News By Month: February 2017

The Golden Valley Fire Department has nine new fire fighters in training this spring, the biggest number of new recruits for a single year in at least a decade, says fire education specialist Stephen Baker. They just got done wrapping up a physically intense three-week search and rescue course, Baker says. At the same time, veterans with the department have been taking refresher courses in other areas. Read More

Spring load restrictions went into effect on City streets Friday, Feb 17 at 12:01 am. During this time, traffic on all City streets is limited to a maximum weight of 6 tons per axle. Read More

Tennis in February, anyone? Golden Valley’s park maintenance crews have set up the nets at Wesley Park and Scheid Park.

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The Golden Valley Human Rights Commission invites you to join community members from around the metro area for “Advancing Racial Equity,” a speaker series sponsored by the Government Alliance on Racial Equity (GARE). The first session is Feb 22, 3-5 pm, at the Minneapolis Central Library. Read More

Help Golden Valley plan out a future you want to see by offering feedback for and staying involved in the 2040 Comp Plan process. You can start with the Comp Plan In-A-Box, a one-stop information toolbox that provides a snapshot of goals for the 2040 Comprehensive Plan and helps you guide a small group meeting so you can share ideas with friends and neighbors. Read More

Join City of Golden Valley employees and Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) in giving the gift of life Wed, March 8, at City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd, for the annual blood drive.

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All Golden Valley skating rinks are now closed for the season. Rinks will re-open in mid-December, weather permitting.

Due to the mild weather, all Golden Valley skating rinks and warming houses will close Feb 12 until further notice.

Feb 12 marks the 25th year the West Metro Home Remodeling Fair has provided property owners with resources to plan projects and get closer to creating their dream home. The Fair features exhibitors, educational seminars, and an Idea Center packed with professionals ready to give advice on a wide range of remodeling projects.
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Golden Valley Parks and Recreation Supervisor John Stutzman received the Minnesota Recreation and Parks Association President’s Award last month for outstanding leadership and service to the MRPA and the field of parks and recreation.

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