Household hazardous waste drop-off events throughout Hennepin County (May 29, 2014)
Hennepin County and its partner cities will hold community collection events this spring for residents to safely dispose of unwanted household hazardous waste.
Hennepin County seeks public comments on Flying Cloud Drive (May 27, 2014)
Hennepin County is seeking public comments on an environmental assessment worksheet for the Flying Cloud Drive (County Road 61) reconstruction project in Eden Prairie and Chanhassen.
Marion Green takes oath of office; will represent 3rd District on county board (May 21, 2014)
Newly elected to the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners, Marion Greene was sworn in during a private ceremony at the Government Center in Minneapolis on Wednesday afternoon. Fourth District Judge Elizabeth Cutter administered the oath of office before a small gathering of friends and co-workers.
Compost bins for sale (May 21, 2014)
Backyard composting is a great way to turn food and yard waste into a nutrient-rich resource, and Hennepin County is selling compost bins to help you get started.
County board actions (May 20, 2014)
Public hearing for amendment to the Shingle Creek Watershed Management Plan, Affordable housing and public service grants proposed, Strategic land acquisition, Board approves affordable housing projects, and 2014 Transit Oriented Development program
Hennepin County, partners and community celebrate opening of Target Field Station (May 17, 2014)
Hennepin County, its many partners, and the community celebrated the grand opening of Target Field Station. Connecting people and places, the new multi-modal transportation hub offers public green spaces, connections to the Metro Blue and Green lines and to Northstar Commuter Rail, and access to the North Loop community.
Hennepin County vehicle auction on May 31 (May 15, 2014)
More than one hundred vehicles will be auctioned off from Hennepin County and local municipalities on Saturday, May 31 at 9:30 a.m. The auction is open to the public.
Special election for 3rd commissioner district (May 8, 2014)
The special election for Hennepin County’s 3rd commissioner district is Tuesday, May 13. This district serves southwest Minneapolis and St. Louis Park.
Dispose of household hazardous waste at events in Minnetonka and St. Louis Park (May 8, 2014)
Hennepin County and its partner cities will hold community collection events this spring for Minnetonka and St. Louis Park residents to safely dispose of unwanted garden and household hazardous waste.
County board actions (May 6, 2014)
Scholarships for early childhood education, Public Hearing for Bassett Creek Watershed Management Plan, Grant funding for Workforce Investment Act, School recycling grants awarded, Workforce Leadership Council, Planning for Southeast Library
Celebrating foster families during National Foster Care Awareness Month (May 5, 2014)
To mark National Foster Care Awareness Month, Hennepin County recognizes and thanks the 350 families who have opened their homes and hearts to children who need them.
Absentee voting for 3rd commissioner district special election (May 1, 2014)
The special election for Hennepin County’s 3rd commissioner district is Tuesday, May 13. If you can’t make it to the polls to vote, you can absentee vote between Monday, May 5 and Monday, May 12 at 5 p.m.
Get moving, get healthier and be green with Step to It (May 1, 2014)
This year, participants are encouraged to “Take Green Strides,” measures that save energy and natural resources, and get you moving too!