Public Works Weather-Related Updates
Due to snow, several Public Works services have been postponed:
Brush and Yard Waste Pick-Ups
One week of brush pickup, originally scheduled for April 16-19, has been postponed for a later date yet to be determined. The full two weeks of leaf and yard waste pickup, originally scheduled for April 23-May 3, has also been postponed to a later date. All new pickup dates will be posted on our website.
Brush and Yard Waste Drop-Off Site and Organics Recycling
The brush and yard waste drop-off site will now open Saturday, May 5. The organics recycling pilot program will also begin May 5. More Arbor Day Tree Planting
The Arbor Day tree planting event will now take place on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Jen Kullgren at email@example.com or 612-596-1175. Hydrant Flushing
Hopkins Public Works utility crews will now be flushing fire hydrants throughout the community April 23 through May 4 during daytime hours. Residents are cautioned against doing laundry - particularly whites - while crews are in the neighborhood.
Hydrant Flushing Schedule:
- April 23 to 27: All hydrants south of Excelsior Boulevard and west of Highway 169
- April 30 to May 4: All hydrants east of Highway 169
If water is still discolored once crews leave, residents should run the cold water until it runs clear.