News By Month: March 2020

Street construction season is just around the corner. Here’s what to expect in Golden Valley. Read More

Emerald ash borer (EAB), initially detected in Stockman Park in the northeast corner of Golden Valley, has been identified in several other locations across town. The City is continuing to inspect ash trees throughout the community. Read More

COVID-19 has caused some people to lose work hours and even their jobs. As a result, some aren’t able to afford or find basic necessities like food and toiletries. The Golden Valley Human Services Commission (GVHSC) wants to remind residents there are many organizations in Golden Valley whose primary goals are to help people in need. Read More

The Golden Valley Business Council meeting originally scheduled for March 26 has been rescheduled for April 3, 9 am as a virtual meeting via Zoom. Read More

The outdoors are still open in Golden Valley, and the City wants to ensure you enjoy its parks and open spaces safely. Activities like walking, running, biking, and hiking are acceptable as long you remain at least six feet away from individuals from other households. To help slow the spread of COVID-19, use of playground and park equipment is discouraged. Activities that cannot be performed while observing the six-foot social distancing rule, such as group sports and activities with people not living in your household, are also discouraged. Read More

Starting April 1, garbage collection days for residential customers will be limited to Mondays and Fridays. This is the most visible change resulting from the new waste hauling ordinance passed by the Golden Valley City Council in November 2019. Read More

As a result of Governor Walz’s executive order directing Minnesotans to stay at home and limit movements outside of their home beyond essential needs, the Golden Valley DMV and all other state DMVs will be closed through April 10. Read More

To protect the health and safety of taxpayers and staff, Hennepin County has cancelled the Open Book meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Golden Valley City Hall. Instead, residents can schedule phone or email discussions with assessors as well as file appeals online.
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To slow the spread of COVID-19 across the state, on March 25 Governor Tim Walz signed Executive Order 20-20 directing Minnesotans to stay at home and limit movements outside of their home beyond essential needs. This order takes effect at 11:59 pm Friday, March 27 and ends at 5 pm Friday, April 10. Read More

The City of Golden Valley’s March/April issue of CityNews was completed prior to the City-wide shutdown of facilities and the cancellation of programs and event until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As a result, details regarding events and programs have changed.

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