Golden Valley’s Human Rights Commission (HRC) will host a National Day of Service and Remembrance community event Sept 11, 9 am-1 pm, at Market In The Valley (the farmer’s market in the Golden Valley City Hall parking lot). Join friends, neighbors, and community members for a fun scavenger hunt of the Market to provide fresh produce to stock PRISM’s shelves.
The City of Golden Valley is piloting a program to offer seasonal off-leash pet exercise areas in the outdoor hockey rinks at Gearty and Medley Parks. These areas will officially open Sept 6 and continue daily 7 am–10 pm until winter rink maintenance operations begin.
As work revs up on Golden Valley’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan, City staff will keep residents in the loop with several opportunities to contribute. First up is the Sept 19 Comprehensive Plan Kick-Off Open House, 6:30-8:30 pm, City Hall Council Chambers. There are also opportunities to provide comments online.
The intersection at Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) and Medicine Lake Rd (County Rd 70) will be closed between 7 pm and 5 am Aug 16, 17, and 18 so crews can replace existing water main pipes beneath the intersection.
The Golden Valley Fire Department received a $2,500 matching grant from CenterPoint Energy this July. The CenterPoint Energy’s Community Partnership Grant helped the City purchase four gas monitors, new helmets and boots, flashlights and traffic safety vests and cones that will be used to serve the community.
Learn how to install your child’s car seat or booster seat Aug 30 at the Golden Valley Fire Department. Hosted by Safe Kids Northwest Metro Minneapolis and the Golden Valley Fire Department, the event will be from 4-7 pm and feature nationally certified technicians who will help you properly install your car seat.
After two seasons of construction, the upgraded athletic facility at the Sandburg Learning Center will have its grand opening Sept 10, 10 am, with a short presentation and ribbon cutting at the Sandburg Fields Sun Shelter, 2400 Sandburg Ln.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the METRO Blue Line Extension in July. It addresses all environmental impacts from the proposed line and includes required mitigation measures. Hard copies are available at Golden Valley City Hall as well as at the Golden Valley Library. A digital version can be accessed at: http://metrocouncil.org/blrt/feis.