News from Como Park District 10 Community Council

The District 10 Como Community Council meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Historic Streetcar Station, 1224 N. Lexington Parkway. Contact 651-644-3889 or www.district10comopark.org.

 

Join Como’s landlord or tenant workshops

District 10 is partnering with HOME Line to offer tenant and landlord workshops in June. The workshops are free, but registration is required. Sign up at district10comopark.org/rental_workshops.html.

The tenant workshop, scheduled for Thursday, June 2, 5-6:30 p.m., will focus on the three biggest sources of renter complaints: repairs, evictions and security deposits.

The landlord workshop is designed for property owners and managers, whether you rent out a single-family home or multiple units. Topics will include the application process, discrimination and fair-housing issues, repairs, bedbugs, evictions and requirements about when a landlord can or cannot enter the living space. The landlord workshop will be held Tuesday, June 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Both workshops will be held at the Como Park Streetcar Station, at the northeast corner of Lexington Parkway and Horton Avenue.

 

ComoFest will happen all month-long

There will be more to ComoFest in 2016, with family fun and events every weekend in July. District 10’s annual Ice Cream Social—on Friday July 15—is one of the events. For a peek at this year’s calendar, a link to sign up for the 5K Run and Walk, and a link to register to exhibit at the Art Fair, go to www.comofest.com.

 

Building better block clubs

The District 10 Como Community Council is partnering with the Como Park Falcon Heights Living at Home Block Nurse Program to revitalize block clubs in our neighborhood. To do that, your opinions are needed. Please take a survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/blockclubs.

 

Sunday is recycling-bin day

The Como Park Streetcar Station is open noon-4 p.m. every Sunday between now and the end of September. A District 10 board member will be on hand to distribute recycling bins, organics composting bags or just take your comments and suggestions. The Streetcar Station is at the northeast corner of Lexington Parkway and Horton Avenue.

 

Get D10 news weekly

To keep up to date on what’s going on down the block, across the street and around the corner, sign up for District 10’s free weekly e-newsletter. It will be sent to your inbox every Friday. Go to www.district10comopark.org, then click the sign-up icon in the right column.

 

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