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.


2017 Revisions to the MGCC Bylaws

The MGCC Board of Directors are proud to introduce the 2017 revisions to the council's bylaws. Learn more about the changes below, and then join us at the Annual Meeting & Neighborhood Gathering on March 9 at the Smail Gallery, Macalester College.

See the newly proposed bylaws below:

Annual Meeting and Neighborhood Gathering

Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Smail Gallery, Olin-Rice Science Center, Macalester College map

You’re invited – join us for our annual neighborhood gathering!  City Council President Russ Stark and Ward 3 Councilmember Chris Tolbert will be joining us for the evening. 

Learn about our new Mac-Grove Mini Grants program, 2017 sustainable stormwater workshops, upcoming garden award programs, MacGrove Moves program, food waste prevention library and more - all while enjoying delicious desserts!  Neighbor Reps (our block club leaders) can pick-up resources for their block. 

What do the green bands on trees mean?

Info on the City's Emerald Ash Borer awareness program

The green flagging on ash trees is an outreach effort to create awareness of the large number of ash trees throughout the City. All of these trees are threatened by EAB. The ribbons do not indicate that the tree is scheduled for removal, but since it is susceptible to EAB, it will eventually be need to be removed. 

Save the Date & Call for Workshop Proposals for the 1st Transition US National Gathering!

Mark your calendars for the first-ever Transition US National Gathering, “Growing a Movement for Resilient Communities: Broadening, Deepening, and Scaling Up,” to be held July 27-31 at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Share your skills and knowledge to help build a stronger and more resilient movement! Seeking skilled presenters who can offer participatory workshops in the following areas:


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