Monthly Archives: September 2016

5th Annual Technology Solutions for Sustainable Buildings 2030 at Science Museum of Minnesota

The 5th Annual Technology Solutions for Sustainable Buildings 2030 will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 1:00-6:00pm at the Science Museum of Minnesota in Discovery Hall on Level 4. Join this event to hear about the latest strategies for building energy conservation. The cost is $26 per person and includes parking, tea, coffee, and hors d’oeuvres. Agenda 1:00 pm Welcome – Pat Hamilton, Global Change Initiatives, Science Museum of Minnesota 1:05 pm Introduction – Kris Kohls, Xcel Energy (20 minutes) 1:30 pm Getting to Net Zero Building: Prototypes – Richard Graves, … Read More

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Funding Available: Fall TOD and TBRA Grants

Who is eligible to apply? Cities or towns participating in the Local Housing Incentives Account Program; Metropolitan counties and development authorities (e.g., Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Economic Development Authority or Port Authority). What types of grants are available? Tax Based Revitalization Account: Successful TBRA applications support redevelopments that eliminate or reduce the risk from contamination, increase the tax base and also create or preserve jobs or affordable housing. Applicants may choose one of the following types of grant categories for each proposal submitted for funding: Site Investigation grants are intended … Read More

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Northbest: Ads of Minnesota

The Minneapolis Downtown Council, in partnership with AdFed MN and Intersections: The Downtown 2025 Plan’s Downtown Experience Committee, will host Northbest: Ads of Minnesota on Thursday, September 22 at The Commons beginning at 8 pm. Northbest will focus on Minneapolis’ innovative strength through its nationally- and internationally-recognized work, offering local creative agencies the opportunity to see their work celebrated with the public in an entertaining screening outdoors in downtown Minneapolis. Blog: Don’t Skip The Commericals! Northbest Highlights Very Best Of Local Ad Creations Q&A | Doug Spong on Northbest: “Most Minnesotans have no … Read More

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