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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Tuesday, Sept. 21 Meeting

Graphic with words City Council Recap

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...
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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Tuesday, Sept. 28

Graphic with words National Voter Registration Day

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...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Applications Due Sept. 29

Main Street COVID Relief Grants - Apply Today!

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...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Thursday, Sept. 30

Senior Info Fair with cartoon images of happy, elderly faces

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...
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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Rent Assistance Program

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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...

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RentHelpMN Website City Homepage
Posted on: September 3, 2021

View the Presentation

Public Meeting Pleasure Creek South Filter Project

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...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Water Emergency in Effect

Water Restrictions Extended

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...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

City Moves Another Step in 'Green' Initiative

GreenStep Cities logo

The City of Coon Rapids is moving on up when it comes to going green. The city recently became a Step 3 city in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program. The program is voluntary and helps cities achieve their sustainability and quality of life goals.

Olivia...

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More Information on GreenStep Cities Program City Homepage
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Riverdale Station Next Phase

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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...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Northdale Traffic Improvements

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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...

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Posted on: September 5, 2021

Boulevard Plaza Splash Pad

Closed for the Season with photo of kids playing in the water at the splash pad

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.

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Tuesday, Sept. 7 Meeting

Graphic with words City Council Recap

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...
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Posted on: April 13, 2021

2021 4th of July Celebration

4thofJulyNewsflash

Get ready to celebrate the Coon Rapids 4th of July Community Celebration for 2021! The two-day event will feature a variety of activities.

See full event plans and get a print out here.

July 3, 2021

  • Carnival starting at noon (rides, games, food trucks) until...
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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Fire Hydrant Flushing Underway in City

Photo of fire hydrant

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...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

New Resident Guide for 2021

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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...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Monthly Winter Concerts

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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...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

New Fire Engine with Test Lights

New Fire Engine Test Lights

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...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

Updates to Sand Creek

Sand Creek

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...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

We did it!

Census Complete Graphic

Census Complete

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...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

2021 Budget in Brief

Budget in Brief

2021 Budget

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. ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Traffic Changes and New Construction Underway in Riverdale Area

New Traffic Lights to Northdale Blvd.

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...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Hwy 610-East River Road Interchange Receives Funding

Hwy 610 and East River Road Funding

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...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Candidate Forum

2020 Election

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...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Shine a Purple Light!

End Domestic Violence, Coon Rapids Police Supporter of the Purple Lights Initative

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...

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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 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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