Brooklyn Park's Festival
The Operations and Maintenance Department will be flushing the fire hydrants in the city weekdays beginning Monday, April 28 and continuing through Wednesday, May 7. Crews may start as early as 6 a.m. and go to 5:30 p.m. The process will continue until all areas of the city are complete.
On Thursday, April 24, 2014, outdoor warning sirens will sound throughout the state at 1:45 p.m. and 6:55 p.m. as tornado drills.
Burning Restrictions Begin April 14, 2014 in Hennepin and other central Minnesota counties, and are expected to last four to six weeks. Recreational fires are still allowed if restrictions are in place. They are NOT allowed if there is a burning ban.
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 21-25, 2014. In Minnesota our greatest risk for severe weather is from May - July, but severe weather can strike any time. Be prepared.
The ambassador program is looking for individuals age 7 to 20 who live, attend school or work in Brooklyn Park. Ambassadors represent Brooklyn Park at community events throughout the metro area. Deadline to apply is May 9.
The Bottineau Transitway Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) document is now available for public review and comment.
Comments on the Draft EIS document will be accepted from April 11 through May 29, 2014. You may submit comments in a number of ways.
Arbor Day Foundation honors city forestry programs.
Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Dave Kiser to talk about the City of Brooklyn Park's involvement in a national organization called Cities United. He also has an update on a proposed youth homeless shelter, the upcoming volunteer appreciation event and more.
Kimberly Berggren assumes duties April 1.
Mayor Jeffrey Lunde interviews Community Engagement Specialist Antonio Smith about a recent Cities United conference held in New Orleans, LA. This is a segment that was part of the April May 2014 edition of Brooklyn Park Now!, the City of Brooklyn Park's official TV show.
The city is trying to set up identifiable subsections to improve communication and better connect residents.