Public Hearings

Public hearings are one way the City collects feedback on specific decisions.  Public hearings are usually conducted by the City Council or Planning Commission. The goal of a public hearing is to make sure all perspectives have been surfaced and considered. 

How do I submit a comment for a public hearing?

There are four ways for you to submit comments for a public hearing. Regardless of the methods used, you will be asked to provide your name, address, and comment. You only need to participate using one method. All comments are valued and considered regardless of the way they are submitted.  

1) Phone in to the live meeting to provide live testimony 

You can call into the meeting using the phone number and unique meeting ID located on the top of each meeting agenda. At the meeting, the Mayor will ask for public testimony after City staff and / or project applicants have made their presentations.

2) Complete an online public hearing comment form 

The Public Hearing Comment Form and additional information on the project can be located on this site. See links below to take you to the desired public hearing.

3) Leave a voicemail at 952-826-0377 

                You can leave a voicemail with your name, address and comment.

               4) Attend the meeting to provide testimony, City Hall Council Chambers, 4801 W. 50th St 

If you have any difficulties with participating, contact Community Engagement Coordinator, MJ Lamon at or 952-826-0360.

Where can I view Public Hearing Comments submitted?

Phone-in testimony will be live streamed on Edina TV and Facebook during the public hearing, recorded and posted on the City Website to be viewed.

Comments received are published in the City Council (or Planning Commission) meeting agenda and packet for the public meetings where the live public hearing and related decision occurs. Meeting “packets” are documents prepared by staff to provide the City Council or Commission with information they need for specific agenda items. These documents are available in print, published on the City's website and maintained in a permanent electronic record.

Where can I find the decision?

Each Public Hearing has a schedule City Council meeting date where Council will make a decision. You can watch the meeting here.

CITY COUNCIL: Current Public Hearing Item(s)Planning Commission
Public Hearing Date
City Council
 Public Hearing Date
Public Input Closes at NoonFinal Decision
Meeting Date
Interlachen Country Club- Conditional Use Permit
Wednesday, June 15Tuesday, June 21Monday, July 11Tuesday, July 19
Right of Way Vacation - 5621 WycliffeN/ATuesday, June 21N/AN/A
Countryside Elementary CUP - 5701 Benton Ave.Wednesday, June 29Tuesday, July 19Monday, July 25Wednesday, August 3
Concord Elementary CUP - 5900 Concord Ave.Wednesday, June 29
Tuesday, July 19
Monday, July 25
Wednesday, August 3
4404 Valley View Road Site PlanWednesday, July 27Tuesday, August 16Monday, August 29Wednesday, September 7
The Fred II- 4660 77th Street RezoningWednesday, July 27
Tuesday, August 16Monday, August 29Wednesday, September 7
4353 Oakdale Ave-rear yard setback varianceWednesday, July 13N/AThursday, July 7Wednesday, July 13

Archived Public Hearings: