News By Month: June 2018

The City of Golden Valley received its GreenStep Step 3 status June 21, recognizing its advancement and commitment in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program. Read More

The 30-day public review and comment period is now open for a new piece of artwork to be installed near City Hall campus this fall.  Read More

Three residents of Golden Valley and neighboring cities have made a lot of progress in their firefighter training, graduating from the West Suburban Fire Academy (WSFA) earlier this month.
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On average, fireworks cause more than 18,500 fires per year, including 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires, and nearly 17,000 outside and other fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Although using recreational fireworks can be seen as a fun activity around this time of year, safety is always the number one priority. Read More

Summer has arrived and so has the increase in theft from vehicles. In the last week, the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) has taken more than a dozen reports of theft from UNLOCKED vehicles that were parked in driveways overnight. The majority of the thefts have been within Read More

Absentee voting for the 2018 primary election begins Friday, June 29 and runs through Monday, Aug 13. Election Day is Tuesday, Aug 14. Read More

Did you know that July is the peak month for home fires in the United States? Fires in the home can be caused by any number of summertime activities, like grilling and using recreational fireworks. The Golden Valley Fire Department wants to ensure all residents are taking the proper steps to stay safe this summer. Read More

In the past few weeks the City has slowly expanded its use of social media in hopes of better communication with Golden Valley residents and the surrounding communities. The next part of this expansion is the creation of a Twitter account for the Golden Valley Fire Department. Read More

The bridge that carries the Bassett Creek Trail between Crystal and Golden Valley is set to be closed the week of June 25 due to construction. Work is scheduled to last about a month and the bridge is expected to reopen by Aug 31.  Read More

There are two more opportunities for residents to learn more about becoming a paid on-call firefighter before applications close on July 8. Two recruitment meetings will take place at Fire Station 1, 7800 Golden Valley Rd, on June 28 at 9:30 am and 6:30 pm. Read More