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  • Housing Resources - Program Overview This program is designed to complement existing loan programs available from the City of Minneapolis, the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA), private lenders and other housing resources. It is not intended to be the sole source of rehab funds available to the neighborhood. The HPDL program has three components: A revolving loan fund ...Read More
  • HPDL Contract Change - The Hale Page and Diamond Lake Board would like to make a plan modification to contract 25740A to add funds to the Building Community line item.  The board would like to move $200 from Organics, $5,000 from Rain gardens, $2,000 from Commercial Development and $2,000 from Triangle Park for a total dollar amount of $9,200.  ...Read More
  • Picnic in the Park 2017 - Thursday, July 27th 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Pearl Park A HUGE Thank You to our sponsors who make this event possible -              Food Truck Menus: FunFare - Menu Falafel King Event Menu Pharoah's Gyros Menu Dave's Popcorn Ice Cream Menu 2017 Mini Donuts - $4/bag Gingerman - $4/glass; ...Read More
  • HPDL Exterior Grants 2017 - 2017 Curb Appeal Matching Grant Program **Registration for the lottery is closed** Program Intent: The intent of the HPDL Curb Appeal Matching Grant Program is to help property owners make necessary repairs and improvements to extend the life of the neighborhoods’ housing stock, improve livability standards and to make visible improvements to the neighborhood. Grant ...Read More
  • DLBCA Ice Cream Social July 20th - It's Time to Start Thinking About Summer & Ice Cream   Diamond Lake Community Bussiness Alliance's 5th Anniversary Neighborhood Ice Cream Social & Sidewalk Sale Thursday, July 10,  4:00 to 7:00 pm  Spanning Chicago Avenue from 56th to 57th Streets In South Minneapolis See a Map of where our diamond of a community is located. You're ...Read More
  • Rain Garden Lottery for HPDL residents - Hale, Page, Diamond Lake (HPDL) Neighborhood Associations to help cover cost of Raingardens For Home Owners! **Congratulations to Rachel Osband, Jacki Cook, Kalina Blackwell, Keri Scott, and Takawi Peters on winning the lottery for 2017.  Due to the high interest level in rain gardens HPDL plans to offer this lottery again in 2018!  Our community ...Read More
  • Milk Carton Building Workshop at Pearl Park - Start Seeing Milk Cartons!
  • Friends of Diamond Lake Canoe Event - Friends of Diamond Lake is planning their second annual Canoe Event on Saturday morning, May 13th at 10 am.  It's a great opportunity for people to get out onto the lake in canoes, enjoy unique views of birds and help clean up trash - both the garbage visible along the shore and the significant amount ...Read More
  • Metro Blooms Workshops - Unseasonably warm weather, long periods of drought and flooding rains are the new normal for Minnesota’s spring and summer seasons. Metro Blooms Creating Weather Resilient Yards workshops will give you an overview of Minnesota’s changing weather patterns and ways to mitigate the impact in your own yard. We’ll cover options for establishing mowable, native alternatives ...Read More
  • Become a Master Recycler/ Composter - Master Recycler/Composter volunteers are trained on waste prevention, recycling and composting through an extensive six week course that features industry experts and field trips to local recycling and waste management facilities. Once training is complete, participants become advocates for the 3Rs in their communities, committing to volunteer at least 30 hours conducting outreach and implementing ...Read More
  • Volunteer to care for trees - Hennepin County is seeking volunteers to help care for trees. Volunteers will take a full-day tree-pruning workshop and then have opportunities to help care for trees with partner organizations. The workshop will be held Saturday, March 18 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Rockford Road Library, 6401 42nd Ave N in Crystal. The ...Read More