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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Celebrating National Public Works Week 2021

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It's National Public Works Week!

Public works play a critical role in the health of our community.  Join us in recognizing Public Works Week, May 16-22.

The annual event highlights and raises awareness of the infrastructure, services, and programs such as street maintenance, safe...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

New Executive Order Removing Mask Mandate

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On May 14. 2021, Governor Walz announced his intent to end the statewide mask mandate in place since July of 2020.

On May 14. 2021, Governor Walz announced his intent to end the statewide mask mandate in place since July of 2020.  This change aligns Minnesota with newly released Centers For Disease Control guidance for mask wearing by those who are vaccinated...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Link to 05/19/2021 Planning Commission Meeting

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The City is currently using electronic means to supplement in-person meetings due to in-person social distancing limitations. Here's how you can continue to view or participate in meetings.

As part of the Local Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to restrict in-person attendance to maintain social distancing, the City is using electronic means to supplement in-person meetings.

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

FCC Opens Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

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The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

CPSC announces recall on smoke and CO alarms

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A smoke and carbon monoxide alarm maker has issued a recall for several of its models produced between May 2019 through September 2020 for failure to alert when there's a fire.

Smoke alarms expire and must be replaced every 10 years, to ensure you and your family will be alerted to a fire. Products of all brands meet high safety and performance standards, but occasionally there are malfunctions. If you have replaced your alarms ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

RentHelpMN is Now Open for Applications

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RentHelpMN makes it possible for eligible renters to get caught up on overdue rent and utilities dating back to March 13, 2020. It also makes provisions for those at risk of falling behind on rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Help is now available for past due rent and utilities through RentHelpMN.org.  Please note that RentHelpMN is in Phase One, in which people with past due rent who meet eligibility requirements are invited to apply.

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Reminder that Dakota County is Included in MN DNR Deer Feeding Ban

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Feeding and attractant bans are in place across the state to prevent concentrations of wild deer in areas with a higher risk for disease. These bans are precautionary steps the DNR took after finding deer that tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

Feeding and attractant bans are in place across the state to prevent concentrations of wild deer in areas with a higher risk for disease. These bans are precautionary steps the DNR took after deer that tested positive for chronic wasting disease were foun...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

State Launches Vaccine Connector

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The state recently launched the Vaccine Connector. Any Minnesotan, age 18 and older, can sign up for to be notified of when and where vaccine is available for them

The state recently launched the Vaccine Connector. Any Minnesotan, age 18 and older, can sign up for to be notified of when and where vaccine is available for them. If you have questions about the form or need language assistance, please call the Minnesot...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Links to virtual meeting participation will be posted here three days before the meeting.

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Learn more about how to participate in a virtual City meeting

As part of the Local Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to restrict in-person attendance to maintain social distancing, the City is using electronic means to supplement in-person meetings.

A virtual meeting link will be provided us...

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