The Macalester-Groveland Community Council fosters citizen participation
in government and community decisions that make our neighborhood
a great place to live, work, learn and play.


Give Feedback at a Neighborhood Forum

This July, we invite Macalester-Groveland residents to participate in topical forums around neighborhood interests and issues and to share feedback on our Community Plan. The three forums will focus on the environment and beautification, housing and land use, and transportation in the Macalester-Groveland neighborhood.

Join us to share your vision for the neighborhod's future in a community discussion.

Join the MGCC Board of Directors!

The Macalester-Groveland Community Council is seeking Representatives for Grid 1, one At-Large Residential seat and one At-Large Business seat on the Community Council Board of Directors. 

Native Garden Awards

Thank you to everyone who submitted a 2014 Native Garden Award nomination! Unlike the Alley Garden Awards program, the Native Garden Awards rely exclusively on your nominations to recognize well-maintained native gardens.

Awards will be determined by the end of August. Keep an eye out for updates on awards given as well as the tour map of Macalester-Groveland's award-winning native gardens!

Mac-Grove Fest

Mark your calendar for the first ever Mac-Grove Fest on Saturday, September 6, 2014!  
This year, the Macalester-Groveland Community Council will be hosting a fun, end of summer neighborhood celebration. Mac -Grove Fest will combine the festivities of Groveland Night Out and last year's Flavors of Macalester-Groveland. We'll be sharing more information on Mac-Grove Fest later this summer. This great community event will feature an outdoor movie, music, food, and fun for the whole family at the Groveland Recreation Center. Watch the website and E-Illuminator for more details! 

The Great Macalester-Groveland Garage Sale

Save the date for the Great Macalester-Groveland Garage Sale on Saturday, September 20, 2014! Registration forms will be available here on Monday August 4th, and maps of participating sales will be available on our website one week before the sale. 

St. Paul Healthy Transportation for All

Empowering community leaders to create a healthy and equitable transportation system in St. Paul.

Save the Date!

Convening on Saturday, October 25, 2014
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Carpenter’s Hall Union
710 Olive St, St Paul


Randolph Ave Resurfacing/Reconstruction Information

Please read below for more information about the proposed plans to resurface or repave Randolph Ave between Brimhall and 35E. Information provided by Ramsey County.
The Current State of Randolph Avenue
Randolph Avenue (between Brimhall and Interstate 35E), has serious structural defects which contribute to a short service life for a resurfacing project. Businesses and residents have shared their concerns about the about the condition of Randolph Avenue for more than ten years.

Macalester-Groveland Community Council Announces New Executive Director

Liz Boyer will become the new executive director of the Macalester-Groveland Community Council (MGCC) on May 20th. Boyer brings to the council a strong background in nonprofit work, land use issues and community outreach. According to MGCC President Bob Shoemake, “This community council is on a strong upward trajectory. In the process of completing our once-a-decade revision of our community plan, we have already engaged more than ten percent of our neighborhood, including students, renters, business owners, faith communities, landlords and homeowners.

Join the Organics Recycling Drop-off Site

As of June 1st, the Macalester-Groveland Organics Recycling Drop-off Site is now a completely free service to anyone who lives or works in Saint Paul, thanks to support from the City of Saint Paul.  Although there will not be a fee for using the Drop-off Site during the next operating year (June 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015), all members (both new and renewing) must complete a new registration form.


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