Friday, February 22, 2013
Hough, Hennepin’s deputy county administrator, has been acting county administrator since December.
Friday, February 22
The following was released by Hennepin County: David J. Hough has been unanimously chosen by the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners for the position of Hennepin County administrator. Hough, Hennepin’s deputy county administrator, has been acting county administrator since the retirement of Richard P. Johnson in December 2012. Hough served in the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office from 1982 to 2008, when he left as manager of the office’s civil division to become deputy county administrator. Hough holds a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul. “The County Board is very pleased to have David Hough in this important position," County Board Chair Mike Opat said. "He has demonstrated great skill over his long career at …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
County leaders were selected Tuesday during the County Board's yearly organizational meeting.
Wednesday, January 9
The following was released by Hennepin County: Commissioner Mike Opat of the 1st District was unanimously re-elected chair of the seven-member Hennepin County Board of Commissioners Tuesday at the at the board’s organizational meeting for 2013. “I’m grateful for the support of my fellow commissioners,” said Opat. “I expect us to continue to be a busy and productive board in 2013. The Hennepin Board takes seriously our position as a leading local unit of government in Minnesota, and we look forward to the challenges ahead.” Opat has served on the board since 1993. He represents Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, New Hope, Osseo and Robbinsdale. Opat has served seven terms as board chair from 2001 through 2003, and 2009 through 2012…
Thursday, June 28, 2012
An engineer and inn owner challenges for the Hennepin County 6th District Commissioner seat.
Editor's Note: Patch is running bios on the candidates for Hennepin County 6th District Commissioner seats. These races will be decided during the General Election on Nov. 6. Today, we look at challenger Dave Wahlstedt. On Friday, we'll look at Jan Callison, the incumbent in this race. District: Hennepin County 6th District Political Experience: None himself, but he worked on Ron Paul's campaign. Wahlstedt's campaign kick-off is July 4 at Excelsior fireworks. Occupation: An engineer for 25 years and has owned and operated Bird House Inn & Gardens for 10 years. Education: University of Minnesota Home: Excelsior, moved from Minneapolis in September 2011. Age: 46 Family: A wife and two children, ages 7 and 5. Campaign Points/Goals: