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There is some space available next to the sand pit where a little house could go. I was at a playground recently with a playhouse and the kids loved it! I think it would make a good addition to the Pamela park playground. It could be a huge hit with the younger kids. It's very safe and can be built to last forever with the same type of materials as the rest of the playground.

Alternatively possibly some permanent sand toys in the pit could be fun.

There is already a pond nearby so a wetland area (some cattails and grasses etc) would fit in nicely. Alternatively could make it into a rain garden. I am a big fan of the work that has gone into Pamela Park! Love the path and hope it connects in a loop soon. Also the soccer fields that will not flood are brilliant, though I do see a lot of soccer balls end up in the small pond that has been created and the pond is drying up and is mud now and a bit stinky. This problem would be solved with a wetland or rain garden.

Light Rail transportation has many benefits from bringing in new revenue, lowering our environmental footprint, and making our community more accessible to all residents. Modernize Edina's transportation system by adding an Edina Light Rail stop.

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I think we hold out, till bus station is available for a connected project, and Edina gets the chance to create a unified idea.

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May Bike Safety Month - the safety of bikes.

Please switch the title and the description, as what I wrote ended up in the title due to a glitch in your system. I don't want to retype a long idea and see no way to copy paste the switch myself.

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When the new Edina Vision is approved, the tagline should agree with it.

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Noise is a significant stressor and has been implicated in implicated in the development of disorders of the cardiovascular system, sleep, learning, memory, motivation, problem-solving, aggression, and annoyance. It has also been shown to impair immune function. Airport noise is a chronic problem and appears to differ in different parts of Edina. While much has been done to prevent the implementation of RNAV procedures that would spare the northern-most parts of the city from airport noise, little attention seems to have been paid to areas near and south of the Crosstown, where airport noise has become increasingly problematic since the Delta takeover of Northwest. Delta is the world's largest operator of MD80s, which are much more noisy than other (newer) aircraft. How about some input from the entire city in the airport noise discussion?

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Recently completed highway improvements have increased the amount cars that use169. creating longer "rush hour" times with increased noise disturbance. All of which effect the residents in the neighborhood east of the highway.

Neighborhood home values are sustainal enough and deserve the physical appearance fencing would be provide. Also help the sale of homes.

It would reduce the litter that blows over from the highway to the frontage road.

Decrease roadkill.

Provide a safer separationbetween highway and residential areas that are filled with Families with children.

This area is a wonderful neighborhood that sometimes may be forgotten, being that it is located close to city lines.

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Jenny Johnson almost 4 years ago

Dear City Council Members, It seems that everywhere I go, people are up in arms about you. They are irate that you instructed the Grandview planners to create 90% (100%?) private plans for the publicly-owned Grandview space. Then you hide behind the planners as if they are the ones who won't listen to the public. It seems you don't listen to people at all anymore. Since many residents didn't support the "sidewalk issue," you think this gives you a license to pull-out of anything and everything. Yet, even though some folks didn't want sidewalks, there are many other issues we all wish you would wake up and engage in. Republicans, democrats, and everyone in between has had enough of this. We may not want our money to go to Washington, but we don't mind paying for local improvements we will all benefit from. We can't wait to vote in the next election, and say our final farewell.

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Edina needs it's own indoor tennis and pickleball facility. Pickleball= fastest growing sport for seniors. Tennis = sport for all ages; Edina State Champions , record setting champions; give them a facility!!!! The Grandview spot is the perfect location to add a bubble in the bubble!

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