Administration

The Administration Department is responsible for City Council support, human resource activities, labor relations, elections, communications, liquor and tobacco licensing, dog licensing, data practices (records) requests, and general government administration.


Contact Administration:

Woodbury City Hall
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

(651) 714-3500
woodbury@ci.woodbury.mn.us

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

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About Administration

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Licensing

The City Clerk's Division issues licenses as required by the City Code. For your convenience, several license applications are available by selecting the links in the menu to the left. Trash hauler and mobile vendor licensing information can be obtained by contacting the City Clerk's Office.

Visit the License Bureau page for Minnesota vehicle titles, license plates and driver's licenses.

Questions should be directed to Kim Blaeser, city clerk, at (651) 714-3524 or kblaeser@ci.woodbury.mn.us.

Businesses
The City of Woodbury does not license businesses. However, businesses must meet the city's zoning requirements.

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Communications

The City of Woodbury is committed to an interactive partnership with all segments of the community. This can only be achieved through ongoing and meaningful communication among and between citizens, elected officials, city boards and commissions, businesses, community-based organizations and employees.

Contact Communications:

Woodbury City Hall
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

Jason Egerstrom
Communications Coordinator
(651) 714-3527
jegerstrom@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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About Communications

The city is further committed to a proactive approach to communications, seeking to identify issues as they develop and promote a dialogue about them with relevant target audiences. Integrated with other city efforts, the role of communications is to provide timely information on city programs, services and activities and develop feedback opportunities to ensure that these programs, services and activities are continuing to meet community needs.

Communications goals and objectives were identified in the Woodbury Communications Plan, adopted by the City Council in 1996.

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City of Woodbury Latest News

Keep up with the latest news in Woodbury, download recent newsletters and publications, or stay in touch by signing up to receive regular e-mail updates regarding the latest news and information about the city.

It's easy and we won't share your information.

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New Resident Information

Welcome to Woodbury, Minnesota!

We are proud of Woodbury, its parks and trails, business community, beautiful residential areas, and, most of all, the many residents who take an active role in city life. The City of Woodbury invites you to become involved in the community also. There are numerous opportunities, both through civic organizations and city programs, to meet other residents and participate in events and activities that will make you feel at home here.

To help you become familiar with the community and its services, the city has prepared a new resident information packet that you can access by selecting the links below and/or on the menu to the left. In addition to the packet, you can pick up a Woodbury City Directory (locally produced phone book) at Woodbury City Hall, 8301 Valley Creek Road, during regular business hours Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The city also encourages you to subscribe to the city's email notification system, "In Touch." You can set up your personal account and choose the topics about which you would like to receive news and brief updates.

Again, welcome! We are pleased that you have chosen Woodbury as your home.

Washington County Citizen Guide



 

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Press Releases - 2014

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City Update Newsletter

The Woodbury City Update newsletter is mailed to all residents and businesses 10 times per year. You can download PDF copies by clicking on the links below, or you can read the recent issues of City Update right here on the website. 

 

 

2016 City Update newsletters                  2015 City Update newsletters
January 2016  January 2015
February 2016  February 2015
March 2016  + Green Times March 2015
April 2016 April/May 2015
May 2016 - Water Efficiency ---
June 2016 June 2015
July 2016 + Water Conservation Insert July 2015 + Water Conservation Insert
August 2016 August 2015
September 2016  + Performance Scorecard September 2015  + Performance Scorecard
October 2016 October 2015 
November/December 2016 + Green Times + CleanWater Insert November/December 2015 + Green Times + CleanWater Insert
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Press Releases - 2016

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Economic Development

City of Woodbury Economic Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nationally-recognized as a great place to live and raise a family, Woodbury is also an ideal location for business. Woodbury is home to a vast pool of highly skilled and educated workers, and offers an impressive inventory of premium sites for new and expanding businesses.

Located at the crossroads of three major interstates (94, 494 and 694), Woodbury is only minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. Residents and businesses alike enjoy quick and easy access to Minneapolis, St. Paul and the entire metro area.

Contact Economic Development:
Woodbury City Hall
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

Janelle Schmitz
Assistant Community Development Director
(651) 714-3534
jschmitz@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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New Commercial Development

Woodbury's commercial sector has experienced significant growth over the last several years. Not only do these new businesses provide goods and services to Woodbury's residents, they also provide job opportunities and a diversified tax base. The following table shows the square footage of new commercial development added over the past several years.

To see current commercial and residential projects in Woodbury, see the Development Map.

Square Footage of New Commercial Construction
Added in Woodbury (in thousands)

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Development Opportunities

Woodbury welcomes commercial and industrial development and prides itself on being a well-balanced community that is highly supportive of business needs. Please contact Woodbury's economic development staff if your company is considering an expansion or relocation.

City of Woodbury
Economic Development Division
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125-3330
Phone: (651) 714-3533
planning@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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Community Profile

Bordered by I-94, I-494 and I-694, Woodbury has a strategic location only 20 minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. The city is 15 minutes from downtown St. Paul, 25 minutes from downtown Minneapolis and less than 10 minutes from rail and port facilities. Seven convenient interchanges provide direct access to the interstate system, ideal for efficient shipping and transportation for your business, or just getting around the Twin Cities metro area.

One of Minnesota's fastest growing cities, Woodbury is now the state’s 9th largest city, home to more than 68,000 residents. Much of Woodbury’s extraordinary success as a community can be attributed to its long-range, planned growth strategy. The city is committed to high quality development and has established a reputation for being responsive to the needs of businesses. The result is a smooth, no-surprises relationship and a secure environment for business investment. The city offers a range of competitive financing programs through the Woodbury Economic Development Authority to assist with business expansion.

Woodbury is home to a highly skilled and rapidly growing labor force, with more than half of our residents over the age of 25 holding a bachelor’s degree. Numerous colleges, universities and technical institutions are in close proximity, offering valuable opportunities for ongoing higher education and cooperative, customized technical training for local businesses. With a variety of housing types, as well as numerous retail and service attractions, and a renowned parks and trail system, Woodbury is a place that employees want to call home.  We hope that you will consider Woodbury for your next business venture.

Metropolitan Council's Community Profile for Woodbury

2015 Community Development Annual Report icon-acrobat

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Emergency Medical Services

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Woodbury Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provides pre-hospital emergency medical care to those persons that experience a medical emergency in our city.

Our Public Safety Department is unique in how we deliver emergency medical services.  In 1995 we began training police officers as paramedics. Today many of our police officers and firefighters serve in dual roles as police officer/paramedics, firefighter/paramedics, or firefighter/EMT’s

Under this unique model, we have one of the quickest response times in the metropolitan area. We believe our integrated approach not only saves money, it saves lives.

Emergency Dispatch
Call 9-1-1 for a police, fire or EMS response.

Main Office
(651) 714-3600

Contact Emergency Medical Services:

Woodbury Public Safety Building
2100 Radio Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125

J. B. Guiton
EMS Division Commander
ems@ci.woodbury.mn.us


Notice of Privacy Practices 

 

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Take Heart Woodbury

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Every 2 minutes, an adult collapses from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) without warning. SCA can happen
anywhere, at anytime, to anyone, and it is almost always fatal.


In response to this, Woodbury Public Safety launched an initiative called Take Heart™ Woodbury to train 7,000 people in our community Hands-Only™ CPR. The goal of Take Heart™ Woodbury is to educate people about cardiac arrest and empower members of the community to assist an adult who suddenly collapses. In February 2013, the Take Heart Woodbury campaign reached its goal of training 7,000 community members! Thank you to all those who participated!

The Public Safety Department continues training community members in Hands-Only™ CPR. To date, more than 10,200 community members have been trained!

Hands-Only™ CPR is a simplified method of CPR that requires no mouth-to-mouth breathing. It is a two-step technique that involves calling 911 and pushing hard and fast in the center of the victim's chest until help arrives.

To get involved, sign up and attend an upcoming training session, host a Save a Life Party or event (for groups of 1-100 people), or learn at home by checking out a CPR Training Kit from the Public Safety Department.

By educating the residents and business owners of Woodbury on Hands-Only™ CPR, we aim to earn a Heart Safe designation from Allina Hospitals and Clinics.

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Upcoming Hands-Only™ CPR Courses

Sunday, Oct. 18
6-6:30 p.m.
Upper Afton Road Fire Station, 6301 Upper Afton Road

No registration required.


Take Heart™ Heroes

The following organizations have made outstanding contributions to the Take Heart™ Woodbury effort:

  • Autumn Grain
  • Bailey Elementary
  • City of Woodbury
  • Crossroads Church
  • Globe University
  • ITT Technical Institute
  • King of Kings Friday Bible Study Group
  • Lake Middle School
  • Lions Club
  • Liberty Ridge Elementary
  • Minnesota School of Cosmetology
  • New Life Academy
  • Rainbow Fresh
  • Red Rock Elementary
  • St. Ambrose Church
  • Summit Orthopedics Corporate Office
  • Target Distribution Center
  • YMCA
  • Woodbury Animal Hospital
  • Woodbury Chamber of Commerce
  • Woodbury Baptist Church
  • Woodbury City Council
  • Woodbury Methodist Church
  • Woodbury Senior High School Health Classes

For more information on how your organization can become a Take Heart™ Hero, contact us at cpr@ci.woodbury.mn.us.
 

