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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for May

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Monthly Liquor Store Specials for May

See our sales specials for Wine, Liquor, and Beer

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Link to 05/13/2021 Regular City Council 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: 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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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Please help us prevent undesirable trash container storage conditions in your neighborhood!

Trash Containers

When not placed out for collection all trash, recycling, and yard waste containers should be stored within a structure, screened from view if stored at the side yard, or in the back yard.

Storage

Appropriate storage can be unique to site specific conditions. Ordinance allows for wide range of storage solutions for single family residential properties. Common solutions include storage within the garage, thoughtful use of landscaping and vege...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Do your part to keep the public right of way safe and accommodating to ordinary use!

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Obstructions in the public right of way can interfere with many ordinary uses that we all depend on. Public streets, sidewalks, and boulevard areas should be kept free of obstructions and accommodating to ordinary use.

Street, sidewalk, and boulevard areas may not be used by property owners or contractors as staging areas for storage of equipment or materials except as allowed for by city permit. Construction/demolition and landscaping materials such as junk concrete fr...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Park and store vehicles at your property in a considerate manner consistent with City standards.

Vehicle Trailer Parking (1)

What, where, and how vehicles are parked on private property can affect immediate neighbors and the neighborhood at large. Here is a quick overview of standards established by city ordinance.

All motor vehicles regardless of type or placement on a trailer must be parked on an improved parking surface. An improved parking surface is considered to be concrete, asphalt, or pavers. When parked in front yards, all vehicles and trailers must be park...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Are you aware of installation and maintenance standards for fences in Apple Valley?

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Fences can bring a great amount of privacy and security to a property. If you are considering installing a fence here are a few tips on Apple Valley’s fence requirements that can help you ensure your fence will comply with city ordinances.

All fences must be located entirely on the owner’s property. However, boundary fences may be constructed on a property line provided the adjoining property owner gives written consent. A survey may be needed to verify the property line. Please n...

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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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Who can get the vaccine now from Dakota County Public Health

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: 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: 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 10, 2021

Link to 05/13/2021 Regular City Council 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 10, 2021

Link to 05/12/2021 Regular Traffic Safety Advisory Committee Meeting

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This is a link to the virtual Traffic Safety 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: 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.

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: 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.

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Posted on: April 26, 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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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Link to the Watersmart Portal to Monitor Your Water Usage

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

The Watersmart web page 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: March 10, 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: 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 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

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: April 29, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 130, Section 130.08

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 130, Section 130.08

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 130, Section 130.08

Summary:  This amendment changes the restrictions on sexual offender residence locations.

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Summary:  This amendment changes the boundaries of the zoning districts established by City Code Section 155.006.  The impacted properties are located on the northwest...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 50 Garbage and Refuse Storage and Collection

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 50 Garbage and Refuse Storage and Collection

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 50 Garbage and Refuse Storage and Collection

Summary:  This amendment adds a category of flexible or compact dumpster.


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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 130 General Offenses

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 130 General Offenses

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 130 General Offenses

Summary:  Section 130.08 pertains to sexual offender residence location restrictions.


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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regulating Outdoor Promotions and Events

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regulating Outdoor Promotions and Events

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 155 Regulating Outdoor Promotions and Events

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Regulating Temporary Special Events and Promotional Signs

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Regulating Temporary Special Events and Promotional Signs

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 154 Regulating Temporary Special Events and Promotional Signs

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special E...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 118 Regulating Vending Carts

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 118 Regulating Vending Carts

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 118 Regulating Vending Carts

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units to o...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regulating Transient Merchants

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regulating Transient Merchants

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 114 Regulating Transient Merchants

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Unit...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 96 Regulating Right of Way

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 96 Regulating Right of Way

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 96 Regulating Right of Way

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units to ope...

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 94 Regulating Right of Way

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 94 Regulating Right of Way

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 94 Regulating Right of Way

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units to ope...

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 71 Regulating Off-Street Parking

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 71 Regulating Off-Street Parking

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chpt 71 Regulating Off-Street Parking

Summary:  The following proposed ordinance amendment is part of a group of amendments creating provisions in the City code to allow for large Special Events, and Mobile Food Units ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Zoning Map Established by Section 155.006

Summary:  This amendment changes the boundaries of the zoning districts established by City Code Section 155.006.  The impacted properties are located on the southwest...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F, Article 31 Regulating Standards for PD No. 739

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F, Article 31 Regulating Standards for PD No. 739

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 Appendix F, Article 31 Regulating Standards for PD No. 739

Summary:  This amendment changes building setbacks to a planned development along 153rd Street and Founders Lane.

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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: December 8, 2020

Fingerprinting Service Unavailable at this Time Due to COVID Emergency

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Due to COVID operational changes, this service has been temporarily suspended.

Fingerprinting services are temporarily unavailable at this time due to operational changes from the COVID emergency.

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Orchard Place Chipotle - 157th St W & Pilot Knob Rd

Planning Commission meeting, Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 7:00 p.m. to consider a conditional use permit request to allow for a 2,325 sq. ft. Chipotle restaurant with drive-through window service in a "RB" (Retail Business) zoning district. The prop...

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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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