January Hawthorne Huddle


Below you will find the agenda for the January 7, 2021 Hawthorne Huddle. We hope you can attend!

The meeting will be conducted on Zoom.  You must register in advance for this meeting by clicking this link –


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Announcements Procedure: If you’d like to make a brief, 1 minute, announcement at the Hawthorne Huddle about your organization’s upcoming event, please email ann.degroot@minneapolismn.gov by noon on Wednesday January 6.

Materials Sharing

If you have any materials you would like to share, please send them to ann.degroot@minneapolismn.gov for electronic distribution after the Huddle.  You may also put a link to materials in the chat bar.


Friends of the Hawthorne Huddle,

On January 7 we will honor the work and contributions of retiring police officials – Assistant Chief Mike Kjos and Inspector Kelvin Pulphus

We will also hear about the progress of the Upper Harbor Terminal Project.

Again, we are happy to welcome Mr. Al McFarlane from McFarlane Media to facilitate the conversation.  Later in the day, he will make it available on his Facebook page.

The Hawthorne Huddle will be held from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. on Zoom.  Please see instructions about registering above.

WELCOME: Diana Hawkins of Hawthorne Neighborhood Council & Ann DeGroot of Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board.

INTRODUCTIONS: Diana will introduce Mr. McFarlane.  Please put your name and affiliation in the chat bar so others can network with you after the meeting.

COVID UPDATE:  Luisa Pessoa-Brandão, MSl,  Manager, Epidemiology, Research, & Evaluation, City of Minneapolis – Health

SAFETY REPORT: Bill Magnuson and other MPD 4th Precinct Representatives

Honoring the work and contributions of Assistant Chief Kjos and Inspector Pulphus – Diana Hawkins and others


A project update on the Upper Harbor Terminal and the Draft Coordinated Plan – a plan to facilitate development and community benefits on a 48-acre City-owned site along the Mississippi River – Hilary Holmes, Community Planning and Economic Development, City of Minneapolis

HAWTHORNE NEIGHBORHOOD REPORT: Diana Hawkins, Hawthorne Neighborhood Council.

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