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George Linkert
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Walking to school
My friends at Strong Towns asked me to write a piece about having my children walk to school. You can find the piece here... http://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2015/9/21/my-childrens-independence

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Time to vote
Dear Readers, I appreciate everyone's interest in making Mound a better place. The best news ahead of us is that it really doesn't matter if George Linkert wins a spot on the Mound city council or not. The issues discussed here will not be fixed by one guy ...

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What if you don't have a car?
Improving connectivity is a top priority in Mound. We have engineered and designed our lives so that getting to the store, a friends house, work or school, is best and most easily done by automobile. If you attempt to go anywhere in Mound on it's streets vi...

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Allowing on street parking at Surfside and the next "Meet George"
Everyone loves Surfside Park and Beach. It's on a great location on Lake Minnetonka, relatively close to downtown Mound. It's got great features like the swimming beach, boat docks, volleyball court, playground, picnic tables, grills, the depot for indoor e...

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Enjoying beautiful Swenson Park and future "Meet George" events
The kids and I had fun at Swenson Park last Saturday morning, getting a great sense of the neighborhoods and some of the best places Mound has to offer. Here are some pictures of our walk to the park. Our walk to the park started on Emerald Dr, a nice, walk...

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Thank you
I have been enlightened and enriched over the years having great conversations with you here online, and in the streets about our city. I am constantly humbled when people recognize the value of the arguments we've made at a Place in Mound. The fact is that...

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George Linkert speaks to the Mound Council
I was very fortunate in November 2012 to have the Mound city manager invite me to come speak about some of the topics written about here to the city council. I spent a lot of time preparing material to talk mostly about the fast streets of Mound, and the la...

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A place to drive to, not through.
We want Mound to be a place to drive to, not drive through. ~ George Linkert George Linkert for places. George Linkert for Mound City Council. Please read more about ways we can make Mound a better place at www.aplaceinmound.com Please share this with your ...
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