News By Month: September 2020

To help promote protection of pollinators, the Golden Valley Garden Club is introducing yard signs to recognize and celebrate residents’ efforts in this area. Signs will be available for $5 at Market In The Valley Sept 27 and Oct 4, 9 am-1 pm. The GV Garden Club table will also include a “Simple Steps” display and resources. Read More

The Golden Valley Police Department’s Night To Unite Food Drive for PRISM is only a few weeks away on Oct 6, and residents are encouraged to start stocking up on non-perishable items for donation. Read More

Before the City’s next Building An Equitable Golden Valley forum, What Does It Mean to Have Access to Voting?, forum organizers are asking residents to take a short survey to share their experiences with the general voting process. Read More

The City of Golden Valley is working to address the need for affordable housing in the city and resident feedback and participation is needed before any formal decisions are made. Take a survey or register for any of the upcoming virtual design workshops. Read More

The Golden Valley Human Rights Commission (HRC) is accepting nominations for the 2020 Bill Hobbs Human Rights Award. The award recognizes members in the Golden Valley community who work to build an environment promoting fair and equal treatment for everyone. The deadline to nominate is Sept 30, 2020, 4:30 pm. Read More

Today is National Voter Registration Day, as is every fourth Tuesday of September. The City of Golden Valley wants to take this time to educate residents about how they can register to vote, if they have not already. Read More

The Golden Valley Human Rights Commission (HRC) is honoring the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr with the third annual Dr Martin Luther King Jr Human Rights Contest. The deadline for students to enter in Dec 1, 2020, 4 pm with the winner announced on Human Rights Day, Dec 10, 2020. Read More

The City of Minneapolis is scheduled to close Theodore Wirth Pkwy the week of Oct 5 between the railroad bridge and Plymouth Ave N for a resurfacing project that is expected to last four weeks. Please follow posted detours and use caution in areas where work is being performed.

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Last week “Our Town’s Story—Golden Valley,” a documentary produced by CCX Media through a partnership with the Golden Valley Historical Society (GVHS), debuted online and on local cable television. For residents who didn’t watch the premiere or for those looking to watch again, the film can be replayed online on the CCX Media and City websites and Facebook. Read More

The City of Golden Valley’s second Building An Equitable Golden Valley virtual forum will focus on voter access. It will be held Oct 8, 6–7:30 pm, via Cisco Webex and will be broadcast on CCX Channel 16 and streamed on ccxmedia.org and the City’s Facebook page. Residents and community members are encouraged to tune in and participate via Facebook or phone.

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