The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office has been seeking a suburban site for a larger, updated facility to meet the growing demand for services, as well as a location closer to Dakota and Scott counties for which it handles autopsies and death investigations. Hough said the county would look to sell the site for top dollar if the County Board decides to relocate the Sheriff’s Office crime lab, which is in the same building. Relocating to county property would save a projected .6 million in land costs. E.’s office had considered moving to west Bloomington, but those plans fell through in December.The coverage area served by the Hennepin County medical examiner includes about one-third of the state’s population. In the next few months, renderings will be put together before the County Board and Minnetonka City Council are asked to approve the project.The county also wants to renovate the aging Home School buildings in Minnetonka.
The property belongs to the county’s Home School, which houses juveniles committed there by the courts.
“We own the property and it’s a good location,” County Administrator David Hough said Friday. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis, where it has been located for more than 50 years. facility could begin as early as 2018, Hough said, adding that it would likely be a one-story building with some possible walking trails.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office showed up in the first federal report calling out local law enforcement agencies that do not routinely honor requests to hold detainees for immigration officials.
The weekly reports, a new requirement under President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration enforcement, list immigrants released after federal immigration officials asked that they be held until Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) could take them into custody.
Leaving downtown With its rolling hills and tall pine trees near Glen Lake, the bucolic county property is considered prime real estate.
Part of the property is a golf course; for years, developers have asked about redeveloping vacant parcels.
In offices overlooking the atrium, county employees peered down.
“For those of you who are getting married, congratulations,” Koch said.
Tom Hoch: Thanks for the opportunity to share some information about Hennepin Theatre Trust’s new 2015-16 Broadway on Hennepin touring season.
Every year when we announce our new season, I say this this is the best one!
Video () : 31 couples exchanged their vows before Hennepin County 4th Judicial District Court judges during the annual free wedding ceremony event at the Hennepin County Government Center on Tuesday in Minneapolis, MN.