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Recreation gift cards
Dec 12, 2014 07:56 AM

Give the gift of recreation

Want a great gift idea? Give the gift of recreation! Gift cards are available at the front desk of the Community Activity Center.

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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.

Council Meeting
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.

Residents show why they love Brooklyn Park during National Night Out 2014
National Night Out
Dec 01, 2014 10:32 AM

Brooklyn Park takes fourth in National Night Out rankings

The results for National Night Out were announced today and once again Brooklyn Park scored well! Brooklyn Park took fourth place nationally for cities with a population of 50,000 to 99,999 people.

Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth posed with large check for their Youth Employment Implementation Plan
Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth
Nov 26, 2014 11:53 AM

Fundraising feat fuels Brooklyns teen job program

In Brooklyn Center's City Hall, community leaders gathered this week to celebrate the accomplishment of a fundraising feat that will represent employment opportunities for youth in the Brooklyns.

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Craig Waryan
Nov 17, 2014 03:09 PM

Minnesota Golf Hall of Fame Announces New Inductees

Craig Waryan of Edinburgh USA is recognized. The Minnesota Golf Hall of Fame has announced the 2014 Class of Hall of Fame inductees: Fred Boos, Bill Brask, Leigh Klasse, Betty Swanson, Craig Waryan, and Lynn Esau Zmistowski. Members of the group will be inducted into the Minnesota Golf Hall of Fame at various allied golf association events throughout the year.

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Nov 11, 2014 02:19 PM

New mapping application, event: Get Up and Geo

A new Brooklyn Park mapping program and its multiple capabilities will be on display Nov. 19, during a Get up and Geo event, which is the same name as the city’s new mapping application. Get up and Geo will be a desktop and mobile application that will allow residents to personalize online city maps based on their interests, popular destinations, routes and other preferences.

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Snow plow
Nov 10, 2014 10:38 AM

Get information on parking and snow removal

Read information on plowing, what to keep clear and learn some safety tips when dealing with snow in Brooklyn Park.

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Sound off station
Oct 31, 2014 03:41 PM

Youth collaboration ready to conduct Sound-off Stations

Last Thursday, high school students from Breck School and Park Center met at City Hall for a brief networking session and icebreaker. This was the first time the two groups met in person.

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Silver Tsunami
Oct 30, 2014 04:47 PM

How the impending wave of worker retirements will change government in Minnesota

When two Minnesota cities — one large, one small — decided earlier this month to offer paid family leave for employees with newborn children, leaders in both places predicted they would be the first among many local governments to do so. That’s because Brooklyn Park and St. Paul said they weren’t responding to political or union pressure, but to demographics — the need to help recruit and retain younger workers in the wake of the “Silver Tsunami.”

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Oct 01, 2014 03:05 PM

Adopt a Fire Hydrant!

Sign up now to adopt a fire hydrant and keep your neighborhood safe by shoveling it out when it snows.

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Housing rehab
Sep 15, 2014 10:46 AM

From eyesores to eye candy in Brooklyn Park

Star Tribune article, dated June 14, 2014, about Brooklyn Park's ambitious foreclosure recovery program that has transformed some of the city's worst homes into some of its best.

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