January 2016 News and Events from Commissioner Linda Higgins

JANUARY 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 Roshonda Royston Administrative Secretary 612-348-3526 You…

Minneapolis RiverCurrent – December 29, 2015

*****Events and Activities***** New Year’s Eve Soiree at the Guthrie Thursday, December 31, 8 pm – 12 midnight Guthrie Theater, 818 Second Street South Ring in the New Year with a live DJ, Guthrie artists and Artistic Director Joseph Haj at the Guthrie’s New Year’s Eve Soiree! Take in the hottest views of Minneapolis from…

Real Estate Advisor: January – Hazardous Waste Information

sgruver.m.remax-northcentral.com Common Household Hazardous Waste and What to do With ThemWe want to believe our homes are as safe as they can be, and for the most part they are. But there are items we use every day that are in fact hazardous. Knowing what products are hazardous, and the proper ways of disposing household…

Capri January Calendar/Freedom of Xpression; “Fresh Dressed”

Calendar Items for January 2016 #1:  Freedom of Xpression @ the Capri with Host, Desdamona Featured Guest: PaviElle French Bring your art to the Capri’s stage.  Poets, mc’s, dancers, theater artists – all ages, all genres welcome! Monday, January 4 (and continuing on the first Monday of every month) 6 – 8 p.m.  Doors open…

News from PRG: Excellent New Board Members…Many Houses Underway

Check out the progress bar to see how close we are to our year-end goal. Quote of the Quarter: “Girard Ave. has been through a lot; this house brings hope.” (from a neighbor of a house PRG is rehabbing) Autumn Fun In October, PRG worked with the Jordan Area Community Council and the Northside Home…

CURA: Artist Neighborhood Partnership Initiative Small Grant Program Request for Proposal

I applications now! CURA: Center for Urban and Regional Affairs Artist Neighborhood Partnership Initiative Small Grant Program Request for Proposals CURA’s Artist Neighborhood Partnership Initiative (ANPI) provides small grants to artists working in communities of color and/or low-income communities in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding suburbs. ANPI grants recognize the valuable role that the…

Northwest Environmental Training Center: Environmental Projects and the Role of Data Quality

PRINCIPLES OF QUALITY ASSURANCE AND QUALITY CONTROL IN ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD PROGRAMS Improving Environmental Data Usability through Systematic Project Planning and Data Analysis Attendees will come away from this valuable two-day course with tools for deciding how to assess environmental laboratory data, how to maximize data defensibility, and when an independent data validator is needed. The…

Organics Recycling Update for Webber-Camden 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…

News from the County Attorney’s Office

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…