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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Do Not Flush "Flushable Wipes" Down Toilet, They Can Cause Sewer Blockages

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Toilet paper is the only product of this nature you should flush.

When you use the toilet, feel free to flush down toilet paper.  However, the so-called "flushable wipes", will flush down the toilet, but won’t break down like toilet paper.  The wipes often catch on imperfections on ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Liquor Stores Open for Curbside Pick-up Only Starting April 3rd

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Starting Friday, April 3rd, 2020, all three Apple Valley Liquor locations will be OPEN FOR CURBSIDE PICK-UP ONLY. Stores will be open for pick-up for limited hours, Monday through Saturday, Noon to 8:00 pm. Stores will be closed on Sundays.

For our community’s safety, Starting Friday, April 3rd, 2020, all three Apple Valley Liquor locations will be OPEN FOR CURBSIDE PICK-UP ONLY.  Stores will be open for pick-up for limited hours, Monday through Saturday, Noon to 8:00 pm. ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Dakota County COVID-19 Local Response Information

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The site includes the latest announcements for Dakota County; community resources for food support, unemployment, help lines, transportation and other resources.

Dakota County is providing up-to-date information on the local response to the COVID-19 outbreak on the Dakota County website.

The site includes the latest announcements for Dakota County; community resources for food support, unemployment, help lines, tra...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Please Adhere to Social Distancing When Using the Park System

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Executive Order 20-20 allows people to go to available public parks, but also to be consistent with remaining at least six feet apart from individuals from other households.

At this time, the park system remains open to the public for use. It is the duty and the responsibility of the public to adhere to the rules of social distancing set forth by the state and federal government.

On March 25, 2020 Minnesota Governor Tim Walz s...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Apple Valley Park Playgrounds Closed

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Apple Valley Park Playgrounds are Closed.

Apple Valley Park Playgrounds are Closed.  Due to the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order, playgrounds will be closed as of 11:59pm on Friday, March 27th. Playgrounds will not be taped or fenced off but please respect the order and do ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City to Conduct Meetings by Telephone or Electronic Means

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As part of the Local Emergency in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the City will switch to telephone or other electronic means instead of in-person meetings.

The City Council for the City of Apple Valley has declared a Local Emergency in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and following the determination of the City Administrator and City Attorney that in-person meetings or a meeting conducted under Minnesota S...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

MVTA Closes Transit Station Facilities, Reduced Routes Continue

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In accordance with guidance from the state of Minnesota, all MVTA transit stations and park and ride facilities are being locked and closed to limit public congregating.

MVTA continues to operate a reduced schedule for essential trips but all public facilities will be closed as of Wednesday of this week as a result of the current health crisis.

In accordance with guidance from the state of Minnesota, all MVTA transit stati...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Building Inspections Process Due to COVID-19

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We have adjusted the way some of the residential inspections are performed to maintain the safety of our residents, contractors, and staff.

Egress window wells, furnaces, water heaters, water softeners, dishwashers, water shut off valves, fireplaces and gas lines will be conducted via pictures or videos. Visit our Inspections COVID-19 webpage for more information on this process.

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

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See information resources for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City has established a page dedicated to resources available for Apple Valley Businesses in response to COVID-19. Many of these resources are being updated daily.  

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Map of Entities Offering Student Lunches

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Dakota County has created a map to show restaurants, schools and other entities offering free school lunches in the area.

In response to COVID-19, the City of Apple Valley Public Works and other local agency GIS staff within Dakota County are collaborating on an interactive map showing locations offering free student meal resources to those in need. Several restaurants and s...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Water Meter Replacement Program is Temporarily Suspended

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The City of Apple Valley is taking proactive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

As of March 17, 2020, the City has suspended the installation of water meters through the Water Meter Replacement program until further notice. The City of Apple Valley will provide updates on the status of the Water Meter Replacement program through the ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

City Buildings Closed Due to COVID-19 Mitigation, Services Available On-Line and by Phone

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As a part of COVID-19 mitigation efforts, most City buildings are closed to the public.

Buildings that are closed to the public at this time include:  the Municipal Center (City Hall), Central Maintenance Facility, Community Center, Senior/ Event Center, Hayes Park Arena, Apple Valley Sports Arena, Johnny Cake Ridge Road Activity Ce...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Council Adopts Resolution Declaring Local Emergency Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

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The City Council adopted a resolution proclaiming a peace time emergency situation

The proclamation invokes the City’s Emergency Operations Plan and Continuity of Operations Plan necessary for the response to the COVID-19 Health Pandemic.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

E-Reporting Now Available for Filing Police Reports

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The Police Department encourages people to reduce face-to-face contact and file an e-report for gathering information about non-person and after the fact crimes.

In response to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, the Police Department encourages people to reduce face-to-face contact and file an e-report for gathering information about non-person and after the fact crimes.  People should continue to call 911 du...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID 19) Information Resources

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Access federal, state, and local information resources about the COVID 19.

Access federal, state, and local information resources about the COVID 19.

See these website for information about COVID 19 and how you can prepare for the virus Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Minnesota Department of Health, and Dakota County ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

2020 US Census

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Participating in the Census is important.

Learn more about why it is important to participate in the Census and how you can do so.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Spring Load Restrictions in effect on March 6, 2020

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The City of Apple Valley follows Minnesota State Statute 169.87 regarding seasonal limits.

Posted streets within the City are identified on the spring load restriction map. For more information visit MnDOT Seasonal Road Limits or Dakota County Spring Load Restrictions

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Water Efficiency Rebate

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Property Owners - interested in saving $$ on a replacement toilet, washing machine or sprinkler controller? All while helping to conserve water? If so, you may be interested in the new Water Efficiency Rebate program the City of Apple Valley is offering.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

The Annual Tree & Shrub Sale is Now Open

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We’ve learned some hard lessons from the past on why a diverse tree canopy is so important. Learn more…

Have you looked at the order form for this year’s tree sale and wondered why some of the trees you see in yards everyday are not offered in the sale? The simple answer is, we have too many of them.  Why is that a problem?  Fore...

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