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MON, MAY 4, 5:00-7:00 PM, Hennepin Cty Open Book Mtg @ City Hall

TUES, MAY 5, Utility Bills Due

TUES, MAY 5, 5:00 PM, Planning Advisory Cmt. MCC Walk

TUES, MAY 5, 6:00 PM, Planning Advisory Cmt.

TUES, MAY 5, 8:00 PM, Planning Comm Mtg.

WED, MAY 6, Recycling Day

THURS, MAY 7, Recycling Day-Islands

THURS, MAY 7, 6:00-7:00 PM, Star Ln & Star Circle Public Info. Mtg.

MON, MAY 11, 7:00 PM, City Council Reg. Mtg.

MON, MAY 11, 7:30 PM, or immediately after Reg. Mtg, City Council Executive Session

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Public Works Emergencies

In case of water or other utility emergencies, please call public works after hours at 952.960.7914.


Tree Sale Recap

The Shorewood/Minnetonka tree sale pick-up took place May 1 & 2. Over 100 trees were purchased by Shorewood residents to add to our urban forest.



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Christmas Lake Public Access Now Open

The public access boat ramp at Christmas Lake is open daily 6 am-10 pm through the boating season. Inspectors will be on duty during open hours to inspect boats for aquatic invastive species. To ensure that you pass the inspection and are able to launch your boat, please make sure you follow DNR recommendations. If you have questions, please contact the city at 952.960.7900. If there is an after hours problem with the gate, please call 952.960.7914 and press 2.

Property Valuation Meeting May 4

If you believe the market value listed for your property is higher than its actual market value you should contact the assessor at 612.348.3046. If you cannot or would rather attend the informal, open book meeting, it is at city hall, Monday, May 4, 5-7 pm. At these meetings, the assessor reviews the information on your property for accuracy and answers questions about your assessment. The valuation reflects a property's value on January 1, 2015, and is used for property taxes payable in 2016. Complete information is available on property values on the Hennepin County web site.

Boulder Cove Update

The contractor for Boulder Cove, the Chanhassen developement located at West 62nd Street and Strawberry Lane just outside of Shorewood, will be removing and replacing the sanitary sewer system within the development.  The new street will be torn up to replace the sewer and reconstructed afterward.  The intersection at Strawberry Lane and West 62nd Street will be affected by this work. Construction is scheduled to begin May 7.

Minnetonka Country Club Development Input

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Give your input on the Minnetonka Country Club property and area developement. Simply go online to fill out a short survey. Once you sign into the survey account, you will be notified as new surveys or more information on the project is available. If you have questions, please contact city hall, 952.960.7900.

  • Utility Bills
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  • Hydrant Flushing
  • Recycling
  • Community Center
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Reporting Pot Holes

Pot Holes can happen overnight and your car has an easy time finding brand new holes! Please report all pot holes to the city, county or MnDOT accordingly.

City water mains are flushed semi-annually in the spring and the fall. Flushing is done to remove mineral deposits that have accumulated in the water pipes. Households may experience rusty water, discoloration or other problems during flushing. City crews take precautions to limit problems. However, if you do experience rusty water, running the cold-water tap will clean out your system. Call the Utility Division at 952.960.7900 if you have a problem related to flushing that does not clear up within 48 hours.



City code requires for-profit solicitors to get a solicitation license from the city. Each solicitor must carry a copy of the license, and they must be able to show it upon request. No FEMA solicitors will be going door to door. Call 9-1-1 if you are contacted by one.
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