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Burnsville Village Hall 1960s50 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 1960s48 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.
Former Burnsville Officials45 viewsFour former members of the Burnsville Town Board gathered together to celebrate the birthday of Wally Day, former town chairman. All four, Burnsville residents are, from left to right - Jim Connelly (former Treasurer), Wally Day, Ed Doebel (former trustee) and Pat Connelly (former town clerk).
Interior of the new town hall42 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.
1952 Election results42 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.
Savage Post Office now serves 11,000 in Savage - Burnsville area 196440 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.
City of Burnsville records11 viewsA photograph of two pages from the original records of Byrnesville/Burnsville.
Burnsville plans new town hall 195710 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 records9 viewsA photograph of the original records for Byrnesville/Burnsville.
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