Town Talks

Residents are encouraged to learn and participate in discussions about important topics included in the City of Edina’s 2020-2021 Budget Work Plan at upcoming “Town Talks.”

The City has four primary budget goals:

  • Strong Foundation – Maintain physical assets and infrastructure
  • Reliable Service – Maintain service levels that best meet the needs of the community
  • Livable City – Plan for connected and sustainable development
  • Better Together – Foster an inclusive and engaged community

Town Talks are scheduled for 7 to 8 p.m. Staff will start each Town Talk with a formal presentation. An open forum will follow to allow residents and staff the opportunity to discuss the topic of the night together and ask questions. All Town Talks will be held in the Council Chambers of Edina City Hall, 4801.

Residents are encouraged to learn and participate in discussions about important topics included in the City of Edina’s 2020-2021 Budget Work Plan at upcoming “Town Talks.”

The City has four primary budget goals:

  • Strong Foundation – Maintain physical assets and infrastructure
  • Reliable Service – Maintain service levels that best meet the needs of the community
  • Livable City – Plan for connected and sustainable development
  • Better Together – Foster an inclusive and engaged community

Town Talks are scheduled for 7 to 8 p.m. Staff will start each Town Talk with a formal presentation. An open forum will follow to allow residents and staff the opportunity to discuss the topic of the night together and ask questions. All Town Talks will be held in the Council Chambers of Edina City Hall, 4801.

  • Town Talks: Public Safety

    about 1 month ago

    The City of Edina held their first of four Town Talks. If you missed it you can check out the video!


    The City of Edina held their first of four Town Talks. If you missed it you can check out the video!


  • 'Town Talks' to Kick Off with Discussion on Public Safety

    about 2 months ago

    Edina Police Chief Dave Nelson and Fire Chief Tom Schmitz will kick off the first of four “Town Talks” with a discussion about public safety from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St.

    The discussion will touch on trends in public safety, staying up-to-date with equipment and how safety remains a top priority in Edina. The Town Talks will start with a formal presentation. An open forum will follow to allow residents and staff the opportunity to discuss the topic of the night and ask questions.

    The discussion will be held in the Council Chambers of Edina City Hall. Materials for the Town Talks will be available the week following the presentation on this project page, where additional questions and comments may be sent to staff for a response.

    Upcoming Town Talks include: Changing Demographics, May 20 Housing, July 15 Traffic, Sept. 16 Town Talks will be videotaped for broadcast on Edina TV and webstreamed.

    For more information, contact the Communications Department, 952-826-0359.

    Edina Police Chief Dave Nelson and Fire Chief Tom Schmitz will kick off the first of four “Town Talks” with a discussion about public safety from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St.

    The discussion will touch on trends in public safety, staying up-to-date with equipment and how safety remains a top priority in Edina. The Town Talks will start with a formal presentation. An open forum will follow to allow residents and staff the opportunity to discuss the topic of the night and ask questions.

    The discussion will be held in the Council Chambers of Edina City Hall. Materials for the Town Talks will be available the week following the presentation on this project page, where additional questions and comments may be sent to staff for a response.

    Upcoming Town Talks include: Changing Demographics, May 20 Housing, July 15 Traffic, Sept. 16 Town Talks will be videotaped for broadcast on Edina TV and webstreamed.

    For more information, contact the Communications Department, 952-826-0359.

  • Coming Soon

    about 2 months ago

    Over the course of 2020, the City will host the following Town Talks related to various goal-related strategies:

    • Public Safety, Tuesday, Feb. 18
    • Changing Demographics, May 20
    • Housing, July 15
    • Traffic, Sept. 16

    Town Talks are scheduled for 7 to 8 p.m. Staff will start each Town Talk with a formal presentation. An open forum will follow to allow residents and staff the opportunity to discuss the topic of the night together and ask questions. All Town Talks will be held in the Council Chambers of Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St.

    Materials for each Town Talk will be available the week following on BetterTogetherEdina.org, where additional questions and comments may be sent to staff for a response.

    For more information, contact the Communications Department, 952-826-0359.

    Over the course of 2020, the City will host the following Town Talks related to various goal-related strategies:

    • Public Safety, Tuesday, Feb. 18
    • Changing Demographics, May 20
    • Housing, July 15
    • Traffic, Sept. 16

    Town Talks are scheduled for 7 to 8 p.m. Staff will start each Town Talk with a formal presentation. An open forum will follow to allow residents and staff the opportunity to discuss the topic of the night together and ask questions. All Town Talks will be held in the Council Chambers of Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St.

    Materials for each Town Talk will be available the week following on BetterTogetherEdina.org, where additional questions and comments may be sent to staff for a response.

    For more information, contact the Communications Department, 952-826-0359.