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Final budget and levy set to be approved Dec. 16 By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners recently voted to approve its maximum 2015 property tax levy and budget, precursors to a final adoption set for mid-December. During the board’s meeting Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Hennepin County Government Center […]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   This winter’s been anything but typical. Between 50 days of sub-zero temps and above average snowfall, Minnesotans experienced one of the harshest winters since the late 70s. The cold and snow led to school cancellations, freezing water lines, extra plowing, sweeping and salting of the roads but it […]

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by Sue webber Contributing writer   Nearly 11 months after breaking ground, work on the new $33.7 million Hennepin County 911 Emergency Communications Facility is progressing on schedule, according to Sheriff Rich Stanek. “It’s on time, it’s on schedule, it’s on track, it’s on budget,” Stanek said. The structure, located adjacent to the Adult Corrections […]

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Interested in how a development project may impact a wetland, prairie or floodplain? Wondering if there are important natural resources on your property?  Landowners and local governments can now access Hennepin County’s natural resources information through the Natural Resources Interactive Map. This inventory is unique because it classifies every acre in the county in terms […]

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Workshop is set Oct. 17 in St. Louis Park By Seth Rowe Sun Sailor Newspapers   Rather than spin their wheels, Hennepin County and Three Rivers Park District planners are embarking on a new bike plan to replace one that dates back to 1997. To gain input on preferences about types of bicycling lanes and […]

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Hennepin County introduces DS200, the new ballot counter by Gina Purcell Sun POST Newspapers   With Golden Valley City Council elections just around the corner it is time for residents to begin preparing for a trip to the polls. This year, there will be something a bit different in store. Hennepin County is introducing the […]

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Hennepin County Master Gardeners and the University of Minnesota Extension will host “Putting Your Yard and Garden to Bed” from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 21, at Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center. Late fall is the time to prepare yards and gardens for winter in Minnesota. Participants will learn about proper […]

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