News By Month: October 2014

For the Nov 4 general election, you may only vote in person at your assigned polling place but may vote absentee ahead of time at Golden Valley City Hall.

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This fall the City Council amended the City Code to prohibit parking on public streets and alleys Nov 1–March 31 from midnight–6 am daily. Vehicles may be parked on private property in parking lots and driveways. Read More

Hennepin County is hosting a community open house for the proposed METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT) North Minneapolis and Golden Valley station areas Wednesday, Nov 12, 5:30–8 pm, at the University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, 2001 Plymouth Ave. The presentation begins at 6 pm. Read More

In the early hours of Oct 23, unknown suspect(s) entered at least 22 vehicles in Golden Valley and stole miscellaneous items from many of them, including laptop computers, wallets, and spare change. Read More

Golden Valley’s annual fall leaf drop-off provides residents a monitored site to dispose of their leaves at no charge during the last weekend in October and the first weekends in November. Read More

Nearly all of Golden Valley’s storm water runoff drains into Bassett Creek, making it an important community asset. The Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission (BCWMC), which manages the watershed, applauds its volunteers for dedicating their time and skills to helping the Commission achieve its mission.

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Beginning on Monday, Oct 27, the Luce Line trail in Theodore Wirth Regional Park will undergo repair work for approximately seven days. According to a Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board representative, the paved Luce Line trail between Ottawa Ave N and Theodore Wirth Parkway will be closed during the repair work. Read More

Google has named Golden Valley Minnesota’s 2014 eCity, an award that recognizes the strongest online business communities in all 50 states. Read More

Learn how to install your child’s car seat or booster seat Nov 8 at the Golden Valley Fire Department. Hosted by Safe Kids Northwest Metro Minneapolis and the Golden Valley Fire Department, the event will be from 10 am to 1 pm and feature nationally certified technicians who will help you properly install your car seat. Read More

Election Day is less than one month away. The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State offers the following important updates about helpful voter resources.

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