Posted on: May 29, 2020
Due to an unprecedented amount of civil disturbance in the Twin Cities Metro Area following the death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis Police, Anoka County Board Chair Scott Schulte has declared a countywide state of emergency.
Posted on: May 27, 2020
Are you considering a home improvement project this summer? The City has great loan programs available to residents.The City of Coon Rapids offers several loan programs to help homeowners with repairs, remodeling and down payment assistance. All of these ...Read on...
Posted on: May 20, 2020
Coon Rapids City Hall and the Public Works building opened to the public this week after being closed due to the Governor’s Stay at Home Executive Order. Visitors to all City facilities will notice added measures in place to lessen the spread of...Read more...
Posted on: May 9, 2020
Candidate Filing May 19 - June 2
In conjunction with the state general election, Coon Rapids will hold its municipal election November 3, 2020. Coon Rapids voters will elect Councilmembers in Ward 1, 2, 4, and a Councilmember At Large during the November g...Read more...
Posted on: May 5, 2020
The Recycling Center is opening on a limited basis beginning Tuesday, May 5.
Hours are limited for now to Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.*No self-serve paper shredding for now. This service will be added back when feasible.Please read our "Wha...Read more...
Posted on: May 5, 2020
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the City of Coon Rapids has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Coon Rapids 4th of July Community Celebration. The public health recommendations surrounding large gatherings, combined with the safety ...Read more...
Posted on: April 17, 2020
NEW amenities are now added as of Saturday, April 25. Cart rental is back (please observe new guidelines), the Driving Range is open, and Mully’s Tap Shack is open for takeout orders. You can also pay for your golf fees at the Star...
Posted on: April 3, 2020
Due to the ongoing pandemic of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Coon Rapids will change its public meeting format starting in April and until further notice.The City Council meeting taking place Tuesday, April 7, 2020 will be the first virtual meet...Read more...
Posted on: March 19, 2020
A variety of resources are available to help businesses, employers, and workers dealing with the impacts of COVID-19. The City continues to update its information as changes occur.
Temporary Outdoor DiningEffective June 1, a State of Minnes...Read more...
Posted on: March 27, 2020
The City of Coon Rapids, with help from the Metro North Chamber of Commerce, has created a consolidated list of Coon Rapids restaurants open for take out, or delivery from now until May 1. Restaurants, bars and other places of public accommodation are clo...Read more...
Posted on: March 1, 2020
Reserve your plot now for the 2020 growing season. Garden plots are available in two different sizes with water accessibility from May 1 to October 15.
Community Garden Location: 121st Avenue and Xeon Street, Coon Rapids
Cost: Large Plot (...Read on...
Posted on: February 24, 2020
Hot ash and garbage cans don’t mix! That’s the warning from the Coon Rapids Fire Department.
Hot embers from a recreational fire or fireplace that are improperly disposed can lead to garage or shed fires, and even spread to a ...Read on...
Posted on: February 10, 2020
Coon Creek Watershed District is seeking volunteers to help monitor levels of chloride (salt) in water bodies throughout Coon Rapids.
Volunteers receive four chloride test strips to measure chloride levels in street runoff or a nearby body of water (whiche...Read on...
Posted on: February 3, 2020
As many Sand Creek trail users are aware, a portion of the creek received a habitat restoration makeover in 2019. Funded by state and federal grants, the project was spearheaded by Coon Creek Watershed District in partnership with the City of Coon Rapids....Read on...
Posted on: January 13, 2020
Cameron Gustafson, a detective with the Coon Rapids Police Department, has been honored with the Child Passenger Safety Star Award from the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths program. The award honors individuals who are making a difference to reduce traffic fa...Read on...
Posted on: December 6, 2019
The Coon Rapids City Council is considering a possible recreational facility at the site of Boulevard Plaza, located near 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd.
The Coon Rapids Ice Center, located at 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd., opened in September 2011 as part of a long-t...Read more...
Posted on: November 6, 2019
What is in the City's budget for 2020? Read the Citizens Budget in Brief. The document explains the highlights of the budget in an easy-to-understand manner.
Read the 2020 Citizens Budget in Brief document here.
Do you prefer to dig into all of the numbers ...Read more...
Posted on: November 7, 2019
Developers broke ground on a new 168-unit apartment complex in the Port Evergreen area near 94th Avenue and Springbrook Drive Thursday, November 7, 2019. The complex, named Spring House Apartments, will be developed by St. Paul-based Real Estate Equities....Read more...
Posted on: October 1, 2019
The Coon Rapids Arts Commission announces the winners of the 2019 Photo Contest. First place winners in both age groups receive a $100 prize, second place winners earn $50.
Thank you to all who submitted black & white photographs taken within...Read on...
Posted on: July 18, 2019
Centra Homes Detached Townhome Development/Local Street Improvements
Coon Rapids-based Centra Homes plans to develop 136 one-level and two-level detached townhomes to be built on 43 acres of vacant City-owned land generally between Egret Boulevard and Avoc...Read More
Posted on: October 11, 2019
Keep prescription drugs out of the wrong hands. The next prescription drug take-back event is coming soon at the Coon Rapids Police Department.
Dispose of leftover prescription drugs and unused or expired Epi-pens safely by bringing them to this ...Read more...
Posted on: August 23, 2019
Have you ever wondered how many calls the Coon Rapids Police Department responds to each year? Or what are some of the department's goals? Read about these items and more in the 2018 Police Department Annual Report. The report can be found on the website ...Read on...
Posted on: August 2, 2019
The City of Coon Rapids has begun testing for bacteria at Crooked Lake (13180 Crooked Lake Blvd.) as part of a new initiative to ensure water safety. The City began this new testing program Monday, July 29.
The new water testing is being conducted because:...Read More
Posted on: September 2, 2019
A day in the life of a Coon Rapids firefighter doesn’t necessarily involve fire. In fact, of the approximately 6,500 calls the Fire Department answers each year, roughly 72 percent are medical related issues.
Since April, firefighters h...Read on...
Posted on: July 11, 2019
Simple Recycling, the pickup service which collects textiles and household goods at your curb, ended service operations in Coon Rapids as of July 3. While the free program collected about 4,500 pounds of recyclables through orange curbside bags each month...Read more...