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Wynfred Russell get sworn in as council member
Council
Jan 08, 2019 02:24 PM

Historic City Council swearing-in ceremony

Wynfred Russell is the first Liberian to serve on city council. Mayor Lunde was re-elected to a third term and two new city council members will serve the residents of Brooklyn Park.

 
Outdoor ice rink at Monroe Park
Outdoor rink
Jan 07, 2019 04:26 PM

Outdoor rinks are closed again

Based on ice conditions (puddles right now), rinks are closed today. We are evaluating the conditions on a day-to-day basis and will let you know when we are back up.

 
Officers and residents enjoy National Night Out in Brooklyn Park
National Night Out
Dec 22, 2018 10:46 AM

National Night Out: we're winners!

The results for National Night Out were announced and once again Brooklyn Park scored well!

 
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Highest-paid employees
Nov 29, 2018 01:31 AM

City reports top three highest paid employees

For the City of Brooklyn Park, titles and salaries for 2018 are city manager at $171,338.00, police chief at $149,719.87 and director of Community Development at $153,599.74.

 
Pop-up library
Pop-up library
Nov 26, 2018 01:55 PM

21st Century Library: Thinking Outside the Building

The Library’s Outreach Services helps bring materials to seniors. Just about anything you could do at a Hennepin County Library branch, you can do over the internet.

 
Winter parking
Winter parking
Nov 20, 2018 09:51 AM

Winter Parking in Brooklyn Park

It’s time to start planning for snow and parking in Brooklyn Park. There is no on-street parking in the city from 2:00 AM –5:00 AM now through April 15. Brooklyn Park will also be declaring snow emergencies where no on-street parking will be allowed.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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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.

 
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.

 
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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.

 
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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.​

 
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.

 
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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.

 
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.

 
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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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