In this update from the city: Upcoming Events, School Safety Tips, and Board and Commission Openings
- PAC (Police and Community Meeting) – September 13th at 6:00 p.m. at Monroe Village, 1900 Central Ave NE – The University of Minnesota Police Department will give a presentation on what their department does and how they work with the Minneapolis Police Department
- Northeast Push Cart Derby and Waite Park Fall Festival – Saturday, September 11, 2010 in Waite Park (1810 34th Avenue NE) 11:00 am – 3:00 pm for more information, please go to: http://www.waiteparkneighborhood.org/2010/08/fall-festival-push-cart-derby.html
- Third Ward Neighborhoodfest/Summit on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 from 6:00-9:00pm at the Nicollet Island Pavilion. This year’s theme is “MAKING CONNECTIONS”, Brought to you by 3rd Ward Council Member Diane Hofstede, Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, Habitat for Humanity and East Side Neighborhood Services.
- Weed It and Reap – NE Clean-up Days – October 7, 8, and 9, 2010 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To learn more about volunteering visit: www.minneapolischamber.org/weedit .
School is starting, so some safety tips for parents.
|Child Safety Tips for Parents|
Information available on child safety is available at: http://www.jwrc.org/
For more information on Back to School Tips for individuals going to college: http://www.newsmax.com/US/campuscrimesafetySAMHSA/2010/08/27/id/368572
City seeks applicants for boards and commissions
The City is seeking applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve on its boards and commissions and help shape key policy decisions and provide input about City services.
Currently, there are 112 open positions among these City advisory groups:
- Minneapolis Arts Commission
- Basset Creek Watershed Management Commission
- Minneapolis Citizen Environmental Advisory Committee
- Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights
- Civilian Police Review Authority
- Minneapolis Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee
- Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities
- Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission
- Public Health Advisory Committee
- Senior Citizens Advisory Committee Vacancy
- Shingle Creek Watershed Management Commission
- Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission
- Minneapolis Telecommunications Network
- Youth Violence Prevention Executive Committee
- Minneapolis Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Applications will be reviewed beginning October 4, and the City Council and Mayor will make appointments this fall. For a full list of appointment opportunities and position descriptions as well as additional information visit the boards and commissions website.