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Scooter course
Scooter course
Nov 20, 2018 09:42 AM

Oxbow Creek’s “Scooter World” Has Harry Potter Theme

Every fall, the gym at Oxbow Creek Elementary in Brooklyn Park transforms to “Scooter World,” where students use scooters to navigate an elaborate obstacle course. This year’s theme is Harry Potter. Teachers hope the activity is one way to inspire a love of physical fitness

 
Project Hotdish
Project Hotdish
Nov 19, 2018 09:53 AM

Developer Puts Brooklyn Park’s “Project Hotdish” On Hold

Indiana-based Scannell Properties has proposed a fulfillment center for a 72-acre site near Highway 169 and 109th Avenue near the Champlin border. The proposed four-story building would be the largest of its kind in the state. The Brooklyn Park City Council was supposed to vote on the project Nov. 26. That agenda item has been removed until further notice.

 
I voted stickers
Voting
Nov 07, 2018 10:30 PM

General Election results

Here are results for some of the races on ballots in Brooklyn Park.

 
CEAP
CEAP
Nov 05, 2018 12:47 PM

CEAP kicks off Operation Gratitude

Beginning November 3, CEAP is asking people to show thankfulness by giving to others through Operation Gratitude. Operation Gratitude is a community-wide food drive that runs from November 3 to the 17th. Community members are encouraged to donate food and funds at participating grocery stores.

 
Brooks Landing Apartments
Brooks Landing Apartments
Nov 02, 2018 04:08 PM

Brooklyn Park Affordable Housing to be Renovated

The Brooks Landing Apartments will receive nearly $6 million worth of renovations in an effort to preserve the more than 170 units for fixed-income seniors and lower-income families. It is one of 55 affordable housing developments around the state to receive funding.

 
Park Bond Referendum
Park Bond Referendum
Oct 18, 2018 01:13 PM

Why Parks Are Important In Brooklyn Park

A 26 million dollar Park Bond referendum will be on Brooklyn Park’s November 6th ballot. The existing referendum from 1997 will end later this year and it’s been 14 years since the city made any major investments in the park system.

 
Park Bond Referendum
Park Bond Referendum
Oct 09, 2018 09:48 AM

Brooklyn Park Park Bond Referendum: Yes or No

Find out more about a 26 million dollar Park Bond referendum on the November 6th ballot in Brooklyn Park and what a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ vote would mean. City staff gathered feedback from the community at over 30 events to find out what they want out of the park system and a Community Assembly is coming up later in October.

 
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct 03, 2018 10:17 AM

City of Brooklyn Park to light city buildings purple during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The City of Brooklyn Park will be lighting various city buildings purple during October in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The buildings include City Hall, the Police Department North and South Stations, the Fire Department Central Station and the Operations & Maintenance Facility. Additionally, purple light bulbs will be available at the City Hall front desk for residents to pick up so that they may switch out their porch lights for the month of October.

 
Memory Care Facility
Memory Care Facility
Sep 28, 2018 09:34 AM

Brooklyn Park City Council approves new Memory Care facility

Suite Living and Senior Care will feature more than 30 private suites for elderly residents. The business will be located near 8500 Regent Avenue North.

 
Eden Park Apartments
Eden Park Apartments
Sep 27, 2018 03:37 PM

Water outage at Eden Park Apartments

This water main is owned by the apartment owner. Water is available at the rental office. The apartment management has scheduled the repairs through a private contractor. Brooklyn Park Utility staff is monitoring the situation.

 
Nature Preschool bunny
Snowball
Sep 27, 2018 01:44 PM

Brooklyn Park Nature Preschool names bunny

Brooklyn Park Nature Preschool prepares children for kindergarten through child-led and hands on learning experiences where children can ask questions, explore materials and discover answers and solutions. ​

 
Fire Department
Fire Department
Sep 26, 2018 03:48 PM

Brooklyn Park Approves Outside Review of Fire Department

The Brooklyn Park Fire Department will complete a two-phase study of their day-to-day operations. Chief John Cunningham says it will provide an outline for the future of their department.

 
Mississippi Gateway Regional Park
Mississippi Gateway Regional Park
Sep 26, 2018 12:44 PM

Plans Released for Mississippi Gateway Regional Park

The proposed destination park will combine the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park and the Brooklyn Park Environmental Nature Area into one regional facility. Three Rivers Park District and the City of Brooklyn Park have been working on this plan for six years.

