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1952 Election results121 viewsIncumbant Bud Hayes received 97 votes to be elected supervisor, Glen Taylor a sticker candidate received 28 votes. Pat Connelly, incumbent clerk was re-elected with 128 votes. Bernard Raleigh was named Justice of the Peace. The town voted to accept the Rosemount Fire Department protection proposal...Money levied was $950 for town fund and $6000 road and bridge $450 fire fund.
Burnsville Village Hall 1960s117 viewsThe first Village Hall was a small room within the maintenance garages on what is now County Road 5. This original building is now used by Ames Construction.
Burnsville Village Hall 1960s116 viewsThe first Village Hall was a small room within the maintenance garages on what is now County Road 5. This original building is now used by Ames Construction.
Interior of the new town hall112 viewsThe new Burnsville town hall had its first election Tuesday. Shown casting her ballot is Mrs. Henry Vollrather, Loop Road, Orchard Gardens. Bartley McAndrews and Patrick J. Connelly are the election clerks at the table. Charley Fischer, right standing, is the election judge receiving the ballots. Edward Doebel standing, Wallace Day, seated. Photo by Shirley Ryberg.

Also - A Good Irishman. During his 26 years as its village clerk, Pat Connelly has watched Burnsville grown from 500 persons (most of whom he knew by name) to move than 8000. The paperwork and detail of the Dakota County community have become "too much to handle" along with his 220 acre farm, says Connelly. He will retire from office on April 1 and will be succeeded by Mike O'Connor, a newcomer to Burnsville last summer. "But he's a good Irishman, and that's what counts," Connelly said. The Burnsville Village Council this week honored Connelly for his long service.
Savage Post Office now serves 11,000 in Savage - Burnsville area 1964109 viewsThe October 29, 1964 Dakota County Tribune features an interview with then Postmaster Jim McCoy. He grew up on a farm in Burnsville at the corner of Highway 13 and Nicollet Avenue (near the Warrior Building). He attended District 15 School he joined the Post Office in 1949.
Burnsville plans new town hall 195780 viewsBurnsville Township sold the District 16 school building Monday night to Ed Giles for his bid price of $360.00.

There were about 25 persons present at the auction sale, Francis Byrne of Farmington was the auctioneer.

Giles will be building the school into a house and it must be moved by August 15....

The Township is planning to construct a new town hall on old Lyndale Avenue. About 3 1/2 acres have been purchased from Clarence Nelson. (This is now the site of Ames Construction on County Road 5).

At first the building will be a one story, concrete block structure...
City of Burnsville records72 viewsA photograph of two pages from the original records of Byrnesville/Burnsville.
City of Burnsville records70 viewsA photograph of the original records for Byrnesville/Burnsville.
Burnsville 1860 minutes66 viewsA transcript of the 1860 Burnsville minutes confirms, no prior records exist.
Burnsville considers new town hall - District 15 school sold.65 viewsAugust 1, 1957 Dakota County Tribune - Burnsville considers a new town hall.
Don't go to jail - Hastings65 viewsArrested in Burnsville, you could end up in the original Jail at the County Seat in Hastings. Photo 1962 before building torn down.
Former Burnsville Officials59 viewsFour former members of the Burnsville Town Board posed March 1982 - shown are Jim Connelly former treasurer, Wally Day former board chair, Ed Doebel former trustee and Pat Connelly former town clerk.
Where public notices will be posted 189054 viewsDakota County Tribune - September 25, 1890

This is to certify that the following are the three places where all public notices are posted.

One at the school house in district 15.
One at the school house in district 16.
One at John's Berrisford's Store.

Ed Kenedy
Town Clerk
Dakota County's first trucks arrive 192449 viewsThis Hastings Star May 8, 1981 News of Yesterday features Dakota County's First trucks. Likely, one or more of these trucks were seen working in Burnsville.
Burnsville Government 189046 viewsMarch 20, 1890 Dakota County Tribune lists elected officials in Burnsville.

Supervisors - M.W. Nicholson, Charles McDavitt, Peter Fahey

Clerk - E.F. Kennedy

Treasurer - Patrick Moran

Assessor - John F. Fahey

Justices - E. F. Kennedy, J. J. Carrigan

Constables - Timothy Carrigan, J. McNamara

Election results 189146 viewsList of officers elected to the various towns on Tuesday March 10, 1891


Supervisors - Charles McDevitt, Peter Lynch, Frank Dowdle Jr

Clerk - E. F. Kennedy

Treasurer - P. Moran

Assessor - J. F. Fahey

Constable - Oscar Sequist
Burnsville Town Meeting 193923 viewsMarch 24, 1939 - Dakota County Tribune

The annual Burnsville town meeting March 14, 1939...
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