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Locator

View the AED Map to determine the locations in Woodbury that have an automated external defibrillator (AED).


Take Heart Woodbury from SWCTC on Vimeo.

The Take Heart™ Woodbury Program is sponsored by Take Heart™ Minnesota.

Related links 

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EMS Providers

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Ambulance Billing

Ambulance billing services are provided by Expert T Billing. If you have a question regarding your bill or to provide insurance information, please contact them at (651) 463-3867.

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Emergency Preparedness

Warning sirens are designed to be heard when you are outside. When you are inside your home, with the windows shut and either the air conditioning or the furnace running, the siren is not easily heard. The sound of the siren is also affected when strong winds are blowing.

Woodbury is located in Washington County, which is divided in half. The dividing line between the northern and southern portions of the county is Highway 36. If you hear sirens within the City of Woodbury, you know you are being alerted to severe weather conditions in the south portion of Washington County.

The Emergency Warning Sirens are tested the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m.

For more information on current weather conditions, tune your radio to WCCO (AM Radio 830), which provides 24-hour coverage. Up-to-date weather information also is available by purchasing a weather radio, available at most electronics stores. Prices range from $30 to $80.

 

Sign up for the CodeRED emergency calling system

Contact Emergency Preparedness:

(651) 714-3600
 emergencypreparedness@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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Emergency Preparedness

Warning sirens are designed to be heard when you are outside. When you are inside your home, with the windows shut and either the air conditioning or the furnace running, the siren is not easily heard. The sound of the siren is also affected when strong winds are blowing.

Woodbury is located in Washington County, which is divided in half. The dividing line between the northern and southern portions of the county is Highway 36. If you hear sirens within the City of Woodbury, you know you are being alerted to severe weather conditions in the south portion of Washington County.

The Emergency Warning Sirens are tested the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. except during the months of November through February the sirens are not activated.

For more information on current weather conditions, tune your radio to WCCO (AM Radio 830), which provides 24-hour coverage. Up-to-date weather information also is available by purchasing a weather radio, available at most electronics stores. Prices range from $30 to $80.

If you have questions or want more information please call (651) 714-3600 or email us at emergencypreparedness@ci.woodbury.mn.us.

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Employment

As a progressive employer in a growing community, the City of Woodbury offers a positive work environment with excellent pay and a competitive benefits package. Regular full- and regular part-time benefits packages include medical and dental insurance (full-time only), vacation and sick leave, Section 457 deferred compensation savings plan and an excellent retirement plan.

Community Profile

Mission, Vision and Values

Mission

A leading community in which to work, live and thrive.

Vision

Woodbury will continue to be a leading community where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Through professionalism, responsive service and leadership, we will strengthen our tradition of public trust and effective resource management.

Values

Exceeding Expectations
Professional - Responsive - Leaders

 

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Engineering

The Engineering Division coordinates the planning, design and construction of all public streets and utility projects, including right-of way acquisition, and maintains records on all public improvements that have been made within the city. This division also prepares feasibility reports and performs inspections of the capital improvement projects. Other activities include special assessments, traffic operations, grading permits, utility permits, overseeing the preparation of city maps and coordination of projects, and studies with other agencies.

Contact Engineering:

Woodbury City Hall
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

(651) 714-3593
engineering@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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Traffic and Signal Operations

To determine when and if traffic signals may be needed (warranted), traffic engineers compare existing conditions against nationally accepted minimum guidelines - often called "warrants". When these warrants are met a traffic signal may be considered for installation. There are no requirements that a signal must be installed. There are normally multiple intersections that meet warrants that compete for available funding to be considered for possible installation.

Traffic signals, like most things mechanical, will require periodic maintenance. One of the most common maintenance items is the changing of bulbs. If you observe a bulb out or what you perceive as a traffic signal malfunction please contact the city.

Timing of all traffic signals located on County State Aid Highways (CSAH) is under the jurisdiction of Washington County. If you have a timing concern for signals located on county roads, please contact Washington County at (651) 430-4300 or email transportation@co.washington.mn.us. To report any signals needing maintenance call (651) 714-3720 or email publicworks@ci.woodbury.mn.us or call (651) 714-3593 or email engineering@ci.woodbury.mn.us.

 

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Current and Future Projects

Before a sewer, water, or road improvement project begins, a series of steps from conception to completion of plans is followed by the Engineering Division. Critical steps in this process provide for citizen input and analysis of the project's impact on the physical environment in Woodbury. The division also provides financial management for these improvements. If any of these projects are to be implemented through assessments, the records for the various improvements by the city are maintained by this division.

The division is charged with the responsibility of representing Woodbury interests with other agencies such as Washington County and the Minnesota Department of Transportation when those agencies implement any similar improvements within the city limits.

 

For more information on any project, please contact the Engineering Division at (651) 714-3593.
 

Stay InTouch with the City of Woodbury
If you would like to receive regular email updates about road construction projects and activities, sign up for our free InTouch e-mail notification service.

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Transit Information

Bus service to downtown St. Paul, Minneapolis, and other metropolitan areas is provided by Metro Transit, the region's principal transit service, and First Transit under contract with the Metropolitan Council. On weekdays, Bus Service to downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis originates from two park-and-ride lots in Woodbury.

Dial-a-Ride service, called Transit Link, is also available to Woodbury residents. The local service operates much like taxi service, using vans and minibuses to provide transit in areas where regular route service is not available. You must call in advance to make a reservation.

Specialized transportation services are provided for seniors and disabled persons by Canvas Health and Metro Mobility. Completion of an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) application is required for disabled persons.

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Environment

The Environmental Division serves current and future residents by promoting a healthy and sustainable natural and built environment. The Environmental Division is involved in stormwater quality, recycling, sustainability initiatives, tree protection, wetland protection and project review.is email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Contact Administration:

Woodbury City Hall
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

(651) 714-3500
woodbury@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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Yard and Garden

The way we manage our yards and gardens can have a significant effect on our environment. Check out the pages in this section to get information that will show you how to have a beautiful, healthy yard that is also environmentally friendly.

Tree Sale Program

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Garbage and Recycling

Residential

Residents are free to choose any city licensed residential hauler to collect both trash and curbside mixed or "single sort" recycling pick-up.

Licensed Trash Haulers

Recycling

Yard Waste and Composting

Washington County's "A to Z Recycling Guide"

 

Commercial

The City of Woodbury has an open collection system. Businesses can hire any of the city's licensed commercial trash haulers to collect trash and recycling from the property.

Licensed Trash Haulers

Recycling

Business Recycling Guide

 

Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, most Twin Cities businesses are required by law to recycle. Commercial building owners that contract for 4 cubic yards or more per week of solid waste collection must implement recycling of at least three types of materials, such as paper, glass, plastic, metal and organics (e.g. food scrap and paper towels/napkins). 

Woodbury businesses are eligible to receive free help and grant money to get started or to improve their recycling efforts! Visit www.LessTrash.com or call (651) 266-1199 for more information.

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Sustainability

Sustainability has many definitions but the basic principles and concepts remain constant: balancing a growing economy, protection for the environment, and social responsibility, so they together lead to an improved quality of life for ourselves and future generations.

The United Nations defines a sustainable society as one that "meets the needs of the present generation without sacrificing the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

Special events:

Woodbury Solar Power Hour

Learn about solar power!

When: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 7-8 p.m.

Where: City Hall, 8301 Valley Creek Road

Topics covered:

  • Market trends
  • Basics of a solar photovoltaic system
  • Economic benefits
  • And more!

RSVP at www.woodburysolar.eventbrite.com

For more information on solar power, visit the Alternative Energy page

Green Times Newsletter

For information on the Environmental Excellence Awards (EEAs), visit that page of the website.

Minnesota GreenStep Cities

 

The City of Woodbury is now a Minnesota GreenStep City.

 
 
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Water Quality

Maintaining good water quality is important to maintaining a good quality of life. This section provides information on rules and regulations governing the water features in our city, programs and activities the city is doing to improve water quality, and what you can do to help.

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Parks and Natural Resources Commission

There are three functional areas of the Parks and Natural Resources Commission: parks, natural resources and recreation. The commission is responsible for advising the City Council and other advisory commissions regarding matters relevant to parks, natural resources, and recreation functions reflecting the attitudes and concerns of the citizens of Woodbury. The commission encourages the conservation and preservation of natural resources in order to achieve a more sustainable community. The commission also encourages the dissemination of information to, and coordination with, individuals and organizations interested in parks, natural resources and recreation functions such as garden clubs, civic organizations, other communities and other groups providing recreation programming in the city such as athletic groups. 

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Environmental Excellence Awards

The Environmental Excellence Awards were developed in 2008 to promote sustainability in the community, by recognizing businesses, organizations, and individuals that are making Woodbury a more sustainable community through innovative programs and practices that demonstrate environmental leadership. Applications are accepted annually, beginning in the spring.

2015 Winners

Red Rock Elementary – Waste Reduction and Recycling

Red Rock Elementary and South Washington County Schools partnered with the Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment and the City of Woodbury to initiate a comprehensive recycling program at the school, focusing on high volume waste materials such as milk cartons and paper. Red Rock students started recycling milk cartons in January 2015 and by the end of the school year in June they had collected more than 80,000 milk cartons.

