News By Month: February 2015

The Cities of Crystal, Robbinsdale, and Golden Valley are hosting an open house Saturday, March 7, 9 am-noon, to provide information about a proposed freight rail connection in Crystal from the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railway to the Canadian Pacific (CP) railway. The open house will be at the Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Dr N. Read More

Over the last several weeks, Golden Valley police have taken multiple residential burglary reports that have similarities. These incidents are occurring during the day while homeowners are gone, and burglar(s) are forcing entry (breaking glass; kicking doors) to gain access to the home and stealing everything from electronics, household items, jewelry, and firearms. Please be alert to all activity in your neighborhood and call 911 if you see or hear anything suspicious. Read More

Join City of Golden Valley employees and Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) in giving the gift of life Wednesday, March 11 at City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd.

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The Planning Commission and City Council will begin considering recommendations for changes to the City’s subdivision/zoning ordinances with a Planning Commission public hearing Monday, February 23, at 7 pm. The City Council will likely consider the recommendations at its meeting Tuesday, March 17.

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The Metropolitan Council will host a community workshop Thursday, Feb 26, to gain public input on the benefits and impacts of two potential METRO Blue Line Extension station locations. The workshop will be held from 6 to 7:30 pm in the visitation hall of the Church of St Margaret Mary, 2323 Zenith Ave N, Golden Valley, MN. For those who may be new to the project or would like a refresher, general background information will be presented from 5:30-6 pm. Staff will also be present until 8 pm to answer any other questions.

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Brookview Golf Course has canceled the Feb 21 Fat Bike race due to lack of snow. Trails will be closed for the weekend. Read More

The Golden Valley Human Rights Commission (HRC) is accepting nominations for the Bill Hobbs Human Rights Award, which recognizes community members who work to build an environment that promotes fair and equal treatment for everyone.

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Each year the City of Golden Valley hires almost 100 seasonal employees to help with Brookview Golf Course, parks and recreation, athletics, and maintenance. This year the City is posting these position openings earlier than normal so people have a chance to interview over spring break. Those who get applications in by Feb 28 will have first consideration, but the City will continue to take applications into spring. Read More

Run The Valley, one of Golden Valley’s most popular events, will mark its 21st anniversary Saturday, April 11. It’s not to early to start planning. In fact, you can save money by registering now.

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If you have a room that needs rescuing, the 2015 West Metro Home Remodeling Fair may be able to help. But act quickly! Time is running out.

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