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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Stormwater Pond Rules

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Stormwater ponds are manmade bodies of water designed for the purpose of treating stormwater runoff. All bodies of water you see in the City of Blaine are stormwater ponds with the exception of Laddie Lake and Sunrise Lake. Sunrise Lake is a manmade body ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Celebrate American Wetlands

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Since 1991, each May is recognized as American Wetlands Month. It is a time to celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to the nation’s ecological, economic, and social health. Wetlands help improve water quality and supply, reduce flooding, a...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Summer Recreation Programs Update

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The City of Blaine will be focusing on alternative program options for the summer park and recreation program season. The city has made the difficult decision to cancel in-person programming through August. There are many factors that went into this decis...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Candidate Filing for Mayor and Council Starts May 19

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Candidate filing for Blaine city offices will be open from Tuesday, May 19 through Tuesday, June 2, 2020, between 8AM and 4:30PM, Monday through Friday. All candidate filings must be received by Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at 5PM. Candidates will file for four...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Spring Hydrant Flushing Underway

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The City of Blaine Public Works department has started the process of flushing fire hydrants across the city. The work began on May 11 and is expected to take between three and four weeks to complete. Hydrant flushing is a routine maintenance process that...

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Hydrant Flushing FAQ News: Blaine
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest Now Open

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Show us your best shot. From people, pets, and places to celebrations and locations, you are invited to show us your impression of Blaine.

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest!

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

April 1 is Census Day

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Today, April 1, is Census Day. Everyone needs to be counted, because data from the census will help determine how $15.5 billion in federal funds are distributed across Minnesota each year for things like health care, education, and roads.

As of the end of ...

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Complete The Census Today News: Blaine
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Stop the Spread of Garlic Mustard

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Garlic mustard is a highly aggressive invasive species, growing in woodlands and woodland edges. It is one of the first invasive species to emerge and flowers in May – June. It is a biennial forb, producing a basal rosette the first year and bol...

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Garlic Mustard Information Sheet (PDF) News: Blaine
Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

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Blaine businesses are an integral part of the economic health of the community. BlaineBizMN has posted a business resources page containing information related to emergency loan programs, changes in city policy, and how to stay informed.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

High Water Levels Expected this Spring

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Frequent and heavy rains across the area last fall caused creeks, lakes, ponds, and wetlands to be at their highest levels in years. With saturated soils and high levels of water already, the ability of the drainage system to hold the predicted higher sno...

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Coon Creek Watershed District News: Blaine
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City of Blaine Announces Closure of City Buildings

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On March 17 the City of Blaine closed all public buildings until further notice. City staff are continuing to work and assist the public but the buildings will not be open for in person business.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Spring Pet Reminders

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Dogs Must be Leashed When Out for a Walk

Please remember that all dogs must be on a leash and under control while off their owner’s property. If you wish to have dogs run and play off leash, the city has an off leash dog park available at Aquator...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: March 10, 2020

2020 Census: We Count

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After years of planning it is time to conduct the 2020 census. The census takes place every 10 years and the data gathered in the census shapes the next decade in the city, state, and entire nation. Minnesota receives $15 billion a year from the federal g...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Blaine BizConnect - February 2020

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Blaine BizConnect is a monthly update on development happenings in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: January 20, 2020

Election Judges Needed

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Serving as an election judge is an excellent way to get involved in the community. Judges will learn election procedures and help ensure elections are administered in a fair manner. Election judges are paid an hourly wage and are essential to our democrac...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Announcing the Impressions of Blaine Photo of the Year

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Congratulations to Tom Stuart with Hilltop Sunrise

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Online Permitting Coming in 2020

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Many residents and builders have asked the city to transition to online building permits. Hearing this feedback the City of Blaine researched potential partners for this project. Earlier this year the city selected Intuitive Municipal Solutions to develop...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Congratulations to the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Blaine BizConnect - September 2019

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Blaine BizConnect is a monthly update on development happenings in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest!

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