News & Features

Winnetka Avenue Construction
03/31/2020
Both CenterPoint Energy and the city of New Hope have projects beginning on Winnetka Avenue which will involve lane restrictions in the weeks ahead.
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Spring Cleanup
Bulky Waste Curbside Cleanup Starts Monday!
03/26/2020
Ready for some spring cleaning? New Hope’s biennial curbside cleanup will take place March 30 through April 8. Haulers will be wearing extra gear to protect against COVID-19.
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City of New Hope Awards Contracts
2020 Street Sweeping and 2020 Infrastructure Improvement Project
03/26/2020
Street sweeping set to start April 13. Infrastructure improvement project to start this spring.
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New Hope Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting
03/24/2020
The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded the city of New Hope with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the city’s comprehensive annual financial report.
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New Hope Declares Local Emergency
03/24/2020
On March 23, 2020, the New Hope City Council voted to declare a local emergency as authorized by Minnesota State Statue 12.29.
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2020 City of New Hope Suspends Non-essential Operations
Effective Wednesday, March 18.
03/17/2020
On March 16, 2020, the New Hope City Council made the decision to close all city facilities and suspend non-essential functions. Includes link to CCX interview with Mayor Hemken on situation.
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Coronavirus Advisory, Cancellations and Closures
03/13/2020
City of New Hope staff continue to monitor the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus.
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US Census Multifamily Access Ordinance Adopted
03/10/2020
On March 9, the majority of the New Hope City Council approved adoption of an ordinance requiring multifamily property owners and managers to allow census workers access to their buildings.
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Fire Marshal Shelby Wolf discusses candle placement with resident
Home Safety Surveys Available
03/04/2020
The West Metro Fire-Rescue District is offering home safety surveys free of charge.
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Minnesota’s Presidential Nomination Primary to Take Place March 3
02/27/2020
On March 3, also known as Super Tuesday, Minnesotans will vote in a Presidential Nomination Primary for the first time in nearly 30 years.
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Census Day is April 1, 2020
02/25/2020
Census Day is April 1, 2020 all around the United States, but learn how it’s going to impact your community here in Minnesota.
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Tax Preparation Assistance
02/24/2020
It’s that time of year when many are working on filing their state and federal taxes. Preparing your taxes can be a daunting task at times, but it’s one that not everyone needs to face alone.
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2020 New Hope State of the City
02/24/2020
Residents, business owners, neighboring city officials, and staff gathered at New Hope City Hall on Feb. 12 for the annual State of the City presentation.
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Legislative Town Hall
Legislative Town Hall
02/18/2020
A legislative town hall will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at New Hope City Hall.
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Winnetka Water Main Replacement Contract
02/12/2020
At the Feb. 10 New Hope city council meeting, the City Council awarded the contract for replacement of the water main on Winnetka Avenue between 27th and 29th avenues to G.F. Jedlicki, Inc.
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2020 Infrastructure Improvement Project Bidding Authorized
02/12/2020
New Hope City Council approved the plans and specifications and authorized bidding for the proposed 2020 infrastructure improvement project at the Feb. 10 city council meeting.
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CAC to discuss underage tobacco use prevention
CAC to Discuss Tobacco Use Prevention
02/03/2020
The New Hope Citizen Advisory Commission is set to discuss underage tobacco use prevention at their February 11, 2020 meeting.
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New Hope City Hall
2020 State of the City
02/03/2020
Mayor Hemken and City Manager McDonald to present 2020 State of the City on February 12 at 7:30 a.m.
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CodeRed
Emergency Notification System
01/28/2020
The cities of New Hope and Crystal, along with the West Metro Fire-Rescue District are now offering a free emergency notification system.
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2020 Police Awards Ceremony
2020 Police Awards Ceremony
01/28/2020
New Hope Police Chief Tim Fournier recognized PD employees for their exemplary work.
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Affordable Housing
New Hope adopts affordable housing protection ordinance
01/22/2020
New Hope City Council has passed an affordable housing protection ordinance to help protect tenants who are at or below 60% of the area median income level from increased rents due to a change of ownership or management style.
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New Hope Public Hearing
Public hearing for Hennepin County CDBG Program
01/16/2020
On Feb. 10 New Hope will hold a public hearing to consider allocation of the 2020 Urban Hennepin County Community Development Block Grant Program funds.
