Hennepin County Board
With just three months left before the election, the number of people vying for Mayor R.T. Rybak’s job is growing. Mark Andrew formally filed for office this morning. The Democrat is a life-long Minneapolis resident and owns two State Fair businesses. He also founded a company that helps make businesses environmentally sustainable. Andrew also served 16 years on the Hennepin County Board.
The Hennepin County Board has approved a $21.6-million contract for a new 911 emergency communications building.
The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners approved weapons screening at three suburban courts Tuesday.
The Hennepin County Board has approved new restrictions on protesters who have been occupying a downtown Minneapolis government plaza for more than a month.