News By Category: Hennepin County
Golden Valley City Hall is no longer accepting batteries for recycle, but some residents continue to drop off their used batteries. The City of Golden Valley cannot and will not accept used batteries due to safety concerns.
The Golden Valley City Council approved the addition of bike lanes on Glenwood Ave between Hwy 100 and Xerxes Ave N in Minneapolis as part of Hennepin County’s 2020 resurfacing project. The project will also restrict parking along that portion of Glenwood Ave.
Privately held businesses with between 10 and 99 employees and $1 million-$50 million in revenue are invited to apply for a Hennepin County program that helps second-stage businesses move to the next level. Deadline to apply for the 2019-2020 program is Sept 30, 2019.
Hennepin County Emergency Management realeased a statement on Facebook regarding the storm and Tornado warning the night of Sept 2. The County included information as to why certain cities sounded a siren and why other cities like Golden Valley did not.
Hennepin County is selling compost bins made of cedar and wire mesh for residents looking to be a little more green. Order yours here for only $50.
The rules about what can and can’t be recycled seem like they are constantly changing, and they more or less are. Overall, Golden Valley residents and Minnesotans in general are good at recycling. They have significantly lower contamination rates than elsewhere in the country. Hennepin County’s Recycle Smart campaign aims to help residents recycle smarter by knowing what can go in the recycling cart and by keeping problem items out.