Homestead Application News

Homestead applications can no longer be accepted at the City due to confidentiality requirements. All applications for properties in Hennepin County are made to, and approved by, the Hennepin County Assessor. After purchasing and moving into a new home, apply for homestead as soon as possible. You may apply anytime during the year. You must own and occupy a property by December 1 and apply by December 15 to qualify for [...]

West Hennepin Public Safety presents "View Santa"!

WHPS Safety Reserves are sponsoring the 38th annual "View Santa" program. It will be held on Saturday, December 1st. Please bring a nonperishable food donation for the local food shelf. Santa will be at the Independence City Hall parking lot (1920 County Road 90) from 3:45 to 4:15 p.m. or Northside Park (1644 Budd Avenue, Maple Plain) from 4:40 to 5:20 p.m. There are more stops as well! Please see West [...]

WeCAN needs your support this Holiday Season!

WeCAN offers many ways you can give back this holiday season! Donations are needed in many categories: 1. Hat and Mittens- warm hats and waterproof mittens for adults and children. 2. Food- non-perishable food for the Mobile Market. 3. Personal Care Items- hygiene items like shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, razors, etc. 4. Gas Giftcards- helps people get to interviews, appointments, grocery stores, etc. $20 [...]