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City Shares Post-Trial Message, Resources

For the past year, Minnesota has been a focus of worldwide attention as we reckon with the prevalence of systemic racism in response to the public killing of George Floyd, the following trial and conviction, and the associated protests and civil unrest. The City of Golden Valley stands firmly in its commitment to continuing racial equity work and is rooted in its core values of courage, accountability, inclusion, and communication.

The City understands more deeply than ever the need to listen, learn, and advance change. We recognize building a community with equal access to opportunities and resources for all stakeholders requires the voices of our residents, businesses, and visitors. As we work together, take care of yourselves and one another, and please listen to and treat each other with compassion and respect.

We want to hear your voices. As the City continues its equity work, there will be opportunities to participate and provide input. Please watch the City website, newsletter, and social media for updates.

Meanwhile, Hennepin County has shared the following list of community resources to assist you during this time:

Attend This Month’s Golden Valley Business Council Meeting

The Golden Valley Business Council’s next meeting will be April 22, 8:30 am via Zoom. Read More

Annual Brush Pick Up Starts Next Week

Golden Valley’s recycling program includes a three-week curbside brush pick-up in May. The annual brush pick-up gives homeowners the opportunity to place tree limbs and brush at their curbs for collection and disposal.

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Attend The Golden Valley Garden Club Meeting April 27

The Golden Valley Garden Club’s monthly meeting will be held April 27, 6:30 pm, via Cisco Webex. Read More

Misuse Of Schaper Park Challenge Course Leading To Broken Amenities

The Schaper Park Challenge Course encourages active lifestyles, and the all-inclusive play area makes it possible for families of all ability levels to enjoy the park. Recently, some park visitors have been misusing the play structures causing them to break. Read More

Hennepin County Seeking Feedback On Climate Action Plan

Hennepin County is accepting feedback on the latest changes to its Climate Action Plan through April 22. Feedback received will be summarized and shared with commissioners prior to the committee meetings April 27. Read More

Police Commission Task Force Hosting Two Information Sessions May 5

The City’s Police Commission Task Force (PCTF) is preparing to present its work to the Golden Valley community with two virtual informational sessions May 5, noon and 6:30 pm. Read More

Sign Up For The City’s Emergency Notification System, GV Emergency

At the start of 2021, the City of Golden Valley upgraded its emergency notification tool, GV Emergency, and it recently put the tool to use to notify residents of the April 12, 2021 county-wide curfew. Residents who aren’t already signed up for GV Emergency are strongly encouraged to do so. Read More

Bike Rodeo Hosted May 6 In-Person And Online This Year

This year’s Bike Rodeo will be held both in-person and online May 6. In-person participants will be required to register for time slots to limit large gatherings. Read More

Watch The Latest Medley Park Stormwater Improvement Virtual Open House

The City is looking for feedback on its concepts for the Medley Park Stormwater Improvement Project. Residents are asked to watch the virtual open house and share feedback online. Read More