News By Category: Planning Department
After receiving feedback from residents about complications with the original Downtown Study Phase II survey, a new survey has been created to fix the issues that arose. The deadline for the new survey is Dec 3, 4:30 pm.
The City held an open house Mon, Oct 21, at Brookview to share draft concepts of Phase II of the Downtown Study and specifically the area surrounding Golden Valley Rd and Winnetka Ave. The City, along with its planning consultant, Hoisington Koegler Group, Inc (HKGi), is now asking for feedback from community members on the concepts.
Each year, Hennepin County receives around $6 million from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development for suburban housing and development projects and services. To guide the use of these funds, the County works with Cities, residents, and other partners to set goals and priorities for affordable housing as part of a five-year action plan. The next five-year plan is now under development, and there are several ways you can provide feedback.
An open house Oct 21, 5–7 pm at Brookview, will update community members about the City’s Downtown Study and its exploration on the four quadrants surrounding Winnetka Ave and Golden Valley Rd.
The Connect Blue Line Now! Coalition met with Minnesota representatives in Washington, DC to push for support of the METRO Blue Line Extension (BLRT). The Coalition includes City leaders from Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, Crystal, New Hope, Golden Valley, and Robbinsdale who are united in making sure the project becomes a reality for the Northwest metropolitan area and the region.
In 2016, the Golden Valley City Council made it a priority to create a plan to improve the local bicycle and pedestrian network. With help from a citizen task force the City developed a full plan with goals focusing on two major areas—expanding the local bicycle and pedestrian network, and maximizing safety, comfort, and convenience for pedestrians and bicyclists.
The Three Rivers Park District is developing a new plan to guide park, trail, and program development over the next 20 years and is looking for public input to find out what the district is doing well and what can be improved.
The Hennepin County Tax Forfeited Land Division is selling three homes in the Golden Valley area and is taking bids until June 29. These tax-forfeited homes were recently renovated using small business contractors based in the community where the homes are located. Multiple open houses will also be offered for each property.
After years of preliminary work, Golden Valley’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan draft is ready for citizen review. Deadline for feedback is July 15, 2018.