Re: [Mpls] Strib piece on Johnson Lee win

2001-11-11 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
strong showing in those precincts was essential to her victory. Ms. Johnson Lee ran well in every 5th Ward precinct and that is why she won. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn Re: http://www.startribune.com/stories/462/819274.html_ ___ Minneapolis Issues Forum

Re: [Mpls] Minneapolis Geographic Place Names

2002-05-16 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
Museum on 3rd Avenue. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn Park ___ Minneapolis Issues Forum - A Civil City Civic Discussion - Mn E-Democracy Post messages to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subscribe, Unsubscribe, Digest option, and more: http://e-democracy.org/mpls

[Mpls] City-subsidized groceries

2002-11-09 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
there or the Cub on 60th. In my experience, the Lake Street stores have been terrible on cleanliness, selection, customer service and check-out times. I'd like to hear additions or corrections and the experiences of others on this list. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn

Re: [Mpls] Gangs

2002-12-01 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
ge it more rewarding than alternatives. Schools and social services aren't going to solve this problem. We need to put the clan out of business and just as the legalization of alcohol ended the associated street violence in the 30s, the legalization of drugs would do that today. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn

Re: [Mpls] Anti-war resolution

2002-12-04 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
d from five thousand to what New Times called an "immense throng of nearly 25,000. . . ." Carl H. Chrislock Watchdog of Loyalty : the Minnesota Commission of Public Safety during World War I FYI, Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn

Re: [Mpls] Minneapolis Third Ward Politics

2002-12-06 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
views to herself.) She would be excellent! I can't imagine a better grass roots-type rep for the 3rd Ward - and having her on the council would be a plus for all of us. I've already volunteered to stuff envelopes this weekend. Go Margo! Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn

Re: [Mpls] Matt Thoren

2002-12-24 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
good media exposure this past year - or is he more than that, a neighbor and possibly a leader, who has done more than to be interviewed by the media. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn Anne McCandless wrote: As a board member of the Jordan Area Community Council, I can assure you the Matt Thoren

[Mpls] Spelling bee

2002-12-27 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
newspapers and fund the spelling bee costs. Who cares if the kids win - let's get them fired up about words for a bit! Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn ___ Minneapolis Issues Forum - A City-focused Civic Discussion - Mn E-Democracy Post messages to: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Mpls] Twin Cities third worst in income disparity

2003-01-01 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
meet their needs and help them ease into life in Minneapolis. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn ken bradley wrote: Hello Minneapolis Folks: MA wrote: I think it was mostly due to emigration of poor Blacks from other parts of the country during that period. I remember periodic scares of the last 10-20

Re: [Mpls] Anti-tobacco organizations as potential terrorists

2003-01-07 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
Federal Republic in 1990, no full freedom freedom where full truth is not given free passage. A book for our time - heartily recommended. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn ___ Minneapolis Issues Forum - A City-focused Civic Discussion - Mn E-Democracy Post

Re: [Mpls] Local Government Aid

2003-02-11 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
Is the fiscal disparities act still in effect? If so, is Minneapolis losing or gaining under the law? Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn TEMPORARY REMINDER: 1. Send all posts in plain-text format. 2. Cut as much of the post you're responding to as possible

[Mpls] LRT update

2003-06-06 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
Interesting update on LRT posted at the TwinCityRails list. See http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TwinCityRails/message/962. FYI, Shawne FitzGerald, Powderhorn TEMPORARY REMINDER: 1. Don't feed the troll! Ignore obvious flame-bait. 2. If you don't like what's being discussed here, don't complain

Re: [Mpls] Gang, Drugs, Patrols, Ebonics, List Management, Racism

2003-08-09 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
and our societal problems until we get past our institutional racism. Take my challenge and let us know how you make out. Best regards, Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn Eduardo Parra wrote: Anyone who has been subjected to racists comments, directly or indirectly are no less offended whether

