News By Category: Hennepin County

Hennepin County will open an online submission form for businesses who would like to be placed on a waitlist to access Small Business Relief Program funds if they become available. Golden Valley small businesses are encouraged to submit. Read More

After years of planning and work to align funding, the City of Golden Valley will be able to move forward with improvements to the intersection of Hwy 55 and Douglas Dr after the project was funded in the bonding bill signed by Gov Tim Walz Oct 22, 2020. Construction could start as early as 2022. Read More

Hennepin County is now letting absentee voters drop off their completed ballot via drive-thru until Nov 3, 3 pm. Read More

Stop throwing away the food you buy and take Hennepin County’s Stop Food Waste Challenge. Read More

Hennepin County residents are encouraged to take the Zero Waste Challenge for an in-depth look at the goods they buy and the waste created in hopes of finding new opportunities to recycle and reduce waste. Read More

Hennepin County is asking its residents to take the Stop Food Waste Challenge to ultimately reduce the amount of waste generated and address climate change. Read More

Hennepin County residents that have lost income due to COVID-19 may be eligible for emergency funding to cover current and past due housing costs such as rent, mortgage payments, and utilities. Read More

Hennepin County recently installed mumble strips along Glenwood Ave between Xerxes Ave and Parkview Terrace in Golden Valley to help drivers better distinguish travel lanes from bike lanes. Now the County wants to hear from residents about their experiences using the corridor. Read More

Hennepin County announced the allocation of $10 million towards a new round of emergency relief funding for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Eligible businesses can apply for grants of up to $15,000 to support emergency relief and costs associated with reopening under new public health guidelines. Read More

To better distinguish travel lanes from bike lanes, Hennepin County is testing the use of “mumble strips” on Glenwood Ave between Theodore Wirth Pkwy and Xerxes Ave. While mumble strips are quieter than the rumble strips on highways, they still provide drivers with an audible, tactile warning when leaving the travel lane. Read More