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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for November

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for November

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

City Council Videos

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Apple Valley City Council meetings are indexed and hosted by a video webstreaming service. To find past Council meeting videos, click on the City Council tab. Link to Video Index Page

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Stay safe this holiday season by observing these safety tips in and around your home!

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There is no better time of year than the holidays to ensure that all safety features in your home are in good condition and working properly! Safety features can include smoke detectors, cover plates for all outlets and light switches, and even windows.

There is no better time of year than the holidays to ensure that all safety features in your home are in good condition and working properly!  Safety features can include smoke detectors, cover plates for all outlets and light switches, and even ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

How to do your part in keeping the right of way safe and accommodating to ordinary use!

Basketball hoops are a common accessory in the front yard of many homes. Please remember, though, that these are considered obstructions when placed in right of way areas (at the curb) and should be removed.

Basketball hoops are a common accessory in the front yard of many homes.  Please remember, though, that these are considered obstructions when placed in right of way areas (at the curb) and should be removed.

City ordinance prohibits obstruction t...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Reduce neglected property maintenance items by reporting vacant properties in your Neighborhood!

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Please report vacant properties in your neighborhood to Code Enforcement staff. An improved housing market means fewer vacant homes, but knowledge of vacant homes in our community remains helpful to city staff in preserving the City’s neighborhoods!

Please report vacant properties in your neighborhood to Code Enforcement staff!  An improved housing market means fewer vacant homes, but knowledge of vacant homes in our community remains helpful to city staff in preserving the City’s neighborho...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Eliminate outdoor storage and reduce accumulation to reduce fire risk and rodent harborage!

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Outdoor storage and accumulation of construction materials, equipment, and other miscellaneous items provides ideal winter shelter for mice and other rodents. Avoid attracting rodents to your property and neighborhood by eliminating these conditions.

Outdoor storage and accumulation of construction materials, equipment, and other miscellaneous items provides ideal winter shelter for mice and other rodents.  Avoid attracting rodents to your property and neighborhood by eliminating these condit...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Economic Development Authority Videos

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Apple Valley Economic Development Authority meetings are indexed and hosted by a video webstreaming service. To find past Economic Development Authority meeting videos, click on the Economic Development Authority tab. Link to Video Index Page

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EDA Videos

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Water Meter Replacement Program Progress Update

Water Meter

The City is in the process of replacing water meters. Learn more about this program and when you will be able to receive a new meter.

Installation of the initial group of 100 meters is nearly complete.  Once complete, a 35-day test phase will commence where testing of the meter data and billing software will be confirmed. Following the initial test phase, the next group of 500 ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Buckthorn Stands Out in Fall, Making Removal Easier

Buckthorn in Understory

Why is fall the best time of year to get rid of Buckthorn? Because it is so easy to find. Buckthorn tends to stay green and hold its leaves longer than most shrubs and small trees.

Buckthorn is a shrub or small tree that has invaded from Europe.  It has taken over much of the understory of southern Minnesota, out competing our native forest plants.  And though it has lots of berries that birds like to eat, those be...

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More About Buckthorn... Home Spotlights
Posted on: October 23, 2018

Water Meter Replacement Program

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The City is in the process of replacing water meters. Learn more about this program and when you will be able to receive a new meter.

The City is updating the decades-old water meters with a new metering system. The City’s video production staff completed a short video which summarizes the project and helps answer common questions for residents

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Reducing Winter Salt Application - A Quick Reminder on How to Protect Our Lakes in Winter

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Salt pollutes. Snowmelt and rain wash leftover sidewalk salt into local lakes and groundwater. Once there, it cannot be removed. Too much salt can harm fish and plants in local lakes. Follow these tips to reduce your impact when clearing snow and ice.

"If you see it, it was overdone," a Master Water Steward sums it up perfectly.  If you see a bunch of salt left behind after you've completed your snow and ice clearing, it's time to sweep up what's left behind.

Here are 7 pollution redu...

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More on the Hazardous Effects of Road Salt... Natural Resources
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Buckthorn Stands Out in Fall, Making Removal Easier

Buckthorn in Understory

Why is fall the best time of year to get rid of Buckthorn? Because it is so easy to find. Buckthorn tends to stay green and hold its leaves longer than most shrubs and small trees.

Buckthorn is a shrub or small tree that has invaded from Europe.  It has taken over much of the understory of southern Minnesota, out competing our native forest plants.  And though it has lots of berries that birds like to eat, those be...

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More About Buckthorn... Natural Resources
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Remember to Clean Leaves from Streets and Sidewalks to Prevent Street Flooding and Help Local Lakes

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Leaves left in the curb and gutter will get washed into stormdrains when it rains. This can clog stormdrains and cause flooding. Leaves washed into stormdrains also end up in local lakes where they cause algal blooms when they break down.

We need your help keeping leaves out of stormdrains on the street.  Stormdrains are connected to neighborhood ponds and lakes by underground pipes.  What gets washed into stormdrains when it rains, ends up in those same lakes and ponds. ...

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Information on How to Dispose of Leaves... Natural Resources
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Are You Responsible for Winter Parking Lot and Sidewalk Maintenance? Get Certified in Smart Salting.

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The MPCA’s Smart Salting trainings provide suggestions to improve operator effectiveness and for reducing chloride pollution while keeping the roads, parking lots, and sidewalks safe. Many organizations have been able to reduce their salt use by 30-70%!

