WPCiA was allocated $2.8 million from the city of Minneapolis for Phase I of the internationally acclaimed participatory democracy program known as Neighborhood Revitalization Program. Over the past several years, Windom Park residents and businesses have worked together with other collaborative partners on our Neighborhood Action Plan. This plan outlines how residents and business assessed neighborhood needs and how the NRP funds should be allocated. Projects ranged from home fix-up funds, business facade grants, commercial loans, homebuyer incentives, Central Avenue enhancements, park improvements, school technology projects, environmental initiatives, crime and safety projects, tree plantings, neighborhood gateways, communication, and community outreach. We are now beginning to implement Phase II, in which WPCiA’s allocation has been set at just over $561,000. Seventy percent of this allocation must by law be spent on housing-related activities. However, recent actions by the City Council are impacting this funding, and as of this date, our new allocation is approximately $371,000.

Copies of the WPCiA Neighborhood Action Plans for Phase I and Phase II are available for pick-up at the office. If you are interested in helping us implement our Phase II allocation, please contact the WPCiA office at . We are currently seeking “Champions” to help implement Phase II Action Plan strategies, including those on transportation, housing, safety and parks.

The NRP Web site,, also has additional information on this program and its history.

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Current Officials
Minneapolis City Council, First Ward Representative Kevin Reich
Phone (612) 673-2201

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Crime and Safety Information

Windom Park is located in the 2nd Precinct
The 2nd Precinct’s service area is Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis. The 2nd Precinct is headquarters for the Patrol Unit, Precinct Investigations Unit, the Community Response Team, and Community Crime Prevention Specialists Teams. Todd Loining is the 2nd Precinct’s Inspector.

Abdirashid Ali, Crime Prevention Specialist (North of Broadway Sector)
(612) 673-2874

General email:
Web Address:

1911 Central Avenue N.E., Minneapolis, MN 55418
Phone: (612) 673-5702
Fax: (612) 370-3885
TTY: (612) 673-2157

The Second Precinct Advisory Council (2PAC) meets the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. the Monroe Village community room, 1900 Central Ave. NE. All are welcome to attend. These meetings bring together residents, businesses and police department officials to discuss crime issues and trends in our area of Minneapolis. A new Court Watch program for our community is now being launched; for details, attend a 2PAC meeting or contact our Crime Prevention Specialist (above).

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WPCIA is a neighborhood-based nonprofit 501(c)3 organization with tax-exempt status. It is the city-designated citizen participation organization for this geographic area of Minneapolis, as well as the NRP (Neighborhood Revitalization Program) contracting organization for the Windom Park Neighborhood.