Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

City of Wayzata Contemplates Using Twitter

The Wayzata City Council discussed utilizing Twitter to help communicate with residents last evening.

City Manager Al Orsen distributed copies of an article at the behest of Mayor Willcox. "Other communities are tapping into using Twitter as a communication tool..." Orsen describe possible uses such as notification for clean-ups, road closures, etc. Edina, Falcon Heights, and Minnetonka are currently using Twitter.

Councilman Andrew Mullin said, "I think we should get after it!" Mayor Willcox indicated his approval as well.

Stay tuned to, your "City of Wayzata wants to be on Twitter" leader. In fact you can find this story on Twitter via's account:


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