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Welcome to Burnsville! We're Glad You're Here!
On behalf of your neighbors, community members, local businesses and organizations, we’d like to welcome you to Burnsville.
Whether you’ve called Burnsville home for days or decades – just stopped by to visit our many shops, restaurants or entertainment venues – or are on your way to or from work – you can count on one thing, we’re glad you’re here!
Burnsville boasts nearly 2,700 businesses (many in the areas of science, technology, healthcare, engineering and math); hundreds of shops and restaurants (including the 1.2 million-square-foot Burnsville Center); more than 75 parks and miles of open spaces; a 1,000-seat regional theater – the Ames Center – that draws acts and attendees from far and wide; and many more amenities than you can imagine.
Our neighborhoods are friendly and safe – and ideal for young professionals, growing families and active seniors.
Our City also values partnerships with residents, private businesses and other government agencies to help keep taxes low and continue to provide unparalleled service to the 60,000-plus people who call Burnsville home.
We continue to be proud of Burnsville’s commitment to quality, making our community a truly desirable place to live and do
business, and we look forward to providing an exemplary experience for years to come.
From our families to yours, “Welcome to Burnsville, We’re Glad You’re Here!”
Burnsville Mayor Elizabeth Kautz
Council Member Bill Coughlin
Council Member Dan Kealey
Council Member Dan Gustafson
Council Member Cara Schulz
Discover all that Burnsville has to offer. This section contains helpful information for those who are new to Burnsville, Minn., or those who are just visiting. Please refer to the links on the left for the information contained in this section.
Do You Want to Build a Rain Garden?
Dakota County residents are again invited to the popular “Landscaping for Clean Water Workshop.” This workshop provides tips on creating native gardens, rain gardens and shoreline stabilization projects that benefit local water quality and pollinators.
Burnsville State of the City Address Feb. 22
Burnsville residents, business leaders and others interested in learning more about the current state of affairs and future of Burnsville are invited to the annual State of the City Address. The keynote speech will be given by Mayor Elizabeth Kautz.
Spring Road Weight Restrictions in Effect
As of Feb. 17, spring weight restrictions for commercial vehicles on City streets are in effect. These restrictions are part of a statewide effort to protect roadways during vulnerable spring months. Limits will likely remain in effect for eight weeks.
Minnesota State Law requires that the three highest paid positions be posted
annually for the City of Burnsville. Effective January 3, 2017: City Manager - $162,434; Public Works Director - $141,874; and Police Chief and Fire Chief - $140,411.
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