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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Faribault Compost Site to open April 20

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The City of Faribault compost site, located at 214 NE 14th St., behind the Water Reclamation Facility, is scheduled to open April 20 after encountering wetter-than-normal conditions. 

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

City cancels May 5 Crime-Free Multi-Housing training

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The Faribault Police Department has canceled the May 5 Crime-Free Multi-Housing training session. 

Periodically throughout the year, the Police Department provides the training. The department works with rental owners, managers, and residents of m...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

City Hall to close public access March 30 through April 12

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In response to the Governor’s “Stay at Home” order, Faribault City Hall will be closed to the public starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020, and is currently scheduled to re-open on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 8 a.m. &...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Parks and Rec. cancels programs, closes playgrounds through May 4

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At the recommendation of Governor Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Health, the City of Faribault is closing all of its Parks and Recreation facilities, along with canceling all Parks and Rec. programming, through May 4. 

The facilities inc...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Finance Department continues to process utility bills daily

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Customers can pay their utility bills via check or money order. These can be mailed to City Hall or placed in the drop box in the parking lot.  Customers can obtain a money order from multiple places, including their bank, Post Office, Hy-Vee, Wa...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Hiawathaland Transit makes temporary service adjustments

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Starting Monday, March 30, all regular routes in Faribault, Northfield and Red Wing will be suspended, and public transit will be provided through Dial-A-Ride only. The hours of service will be as follows: 

Faribault – Monday –...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Economic Relief Resources

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The Faribault Community and Economic Development Department is compiling a list of potentially useful resources for your business and employees during this difficult time.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

EPA: Continue to use and drink water from tap

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), COVID-19 has not been detected in drinking water supplies and the current risk to drinking water is low.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends that Americans continue to use and drink wa...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Do not to flush anything other than toilet paper

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Due to an increased demand and subsequent shortage of toilet paper as a result of COVID-19, we have heard of the increased use and flushing of non-flushable materials such as baby wipes, napkins and paper towels. While the “flushable” ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Consider applying for curb-side pickup parking spots downtown

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In response to the governor’s executive order requiring all restaurants to temporarily move to carry-out/drive-thru format, dedicated public parking will be available to those who qualify. 

Do you own or operate a business in the downtow...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City meetings to be conducted by phone, electronically

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Find below Mayor Kevin F. Voracek’s Statement and Determination Regarding Conducting Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means

As the Mayor of the City of Faribault, Minnesota I find as follows: 

a.    The spread o...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Buckham Memorial Library and Book Return Closed

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Buckham Memorial Library is closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak until May 4, 2020.

The book return is closed until further notice. Please do not leave library materials outside the Library.   

No late fees will be accrued on Library materi...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Help prevent the spread of COVID-19

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Health officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) are monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness, called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was firs...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coming Soon: Videos to highlight Faribault's many assets

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The City of Faribault is excited to announce our new partnership with CGI Communications, Inc. CGI will be creating a series of professionally produced videos to highlight everything Faribault has to offer to our residents, visitors and business owners.

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Take a look at the Spring Buckham Bulletin

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The  Buckham Bulletin - the official publication of the Buckham Center and the City of Faribault - is delivered quarterly to Faribault residents. The 20-page publications includes activities from the Faribault Parks and Recreation Department, the...

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