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City Clerk, Devin Montero points at you to become a candidate for City Council or an election judg
Run for council
May 17, 2016 03:17 PM

Filing opens today for city council

Want to run for office in 2016? File by May 31! Eligible residents who wan to become a candidate for Council Member for the Central, East or West District, must file an affidavit of candidacy and nominating petition with the City Clerk.

 
water flowing through the Brooklyn Park Water Treatment Plant
Water report
May 17, 2016 01:59 PM

Annual water quality report is available

Drinking water has been i the news lately with places such as Flint, Michigan having some serious problems. So you'll be glad to know that repeated testing of Brooklyn Park's water supply shows our water is safe to drink and meets state and national standards.

 
Mayor Jeff Lunde talks to Northwest Community's television's Dave Kiser about happens in the last month in Brooklyn Park
Mayor's Minutes
May 12, 2016 05:15 PM

Mayor's Minutes for May, part 2

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Dave Kiser to talk about the city's planning for the year 2025, Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, and the farmers market.

 
Mayor Jeff Lunde talks to Northwest Community's television's Dave Kiser about happens in the last month in Brooklyn Park
Mayor's Minutes
May 11, 2016 01:58 PM

Mayor's Minutes for May

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Dave Kiser to talk about developments in the city, including more jobs coming to the Target campus, light rail planning, and construction on the new Hennepin County Library.

 
Channel 12's Sonya Goins holds a firefighter helmet in the fire station and talks about job candidate
Hiring
May 11, 2016 11:06 AM

Brooklyn Park looks to improve hiring diversity

Brooklyn park is the sixth largest city in the state. It's also one of the most diverse. Now city officials want the staff to reflect the community it serves.

 
Gerry Gibbs, Crime Prevention Coordinator
Grand marshal
May 10, 2016 01:45 PM

Gerry Gibbs, Crime Prevention Coordinator is the grand marshal for the 2016 Tater Daze parade

Many Brooklyn Park residents know Gerry Gibbs through her crime prevention work in neighborhoods, National Night Out and the Police Citizens Academy where she has met more than 800 residents! Gerry Gibbs has worked for the Brooklyn Park Police since 1986 and is retiring at the end of this year but plans on volunteering around the City. Gerry will surely be missed as she has clearly made a difference in Brooklyn Park.

 
logo symbol for the City of Brooklyn Park
Candidate filing
May 09, 2016 01:07 PM

You could be a city leader; run for council

Want to have more of a say about what happens in your city? Think about running for council. Filing opens May 17 and closes May 31. Read about the requirements and pick up a candidate packet.

 
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Fire warning
May 06, 2016 10:51 AM

Red Flag Warning for Hennepin County

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Hennepin County, effective today from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 
Button design for the 2016 Tater Daze button featuring Spud McTater and fireworks
2016 Button
May 05, 2016 08:33 AM

Buy a Tater Daze Button

Enter to win great prizes! Purchase a $3 Tater Daze button to support our local festival. Those wearing a button will receive discounts at the festival. Buttons are on sale now at City Hall, Brookland Golf Park and the Community Activity Center.

 
Gabi Palm showing her winning design for the 2016 Tater Daze button design
Gabi Palm
May 04, 2016 08:33 AM

Gabi Palm is the 2016 Tater Daze button design winner

If you want to find Gabi, you can usually do so at the gym. However, the 11-year-old gymnast found some free time in her schedule to explore her creative side by entering this year’s Tater Daze button design contest. Gabi had already known about the contest because her sister has been entering it for years. This year, it was Gabi’s turn to take a shot at it and to her surprise, she won!

 
Lots of people crowd around rides and games at the Tater Daze carnival at night
Carnival tickets
May 03, 2016 06:16 AM

Presale carnival tickets: be an early bird and save big!

Midwest Rides is offering discounted unlimited ride armbands for early buyers. Tickets will be available at City Hall or the Community Activity Center.

 
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Tater Daze volunteers
May 02, 2016 12:54 PM

Calling all volunteers; opportunity to be part of your festival!

Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles during our community event. Such as assisting with the site set up and take down, helping the entertainment acts, marshaling the parade and helping with the Spud Run and Tiny Spud Run.

 
 
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