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Burnsville_center_regional_draw_2017.pdf
Burnsville Center is a regional draw 201767 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

Burnsville Center is one of the largest shopping centers in Minnesota, containing approximately 150 stores, six restaurants and 11 food court options.The anchor tenants are Dick's Sporting Goods, JC Penney, and Macy's. A play area is located on the
lower level, near JC Penney. Deals and Events are listed on the Burnsville Center website. It annually hosts visits and photo opportunities with a big bunny around Easter and Santa Claus around Christmastime.

Paragon Odyssey 15 movie theater opened adjacent from the Bumsville Center in 2008. The 15-screen complex includes a VIP premier serving area called TheMezz, an expanded arcade and gaming area, and a 70-foot large format branded screen
capable of 3-D projections.
2013_Community_Guide.pdf
2013 - 2014 Burnsville Community Guide (Complete guide)59 viewsCity of Burnsville Community Guide produced by the City of Burnsvile.

A New Logo for Burnsville 4
Welcome
Welcome from the Burnsville City Council 5
A Message from the Burnsville Historical Society 6
Burnsville at a Glance 6
Serving the People
The Burnsville City Council 7
City Boards and Commissions 8
Elected Officials 8
Living in Burnsville
Property Ownership and Rental Information 9
City Watering Restrictions 10
Pet Ownership Information 10
Parks and Amenities
Ten Great Park and Recreation Areas 11-12
Adopt-A-Park 11
Picnic Shelters 12
Recreation
Recreation Opportunities 13-14
Burnsville Senior Center 14
A Great Place for Shopping, Food and Fun 15
Volunteer Opportunities 17
Public Safety
Burnsville Fire Department 19
Burnsville Police Department 19
Get Involved in Public Safety 20
Community Events
Legacy Events 21
Other Great Events 22
Burnsville Performing Arts Center 23
Nicollet Commons Park 23
Burnsville Area Schools 25-26
Helpful Phone Numbers and Websites 27-28
City Map 29
2017Community2520Guide_~0.pdf
2017 - 2018 Burnsville Community Guide (complete copy)53 viewsA publication available for residents, businesses and others interested in Burnsville, produced by the City of Burnsville. Topics include:

A Commitment to Public Facilities
Welcome
Welcome to Burnsville
A Message from the Burnsville Historical Society
A Commitment to Public Service
Burnsville City Council Meetings
City Boards and Commissions
Burnsville City Council & Elected Officials
A Commitment to Homes and Neighborhoods
Property Ownership Information
Permits and Rebates
A Commitment to Natural Resources
Commitment to Public Safety
Burnsville Fire Department
Burnsville Police Department
Experience Burnsville!
A Commitment to Parks
A Commitment to Play!
Youth Activities
Adult Activities
Senior 62+ Activities
Activities for All Ages
City Volunteer Opportunities
A Commitment to Local Stories
Burnsville Community Television
A Commitment to Community Events
A Commitment to the Arts
The Ames Center
A Commitment to Education
Helpful Phone Numbers and Websites
City Map
winter_2014_burnsvillebulletin.pdf
City of Burnsville Bulletin Winter 201453 viewsA quarterly newsletter for the residents and businesses of Burnsville published by the City of Burnsville. Topics in this issue include:

Burnsville Residents Volunteer For Many Reasons. What Will Yours Be?
Help with Shoveling Neighborhood Fire Hydrants
Burnsville Performing Arts Center to Become ‘Ames Center’
2014 Budget
Home Improvement Loans Available to Burnsville Residents
City, County and State Road Work Projects on Docket for 2014
Airport Noise
New Sign Lights Up Civic Center Park
Burnsville’s “Heart of the City” and Nicollet Commons Park were namedone of the Twin Cities’ “Great Places”
Burnsville Police Department Focuses on Core Values, Community
Burnsville Officer
Brad Litke Honored as ‘Exceptional Officer’ by Dakota County
and more.
High_school_grades_9_-_12__2017.pdf
High School opens for grades 9 - 12 (2017)53 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

T'he high school was constructed in 1955 and has been renovated several times since then. Work was completed recently that allowed Burnsville High School to discontinue the use of a senior campus at Diamondhead Education Center. At the start of the 2016 -2017 school began serving all students in grades 9 - 12 at this location.
system_includes_more_than_76_parks.pdf
System includes more than 76 parks (2017)53 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

The Burnsville Parks System boasts nearly 1,800 acres of park land spanning over 76 parks to heip residents enjoy fresh air and explore the great outdoors.

