News By Month: September 2019

To better serve a growing senior population and respond to an increasing number of mental health-related calls, in early 2019 the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) assigned Detective Lance Evans to be its new community health officer. More recently, the GVPD introduced a new tool (see box) to help first responders more safely and successfully resolve situations with vulnerable individuals. Read More

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon gave a presentation on election security at Golden Valley City Hall Monday, Sept 16. The event was broadcast live on on Cable Channel 16 and will be replayed multiple times in the following weeks (see times and channels below). The recording can also be accessed on CCX Media’s website.

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The Golden Valley Human Rights Commission (HRC) is hosting a community outreach program titled Antisemitism, Xenophobia, and Hate: Local and Global Challenges Wed, Sept 25, 7–9 pm, at Brookview.

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Golden Valley police are investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle that appeared to be following a female junior high school student as she walked down the street after exiting the school bus on the afternoon of Friday, Sept 13. Read More

The Golden Valley League of Women Voters candidate forum for the 2019 Golden Valley City Council election is Oct 3, 7 pm, in the City Hall Council Chambers. Read More

Absentee voting for the 2019 general election begins Fri, Sept 20 and runs through Mon, Nov 4. Election Day is Tues, Nov 5. Read More

City crews will be preparing to mill and overlay Golden Hills Dr from Xenia Ave to Colorado Ave Fri, Sept 20 and Sat, Sept 21. Golden Hills Dr will remain open; however, drivers can expect delays as crews will be flagging traffic around the work. Read More

One goal of Brookview’s redesign in 2017 was to create a space for year-round recreation. The addition of more disc golf baskets, outdoor curling rinks, and solar lights along the multi-use winter trail will make Brookview the place to be this winter. Read More

The Golden Valley Fire Department (GVFD) is holding a fall Hands–Only® CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training class, Oct 30, 7-8:30 pm, at Brookview. Read More

Since the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was first found in Golden Valley in July 2018, more cases have been confirmed throughout the community. City foresters stress that awareness and management are vital to slowing the spread of the invasive beetle. Read More