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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Public Meeting on 2022 City Budget Set for Dec. 8

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Woodbury's city budget for 2022, which will go before the City Council Dec. 8, proposes a 2.7% (or $30) increase in city taxes on the median value home next year. The tax impacts of the proposed budget, as well as the programs and services suppor...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Council Perspective: Tiered water rates encourage water efficiency

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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 23, 2021

Online winter/spring registration begins Wednesday, Dec. 1

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Spectacular ways to enjoy the winter and spring! The Parks and Recreation brochure is on its way to mailboxes. In this edition, find favorites such as the Coin Quest, Playground Egg Hunt, skating lessons, the New Year’s Eve Family Celebration an...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Winter Parking Regulations in effect through April 1

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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

Council Perspective: State outlines plans for PFAS settlement funds

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By Mayor Anne Burt

On Aug. 18, the State of Minnesota released its long-term Water Supply Plan to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) contamination in East Metro drinking water.

For the last three years, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and...

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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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