All Golden Valley skating rinks will open for the season Saturday, Dec. 20, at 10 am and will remain open during regular scheduled hours, weather permitting. Visit the skating rinks page to for details on hours and locations.
The City of Golden Valley is one of 14 public organizations recently awarded facilities grants for 2015 from the Hennepin Youth Sports Program. On Dec 15, the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners approved a total of $1,849,665 in Youth Sports Program grants for 2015. Golden Valley will receive $325,000 for athletic facility improvements at Sandburg Learning Center.
A Golden Valley home sustained significant damage in an early morning fire Dec 14, 2014. Heavy fire conditions magnified by an explosion required the cooperative efforts of nine area fire departments.
Planning for the METRO Blue Line Extension light rail line (formerly known as the Bottineau line) continues to move forward in anticipation of an opening date in 2021. To provide information to and get input from citizens, there will be two open houses on the project in January. Watch your mail for more information in the coming weeks.
What could a new Brookview Community Center look like? The Brookview Community Center Task Force presented recommendations to the Golden Valley City Council at its Dec 9 Council/Manager meeting that included a vision and initial design concepts for rebuilding the aging facility.
Warmer weather means no winter trails yet at Brookview, but don’t fret. Brookview Grill will be open Friday, Dec 12, to debut its new winter menu of food and drink and to give folks a peek at the Fat Bikes.
Golden Valley was recently designated as a “Minnesota Heart Safe Community” by the Minnesota Department of Health and American Heart Association. The Heart Safe designation recognizes a community’s efforts to prepare its staff and citizens to recognize when someone suffers a sudden cardiac arrest and how to respond. Minnesota Heart Safe will present the award to the City in early 2015.