News By Month: September 2015

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board announced today that a section of Cedar Lake Parkway will close Oct 19 for scheduled road maintenance. The road closure extends south from I-394 just past the bridge over the channel connecting Cedar and Brownie Lake. Work is expected to wrap up by Oct 28. Read More

The public is invited to attend an open house Wednesday, Oct 28, from 5-7:30 pm, to learn about the environmental analysis conducted for the METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT) light rail project. The event will be held at Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Read More

The Hwy 55/Winnetka Ave intersection project was substantially completed at the end of August, but defects in some of the concrete work have since been discovered and sections of concrete will need to be replaced. The repair work is planned for the week of Oct 5 and will be done at the contractor’s expense. Traffic control and lane shifts will be required. Thank you for your continued patience.

It’s your last weekend to get ready for Golden Valley’s Mighty Tidy Clean-Up Day, which is set for Saturday, Oct 3, 8 am-1 pm, at Brookview Park. It will feature areas for dumping junk and shredding documents and as well as donation stations for Bridging and PRISM.

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Valley Volunteer Day on Saturday, Oct 24, brings people together to work on projects to fulfill needs around the community and make Golden Valley a better place to live, work, and play. Groups or organizations plan and coordinate activities to coincide with Make A Difference Day, which is the largest national day of community service. This year’s events include Read More

Starting Sept 28, Hennepin County will be milling and overlaying Winnetka Ave from Orkla Dr to just south of Medicine Lake Rd. The work is expected to take one week to complete, weather permitting, and will cause some minor delays and lane closures along the corridor.


The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is getting closer to Golden Valley. On Sept 15, the City of Plymouth and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirmed  the presence of the EAB beetle in at least one tree near Medicine Lake in the southeastern part of Plymouth. Read More

Starting Monday, Sept 21, motorists traveling southbound on Hwy 100 in Golden Valley will not be able to exit at Hwy 55. The exit ramp from southbound Hwy 100 to Hwy 55 will remain closed through Oct 12, weather permitting. Read More

The Golden Valley League of Women Voters candidate forum for the 2015 Golden Valley City Council election is Oct 7 at 7 pm in the City Hall Council Chambers, 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Read More

Absentee voting for the 2015 general election begins Friday, Sept 18 and runs through Monday, Nov 2. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov 3. Read More