News By Category: Physical Development

In about one month, residents will receive their new organics recycling carts. Waste will be collected weekly beginning Jan 7, 2022. Recycling pick up will remain on an every-other-Friday schedule. Read More

With Golden Valley residents set to receive an organics recycling cart at the end of Dec 2021, residents may be wondering if they can change the size of their cart to store them easier. The best way to get questions about your recycling carts answered is to call Republic Services at 952-941-5174.

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Adding an additional recycling cart means there is one more step in sorting your waste but learning what can and can’t be put in your organics bin is actually simpler than you might think.

Unlike other forms of recycling, items eligible organics recycling don’t change. This means, once you learn which items go in which bin, there isn’t much else to learn. Print this guide from Hennepin County and place it on or near your organics bin for easy reference. Read More

CenterPoint Energy has extended its closure on Golden Valley Rd between Wisconsin Ave N and Winnetka Ave N, Fri, Oct 22 overnight to Saturday, Oct 23. Crews also plan to work on Sat, Oct 23, 8 am–dark. Learn more about the project here. Read More

At its Oct 19 meeting, the Golden Valley City Council approved a new contract with Republic Services for residential curbside recycling and organics recycling beginning January 2022. Recycling pick up will remain on an every-other-Friday schedule, and organics recycling will be picked up every Friday beginning January 7, 2022. Read More

The Golden Valley City Council is expected to review and approve a new contract for residential curbside recycling and organics recycling at its meeting Oct 19. Any changes in the City’s recycling service will take effect after Jan 1, 2022. Read More

CenterPoint Energy will be working on Wisconsin Ave between Hwy 55 and Golden Valley Rd and on Golden Valley Rd between Wisconsin Ave and Winnetka Ave starting Mon, Oct 18, 2021. Portions of the two roads will be closed at various times throughout the week. Read More

The City received 200 LED lighting kits from Xcel Energy through the Partners in Energy (PiE) program. The goal of the kits and the PiE program is to improve energy efficiency and reduce energy cost burden, particularly for lower-income residents. Residents can pick up their free kit at the Physical Development counter, past the DMV, on the first floor of City Hall (7800 Golden Valley Rd), while supplies last.

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Is there anything good about buckthorn? The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says “no” and recommends removal. Read More

Construction on a project to improve safety at the Hwy 55 and Douglas Dr intersection is anticipated to start in spring 2023. Main features include an ADA compliant culvert crossing under Hwy 55 for pedestrians and bikers and a mini-roundabout at the south frontage road intersection to provide more queuing capacity for vehicles at the traffic signal. Read More