MPRB: Hiawatha Golf Course storm water and ground water assessment update

Hiawatha Golf Course Despite the wet weather conditions, most of the groundwater and surface water measurement equipment has been installed and is functioning at Hiawatha Golf Course. Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) staff is working with its consultants, including Barr Engineering, to review options to expedite the installation of the remaining measurement equipment. The…

MPRB: West River Parkway to reopen by January 1 for winter season

West River Parkway Slope Repair West River Parkway to reopen by January 1 for winter season The continued warm and relatively dry weather has benefited construction progress to repair the mudslide which occurred along West River Parkway on June 19, 2014. Five walls are needed to repair the hillside. Wall three near the hospital and…

News from the County Attorney’s Office: A note from the County Attorney on Jamar Clark’s death and investigation

November 19, 2015 CONTACT INFO Michael O. Freeman Hennepin County Attorney 300 S. Sixth St. Minneapolis, MN  55487 612-348-5550citizeninfo@hennepin.uswww.hennepinattorney.orgFind us on Facebook IN THIS ISSUE A note from the County Attorney about the police shooting of Jamar Clark Freeman joins Mayor & Chief on new initiative to reduce crime Brooklyn Park couple convicted of large…

Hennepin County Fix-It Clinic – December 12, January 9, February 13

Bring in small household appliances, clothing, electronics and more…with free guided assistance, you can disassemble, troubleshoot and fix your item. No pre-registration required. Items must be carry-in–no oversized items. Please bring any tools and supplies that might be helpful. This event is family friendly! Events are held monthly. Check back for additional dates. Saturday, December…

Annual Meeting: Board Elections

The FNA Annual Meeting was held at Folwell Park on November 2. FNA Board Elections: David Brown-Chair, Jerry Sannan-Vice Chair, Nancy Vick Holt-Treasurer, two At Large positions: Caldoun Abuhakel, Akisha Everett. There are four At Large positions that remain open which can be filled by Board Action using applications from interested volunteers.

November 28th – Shop Small Holiday Market -11am – 3pm

Shop Small Holiday Market. Shop more than 40 Minnesota (and one Wisconsin) small businesses featuring locally made artisan and organic foods, custom art and prints, health and beauty products, natural cleaning items and gift baskets. Free child care for shoppers. Yoga class at 1:30pm. Free parking. For a list of participating businesses, visit midwestpantry.com. St. Anthony Community Center 3301 Silver Lake…

Federal Housing Policy Forum – December 11th

Save the date!   Join Minnesota Housing Partnership and housing policy leaders for a discussion about ways to bring more resources to affordable housing. Friday, Dec. 11, 2015 | 10 a.m. Plymouth Congregational Church 1900 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis RSVP by December 1 More information on discussion topics to come!   PANELISTS Keith Ellison Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District Representative Mary Tingerthal…

FNA Board Meeting – Monday, December 7

Please join us for the Folwell Neighborhood Association Board of Directors Meeting to be held on Monday, December 7, 6:30pm at the FNA Office, 1206 37th Avenue North, Minneapolis 55412

EXTENSION: 2015 MLK Essay Contest

Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights has extended the deadline for the MLK Essay Contest to December 11, 2015. Information: Christian Taylor, Intake Officer and Commission  Liaison City of Minneapolis – Department of Civil Rights, 350 South 5th Street, Room 239, Minneapolis 55415 Office:612.673.2091; www.minneapolismn.gov/civilrights.  Email: christian.taylor@minneapolismn.gov  

City of Minneapolis

Upcoming Events in Ward 5 REMINDER for Save-the-date: A Northside Public Safety Forum Minneapolis City Council Members Blong Yang and Barbara Johnson will host a Northside Public Safety Forum to have open discussions with the community on public safety, how to fight crime, and find solutions in North Minneapolis.  Come share your views and express concerns…