News By Month: August 2019

At its Sept 10 Council/Manager meeting, the Golden Valley City Council is expected to review an initial draft of a new tobacco regulation ordinance. Read More

Each August the City Council reviews the City’s Proposed General Fund Budget for the coming year in preparation for certifying the preliminary tax levy in September. The tax levy is the amount of property taxes needed to make bond payments and fund City services, such as police and fire, street and park maintenance, planning, and zoning, to name a few. Read More

The Public Safety In The Parks event scheduled for Aug 13 was cancelled due to inclement weather. The stop at Brookview Park has been rescheduled for Aug 27, 7 pm. Read More

At its Sept 3 meeting, the Golden Valley City Council will consider awarding bids to install bike lanes on five streets this fall. The proposed 2019 City Bike Lane Project is a component of Golden Valley’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, which was developed starting in 2016 with help from a citizen task force to improve the local bicycle and pedestrian network as part of the City’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan.

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The City of Golden Valley has two openings on its Rising TIDES Task Force, a group that is working to help implement the City’s equity initiatives. Golden Valley residents are encouraged to apply. Read More

Gather your family, a group of friends, or head out yourself and start exploring Golden Valley’s beautiful parks as part of the Golden Valley Parks & Rec Scavenger Hunt. Deadline to finish is Oct 18. Read More

In September, the Golden Valley City Council will consider a proposal by Hennepin County to install bikes lanes on Glenwood Ave between Hwy 100 in Golden Valley and Thomas Ave in Minneapolis as part of a resurfacing project the County will complete in 2020. Read More

Six residents have filed to run for three Golden Valley City Council seats for the Nov 5 election. Four are running for two City Council seats and two are running for the position of Mayor. Read More

The Golden Valley Fire Department (GVFD) has partnered with North Memorial Health and Safe Kids Northwest Metro Minneapolis to host a free car seat safety clinic Sat, Sept 21, 10 am–1 pm at Fire Station One (7700 Golden Valley Road). Read More

Due to forecasted poor weather, the Public Safety In The Parks program scheduled for Aug 13 at Brookview Park has been canceled.