Session Six: Thurs Nov 9 12:30pm to 1:30pm on Equitable Redevelopment:  Please RSVP

Zoom Link

Focus – Sharing ideas for advancing equity, inclusion, affordability and anti-displacement with city teams Nov 9 AGENDA & SPEAKER

Brooklyn Center Opportunity Site

Brooklyn Center Opportunity Site & Equitable Community Engagement

Ginny McIntosh, City Planner & Zoning Administrator, City of Brooklyn Center

How Brooklyn Center Staff & Partners are

  • Engaging the community to develop priorities,
  • Working with Atlatus to advance the project
  • Combining market rate development with affordable housing & commercial space and Linking in with BRT Transit Lines
  • Zoning Updates and Transit Oriented Development Ordinance

The city of Brooklyn Center was recently awarded $3.5 million in grants for construction projects in the Opportunity Site from the Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account.

A $1.5 million grant was allocated to a small-business incubator project, while another $2 million was allocated to an affordable-housing project. Article

Resources we will share in a follow up session in January 2024

Metro Blue Line Extension (BLRT) collaboration

Community Engagement Framework

Blue Line Coalition Ricardo Perez  Coalition Organizer