News By Month: December 2012

Due to the Christmas holiday, recycling collection for residents in the grey service area will occur Saturday, Dec 29, instead of the usual Friday collection. Next week, residents in the blue service area will have their recycling collected Saturday, Jan 5 due to the New Years holiday. Read More

Skating rinks opened for the season today at noon, and will remain open during regular scheduled hours, weather permitting.  Read More

Golden Valley/New Hope Open To Business is starting off the new year by hosting a networking and resource-sharing meeting Thursday, Jan 3, 8 am, at Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Local small businesses and entrepreneurs are invited.
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Skating rinks are scheduled to open Dec 28, weather permitting. So far, mild weather has pushed back the scheduled opening date twice this year. Read More

For the twenty-third 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). Read More

Due to the mild weather, skating rinks will not open on Saturday, Dec 22, as scheduled.  With cooler temperatures this weekend and early next week, the new tentative opening day is Wednesday, Dec 26. Read More

At its Dec 18, 2012 meeting, the Golden Valley City Council appointed long-time Planning Commissioner Steven Schmidgall to the City Council seat vacated when former Council Member Mike Freiberg resigned Dec 18. Read More

Tonight at 5:30 pm the Golden Valley City Council will interview five candidates to determine who will be appointed to fill the vacancy left by Council Member Mike Freiberg’s Nov 6, 2012 election as State Representative for District 45B. Interviews are open to the public and will be held in the City Hall Council Conference Room, 7800 Golden Valley Rd.

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The Dec 9 snowstorm dropped 12 inches of the white stuff on Golden Valley, and since then Golden Valley’s Public Works staff has worked methodically to clear local streets and sidewalks according to plan for optimum safety. But a spate of calls this week from residents indicates that some in the community expect all streets to be cleared to bare pavement after a snowfall. Read More

The Golden Valley City Council will hold a public hearing at 7 pm Dec 18, 2012, to take comments about a proposed franchise fee on CenterPoint Energy to help fund needed infrastructure repairs. Read More