News By Month: October 2020

After years of planning and work to align funding, the City of Golden Valley will be able to move forward with improvements to the intersection of Hwy 55 and Douglas Dr after the project was funded in the bonding bill signed by Gov Tim Walz Oct 22, 2020. Construction could start as early as 2022. Read More

The City of Golden Valley’s Parks and Recreation Department received the National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA) Innovation in Health Award for its at-home recreation program, HomeRECed. The award will be presented at the NRPA Virtual Conference Wed, Oct 28, 6 pm. Residents interested in watching the awards ceremony can stream it on the NRPA Facebook. Read More

The Golden Valley Garden Club’s monthly virtual workshop will be held Oct 27, 6 pm. Registration is required to attend. Read More

The Golden Valley Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will be closed Wed, Nov 11-Fri, Nov 13 while Deputy Registrars statewide implement a software system replacement. The DMV will re-open, by appointment only, Mon, Nov 16. Read More

Three Rivers Park District is developing a revised vision for French Regional Park and is seeking input from neighboring communities before updating the park’s master plan. Read More

Eligible voters can apply for, vote, and deposit their absentee ballot into a ballot counter when absentee voting in person at City Hall Oct 27–Nov 2. Voting machines will record votes as they are turned in but will not report results until after polls close on Election Day, Nov 3. Read More

City crews will be out plowing until 4 pm this afternoon and will pick back up early the morning of Wed, Oct 21. The City will assess the need for further plowing as the storm progresses. Read More

The Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission’s (BCWMC) Sweeney Lake Water Quality Improvement Project is scheduled to begin Oct 26 and will take up to 5 days, weather dependent. Read More

The Golden Valley Garden Club’s monthly virtual workshop will be held Oct 27, 6 pm. Registration is required to attend the workshop. Read More

The Noah Joynes Youth Recreation Fund is now accepting applications from local organizations that support youth-focused services, recreation programs, and facilities in Golden Valley. Established in 2020 by the Joynes family to celebrate the life of Noah Joynes, one priority of Noah’s Fund is to support the improvement or addition of community youth recreation facilities. Read More