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2010 Census information Burnsville2010 Census figures

Burnsville Population lnformation
. Population - 60,306
. Persons 18 and over - 45,782
. Children under 18 - 14,324
* Median Age - 35.9 years old
. Minority Population - 22.5%
. Nearly 10% speak a different language other than English at home

Household lnformation
. Households - 24,283
. Average Household Size - 2.47 persons
. Owner Occupied Units - 16,051- or 66% of all units
. Rental Units - 8,232 or 34% of all units
. Median Value of Owner Occupied Dwelling Unit - $149,600
. 13.8% of total housing units are owned with no mortgage
. Median Rent for a Dwelling Unit - $737
. Median household income is 557,420

" 93% of persons 25 and over have graduated from high school
. 25% have completed a Bachelor's Degree
. 10% have a Graduate or Professional Degree

. 75r% of persons over 16 years old are in the workforce
" 81% drive to work alone
. 8% carpool
. 4% use alternative transporlation
* 3% work at horne
. 23 minutes is the average commute time to work
*39% of employed residents are in management or professional occupations
. 16% are employed in service industries
. 28% work in saies
. 7% construction
. 10% production and transportation
2011 - 2012 City of Burnsville Residents GuidePage 20 - addresses Public Safety - the Fire and Police Departments. The Burnsville Police Department was formed in 1964 on a vision of progressive law enforcement principles. The department is now comprised of 75 sworn and 19 civilian personnel. The Police Citizens Academy and Neighborhood Watch are featured.
2012 Election resultsIncumbent mayor Elizabeth Kautz was elected to her seventh term after defeating Jerry Willenburg. She will serve a four year term until December 31, 2016.

In the four person race for two city council seats, incumbent Mary Sherry was the top vote-getter earning a four year term. This is her second term. She will be joined by first-time council member Suzanne Nguyen, also willing a four year term. Both will serve until December 31, 2016.

Votes: Kautz 16,600 Willenburg 12,379
Sherry - 13,606 Nguyen 9,702 Cherney 9,396 and Johnson 9,214
2014 Election ResultsIncumbents Dan Kealey and Bill Coughlin were both reelected to the Burnsville City Council November 4, 2014. It was a four person race, both will serve a four year term expiring 2018..

Results - Dan Kealey 8269, Bill Coughlin 8022, Cara Schulz 7189, Jake Nelson 3689, Write-in-votes 140.
A total 21,600 residents voted, 57% of the eligible voters.
Burnsville City Council meeting2017 City Council meeting. Photo compliments of the City of Burnsville.
2018 Annual Monitoring report for the City of BurnsvilleThe City of Burnsville’s Annual Monitoring Report provides an
overview of the services provided over the previous year. All
data and information referenced is accurate from Oct. 1, 2017
through Sept. 30, 2018...
Burnsville Center Co. Rd. 42 Corridor Study 2018A planning document addressing the future of Burnsville's County Road 42 Corridor.
Dakota County Commissioners 2018Seven individuals are elected as County Commissioners. Burnsville's in 2018 was Liz Workman. Others serving were: Mike Slavik, Kathleen Gaylord, Thomas Egan, Joe Atkins, Mary Liz Holberg and Chris Gerlach.
2018 City of Burnsville flagCity of Burnsville Flag 2018 with City's new logo graphic.
2019 January State of the City Address (click to open)2019 State of the City Address, by Mayor Elizabeth Kautz . February 13, 2019 at the Ames Center.
Burnsville Cable TV (BCTV)A profile of Burnsville's Cable television appearing in the 2019 - 2020 Community Guide.
City of Burnsville flagThe City of Burnsville flag showing the "new" 2018 logo.
Burnsville Comprehensive plan 2040The City of Burnsville in 2018 creates its comprehensive plan for 2040.
2040 Comprehensive Plan nearing completion 2017The Burnsville Bulletin Fall 2017 reports the initial draft of Burnsville's 2040 Comprehensive Plan is nearly complete and moving into the final stages.
Burnsville City Hall 2017Another view of the entry into the City Hall.
Arbor Day 2017 and Sustainability Man.Sustainability Man celebrated Arbor Day on April 28, 2017. He helped Ms. Schilling's Sky Oaks 5th grade class plant common milkweed by the Burnsville Ice Center. Photo compliments of the City of Burnsville.
Arbor Day 2017 and Sustainability Man.Sustainability Man celebrated Arbor Day on April 28, 2017. He helped plant a tree with Experience Burnsville and helped Ms. Schilling's Sky Oaks 5th grade class plant common milkweed by the Burnsville Ice Center. Photo compliments of the City of Burnsville.
Dakota County Board of Commissioners- Liz Workman Burnsville.Dakota County Board of Commissioners 2019. Burnsville is District 5.

Population by District
District Population
District 1 – Mike Slavik 61,135
District 2 – Kathleen A. Gaylord 53,172
District 3 – Thomas A. Egan 56,574
District 4 – Joe Atkins 56,163
District 5 – Liz Workman 60,306
District 6 – Mary Liz Holberg 55,954
District 7 – Chris Gerlach 55,248
total 398,552

Seven years of body cams a plus, says police chief 2017The August 4, 2017 edition of the Burnsville Sun/Thisweek news reports on Burnsville Police Department pioneering the use of body cameras seven years before.
Burnsville Police entryOriginal entry into the Burnsville police department prior to remodeling, compliments of the City of Burnsville.
Burnsville Youth Needs Assessment 2013Burnsville Youth Needs Assessment: Executive Summary 46 pages...

Background:The City of Burnsville received a grant from Youthprise to complete a community-wide needs assessment for youth in Burnsville. The last study was in 1995, called Partnerships for Tomorrow, which identified the need for increased programming for youth. Out of the work, THE GARAGE was opened in 1999, serving youth grades 6-12. The City of Burnsville determined it was time to update the work and see where the current gaps were regarding youth services. It was hypothesized that there is need to expand programs to grades K-12, offer more
extensive programming, including after school hours activities, evening hours, and possibly serving meals. Information obtained from the
Youth Needs Assessment will help the City of Burnsville to develop strategies to create a comprehensive for Burnsville youth.

The Youth Needs Assessment Research took place from April-June 2013. Wendy Lutter, of Lutter Marketing LLC, was the consultant who led the project.
Burnsville City Crews 2015Crew members shovel blacktop from a "hotbox" which keeps the material around 260 degrees. Other crew members follow behind with lutes to smooth out the asphalt in preparation for a big roller that will finish the job. The City of Burnsville goes through 1,800 tons of asphalt during the year -- and that's just for patching and maintenace; additonal tons are used in large street projects. Photo compliments of the City of Burnsville.
City of Burnsville vehicleCity of Burnsville vehicle, 2015. Photo compliments of the City of Burnsville.
A History of the Burnsville Ice CenterThe Burnsville Ice Center, operated by the City of Burnsville opened in 1972 and serves as the official site for the Burnsville Blaze hockey team as well as a place for year round skating.
Business expansion is cause for optimism mayor declares 2011This Week News February, 2011 reports Mayor Elizabeth Kautz gave an upbeat State of the City address discussing year 2010.
Burnsville Ice CenterA winter side view of the Burnsville Ice Center, 2019.
Burnsville Water towerA view of one of Burnsville's water towers from McAndrews Road in the winter 2019.
Burnsville Police Department 2018 - 2019Winter view of the entry into the police department, following the 2018 expansion.
Burnsville City Hall 2019Winter view of the City Hall following its 2018 expansion.
Burnsville City Hall and Police DepartmentWinter 2019 City Hall and Police Station.
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