Operations and Innovation

We provide support for internal and external department services.

What we do

We coordinate inter-departmental services, including:

  • Budget and finances
  • Information-technology services
  • Policy and research
  • Homelessness response
  • Communications and marketing
  • Employee engagement
  • Oversight and management of data analytics
people talking in front of the computer working out solutions

Our subdivisions

Administration, Policy, and Finance

We make sure there are efficient resources planned and available for CPED to deliver services and programs to residents and businesses.


Communication and Marketing

We help to communicate the work and services of the department through various channels. These channels include:

  • Newsletters
  • Social media
  • Cultural media outlets and more


Special Projects and Support Services

We plan and respond to the department’s technology and special project needs.

Contact us

Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)


Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415