Know the Laws About Recreational Fires

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Please see the attached PDF on what is legal when it comes to recreational fires.  Residential Fires.pdf


Please note: The 4th Street Presentation was Tuesday, June 3rd.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

The post was sent on the wrong day. Our apologies.

TONIGHT! Presentation of Proposed 4th Street Designs

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

There is a meeting tonight to present four proposed street design options in different configurations of the fourth street reconstruction project in 2016-17. The goal is to make the corridor more pedestrian and bike friendly but also may require the removal of trees and resurfacing of the street.


City of Duluth Releases 2013 Housing Indicator Report

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

City of Duluth Releases 2013 Housing Indicator Report

[Duluth, MN] – The City of Duluth Community Development Division has completed the annual Housing Indicator Report for 2013, which is an ongoing process to track current and past housing market trends within the city. Utilizing numerous sources, this report also highlights factors such as income and poverty, housing stock, and labor statistics.


Workforce Housing Report

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

The Duluth Housing Redevelopment Authority and Duluth Economic Development Authority commissioned a housing study to provide better clarity about the future of housing in Duluth given the economic and demographic changes taking place.  I am providing you with two web links, 1) the press release that summarizes the report and 2) the link to the full report in PDF format which you can download and print out. Please feel free to contact me with any questions. Thank you for your partnership and continued efforts to meet the housing needs of our community.


Wind Turbine Open House

Monday, May 5th, 2014

April 29, 2014
Dear Neighbors of the UMD Research and Field Studies Center, You are invited to an informational session about an exciting new project at the UMD
Research and Field Studies Center, within the UMD Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP) area along Riley Road. A multidisciplinary group of faculty, staff, and students from sustainability, biology, geography, and engineering departments are working together on a project to install a small 5-kilowatt wind turbine in the center of the working UMD Farm along Riley Road.


Court: Minnesota college towns can close neighborhoods to rentals | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has given a boost to cities who want to keep neighborhoods from being taken over by college students.


The CommUniversity Assistant’s Program shapes the way students think about off-campus living | Emerald Media

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

The CommUniversity Assistant’s Program shapes the way students think about off-campus living | Emerald Media.

UMD 2013 Neighborhood Meeting

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

UMD has set the date for their annual meeting!

Wed, Nov 6th, 2013
120 Solon Campus Center


Lower Chester Ice is Open!!!

Friday, December 7th, 2012

The Rink Opening Party is Saturday, Dec 8th, from 1pm – 4pm.
Come by and sign up for concession stand hours, memberships and meet your neighbors!