Creating Community

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The Block That Rocks

In many Twin Cities’ neighborhoods, residents come together for annual National Night Out block parties. (In fact, in 2011, Minneapolis was tops in NNO participation among cities with populations over 250,000.) All over the city, plans are made, residential block event permits are obtained and crock pots are readied. On that one night a year, neighbors socialize, kids play together, and everyone feels more closely connected.


Updates to the “At Home in Duluth” Neighborhood Revitalization Plans

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Newly updated and revised Neighborhood Revitalization Plans for the At Home in Duluth neighborhoods of Lincoln Park, Hillside, West Duluth and Morgan Park are now available on our website! The updated plans review accomplishments and progress since 2007 and set the stage for the next three years.


Ski Instructors Positions Available At Chester Bowl

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Here’s a great opportunity for skiers looking for a way to earn some additional money and spend more time on the ski hill.


Lower Chester Ice Rink Concession Stand Volunteer Request

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Lower Chester Ice Rinks are in need of you to help us keep the warming shack open for concessions!
Please consider volunteering for shifts. This year we will have hockey and skating every day – but only if we have volunteers to run the concession stand.  Profits made from concessions will go directly into inproving Lower Chester Park.


Parking Information Starting November 1, 2012

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

General City of Duluth Parking Requirements

Alternate side parking is in effect 24/7 year-round by default unless a particular block has parking-related signage stipulating otherwise.
• Vehicles parked on the street must be moved every 24 hours.
• Vehicles parked on the street must be a minimum of…
o 7’ from alleys and driveways (even one’s own driveway)
o 10’ from fire hydrants
o 20’ from crosswalks
o 30’ from stop signs
• No parking is permitted in alleys, on boulevards (the grass between the sidewalk and the street), and front yards. (Backyard parking is permitted in a gravel or paved driveway. Parking also is permitted in one side yard extending toward the street at the front of the property but only on a paved driveway.)
• Notes:
o Anyone can utilize the street parking in front of a residence. It is not reserved for the homeowner or renter.
o There is no prohibition against parking across the street from a driveway.
o There is no limit to the number of vehicles that a single person or residence can park on city streets.
To report parking infractions during business hours, please call either of the following:
• Parking Services  218-730-5419 (typically Anna Douglas)
• Parking Manager  218-730-5178 (Matthew Kennedy)
To report parking infractions after hours and on weekends, please call 911.
Infractions on private property may be addressed by one or more of the following:
• Police officers
• Building officials
• Zoning staff
• Fire department staff


New procedure for reporting illegal parking

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Matt Kennedy, City Parking Manager was the guest speaker on Sept. 16 and provided the following information:


Landlord Training

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

One Roof Community Housing and Home Line are offering a 2.5 hour course on tenant and landlord laws.
Information about the course, and registration materials can be found at:
Please spread the word to any current or prospective landlords or property managers.

Campus Neighbors Advisory Group
Duluth, MN

Creative Parking

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Save The Date! Tuesday, September 18
Topic:  Creative parking:  Challenges, Ideas, Solutions


Move-In Weekend

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Duluth Police Community Officer Matt Nevanen, UMD Police Captain Scott Drewlo and UMD Officer Sean Huls attended the Campus Neighbors meeting on August 18. Also in attendance were 911 operator Ryan Stauber and a UMD police officer, who was a former 911 operator.


New Email Address for Chester Park

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Chester Bowl has a new email address as of today. Please change your address book to read: