News By Category: Hennepin County

Golden Valley City Hall is no longer accepting batteries for recycle, but some residents continue to drop off their used batteries. The City of Golden Valley cannot and will not accept used batteries due to safety concerns.

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Due to fire risks, Hennepin County has discontinued its battery recycling drop-off for all Hennepin County cities, including the drop off at Golden Valley City Hall. Read More

The Golden Valley City Council approved the addition of bike lanes on Glenwood Ave between Hwy 100 and Xerxes Ave N in Minneapolis as part of Hennepin County’s 2020 resurfacing project. The project will also restrict parking along that portion of Glenwood Ave. Read More

Privately held businesses with between 10 and 99 employees and $1 million-$50 million in revenue are invited to apply for a Hennepin County program that helps second-stage businesses move to the next level. Deadline to apply for the 2019-2020 program is Sept 30, 2019. Read More

Hennepin County Emergency Management realeased a statement on Facebook regarding the storm and Tornado warning the night of Sept 2. The County included information as to why certain cities sounded a siren and why other cities like Golden Valley did not. Read More

Hennepin County is replacing a small culvert pipe under Glenwood Ave between Westwood Dr and Ardmore Dr Sept 4 and 5. Traffic along the section will be reduced to one lane. Read More

Hennepin County is hosting an open house Aug 8, 5–7 pm, at Brookview for Golden Valley residents and community members to learn more about the 2020 Glenwood Ave Improvements Project. Read More

Hennepin County is selling compost bins made of cedar and wire mesh for residents looking to be a little more green. Order yours here for only $50. Read More

The rules about what can and can’t be recycled seem like they are constantly changing, and they more or less are. Overall, Golden Valley residents and Minnesotans in general are good at recycling. They have significantly lower contamination rates than elsewhere in the country. Hennepin County’s Recycle Smart campaign aims to help residents recycle smarter by knowing what can go in the recycling cart and by keeping problem items out. Read More

Learn to detect and prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) at an upcoming training session July 23 in Plymouth. Read More