One of the most notable features of the program at Red Rock is the extensive involvement of the students in the new recycling effort. Students volunteer to collect recycling from classrooms, the library and office areas. The students actively participate in the milk carton recycling by emptying their milk cartons, then placing them in a recycling bin. Over the course of a school year, diverting milk cartons from the school’s trash stream could eliminate up to 17 trash pick-ups, providing an opportunity to reduce hauling costs. The number of cartons recycled at Red Rock in one school year will provide enough fiber to produce 448 reams of paper.

Crossroads Properties – Waste Reduction and Recycling

Since 1989, Crossroads Properties has been engaged in the business of developing, owning, leasing and managing a commercial real estate portfolio exceeding over 500,000 square feet of commercial space. In June 2014, Crossroads staff attended an outreach presentation hosted by City of Woodbury to promote a new program called BizRecycling.  Washington and Ramsey Counties started BizRecycling to provide technical assistance and grant funding fir businesses to develop and implement solid waste recycling and organic waste recovery programs.  Since then, Crossroads has worked extensively with BizRecycling and City staff to implement a comprehensive recycling program at six multi-tenant buildings at the Crossroads Commerce Center in Woodbury

Crossroads worked extensively with the staff at BizRecycling and the City of Woodbury to put bins in place, and implement a comprehensive recycling program at their properties. After six months of project implementation, Crossroads reported that even with an increase in tenants and increased recycling pick-up frequency, there was not an increase in the amount of waste produced. Additional recycling efforts include introducing plastic film recycling in July 2015 and holding a zero-waste tenant appreciation lunch in August 2015, where tenants sorted lunch waste into either organics or recycling bins. Crossroads is a model for other property owners on how to implement a successful recycling program.

Beechwood of Dancing Waters Townhome Association – Water Conservation

The Beechwood of Dancing Waters Townhome Association board steered an effort to partner with Horticulture Services to develop a plan to replace its existing irrigation system with a “smart” irrigation system. The hope was to install a system that would provide better system control, resulting in a significant reduction in water use. In spring 2015, existing controllers were replaced with a system that provides a computer software system that monitors controller operation, obtains real time water usage data, and makes zone adjustments as necessary. Weather data such as temperature, rainfall, wind, humidity and other factors are used by the controller to automatically adjust zone operation frequency and run times. The system notifies the association’s landscape contractor when problems are detected, so adjustments can be made. The installed system is expected to reduce water usage by approximately 20 to 40 percent.

Heritage Glen Townhome Association – Innovative Stormwater Management Practices

Residents of Heritage Glen, a 100-unit townhome association, removed more than 4,600 square feet of turf, and replaced it with two rain gardens and two native planting areas. The projects were done in partnership with the South Washington Watershed District through its Water Quality Cost Share Program. The gardens contain native plants that do not require irrigation and will instead provide water quality benefits, in addition to habitat for bees and butterflies. The gardens are each expected to remove 2.65 pounds of phosphorous from the water runoff. The board is committed to continuing the project and expects to install an additional rain garden in 2016.

Gasperini family – Energy Efficiency and Conservation

The Gasperini family has shown significant commitment to energy and water conservation through the renovation of their farm house. The project incorporated several technologies and practices, including the use of insulation, energy efficient appliances, programmable thermostat, on-demand hot water heater, and the installation of a rooftop solar array in 2013. The array provides more electricity than the family can consume on a monthly basis. Excess energy produced by the solar panels inspired the family to purchase an electric vehicle that can use the excess energy produced, instead of selling the excess back to Xcel Energy.

As a result, the family has saved approximately $2,000 per year on electricity, in addition to gasoline savings from the electric vehicle. The family pays a budgeted amount of approximately $80 per month for natural gas. Most of the modifications that were incorporated into this project could be replicated by other Woodbury residents, providing both financial and environmental benefits.

Dana Boyle – Environmental Education and Awareness

Tamarack Nature Preserve is one of the highest quality natural areas in the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District and contains plant communities that are rare in this area. Dana Boyle advocates for the protection of plants in the preserve by raising awareness of this local resource and providing opportunities for area residents to enjoy the beauty of the preserve. She has led several tours of the area, and has developed a field guide with plant photos and identification information that she shares with interested residents. Her efforts allow others to fully appreciate the unique qualities of the Tamarack Preserve.

Anna Barker – Commitment to Environmental Leadership

Anna Barker was nominated for her work as a “citizen catalyst” within the community. Since 2001, She has been committed to seeing environmental improvements in Woodbury. She has engaged the appropriate stakeholders and volunteered on many projects within the community. She was instrumental in a joint project between the Washington Conservation District and the four Carver Lake homeowners associations, where she navigated a complicated process to develop stormwater best management practices for the Carver Lake area. Barker has been a long-time champion for the environment and an environmental educator. She helped initiate rain gardens at Trinity Presbyterian Church and Crosswinds Arts and Science School. In addition, she has volunteered at various events including buckthorn busting, the Landscape Workshop and the Native Plant Sale, and worked with city staff on a variety of environmental programs.

For a list of previous EEA winners, visit the Past EEA Recipients page.

 

 
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Facilities

Woodbury Facilities Department

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Lookout Ridge Indoor Playground

Lookout Ridge indoor playground is located at 8595 Central Park Place {Lower Level}
In a secure, stimulating environment, custom built to a child's scale, "Lookout Ridge" is a state-of-the-art indoor playground located on the lower level of Central Park. The playground complements the high quality and unique design of the Central Park building and is an exciting attraction for children age 12 and under.

A themed, life-like design and sound effects accompany slides, forests, a tree house, and even a cave. Kids are able to climb inside cliffs imitating the St. Croix River Valley, then zoom down a mountain spiral slide emerging from a cave. Children also can venture to the top of the tree house, cross over to the gigantic fallen tree, and race down a 30-foot superslide! For a more challenging adventure, kids can explore the tree foam forest and cross through the tube jam.

Contact Lookout Ridge at centralpark@ci.woodbury.mn.us To reach Lookout Ridge staff during business hours call (651) 414-3434. 


   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Central Park

Central Park, located at 8595 Central Park Place, is a multi-use indoor park that provides a focal point that establishes the City Center area as the heart of our city. The park links to the Washington County branch library and the YMCA, and houses School District 833 Early Childhood Family Education, is designed to bring a cross-section of the community together.

 

With activities for a wide range of age groups - from toddlers to teens to seniors - the park, coupled with the library, enhances our sense of community in Woodbury. 

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 8595 Central Park Pl, Woodbury, MN 55125| (651) 714-3799 | centralpark@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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Fire Department

Woodbury Fire Department

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Woodbury Fire Division currently operates four fire stations:

Radio Drive Fire Station
2100 Radio Drive (headquarters)

Thames Road Fire Station
6975 Thames Road

Upper Afton Fire Station
6301 Upper Afton Road

Fox Run Fire Station
1275 Woodbury Drive

The Fire Division is responsible for responding to life safety emergencies within Woodbury. Some examples of the types of emergency calls that the Fire Division responds to are: fires, rescues, hazardous material situations and emergency medical calls. The Fire Division is also responsible for public safety education and fire prevention programs.

Woodbury's Fire Division is considered to be a combination fire department. This means the city uses a combination of full-time and on-call employees to respond to calls for service. Currently the department is staffed with one full-time fire chief, two full-time fire commanders, nine full-time firefighters, support staff and more than 70 on-call firefighter/EMTs.

On-call firefighter/EMTs and on-call EMTs are not full-time employees of the city. They are individuals who work a regular full-time job elsewhere and respond to emergencies when they are home. On-call employees are paid when they respond to fire, medical and emergency calls, and when they attend training and other required activities.

The Fire Division provides all of the firefighter and EMT training that is needed to become certified by the state as Firefighter I, Firefighter II and Emergency Medical Technician. Firefighters also receive specialized training, as well as continuing education needed to maintain primary certification.

Contact Fire Department:

Woodbury Public Safety Building
2100 Radio Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125

(651) 714-3600
fire@ci.woodbury.mn.us
 

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Employment & Training

The Woodbury Fire Division currently operates four fire stations:

Radio Drive Fire Station
2100 Radio Drive (headquarters)

Thames Road Fire Station
6975 Thames Road

Upper Afton Fire Station
6301 Upper Afton Road

Fox Run Fire Station
1275 Woodbury Drive

The Fire Division is responsible for responding to life safety emergencies within Woodbury. Some examples of the types of emergency calls that the Fire Division responds to are: fires, rescues, hazardous material situations and emergency medical calls. The Fire Division is also responsible for public safety education and fire prevention programs.

Woodbury's Fire Division is considered to be a combination fire department. This means the city uses a combination of full-time and on-call employees to respond to calls for service. Currently the department is staffed with one full-time fire chief, two fire commanders, nine full-time firefighters, support staff and more than 70 on-call firefighter/EMTs.

Interested in being a paid-on-call firefighter in Woodbury?

