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Blaine Activity/Senior Center Project In early February the city advertised for bids for the construction of a 15,000 square foot senior/activity center to replace the existing, approximately 5,000 square foot, Mary Ann Young Senior Center. The current building was built in 1982 and the community has outgrown the space. The new facility will include a senior lounge/gathering space, dining facilities for up to 225 people, and several activity areas for senior programming. The facility will also include activity rooms that will be available for use by residents. The new facility will be built adjacent to the existing senior center in Aquatore Park. Six construction companies bid on the project and a public bid opening was held on February 19. After reviewing all the bids submitted the city council awarded the contract to the low bidder, Ebert Construction. Construction on the new facility will begin this spring and should be completed by the end of 2019. Once the new facility is occupied, the existing Mary Ann Young Senior Center will be demolished. The area of the existing facility will then be returned to park land. For more information and project updates, visit BlaineMN.gov/BlaineActivityCenter

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2019 City Council: Front Row - Andy Garvais, Jess Robertson, Richard Paul, Julie Jeppson, Back Row - Wes Hovland, Mayor Tom Ryan, Dick Swanson

City Council Meetings Move to Monday Evenings Beginning in April, Blaine City Council meetings will move to Monday evenings. After discussions earlier this year the city council concluded that Monday evening meetings would be better for both the city council and the public. Beginning Monday, April 1, city council meetings will be held the first and third Monday of each month with a workshop held on the first, second and third Monday of each month. Workshops begin at 6:00PM in the Cloverleaf Farms Room and Blaine City Council meetings begin at 7:30PM in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. Workshops are a time for the council and city staff to work on items that will be considered at future city council meetings or for councilmembers to receive staff reports that do not require official action. All workshops and meetings are open to the public; however, public comment is only taken at city council meetings. All Blaine City Council meetings are shown live on Comcast cable channel 16 and are also live streamed through the city website at BlaineMN.gov/Video. To view upcoming agendas and past meeting minutes, visit BlaineMN.gov/AgendsandMinutes. For more information about the Blaine City Council, visit BlaineMN.gov/CityCouncil.


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WARD 1 Wes Hovland 8650 Van Buren Street NE Blaine, MN 55434 763-228-1117 WHovland@BlaineMN.gov Dick Swanson 926 - 97th Lane NE Blaine, MN 55434 763-370-2557 DSwanson@BlaineMN.gov

WARD 2 Julie Jeppson 1702 - 116th Avenue NE Blaine, MN 55449 763-354-4709 JJeppson@BlaineMN.gov Jess Robertson 4175 - 114th Lane NE Blaine, MN 55449 612-964-0503 JRobertson@BlaineMN.gov

WARD 3 Andrew Garvais 12744 Petersburg Street NE Blaine, MN 55449 612-229-8890 AGarvais@BlaineMN.gov Richard Paul 1560 - 123rd Lane NE Blaine, MN 55449 763-390-1499 RPaul@BlaineMN.gov

CITY MANAGER Clark Arneson 763-785-6120 CArneson@BlaineMN.gov

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Planning Commission* March 12 | April 9 7PM | City Hall Council Chambers Park Board* March 26 | April 23 7PM | City Hall Council Chambers Traffic Commission* March 5 | April 2 6:30PM | City Hall Council Chambers *Meetings can be seen live on cable channel 16.

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Police & Fire................................................. 911 Police (non-emergency) ... 763-785-6168 Fire (non-emergency)........ 763-786-4436 Public Works Aft. Hours.... 763-427-1212 Anoka County Dispatch..... 763-427-1212 Building Inspections.......... 763-785-6170 City Cable Channel 16 ...... 763-785-6192 City Clerk ............................ 763-785-6122 City Hall............................... 763-784-6700 City Manager...................... 763-785-6120 Communications................ 763-785-6181 Community Standards...... 763-785-6187 Community Outreach........ 763-785-6113 Economic Development.... 763-785-6180 Engineering......................... 763-785-6172 Fire Inspections ................. 763-785-6187 Forestry .............................. 763-717-2660 Housing Services ............... 763-785-6146 Human Resources ............. 763-785-6109 Job Line ............................... 763-717-2679 Newsletter.......................... 763-785-6192 North Metro TV.................. 763-780-8241 Parks & Recreation ........... 763-785-6164 Planning & Zoning ............. 763-785-6180 Public Works....................... 763-785-6165 Recycling & Solid Waste ... 763-785-6192 Senior Citizens Center ...... 763-786-9375 Sewer Backup..................... 763-785-6165 Streets ................................ 763-785-6165 Stormwater......................... 763-785-6188 Utility Billing ....................... 763-785-6141 Water & Sewer System ..... 763-785-6165 Web...................................... 763-717-2638

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3M Open Public Information Meetings The City of Blaine in conjunction with the 3M Open will hold public open houses to discuss the upcoming PGA Tour event coming to Blaine in July. These meetings will be your chance to talk with city staff and 3M Open staff. Topics covered will include traffic impacts, road closures and detours, resident impacts for TPC area homeowners, and more.

