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Posted on: January 19, 2022

City now collecting franchise fee for parks and trails replacement projects

Fall colored leaves cover trails in Ojibway Park

In January 2022, the City of Woodbury began collecting a franchise fee on gas and electric utilities to help fund future parks and trail facility replacements.

The estimated franchise fee impact to Woodbury property owners will be $5 per month (total for g...


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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Woodbury water production well removed from service

MDH Health Advisory

On Wednesday, Jan. 12, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) issued a health advisory for levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in a Woodbury municipal water production well.

The city officially removed the impacted well from service upon...


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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Policing with Our Community Winter 2022 Report now available

Policing with Our Community Winter 2022

The latest Policing with Our Community report is now available! The report, published twice a year in January and June, summarizes community engagement and activities over the last six months. Learn about multicultural engagement, community-oriented polic...


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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Reserve a park shelter or building beginning Jan. 19


Looking for a place to hold a graduation party, family reunion, business meeting or celebration in 2022? Woodbury’s outdoor park shelters are available for rent beginning Wednesday, Jan. 19. Building spaces are available to rent year-round.

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Council Perspective: Tiered water rates encourage water efficiency

Faucet with water running into a kitchen sink

By Mayor Anne Burt

At the end of July, in response to the severe drought conditions, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued temporary requirements on local water suppliers to reduce water use in their communities.

Since lawn watering is ...


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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Winter Parking Regulations in effect through April 1

A pink toy car in snow

To facilitate plowing, parking on city streets is banned between 2 am and 6 am from Nov. 1 through April 1. City ordinance No. 14-122 also prohibits on-street parking any time two or more inches of snow have accumulated, until after the street has been co...


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Posted on: November 26, 2021

Be a 'Hydrant Hero' this winter!

A young child with a shovel poses next to a fire hydrant that has been cleared of snow

In the event of a fire emergency during the winter, could firefighters find the hydrant near your home? Or does it get buried under a snow pile?

The city has encouraged residents to adopt a fire hydrant near their homes and keep snow shoveled away from it ...


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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Home Energy Squad helps save year round

A technician performs a heat test using a mobile device during a home energy squad visit

As Minnesotans prepare for dropping temperatures, the City of Woodbury reminds residents that the Home Energy Squad is available to help homeowners explore how homes use energy and identify energy-saving opportunities.  

To help homeowners increas...


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