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Congresswoman Betty McCollum's eNewsletter

June 9, 2009

Save the Date: McCollum Announces Dedication Ceremony for Mayor Sandberg Post Office on June 22

Congresswoman McCollum will host a rededication ceremony on Monday June 22, at 10:30am to posthumously rename the North St. Paul Post Office after Mayor William “Bill” Sandberg, who passed away on April 20, 2008. Last June, Congresswoman McCollum introduced H.R. 6229 to rename the North St. Paul Post Office. The legislation was passed in the House and Senate and signed into law.

“Honoring Mayor Sandberg’s life and legacy by naming the North St. Paul Post Office after him is just a small tribute to his many accomplishments. I want to thank his daughter Karen, and grandchildren Carolyn and William for supporting this important effort to pay homage to Bill,” McCollum said.

Event: Dedication Ceremony of the "Mayor William 'Bill' Sandberg Post Office Building" 
in North St. Paul

Speakers: Congresswoman McCollum & Local Leaders

Date: Monday June 22, 2009, 10:30am

Location: North St. Paul Post Office 
2523 7th Avenue East, North St Paul, MN 55109

Save the Date: Invites Constituents to TCAAP Public Hearing on June 22

Congresswoman McCollum will host a public hearing on Monday, June 22 to hear from the public about the potential future use of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) in Arden Hills. The U.S. Army has determined that TCAAP’s 585 acres are excess federal land and is working to transfer the property, possibly through a public auction.  TCAAP is an environmentally contaminated site that will require remediation for future use.

Fourth District residents are invited to offer their thoughts regarding the future use of TCAAP.  Individuals wishing to make a statement will be allotted two minutes to provide testimony. Congresswoman McCollum will be present to listen to the public’s feedback, as well as take testimony from local elected officials. To reserve time to testify, constituents should contact Melissa Jamrock at 651-224-9191 or by Thursday, June 18, 2009.

Event:             TCAAP Public Hearing

Speakers:      Congresswoman McCollum & Local Elected Officials

Date:              Monday, June 22, 2009, 5:30p.m.-7:30p.m. CST

Location:        Ramsey County Public Works Facility, Marsden Conference Room
1425 Paul Kirkwold Drive, Arden Hills, MN 55112