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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for July

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Monthly Liquor Store Specials for July

See our sales specials for Wine, Liquor, and Beer

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Ensure proper storage of vehicles on your property and in your neighborhood!

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To maintain the aesthetic quality of the community, city ordinance prohibits the outdoor storage of abandoned and junk vehicles on private property. Abandoned and junk vehicles should be stored in an enclosed garage or storage building.

Vehicles parked outside on private property that lack vital component parts or are in such a visibly inoperable condition that they are incapable of use consistent with their usual functions are considered junk vehicles and prohibited by City ordinance. V...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Dakota County Offers Reduced Fee Mattress Curbside Collection!

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Do you have mattresses and/or box springs that are no longer needed? Dakota County and Certified Recycling is offering reduce rate curbside pick-up now through September 6, 2021.

Certified Recycling, in partnership with Dakota County, is offering a special pickup rate for Dakota County residents through September 6 for any type of mattress or box spring. Instead of sending them to a landfill, Certified Recycling disassembles the m...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Update the exterior features of your home while increasing curb appeal and value of your property!

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Updating exterior features can add curb appeal and increase the value of your home. Exterior improvements can be recouped through resale by as much as 90% or more.

A measure of recent national remodeling trends provided by Remodeling Magazine’s website (link provided below) demonstrates that in our region 4 of the top 5 remodeling projects for which homeowners recoup a large portion of the costs for the pr...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

Do your part to keep your neighborhood free of nuisance conditions!

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Public nuisances are conditions have detrimental effects on the general health, safety, and welfare of the public.

Efforts should be taken to prevent the creation of public nuisances on private property.  Once a nuisance condition has arisen steps must be taken to eliminate such condition in a timely manner.

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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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Recently, Dakota County Public Health began moving into Phase 1B. Phases are different depending on your county/community. Dakota County is now opening vaccination appointments to pre-K through g...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Recreational Fires

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Are you considering a recreational Fire? The weather has been hot and dry, and the humidity very low. Lawns and trees are brittle and dry and can easily catch fire and spread the fire.

Before striking that match, have these items for safety: a fire pit no larger than 3x3, fire pit is 25 feet from any combustible structure (including a fence), winds are less than 15 MPH, fire is continuously attended by an adult, you have a fire extingui...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Link to 07/27/2021 Urban Affairs Advisory Committee Meeting

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This is a link to the virtual Urban Affairs Advisory meeting for those wishing to participate remotely.

Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the City is currently holding meetings in person at the Municipal Center as well as allowing for virtual participation.  Please use the link below to register to participate in the virtual meeting.  There a...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Drought Warning Water Restrictions In Effect

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Use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The Department of Natural Resources has determined the state is in a drought warning. As a result, the DNR has asked cities to enforce irrigation policies and reduce daily water usage.

The use of sprinklers and irrigation systems is prohibited between 11 a...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Airport Noise Summer Listening Session On-line July 28th at 6:00 pm

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Join the Noise Oversight Committee next week for the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Summer Listening Session. The session will be held via Teams on July 28, 2021 at 6:00 PM.

The MAC Community Relations Office sponsors quarterly Listening Sessions for residents to receive updates on the MSP Noise Oversight Committee (NOC) and its activities, to be briefed on MSP operational levels and procedures and to have an opportunity to p...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Dakota County Offers Reduced Fee Mattress Curbside Pick-up

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Certified Recycling in partnership with Dakota County is offering a special pick up rate for county residents through Sept. 6 for any type of mattress or box spring.

Certified Recycling in partnership with Dakota County is offering a special pickup rate for Dakota County residents through Sept. 6 for any type of mattress or box spring. Instead of sending them to a landfill, Certified Recycling disassembles the mattres...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

2021 Drinking Water Quality Report

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We are pleased to report Apple Valley’s drinking water continues to meet safety standards. Learn more about the test results and discover ways to help protect our drinking water.

View the 2021 Drinking Water Quality Report

To request a hard copy of the report, email pubworks@applevalleymn.gov or call 952-953-2400.

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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.

