News By Month: July 2015

Winnetka Ave south of Hwy 55 will be closed Thursday, July 23, from 9 am to 3 pm so the City’s roadway contractor, Forest Lake Contracting, can install necessary utility infrastructure to support the new intersection design. Please follow the posted detours on Glenwood Ave and General Mills Blvd. Read More

The public is invited to attend an open house Wednesday, Aug 12, from 5-7:30 pm, to learn about the METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT) light rail project and provide feedback about proposed stations, parking, and pedestrian/bike access. The event will be held at Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd (note: this open house had previously been scheduled for July 30 and was changed to Aug 12). Read More

The selection process for Golden Valley’s new city manager is in its final phase as the City Council considers four candidates chosen from a field of seven semifinalists. The four finalists are Anoka City Manager Timothy Cruikshank, Delano City Administrator Philip Kern, Windom City Administrator Steven Nasby, and former Willmar City Administrator Charlene Stevens. Read More

Winnetka Ave south of Hwy 55 will be closed Saturday, July 18 from 7 am to 7 pm to allow for water main installation across the roadway. Detour routes (see below) have been established, and signs will be placed to direct vehicles accordingly.

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If you have some great photos of Golden Valley, here’s another chance to get them published locally. Town Planner is looking for color photos for possible inclusion in the 2016 Golden Valley community calendar. The deadline for submissions has been extended to Aug 15, 2015. Read More

Starting Monday, July 20, CenterPoint Energy will begin replacing natural gas transmission mains under Winnetka Ave between Orkla Dr and 23rd Ave. The work will occur on both the west and east side of Winnetka Ave and will take approximately two months to complete. Read More

On July 22, 2015, the City of Golden Valley will host an open house from 6:30-8 pm so the public can meet finalist candidates for the position of city manager. The event will be held in the City Hall Council Conference Room at 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Read More

This week marks the beginning of the lane and ramp closures on I-394 between Hwy 100 and I-94 in Minneapolis and part of MnDOT’s I-394 resurfacing project. Read More

Teenagers claimed the top three prizes in Golden Valley’s 2015 Views Of The Valley Photo Contest. Congratulations to the winners, who bested a field of 67 competitors.

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On June 15, 2015, the Minnesota Department of Corrections and the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) held a meeting to notify Golden Valley residents about the Level 3 sex offender relocating into Golden Valley. On June 21,  Golden Valley police arrested Roderick Emery for violating terms of his parole. Read More