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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Some City Facilities Reopen to Public

CityHall Open to Public

Coon Rapids City Hall and the Public Works building opened to the public this week after being closed due to the Governor’s Stay at Home Executive Order. Visitors to all City facilities will notice added measures in place to lessen the spread of...

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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Candidate Filing May 19 - June 2

2020 Election

Candidate Filing May 19 - June 2

In conjunction with the state general election, Coon Rapids will hold its municipal election November 3, 2020. Coon Rapids voters will elect Councilmembers in Ward 1, 2, 4, and a Councilmember At Large during the November g...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Recycling Center Reopens

Recycling Center Now Open

The Recycling Center is opening on a limited basis beginning Tuesday, May 5.

Hours are limited for now to Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.*No self-serve paper shredding for now. This service will be added back when feasible.Please read our "Wha...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

See you in 2021!

4th of July Announcement

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the City of Coon Rapids has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Coon Rapids 4th of July Community Celebration. The public health recommendations surrounding large gatherings, combined with the safety ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Computer Equipment For Sale

Image of old computer equipment

The City of Coon Rapids will be disposing of obsolete laptop, desktop, and tablet computers. All the computers were purchased between the years of 2009 and 2014. For security purposes, the hard disks have either been removed or completely wiped from all t...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Bunker Hills Golf Club Open for the Season

Play Golf Newsflash

Update 4-25-20
NEW amenities are now added as of Saturday, April 25. Cart rental is back (please observe new guidelines), the Driving Range is open, and Mully’s Tap Shack is open for takeout orders. You can also pay for your golf fees at the Star...
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Posted on: April 3, 2020

City Meetings Move to Virtual Platform

Virtual Meetings

Due to the ongoing pandemic of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Coon Rapids will change its public meeting format starting in April and until further notice.The City Council meeting taking place Tuesday, April 7, 2020 will be the first virtual meet...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

For Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Business Resources

Updated: 5-12-20

A variety of resources are available to help businesses, employers, and workers dealing with the impacts of COVID-19. The City continues to update its information as changes occur.

Resources on Safely Reopening BusinessesThe State of Minnes...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Support Coon Rapids Restaurants!

LocalRestaurants_Newsflash

The City of Coon Rapids, with help from the Metro North Chamber of Commerce, has created a consolidated list of Coon Rapids restaurants open for take out, or delivery from now until May 1. Restaurants, bars and other places of public accommodation are clo...

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

Reserve Your Garden Plot

Gardening spade and rake stuck in the dirt

Reserve your plot now for the 2020 growing season. Garden plots are available in two different sizes with water accessibility from May 1 to October 15.

Community Garden Location: 121st Avenue and Xeon Street, Coon Rapids

Cost: Large Plot (...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Hot Ashes Pose Fire Risk

Fire burning in a hearth

Hot ash and garbage cans don’t mix! That’s the warning from the Coon Rapids Fire Department. 

Hot embers from a recreational fire or fireplace that are improperly disposed can lead to garage or shed fires, and even spread to a ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

Wanted: Water Monitors

Grains of salt de-icer on a road

Coon Creek Watershed District is seeking volunteers to help monitor levels of chloride (salt) in water bodies throughout Coon Rapids.

Volunteers receive four chloride test strips to measure chloride levels in street runoff or a nearby body of water (whiche...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Creek "Makeover" Continues

Sand Creek Restoration

As many Sand Creek trail users are aware, a portion of the creek received a habitat restoration makeover in 2019. Funded by state and federal grants, the project was spearheaded by Coon Creek Watershed District in partnership with the City of Coon Rapids....

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Detective Honored

Glass Star-shaped award

Cameron Gustafson, a detective with the Coon Rapids Police Department, has been honored with the Child Passenger Safety Star Award from the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths program. The award honors individuals who are making a difference to reduce traffic fa...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Boulevard Plaza Possible Site Expansion

Blvd Plaza Possible Expansion

The Coon Rapids City Council is considering a possible recreational facility at the site of Boulevard Plaza, located near 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd.

The Coon Rapids Ice Center, located at 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd., opened in September 2011 as part of a long-t...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

2020 City Budget

2020 Budget in Brief

What is in the City's budget for 2020? Read the Citizens Budget in Brief. The document explains the highlights of the budget in an easy-to-understand manner.

Read the 2020 Citizens Budget in Brief document here.

Do you prefer to dig into all of the numbers ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Groundbreaking for New Apartment

New Building Groundbreaking

Developers broke ground on a new 168-unit apartment complex in the Port Evergreen area near 94th Avenue and Springbrook Drive Thursday, November 7, 2019. The complex, named Spring House Apartments, will be developed by St. Paul-based Real Estate Equities....

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Photo Contest Winners

Photo of a hummingbird hanging on a wall

The Coon Rapids Arts Commission announces the winners of the 2019 Photo Contest. First place winners in both age groups receive a $100 prize, second place winners earn $50. 

Thank you to all who submitted black & white photographs taken within...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

New Housing & Road Work in Port Riverwalk

Port Riverwalk

Centra Homes Detached Townhome Development/Local Street Improvements

Coon Rapids-based Centra Homes plans to develop 136 one-level and two-level detached townhomes to be built on 43 acres of vacant City-owned land generally between Egret Boulevard and Avoc...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Drug Take Back Day

D-E-A National R-X take back, Saturday, October 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. with pills spilling out of an o

Keep prescription drugs out of the wrong hands. The next prescription drug take-back event is coming soon at the Coon Rapids Police Department. 

Dispose of leftover prescription drugs and unused or expired Epi-pens safely by bringing them to this ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

2018 Police Department Annual Report

2018 Police Department Annual Report

Have you ever wondered how many calls the Coon Rapids Police Department responds to each year? Or what are some of the department's goals? Read about these items and more in the 2018 Police Department Annual Report. The report can be found on the website ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Crooked Lake Water Testing

Crooked Lake water testing

The City of Coon Rapids has begun testing for bacteria at Crooked Lake (13180 Crooked Lake Blvd.) as part of a new initiative to ensure water safety. The City began this new testing program Monday, July 29.

The new water testing is being conducted because:...

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Posted on: September 2, 2019

First in Nation for Latest CPR Technology

Firefighters kneeling around a man laying on a new EleGARD CPR board

A day in the life of a Coon Rapids firefighter doesn’t necessarily involve fire. In fact, of the approximately 6,500 calls the Fire Department answers each year, roughly 72 percent are medical related issues. 

Since April, firefighters h...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Simple Recycling Has Ended

Simple Recycling

Simple Recycling, the pickup service which collects textiles and household goods at your curb, ended service operations in Coon Rapids as of July 3. While the free program collected about 4,500 pounds of recyclables through orange curbside bags each month...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Drinking Water Report

Drinking Water Report

The City of Coon Rapids is issuing the results of monitoring done on its drinking water from the period of January 1 to December 31, 2018.

The 2018 Consumer Confidence Water Report is available online at www.coonrapidsmn.gov/2018DrinkingWaterReport.

A paper...

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