On-call firefighter/EMTs and on-call EMTs are needed. To qualify you must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid Minnesota driver's license, and be able to respond to one of the fire stations within four minutes from your residence. Persons interested in becoming an on-call firefighter/EMT or on-call EMT should contact Human Resources at (651) 714-3526, or send an email to hr@ci.woodbury.mn.us.

Informational Open House

There will be an informational open house on April 2. Woodbury Public Safety is currently seeking applicants for its Afton, Radio and Fox Run fire stations.

Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. - noon
Public Safety Building, 2100 Radio Drive
Public Education Room

Questions can be directed to Human Resources at (651) 714-3526.

 

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Restrictions, Permits and Prevention

The mission of the Fire Marshal's Office in the City of Woodbury is to mitigate the threat to life and property from fire through education and prevention by ensuring compliance with the Minnesota State Fire Code and applicable regulations of the City of Woodbury and State of Minnesota.

By increasing fire safety awareness and knowledge of residents and businesses, this mission will help make our community a safe place for residents, businesses and visitors.

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Fire Safety


1. Install fire protection

Smoke alarms are your best early warning system in the event of fire. Install smoke alarms on every level of your home, including the basement, and outside each sleeping area. If you sleep with the door closed, install one inside your sleeping area as well. Test alarms every month and replace batteries once a year, or whenever an alarm "chirps" to signal low battery power. Never "borrow" a smoke alarm's battery for another use - a disabled alarm can't save your life. Replace all alarms that are more than 10 years old. For complete home protection, consider installing an automatic fire sprinkler system.


2. Plan your escape from fire

More than 4,000 Americans die each year in fires, and approximately 20,000 are injured. Deaths resulting from failed emergency escapes are particularly avoidable. Having a sound escape plan will greatly reduce fire deaths and protect you and your family's safety if a fire occurs. Sit down with your family and work out an escape plan in advance. Be sure that everyone knows at least two unobstructed exits - including windows - from every room. (If you live in an apartment building, use the stairs, not the elevators to escape from the fire.) Decide on a meeting place outside where everyone will meet after they escape. Have your entire household practice your escape plan at least twice a year. To learn more safety guidelines and tips about escape planning, visit the U.S. Fire Administration's Web site. If a fire does occur in your home, you have to get out fast.


3. Crawl low under smoke

If you encounter smoke while you are escaping from a fire, use an alternative escape route. If you must escape through smoke, crawl on your hands and knees, keeping your head 12 to 14 inches above the floor, where the air will be cleaner.


4. Keep an eye on smokers

Careless smoking is the leading cause of fire deaths in North America. Smoking in bed or when you are drowsy could be fatal. Provide smokers with large, deep, non-tip ashtrays, and soak butts with water before discarding them. Before going to sleep or leaving home after someone has been smoking, check under cushions and around upholstered furniture for smoldering cigarettes.


5. Remember: matches and lighters are tools, for adults only

Use only child-resistant lighters and store all matches and lighters up high, where kids can't see or reach them, preferably in a locked cabinet. Teach children that matches and lighters are tools, for grown-ups only. Teach young children to tell a grown-up if they find matches or lighters; older children should bring matches and lighters to an adult immediately.


6. Use candles safely

Candles cause an estimated 15,600 fires in residential structures, 150 deaths, 1,270 injuries, and $539 million in estimated direct property damage each year. Follow safety guidelines when using candles, such as never leave a burning candle unattended and keep all candles out of the reach of children and pets. Learn more about using candles safely at the U.S. Fire Administration's website.


7. Cook safely

Many families gather in the kitchen to spend time together, but it can be one of the most hazardous rooms in the house if you don't practice safe cooking behaviors. Cooking equipment, most often a range or stove top, is the leading cause of reported home fires and home fire injuries in the United States. Cooking equipment is also the leading cause of unreported fires and associated injuries. Always stay near cooking to monitor it closely. Keep cooking areas clear of combustibles, and wear clothes with short, rolled-up, or tight-fitting sleeves when you cook. Turn pot handles inward on the stove where you can't bump them and children can't grab them. Enforce a "kid-free" zone three feet around your kitchen range. If grease catches fire in a pan, slide a lid over the pan to smother the flames and turn off the heat source. Leave the lid on until the pan is completely cool. Click here to learn more tips about cooking fire safety.


8. Give space heaters space

Keep portable heaters and space heaters at least 3 feet away from anything that can burn. Keep children and pets away from heaters, and turn them off when you leave home or go to sleep.


9. Use electricity safely

If an electric appliance smokes or has an unusual smell, unplug it immediately, then have it serviced before using it again. Replace any electrical cord that is cracked or frayed. Plug only one electrical cord into each receptacle. Avoid running cords under rugs. Don't tamper with your fuse box or use improper-size fuses. Read about more electrical safety tips at the U.S. Fire Administration's Web site.


10. Cool a burn

Run cool water over a burn for 10 to 15 minutes. Never apply ice. Never put butter or any other grease on a burn. If the burned skin blisters or is charred, see a doctor immediately.


11. Stop, drop, and roll

If your clothes catch fire, don't run. Stop where you are, drop to the ground, cover your face with your hands, and roll over and over to smother the flames. Cool the burn with water and call for help.

For questions or concerns, contact the Woodbury Fire Department at fire@ci.woodbury.mn.us or by calling (651) 714-3600.

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Finance

The Finance Department handles all financial reporting, record keeping, accounting, utility billing and preparation of the annual budget. The Washington County Assessor's Office is responsible for property valuation and tax assessment.

Contact Finance:

Woodbury City Hall
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

(651) 714-3503
finance@ci.woodbury.mn.us


 

Minnesota state law (Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005) requires that "a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees." For the City of Woodbury, titles and salaries as of Jan. 1, 2016, are: City Administrator, $161,600; Public Safety Director, $142,195; and Community Development Director, $140,459.

Date of publication: Jan. 4, 2016.

 

 

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City Budget

The budget year coincides with the calendar year, running January through December. The budget process follows a timetable established by state law. The proposed city budget for the upcoming year is usually presented to the City Council at a workshop in September, which the public may attend. A summary of the proposed budget is available prior to the workshop at the Finance Department.

Summaries of the approved city budget for the current year can be obtained from the Finance Department. A hard copy of the complete adopted budget is available for review at the Finance Department or the Woodbury branch of the Washington County Library after publication.

2016 City Budget Document

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2014 City Budget Document 

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Utility Billing and Rates

City utility bills include charges for water usage, sanitary sewer, street lighting services, storm sewer management and state water testing. These city services are not supported by property taxes. The amount paid through your utility bill covers the cost of providing these services, improvements to the systems, and general system repairs and maintenance.

The utility bills and payments are processed through the Finance Department. If you have questions concerning your water bills, email utilitybilling@ci.woodbury.mn.us or call Utility Billing at (651) 714-3508.

For other questions, please contact the following:

  • If you have questions concerning your water service, water meters, or your sanitary sewer service, email publicworks@ci.woodbury.mn.us or call Public Works at (651) 714-3720.
  • If you have questions concerning street lights, call Xcel Energy at (800) 960-6235.
  • If you have questions concerning storm water, email publicworks@ci.woodbury.mn.us or call Public Works at (651) 714-3720.

 

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Government

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Mayor and City Council

The City of Woodbury was established in 1967, when residents approved incorporation and selected the mayor-council form of government.

The City Council consists of the mayor and four council members, who are elected at large and serve four-year, staggered terms. Local elections are held in November of even-numbered years. The City Council legislates for the city and sets administrative policy.

Woodbury's Mayor and City Council Members


marygiulianistephensMary Giuliani Stephens
Mayor
1233 Shannon Court
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 714-3576
council@ci.woodbury.mn.us
Term Expires Dec. 31, 2018



Christopher BurnsChristopher Burns
Council Member
3611 Dakota Avenue
Woodbury, MN 55125
(612) 718-1497
council@ci.woodbury.mn.us
Term Expires Dec. 31, 2018

 

 


Julie OhsJulie Ohs
Council Member
577 Eagle Ridge Road
Woodbury, MN 55125
(612) 414-3204
council@ci.woodbury.mn.us

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2018

 


Paul RebholzPaul Rebholz
Council Member, Mayor Pro-Tem
9355 McIntosh Road
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 735-7864
council@ci.woodbury.mn.us
Term Expires Dec. 31, 2016


Amy ScogginsAmy Scoggins
Council Member
3336 North View Lane
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 702-0075
council@ci.woodbury.mn.us

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2016

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Advisory Commissions

The City Council is assisted in its decision-making process by five appointed advisory commissions that work on a volunteer basis.

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Elections

National, state and county general elections also are held in November of even-numbered years.

National, state and county primaries are held in August of even-numbered years. Minnesota has a consolidated primary ballot that allows voters to make a secret choice of a major party primary.

In 2016, the primary election will take place Aug. 9. The general election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8. Visit the Secretary of State's website for more information on elections, including where to vote.

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About Woodbury

Recreational opportunities abound in Woodbury. The park system features 3,000 acres of dedicated park land, 40 community and neighborhood parks, and a swimming beach. The city's municipal golf course, Eagle Valley, opened in 1998. Woodbury also operates the Bielenberg Sports Center, which houses two indoor ice arenas and a field house with walking/running track. The outdoor complex consists of 18 softball/baseball fields, 18 multipurpose fields, picnic facilities with restrooms, play equipment, a sand volleyball court, and 5 miles of trails that wind throughout the complex.