Minnesota waters need a low-salt diet

Doctors tell us to stick to a low-salt diet. Our lakes and streams should follow the same advice. While salt helps to keep our roads safe in the winter, it contains chloride, a water pollutant.  It takes only ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 30.05 Council Compensation

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 30.05 Council Compensation

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 30.05 Council Compensation

Summary:  The Code of Ordinances is amended as follows:  Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 415.11, as amended, the salaries of the mayor shall be $1,063 per month and t...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Appendix A for PD at Menards at Hanson Concrete Site

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Appendix A for PD at Menards at Hanson Concrete Site

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Appendix A for PD at Menards at Hanson Concrete Site

Summary:  The Code of Ordinances is amended by adding Article A__ establishing planned development zoning district number ___.  This amendment prov...

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Posted on: September 15, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Impervious Surface Area on Residential and Shoreland

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Impervious Surface Area on Residential Lots and Shoreland Overlay District

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Impervious Surface Area on Residential Lots and Shoreland Overlay District.

Summary: Chapter 155 of the City Code is amended to address maximum impervious surface area and building coverage area regulations. The ame...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending the Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in Apple Valley

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending the Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in Apple Valley

Ordinance Proposal: Amending the Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in Apple Valley

Summary:  This rezoning relates to a request by Menard, Inc. to rezone 46.44 acres from “I-2” (General Industrial) to “PD”...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 91 Animals Creating Separate Enhanced Penalties

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 91 Animals for the Purpose of Creating Separate Code Provisions for Dog and Cat Violations Enhanced Penalties

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 91 Animals for the Purpose of Creating Separate Code Provisions for Dog and Cat Violations Enhanced Penalties

Summary:  Chapter 91 of the City Code governing dog & cat regulations is amended to create separ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 2 Regulating PD 290

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article A28 Regulating PD 703

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article A28 Regulating PD 703

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article A28 Regulating PD 703

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 119 Granting a Franchise Renewal to Charter Cable Partners

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 119 Granting a Franchise Renewal to Charter Cable Partners

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 119 Granting a Franchise Renewal to Charter Cable Partners

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in the City

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Ordinance Proposal: Amend Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in the City

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in the City

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in the City

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Ordinance Proposal: Amend Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in the City

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Zoning Map by Rezoning Certain Land in the City

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 123, Regulating Massage Therapy Establishments and Therapists

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An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 123, Regulating Massage Therapy Establishments and Therapists

An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 123, Regulating Massage Therapy Establishments and Therapists

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155, Article 18, Appendix F-Planned Development Designation No.975

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An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155, Article 18, Appendix F-Planned Development Designation No.975

An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155, Article 18, Appendix F-Planned Development Designation No.975

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 97 Regulating Small Wireless Under the ROW Regulations

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An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 97 Regulating Small Wireless Facilities Under the ROW Regulations

An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 97 Regulating Small Wireless Facilities Under the ROW Regulations

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155 Appendix F Article A25 Regulating PD No. 679

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An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155 Appendix F Article A25 Regulating PD No. 679

An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155 Appendix F Article A25 Regulating PD No. 679

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155 Small Wireless Facilities

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An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155- Regulating Small Wireless Facilities

An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155- Regulating Small Wireless Facilities

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155 Appendix F - Regulating PD No. 739

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An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155- Appendix F of the City Code entitled " Appendix F: Planned Development Designations" by amending Article A31 Regulating Planned Development Designation No. 739

An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155- Appendix F of the City Code entitled " Appendix F: Planned Development Designations" by amending Article A31 Regulating Planned Development Designation No. 7...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 152 Natural Resources Management Regarding Final As-Built Plans

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An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 152 Natural Resources Management Regarding Final As-Built Plans and Performance Security

An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 152 Natural Resources Management Regarding Final As-Built Plans and Performance Security

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155, Article A28, Appendix F-Planned Development Designation #703

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An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Amend Chapter 155, Article A28, Appendix F - Planned Development Designation No. 703

An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Amend Chapter 155, Article A28, Appendix F - Planned Development Designation No. 703

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 34 Entitled Personnel by Deleting Chapter 34 In Its Entirety

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An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Amend Chapter 34 Entitled Personnel by Deleting Chapter 34 In Its Entirety

An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Amend Chapter 34 Entitled Personnel by Deleting Chapter 34 In Its Entirety.

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Ordinance Proposal: Amend Chapter 155, Article 18, Appendix F-Planned Development Designation No.507

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An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Amend Chapter 155, Article 18, Appendix F - Planned Development Designation No. 507.

An ordinance change has been proposed regarding: Amend Chapter 155, Article 18, Appendix F - Planned Development Designation No. 507.

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Videos

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Apple Valley Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meetings are indexed and hosted by a video webstreaming service. To find past Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting videos, click on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee tab. Link to Vi...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Planning Commission Videos

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Apple Valley Planning Commission meetings are indexed and hosted by a video webstreaming service. To find past Planning Commission meeting videos, click on the Planning Commission tab. Link to Video Index Page

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Planning Commission Videos

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Body Worn Recording System (Body Camera) Draft Policy

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This policy provides guidelines on how the cameras should be configured, when the cameras should be turned on and off, how the data captured on the cameras is classified, and who can access body worn camera data and how long it will be maintained.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Apple Valley, Dakota County, Minnesota, will meet at the Municipal Center, 7100 147th Street W., Apple Valley,

Minnesota on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as poss...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Water Meter Replacement Program Progress Update

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The City is in the process of replacing water meters. Learn more about this program and when you will be able to receive a new meter.

Installation of the initial group of 100 meters is nearly complete.  Once complete, a 35-day test phase will commence where testing of the meter data and billing software will be confirmed. Following the initial test phase, the next group of 500 ...

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