News By Month: December 2010

Due to the rain and forecasted snow, Golden Valley’s skating rinks are unusable and will be closed now through New Year’s Eve weekend. The New Year’s Eve party at Scheid Park is canceled.  Read More

Golden Valley’s skating rinks are open now through Feb 21, weather permitting. They offer just one of many winter activities for kids looking to fill their free time during the holidays. Read More

The City of Golden Valley’s snowplow drivers are dedicated to helping you get to your destination safely. Please help them do their job effectively Read More

Many Golden Valley City employees are going casual this week. City staff will be allowed to dress down Monday, Dec 20, and Tuesday, Dec 21, in return for a $10 donation to two local charities. Read More

The Dec 11 storm that dumped 18 inches of snow across the Twin Cities meant two days of nearly around-the-clock work for Golden Valley’s Public Works Department, but that was only the beginning. Read More

The Golden Valley Fire Department is seeking help to keep the fire hydrants in your neighborhood clear of snow. The most recent snowstorm has made many hydrants inaccessible, Read More

Golden Valley’s new 911 dispatch provider will take over services starting Thursday, Dec 16, at 9 am. The switch from St Louis Park dispatch to the City of Edina should be seamless, says Golden Valley Police Chief Stacy Altonen. Read More

Golden Valley Firefighter Ken Bence is this year’s Honorary Chairman of the Christmas Seals Campaign by the American Lung Association (ALA) in Minnesota. The campaign supports Read More

In 2010, Golden Valley rehabilitated approximately three miles of local streets and utilities as part of its ongoing Pavement Management Program (PMP). The project focused on streets Read More

At its Dec 7 meeting, the Golden Valley City Council adopted the City’s 2010 property tax levy and the 2011-12 Biennial General Fund budget. The 2012 budget is for future planning purposes and is approved in concept only. Read More