Eviction Prevention Assistance

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: March 10, 2021

Monitor Your Water Usage With Watersmart

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Pay bills online, monitor water usage, get notifications if a possible leak is detected and more

Watersmart can help you better manage your water usage and understand when and how you are using large volumes of water. Create a login account and learn more.

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Drought Warning Water Restrictions In Effect

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Use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The Department of Natural Resources has determined the state is in a drought warning. As a result, the DNR has asked cities to enforce irrigation policies and reduce daily water usage.

The use of sprinklers and irrigation systems is prohibited between 11 a...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Save water — and your money

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Get credit applied to your utility bill by improving your home’s water efficiency with WaterSmart.

  • Receive up to a $100 rebate for toilet replacement with a WaterSense-labeled toilet.
  • Receive up to a $150 rebate for irrigation controller replacement with a WaterSense-labeled controller.
  • Receive up to a $150 rebate for clothes washing machine replacement ...
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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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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: May 25, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 50 Regulating Licensed Solid Waste Haulers

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 50 Regulating Licensed Solid Waste Haulers

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 50 Regulating Licensed Solid Waste Haulers

Summary:  Chapter 50 of the City Code, regulating solid waste, is amended to delete provisions requiring a licensed hauler to submit certain reports to the City; and is amended...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 115 Regulating Tobacco Products

Summary:  Chapter 115 of the City Code, regulating tobacco, tobacco products, and tobacco related devises, is amended in order to eliminate penalties for purchase, use, and possession vio...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Cider Ridge Marketplace

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Cider Ridge Marketplace

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Cider Ridge Marketplace

Summary:  This draft planned development ordinance is a proposed PD Amendment for the Cider Ridge Marketplace development on the northeast corner of Cedar Ave and 1...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Applewood Pointe

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Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Applewood Pointe

Ordinance Proposal: Chapter 155 Adding Planned Development Applewood Pointe

Summary:  This draft planned development ordinance pertains to 10.9 acres of property located at the northeast corner of Pilot Knob Road and McAndrews Road.  The ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 114, 118, 154, 155, 71, 94, & 96 special events & mobile food

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 114, 118, 154, 155, 71, 94, & 96 regulating special events and mobile food units

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapters 114, 118, 154, 155, 71, 94, & 96 regulating special events and mobile food units

Summary:  The City has drafted an ordinance that creates provisions to regulate special events and mobile food units within ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155.246 Regarding Retail Sales within Institutional District

Summary:  The purpose of the institutional zone is for public and quasi-public uses, such as parks, schools, and municipal buildings. The proposed or...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 11 Regulating PD 144 Zone 5

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 11 Regulating PD 144 Zone 5

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F Article 11 Regulating PD 144 Zone 5

Summary: Permitted uses modified (D)   Zone 5.  Within this zone, no structure or land shall be used, except for one or more of the following uses or ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 50 Solid Waste

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 50 Solid Waste

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 50 Solid Waste

Summary: The attached ordinance updates Chapter 50 of the City Code Concerning Garbage and Recycling Collection.  The update is required by Dakota County to ensure the City requirements meet the ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 to Add Low Density Flex Residential Zoning District

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 to Add Low Density Flex Residential Zoning District

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 to Add Low Density Flex Residential Zoning District

Summary: The City of Apple Valley is proposing to amend the City's zoning chapter to add the "LDF" (Low Density Flex) residential zoning distric...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, App. F., Article 33

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, Appendix F, Article 33, PD 856

Summary: The proposed amendments identifies the permitted, conditional, and accessory uses; area requirements and performance standards in Zone 3 of Planned Development No. 8...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Join us for Night to Unite!

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Get ready for Night to Unite 2021 on Tuesday, August 3, 2021!

We’re back and excited to get out into the public and meet up with Apple Valley folks again! Get your neighbors together for a night out with police and fire on Tuesday, August 3. Register your party now and take the coming weeks to plan your ev...

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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: April 29, 2021

Summer Water Restrictions In Effect Saturday, May 1

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A reminder that use of sprinklers is prohibited between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. daily.

Irrigation systems or sprinklers can be operated before 11:00 a.m. or after 6:00 p.m. daily.  

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