Approximately one-third of the parkland is developed for active uses. The other two-thirds are preserved as natural areas, some accessed bv trails.

Sports-enthusiasts can use the tennis, volleyball and basketball courts; and trails are available for hiking, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking. Other athletic amenities include in-line skating rinks, an archery range, a skate park, a disc golf
course and numerous athletic fields.

For those who prefer more leisurely activities there is a public beach and a boat launch on Crystal Lake, recreation buildings, picnic shelters and plav ground areas and the Alimagnet Dog Park.
2030Comprehensiveplan_approved_2010.PDF
Burnsville's 2030 Comprehensive Plan53 viewsA 186 page document, as the City of Burnsville looks toward the future.

Burnsville has been a planned community since its incorporation in 1964. The city adopted its first comprehensive plan in 1965 which focused on providing a strong transportation plan with coordinated
system of north/south and east/west collector streets and thoroughfares. The Land Use Planemphasized growth management and orderly development based upon planned infrastructure
improvements. 
chamber_gets_business_involved_2017.pdf
Burnsville Chamber gets business involved 201752 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

The chamber was founded in 1965 to maintain and improve the economic climate of the community. The chamber regularly hosts events to promote business, such as seminars, networking opportunities and the annual BITE of Burnsville in March, which draws food vendors to a single event each winter to sample Burnsville-based cuisine. The group also typically hosts Holiday Ga1a, Chambershack golf tournament, and the Fall Fling.The chamber also has a presence at well-known Bumsville events such as Burnsville Fire Muster, hosted in September.

Festivals_and_fire_muster_2017.pdf
Festivals and the Fire Muster 201752 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

Summer is a busy time in the city of Burnsville. This community guide was published at the end of July 2017 when some events had passed but othersin the middle of their run of activities. Events noted include: I love Burnsville Week, the International Festival of Burnsville, Friday Night Flicks on the Bricks, Thursday Rockin' Readers, Thursday Rockin' Lunch hour concerts, Wednesdays in the Park and the fall Fire Muster. (2 pages).
Fire_Dept_2017.pdf
Fire Department has two stations (2017)52 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.


The Burnsville Fire Department was created in November 1981 with 23 career lire fighters. Advanced Life Support ambulance services were added in 1984 with the hiring of seven paramedics.

Burnsville was the first city in the state to organize citizen volunteers into Community Emergency Response Teams, or CERT, which provide basic emergency sen,ices until emergency personnel arrive.

Participants are trained in emergency preparedness, fire safety, medical operations, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, team organization and terrorism identification...

The Burnsvilie Fire Department has 33 suppression shift firefighters dispersed among three shifts. These shifts staff two fire stations located within the city 24 hours per day, seven days
a week...
BV_Community_Guide.pdf
2009 Burnsville Community Guide (complete copy)52 viewsA publication available for residents, businesses and others interested in Burnsville, produced by the City of Burnsville. Topics include:

Introduction - Getting started
Welcome -
Burnsville Facts-
A brief history, Burnsville at a Glance, City Government, Board and Commissions and Elected representatives.

Living in Burnsville -
Parks and Recreation, City Facilities, Recreation programs,
Home owner resources, Senior Center, Get involved with your city, Animal information, Top Ten Code violations, Watering restrictions

The Heart of the City
Area Schools
Community Resources
City Departments
Community Eents
City Map
2012_fall_bulletin.pdf
City of Burnsville Bulletin - Fall 201251 viewsA quarterly publication of the City of Burnsville for residents and businesses. Topics in this issue include:

General Election Set for Nov. 6, 2012
Video to Provide Budget Information to Residents
Burnsville Development Update
Burnsville Runner-up in‘Best Of The Road’Competition

Goodrich, Now UTC Aerospace Systems, Cuts Ribbon on Expansion
Skaters Seek Donations for Proposed “Phase 2”
Burnsville Police Chief Inducted Into Burnsville High School
Hall of Fame,Announces Upcoming Retirement- Burnsville Police Chief Bob Hawkins
Burnsville to Light Up Heart of the City Nov. 21

Burnsville Fire Department open house
Burnsville Performing Arts Center (AMES CENTER) schedule
Water Quality Is Everyone’s Responsibility
Do Your Homework Before Doing Your ‘Home Work’ (HOME REMODELING)
Mayoral, Two City Council Seats Up for Election

fairview_ridges_2017.pdf
Fairview Ridges opened in 1984 (2017)51 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

Fairview Ridges Hospital is known for outstanding emergency, surgery, cardiovascular,orthopedic, cancer and pediatric care. Its birth place delivers more than 2,500 babies each year and has a Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

The 150-bed facility is one of the largest employers in Burnsville and is the first hospital in Minnesota to be named a Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery by the American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery. The hospital also provides access to research and innovations in health care at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, and University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital.