3M Open Public Open House Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1 – 2PM and 5 – 6:30PM

For more information, visit BlaineMN.gov/3MOpen

Centennial Greens Park Iron-Enhanced Sand Filter (IESF) Phosphorus is the chemical that supports rapid algal growth and it is a challenging task to find ways to remove dissolved phosphorus from bodies of water. A new and promising management practice to control phosphorus is using an iron enhanced sand filter (IESF).

Tax Season and Identity Theft Tips

Sand filters have been used for a number of years to remove solids and some pollutants from stormwater, but it has been found that adding iron filings to the sand removes dissolved phosphorus in a cost effective way.

Each year it seems more and more people have discovered that someone used their personal information to file taxes. The IRS has some good information on how to protect yourself, and what to do in the event your information has been compromised.

Thanks to a partnership with the Anoka Conservation District and Rice Creek Watershed District, the city was able to install an IESF in Centennial Greens Park. The park was chosen after a study was completed showing a need for dissolved phosphorus treatment in the area. Since the installation of the IESF in 2015, water monitoring is showing that the IESF is effectively removing phosphorus. The IESF is maintained by the city. This includes raking it on a regular basis during the summer months. As long as the system is maintained, it is projected to last up to 30 years before needing reconstruction.

The IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages or social media channels to request personal or financial information. This includes requests for PIN numbers, passwords or similar access information for credit cards, banks or other financial accounts.

The city has an opportunity to partner with the Coon Creek Watershed District to construct another IESF in the Pleasure Creek neighborhood near the intersection of Clover Leaf Parkway and East Pleasure Creek Parkway. This project would take the design a step further by adding a substance called biochar to the mix. Biochar functions to remove E. coli, which is the bacteria found in animal waste. E. coli contamination is a problem in the Pleasure Creek watershed. The funding for the project will be a combination of grants, funds from the Clean Water Fund Watershed Based funding, Coon Creek Watershed District and the city. More information will be released in the near future regarding the timing and logistics of the project.

City Launches OpenBlaine Transparent | Community | Data On March 1 the City of Blaine launched a new government transparency portal called OpenBlaine. In an effort to put more data at the fingertips of Blaine residents, city staff has worked with vendor OpenGov to create this new way to understand how the city operates. OpenBlaine will allow the general public to easily dig into city budget data as well as other nonfinancial data points collected by the city. Users will be able to see the different revenue streams that fund city operations or breakdown city spending by department. Non-financial data will include a look at the number of building permits issued and inspections completed per year and how the hail storm of June 2017 caused a huge spike in these numbers. In the future, the city will continue to develop new data sets to be reported via OpenBlaine. How much does it cost to plow the entire city after a snowstorm? What is the economic impact of the 3M Open? What is the average response time for emergency services? These are all examples of data sets that could be future topics featured on OpenBlaine. Explore OpenBlaine today at

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What to do if you receive an email claiming to be from the IRS that contains a request for personal information, taxes associated with a large investment, inheritance or lottery. • Do not reply. • Do not open any attachments. They can contain malicious code that may infect your computer or mobile phone. • Do not click on any links. • Forward the email, preferably with the full email headers, to: phishing@irs.gov. • Do not forward scanned images because this removes valuable information. • Delete the original email. If you find a suspicious website that claims to be the IRS, please send the site’s URL by email to phishing@irs.gov, using the subject line: suspicious website. For more information, visit BlaineMN.gov/TaxScams


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Public Works Seasonal Employment The City of Blaine is looking for seasonal employees who can work 40 hours per week, in positions that will last up to six months. Positions are available in the park maintenance, street, shop, and utility departments. The starting hourly wage is $12 per hour with a one dollar increase after 67 days. You must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license, and a good driving record. For more information, please contact Blaine Public Works at 763-785-6165 or PW@BlaineMN.gov. Applications are available online at BlaineMN.gov/Jobs or at Blaine Public Works, 1801 101st Avenue NE. The application deadline is March 29. Come join a great team, work outside, and help keep Blaine beautiful!

