The City of Plymouth’s spring tree and shrub sale is accepting orders from Golden Valley residents through May 1. Trees range from $15-$45; shrubs from $7-$10 (non-Plymouth residents will pay a few dollars extra for each selection). Quantities are limited, so order early.
Two Public Meetings Scheduled For Comment On Bottineau Transitway Draft Environmental Impact Statement
The Bottineau Light Rail Transitway Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) is the topic of two upcoming public meetings at Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd. The first is a public open house followed by a formal public hearing hosted by the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA) on May 7 . The second is a formal public hearing hosted jointly by the Golden Valley Planning, Open Space and Recreation, and Environmental Commissions on May 15.
In conjunction with National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day May 8, the City of Golden Valley’s Human Rights Commission (HRC) will present a mental health awareness program featuring an original video by Twin Cities Public Television, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q & A. The event will begin at 6:30 pm in the Golden Valley City Hall Council Chambers at 7800 Golden Valley Rd.
Join the City Council for an informal discussion April 29, from 7-8:30 pm, at Valley of Peace Lutheran Church, 4735 Bassett Creek Drive, Golden Valley, MN.
It’s time to break free from winter and get moving again. Kick off the annual Step to It Challenge, May 4-31, with Mayor Shep Harris for a recreational 45-60 minute walk starting 1 pm May 4 at the Brookview Park shelter. No registration necessary.
The annual Bike Rodeo, after being canceled last year due to snow, will return May 7, from 6 to 8 pm, at the Golden Valley City Hall parking lot. Bring your kids, or attend as a volunteer opportunity.
The grand opening of Brookview Park’s new playground is just over a month away. To help commemorate the event, nine local Girl Scouts teamed up to create a series of promotional videos and posters, the first of which was released today.
Brookview Golf Course is ready for 2014! Brookview’s 18 Hole Regulation Course and Driving Range will open at noon Wed, April 9. The goal is to have Brookview’s Par 3 Course open by the weekend. The Brookview Grill will open April 9 as well with a very limited menu through the weekend.
Lawn bowling, sand volleyball, movies and concerts in the park, brand new playground equipment at five locations, the list of resources and activities offered through Golden Valley Parks and Recreation is longer than ever this year, so get ready for a fun-filled spring and summer. Check out the spring/summer parks and rec brochure to see the full list of activities and events.
How are things in Golden Valley? Check out the 2014 State of the City Community Update, originally presented after the March 18 City Council meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.