Blogger Mandy Meisner sat down for an interview with Cindy Lund to find out what it's like raising a child with special needs.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Thursday, November 15, 2012
He credited the Fridley Cancer Cluster group on Facebook for "postive outcome' of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency forming advisory group on polluted sites.
Fridley Mayor Scott Lund joined local voices responding to news the the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is forming a Citizens Advisory Group on polluted Superfund sites in the city. Mayor Lund's reaction, by email Thursday (link added): I think it is great! And long overdue as it is one of the mandates and requirements of the EPA to inform the public. Involving citizens and creating an open form will go a long way to inform citizens especially on an important topic that has been on many peoples minds of late. This is another positive outcome undoubtedly of the facebook cancer cluster. Their voice is being heard. Another elected official, state Rep.-elect Connie Bernardy, told Minnesota Public Radio: It seemed like there was a lot of …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
See precinct-by-precinct how Bob Barnette, Rick Wolfe and Scott Lund fared when Fridley voters cast ballots in council, mayoral races.
Here are precinct-by-precinct election result from the general election on Nov. 6, 2012 for the offices of Councilmember-at-Large and Mayor of Fridley. Note that results are unofficial and subject to change until county and state canvassing boards verify them. Source: Minnesota Secretary of State
Friday, October 12, 2012
Some officials—not Fridley Mayor Scott Lund this year!—will sleep on the roof Friday night. Team Fridley and other teams continue to raise money for local mental health center.
Celebrate with food, music and fun at the Roof Raiser for the Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health and Well Being at Bob's Produce Ranch on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, 5–7 p.m. The Roof Raiser gets its name from public officials who spend the night on the roof of Bob's Produce as part of the fundraising event. Fundraising teams are still seeking your donations. This year, Team Fridley reached its initial goal of $5,000 on Oct. 3—meaning Fridley Mayor Scott Lund won't have to sleep in a tent—but the team upped its goal to $6,000 to help the Lee Carlson Center in Fridley. "I'll be waving from the ground, wishing everyone a good night!" wrote Lund on the Fridley Patch Facebook page. As of early Friday, Team Fridley is at $5,310 so needs your …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
With goal near, will Mayor Scott Lund have to sleep on top of Bob's Produce Ranch again?
You need warm pajamas to spend an October night on the roof of Bob's Produce Ranch, as Fridley Mayor Scott Lund and other officials have done at the annual Roof Raiser to raise funds for the Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health in Fridley. But with nine days to go, the Oct. 12, 2012 Roof Raiser is only $100 short of its announced $5,000 goal, according to the event website. Will the mayor's warm jammies get to stay in the drawer? If he does have to do it again, it's not that bad, Lund told the Star Tribune: "Other than being awakened by the air conditioner, it's quite fine. ... I've got a warm sleeping bag and a tent. Of course, you have to use concrete blocks to hold down the ropes of your tent—and then hope you don't get hit by a stiff …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Event at nature center recognized Lund for winning the League of Minnesota Cities' C.C. Ludwig Award.
Fridley Mayor Scott Lund missed his first chance at public recognition for winning a statewide award in July, when historic floods swamped the Duluth area, where the League of Minnesota Cities was holding its annual meeting. Friends, colleagues and supporters gathered instead in considerably drier drought conditions last week at the Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley to recognize Lund for receiving the LMC's C.C. Ludwig award for mayors of cities of more than 10,000 residents. Among those in attendance on Sept. 11, 2012 were Dr. Bill Burns, Fridley city manager; Anoka County Commissioner Jim Kordiak; Anoka County Attorney Tony Palumbo; and members of the Springbrook Nature Center Foundation, Fridley Lions, the Lee Carlson Center and …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Sept. 11 Event at Springbrook Nature Center will recognize Scott Lund receiving the annual C.C. Ludwig Award from the League of Minnesota Cities.
Historic July flooding in northeastern Minnesota prevented Fridley Mayor Scott Lund from accepting a big award at the League of Minnesota Cities' annual conference in Duluth, but a local event will try to make up for that. The forecast is much more favorable for Fridley. The city's Springbrook Nature Center is the place for a celebration of Mayor Lund winning the League's 2012 C.C. Ludwig Award. The event is Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, 5–7 p.m., with a program at 6 p.m. The award, for "vision, statesmanship, and unwavering commitment to the public good," goes to only two mayors each year. Three judges selected Lund from all the mayors of Minnesota cities with 10,000 or more residents. (The other mayor honored, for cities of fewer than 10,000 …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Fridley Patch's interview with Mayor Scott Lund from the floor of the health fair.
Fridley Patch spoke with Mayor Scott Lund at the Fridley Community Center about Wednesday's Health Fair, carbon filtration and the decision not to give a table to the Fridley Cancer Cluster Facebook group.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
League of Minnesota Cities awards Lund annual honor for bigger cities' mayors.
The League of Minnesota Cities has awarded Fridley Mayor Scott Lund its 2012 C.C. Ludwig Award for outstanding service. A panel of judges chose Lund for the honor from among all Minnesota mayors of cities of more than 10,000 residents. The award recognizes "vision, statesmanship, and unwavering commitment to the public good." Lund had intended to attend the League's annual meeting in Duluth in June but historic floods there prompted him to cancel his travel plans. Lund is running unopposed for re-election this fall. Here is what the League of Minnesota Cities website said about Lund: Mayor Scott Lund Lund, who received the C.C. Ludwig Award for elected officials from cities with populations of 10,000 or more, was cited for working with …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Fridley Patch spoke with Mayor Scott Lund after Brockovich's town hall meeting.
Fridley Mayor Scott Lund talked to Patch after the Erin Brockovich town hall meeting about the possibility of installing carbon filters to prevent the pollutant TCE from reaching drinking-water taps in Fridley homes. Asked about the treatment of Fridley city government during the meeting, "I think that they were kind to us, I think that they were fair," he said of Brockovich and her environmental investigator Bob Bowcock. Fridley officials, like their state-government counterparts, did not participate in the Brockovich meeting. City Council Member-at-large Bob Barnette was also in attendance, as were several other state and local officials and candidates for office (see interviews here). See also: Keep up with this issue by signing up for …