News By Month: November 2014

A person is more likely to die in an alcohol-related crash during the holidays than at any other time of the year. Forty percent of traffic deaths during the holidays involve an impaired driver, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.  To help combat drunk driving, metro area police will be conducting extra DWI enforcement Nov 26–Dec 27. Read More

In September, the Golden Valley City Council enacted a six-month moratorium on single family residential property subdivisions until further research can be completed. The Council passed the moratorium in response to concerns brought forward by several Golden Valley residents that the Council found in need of deeper consideration. On Dec 11, the City will hold a listening session as one of the first steps in studying the issue.

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Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday, recycling collection for residents in the gray service area will be delayed until Saturday, Nov 29, instead of the usual Friday collection. Residents who live in the blue service area will not see any service changes. Read More

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Golden Valley Police Department’s (GVPD) Toys for Tots donation effort in collaboration with regional law enforcement agencies.

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Winter arrived early this morning, and City crews spent the day clearing snow and ice from streets and sidewalks. Get ready for the next blast by brushing up on City snow removal and parking ordinances. Read More

Do you have broken household goods, appliances, or clothing in need of repair? Bring them to the Hennepin County Fix-It Clinic Sunday, Dec 14, noon-4 pm, at Brookview Community Center, 200 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley. Read More

Golden Valley had a 67.83 percent voter turnout for the Nov 4 election. Read More

A growing percentage of motorists in Minnesota are buckling up, and those that buck the trend jeopardize their lives and the lives of other motorists. Local police are increasing patrols through Nov 25 to look for violators, Read More