News By Month: March 2021

A community-organized event will take place Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 4 pm, at Benihana in Golden Valley. According to a press release from event organizers, the purpose of the gathering is for community members to speak out against racist and discriminatory behavior towards African American customers by Benihana’s management. Read More

The City’s Police Commission Task Force (PCTF) is asking for help from residents and community members in creating the foundations of a new police commission. To help make sure the new commission reflects the needs and wants of the Golden Valley community, please take this survey and share your thoughts by April 2. Read More

The City has recently received multiple reports of turkeys causing issues throughout Golden Valley, and it wants to ensure residents that it is following all guidelines and requirements of its Turkey Management Plan. Residents can also do their part by not feeding wild turkeys. Read More

Changes to flood storage are coming to the SEA School/Wildwood Park area and the City needs resident input before moving forward with any decisions. Watch the virtual open house and submit your thought below by the end of April. Read More

Over the last month, the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) has responded to several incidents of overnight theft from autos and garage burglaries. By locking your vehicle and removing garage door openers, you can significantly decrease your chances of becoming a victim. Please call 911 immediately if you see or hear anything suspicious. Read More

Have you ever thought about why your neighborhood looks the way it does? At least part of the answer is the existence of racially restrictive covenants. Join us March 30, 6 pm as our Building An Equitable Golden Valley team discusses the development of the Minneapolis area and how realtors, developers, property owners, and governments worked to ensure Golden Valley was an all-white community.

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Break out your tennis shoes, because registration for Step to it starts April 1. The free program offered by Hennepin County runs May 1-28 and is open to anyone. Read More

The City’s 2021 Street construction season will feature a few new projects and a few 2020 projects that were delayed due to COVID-19. Here’s what to expect in Golden Valley this year. Read More

Fifteen percent of Golden Valley (more than 1,035 acres) is dedicated to parks and open space, and the City maintains nearly 50 miles of trails. This includes several privately-owned properties open to public use under special partnerships between the City and property owner. One such property, the General Mills Research Nature Area, provides 1.36 miles of trail for public use in Golden Valley’s northwest corner. Read More

Through its Partners in Energy program, Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy are offering the Multifamily Building Efficiency program. The program helps to find ways to reduce energy usage in multifamily buildings, which leads to long-term savings and improved comfort for building residents. Read More