result in measurably cleaner communities, stronger businesses and healthier working conditions. Leverage investments that are mutually beneficial to businesses and their surrounding communities (ie. especially in areas of inequity). Auto body shops, dry cleaners, printers, plating companies, foundries, ...more »

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(@andrea.kiepe)

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Develop a long term plan to bury powerlines

Buried powerlines remove an aesthetic blight from our city and make our transmission lines less susceptible to damage from extreme weather events and resulting power outages. We need a longterm plan with Xcel to bury these lines, something considered standard in new suburban development but "too expensive" for the urban core. This investment will create jobs as it is implemented.

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Business Districts are Destinations

When implementing the new bicycle paths in the City, take into account their affect on our small business districts. The bicycle lanes can kill a business district when they displace parking. There is no mention in the Bicycle Plan for Minneapolis of coordinating with existing business districts, yet, these small business hubs are vital to the neighborhoods. City plans that will reduce these businesses ability to provide ...more »

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Crosswalk Enforcement Prioritized.

Direct Minneapolis Police to enforce the State of MN pedestrian laws, focusing on the crosswalk law. This is seldom observed or enforced. To make major change all we need to do in enforce laws already on the books.

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(@jameseckard)

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utility infrastructre

I would like to see Minneapolis go towards a consolidated utility infrastructure model. Not to own the utilities, but to just own the infrastructure to deliver those utilities. The city already owns, manages, builds all everything for water, sewer & storm drains. Consolidating things even more by including electric, gas, phone & internet would help save a lot of duplicate efforts, support crew, locations, right of ways. ...more »

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parking meter access and cost

increase the number of street parking spaces and keep the cost low, this is something that really makes the city livable, being able to come downtown or to another hub like uptown on any night and find an inexpensive place to park for a dinner and show.

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