Positions

Breaking the Cycle of Violence

LWVE supports programs to prevent violence and serve the victims of family violence. These programs should include: Educational programs that emphasize self-esteem, healthy sexuality, problem solving, positive expression of emotions,…

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Community Center

LWVE supports maintaining a Community Center in Edina which: Responds to the diverse interests and changing needs of all age groups. Includes broad citizen involvement in its governance. Employs a…

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Education

Updated May 2019, June 2020 LWVE supports continuing a system of excellence in Edina’s public schools, pre-K through grade 12 and community education for all ages, which is characterized by:…

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Fiscal Priorities for the City

LWVE advocates a balanced, adequate and equitably funded city budget which emanates from: Long range financial planning. Financial information provided to all citizens. Meaningful citizen participation in setting priorities.

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Land Use / Environmental Quality

Adopted 1971; Updated 1973, 1992, 2020 LWVE advocates land use policies for the city which: Require consideration of environmental impact. Protect open lands and water resources in the City of…

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Renewable Energy

Adopted May 2005; Updated May 2019, Survey and Report 2020 LWVE supports the use of renewable energy and energy conservation to improve environmental and public health, energy independence and security…

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Senior Citizens

Updated May 2012, Updated June 2020 LWVE supports policies that are responsive to the senior citizen population in Edina, including: A Senior Center with the following attributes: ample on-site parking;…

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City of Edina Advisory Boards and Commissions

Adopted May 2006; Updated May 2018, Survey and Report done 2020 LWVE supports: Codified, uniform term limits for all appointed advisory boards and commissions; Appointments to advisory boards and commissions…

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Use of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs

Adopted 1997, Updated 2014 and 2020 LWVE supports the following as it relates to Alcohol, Tobacco, Other Drugs (ATOD), Vaping devices and E-cigarette use: Educational programs that support improved chemical…

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Transportation

Adopted 2013, Updated 2020 LWVE supports: A transit system in Edina A system of bikeways and walkways Regulation of development to facilitate efficient use of transportation systems Adequate transportation for…

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Recycling

Adopted 1984; Updated April 2011, May 2018 LWVE supports a local recycling and composting program based on the four Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, React, which includes: Active assistance for recycling…

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Public Facilities

LWVE supports public facilities in Edina which: Balance public interests and needs with fiscal responsibility. Respond to the diverse and changing needs of Edina. Allow for citizen involvement in their…

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