 
CAC
Community Activity Center
Sep 26, 2018 09:38 AM

Push for more Diverse Catering Options at Brooklyn Park’s CAC

You could soon have more options for catering at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center (CAC). Like most event spaces, the CAC has a preferred list of licensed caterers approved to serve food at the facility. The venue is a popular place for weddings, parties and gatherings. But you can only bring in food and beverages from a group of four caterers—Jambo Africa, Lancer Catering, Lookout Catering and Roasted Pear.

 
Changing demographics
Changing demographics
Sep 13, 2018 03:13 PM

Brooklyn Park’s demographics are changing

One in five residents of Brooklyn Park are foreign-born, so the city is changing policies and procedures to reflect their changing population.

 
Mental health training
Mental health training
Sep 13, 2018 02:04 PM

Talking about Mental Health: Mental Health First Aid

Brooklyn Park trained city staff in how to recognize mental illness and how to respond to someone who might be having a mental health crisis.

 
Snow plow
Snow plow
Sep 11, 2018 10:46 AM

Don't get towed when it snows

This winter, the city is enhancing safety and helping people get around Brooklyn Park during the winter months by piloting a new Snow Emergency Parking ordinance.

 
astronaut-repairing-spaceship
Astronaut
Sep 10, 2018 05:22 PM

Do You Have the Right Stuff: Tales From Tim's Recycling Bin

It might seem odd that I would tell you this, but you might need to be putting less material in your recycling cart.

 
Hwy 169
Hwy 169
Sep 05, 2018 03:31 PM

Highway 169 Construction Nears End

Despite the rain drops and gloomy skies Monday, things were actually brighter for commuters on U.S. Highway 169 in Brooklyn Park and Champlin. The highway had been a cone zone for months. Now the massive road construction project is almost complete. For drivers in the northwest suburbs this was a “no-pain, no-gain” scenario.

 
Summer Blossom 2018 Grand Winner Gary Johnson
Summer Blossom winner 2018
Aug 31, 2018 03:51 PM

Summer Blossom Award Winners

The Summer Blossom Awards Program highlights attractive gardens and landscaping in Brooklyn Park. This competitive program annually recognizes and rewards citizens and businesses that strive to improve the City’s landscape.

 
New CVS
New CVS
Aug 31, 2018 09:29 AM

The business boom continues in Brooklyn Park

Multiple construction projects are wrapping up in the city, which should open up a number of new jobs too. Businesses range from Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers and a new CVS to new hotels. ​

 
Mayor's Minutes
Mayor's Minutes
Aug 27, 2018 04:44 PM

Mayor's Minutes August

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Dave Kiser to talk about the city's parks referendum, a new solicitor ordinance, national night out and more.

 
Sarai Roberts
Sarai Roberts
Aug 23, 2018 09:14 AM

Brooklyn Park Girl Named Chief for a Day

One soon-to-be sixth grader took on a tough job Wednesday. Sarai Roberts was sworn in to be chief of the Brooklyn Park Police Department. She won the opportunity after receiving a “golden ticket” from the department’s candy bar initiative.

 
Central Park
Central Park
Aug 22, 2018 11:59 AM

Brooklyn Park Parks Referendum Will Go On the Ballot

In November, Brooklyn Park voters will decide whether to support a 26 million dollar park bond referendum. The money would be used over the next 20 years to invest in the park system.

 
Meyers Groundbreaking
Job opening
Aug 21, 2018 01:31 PM

Brooklyn Park seeks an economic development and housing director

The City of Brooklyn Park seeks an economic development and housing director to join the Community Development Department’s leadership team. The economic development and housing director position presents an opportunity for an engaged and talented person who is committed to continuous learning and growth in the field of economic development, housing, and redevelopment.

 
tree_city_usa_logo
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.

 
Straws-_Plastic_Pollution_coalition
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.​

 
Misfits_label
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

 
Parking sign for the Internet exchange purchase location
Internet safe zone
Aug 08, 2017 02:29 PM

Internet safe zones

The Brooklyn Park Police Department is excited to announce that we have two designated parking stalls at both our North building (5400 85th Ave. N) and South building (7608 Brooklyn Blvd. N) where individuals can meet to finalize internet transactions and/or exchanges.

 
IMG_0424
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.

 
Banana
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.

 
Recycling can at Salt Lake City International Airport
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.

 
Clothes_Recycling_Web
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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