News By Month: April 2018
City crews will initiate a complete plow (streets, sidewalks, etc) at 7 am Sat, April 14. No parking is allowed on any street until the storm has ended and plowing has been completed.
Golden Valley Recognized As A Finalist For Minnesota Real Estate Journal Municipality Of The Year Award
The City of Golden Valley was one of five finalists for Municipality of the Year, one of 15 categories in the 2018 Minnesota Real Estate Journal awards presented April 11 at the Golden Valley Country Club. The awards showcase the top achievements and developments in Minnesota over the past year.
Proper disposal of medications cuts down on the chance of them falling into the wrong hands and is better for the environment. To help residents do just that, the City of Golden Valley will host a prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 28, from 10 am to 2 pm, at the Public Safety Building lobby, 7700 Golden Valley Rd.
Extreme heat events in Minnesota are already occurring and expected to become more common, more severe, and longer-lasting as our climate changes. Learning how to prepare and respond will help keep you and your loved ones safe.
Golden Valley City Hall no longer has a recycling box for printer inkjet and toner cartridges–it has been removed by the vendor. However, Tech Dump (825 Boone Ave N, #100, Golden Valley) offers free disposal.
As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week April 9-13, state-wide tornado drills are scheduled for Thur, April 12, at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm. The outdoor warning sirens will sound as part of both drills.
Franchise fee increases approved by the City Council in December 2017 to help fund infrastructure improvements are expected to provide approximately $1 million per year in additional revenue after 2019. The increases are part of the City’s strategic plan to outline infrastructure project priorities and provide financing solutions that lessen the use of long-term debt.
The City of Golden Valley hires almost 100 seasonal employees each year to help with Brookview, parks and recreation, athletics, and maintenance. Year-round part-time positions are also available with Brookview’s Three One Six Bar + Grill and the Backyard Indoor Playground.
Spring and summer rainfalls can be heavy and can produce flash floods in a matter of hours. In Minnesota, floods kill more people than any other weather event–15 people have died in floods since 1993.
Starting Thursday, April 12, construction crews will begin removing trees inside the county right-of-way along the Golden Valley Road Bridge over Bassett Creek. The work will be done during daytime hours and is expected to take two days, weather permitting. Expect travel delays and some dust and noise.