September 2015 – News & Events from Commissioner Linda Higgins

SEPTEMBER 2015 IN THIS ISSUE Top stories Board news Events WORKING AT HENNEPIN COUNTY Hennepin County is a great place to work! Browse open positions or sign up to receive job notification emails from the county. Browse current library openings. CONTACTS Linda Higgins Commissioner, District Two 612-348-7882 www.hennepin.us/higgins Tina Sanz Principal Aide 612-348-5335 Roshonda Royston Administrative Secretary 612-348-3526 ABOUT…

News from the County Attorney’s Office

Plus Natioinal Night Out video & Pierre Collins guilty plea August 27, 2015 CONTACT INFO Michael O. Freeman Hennepin County Attorney 300 S. Sixth St. Minneapolis, MN  55487 612-348-5550 citizeninfo@hennepin.us www.hennepinattorney.org Find us on Facebook IN THIS ISSUE Your child’s future starts now: be@school We ♥ National Night Out Pierre Collins pleads guilty to murdering…

FNA Annual Meeting, Monday, November 2nd, 6:30 p.m., Folwell Park

FNA Annual Meeting: November 2, 6:30 p.m. at Folwell Park (multi-purpose room). Annual report is read and FNA elections held.  If you wish to be on the FNA Board of Directors, you need to complete a “Candidate Information Form” (stop in the office to pick one up or complete it at the office).  Board members…

HMinneapolis Forum: The Hmong in Minneapolis

Council Member Blong Yang News Release Contact: Yer (Ger) Yang, 612-673-2205, yer.yang@minneapolismn.gov Sean Broom, sean.broom@minneapolismn.gov  The HMinneapolis Forum: The Hmong in Minneapolis   Friday, August 21th, 2015 (Minneapolis, MN) –Minneapolis Ward 5 City Council Member Blong Yang will host the HMinneapolis Forum on Thursday, September 3rd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m at the Capri…

City of Minneapolis – Environmental Health eNews

  Food Establishment News Food Establishment News Confusing packaging Beware of packaging that does not meet Green To Go requirements. Products posing as compliant, but that actually are not, are being seen by Health Inspectors. Terms such as degradeable, biodegradable, green alternative, and sustainably sourced are marketing terms. They do not indicate if a product meets Green…

Senior Community Services/HOME -no longer “NIP”

Neighborhood Involvement Program is now Senior Community Services/HOME program (the phone number is 952.746.4046). Senior Community Services is a nonprofit organization with five programs, including HOME, which serves seniors and caregivers in Hennepin County.  The website is: seniorcommunity.org.  Seniors outside of Hennepin County should contact the Senior Linkage Line at 1.800.333.2433 for information about services in their…

Open Streets-Harvest Fest – Minneapolis, 2015 – September 26th

Celebrate your neighborhood by biking, strolling, skating, playing and creating a car-free, fun-filled street! Free Event! Saturday, September 26th, 11 am – 6pm. Along Lowry Avenue North from Emerson Ave to Vincent Ave. Classic Car show on the northwest corner of Penn/Lowry. openstreetsmpls.org

Organics Drop Off Site at Folwell Park – Began August 19th

Organics Drop-off Site Opens at Folwell Park The drop-off opens TODAY Wednesday August 19th, 2015. Stop by the park for an educational meeting at the Park from 6 – 8 p.m. Stay for five minutes or for the entire event. Those residents who are not getting an organics recycling cart until next spring may now…