[Mpls] Chicago Lake - new Footlocker store

2003-09-17 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
, or any public officials might provide details. Thanks, Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Think a member has violated the rules? Email the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before continuing it on the list. 2. Don't feed the troll! Ignore obvious flame-bait

Re: [Mpls] Avenue print style

2003-09-20 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
Harrison Street in Northeast runs from East Hennepin (north from Legends) up past the old Ambassador plant to Spring - it's roughly parallel to Central Avenue and right next to the Harrison St ry junction. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn formerly Beltrami REMINDERS: 1. Think a member has violated

Re: [Mpls] David Jennings withdraws from superintendent job

2003-10-08 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
they would like to see as superintendent. Perhaps this is truly about process - and now that the group has input at least in terms of media coverage, we might hear what process they desire. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Think a member has violated the rules? Email the list manager at [EMAIL

[Mpls] Mayoral race

2003-12-15 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
=www.pornheaven.nlbgcolor=00tgcolor=00images=90fgcolor=FF or http://tinyurl.com/zeva for short. Ironic. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Think a member has violated the rules? Email the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before continuing it on the list. 2. Don't feed

Re: [Mpls] Re: bus strike

2004-03-26 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
the system. What we need is bus company management that actually manages. In the meantime, perhaps all bus company managers will give up car access for the duration of the strike. In solidarity with their most vulnerable consumers. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Think a member

[Mpls] School Board Convention

2004-05-15 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
it turned out. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Think a member has violated the rules? Email the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before continuing it on the list. 2. Don't feed the troll! Ignore obvious flame-bait. For state and national discussions see: http://e-democracy.org

Re: [Mpls] Park Board Meeting, September 15

2004-09-17 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
at that location. [so why the letter of intent?] 8.4 passes. I don't understand this and would like to know more. Chris and Park Board members, might you please explain this issue from the beginning? Thanks, Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Think a member has violated the rules? Email

[Mpls] MPRB 201 Building, Fort Snelling

2004-09-18 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
was it, how much has and will it cost, and who is responsible? Thanks, Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Think a member has violated the rules? Email the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before continuing it on the list. 2. Don't feed the troll! Ignore obvious flame-bait. For state

[Mpls] Snelling Neiman the first $14 million

2004-10-05 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
complex. See MPRB. What's New. http://tinyurl.com/4pfjt and http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/council/archive/2001-09-28.pdf Next: Where the $14 million was spent Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Think a member has violated the rules? Email the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before

[Mpls] Snelling Neiman $14 million spent

2004-10-05 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
for complicated land deals with federal and state agencies, plus the purchase of property from an Alaskan Indian tribe that had swapped land needed for the Alaskan pipeline for a chunk of federal property near the historic fort. Next: land purchased and land leased Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn

[Mpls] Snelling Neiman Complex Land Purchase Lease

2004-10-05 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
this revenue was expected to be $120,000 per year. So, MPRB Board and staff, what's the real deal here? Are we making enough to pay for the bonds plus the park operating costs? Next - FYI online articles about the Neiman complex development Shawne FitzGerald REMINDERS: 1. Think a member has violated

[Mpls] Snelling Neiman Articles FYI

2004-10-05 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
FYI - Below is a list of articles available online about the development of the Fort Snelling Neiman Complex. The Star Tribune articles are available in the MPL online databases. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn Minneapolis aims to build sports fields on site near Fort Snelling // Park officials

[Mpls] Snelling Neiman $2.5 million liability

2004-10-07 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
? Sincerely, Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Think a member has violated the rules? Email the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before continuing it on the list. 2. Don't feed the troll! Ignore obvious flame-bait. For state and national discussions see: http://e-democracy.org/discuss.html

[Mpls] News coverage community newspapers

2005-01-10 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
for a citywide reader is tracking down copies! Is newspaper readership really down? Or, are we just reading other newspapers? Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Think a member has violated the rules? Email the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before continuing it on the list. 2. Don't feed

