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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Michael David Wine Tasting Feb. 7th at 7:00 pm at Valleywood

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Join us for a wine tasting event featuring the amazing wines of Michael David Winery hosted by Duffy Ohama. The tasting will be held Thursday, February 7th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Valleywood Clubhouse.

Join us for a wine tasting event featuring the amazing wines of Michael David Winery hosted by Duffy Ohama.  The tasting will be held Thursday, February 7th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Valleywood Clubhouse, 4851 McAndrews Road in Apple Valley. &am...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Monthly Liquor Store Specials for January

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Monthly Liquor Store Specials for January

See our sales specials for Wine, Liquor, and Beer

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Help Code Enforcement work for you. Understanding the Code Enforcement Process!

Code awareness and compliance promotes the health, safety, and appeal of our community. The code process in Apple Valley is complaint driven and relies assistance from the public. Here is how you can get in touch with us.

Code enforcement begins with a complaint.  Complaints can be made by residents, the general public, or any city department.  Generalized complaints regarding particular violations or neighborhoods are encouraged.  Complaints are...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Clearing your public sidewalks supports a safe, vibrant, and active community!

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Clearing snow and ice from public sidewalks and fire hydrants on your property is essential to the health, safety and welfare of the city, and can promote economic vitality within the city!

City ordinance requires that all public sidewalks are cleared of snow and ice within 48 hours of the most recent snow event.  Not only is it required by code, but it is also a smart idea from a liability standpoint, and it can have wide reaching ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

Do you receive unsolicited distributions of Twin Cities Values and wish not to?

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Do you receive a distribution from the Star Tribune called “Twin Cities Values" or “Strib Express.” An opt-out option for this service is available for residents who wish not to receive this material.

Do you receive a distribution from the Star Tribune called “Twin Cities Values" or “Strib Express.”  This is often an unsolicited publication distributed to properties throughout the metro area.  An opt-out option for this service i...

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Posted on: December 24, 2018

Protect your home from disastrous and costly freeze damage this winter!

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Prevent freeze damage at your property and in your neighborhood this winter. Consider shutting your water off while you're away.

If you plan to leave your home on vacation for an extended period of time this winter, you might want to consider shutting the water off (at the meter) in case the heat goes out while you’re away. This simple act will minimize the amount of wate...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Properly maintain tree limbs to ensure healthy, safe, and beautiful trees!

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City ordinances provide minimum standards for trees that property owners should follow to ensure beautiful, safe, and healthy trees. Here is an overview and some additional information that will be helpful for you in maintaining your trees.

Winter and late winter while trees are dormant can be an ideal time to remove broken tree limbs and routine trimming Trees near streets, sidewalks and trails should be trimmed so as to not affect use of these right of way areas.  Limbs overhangin...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Apple Valley Celebrates 50 Years in 2019

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In 2019, the years of dynamic growth become a reality as the City of Apple Valley celebrates the notable achievement of 50 years as a City!

As part of the celebration of 50 years, events are planned for every season – Mark Your Calendar

January: Frozen Apple Music Series, January 19

February: Mid-Winterfest, February 2,

Frozen Apple Music Series, February 16

March: Frozen Apple Music Se...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Teen Police Academy

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The Apple Valley Police Department is partnering with the Rosemount Police Department to offer a Teen Police Academy again this year.

The Teen Academy is aimed at providing youth in Apple Valley and Rosemount an inside look at the operation and services of our police departments.  Discussion topics for the seven week course will include Dakota County Drug Task Force, crime scen...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Beware of Thin Ice and Open Water: Lake Aerators on for the Season

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Aerators create an area of open water and thin ice on lakes. Ice thickness can be very unpredictable and lots of variation exists on local lakes. Always use caution when deciding to walk or otherwise travel on the ice. Stay clear of the marked area.

The City of Apple Valley operates aerators on Scout Lake in Briar Oaks Park, Alimagnet Lake, and Farquar Lake.  Aerators create an area of open water and thin ice on lakes.  Ice thickness can be very unpredictable and lots of variation e...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Apple Valley Celebrates 50 Years in 2019

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In 2019, the years of dynamic growth become a reality as the City of Apple Valley celebrates the notable achievement of 50 years as a City!

As part of the celebration of 50 years, events are planned for every season – Mark Your Calendar

January: Frozen Apple Music Series, January 19

February: Mid-Winterfest, February 2,

Frozen Apple Music Series, February 16

March: Frozen Apple Music Se...

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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: January 8, 2019

GreenCorps Fight to Keep Salt Out of Minnesota Lakes - the Latest from CleanWaterMN.org

GreenCorps Members sweep up extra sidewalk salt to reduce pollution to lakes

Salty water is a growing problem in Minnesota that affects aquatic life and our drinking water. You might not realize that your use of a water softener or sidewalk salt contributes to a build-up of chlorides in our shared waterways. Fortunately, a new gen...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Beware of Thin Ice and Open Water: Lake Aerators on for the Season

Farquar Aerator

Aerators create an area of open water and thin ice on lakes. Ice thickness can be very unpredictable and lots of variation exists on local lakes. Always use caution when deciding to walk or otherwise travel on the ice. Stay clear of the marked area.

The City of Apple Valley operates aerators on Scout Lake in Briar Oaks Park, Alimagnet Lake, and Farquar Lake.  Aerators create an area of open water and thin ice on lakes.  Ice thickness can be very unpredictable and lots of variation e...

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More About Winter Lake Aeration... Natural Resources
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Attend a Free Gardening Workshop and Learn More About Gardening Grants

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Landscaping for Clean Water workshops will be held again in 2019. See stunning examples, learn about benefits to water and wildlife, learn about grants. You don't have to live on the water to help improve the water. Eco-friendly can be beautiful.

Now is a great time to begin planning a stunning new garden for your yard. To help you get started, Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District will be holding Landscaping for Clean Water workshops on native gardens, rain...

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Register for Gardening Workshops Here... Natural Resources
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Do You Know Which Watershed You Live In?

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A watershed is an area of land that drains to a specific lake or river. In the Twin Cities Metro Area, special units of government have been established along watershed lines to address water resource protection. Do you know which one you live in?

Where does the water go?  A watershed will tell you.  "What is a watershed?" you ask.  A watershed is the area of land that drains to a particular lake or river.  It connects us to that lake or river, even tho...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155 PD No. 244 Section A9-3 Conditional Uses

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Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, Article 9, Appendix F Entitled Planned Development Designation No. 244 by Amending Section A9-3 Conditional Uses

Ordinance Proposal: Amending Chapter 155, Article 9, Appendix F Entitled Planned Development Designation No. 244 by Amending Section A9-3 Conditional Uses

Summary: Planned Development No. 244 is amended regarding conditional uses as applied to drive-throug...

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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

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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: December 20, 2018

Teen Police Academy

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The Apple Valley Police Department is partnering with the Rosemount Police Department to offer a Teen Police Academy again this year.

The Teen Academy is aimed at providing youth in Apple Valley and Rosemount an inside look at the operation and services of our police departments.  Discussion topics for the seven week course will include Dakota County Drug Task Force, crime scen...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Applying De-icing Chemicals - January 17, 2019

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Apple Valley plow crews were dispatched at 7:00 a.m. on January 17, 2019 to check and spot salt all roadways as needed. Approximate completion time is 9:00 a.m.

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