News By Month: December 2014

To help combat drunk driving, metro area police will be conducting extra DWI enforcement through the New Year’s holiday weekend. Be responsible and plan for a sober ride. Read More

Due to the New Year’s Day holiday, recycling collection for residents in the blue service area will be delayed until Sat, Jan 2, instead of the usual Friday collection. Residents who live in the gray service area will not see any service changes due to the New Year’s Day holiday. Read More

For the 25th 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).

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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 27, 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 service area will be delayed one day for the New Year’s Day holiday next week. Read More

The City of Golden Valley is hosting an informal open house meeting Thursday, January 8, 2015, to discuss proposed improvements to properties that are part of the 2015 Bassett Creek Restoration Project. The project is scheduled for construction in late 2015. Read More

While the winter solstice has passed and the days are starting to get longer, there is still a lot of winter left. With the extended hours of no sunlight, streetlights can play an important role in travel and safety, especially during the holidays. Read More

Do you have the baddest bathroom in the west metro? The cruddiest kitchen in the county? The 2015 West Metro Home Remodeling Fair is looking for ugly rooms that need to be rescued. Read More

All Golden Valley skating rinks will open for the season Saturday, Dec. 20, at 10 am and will remain open during regular scheduled hours, weather permitting. Visit the skating rinks page to for details on hours and locations.

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The City of Golden Valley is one of 14 public organizations recently awarded facilities grants for 2015 from the Hennepin Youth Sports Program. On Dec 15, the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners approved a total of $1,849,665 in Youth Sports Program grants for 2015. Golden Valley will receive $325,000 for athletic facility improvements at Sandburg Learning Center. Read More

A Golden Valley home sustained significant damage in an early morning fire Dec 14, 2014. Heavy fire conditions magnified by an explosion required the cooperative efforts of nine area fire departments. Read More