Fairview Ridges recently underwent its largest expansion since opening its doors in 1984. The expansion includes a new state-of-the-art Specialty Care Center that is home to a heart, cancer
and orthopedic centers, an imaging center,cardiac rehabilitation, oncology, musculoskeleta lservices, a pharmacy and a home medical equipment store. Improvements to the existing
hospital building include a new laboratory, a refurbished pediatric unit with larger rooms, anew orthopedic spine unit and an observation/outpatient unit.

Hospital officials say refurbished pediatric unit enhances the patient and family experience in a healing, kid-friendly environment. The new space features animal themes, bright colors and spacious, family-friendly rooms.
library_2017.pdf
Find some page turners at the library 201751 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

Burnsville is home to the Burnhaven Library 1101 W County Road 42. The library is part of the Dakota County Library system, which includes nine branch libraries, including Burnhaven and shares
borrowing privileges with the City of South St. Paul Public Library.
community_service_higlighted_2017.pdf
Community Service highlighted 201751 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

People interested in volunteering or who need a helping hand can find assistance through organizations in Burnsville including 360 Communities, the Rotary, Burnsville Community Foundation the Lions Club and the Burnsville Senior Center Advisory Council.
Bulletin_fall_2014~0.pdf
City of Burnsville Bulletin Fall, 201450 viewsTopics the quarterly newsletter mailed to residents and businesses include:
Fright-Filled Fun at Third-Annual Halloween Fest
New Direction Planned for THE GARAGE
New Garden, Statue in Works at Alimagnet Park
Heart of the City Alive with Lights Nov. 26
Ames Center events
Burnsville Aims High at City Archery Range
Fire Department Open House is Oct. 9

Firefighter/Paramedic Andrew Hamlin Receives citizenship award
Federal Grant, Lions Club Help Update 25-Year-Old Alerting System
in Burnsville Fire Stations
2015 Budget Meetings Continue, Levy Increase Proposed
Bluebirds Find Home in Civic Center Prairie

General Election Set for Nov. 4
City Compost Site Remains Open Weekends for Buckthorn and more.
burnsville_by_the_numbers_2017.pdf
Burnsville by the numbers 201750 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

County: Dakota
School Districts: Burnsville-Eagan-Sar.age 191,Rosemount-Apple Vailey-Eagan 196, Lakeville Area 194

U.S. Congressional District: 2nd Minnesota Legislative
Districts: 51 and 56 (Senate), 51A, 56A, 56B (House)

Population
City: 60,306 (2010);
County: 398,552 (2010)

Employment- Burnsville is home to over 2,200 businesses
Ranked No. 7 in the state of Minnesota for amount
of retail sales
Ranked No. 11 in the state in number of manufacturing firms

Housing- 24,953 units, 66.5 percent owner-occupied
police_dept_looks_to_new_site.pdf
Police Department looks to new site (2017)50 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

The Burnsville Police Department was founded in 1964 with a staff of one police chief, one lieutenant, one sergeant, seven officers and a department secretary.

The Bumsville Police Department 2017 roster was comprised of 43 patrol officers, 13 sergeants, 11 support services personnel, 10 investigators and school and community resource officers all led by Police Chief Eric Gieseke and the five-member administrative
team. The Patrol Unit protects Burnsville's 27-square-miles and 225 miles of streets 24 hours a day. Each year officers respond to nearly 50,000 calls for service, ranging from suspicious noises to
death investigations...


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Fleet Maintenance by the City of Burnsville50 viewsThe Public Works Department has its own Fleet Maintenance Division that handles repairs. One of our followers asked a great question about the life span of snow plows. The City usually maintains them for 12-15 years and then sells them.
burnsville_cable_remote.jpg
Burnsville Cable TV (BCTV)50 viewsBurnsville Cable prepares for a remote production. Photo compliments of the City of Burnsville.
Bulletin04-2009.PDF
Burnsville Bulletin April 2009 (click to open)50 views
2014SummerBulletin.pdf
City of Burnsville Bulletin Summer 201449 viewsA quarterly newsletter for the residents and businesses of Burnsville published by the City of Burnsville. Topics in this issue include:

