Over the last several weeks, the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) has seen a small increase in residential burglaries across Golden Valley, generally occurring during the day and into early evening when homeowners are away from home.
A CenterPoint Energy utility reconstruction project is scheduled to start Thursday, Sept 25 in Golden Valley along Winnetka Ave between Harold Ave and Golden Valley Rd. The three- to six-week project will have a significant impact on traffic due to lane shifts and closures, but full access will be maintained to all businesses and residents.
At last night’s City Council meeting, the City recognized the winners of the 2014 Views Of The Valley Photo Contest. Congratulations to the winners, who bested a field of 59 competitors.
Plan to stop by Brookview Community Center Wednesday, Sept 24, 9-11 am, for coffee and conversation with officers from the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD). “Coffee With A Cop” encourages citizens to become familiar with the officers who serve their community, ask questions, and express concerns.
For six years citizen volunteers have come together to plant and maintain lilacs in the right-of-way of Hwy 55 through Golden Valley. The seventh annual Lilac Party will Saturday, Sept 27, 8:30 am to 1 pm. The City is looking for anyone 16 or older who wants to help with the grassroots beautification project.
Due to the Labor Day holiday, recycling collection for residents in the gray service area will occur on Saturday, Sept 6, instead of the usual Friday collection. Residents who live in the blue service area will not see any service changes.
Expect minor traffic impacts Sept 2 on Rhode Island Ave N and 10th Ave as the City’s contractor for the 2014 Asphalt Overlay Project, Northwest Asphalt Inc, mills 2 inches of asphalt pavement off the surface of the street. This work will take approximately one day to complete. The contractor will pave 2 inches of new asphalt later in the week, weather permitting.
CenterPoint Energy will begin a four- to six-week construction project in mid-September on Winnetka Ave between Harold Ave and Golden Valley Rd. Work includes replacement of a 24-inch high-pressure gas distribution main in advance of the City’s intersection improvement project scheduled for next spring.
Golden Valley’s Human Rights Commission (HRC) will host a National Day of Service and Remembrance community event Sept 11, 6-8 pm, at Second Harvest Heartland in Golden Valley. Everyone (age 8 and older) is invited to participate.