News By Month: June 2013

Golden Valley’s post-storm emergency curbside brush pickup will begin Monday, July 1 in the area south of Hwy 55, including the current Pavement Management Program area. Read More

This week crews working on the Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) regional sanitary sewer force main project will finish excavating jacking pits north of Lilac Dr near Blazer Park, then begin tunneling under the Canadian Pacific Railroad crossing at Turner’s Crossroad.

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As Golden Valley continues to clean up after the storms that hit town June 20-22, the National Weather Service forecasts more thunderstorms for the Twin Cities metro area through Thursday, June 27. During and after a storm, the City remains focused on safety and asks the public for patience and assistance. Read More

At an emergency meeting June 24 at 9:30 am, the Golden Valley City Council voted to fund a one-time brush pickup to help residents dispose of fallen trees and branches resulting from city-wide damage from last weekend’s storms. The City will also open a temporary tree debris drop off site.
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Due to widespread storm damage, flooding, and unavailable city staff, the Bassett Creek Watershed tour scheduled for today, June 24, has been cancelled. The Bassett Creek Watershed Commission workshop scheduled for 4:30–6:30 pm at Golden Valley City Hall will continue as scheduled.

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Although power has been restored to the Joint Water Commission’s (JWC) water pumping facilities in Golden Valley and Crystal, subsequent repair issues require water conservation efforts until further notice for residents and businesses in the JWC Cities of Crystal, Golden Valley, and New Hope.

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Brookview Golf Course in Golden Valley is closed Saturday, June 22, while crews work to clear debris resulting from the June 21 thunderstorm.

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Several storms passed through Golden Valley between June 20-22, downing trees, causing power outages, and flooding streets in some areas. According to the National Weather Service, more thunderstorms are expected in the Twin Cities metro area through Thursday (June 27). Below are the top storm-related issues for Golden Valley at this time.

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As a result of last night’s storm, areas of Golden Valley are experiencing power outages. To report an outage, or to receive outage information or restoration estimates, call Xcel Energy‘s outage line 1-800-895-1999.

The Golden Valley Police Department is seeking information on two related, unsolved homicides that occurred in August 1995 and February 1996. Read More