City Prepares for Large Street Reconstruction Schedule The City of Blaine is preparing a large slate of road construction projects to be completed over the next two years. The city has identified a number of high priority roads that are in need of full or partial reconstruction. In February, the city held open houses to discuss the projects and assessments with residents living in project areas. The city council will also hold public hearings on the projects and will need to give final approval before the projects can move forward.

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Parks & Recreation Summer Employment If you have enthusiasm, energy and are excited to work with kids, then this is the job for you! We offer great hours, competitive pay, excellent training and a fun work environment. Applicants must be 17 or older. The application deadline is March 29 with interviews taking place in early April. For more information, visit BlaineParks.com/Jobs or call 763-785-6164.

Jefferson Street from 119th Avenue NE to 104th Court NE Lever Street NE from Ball Road NE to North Road Tournament Players Parkway from Radisson Road NE to 109th Avenue NE Cloverleaf Parkway from Highway 65 to 99th Avenue NE

The city’s special assessment policy calls for single family residential homes to be assessed 35 percent of the project cost related to the area directly in front of their home. High density housing and commercial parcels are assessed at a 50 percent rate. The city is currently in the process of rating all city roadways in order to determine the roads that need attention first, the roads selected for 2019 and 2020 are well known problem areas in the city. It is the intention of the city to get all roads up to an acceptable rating so that the city can concentrate more on maintenance than reconstruction. With the proper maintenance schedule, roads can last longer between reconstructions.

Anoka County Projects In 2019, the Anoka County Highway Department will be installing three new signal systems in Blaine. • • •

Radisson Road NE at Xylite Street NE Lexington Avenue NE at Woodland Parkway NE 125th Avenue NE at Lever Street NE

All three projects may include additional grading for turn lanes and ADA improvements. Additionally, roadway improvements on 125th Avenue NE between Lexington Avenue NE and Opal Street NE will be completed. In 2020, 125th Ave NE from Aberdeen Street NE to Radisson Road NE will be reconstructed to a four lane divided highway with a raised center median and new turn lanes at Hastings Street. More questions about upcoming road projects? Contact the engineering department at BlaineMN.gov/Engineering


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Cut Back on Road Salt Protect Our Infrastructure, Water and Aquatic Wildlife In the Twin Cities metro area 350,000 tons of road salt is used every year, but have you ever wondered where it goes when winter ends? Stormwater and snowmelt carry dissolved road salt into lakes, streams, and groundwater when winter thaws out. Chloride, a major part of road salt compounds, is especially stubborn in water. Once it dissolves, there is no feasible method to remove chloride from water, and stormwater treatment solutions like stormwater ponds and rain gardens are ineffective at removing chloride. Instead, chloride gradually accumulates in our water bodies, harming fish and other aquatic life. The corrosive nature of road salt also contributes to between $350 million and $1.2 billion in infrastructure costs each year to the metro area alone.

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What can you do about it?

The City of Blaine sponsors a recycling drop-off day the third Saturday of each month. You do not need to be a Blaine resident to bring items to the dropoff day. Please note, no garbage will be accepted.

RECYCLING SATURDAYS 10:00am — 2:00pm

3rd Saturday of Each Month Drop-Off Location Green Lights Recycling Enter at 1525 - 99th Lane NE

Here are some helpful tips you can use to make your driveways and sidewalks safer and better for the environment this winter: Shovel! Salt is never a substitute for shoveling. Shovel your snow and ice first so that salt is only used for melting ice stuck to the ground. Scatter! Salt!

Did you know you only need a 12-oz. mug of salt to effectively de-ice a 20-foot driveway or 10 sidewalk squares? When applying salt, aim to leave 3” between grains.

Recycling drop-off day is funded by the Anoka County Board of Commissioners and State SCORE funds (Select Committee on Recycling and the Environment).

Green Lights Recycling

Traditional salt (sodium chloride) does not melt ice when the temperature is below 15 degrees Fahrenheit. Use a low-temperature alternative such as magnesium chloride or calcium chloride to melt ice at lower temperatures or use sand for traction.

763-785-0456 | GLRNow.com Collects mattresses, box springs, carpet, appliances, florescent lamps, electronics, rechargeable batteries, and tires. Free items include scrap metal and vehicle batteries. Items with small fee: • Mattresses/box springs are $20 each. • Most appliances are $10 each. • Most electronics are between $2 and $50 depending on size. • Carpet - $6/ roll (up to 7 rolls). Drop off tires and rechargeable batteries for a small fee. See the complete list of fees at BlaineMN.gov/ RecyclingSaturdays

Sweep! Sweeping up leftover salt and reusing it later is a great way to save money and limit the amount of salt getting into nearby waterways.

