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Ben Swanson and Gina Norris accepted two Northern Lights Awards for videos on May 17, 2018
Communication awards
May 24, 2018 11:58 AM

City staff win communications awards

Brooklyn Park City staff won two Northern Lights communications awards from the Minnesota Association of Government Communicators.

 
Police Chief Craig Enevoldsen presents the Officer of the Year Award to Officer Chad Miller
Officer Miller
May 23, 2018 09:15 AM

Officers and community members honored at Police Awards Ceremony

Two Brooklyn Park Police employees and two members of the community received high honors at the department’s annual awards ceremony. The awards celebrate our officers and employees who performed exemplary work throughout the year, and individuals who serve the community.

 
Youth baseball opening day
Youth baseball
May 17, 2018 02:59 PM

Brooklyn Park Youth Celebrate Opening Day of Baseball

Spring has finally sprung in the northwest suburbs, which means it’s time for the youth baseball season. Saturday was opening day for youngsters in the Brooklyn Park Athletic Association. There was a collage of team colors at Northwoods Park for the ceremonies as the young ballplayers were introduced before family, friends and teammates. Over 400 kids ages 5 to 12 signed up this year.

 
Cities United
Cities United Conference
May 07, 2018 09:23 AM

Brooklyn Park Hosts Cities United Statewide Conference

Eliminating violence and creating safer communities among young men and boys in the African American community is the crux of a national initiative called Cities United. Brooklyn Park is part of the effort, and the city held a statewide conference aiming to encourage other cities to join the group.

 
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Controlled burn
May 04, 2018 01:45 PM

Controlled burn in Village Creek Park

A prairie area in Village Creek Park is to be intentionally burned as part of a management plan that has been designed to maintain its health and vigor.

 
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New Fire Chief
May 01, 2018 04:29 PM

T. John Cunningham nominated to be next Fire Chief

Brooklyn Park City Manager Jay Stroebel has nominated T. John Cunningham to be the City's next Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Management. Cunningham has more than twenty years of experience in the fire service, and since 2009 has served as Elk River's Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Management.​

 
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Tater Daze volunteers
Apr 27, 2018 04:43 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 Kids Fun Run.

 
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Dave Kaliher
Apr 23, 2018 02:37 PM

Brooklyn Park Volunteer Gives Priority to Crime Prevention, Housing Needs

Sometimes the best volunteers are the ones who show up to get things done. That’s the case with Brooklyn Park Crime Prevention Board volunteer Dave Kaliher. He has been serving on the board of the organization since it started almost three decades ago.

 
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Apr 16, 2018 02:11 PM

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.

 
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.​

 
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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.

 
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.

 
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On the move
Feb 27, 2018 01:11 PM

Tater Daze is moving

Enjoy the festivities this summer at the Community Activity Center.

 
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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.​

 
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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

 
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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.

 
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Compost
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.

 
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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.

 
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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.”

 
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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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