In September 2002, the Central Park facility opened in the City Center area. The indoor park is the central space linking the R.H. Stafford (Washington County) Library on one end and the Southeast Area YMCA on the other end. Central Park houses Lookout Ridge indoor playground as well as School District 833's Early Childhood Family Education program.

Woodbury is the home of major employers, such as The Hartford, Assurant, Target.com, Fidelity National Information Systems, EcoWater Systems, Long Term Care Group, and Dean Foods, plus many smaller businesses and retail shopping enterprises. Woodbury is also home to Woodwinds Health Campus, which is anchored by a full-service acute care hospital.

Woodbury's greatest asset, however, is the people who live and work here. Hundreds of residents volunteer in city-sponsored programs and on advisory boards; many more take an active role in community life by donating their time through local churches, schools, civic and youth groups, and other organizations.

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Housing

Woodbury is committed to maintaining and promoting a wide variety of high quality housing options throughout the city. The city is known for its attractive residential neighborhoods, which are connected by more than 100 miles of multi-use trails and surrounded by 3,000 acres of dedicated park land. Residents have a wide choice of housing, ranging from apartments and townhomes to large-lot estates.

Woodbury is located just east of downtown St. Paul, the state's capital, and is in close proximity to one of Minnesota's largest employers, 3M, and to the St. Croix River Valley, providing a beautiful natural setting and year-round recreational opportunities.

 

Contact Housing:

Woodbury City Hall
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

Karl Batalden
Housing and Economic Development Coordinator
(651) 414-3438
kbatalden@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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Building Permits

BSC

 

The Building Inspections Division is responsible for the application and enforcement of the building code and related ordinances regulating construction, alterations and the use of buildings within the city. The division is also responsible for administering the fire safety code and property maintenance code.

Building Permits are required for many building projects, including new construction, additions, structural changes, decks, finished basements, pools, demolition, roofing, siding, and window replacement. Many projects require a plan review. Permit fees are paid at the time the permit is issued.
Schedule an inspection

Contractors must have a current state license on file with the city. 
Contractor License Look-up

If you are unsure if your project requires a permit, please call the Building Inspection Division at (651) 714-3543 or send an inquiry to building@ci.woodbury.mn.us

Call before you dig: Gopher State One Call

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Fire Inspections

The City of Woodbury's Inspections Division oversees the Building Safety and Fire Prevention Program.  This program assists building owners, managers and occupants in identifying and resolving fire and safety issues that could cause injury to people or damage to property and businesses. Education and proper prevention methods are discussed during regularly scheduled site visits.

By increasing fire safety practices and proper prevention methods, we will help make our community a safe place for residents, businesses and visitors.

For more information, contact the Inspections Division, at (651) 714-3543 or by e-mail at building@ci.woodbury.mn.us.

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Living in Woodbury

Living in Woodbury

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Housing

Woodbury is committed to maintaining and promoting a wide variety of high quality housing options throughout the city. The city is known for its attractive residential neighborhoods, which are connected by more than 100 miles of multi-use trails and surrounded by 3,000 acres of dedicated park land. Residents have a wide choice of housing, ranging from apartments and townhomes to large-lot estates.

Woodbury is located just east of downtown St. Paul, the state's capital, and is in close proximity to one of Minnesota's largest employers, 3M, and to the St. Croix River Valley, providing a beautiful natural setting and year-round recreational opportunities.

Contact Housing:
Woodbury City Hall
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

Karl Batalden
Housing and Economic Development Coordinator
(651) 414-3438
kbatalden@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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Inspections

inspections

The newly adopted building codes took effect January 24, 2015.

The newly adopted plumbing codes took effect January 23, 2016.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the new codes.

The Inspection Services Division is responsible for the application and enforcement of the building code and related ordinances regulating construction, alterations and the use of buildings within the city. The division is also responsible for administering the fire safety code and property maintenance code.

Frequently Asked (inspection request) Questions:

What time do inspections take place?

Morning inspections are typically a window between 9:30 and 11:30 - Call by 9:00 a.m.

Afternoon inspections are typically a window between 1:30 and 3:30 - Call by 1:00 p.m.

Electrical inspections shall be called in by 9:00 a.m. for a same day inspection. 

Electrical inspections are typically a window between 10:00 and 3:00.

Click here to Schedule an inspection on line.

Contact Inspections:

Woodbury City Hall
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

(651) 714-3543
building@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement Division’s primary goal is keeping Woodbury a healthy, safe, and beautiful place to live. Code Enforcement staff is responsible for the implementation of many sections of the city’s code of ordinances. Ordinances are local laws which exist to promote our community standards, safeguard the quality of life for our residents, and protect housing investments for years to come.

The code of ordinances governs many things, including, but not limited to, property maintenance, nuisances, signage, and zoning. Code Enforcement staff responds to inquiries and complaints regarding code issues. If a violation of the code is found to exist, typically a letter will be sent which outlines the steps that need to be taken to correct the violation.

In many instances, residents are simply unaware of the Code and correct the situation immediately. In the event the correction is not made in a reasonable amount of time, the code enforcement officer may issue an administrative citation to the violator. Residents may appeal the citation through the administrative hearing process.

More information on administrative citations

To contact the code enforcement officer, call the Building Inspections Division at (651) 714-3543.

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Parks and Trails

Carver Lake BeachWoodbury's parks, trails and open space system is an important element in the quality of life for its residents. Not only does it offer residents important recreational opportunities, it preserves and makes accessible unique natural resources that give the community its identity. Lakes, woodlands, open fields, wetlands and waterways are features that draw people to live in this community.

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Trails & Maps

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Forestry

Tree Planting

Planting a tree is a great way for residents to celebrate Arbor Day. Shade trees provide several benefits. Aside from potentially reducing heating and cooling costs, trees also help clean the air, serve as habitats for animals, and add beauty and color to your yard. Planting a tree also can increase your property value.

 

 

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Athletic Fields

 

 

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Open Space Program

 

 

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Park Policies & Regulations

Chapter 16 of the City of Woodbury City Code, governs the public use of the city public sites, open spaces and helps ensure the safety and welfare of all people that use the city parks, trails and lakes.

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Winter Activities

The City of Woodbury's parks are full of activities and fun for all during the winter months. Whether you enjoy outdoor ice skating, ice hockey, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, the city's parks are available for your enjoyment.

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Parks

Updated: May 1, 2016
open spaceWoodbury's parks, trails and open space system is an important element in the quality of life for its residents. Not only does it offer residents important recreational opportunities, it preserves and makes accessible unique natural resources that give the community its identity. Lakes, woodlands, open fields, wetlands, and waterways are features that draw people to live in this community.

Within its present growth boundaries, Woodbury has a well-developed park and recreational system that includes many quality recreational facilities, a citywide network of trails, inclusive recreational programs, and an active open space preservation program. The system consists of approximately 3,290 acres of city owned property, 140 miles of trails, 63 athletic fields, 38 play structures, 48 court facilities, 40 neighborhood parks, five major open space sites, five community parks and over 25 miscellaneous park buildings.

A 2015 Community Survey indicated 90 percent of the households felt the existing park and recreational facilities were excellent or good with the remaining 10 percent rating the facilities as fair.

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Planning

The Planning Division conducts long-range planning for future growth in the city, and assists the Planning Commission in reviewing zoning and site design of current development projects.

Contact Planning:

Woodbury City Hall
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

(651) 714-3533
planning@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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Zoning and Land Use

The purpose of the Zoning Ordinance is to ensure sound land management and orderly development of the city. It regulates the types of uses which can occur in each zoning district as well as the specific development standards for each zoning district, which control such details as height, size and use of buildings and lot sizes. The district boundaries are depicted on a zoning map. The city's Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances are periodically reviewed and revised, in order to implement the city's Comprehensive Plan or in response to requests for changes in zoning. Such revisions and requests are reviewed by the Planning Commission and acted on by the City Council after a public hearing.

Information regarding zoning regulations may be obtained by calling the Planning Department at (651) 714-3533 or by visiting the City of Woodbury's online Municipal Code.

Land Use Map

Zoning Map

Zoning Ordinance 

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Development

Every property owner in the city has the legal right to use his/her property. The use of land is guided and controlled by the policies, plans and ordinances of the city, in accordance with state law. The City Council's review powers are further defined by a variety of court decisions at both the state and federal level. The City Council encourages involvement and participation in the development review process.

 

Check out the new Development Map

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Comprehensive Plan

Woodbury 2030: A Vision for Our Community 2030 Comprehensive Plan

Woodbury, along with all other cities in the metropolitan area, was required to update its Comprehensive Plan based on the Metropolitan Council's Regional Development Framework. The 2000 Comprehensive Plan represented a major planning effort and provided a successful development framework for the city. Therefore, the 2030 Comprehensive Plan was seen as an update and enhancement of that document, rather than a complete redraft of the plan. The new Comprehensive Plan will guide development within the city through the year 2030.