Recycling in Our Parks With spring around the corner, here is a friendly reminder to please use the recycling program in city parks. You will find blue recycling carts located with trash containers to make it easy for you to recycle at city parks. You can recycle the same materials as you do at home in the parks recycling program.

Randy’s Environmental Services | 763-972-3335 RandysEnvironmentalServices.com

Randy’s offers free paper shredding. Please note, there may be long wait times for shredding.

Public Works is Taking Tree Reservations for the

Bike Collection Begins April 20

Arbor Day Tree Sale How to reserve your tree:

• Order online at BlaineMN.gov/TreeReservations • Call Public Works at 763-785-6165 • Send an email to Trees@BlaineMN.gov

How to get your bare-root tree:

• Tree pick up will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 9AM – 1PM at the Blaine Public Works facility, 1801 101st Avenue NE.

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Types of trees available: • • • • • • • • •

8-foot Sugar Maple - $39 6-foot clump River Birch - $30 6-foot clump Redbud - $44 6-foot Sunburst Honeylocust - $37 6-foot Weeping Willow - $26 6-foot clump Japanese Tree Lilac - $42 4-foot Boulevard Linden - $28 4-foot Accolade Elm - $25 9/16-inch diameter Haralred Apple - $21

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Drop off any size bicycle that you no longer want. Bikes will be refurbished or have their parts used in refurbishing other bikes. Bikes are then donated to people in need. There is no charge to drop of a bike. Bikes for Kids is part of the Robert & Wilma Burbach Bike Foundation.

Walters Recycling & Refuse 763-780-8464 | WaltersRecycling.com/Baine

Contact Walters to report missed garbage, recycling or yardwaste pick-up.

City Recycling Information

763-785-6192 | BlaineMN.gov/Recycle


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Spring Cookie Decorating for ages 8 and under

Each person will get one dozen cookies and all the toppings for decorating. Bring a container to take your cookies home. Dress for the mess! Event held at Blaine City Hall in the atrium. Registration deadline is March 20 or when spaces fill. Thursday, March 28 $10 resident; $11 non-resident 5:30-6:30pm, Activity #7045, 6:45-7:45pm, Activity #7046

Breakfast with the Bunny For families with children ages 10 and under

BlaineParks.com 2018 Kids Triathlon

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Summer 2019 Online Registration The Summer 2019 Recreation Connection catalog will be available to browse at BlaineParks.com/ RecreationConnection Summer 2019 registration begins Monday, March 18 at

BlaineParks.com/Register

Families will enjoy a continental breakfast, craft time, and pictures with the bunny. Registration includes a continental breakfast for one child and one adult, two crafts for one child and pictures with the bunny. Staff will take a picture of your kid(s) with the bunny and email it to you or you may bring your own camera for pictures. Extra adults may attend for $2 each. Registration is required and limited to 25 children per time slot. Event held at Blaine City Hall in the atrium. Saturday, April 6, 9am, 10am, 11am OR 12pm $10 Resident; $11 Non-Resident 9am - Activity #7029, 10am – Activity #7030, 11am - Activity #7031, 12pm – Activity #7032

Celebrate Earth Day Celebrate Earth Day by gathering with your neighbors and cleaning up your neighborhood park. The Parks and Recreation Department is looking for residents to organize an Earth Day clean-up event at any of our 65 parks. You select the date, time and park, and we will provide the supplies. Select a date anytime between April 13 and May 12. For more information, contact 763-785-6161 or email at JKrieger@BlaineMN.gov to get started.

Stay Connected BlaineParks.com More information about Parks and Recreation is available at 763-785-6164 or in the current Recreation Connection online.

BlaineParks.com/ EarthDay

Teen Art Show 12th Annual

The Blaine Arts Council invites local teens to participate in the 12th Annual Teen Art Show. Showcase your talent and have your artwork on display at Blaine City Hall. Prizes will be awarded. Submission Deadline: March 29 Art on Display: April 3-28 Award Reception: Tuesday, April 16 at 6pm

BlaineEvents.com

For more information visit our website, BlaineParks.com/TeenArtShow or call 763-717-2723.


