Friday, April 12, 2013
Accepted items include paper for shredding, clothing, bedding, books, household items, lamps and useable furniture, carpeting and carpet pads—as well as appliances and more.
Saturday, April 13, 2013 is Recycling Drop-Off Day for Fridley residents. The event is 9 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Fridley Public Works Garage, 400 71st Ave. NE (behind Columbia Arena). Bring proof of residency (the postcard you received in the mail). Drop-off is free for many items. Exact cash or check made payable to "City of Fridley" for items requiring a fee. New or returning items this year include paper for shredding, clothing, bedding, books, household items, lamps and useable furniture, carpeting and carpet pads—as well as appliances and more. Other items accepted (see City of Fridley website for details and fee information): Major appliances, electronics, small engines (snowblowers, etc.), scrap metal, bicycles, fluorescent bulbs, …
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Carpeting, useable furniture, household goods collection and shredded paper can also be recycled at upcoming event
Monday, April 1, 2013
The City of Fridley announced the names only. Here is information about who they may be.
Friday, January 18, 2013
Friday is the deadline for applications for City of Fridley city manager. The executive director job at Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is also open.
Two leadership positions are open in Fridley: city manager at the City of Fridley and executive director at the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts. Applications for the city manager position were due Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. The Banfill-Locke job listing doesn't include a deadline. Here are links for the two job announcements: Longtime City Manager Bill Burns retired at the end of 2012. Banfill-Locke Executive Director Lia Rivamonte said by email Friday she is "still there for a little while anyway but am leaving to do independent grant writing."
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Here are tree-disposal options for Fridley residents.
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Thursday, January 3
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Anoka County's compost site is open the first two weekends in January.
If you're done with your Christmas tree (or your Christmas tree is done with you), the City of Fridley has some advice for when you part ways. Anoka County's compost site is open for Fridley residents Jan 5–6 and 12–13, weather permitting. The hours are Saturday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday, noon–5 p.m. (See PDF.) The compost site is 13285 Hanson Blvd., Coon Rapids, near Bunker Hills Regional Park. Take off the tinsel, the tree stand and any ornaments. You can also bring live garlands and boughs. The fee is $1.50 per tree (bring exact change). Another option is to contact your garbage hauler. The City of Fridley website lists local solid waste providers and says most will take a tree even if you don't contract for yard waste.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
New report, with lots of maps, looks at bicycling and walking around town.
The City of Fridley has released a new report: GETTING AROUND WITHOUT A CAR: 2010-2012 PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLING TRANSPORTATION STUDY
Registration for residents starts on Nov. 29, 2012.
The City of Fridley Parks and Recreation Winter Brochure is out, and you can read PDFs from it here. There is fee assistance available for low-income full-time residents of Fridley.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
See precinct-by-precinct how Bob Barnette, Rick Wolfe and Scott Lund fared when Fridley voters cast ballots in council, mayoral races.
Here are precinct-by-precinct election result from the general election on Nov. 6, 2012 for the offices of Councilmember-at-Large and Mayor of Fridley. Note that results are unofficial and subject to change until county and state canvassing boards verify them. Source: Minnesota Secretary of State
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
See who won elected office to represent Fridley or part of Fridley.
Here are results from the Nov. 6, 2012 election for offices that represent residents of Fridley: State Senator, District 41 State Representaive, District 41A City of Fridley, Mayor City of Fridley, Councilmember at Large Columbia Heights School District Check this separate post for results in other races, including U.S. president, U.S. senator, U.S. representative, and the two proposed amendments to the Minnesota Constitution. STATE SENATE, DISTRICT 41 (30 precincts of 30, 100%) * denotes incumbent STATE REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 41A (15 precincts of 15, 100%) CITY OF FRIDLEY, MAYOR (12 of 12 precincts, 100%) CITY OF FRIDLEY, COUNCILMEMBER AT LARGE (12 of 12 precincts, 100%) COLUMBIA HEIGHTS SCHOOL DISTRICT (NO. 13), BOARD MEMBERS (3) (13 …