The City Council appointed a 15-member citizen task force to oversee the update of the Comprehensive Plan. The task force consisted of members of the Planning Commission, Economic Development Commission, Economic Development Authority, Parks and Recreation Commission, Environmental Advisory Commission, Sustainability Committee, and the Woodbury Chamber of Commerce, as well as several residents at large. The task force facilitated an extensive public participation process. The task force held workshops to obtain guidance on the elements of the updated Comprehensive Plan.

Once the task force completed its review and update of the 2030 Comprehensive Plan, the document was forwarded to the Planning Commission and City Council for review. The plan was then submitted to adjacent communities for comment. The Metropolitan Council also reviewed the plan and found that it meets all the Metropolitan Land Planning Act requirements, conforms to regional systems, is consistent with the 2030 Regional Development Framework and is compatible with the plans of adjacent jurisdictions. As such, the Woodbury City Council adopted the 2030 Comprehensive Plan on July 14, 2010, placing it into effect.

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Special Studies

Occasionally, the Planning Division undertakes and adopts special studies beyond the scope of the Comprehensive Plan or to implement a specific element, goal or policy of the Comprehensive Plan. These studies may address specific issues or needs such as area, neighborhood or corridor studies, concept plans, master plans or future land use studies.

Northeast Area Alternative Urban Area-wide Review (AUAR) – The Northeast Area is approximately 580 acres of contiguous, mostly undeveloped land and is located along a major transportation corridor, I-94. The area will be a signature gateway for the City of Woodbury. An AUAR is a planning tool for local governments to assess the cumulative impacts of anticipated development within a given geographic area and how different development scenarios will affect the environment. It is a way of performing an environmental analysis in advance, before major development occurs in an area, and to use the information to guide local planning and zoning decisions. 

Urban Village Master Plan - The Urban Village is located at the southwest intersection of Bailey Road and Radio Drive. The proposed Urban Village area is guided in the Comprehensive Plan as Places to Shop and Urban Village, transitioning to Low-Density Residential. The area will serve as a retail/service center for the southern portion of the community and will incorporate a mixture of community-scale retail, service and office, as well as medium- to high-density residential and public gathering spaces.

 

2016 Annual Action Plan

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Police

Woodbury Police

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Police Department protects human life and property by responding to emergency and nonemergency calls for service, enforcing laws and ordinances, investigating crimes, apprehending criminals, providing proactive policing and maintaining order.

Our Public Safety Department is unique in how we deliver police, fire and emergency medical services.  Our police officers, firefighters, and paramedics work and train together each and every day.

In 1995 we began training police officers as paramedics. Today many of our police officers work in dual roles as police officer/paramedics or police officer/firefighters. We believe our integrated approach not only saves money, it saves lives.

One of the ways the department continues to build public trust is by keeping open lines of communication with those whom it serves. To reach the Police Department, please see the contact information listed below.

Emergency Dispatch 
Call 9-1-1 for a police, fire or EMS response.

Non-Emergency Dispatch 
Call 651-439-9381 to speak to a police officer in a non-emergency situation.

Main Office
651-714-3600
This is the main line at the Woodbury Public Safety Department for general questions or to reach a specific individual.

Woodbury Public Safety Building
2100 Radio Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125

police@ci.woodbury.mn.us

Lee Vague
Public Safety Director/Police Chief

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Volunteer Opportunities

There are a number of volunteer opportunities available at the Woodbury Public Safety Department that have proven to be both rewarding to the individual as well as beneficial to the department.

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Permits & Licenses

There are a number of activities that require a permit or license in the City of Woodbury. It is the responsibility of each individual to know what activities need a license or permit.

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Public Services

For your convenience, the Police Department offers a variety of services to the public.

 

Woodbury Public Safety
2100 Radio Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125

(651) 714-3600
police@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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Units & Programs


Please click on on of the web links to the left to learn more about Police Department programs.

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Public Works

Contact Public Works:

Woodbury Public Works Building
2301 Tower Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125

(651) 714-3720
publicworks@ci.woodbury.mn.us

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Private Utilities

The City of Woodbury does not provide gas, electric, cable or internet services. These are provided by private utility companies, which are not regulated by the city.

If you are experiencing any problems with these services please contact your provider directly.

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Snow Plowing

In an average winter, Public Works crews plow city streets about 25 times. Each time they are called out, plow operators clear the equivalent of 699 miles of one-lane roadway and 517 cul-de-sacs.

Plowing activities begin whenever conditions make driving difficult. Depending on conditions, city crews typically start plowing by 2 a.m. This is the time when Woodbury's winter parking ordinance requires that all vehicles must be off the public streets.

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Water

Water and sanitary sewer services are provided to most Woodbury residents by the city's Utility Division. This division operates and maintains wells, water storage facilities, sanitary sewer lines and lift stations; flushes and repairs city hydrants and water mains; and reads water meters.

A city-owned and city-operated water system makes up a major portion of the Woodbury Utility Division. The water supply comes from wells with a total pumping capacity of about 26,150 gallons per minute or 37.6 million gallons per day. To handle peak water loads, Woodbury also has five water towers and one ground reservoir. The water is chlorinated and fluoridated to meet Department of Health standards. Some Woodbury properties obtain their water through private wells and are not served by the municipal water systems.

There are occasions when utility personnel need to gain access to your home for repair work to water meters. Utility personnel wear city uniforms and carry a picture I.D. card. Residents having any questions regarding utility personnel should call the Public Works Department at (651) 714-3720.

If you have questions about your utility bill, visit the Utility Billing and Rates page.

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Streets

The Street Division is responsible for maintenance, repair and snow plowing of local streets and cul-de-sacs. It is also responsible for maintaining traffic signals, street name and regulatory signs, storm sewer and ponding areas, pavement markings and for tree trimming along boulevards.

All county roads are the responsibility of Washington County; all state and interstate highways, the State of Minnesota. Traffic signs and signals are maintained and operated by the agency responsible for the adjacent roadways.

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Sewer

Water and sanitary sewer services are provided to most Woodbury residents by the city's Utility Division. This division operates and maintains wells, water storage facilities, sanitary sewer lines and lift stations; flushes and repairs city hydrants; and reads water meters.

The Utility Division also maintains sanitary sewer lines in Woodbury which discharge into the regional waste treatment system managed by the Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES). Those properties not on sewer lines utilize private on-site septic systems. A separate building permit is required to install a septic system that conforms to state and city codes.

If you have questions about your utility bill, visit the Utility Billing and Rates page.

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Recreation

Special Events

 Adult PrgramsAdult RecreationSponsors
Athletic FieldsFacilitiesParks and Trails

Contact Recreation:

(651) 714-3583
reconline@ci.woodbury.mn.us

 

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Registration Information

 

 

Browse the Spring/Summer 2016 Recreation Brochure

 

 

 

 Spring/Summer 2016 Program Registration Important Dates

Week of March 13 Brochures mailed to Woodbury households and available online
Wednesday, March 23 Online registration begins
Friday, March 25 All other registrations taken (via phone, fax or drop-in)

Registration Process

  • Pre-registration is required for all programs unless otherwise listed.
  • Please note the deadline for all programs is 10 days prior to the start of the class. All activities require a minimum and maximum number of registrants in order to operate.
  • Programs will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
  • If your desired class is filled, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list. If any openings become available, we will then go to the waiting list to fill the class.
  • There are four ways to register: online, in person, mail, or drop box. If you cannot register online, complete a registration form.
  • Cash, check, American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa, are accepted for payment.
  • A $30 fee will be charged for all checks returned due to non-sufficient funds, account closed and no account.

Activity Changes/Schedules

Due to circumstances beyond our control, some activities may require time changes. All participants will be notified, if possible, if a change or cancellation does occur.


Age Requirements

For all programs, the age requirement will be as of the date of the first class. Age requirements are set to benefit the children and make instruction more consistent for the program instructor. In some instances, the requirements have been set for the child's safety.


Cancellations/Refunds

Cancellations/Refunds will be made according to the following guidelines:

  • A program will be cancelled one week before the scheduled starting date if its registration is insufficient. If a program is cancelled, we will contact you; you may then select an alternate program or request a refund or program credit. Program (household) credits are valid for one (1) year from the date of issuance.
  • Participant requests for a class transfer to another activity, must be made with a minimum of ten (10) business days' notice prior to the start of the originally, registered class. The participant request for a class transfer negates the ability for a refund or (household) credit for that class at a later date.
  • You may cancel registration ten (10) business days before the start of the class. You will receive a refund, less a $5 administrative fee per program, per individual participant, for programs with a fee of $10 to $74.99; a $10 administrative fee per program, per participant for programs with a fee of $75 to $149.99; and a $15 administrative fee per program, per participant with a fee of $149.99 or above. Programs with fees of $10 or less, will not qualify for a refund. If you choose the program (household) credit, the administrative fee will still be applicable and the remaining (household) credit will be valid for one (1) year from the issue date. Cancellations less than nine (9) business days prior to the start of the registered program, will not be eligible for refunds, transfers to alternate programs, or program (household) credits.
  • No refunds or credits will be issued once a program has started.
  • There will be no prorating of class fees or program (household) credits.
  • If a refund check is requested, a check will be returned to you by mail within 30 days.
  • If your registration was charged on your American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa card, we will process a credit to your charge card.