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Community Outings

Bike Helmet Sales and Fitting Event Bike helmets will be available for $10 and can be purchased by cash or check. Helmets are available in a variety of colors and sizes ranging from toddler to adult, so bring the whole family. All Bell® helmets comply with the U.S. CPSC safety standards. Do you have a previously purchased helmet? Bring it in and our trained staff will be happy to check the fit and make any needed adjustments. When: Saturday, March 30 9am - 12pm Tuesday, May 7 5 - 7:30pm

No Appointment Needed

Where:

Blaine City Hall 10801 Town Square Drive NE

BlaineEvents.com/ BikeHelmet

All community outings depart from and return to the Mary Ann Young Senior Center, unless noted otherwise, and include motorcoach transportation. Times include pickup and return. Outings include lunch and a ticket unless noted otherwise.

Mamma Mia

Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Great food and a delightful musical, this trip to the Chanhassen is not to be missed. One mom, one daughter, three possible dads, and a trip down the aisle you will never forget! ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. Event Includes: lunch, show ticket, and transportation. Registration Deadline: March 12. Wednesday, April 10......................... $88 11:40am-4:30pm.............Activity #7138

Duluth Getaway We’ll start our day in Duluth with a waterfront tour aboard the Vista Fleet. This fully narrated 75-minute tour will give you insider information on Duluth’s regional landmarks. There is a cash bar and concessions on the boat. From the boat tour, we will head to Canal Park for a couple hours. The delightful day will end with a self-guided tour at Glensheen Mansion. Register by May 8. No refunds after May 8. Trip includes transportation, boat cruise, and Glensheen tour. Thursday, May 30................................$78 8am-6pm...........................Activity #7170

Senior Safety & Wellness Fair Thursday, May 2, 8:30am-2:30pm Many great speakers will present on a variety of safety and wellness topics at SBM Fire Station #3, located in Blaine at 11920 Ulysses Street NE. Stop by the Mary Ann Young Senior Center for a flyer or call Katrina at 763-767-4003 for details. Price is just $10 which includes lunch, snacks throughout the day, speakers, health screenings, door prize drawings and a vendor fair. Advanced registration and payment are required to participate in this annual event. Event is limited to the first 80 people to register.

BlaineEvents.com/SeniorSafetyFair

Casino Trips Mystic Lake Casino Prior Lake

Wednesday, April 17............................ $7 8:30am-4:30pm...............Activity #7141

Treasure Island

Red Wing Monday, May 20..................................... $7 ($3 food coupon) 8:30am-4:30pm............. Activity # 7140


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2019 Blaine WorldFest Photo by Sarah Grace Photography

Blaine WorldFest

Celebrate Diversity with Food, Music, Art, Friendship Now accepting applications for food vendors, sponsors, cultural exhibits and volunteers. Saturday, May 18, 2019 – 1 to 4pm Town Square Park 10802 Town Square Drive NE This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Blaine Market

Farmers & Handcrafted Indoors at Blaine City Hall Saturdays, 9am to 1pm

The Blaine Market is proud to connect the community with locally grown and produced products to enhance the life and well-being of our residents.

March 9 Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Party

In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday bring a new or gently used children’s book to the market and get a piece of birthday cake.

April 13 Come Grow with Us

Kids and adults can decorate a small pot then plant it to be your own at home farmer.

BlaineEvents.com/ BlaineMarket

BlaineEvents.com/WorldFest

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2019 Impressions of Blaine Photo by Tom Stuart

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary Located at 11980 Lexington Avenue NE

The City of Blaine has partnered with Wargo Nature Center to offer a variety of programs for families of all ages to experience the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary. All programs will meet in the parking lot of the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary located at 11980 Lexington Avenue NE. Springs Alive!, all ages

Bird Hike, all ages

Hike, learn and play at the fen, a specialized wetland. Guided activities will open your eyes to the unique geology and biology that we are still working to conserve, restore, and understand. Activities are designed for all ages.

Birding is a great way to get outside, view animals, and get some exercise. All level of birders are welcome. Binoculars, bird lists, and a knowledgeable bird guide are included.

Saturday, April 2, 10:30-11:30am $5/person, Activity #7176 $10/family, Activity #7177

Thursday, May 9, 9-11am $5/person, Activity #7120 $10/family, Activity #7121

BlaineParks.com/BlaineWetlandSanctuary

Community Gardens Garden plots are available to rent. There are full plots (15x20 feet), half plots (15x10 feet) or raised beds (4x8 feet) available for the 2019 gardening season. For more detailed information regarding dates and fees, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 763-785-6164.

BlaineParks.com/ CommunityGardens

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