Free dental care available for local veterans on June 27
Thursday, 02 July 2015 15:07
On Saturday, June 27, dentists and team members from more than 300 Aspen Dental practices in 31 states will open their doors to provide a day of free dental care for thousands of veterans. Veterans can sign up by calling 1-844-AspenHMM to schedule an appointment in advance at a participating office in Aspen Dentals in: West St Paul, Coon Rapids, or Brooklyn Center.
Police Conduct Oversight Commission seeks public input on body cameras
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 15:31
The Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission is seeking public input on the use of police body cameras in Minneapolis prior to the rollout of the program in 2016. The Commission is hosting three listening sessions in the next two months that will guide research and drafting of a written policy for body camera use.
City of Minneapolis launches new Housing Program aimed at increasing number of homeowners in Minneapolis and reducing racial disparity gap in homeownership
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 15:22
The City of Minneapolis recently launched Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis (HOM), a new housing program aimed at increasing the number of homeowners in Minneapolis and reducing the racial disparity gap in homeownership. In the City's 2015 adopted budget, the Minneapolis City Council approved Mayor Betsy Hodges' recommendation of $940K ($840K for affordability assistance and $100K for outreach efforts) for HOM. It is anticipated that about 125 families will be served by the program this year.