Satisfaction Guarantee

It is our intent to provide recreation programs that meet your expectations of a meaningful leisure experience. The City of Woodbury Parks and Recreation Department guarantees you will be satisfied with recreation classes, programs or events in which you participate. If you are not completely satisfied with our service, we want to know. We will listen to your complaint and attempt to rectify your concerns, or transfer your registration fees to another program or session. Our department is committed to excellence. Your suggestions and comments are valued and welcomed.



Resident/Non-resident Fees

The City of Woodbury is happy to provide a wide variety of quality recreation opportunities designed to promote life-long health and well-being for Woodbury residents and the community as a whole. Woodbury residents make a significant contribution to the financing of these facilities and programs through property taxes. To ensure equity, non-residents are charged an additional rate and enjoy the opportunity to sign-up simultaneously with residents. A physical address is required for proof of residency: a post-office box will be considered a non-resident.


Photo Policy

The City of Woodbury reserves the right, and may give permission to the media, to photograph classes, programs and participants at any of our facilities and properties or any sponsored activity. These photos are used for promotional purposes and may be used on all forms of communications the city utilizes. If you see City of Woodbury staff taking photos, and you wish not to be photographed, please inform us. 


Transportation Policy

All program participants, as well as volunteers, must use provided transportation to and from any program or activity where transportation is provided and included as part of the program or activity. Parent/Guardian will register their child(ren) by signing in prior to the start of the program or activity. Likewise, each parent/guardian will sign-out their child(ren) upon completion of the program or activity.


Everyone Welcome to Participate

All recreation programs offered by the city are open to everyone in the community. If you are interested in participating and have special needs, support services such as an interpreter or a mobility aide can be arranged by calling or registering in person at least two weeks in advance of the program start date. Please call (651) 714-3583 with any questions.


Data Privacy Advisory

Under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, you are entitled to know the following about the information which the City of Woodbury collects from you:

  1. The following information about individuals who are enrolled in a City of Woodbury Parks and Recreation Department program is classified private data: name, address, telephone number; other data that identify the individual; data that describe the individual's health or medical condition, family relationship, or living arrangements and opinions about the individual's emotional make-up or behavior.

  2. The information which you provide to the City of Woodbury on the registration form is used to process your registration request, to determine City of Woodbury staff, facilities and equipment needs, and to assist coaches/supervisors in notifying participants of scheduling changes.

  3. Participation in any recreational program or activity is voluntary, and you are not legally required to provide the information requested on the registration form. However, if you fail to provide the information, you will not be allowed to participate in the activity or program.

  4. The information which you provide will be made available to staff in the Parks and Recreation Department, program participants, the City of Woodbury's insurer and attorney, and to the coach, supervisor, or instructor of the activity, who may be a City of Woodbury employee, contractor or volunteer.


Fee Assistance Policy

The City of Woodbury has created a sliding fee schedule to assist Woodbury residents with financial need relating to recreation programs. To be eligible, an applicant must be a current Woodbury resident and meet certain income and household size limitations. The program is not valid for programs/activities that involve ordering tickets, contractual programs, golf lessons, golf camps or leagues, or for offsite trips or programs/activities that are $10 or under. Because of limited funds, there is a $125 annual limit of fee assistance per applicant. Users can print the online 2016 Fee Assistance Application icon-acrobat or call the Parks and Recreation Department at (651) 714-3583 to have an application mailed.

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Recreation Programs



Woodbury Parks and Recreation offers a variety of recreational programs for families, including preschool, youth and adults.

Mission Statement

The Recreation Division will provide a variety of quality recreation opportunities designed to build a culture (or be a leader) in promoting life-long health and well being for all ages and interests. We will continuously monitor trends that reflect changing demography with tradition and non-traditional partnerships. Together we will strive through innovation and positive experiences.

 

The 2015 Parks and Recreation Department Annual Report 

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Woodbury Youth Resource Connection (WYRC)

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The Woodbury Youth Resource Connection (WYRC) was founded in 2010 to inform youth and parents about the resources available for youth in the community. Our mission is to maximize youth access, without barriers, to community resources and opportunities.

WYRC is partnered with several youth organizations in the Woodbury area. Our goal is to connect students with out of school time (OST) programs and activities. This includes after school and summer activities. Together with our partners, we hope to help all the youth in Woodbury Find their Fit in the community!

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Drinking Water Report 2011

As required by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, the City of Woodbury is issuing the results of monitoring done on its drinking water for the period from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2011. The purpose of this report is to advance consumers’ understanding of drinking water and heighten awareness of the need to protect precious water resources.

We are proud to report that no contaminants were detected at levels that violated state and federal drinking water standards.

This web page contains the city's annual water quality report, which includes information on the monitoring done on Woodbury drinking water in 2011. Please review the report and, if you have questions, contact Dan Hansen, utilities superintendent, at (651) 714-3720 or send an email to dhansen@ci.woodbury.mn.us.

The report is also available as a PDF document icon-acrobat (155 KB).


How much water does the city use?

In 2011, residents and businesses in Woodbury used nearly 2.58 billion gallons of water. This works out to an average of about 7 million gallons of water per day (MGD). A typical Woodbury family consumes approximately 25,000 gallons of water each quarter of the year, on average. Water use is lower than average during the winter months (approximately 4 MGD), and higher in the summer (11 MGD), primarily due to lawn watering. The maximum summer usage during 2011 was 14 million gallons.


Where does the city get its water?

The City of Woodbury provides safe drinking water to residents and businesses by pumping groundwater from the Prairie Du Chien/Jordan aquifers. The city currently has 17 wells ranging from 405 to 540 feet deep. Well No. 18 is currently under construction near the intersection of Valley Creek Road and Settlers Ridge Parkway and will be in use by 2013.

The water provided to customers meets drinking water standards. The city's wells meet all construction standards and do not present a pathway for contamination to readily enter the water supply. However, the Minnesota Department of Health also made a determination as to how vulnerable the source of water may be to future contamination incidents. If you wish to obtain the entire source water assessment regarding your drinking water, please call (651) 201-4700 or 1-800-818-9318 (and press 5) during regular business hours. Also, you can view it online at www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/water/swp/swa.

Call Dan Hansen, utilities superintendent, at (651) 714-3720 if you have questions about the City of Woodbury's drinking water or would like information about opportunities for public participation in decisions that may affect the quality of the water.


Abbreviations key/terms glossary

90th Percentile Level: - This is the value obtained after disregarding 10 percent of the samples taken that had the highest levels. (For example, in a situation in which 10 samples were taken, the 90th percentile level is determined by disregarding the highest result, which represents 10 percent of the samples.) Note: In situations in which only five samples are taken, the average of the two with the highest levels is taken to determine the 90th percentile level.

AL – Action Level: The concentration of a contaminant which, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements which a water system must follow.

MCL – Maximum Contaminant Level:The highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to the ideal maximums (MCLGs) as feasible using the best available treatment technology.

MCLG – Maximum Contaminant Level Goal:The level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin of safety.

MRDL – Maximum Residual Disinfectant Level.

MRDLG – Maximum Residual Disinfectant Level Goal.

N/A – Not applicable: Does not apply.

nd – No detection.

pCi/l – PicoCuries per liter: A measure of radioactivity in water.

ppb – Parts per billion: The number of units of the substance, in its pure form, found in every billion units of water. Can also be expressed as micrograms per liter.

ppm – Parts per million: The number of units of the substance, in its pure form, found in every million units of water. Can also be expressed as milligrams per liter.


Substances detected in Woodbury water

No contaminants were detected at levels that violated federal drinking water standards. However, some contaminants were detected in trace amounts that were below the maximum allowed in drinking water. The table that follows shows the contaminants that were detected in trace amounts in 2011. (Some contaminants are sampled less frequently than once a year; as a result, not all contaminants were sampled for in 2011. If any of these contaminants were detected the last time they were sampled for, they are included in the table along with the date that the detection occurred.)

Detected substance (units) Average amount detected* Meets standard Allowed max. (MCL) Ideal max. (MCLG) Range detected (2011) Typical source of contaminant
Alpha Emitters in pCi/lTest date: 11-3-2010 5.5 Yes  15.4  N/A  Erosion of natural deposits.
Arsenic in ppb 2.56  Yes  10 0 nd-2.56  Erosion of natural deposits; Runoff from orchards; Runoff from glass and electronics production wastes.
Combined Radium in pCi/lTest date: 11-03-2010 Yes  5.4  N/A  Erosion of natural deposits.
Fluoride in ppm 1.17  Yes  0.93-1.6   State of Minnesota requires all municipal water systems to add fluoride to the drinking water; Erosion of natural deposits; Discharge from fertilizer and aluminum factories.
Nitrate (as Nitrogen) in ppm 2.3  Yes  10.4   10.4 n.d.-2.3   Runoff from fertilizer use; Leaching from septic tanks, sewage; Erosion of natural deposits.
TTHM (Total trihalomethanes) in ppb 10.8  Yes 80  N/A   By-product of drinking water disinfection.
Perfluorobutanoic Acid (PFBA) In 2007, the Minnesota Department of Health(MDH) found low levels of the chemical perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA) in wells serving the city’s water system. The MDH evaluated the toxicity of PFBA and established a health-based value (HBV) for PFBA of 7 parts per billion (ppb). In 2011, the levels found in Woodbury water samples ranged from 0.091 to 0.483, well below the HBV. For more information, see the PFBA article below. Because PFC levels have remained consistent during the last several years of testing, the MDH has determined quarterly testing is no longer necessary. Going forward, MDH will test annually for PFCs

*This is the value used to determine compliance with federal standards. It sometimes is the highest value detected and sometimes is an average of all the detected values. If it is an average, it may contain sampling results from the previous year.
 

