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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Parks and Rec. programs suspended until Phase III of 'Stay Safe' Plan

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At the recommendation of Governor Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Health, Faribault Parks and Recreation facilities remain closed, and all programming is suspended until Governor Tim Walz announces the opening of Phase Three of his “Sta...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Filing period for local office open through June 2

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Notice is hereby given, pursuant to MN Statute 204B.33, that a General Election will be held in Faribault, MN, on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, for the purpose of electing candidates for the offices listed below. The filing period for these offices begins at...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

City selected for climate plan; feedback requested

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The City of Faribault has once again been selected to take part in a grant-funded climate project. 

In 2017-2018, the City of Faribault was one of a few cities that was asked to participate in a study on how climate change may affect vulnerable po...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Fire Chief reminds everyone to stay “Fire Safe”

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The Faribault Fire Department is urging everyone to remember fire safety as they deal with the “new normal.” As people find themselves spending extended time at home for work, self-isolation, or practicing physical distancing, please r...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Buckham Memorial Library No-Contact Curbside Pickup Service

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While the building remains closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your library is still here for you. Buckham Memorial Library is committed to providing you expanded access to online resources and safe access to physical materials through a limited no-conta...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Resources for Households Impacted by COVID-19

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Unemployment Insurance

If your work hours have been reduced or eliminated, apply for unemployment insurance from the State of Minnesota. The usual waiting period has been waived. If you are sick, quarantined, or home because of an outbreak at your work, yo...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Faribault Compost Site open for summer

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

Please check signs at the site for designated dumping areas. Only ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

City Hall to open for limited services May 4

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Faribault City Hall will reopen for limited service to the public at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 4, 2020.  Access will be limited to the customer service counters on the lower level, second floor, and third floor of the building.  Not all City...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Fire Department to continue taking homemade masks

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The Faribault Fire Department will leave the bins out for continued donation and collection of homemade cloth masks, after Governor Tim Walz called on all Minnesotans to get creative and begin sewing homemade masks to help those working or living in congr...

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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 17, 2020

City announces changes to public housing policies

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The purpose of this memo is to provide you with information about how the Faribault Housing and Redevelopment Authority and City of Faribault are responding to the COVID-19 outbreak.  We understand that these are difficult and uncertain times. &a...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Hiawathaland Transit makes temporary service adjustments

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In response to COVID-19, all regular routes in Faribault, Northfield and Red Wing all transportation services will be provided by Dial-A-Ride only. All route services remain suspended. The hours of service will be as follows: 

Riders wishing to ac...

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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: April 10, 2020

Resources for Households Impacted by COVID-19

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Unemployment Insurance

If your work hours have been reduced or eliminated, apply for unemployment insurance from the State of Minnesota. The usual waiting period has been waived. If you are sick, quarantined, or home because of an outbreak at your work, yo...

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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 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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