Briefs: Open house Thursday on Hwy. 169 interchange in Brooklyn Park

  • Article by: Star Tribune
  • Updated: March 19, 2013 - 9:16 PM

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Brooklyn Park

Open house Thursday on 169 interchange

An open house will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Brooklyn Park City Hall on the interchange construction project at Hwy. 169 and County Road 30/93 in Brooklyn Park.

Attendees will get a chance to hear about the project and view project plans, detour routes and the construction schedule. Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the city of Brooklyn Park and ­Hennepin County will be on hand.

The project is scheduled to begin on April 1 and be completed by early November. Further information is available at



‘Open Book Meeting’ for property owners

The city will hold an “Open Book Meeting,” an informal appeal process at which property owners can meet one-on-one with an assessor to discuss the valuation or classification of their property. The session will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall, 4141 Douglas Dr. N.


North Metro

Home improvement show set for Saturday

The North Suburban Home Improvement Show is scheduled for this Saturday at the Andover YMCA Community Center field house.

The show is sponsored by the cities of Andover, Anoka and Coon Rapids. In addition to an array of exhibitors, city officials also will be on hand.

There will be a chance to talk with city building officials about home improvement projects. Demonstration sessions, door prizes and a kids’ workshop will be offered.

The show runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 15200 Hanson Blvd.



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