Re: [Mpls] Ice Skating in the cold/ MPRB closes warming houses

2005-01-17 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
citizen involvement, informed or otherwise. In the meantime, a severe frostbite case or a drowning that may have been prevented could happen at any time. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn Where a kid who didn't know how to swim fell through thin ice and drowned in the lake a few years ago REMINDERS

[Mpls] MPRB Kept DeLaSalle Promise

2005-03-23 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
previous DeLaSalle requests; for instance, the school gets first call on the tennis courts. (The court has no sign indicating it is a public facility.) The complete article is online http://www.skywaynews.net/articles/2005/03/15/news/news01.txt. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil

[Mpls] Convention Centers as Economic Development

2005-04-22 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
Report has a collection of articles on gentrification. http://scout.wisc.edu/Reports/ScoutReport/Current/ Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member is in violation, contact the list manager at [EMAIL

Re: [Mpls] DFL Convention - Park Districts

2005-05-15 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
deserves. Shawne Fitzgerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member is in violation, contact the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before continuing it on the list. 2. Don't feed the troll! Ignore obvious flame-bait

[Mpls] A Hero at the DFL Convention

2005-05-21 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
. Sincerely, Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member is in violation, contact the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before continuing it on the list. 2. Don't feed the troll! Ignore obvious

Re: [Mpls] MPRB free speech policy

2005-06-17 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
or circulation of any leaflets, handbills, notices, pamphlets, books, documents or papers of any kind, and the solicitation of signatures on a petition. So, will the MPRB be enforcing this at Juneteenth and PRIDE events? Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES

Re: [Mpls] Campaigning in the Parks

2005-06-23 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
Young, the press release did not mention the permit for circulating petitions in our parks. Will the MPRB also cancel the permit requirement on petitions? I look forward to hearing similar good news on the petition issue. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: June 23, 2005

Re: [Mpls] DeLaSalle

2005-07-17 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
before there is even a chance to oppose a renewal. My grandson is 14 - he will be 84 when this agreement expires. As a practical matter, this really is a land giveaway to a private religious institution with hidden costs that will be borne by taxpayers. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn People

[Mpls] Sea Salt, Signage, Neiman

2005-07-19 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
to discourage lrt riders from using the lot - so no one can. The 201 Building's front door was wide open - open to the elements, critters, vandals and other folks. Shame on the MPRB for failing to protect this historic building and our investment! Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil

Re: [Mpls] Fwd: FW: Mississippi River Asphalt Spill Update

2005-07-28 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
Commissioner Young, Thank you for this information about the spill. And more thanks for all other MPRB info you post on this list. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn Annie Young wrote: The correct information about the spill. Michael P. Schmidt, CPRP: General Manager, Operations, Planning

[Mpls] Mpls 23rd most liberal city

2005-08-12 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
The Bay Area Center for Voting Research analyzed voter data for 237 U.S. cities with over 100,000 population. Minneapolis ranked 23rd most liberal and St. Paul ranked 36th most liberal. See http://www.votingresearch.org/. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read

Re: [Mpls] Cost of Stadium and Tuition at D

2005-09-01 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
and boys football players - other high schools have equal or better facilities. De La Salle succeeds where it always has - providing a Catholic college-prep education for the students admitted who are able to pay all or most of the cost of their Catholic high school education. Shawne

Re: [Mpls] Minneapolis Confidential Blog

2005-09-10 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
SSB is to Brian Heron as RT is to Robert Lilligren RT is to Robert Lilligren as Farheen Hakeem is to Dean Zimmerman Barbara Lickness wrote: Guess I am not the only one that remembers the air freshener. http://minneapolisconfidential.blogspot.com/ REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the

[Mpls] Felien on Zimmerman

2005-09-16 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
What did Dean do wrong? By Ed Felien http://www.pulsetc.com/article.php?sid=2052 Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member is in violation, contact the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before

[Mpls] Who do you trust?

