News By Category: Physical Development

To raise awareness and spark dialogue about the impacts of inequitable access to a clean, healthy environment and environmental amenities, the Golden Valley Environmental Commission (EC) and Human Rights Commission (HRC) are hosting the virtual event “Climate Change in Minnesota: Implications and Disparate Impacts” Jan 28, 6:30–7:30 pm. Read More

Xcel Energy is launching an electric vehicle charging program, EV Accelerate At Home, that will make charging at home easier, faster, and cheaper. Read More

Although plastic is a versatile material with many uses, it is also concerning as it presents health risks, contributes to litter and pollution, and is hard to dispose of. Some of the worst forms are packaging and single-use plastics like straws and grocery bags. Hennepin County’s latest environmental initiative aims at getting its residents to stop using these materials. Read More

The City of Golden Valley is asking for public input as part of its Facilities Study to help shape the future of its civic campus. Community members are asked to watch the Facilities Study Open House and take the survey to make sure all voices are heard. Read More

According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), it takes only one teaspoon of salt to permanently pollute five gallons of water. Knowing how to salt correctly keeps local streams, rivers, and lakes cleaner and protects habitats, fish, and plants. Read More

Thanks to recently approved State funding, the City of Golden Valley is moving forward with the next phase of the Medicine Lake Rd and Winnetka Ave Area Long-Term Flood Mitigation Plan. Read More

The City of Golden Valley is developing a Green Building Guide in hopes of encouraging residents to choose ‘greener’ options when performing home improvement projects. Green building is a process that reduces and/or eliminates negative environmental impacts over the course of a building’s life-cycle. Read More

Since the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was first identified in Golden Valley in July 2018, several more infested ash trees have been confirmed throughout the community. The City is continuing its EAB management efforts by annually removing and replacing ash trees, conducting public education, and completing tree inventories. Read More

The City of Golden Valley has published the Facilities Study Open House that details the City’s long-term building needs and it’s plan to meet those needs. Residents are asked to watch the open house below and take the survey by Jan 11. Read More

Golden Valley residents have until Dec 18, 4:30 pm to take a survey on the City’s latest stormwater improvement project. Watch the video open house, then take the survey on the City website. Read More