News from the County Attorney’ s Office – Dec 18, 2015

December 18, 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 Additional charges to be filed in shooting of protesters at MPD 4th precinct Cleaning up blighted properties in pilot project OUR MISSION We serve justice and public…

Minneapolis Public Schools -MPS News: Minneapolis Public Schools and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers settle teacher contract

Minneapolis Public Schools and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers settle teacher contract MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) and Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) settled the 2015 teacher contract last night. After seven months of negotiations, MPS and MFT reached a deal that is good for students and teachers while keeping the district on…

Organics Recycling Update for Folwell Neighborhood

SOCIAL MEDIA POST IDEAS: Did you know that wrapping paper with glitter, foil, reflective areas or velvet cannot be recycled or composted?  These types of gift wrap are often coated with foil or plastic which makes them impossible to recycle or compost and should be placed in the garbage. When purchasing wrapping paper, look for wrapping paper…

MPRB: Concept design of new Matthews Park wading pool approved

Matthews Park Concept design of new Matthews Park wading pool approved Reconstruction of the 45-year-old wading pool begins next August On Dec. 15, 2016, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) of Commissioners approved the concept design of a new wading pool at Matthews Park. The new 30-by-50-foot pool features zero-depth entry to comply with…

City of Minneapolis: Vacant Housing Recycling Program

Strengthening neighborhoods, one property at a time. December 2015 The purpose statement of the Residential and Real Estate Development (RRED) work unit is to create healthy, mixed income housing markets in the City of Minneapolis by developing opportunities for homeownership and responsibly managing land banked property. RRED is part of the City of Minneapolis Community Planning…

MPRB: West River Parkway will remain closed until fall 2016

West River Parkway Slope Repair West River Parkway will remain closed until fall 2016 West River Parkway will not temporarily open this winter After re-evaluation, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) has decided to keep West River Parkway closed between Fourth Street and the Franklin Avenue Bridge through early fall 2016. This determination is…

Minneapolis Board of Education seeking full information before finalizing Superintendent contract

MEDIA CONTACT:                Dirk Tedmon Media Relations Specialist 612.668.0227 Dirk.Tedmon@mpls.k12.mn.us Minneapolis Board of Education seeking full information before finalizing Superintendent contract MINNEAPOLIS – Due diligence by the Minneapolis Board of Education in its Superintendent hiring process will continue with a site visit to Massachusetts on Friday, Dec. 18, and…

Workhouse Theatre Company

2008 recipient of the IVEY award for Overall Excellence in Theater for ‘Night Mother   November 2015 Updates Free Public Reading on Monday   You are cordially invited to join us for our Public Readings Series which occurs on the second Monday of each monththrough June 2016 at The Capri Theater in North Minneapolis. We’re…