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American Indian nonprofit leaders and several City Council members favored the former Roof Depot parking lot, not the vacant lot favored by city staffers.
Minneapolis acquired the former Roof Depot on E. 28th Street for its Public Works Department with $6.8 million in utility fees.
Officials fear for their students if people from camp are moved to neighboring lot.
Minneapolis has a new city program that offers a break on property taxes in exchange for agreeing not to raise rents. Nine landlords have signed up, promising to keep 207 units affordable for 10 years.
Residents have been told they won't be forced out.
The move follows the 2017 restrictions on the sales of menthol tobacco.
The city, anticipating a huge voter turnout during the November election, will fund additional voting centers and judges.
Ahmed Hirsi will replace Aisha Gomez, who won the DFL primary race for Minneapolis House District 62B.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey's push to increase housing access in the city is gaining momentum, with a record $40 million in the next year's proposed budget allocated toward expanding affordable housing.
Jacob Frey said Minneapolis is confronting an affordable housing crisis and putting off investments.