News By Category: Planning Department
August 12, 2020
Given Golden Valley’s desirable location, one of the major challenges for housing affordability is the value of the land itself. In response, the City Council directed staff to use City-owned vacant land for single-family or multi-family affordable housing development. One of the first steps in this project is community engagement.
July 16, 2020
Affordable, safe, and stable housing is vital to a community’s well-being and prosperity. The City of Golden Valley’s 4d Affordable Housing Program offers incentives that reduce property tax liability, with the ultimate goal of preserving affordability and strengthening the bottom line for rental property owners.
July 14, 2020
A new public art installation is proposed for the parking ramp in Central Park West, located at the West End off of I-394 and Xenia Ave. Drawing inspiration from the area’s history as Lilac Way, initial concepts moved from screening and murals on the ramp walls to the three dimensional features of a destination sculpture. Goals included a design that reflects all of the population and engages with park visitors.
June 25, 2020
After months of research and gathering of public input, the City’s Planning Commission is prepared to make a recommendation to the City Council on zoning code changes regarding narrow lots. The Council will discuss the issue and hold a public hearing at its July 21 regular meeting, although residents are encouraged to share public testimony electronically before the meeting.
June 22, 2020
Starting Tuesday, June 23, Minnesota small businesses affected by COVID-19 will have 10 days to apply for grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The application period closes at 5 pm Thursday, July 2.
May 27, 2020
A video information session on narrow lots is now available for viewing on the City website. Residents are encouraged to watch the video and share comments to the Planning Commission to be included in the public record in lieu of participating in the public hearing June 8.
May 19, 2020
All residents should have received an invitation to complete the 2020 Census in early April. Since then, roughly 75 percent of residents have completed the census, but some neighborhoods are pulling more weight than others.
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