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BP Named Tree City USA

The City of Brooklyn Park has been named a Tree City USA community by the Arbor Day Foundation because of its commitment to community forestry.

Park System Planning
Park System Plan
Mar 29, 2018 02:47 PM

City Council approves the 10-year Parks and Recreation System Plan

After nearly a year of community engagement efforts, on Monday, February 5, 2018, Brooklyn Park City Council approved the 10-year Parks and Recreation System Plan.

Cities United teen group
Mentors wanted
Mar 27, 2018 02:25 PM

Area teens need mentors; Cities United's spring youth series

Can you help mentor the city’s young people? The City of Brooklyn Park and the YWCA are partnering to host a series of seminars to give young people positive interactions, mentoring and conversations with police officers, business people and others. These seminars will be your chance to invest your time, talent and expertise in young people to lead them to a path to a brighter future. The series begins in April and last for ten weeks.

Garage sale
Garage sale
Mar 26, 2018 11:04 AM

Registration open for the Citywide Garage Sales

For just $10, you can be part of the citywide garage sales. Organize your own garage sale to meet your neighbors and make some money! Be part of this community hit that had more than 140 garage sales participate last year. Deadline is April 27.

Recreation and Parks receives Award of Excellence
Recreation award
Mar 25, 2018 02:17 PM

Recreation and Parks receives Award of Excellence

The Cities of Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center Rec on the Go program received the 2017 Award of Excellence this year from the Minnesota Recreation and Parks Association. The City received the Tommy Johnson Award, which is given to a project or initiative that best exemplifies the characteristics of innovation, futuristic ideas and creative initiatives.

Eidem Homestead
Eidem Homestead
Mar 24, 2018 02:35 PM

We're creating a 10-year Eidem Homestead Master Plan

Eidem Homestead currently consists of 19 acres and two complete farmsteads. In November 2017, city staff started working on a ten-year master plan for the site. The plan will include the development of a mission and vision statement for the site, an interpretation plan for programs and a facility development plan. The new plan will ensure existing and future programming meets our larger goals and works together to accomplish our mission.

A handful of salt is all you need to melt ice and prevent pollution
Salt and sand
Mar 23, 2018 02:09 PM

Salting and sanding sidewalks: will the city do it?

While we all appreciate a mid-winter thaw it can make sidewalks more difficult to navigate. When temperatures rise above freezing and some of the snow along the sidewalks melts it can become very slippery.​

Cleaning supplies in a bucket
Safety and cleaning tips
Mar 22, 2018 02:00 PM

Spring cleaning tips

As you do your spring cleaning, remember to these tips to keep your house safe and clean.

Brooklyn Park workers are making high tech products found around the world
Design Ready Controls
Mar 21, 2018 01:42 PM

High tech is being built in Brooklyn Park: Design Ready Controls' products found around the world

If you like playing with Legos you may have what it takes to make cutting edge products right here in Brooklyn Park. That’s right Brooklyn Park is home to numerous high tech manufacturing firms such as Design Ready Controls. Their world headquarters at Winnetka and 93rd Avenue looks like an ordinary grey building on the outside, but inside they are making control panels for HVAC controllers, oil pumps, building technology and more.

Community Engagement team poses for Instagram at Tater Daze
Communications manager wanted
Mar 16, 2018 01:31 PM

Brooklyn Park seeks a communications manager

The City of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota is looking for an experienced, skilled and creative communications manager who wants to be part of a driven and dynamic team. We like to think of ourselves as a community that is unique, united and undiscovered so we want someone who can bring people together and spread the word that Brooklyn Park is THE place to be.

Splash pad
City of Brooklyn Park
Mar 12, 2018 09:59 AM

Brooklyn Park Approves $54K Study of Possible Aquatic Facility

The sixth largest city in Minnesota has a robust park system, where you can play ball or take a walk to a nearby park, but it does not have a swimming pool. Brooklyn Park City Council members have said on record several times that they are frequently asked why the city doesn’t have a pool or some sort of splash pad.

Outdoor ice rink at Monroe Park
Rinks closed
Mar 01, 2018 06:30 PM

Outdoor rinks are closed

All outdoor rinks are closed for the season. If you'd like to skate indoors, join us for Open Skate at the Community Activity Center!

Traffic sign stating the axle weight limit is 5 tons
Vehicle weight limits
Mar 01, 2018 11:45 AM

Spring Load Restrictions 2018

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is starting spring load restrictions in the Metro Zone, which includes Brooklyn Park, on March 5, 2018 at 12:01 a.m.

Cartoon Spud in a car
On the move
Feb 27, 2018 01:11 PM

Tater Daze is moving

Enjoy the festivities this summer at the Community Activity Center.

Feb 20, 2018 12:15 PM

Skip the Straw: Tales from Tim's Recycling Bin

I'm in the middle of a challenge that's...challenging. To skip the straw? Find out why I'm doing this.​

Fire Department open house
Fire chief opening
Feb 16, 2018 06:47 PM

Brooklyn Park seeks a fire chief

The City of Brooklyn Park is now accepting applications for a fire chief. Consider applying and becoming a part of the great team here! Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume. The position is open until filled; however first consideration will be given to resumes received by March 12.

Nov 15, 2017 08:12 AM

Nobody’s Perfect Tales from Tim’s Recycling Bin

If you’re like me you look a little less than perfect on the outside, but you’re pretty good on the inside. Just like misfit produce. While they're called misfit, these apples, peppers and other items could be a good fit for you.

Choose to Reuse coupon book
Reuse coupon book
Sep 07, 2017 08:49 AM

I'm choosing reusing: Tales From Tim's Recycling Bin

Tim the Recycling Manager shows us why reusing is better than recycling

Jun 27, 2017 02:30 PM

What's in our carts: Tales from Tim's Recycling Bin

What happens to your recycling after it gets picked up? Recycling Manager Tim takes us to what is called a Materials Recovery Facility where the paper and containers we mixed in our cart get sorted back out into their individual categories.

May 31, 2017 08:37 AM

To Dirt You Shall Return: Tales from Tim's Recycling Bin

Natural things such as food scraps want to break down and return to dirt. And we should be doing what we can to help. It’s called organics recycling.

Apr 04, 2017 02:11 PM

Recycling on the Go: Tales From Tim's Recycling Bin

Recycling Manager Tim is on the go and he's looking for ways to make it easier to recycle.

Feb 06, 2017 09:02 AM

Coming Attractions: Tales From Tim's Recycling Bin

Coming soon to a curbside near you: clothes recycling!

Staff talking about City codes
Aug 18, 2014 05:43 PM

Know the Code

To help welcome New Americans and all residents in general, the City created a series of educational videos called “Know the Code.”

logo symbol for the City of Brooklyn Park
Utility billing
Jul 15, 2013 11:39 AM

Pay your utility bill online and enroll for e-statements

The City of Brooklyn Park now offers environmentally friendly, e-statements and e-payments. Save time and money with online billing.

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