Posted on: February 22, 2018

Winter Parking Ban in Effect

The Winter Parking Ban is in effect. No parking on city streets until further notice.

Anyone who has parked downtown before the CodeRED alert will not be ticketed or towed.

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Snow Removal: Do it better, cheaper and pollution-free!

Snow removal is not one-size-fits-all. You can do it better, cheaper and pollution-free.

Do you shovel your own sidewalks or hire a snow removal service? Does your business shovel snow at the entrance? Do you provide snow removal services for hire? If the ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Welcome, Joe Audette, Our New Liquor Operations Manager

New Manager Joe Audette

Changes are brewing in the Westbound and Northbound Liquor stores in Elk River. After serving thirsty residents for the past 18 years, Dave Potvin retired last December to seek his own happy hours. Under Potvin’s leadership, the Elk River munici...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Quiet Zone Update

All of the needed improvements are now in place and the final paperwork has been submitted to certify the Elk River Quiet Zone! While you now see the signs at the crossings that say “No Train Horn”, the whistles are still blowing and w...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Annual Salary Disclosure

Minnesota State Statute 471.701 requires that "a City or County with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees."

City Administrator $141,499Police Ch...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Placement of Garbage and Recycle Containers During Winter

A friendly reminder to place your garbage and recycling containers in the driveway 2-feet off the street and not directly in the street. Plow drivers do not plow around items illegally placed in the street so help them out and clear the way to keep your s...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

We don't want to be nagged because you got tagged!

Plow - website

Elk River has 151 miles of city streets.When it snows, we try to rapidly and efficiently clear streets so you and our emergency vehicles can drive safely.Plowing snow is a hazardous, tiring, and stressful job that often involves overnight work and long ho...

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