News By Month: December 2013

Due to the New Year’s holiday, recycling collection for residents in the blue service area will be delayed until Saturday, Jan 4, instead of the usual Friday pick-up. Residents who live in the gray service area will not see any service changes. Read More

The Run The Valley 5K/10K Walk/Run is still a few months away, but the deadline for the T-shirt design contest is Jan 8, 2014. Now is your chance to submit a colorful, eye-catching, and unique graphic design for the T-shirt all participants will receive. Read More

Hosting a neighborhood, family, or company picnic this spring, summer or fall? Rent a picnic shelter at Brookview Park. Golden Valley residents may reserve a shelter beginning Jan 9, 2013, at 8 am.

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Golden Valley resident Fred Jenness, a Vietnam veteran, was awarded the Purple Heart in a ceremony Dec 23 at Golden Valley City Hall. The award comes 44 years after Jenness was wounded in Vietnam. Read More

This week is quiet on the Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) regional sanitary sewer force main project, as crews have completed Phase II and have removed equipment until work resumes in the spring.

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Due to the Christmas Day holiday, recycling collection for residents in the gray service area will be delayed until Sat, Dec 28, instead of the usual Friday collection. Residents who live in the blue service area will not see any service changes due to the Christmas Holiday however, service for the Blue Area will be delayed one day for the New Year’s Day holiday next week. Read More

All Golden Valley skating rinks will open this Saturday, Dec. 21, at 10 am. Visit the skating rinks page to for details on hours and locations.

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Go behind the scenes at the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) during the 2014 Citizen’s Police Academy, which runs every Tuesday for seven weeks starting Jan 28. Read More

Open To Business, a partnership between the Cities of Golden Valley and New Hope and the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD), has scheduled local office hours for 2014. Read More

When the Dec 4 snowstorm dropped 6 inches on Golden Valley, the City’s Public Works staff immediately began to clear local streets and sidewalks according to plan for optimum safety. But within hours, a deep freeze left many streets hard-packed and rutted. What followed was the longest stretch of below-zero weather the Twin Cities area has seen in five years. This created challenges Read More