News By Month: October 2017
Remember, Golden Valley’s winter parking ordinance prohibits parking on public streets and alleys from 2-6 am daily Nov 1-March 31. Vehicles may be parked on private property in parking lots and driveways.
Over the next six weeks, crews will begin wrapping up construction in key areas of the Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) reconstruction project. Crews will continue to work hard to get Douglas Dr fully reopened between Duluth St (County Rd 66) and Hwy 55. The goal is to have it opened by early December.
Brookview will be open on Election Day only for voters in Golden Valley’s Precinct 8. Please follow signs to enter the building on the north side.
Eligible voters will place their ballots directly into a ballot counter when voting in person at City Hall Oct 31-Nov 6. Voting machines will record votes as they are turned in but will not report results until after polls close on Election Day, Nov 7.
Starting Oct 30, Hwy 55 just east of Golden Valley between Van White Memorial Blvd and West Lyndale Ave will be closed for about two weeks to replace a structurally deficient storm sewer. The work also will save time and money later when a METRO Blue Line Extension light rail station is built at the intersection above the sewer’s present location.
For the 28th consecutive year, the City of Golden Valley has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).
This year’s Fall Leaf Drop Off recycling program will be held on Oct 28, Nov 3, Nov 4, and Nov 11. The annual event provides residents a monitored site to dispose of their leaves at no charge.
Anonymous Donor Gives Golden Valley Community Foundation $10,000 To Build Pollinator Garden At City Hall
This summer, an anonymous Golden Valley resident gave the Golden Valley Community Foundation $10,000 for a pollinator garden at City Hall. The project is something the City has wanted to do for some time, says Tom Hoffman, water resources technician.