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…

Minneapolis – Adopt-a-Drain Program

  Minneapolis aims to keep waterways clean with adopt-a-drain program When it rains, storm-water carries grass clippings, leaves, fertilizers, and animal waste and other toxic items directly into nearby lakes, creeks and rivers. The City of Minneapolis recently launched a new adopt-a-drain program for residents to commit to keeping storm drains clear of debris. Commit…

4th WARD REPORT – MAY 2016, Council President Barbara Johnson

May, 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 Aide jennifer.white@minneapolismn.gov Dawn Snow, Associate dawn.snow@minneapolismn.gov Neighborhoods Cleveland Folwell Jordan Lind-Bohanon McKinley Shingle Creek Victory Webber-Camden Willard Hay City Approves Historic Funding Plan for Streets and Neighborhood Parks Mayor Hodges…

MPRB – Earth Day Clean Up Results

The Minneapolis Earth Day event on Saturday, April 23 helps with the greening efforts of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and creates a more beautiful environment throughout Minneapolis Parks. Thank you to Cargill for sponsoring the event and to all of our volunteers for coming out and making this event a huge success. We…

Jr Iron Chef competition – May 2nd, 2016

Second annual Minneapolis Public Schools Junior Iron Chef competition                These kids can stand the heat MINNEAPOLIS – So they’re heading into the kitchen.   In the second annual Minneapolis Public Schools Junior Iron Chef competition, 12 middle school students will be paired with six of Minneapolis’ hottest chefs as…

Emergency Road Closure for West River Parkway 4.27.2016

West River Parkway closed between Portland Ave and 4th Ave N A sinkhole that formed next to the bicycle path adjacent to West River Parkway near Mill Ruins Park has caused the closing of West River Parkway between Portland Avenue and 4th Avenue N. Detours for the area will be posted. The bike trail has been closed with bike…