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The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday, Aug. 13. Hennepin County Board actions includes summaries of only a portion of the total actions of the board, selected for general news interest. Veterans and Community Housing facility to expand The County Board, acting as the Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority, authorized staff to work [...]

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$3.2 million plan will transform locations in Eden Prairie, Brooklyn Center by Natalie Conrad and Katy Zillmer Sun Newspapers   Hennepin County plans to open two new satellite Human Services and Public Health Department offices in Eden Prairie and Brooklyn Center within the next year. Last week, the County Board approved a $3.2 million plan [...]

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Safe Kids of Hennepin County, a program provided through Hennepin County Medical Center, demonstrated vehicle safety tips to kids and their families from Brooklyn Center Cub Scouts Pack 454 at Luther Brookdale Chevrolet last week. The scouts earned their Automotive Safety Patch for participating in the program, which focused on tips about using safety belts [...]

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Vehicle owners will pay starting Jan. 1 by Katy Zillmer Sun POST Newspapers An additional $10 fee will be charged to owners of registered cars and trucks in Hennepin County effective Jan. 1, 2014. The fee, known as a “wheelage tax,” was approved 4-3 by the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners July 16 to generate [...]

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Hennepin County residents interested in county taxes and goverment operations are invited to register for the annual Citizens Academy. The sessions will help residents better understand the scope of county government by giving attendees the chance to interact face-to-face with county leaders and elected officials, including the commissioners, the county administrator, sheriff, county attorney and [...]

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Hennepin County and Clear Channel Outdoor have tested the warnings in downtown Minneapolis by Katy Zillmer Sun POST Newspapers Hennepin County and Clear Channel Outdoor are partnering to use commercial digital billboards to alert commuters about severe weather warnings from the National Weather Service. Clear Channel Outdoor owns 22 digital billboards in Hennepin County and [...]

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Facility will provide 911 service in 37 cities by Lisa Kaczke Sun CURRENT Newspapers Breaking ground in Plymouth began as a vision a decade ago. Hennepin County and municipal officials and law enforcement attended the groundbreaking for the new Hennepin County 911 Emergency Communications Facility. The new space, located at the Adult Corrections Facility, will [...]

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ity of Dayton are wary of the proposal. Commissioner Jeff Johnson, District 7, is proposing to go from the current 11 separate watershed organizations in Hennepin County — including Elm Creek Watershed covering the cities of Dayton and Champlin — down to three watershed management organizations. Johnson said his proposal is based on a University [...]

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