2005-09-19 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
Who do you trust?* */By Scott Russell Downtown Journal http://www.skywaynews.net/articles/2005/09/19/news/news01.txt and five more election articles Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn / REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member

Re: [Mpls] Park Board Ancient History Request

2005-10-03 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
. Chute replaced them. Information from Rev. Marian Daniel Shutter's History of Minneapolis Gateway to the Northwest, 1923. It appears that the first election for park board commissioners was a year after the referendum passed so in 1884. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn Steve Cross wrote: I think

Re: [Mpls] Minneapolis: What's in a name?

2005-10-03 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
industry. Just goes to show - history is how you look at it! I'm hoping for an open embracing interpretation of Minneapolis history when the celebration comes! Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn Steve Brandt wrote: Ray Marshall asks: By the way, I do believe that this year might indeed be the 150th

Re: [Mpls] Minneapolis: What's in a name?

2005-10-03 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
CORRECTION The Metis village, the Metis farms and St. Anthony of Padua Church were on the west bank - in St. Anthony. As was the settlement of the early New Englanders - John Stevens being an exception. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES

[Mpls] Stone Arch Bridge for Rent

2005-10-06 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
.) Since I only saw a portion of the MPRB meeting without my full attention, I welcome corrections and clarification. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member is in violation, contact the list

[Mpls] MPRB Park Refectories 2004

2005-10-21 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
Report, December 31, 2004 MPRB Schedule of Operating Income - By Project Park Operating Enterprise Fund Page 65 FYI, Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member is in violation, contact the list manager

Re: [Mpls] RE: Resolution on Stone Arch Bridge and Plank Rd. Rental

2005-10-21 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
and understandable would reduce citizen anger and frustration and open the doors to building consensus around many issues. Commissioners, this is up to you! Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member

[Mpls] MPRB Special Facilities 2004

2005-10-22 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
. Data from the MPRB Component Unit Annual Financial Report, December 31, 2004 MPRB Schedule of Operating Income - By Project Park Operating Enterprise Fund Page 65 FYI, Shawne FitzGerald REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member

[Mpls] MPRB Golf Rec Misc 2004

2005-10-22 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
, Shawne FitzGerald REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member is in violation, contact the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before continuing it on the list. 2. Don't feed the troll! Ignore obvious flame-bait. For state

Re: [Mpls] Park Board authority eliminated by staff

2005-10-26 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
in a process that the general public can see and contribute to. We don't have to wait for elections to get a better park board. Sincerely, Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In an amazing plot twist in the Park Board drama, we now have the general manager of the Park

[Mpls] De La Salle Deal Questions

2005-11-01 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
diverge - the two interests may no longer be in agreement. Shouldn't the MPRB have it's own lobbyist representing the MPRB during these processes? If the deal really is in the best interests of the public, shouldn't the MPRB be willing to get the other necessary approvals? Shawne FitzGerald

[Mpls] De La Salle and Non-Discrimination

2005-11-02 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
Atheists. Evidently, his organization has been collaborating with the MCLU. He requested that public access to the proposed shared facility be through the MPRB and not De La Salle. FYI, Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e

[Mpls] De La Salle Contributions to the City

2005-11-04 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
not aware of De having undertaken any projects here. I could be wrong. So, set me straight. How does De La Salle contribute to the City? Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member is in violation

[Mpls] Peavey Park History

2005-11-06 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
endorsement at the next election and that ended his Park Board service. Shawne FitzGerald REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member is in violation, contact the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before continuing it on the list. 2

Re: [Mpls] Nearly a Million ($900, 000.00) MInneapolis Park Board Settles - Who Pays?

2005-12-13 Thread Shawne FitzGerald
. Snelling cost about $7 million, total project cost is $14.9 million. Shawne FitzGerald Powderhorn Annie Young wrote: Actually higher taxes is not the answer to this one. The Park Board has until Nov. 1, 2006 to settle this claim. In the meantime, we will be trying to sell the building