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Posted on: September 12, 2018

"If I Were Mayor for a Day" contest

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The "If I Were Mayor for a Day" contest is a fun way for kids to talk about their city and community. This year’s contest notes that “Cities provide a variety of services and programs that make our lives better, including par...


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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Public hearings for Frontier Communications customers

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018Two times to choose from: 2 p.m. or 6 p.m.Lakeville Heritage Center20110 Holyoke Avenue

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) has initiated an investigation concerning whether Frontier Communications of Minnesota, In...


Posted on: May 24, 2018

Recreational fire rules

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Recreational fires are allowed in the City of Lakeville when the following rules are followed:

  • The fire is contained to a 3' x 3' x 3' area surrounded by non-combustible and non-smoke or odor-producing material (rock, brick, ferrous metal, etc.).
  • Fire-extin...

Posted on: June 15, 2018

NEW interactive parks and trails map

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The City of Lakeville has developed an interactive parks and trails map. Users can access it online at or by scanning QR codes now available on a number of park signs and shelters using a mobile device. Users will then be able to z...


Posted on: July 17, 2018

Ordinance amendment allows for the keeping of urban chickens

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The City Council approved an ordinance amendment on July 2, 2018 that allows for the keeping of chickens on urban residential properties.

Single-family property owners must apply for a one-time administrative permit and comply with the performance standard...


Posted on: June 9, 2016

eProperty Special Assessment Lookup


eProperty allows a resident to search online for information on special assessments pending or levied against their property. A levied assessment is certified to Dakota County for collection with the property taxes. The certified amount that will appear o...


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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Annual Water Quality Report

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Your drinking water comes from a groundwater source: 17 wells ranging from 460 to 864 feet deep, that draw water from the Prairie Du Chien-Jordan, Tunnel City-Wonewoc and Jordan aquifers.

The City of Lakeville works hard to provide residents with safe and ...


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