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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Xcel Energy to offer temporary rate discounts for businesses

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Xcel Energy is committed to helping businesses get back on their feet after being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic or civil unrest, and a new program coming soon will help provide some relief to businesses that were hard hit. 

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

City Compost Site to close Nov. 25

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The Faribault Compost Site located at 214 N.E. 14th Street will be closing for the season on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 7:00 p.m.

The hours of operation until then are as follows:

Monday & Wednesday: 1 - 7 p.m.

Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Parks and Rec. closes public access, launches virtual classes

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Due to the current public health situation and the increased community spread of COVID-19, Faribault Parks and Recreation will be closing all of its facilities, and canceling all in-person events, effective at 5 p.m. on Nov. 20. 

Those who are aff...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Get involved by joining a board or commission

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The City of Faribault has open seats for various boards and commissions.

For those who are interested in getting involved, click here to fill out the online application. 

Board and Commission members are appointed by the City Council. Members volun...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Effective Nov. 23, City meetings to be conducted by phone, electronically

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Find below Mayor Kevin F. Voracek’s Statement and Determination Regarding Conducting Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means approved earlier this year, and still in effect: 

As the Mayor of the City of Faribault, Minnesota I fin...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Library to close public access Nov. 16; offerings still available

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Due to the current public health situation and the increased community spread of COVID-19, the Buckham Memorial Library will close public access beginning Nov. 16. Despite the closure, many services continue, including:

  • Lobby and Curbside Pickup: Monday – ...
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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Faribault City Hall to close to the public Nov. 23

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Due to the current public health situation and the increased community spread of COVID-19, Faribault City Hall will close to the public effective at 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 20. 

City Staff will still be available by telephone and email—refe...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Fall cleanup reminders for Faribault residents

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The official fall street cleanup has begun, and you may have noticed the City street sweepers out and about.

Sweepers pick up sand, trash, and debris that accumulates on the streets, keeping it out of storm drains, below ground storm sewer pipes, and the C...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Video series highlights all Faribault has to offer

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The City of Faribault is excited to release as part of its partnership with CGI Communications, Inc., a series of professionally produced videos highlighting everything Faribault has to offer to our residents, visitors and business owners.

The City is dedi...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

City seeks RFP for one-of-a-kind mural opportunity

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The City of Faribault is requesting proposals for an exterior wall mural in historic downtown Faribault. The wall is located on the west side of the building at 25 3rd Street NW. This is within the local Downtown Commercial Historic District. This two-sto...

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