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Citizens Fire Academy group
Fire task force
Dec 10, 2018 10:29 AM

Apply to serve on the City of Brooklyn Park’s Community Fire Service Task Force

The City of Brooklyn Park is looking for community members to serve on a short-term task force. Learn about current service levels provided by the Brooklyn Park Fire Department and give your input on future service levels.

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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.

I voted stickers
Nov 07, 2018 10:30 PM

General Election results

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

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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.​

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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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.

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.

Recycling can at Salt Lake City International Airport
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.”

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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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