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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, "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

This section contains helpful information for the residents of the City of Burnsville. Please refer to the links on the left for the information contained in this section.

News Flash
Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day
Bring a variety of items to be properly disposed or recycled during Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day. The drop off is open to all Dakota County Residents. Accepted items include appliances, paint, electronics, bicycles, paper documents and more. Additional Info...
City Hydrant Flushing to Begin Sept. 18
City hydrants are flushed on a regular basis to ensure they are working properly for fire protection and to remove mineral deposits. During hydrant flushing, it is not unusual to experience discolored water, pressure changes or an increased chlorine odor. Learn More...
Dakota County Master Recycler/Composter Program
Learn about waste reduction and inspire others to help reduce waste in Dakota County. Participants hear from local experts on waste reduction, recycling, composting and solid waste. Course graduates have the opportunity to volunteer for public outreach.
City Compost Site Open for Buckthorn Every Weekend in October
To help dedicated residents in their quest to remove and dispose of buckthorn, the City will open its private compost site every Saturday and Sunday Sept. 30 through Oct. 29. Learn More...
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