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Jan 30, 2015 08:23 AM

CenterPoint Home Energy Squad Visit

For a limited time, Jan. 27 - Feb. 1, eligible customers* can visit Star Tribune Steals to purchase a Home Energy Squad visit for only $35. This Steal brings the Home Energy Squad's trusted energy-efficiency experts to your home at 50 percent off retail value (a $70 retail value that includes materials and installation labor). In one convenient consultation, the Home Energy Squad will review your home's energy efficiency, then immediately install energy-efficient materials.


Imagine Respect, Inspire Resilience, Impact Responsibility

"What can camp do for this child this summer?" and "What will help your child get one step closer to being the respectful, resilient, responsible adult you are working so hard to raise?"


Camp: The Ultimate 21st Century Skills Learning Environment

Camp is the ultimate “depth of knowledge” environment for teaching 21st Century Life Skills. We see it every day in the growth of our campers (and staff), and more and more camps are doing the research to actually prove it!

Jan 23, 2015 09:51 AM

Metro HRA to Open Voucher Waiting List

Metro Housing & Redevelopment Authority, will open its waiting list for federal rent assistance for the first time since 2007.

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Youth in government
Jan 20, 2015 11:59 AM

Apply for Youth in Government Day

Young people in grades 9-12 who live in Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center have an opportunity to get an inside look into how cities operate and a chance to actively participate in their local in a City Council meeting.

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Top paid employees
Jan 14, 2015 02:30 PM

City reports top three highest paid employees

For the City of Brooklyn Park, title and salaries as of January 14,2015 are: City Manager - $154,919, Fire Chief - $129,479 and Police Chief - $126,624.

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LRT Community Working Group
Jan 02, 2015 12:29 PM

Brooklyn Park to form a community working group for Bottineau LRT station

On Monday, December 15 the City of Brooklyn Park City Council authorized calling for applications for community members to serve on a Community Working Group (CWG) for the Brooklyn Boulevard light rail station, as part of the Bottineau Light Rail project.

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Involvement opportunities
Dec 31, 2014 01:02 PM

Involvement Opportunities in Brooklyn Park

Many city groups and boards are recruiting members for the upcoming year. If you are interested in getting involved in the city, there are openings to join city commissions as well as volunteer openings.​

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Cities United
Dec 29, 2014 04:38 PM

Area School and Cities United Join Forces

Students from the Breck School, Park Center High School and the Osseo Area Learning Center are working in conjunction with the City of Brooklyn Park to make transportation safer, healthier and more dynamic.​

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Dec 23, 2014 02:28 PM

Norovirus hitting hard this season in Minnesota, with numerous outbreaks reported

Health officials stress importance of careful hand washing, food preparation to prevent ‘stomach flu’ As if colds, influenza and other respiratory infections weren’t enough to make Minnesotans ill in winter, this is also the time of year when digestive tract illness caused by a family of germs known as noroviruses tend to increase. This year, norovirus seems to be hitting the state especially hard. Approximately 40 outbreaks of norovirus illness have been reported to the Minnesota Department​

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Jamie Verbrugge
Dec 11, 2014 04:13 PM

Bloomington hires new city manager from Brooklyn Park

Jamie Verbrugge, praised for his leadership as Brooklyn Park’s city manager since 2008, will take on the same job in Bloomington.

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City Council
Dec 02, 2014 03:17 PM

City Council Approves 2015 Budget

In a five to one vote, the Brooklyn Park City Council approved the 2015 budget, which is almost 44 million dollars. This is the second year of a two year budget cycle that was approved last year, but it was amended last night. The amended budget is $16,000 less than the original 2015 budget.

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