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Alarm Registration
Register Your Alarm System
01/14/2020
New Hope city ordinance requires that all business and residential property owners register their alarm systems.
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Heating Safety
Heating Safety
01/13/2020
If you’re staying warm during this winter by using alternative heat sources, please use extreme caution.
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Licensed Dog
Pet Licenses Required in New Hope
01/10/2020
Make sure you know which pets require licensing and how often it needs to be renewed.
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Center for Energy and Environment
Financing options
01/08/2020
The Center for Energy and Environment offers a convenient one-stop service that provides residential, commercial/non-profit and rental property owners in New Hope access to a comprehensive array of financing and rehabilitation services.
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We Count Minnesota
Preparing for the 2020 Census
01/06/2020
The city of New Hope is encouraging all residents to participate in the 2020 Census.
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I Voted Stickers
2020 election dates to know
01/02/2020
Absentee voting for the Presidential Primary begins January 17.
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Outdoor Rinks Now Open
Outdoor Rinks Now Open
12/21/2019
The three outdoor ice skating locations in New Hope are now open for the season.
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Utility Bill Drop Off
Utility Bill Drop Off
12/19/2019
Now available, utility bills can be paid online and over the phone via electronic checks in addition to Visa and MasterCard.
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Salt Smart
Salt smart this winter
12/18/2019
Over salting after snow doesn't provide extra safety. It just damages property and pollutes water.
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In Focus Winners with the Mayor
2019 In Focus Contest Winners
12/11/2019
The 10th-annual New Hope In Focus Photo Contest came to a conclusion on Monday night as the 2019 winning photos were presented at the City Council meeting.
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Northwood Park
Winter Trail Plowing
12/05/2019
Hidden Valley, Lions and Northwood Parks will have trails plowed this winter.
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Fire Hydrant Bag
Fire Hydrant Bags
12/02/2019
Clear plastic bags are installed to protect fire hydrants and improve their winter accessibility.
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New Hope Snow Emergencies
New Hope to declare snow emergencies this winter
11/26/2019
To provide clarity to residents for parking restrictions during snow events this winter season, New Hope will begin declaring snow emergencies during snow events.
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Winter Driving
Winter Driving Safety
11/25/2019
With the first significant snow fall likely for this week, now is a perfect time to refresh on winter driving tips.
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2020 Festival
One-day festival coming to New Hope in 2020
11/20/2019
The 2020 festival will return as a single-day event on July 11 in the City Center area near New Hope City Hall and other area businesses.
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Open House Ribbon Cutting
Residents Show at New Hope Open House
11/15/2019
Hundreds of New Hope residents and business members came out to see New Hope's new city hall/police station.
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Fire Inspection in Action
West Metro Fire-Rescue District Home Safety Program
11/04/2019
The West Metro Fire-Rescue District is offering FREE Home Fire Safety Surveys.
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New Hope Ice Arena
New Hope Ice Arena
10/17/2019
Learn about this community treasure!
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Home Energy Squad
Home Energy Squad
09/30/2019
With temps quickly dropping, now is a great time to look at your home’s efficiency.
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Open Skate at New Hope Ice Arena
Open Skating at New Hope Ice Arena
09/06/2019
Open skating at the New Hope Ice Arena is now available on Fridays and Sundays
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Gopher State One
Call Before You Dig
04/24/2019
It's outdoor planting season! But remember, Minnesota requires you contact Gopher State One Call before you start any digging project.
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Open to Business
Open to Business
04/17/2019
"Open to Business" provides business consultation services and financial advice to small local business owners and aspiring business owners.
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Windsor Ridge Development Site
Windsor Ridge Approved to Rezone as Planned Unit Development
03/28/2019
The city-owned site north of the New Hope Ice Arena has been approved to rezone as a Planned Unit Development plat for the proposed Windsor Ridge housing area.
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Rending of new pool area
New Hope Awards Five Contracts for Civic Center Park Renovations
03/26/2019
New Hope City Council has approved five contracts for demolition and construction projects to take place at Civic Center Park.
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Spring Flooding
Spring Flooding
03/25/2019
New Hope Public Works is currently working with Hennepin County and the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) to collect details from home owners who have been affected by current flooding.
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