The Eden Prairie library and 40 other Hennepin County libraries serve 1.1 million county residents and offer more than 5 million books, CDs and DVDs.
Commissioner Randy Johnson serves the residents of Hennepin County’s 5th District, which covers the southernmost part of the county. This includes Bloomington, southern Eden Prairie, Richfield, and a small portion of Chanhassen. Bloomington and Eden Prairie share a border with the scenic Minnesota River, and Richfield is adjacent to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and historic Fort Snelling.
First elected in November 1978, Commissioner Johnson took office in January 1979. He is the longest-serving commissioner since the county’s founding in 1852.
Hennepin County plans and delivers services worthy of one of the finest urban counties in the nation. Business Week Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, and Money Magazine recently have noted that Hennepin County is a great place for business, family life and retirement.
Hennepin’s services contribute to our quality of life here in the Upper Midwest, and they reflect many of the values Commissioner Johnson is committed to in running Hennepin County government, including:
Hennepin County Citizens Academy – Curious about the services county government provides? Want to learn more about what happens to your tax dollars? The Hennepin County Citizens Academy has a spring and fall session. Learn more about the curriculum or sign up for the Fall 2013 waiting list at www.hennepin.us/citizensacademy.
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