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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Minnesota Main Street COVID Relief Grants Now Accepting Applications

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Applications will close on September 29

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Blaine Construction Update - 09/20/2021

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Blaine Construction Update - 09/15/2021

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The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Census Results Show Large Growth and More Diversity

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Data from the 2020 Census was recently released and Blaine now has a population of 70,222. The Census also showed growing diversity in Blaine with BIPOC residents making up 27 percent of our total population and 39 percent of the population under the age ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Blaine BizConnect - September 2021

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Blaine BizConnect is a monthly e-newsletter to keep you up to date on development happenings in the City of Blaine. Get the latest information on City Council approvals, groundbreakings, and grand openings.

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Blaine BizConnect - August 2021

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Blaine BizConnect is a monthly e-newsletter to keep you up to date on development happenings in the City of Blaine. Get the latest information on City Council approvals, groundbreakings, and grand openings.

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Tom Ryan and Dick Swanson Honored

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Mayor Tom Ryan and Councilmember Dick Swanson Honored at June Celebration

On June 17, 2021 the community gathered to celebrate former Mayor Tom Ryan and former Councilmember Dick Swanson. Ryan and Swanson both retired at the end of 2020 after a combined 63...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Blaine BizConnect - July 2021

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Blaine BizConnect is a monthly e-newsletter to keep you up to date on development happenings in the City of Blaine. Get the latest information on City Council approvals, groundbreakings, and grand openings.

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Blaine City Council Finalizes New Vision Statement

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Final Piece in Strategic Plan Process

Over the last two years the Blaine City Council has worked with city staff on a strategic plan. As a part of this strategic plan a new mission statement and set of core values were created. The final foundational piece...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Council, Boards, and Commissions Move to In-Person Meetings

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the City of Blaine has looked for ways to be innovative in how services were offered to residents and businesses. One of the first things the City put in place was a way to participate in City meetings without coming to Bl...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Blaine BizConnect - June 2021

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Blaine BizConnect is a monthly e-newsletter to keep you up to date on development happenings in the City of Blaine. Get the latest information on City Council approvals, groundbreakings, and grand openings.

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Highway 65 Update

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The Highway 65 corridor has 10 of the 31 high priority intersections identified in the 2017 Met Council and MnDOT Principal Arterial Intersection Conversion Study. This study along with the recently completed TH 65 Planning and Environmental Linkages Stud...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

City Hall Renovation Underway

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Blaine City Hall opened in 2001. At that time there were about 45,000 Blaine residents. Since that time Blaine has grown to a city of almost 70,000. Eventually Blaine will be home to more than 85,000 residents. The needs of the community mirrored this gro...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

New Neighborhood Meeting Policy

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In 2020, the City Council established a neighborhood meeting policy to provide better communication for residents about proposed development projects in their neighborhoods. This policy requires developers to hold neighborhood meetings in addition to, and...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Open to Business

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Looking for a trusted adviser for your business? Maybe you have wanted to secure financing to start or expand your business? If so, a program offered by Anoka and Ramsey Counties may be just what you are looking for.

Thanks to a partnership between Anoka C...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Appointments and Walk-ins Welcome at City Hall

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Since last June anyone wanting to visit Blaine City Hall was asked to make an appointment prior to arriving at city hall. With some city staff working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic this appointment system was put in place to make sure that there w...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

City of Blaine Welcomes a New Economic Development Specialist

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In early January, the City of Blaine welcomed a new economic development specialist. Ruth Tucker comes to the City of Blaine from the Missouri Department of Economic Development where she worked as a senior economic development specialist.

Ruth’s role with...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

CARES Act Helps Blaine Businesses and Alternative COVID Relief Assistance

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In 2020, the City of Blaine received $5 million through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The City Council took quick action to utilize approximately $1 million of this money to provide grants to over 60 Blaine busine...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Blaine Housing Year in Review

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2020 was a year unlike any other with the COVID-19 global pandemic upending many communities across the globe. In Blaine residential development has weathered the upheaval and continued to move forward with 265 new residential units permitted and 402 new ...

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