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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Voters Pass Active Elk River Plan - Now What?

WHATS NEXT FOR ACTIVE ELK RIVER

On November 6, voters overwhelmingly decided to invest in city amenities that will benefit every generation. The Active Elk River plan passed with 6,830 votes of support and 3,702 opposed. Curious as to what happens next? City staff members are working wi...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Smart Salting in Elk River

Snow Operation Plow

Have you ever stopped to think about what happens to the tons and tons of salt that goes down on our roads, parking lots, and sidewalks each winter? Most of it ends up in our lakes, streams, and wetlands, which in turn puts a significant strain on the aqu...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

ERPD Citizen’s Academy – Apply Today

Citizens Police Academy

The Elk River Police Department is now accepting applications for the popular Citizen’s Academy, a program designed to strengthen the partnership between law enforcement professionals and the community they serve. Citizen’s Academy par...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Outdoor Skating Rinks - Coming Soon

Kids Outdoor Skating Rink

There’s no denying winter is here, and with that being said here’s a quick overview of outdoor skating rinks in Elk River. The City of Elk River maintains five outdoor skating rinks:
  • Handke Stadium
  • Lion John Weicht Park
  • Mississippi Oaks P...
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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Preliminary Design Review for 169 Redefine is Underway

Hwy 169 Redefine

Last spring, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) dedicated funding through the Corridors of Commerce program that will convert Hwy 169 to a freeway, removing all five stoplights from the Mississippi River north through Elk River. Constructi...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Snow Events and Overnight Parking Restriction Refresher

With winter in the air, now is the time to refresh ourselves on winter parking restrictions that are initiated with the city’s declaration of a Snow Event.

When inclement weather is forecasted, the City of Elk River may declare a Snow Event, whic...

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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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