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…

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,…

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…

August 2016 Issue

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…

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 to…

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…