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Administration

Community Vision Faribault 2040 — 3/30/2015
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City Council

Community Dev - General

Downtown Preservation Awards — 2/10/2015
Now Accepting Nominations! Downtown Preservation Awards – In an effort to recognize significant contributions to the preservation and enhancement of historic resources within the City of Faribault, the Heritage Preservation Commission is now accepting nominations for its newly created Downtown Preservation Awards Program. Categories include Outstanding Achievement, Distinguished Merit, Stewardship, Outstanding Signage, and Preservation Advocacy. Nomination materials may be submitted electronically or in hard copy and must be received by our office by Friday, April 24, 2015. Awards will be formally presented at the City Council meeting on May 12, 2015, to coincide with National Preservation Month. For questions contact Kim Clausen, Community Development Coordinator, at 507.333.0375 or kclausen@ci.faribault.mn.us.

Community Dev - Building Code Division

New Code Adoptions — 1/27/2015
The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry has announced the following adoptions: ? Chapter 1309 2012 International Residential Code with Minnesota amendments and Chapter 1300 Administrative Provisions will become effective January 24, 2015. Chapter 1303 which includes new foundation and radon rules and Chapter 1322 Residential Energy Code will become effective February 24, 2015.
New Rental Housing Licensing Program — 7/25/2014
The City Council has approved a comprehensive revision of ordinances regulating rental housing in the City. Effective January 1, 2015, the new ordinance replaces the current rental registration ordinance with a new program that establishes rental housing licenses in order to provide a means by which the City can revoke a property owner’s privileges to rent residential units.

Community Dev - Planning and Zoning Division

Finance

Fire

Monthly Statistics — 3/3/2015
The monthly statistics show a breakdown of the types of incidents the Fire Department responded to.
The Incident Totals and Call Backs spreadsheet provides statistics on all of the incidents combined.
The City and Rural Calls spreadsheet provides a statistical breakdown of city vs. rural area incidents.
The Fire Incidents spreadsheet provides statistics on fire incidents, mutual aid incidents, and the total $ loss of city and rural fires.

Heritage Preservation Commission

Library

Buckham Memorial Library Mobile App: Buckham 2Go! — 9/18/2014
You can visit Buckham Memorial Library anytime, anywhere with a free app on your mobile device! Find and reserve books, movies and music. Renew items and keep track of due dates. Download eBooks and use digital media. Check out upcoming events and programs. Email or call your library. The library’s mobile app, Buckham 2Go!, allows you to do all these things and more right from your mobile phone or tablet. Smart phone users can install the app by using their phone’s Internet browser to visit buckham.boopsie.com. Android users can download the app from the Google Play and Amazon App stores. iPhone and iPad users can download the app from the iTunes App Store.

Parks & Recreation

Buckham Bulletin SPRING 2015 — 3/26/2015
Get the Spring Buckham Bulletin here…Faribault Events & Activities!
Youthlink Newsletter: Kids Activities — 3/26/2015
Find fun Park & Rec events and activities for kids here!!!
Canoe & Kayaking Faribault — 3/26/2015
Check out a great video about kayaking the Cannon River
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Parks & Recreation - Aquatic Center

Aquatic Center Brochure — 3/5/2015
Get the 2015 Aquatic Center brochure here! Summer's coming!

Parks & Recreation - Community Center

PARK & REC RATES 2015 — 3/5/2015
Rates for most all Park & Rec activities for 2015.
Community Center Pool Schedule — 3/5/2015
Santa Calling Program — 11/24/2014
Participate in the 2014 Santa Calling Program…it's free, but just for kids in Gr. 1 and Kindergarten only. Get a fillable form here!
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Parks & Recreation - Community Enrichment

ASL Interpreter Request Form — 3/5/2015
Request a program interpreter using this form.
Sakatah-Singing HIlls Trail Brochure — 3/5/2015
Get your Sakatah-Singing Hills Trail Brochure here!
Winter Fish Camp 2015 — 1/6/2015
Winter Fish Camp Details Here!
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Parks & Recreation - Fitness Center

Group Fitness Class descriptions — 3/5/2015
Description of Group Exercise classes

Parks & Recreation - Ice Arena

2014 November Open Skate Schedule — 10/20/2014
2014 Open Skate Schedule at the Ice Arena

Parks & Recreation - Sports & Recreation

2014-15 S2 Women's Power Volleyball Playoff Bracke — 3/6/2015
2014-15 S2 Women's Power Final Volleyball Playoff Bracket
2014-15 S2 WUSP Volleyball Playoff Bracket — 3/6/2015
2014-15 S2 WUSP UPDATED March 26 Volleyball Playoff Bracket
2014-15 S2 WSP Volleyball Playoff Bracket — 3/6/2015
2014-15 S2 WSP UPDATED March 30 Volleyball Playoff Bracket
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Police

The Point After — 3/27/2015
The Point After Newsletter Volume 4, Issue 6
Emergency Messages Everbridge — 5/6/2014

The Everbridge system provides city officials with the ability to provide pre-recorded emergency telephone notification/information messages to targeted areas or the entire city. Residents and businesses located within the city limits are encouraged to sign up for Everbridge to be sure they receive timely emergency to be sure they receive timely emergency notifications when alerts are issued.

Public Works

Compost Site Closed — 3/17/2015
The compost site located at 214 N.E. 14th Street remains closed until mid to late April, 2015. Conditions at the site remain too soft to accommodate vehicles at this time. Opening date will be announced once site conditions improve. Rice County also maintains a compost-recycling center. You can call the county's Recycling Hotline at 507-332-6833 or check www.co.rice.mn.us/waste/yardwaste.php for other composting information and options.
Twin Lakes Clean Water Funds — 10/2/2014
Rice County in Partnership with City of Faribault Awarded Clean Water Funds for Twin Lakes Stormwater Retrofit Project.

Public Works - Storm Water

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Newsletter — 4/24/2014
Surface Water Management Plan (SWMP) — 2/17/2009
This report provides the City of Faribault with a Comprehensive Surface Water Management Plan (SWMP) that will serve as a guide to managing the surface water system throughout the City.

Public Works - Streets

Public Works - Water

Lead and Copper in Drinking Water — 7/23/2014
See the attached from the Minnesota Department of Health regarding lead and copper in drinking water.
General Water Analysis — 6/2/2014
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report — 4/16/2014
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