Help create a long-term plan for North Minneapolis neighborhood parks! 

 Passionate about North Minneapolis parks? Apply to the North Service Area Master Plan CAC by March 21! A new project called the North Service Area Master Plan will create a long-term plan for all outdoor improvements and management at North Minneapolis neighborhood parks.    The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is seeking applications from the…

STREET SWEEPING BEGINS TUESDAY OCTOBER 18TH

Fall Street Sweeping Begins Tuesday, October 18 This week, Public Works is beginning the big task of curb-to-curb street sweeping and leaf collection on streets throughout the city. During the four weeks of the comprehensive fall street sweep, crews will clean up about 1,100 miles of city streets. To find out when the sweepers are coming down…

MPRB and U of M Introduce “The Citizen Pruner Program”

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s Forestry Division is joining with the University of Minnesota’s Department of Forest Resources to institute a program – the Citizen Pruner – that engages you, the residents of Minneapolis as tree care-givers. More accurately, you are the heart-and-soul of the program. The Citizen Pruner program is a modest-input yet high-impact…

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Career Hiring Event

MEDIA CONTACT:                   Jamie Olson Human Resources Consultant 612.668.0546 Jamie.Olson@mpls.k12.mn.us We’re hiring! (No chalkboard experience required.) MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is looking to hire passionate, committed individuals into a variety of roles for the 2016-17 school year. If you are interested in leaving a long-term impact on Minneapolis kids, families and communities, join…

KAYAKING ON THE MISSISSIPPI – NEW PADDLE SHARE RENTAL STATIONS ON THE RIVERFRONT!

August 4, 2016   New paddle share stations bring kayak rental to the Minneapolis Riverfront! Pilot program will allow park users to rent kayaks and explore a beautiful stretch of the Mississippi River running between North and Northeast Minneapolis   New agreements between the National Park Service’s (NPS) non-profit charitable partner Mississippi Park Connection (MPC),…

Hammocks Welcome in Minneapolis Parks

Hammocks welcome in Minneapolis parks Posted on August 1, 2016  If you’ve visited Minneapolis parks in the past year or two and noticed hammocks hanging from trees, you may have wondered, “Can we do that?” The answer is YES, with limitations and a few guidelines: Hammocks may only be used during regular park hours Hammocks…

Hennepin County Commissioner Report August 2016

AUGUST 2016 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 2 612-348-7882 www.hennepin.us/higgins Tina Sanz Principal Aide 612-348-5335 You can also send comments via…

4th Ward Report August 2016

4th Ward Report – Council President Barbara Johnson  August, 2016. Contact Information Council President Barbara Johnson 350 S. 5th St City Hall, Room 307 Minneapolis, MN 55415 612-673-2204 barbara.johnson@minneapolismn.gov Jennifer White, Senior Policy Aidejennifer.white@minneapolismn.gov Dawn Lange, Associatedawn.lange@minneapolismn.gov McKinley Community Has A Coffee Date A neighborhood nonprofit looking to build new capacity, is now leasing space to Serendripity…

FIREWORKS – WHAT’S LEGAL – WHAT’S NOT

Fireworks!!  What Is Legal, What Is Not An Important Message from the Minneapolis Police Department   Certain types of fireworks became legal in Minnesota in April 2002. With warmer weather and an increase of complaints about fireworks, the Minneapolis Police Department wants you to know these important facts   What’s legal?     Minnesota law permits the…