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53rd Ave NE Update:

There will be no alley/driveway access at 53rd Ave between University Ave and 7th St for seven days starting on Oct 2 to allow the concrete to cure and gain strength to support vehicles.
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Welcome to Columbia Heights, MN! Named an All-America City recipient in 2016, Columbia Heights prides itself in being a place where families can thrive. We have a small-town feel while still striving towards the goals of a big city.

Changes to Winter Parking Ordinance Dates

The Police Department is piloting a change to the winter parking ordinance for the 2023-2024 plowing season.

Posted October 02, 2023

Roll Call Episode 15 Now Available

Episode 15 covers the Pathways to Policing program, being authorized for 30 officers and being a part of the Columbia Heights community.

Posted September 15, 2023

MnDOT Seeking Feedback on New Central Ave Safety Features

The public is invited to provide feedback on MnDOT's new temporary pedestrian/bicycle bump-outs installed at six intersections.

Posted September 14, 2023

37th Ave NE Project Update

Work continues on the 37th Ave NE reconstruction project between Central Ave and Stinson Blvd.

Posted September 13, 2023

DEED Digital Opportunity Program Feedback Due Sept 29

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is seeking public input on the state's Digital Opportunity Program draft plan.

Posted September 12, 2023

4300 Central Ave NE Redevelopment Update

Redevelopment planning continues as demolition wraps up at 4300 Central Ave NE.

Posted September 11, 2023

Movie in the Park is Sept 15

Movie in the Park sponsored by New Horizon Academy is scheduled for Sept 15.

Posted September 08, 2023

53rd Ave NE Project Update

There is a temporary closure of 53rd Ave NE from 4th St to 7th St which will last until Wed, Sept 13.

Posted September 08, 2023

2023 Fall Newsletter Now Online

The 2023 Fall Newsletter is now online and will be in the mail shortly.

Posted September 06, 2023

Board and Commission Applications Due Sept 29

Seat openings on the Charter Commission, EDA, and Youth Commission.

Posted August 25, 2023

Adopt-A-Tree Volunteers Needed

Would you like a boulevard tree planted by the City in front of your home? The City is looking for volunteers to adopt a boulevard tree planted by the City in 2023.

Posted August 21, 2023

Residents and Businesses Encouraged to Monitor Water Usage

The Minnesota DNR has announced that the Mississippi Headwaters watershed has entered the drought warning response phase.

Posted August 11, 2023


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