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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for October

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Notice of Sale of Unclaimed Vehicles

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The City of Apple Valley has for sale, to the highest bidder, the following unclaimed vehicles and any contents thereof. Bids will be accepted until 10 days from the date of posting or later if vehicle is not sold or otherwise disposed.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 168B, and Apple Valley City Code, Chapter 90.06, the City of Apple Valley has for sale, to the highest bidder, the following unclaimed vehicles and any contents thereof.  Any in...

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Vehicle List Auctions

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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: October 22, 2018

Appropriate disposal of yard waste keeps neighbors happy and you in compliance!

Yard Waste Disposal

It’s that time of year again for many to be in the yard raking, collecting, and disposing of leaves. How can yard waste material be disposed of properly? Trash haulers do collect yard waste at the curb, but other disposal options are available!

It’s that time of year again for many to be in the yard raking, collecting, and disposing of leaves.  How can yard waste material be disposed of properly?  Trash haulers do collect yard waste at the curb, but other disposal opt...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Assess & protect your home from the second leading cause of lung cancer – Radon!

Radon Awareness

Are you aware of the health risks associated with elevated Radon levels in your home? Minnesota has high radon levels; amplified by geology and climate. Radon is the leading cause for lung cancer in non-smokers. Consider testing & protecting your home!

Are you aware of the health risks associated with elevated Radon levels in your home? Minnesota has high radon levels; amplified by geology and climate. Radon is the leading cause for lung cancer in non-smokers. Consider testing & protecting your home...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

How to ensure your winter boat storage is compliant with City Ordinances!

Winter Boat Storage

Are you thinking about winter storage options for your boat? Please remember that motorized vehicles including boats stored on trailers must be parked on approved hard surface such as concrete, asphalt, or pavers regardless of the season.

Are you thinking about winter storage options for your boat?  Please remember that motorized vehicles including boats stored on trailers must be parked on approved hard surface such as concrete, asphalt, or pavers regardless of the season.

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Ensure temporary signs are permitted and placed correctly for your next event!

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Temporary signs cannot be located in right of way area between the back of a curb and private property, typically 13 feet or more from the back of the curb.

Temporary signs cannot be located in right of way areas, typically 13 feet or more from the back of the curb.  Open house signs may be located within a 6 block radius of the house being shown, should remain 5 feet from all curbs, and are allowed ...

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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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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Change your Clocks - Change your batteries!

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Don't forget to change your smoke and carbon monoxide alarm batteries when you set back you clocks on November 4th.

It’s hard to believe we’ll be turning back our clocks in the near future, and that the days will be getting noticeably shorter.  Here’s a significant benefit to the day: It's time to remember to Change Your Clock Cha...

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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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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Fall Street Sweeping Underway

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Please be aware when driving around street sweeping activity.

Four sweepers are out removing leaves and debris from the City streets. Sweeping started in October near Farquar and Long Lakes and will progress throughout the City over several weeks. Fall sweeping significantly reduces the potential for street flooding...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Change your Clocks - Change your batteries!

Change Your Clock Change Your Detector Batteries

Don't forget to change your smoke and carbon monoxide alarm batteries when you set back you clocks on November 4th.

It’s hard to believe we’ll be turning back our clocks in the near future, and that the days will be getting noticeably shorter.  Here’s a significant benefit to the day: It's time to remember to Change Your Clock Change Your Battery. The Internat...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Shoe Recycling Event Nov. 12th to 18th at AV Community Center

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Do you have a pair of worn out or tired shoes that need recycling? The annual shoe recycling event is November 12th through 18th.

Dakota Valley Recycling is sponsoring a shoe recycling event for the Cities of Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, and Lakeville.  Drop of sites are available in each of the four cities between November 12th and November 18th.  Apple Valley...

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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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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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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: September 28, 2018

A Master Water Steward Gives Tips on Fall Raingarden Maintenance - the Latest From CleanWaterMN.org

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Roxanne Stuhr sat down with CleanWaterMN to give them the rundown on fall raingarden maintenance, and it turns out that rain garden maintenance needs aren't so different from what we do in our regular gardens. You can have a raingarden too.

Autumn Tips for Your Rain Garden

Follow Roxanne’s simple tips to prep your rain garden for winter.

Clean Up!

  • If your rain garden design includes a dry creek bed or another drainage depression, use a blower to remove debris.
  • Weed out undesirable plan...
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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Snow Can Conceal Site Conditions - Call Now to Close Out NRMP Permits to Avoid Delays Due to Winter

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City staff are not able to close out NRMP permits where they are unable to confirm that permanent stabilization has been achieved due to snow on the ground. Call now to schedule final inspections to avoid having to renew security letters of credit.

The Natural Resources Mangement Permit required on most construction permits requires that all soils be stablized with permanent vegetation before the permit can be closed out.  In other words, all soils must have actively growing perennial veget...

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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

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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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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Keller Lake Drive closed until October 26th

Road Closed Keller Lake Drive

Keller Lake Drive, West of Redwood Drive, will be closed for Construction of the 2018 Street and Utility Improvements project. Work is anticipated to be completed on or by October 26th.

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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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