Chlorine Testing

Chlorine is added to protect the system from biological growth or bacteria. Chlorine samples are tested from different areas of the city to verify that the disinfection properties are carried throughout the entire system.

Substance (unit of measure) Highest quarterly average Highest and lowest monthly average Meets standards Allowed max. (MRDL) Ideal max. (MRDLG) Typical source in drinking water
Chlorine in ppm 0.67  0.5-0.8 Yes  Water additive used to control microbes. 



 

Radon testing

Radon is a radioactive gas that is naturally occurring in some groundwater. It poses a lung cancer risk when gas is released from water into air (as occurs during showering, bathing, or washing dishes or clothes) and a stomach cancer risk when it is ignited. Because radon in indoor air poses a much greater health risk than radon in drinking water, an Alternative Maximum Contaminant Level (AMCL) of 4,000 picoCuries per liter may apply in states that have adopted an Indoor Air Program, which compels citizens, homeowners, schools and communities to reduce the radon threat from indoor air. For states without such a program, the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) of 300 pCi/L may apply. Minnesota plans to adopt an Indoor Air Program once the Radon Rule is finalized by the federal government.

Radon testing is done every 3 years and was not required for 2011. The results from 2009 are shown below.

 Substance - Unit of Measure Amount detected (average)* Meets standard Range detected (2009) Typical source in drinking water
Radon in pCi/LTest date: 8-11-2009 416 Yes N.A. Erosion of natural deposits.

*This is the value used to determine compliance with federal standards.
 

Copper and Lead

If present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children.

Lead in drinking water is primarily from materials and components associated with service lines and home plumbing. The City of Woodbury is responsible for providing high quality drinking water, but cannot control the variety of materials used in plumbing components. When your water has not been turned on for several hours, you can minimize the potential for lead exposure by flushing your tap for 30 seconds to two minutes before using water for drinking or cooking. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on lead in drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791 or at www.epa.gov/safewater/lead.

The city tests for lead and copper every three years by collecting water samples from a representative set of households in the city. The chart below shows the results of tests performed during 2011.

Substance (units) Action Level (AL) 90% Level # sites over AL Meets standards Max. Contaminant Level Goal (MCLG) Typical source in drinking water
Copper in ppm Test date: August 2011  1.3 0.19  0 out of 30  Yes  1.3  Corrosion of household plumbing systems; Erosion of natural deposits. 
Lead in ppmTest date: August 2011 15  4.2  1 out of 30*  Yes  Corrosion of household plumbing systems; Erosion of natural deposits. 

*Lead was detected in one site out of 30. As explained above, lead in drinking water is primarily from materials and components associated with service lines and home plumbing. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on lead in drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791 or at www.epa.gov/safewater/lead.




Other substances

Some contaminants do not have Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) established for them. These “unregulated contaminants” are assessed using state standards known as health risk limits to determine if they pose a threat to human health. If unacceptable levels of an unregulated contaminant are found, the response is the same as if an MCL (the allowed maximum) has been exceeded; the water system must inform its customers and take other corrective actions. In the table that follows are the unregulated contaminants that were detected. Based on state standards, none of the substances detected pose health risks.

Substance (units) Average/result Meets standard Range (2011) Typical source of contaminant
Sodium in ppm 7.75  Yes  4.05-7.75  Erosion of natural deposits. 
Sulfate in ppm 31.9  Yes  14.9-31.9  Erosion of natural deposits.


Contaminants and drinking water

The sources of drinking water in the United States (both tap water and bottled water) include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs, and wells. As water travels over the surface of the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally‑occurring minerals and, in some cases, radioactive material, and can pick up substances resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity.

Contaminants that may be present in source water include:

  • Microbial contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, and wildlife.

  • Inorganic contaminants, such as salts and metals, which can be naturally‑occurring or result from urban storm water runoff, industrial or domestic wastewater discharges, oil and gas production, mining, or farming.

  • Pesticides and herbicides, which may come from a variety of sources such as agriculture, urban storm water runoff, and residential uses.

  • Organic chemical contaminants, including synthetic and volatile organic chemicals, which are by‑products of industrial processes and petroleum production, and can also come from gas stations, urban storm water runoff, and septic systems.

  • Radioactive contaminants, which can be naturally‑occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities.

In order to ensure that tap water is safe to drink, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) prescribes regulations that limit the amount of certain contaminants in water provided by public water systems. Food and Drug Administration regulations establish limits for contaminants in bottled water which must provide the same protection for public health.

Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that water poses a health risk. More information about contaminants and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800‑426‑4791.


Water and health

Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons, such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants, can be particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers.

EPA/Center for Disease Control guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbial contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.


PFBA levels remain well below health-based value

In 2007, the Minnesota Department of Health(MDH) found low levels of the chemical perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA) in wells serving the city’s water system. PFBA is one of a family of chemicals known as perfluorochemicals (PFCs). The MDH evaluated the available information on the toxicity of PFBA and established a health-based value (HBV) for PFBA of 7 parts per billion (ppb). The HBV is a level that is deemed safe for human consumption, even if the water is consumed daily over a lifetime.

Woodbury’slevels of the chemical remain well below the guideline. Municipal wells were sampled on a quarterly basis in 2011. The amount of PFBA found in all wells ranged between 0.091 to 0.483 ppb. MDH is not recommending that the city or residents take any special precautions regarding their use of the water.No other PFCs were found above reportable levels.

Because PFC levels have remained consistent during the last several years of testing, MDH has determined quarterly testing is no longer necessary. Going forward, MDH will test annually for PFCs.

Monitoring of Woodbury’s municipal water supply for PFCs will continue. More than five years of sampling city wells has shown that the levels of PFBA have been stable – neither increasing nor decreasing. Continued sampling will reveal whether the levels and/or contaminants are changing.

What are PFCs?
PFCs were made by 3M in Cottage Grove and by other companies around the world for use in household and industrial products. PFC wastes were disposed of in several landfills in Washington County. City officials pushed for an aggressive cleanup of the former 3M disposal site near Woodbury’s border with Cottage Grove, the Oakdale 3M disposal site, the former Washington County landfill, and the Cottage Grove 3M site – all shown to be sources of the groundwater contamination.

Cleanup activity at all four sites was completed in 2011. A groundwater extraction system also remains operational at the site to capture and prevent off site migration of PFCs.

Additional investigations and cleanup actions are under way at the 3M waste disposal sites, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is investigating other possible sources of PFCs in the environment.

For more information, visit the  PFCs in Woodbury wells page or the MDH website at www.health.state.mn.us.

 

The City of Woodbury is a member of the American Water Works Association, an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply. The city is also a member of the American Public Works Association.
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Places of Worship

Places of worship are included on the City of Woodbury website as a service to local residents. The directory is meant to be an information resource, not an endorsement of a particular group.

There is no charge to be listed. Places of worship are responsible for keeping their contact information up to date.

To qualify for a listing, the place of worship must be located in Woodbury. If you are interested in including your place of worship on the City of Woodbury's Web site, complete a sign-up form and fax to (651) 714-3529, send an email, or call (651) 714-3525.

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WYRC Activity Finder

Use the WYRC Activity Finder to search for youth programs by grade and age.

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Bielenberg Sports Center

Bielenberg Sports Center is now hiring! 

Do you love sports and have a passion for ensuring every customer experience is top notch? BSC is looking to fill a customer service position. Find more info and apply online on the city's Employment page.

 
Bielenberg Sports Center (BSC) is one of the largest multiuse sports centers in the state, serving the community and region with high-quality indoor and outdoor facilities, including a 90,000-square-foot indoor field house, two indoor ice arenas, an outdoor refrigerated recreational ice skating rink, 36 outdoor athletic fields and a splash pad water feature. It is home to three local high school hockey teams and is the future home of Madison’s Place, the Twin Cities East Metro’s first completely handicapped accessible inclusive playground.

Hours
Hours of operation are dependent on the facility's schedule. BSC's normal operating hours are from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Mild temperatures and certain weather factors may result in the outdoor rink being closed. For updates on the outdoor ice rink, call (651) 714-3740. 

Services
BSC offers ice/field house time rental, convenient skate rental, skate sharpening, concessions and meetings and event space.

 
 
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4125 Radio Drive, Woodbury, MN 55129 | (651) 714-3740 | bsc@ci.woodbury.mn.us
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Organizations

Community and civic organizations are included on the City of Woodbury website as a service to local residents. The directory is meant to be an information resource, not an endorsement of a particular group.

There is no charge to be listed. Organizations are responsible for keeping their contact information up to date.

To qualify for a listing, the organization must be non-profit and serve Woodbury residents. If you are interested in including your organization on the City of Woodbury's Web site, complete a signup form and fax it to (651) 714-3529, or call (651) 714-3527.

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