Posted on: September 22, 2021
Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the September 21, 2021 meeting:
- Mayor Jerry Koch administered the oath of office to new police officer Tyler Soine.
- Accepted a DWI grant from the State of Minnesota.
- Affirmed the water emergency...
Posted on: September 15, 2021
National Voter Registration Day is coming up in late September. It's a time to check and see if you're registered to vote.
"Each year, it's the fourth Tuesday in September."Linda Rogers has long been active in the local...Read on...
Posted on: September 21, 2021
Main Street COVID Relief Grant Program Now Open for Applications
Coon Rapids businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are encouraged to apply for funding through the State of Minnesota’s Main Street COVID Relief Grant program.
A total of $64.2 million i...Read on...
Posted on: September 8, 2021
The Senior Info Fair is your chance to check out dozens of topics of interest for seniors like housing, safety, health and leisure activities. The event is sponsored by Coon Rapids Senior Services, Coon Rapids Police Department and Coon Rapids F...
Posted on: September 14, 2021
Funds are still available to help Minnesotans who are struggling to pay their rent and utility bills due to the pandemic.RentHelpMN will funnel hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to those who need it the most."It's basically mea...Read more...
Posted on: September 3, 2021
Coon Creek Watershed District (CCWD) and the City of Coon Rapids hosted a virtual informational meeting on Thursday Sept. 9 to inform the community about a proposed water filter for Pleasure Creek. The project includes installation of a biochar and iron e...Read on...
Posted on: September 1, 2021
The City of Coon Rapids has extended the water emergency, which means lawn and garden sprinkling is restricted to certain times of day and using an odd/even rotation. The watering ban extension is effective immediately and will remain in place until furth...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Plans are underway for the final two buildings in the Riverdale Station housing development next to the Riverdale Transit Station on Northdale Boulevard. The first two buildings of this community, Nova and Lyra, opened in late 2019 and early 2020. Develop...Read more...
Posted on: March 24, 2021
A new traffic light has been installed near the access points to Menards and Costco, on Northdale Boulevard near Main Street. An estimated 16,000 vehicles travel along Northdale Boulevard each day making it a hot spot for congestion. The new traffic signa...Read more...
Posted on: September 5, 2021
The Boulevard Plaza Splash Pad closes for the 2021 season Monday, Sept. 6. The water shuts off at 8 p.m. Monday evening and will remain closed until Memorial Day weekend 2022. Read on...
Posted on: September 7, 2021
Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the September 7, 2021 meeting:
- Proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
- Affirmed the water emergency, which was enacted June 18. No watering is allowed daily between 10 a.m. and...
Posted on: April 22, 2021
The Coon Rapids utilities department began their springtime flushing of fire hydrants in the city this week.If crews are working in your neighborhood, you may experience some water discoloration, but this does not affect the safety of the water. It&rs...Read on...
Posted on: January 22, 2021
Residents of Andover and Coon Rapids will soon see the 2021 Andover/Coon Rapids Community Resource and Resident's Guide arriving soon in their mailboxes.
This annual publication features information about both cities plus listings for local busine...Read more...
Posted on: January 11, 2021
2021 Televised Winter Concert Series
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Winter Concert Series will not take place at the Coon Rapids Civic Center as usual, but instead, enjoy the music of several entertainers as they perform in special televised concer...Read more...
Posted on: February 8, 2021
New Fire Engine with Test Lights
The Coon Rapids Fire Department is testing new technology and a new light bar system on top of its newest fire truck, designed to improve safety. The entire technology system, named Core, was donated to the Coon Rapids Fire...Read more...
Posted on: January 18, 2021
Update on Sand Creek
Habitat “Makeover” Continues near Olive Street
Phase 2 construction is underway along Sand Creek from Olive Street downstream to the railroad tracks. Expect up to 4 more weeks of construction, depending on weather. This phase was starte...Read more...
Posted on: January 28, 2021
Thank You Coon Rapids!
Residents in Coon Rapids answered the call to respond to the 2020 Census. More than 85% of households in our community responded online, by phone, or by mail, well above the state and national averages.
2020 Census Self...Read more...
Posted on: January 21, 2021
The City Council approved a tax levy for 2021 after a public meeting held in December. The City Council is committed to a responsible budget that addresses needs while considering economic uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...Read on...
Read the Budget in Brief Here
Posted on: January 25, 2021
Traffic Changes and New Construction Underway in Riverdale Area
New Medians & Traffic Signal
New medians are in place on Northdale Boulevard just north of Main Street in the Riverdale shopping area. A stoplight is also planned at the high-traffic inters...Read more...
Posted on: February 2, 2021
Hwy. 610-East River Road Interchange Receives Funding
The City of Coon Rapids and Anoka County requested $1.5 million in the 2020 legislative session for the planning and engineering of a full access interchange for Trunk Highway (TH) 610 at East River Roa...Read more...
Posted on: October 16, 2020
The North Metro Mayors Association hosted two candidate forums for Senate Districts 36 & 37 on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 in the Coon Rapids City Council Chambers.
The candidate forums will replay multiple times on the CTN Government channel on Comcas...Read on...
Posted on: October 1, 2020
Coon Rapids Police will shine a light on domestic violence in our community by displaying purple lights outside the City Center campus during the month of October. The police department building and city hall will light up in purple (the symbolic color of...Read more...
Posted on: December 6, 2019
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...Read more...
Posted on: November 7, 2019
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....Read more...