News By Month: September 2020

Emails are a great way to communicate with friends, family, and coworkers, but it isn’t a good option for reporting emergencies to the police. Read More

If you are interested in helping shape the City’s new commission on policing, consider applying for the Police Commission Task Force by Oct 19, 2020, 4:30 pm. Read More

Up until 1965, in certain states Black men and women were barred from voting due to discriminatory practices adopted after the Civil War. Barriers like these and many others will be discussed in the City’s Oct 8 virtual equity forum “Building An Equitable Golden Valley: What Does It Mean to Have Access to Voting?” Read More

The Golden Valley Human Rights Commission has expanded its annual MLK Human Rights Contest to allow submissions from students K–12. This year students are asked to creatively respond to the question “What does it mean to be a good ally in the world today?” Read More

Residents are encouraged to take a survey on the City’s three proposed affordable housing sites by Oct 1. Survey results will help the project team shape design plans for each site. Read More

The Golden Valley Police and Fire Departments received an update from Hennepin County Dispatch that the 911 system is fully back in service. If you have an emergency or need assistance, call 911.

The Golden Valley Police and Fire Departments have received reports of a 911 system outage. If you have an emergency or need assistance, please call Golden Valley Public Safety at 763-593-8079. Updates will be posted here as information becomes available.

There are multiple ways to vote in the upcoming Nov 3 General Election. Now is the time to plan if you’ll be voting by mail, in person, or in a different manner. The City is asking voters to adhere to health and safety guidelines set forth by the State of Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Health, so expect longer wait times as social distancing measures will be taken and building capacity restrictions will be in place. Read More

To better understand and plan for its long-term building needs, the City is conducting a study of its facilities to determine how they can best serve the community while maximizing opportunities for a future downtown Golden Valley. To provide insight and feedback to the facilities study discussion, the City is recruiting 10–12 residents, business community members, and institutional representatives to serve on a task force with the City’s architectural consultant and a staff steering committee. Read More

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will close Theodore Wirth Pkwy Sept 29 and 30 between the trailhead parking lot and Plymouth Ave for required manhole and catch basin adjustments in advance of the resurfacing project that is set to begin Oct 5. Read More