Community Pride is Foundation of Community Builder Award
International Festival of Burnsville – Bringing Culture Alive
Fire Muster Festivities Mark End of City’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
Black Dog Road Closing, Going Green
Decrease in Apartment Blazes
Polce Launch Online Crime Map
Brian Hasselman Named Burnsville 2013 Police Officer of the Year
Chris Faste Hired as Burnsville Building Official
Primary Election Set for Aug. 12
2015 Budget Process Underway
fall_2015_bulletin.pdf
City of Burnsville Bulletin- Fall 201549 viewsTopics the quarterly newsletter mailed to residents and businesses include:
Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day Oct. 3
Burnsville Featured on New Fox Sports Series ‘The Minnesota Traveler’
Burnsville Community Foundation Continues Winter Lighting Tradition

Convention & Visitors Bureau to Hold Fourth-Annual Winter Lighting Contest
Levy Increase Proposed for 2016 Budget Tell us What You Think About the New Utility Billing System

New Skateboard Programming a Hit
Burnsville’s Communications Department and Burnsville Community Television were recognized
Local Non-Profits Invited to Create Free PSA with BCTV
Ames Center schedule
Business Leaders Invited to Partner with Educators
THE GARAGE is ‘Open for Music’
Surface Water Quality Update 2015

BurnsvilleCitycommunities_for_a_lifetime.pdf
Burnsville Communities for a lifetime report 201649 viewsThis City Profile was prepared by Dakota County’s Communities for a Lifetime (CFL) Initiative—an initiative engaging community members and leaders in the private and public sectors to create accessible, supportive Communities for a Lifetime that enable people to lead active vital lives. Dakota County and individual cities work together in many areas to make communities more age-friendly. We work together on housing, public safety, transportation, workforce issues, and many other areas.

In 2014, 12.3% of Burnsville residents were 65 and older. However, this age group will grow substantially over the next 20 years, as members of the much larger boomer cohort age. The boomer age group (in 2014) represents about one quarter of the Burnsville population (24.2 %). According to AARP, since 1990, roughly 90% of older Americans have stayed in the county they’ve been living in, if not the very same home. Is Burnsville prepared for Boomers to age in place in the community?

ames_center_2017~0.pdf
Ames Center is premier arts venue 201749 viewsInformation published in the Burnsville Sun/This Week News Burnsville Community Guide 2017.

The Burnsville area is home to several attractions that make it a destination to people in the south metro, the region and beyond.
One of the busiest venues around is the Ames Center, which opened
near the Heart of the City in January 2009.
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Burnsville Cable TV (BCTV)49 viewsThe Burnville Cable TV is located at Burnsville High School, RM C214, 600 E Hwy 13, Burnsville, MN 55337.
2030Comprehensiveplan_approved_2010b.pdf
Burnsville Comprehensive plan49 viewsBurnsville comprehensive plan.
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Sustainability Man Photo compliments of the City of Burnsville.49 viewsWhat’s “faster than compost … more powerful than an LED light bulb” and able to teach residents and schoolchildren about recycling, lawn watering and native gardens? It’s Sustainability Man, of course!

Sustainability Man is the city of Burnsville’s superhero, video star and alter-alter-ego of communications coordinator Marty Doll.

The character came into being a couple of years after the Burnsville City Council approved a sustainability plan in 2009.

“After being scratched by radioactive buckthorn, bitten by a radioactive emerald ash borer and periodically slipping and falling into radioactive recycling bins, mild-mannered Johnny Burnsville was transformed into Sustainability Man.”

Johnny Burnsville wears horn-rimmed glasses, a plaid shirt and pants pulled up way too high. The superhero emerges in a Green Lantern Halloween costume with a customized logo, tall black boots and a black mask.

“We do have a sustainability webpage, but sometimes if you take certain issues like greenhouse gas emissions or other kinds of issues, it’s hard to explain that or when it does get explained it’s not very engaging,” said Sue Bast, the city’s sustainability coordinator.

Cue campy sound effects and an even campier costume, enlist Doll, 32, a broadcast journalism major in college, and Sustainabililty Man was born.- From the June 23, 2015 Mpls Star Tribune article by Pat Pheifer.
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City of Burnsville Community Guide Hospitals and clinics 2015 - 201649 viewsPublished by Sun Thisweek News 2015 - 2016 the directory includes on page 24 Hospitals, clinics take care of folks.
april_2008_bulletin.PDF
Burnsville Bulletin April 2008 (click to open)49 viewsA publication of the City of Burnsville.
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