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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 Suzanne Nguyen
Council Member Mary Sherry

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
Odd-Even Lawn/Garden Watering Restrictions in Effect
To ensure an adequate water supply in the summer months, homes with even-numbered addresses may water their lawns on even-numbered dates. Homes with odd-numbered addresses may water on odd-numbered dates. Watering is allowed before 11 a.m. or after 3 p.m. Additional Info...
City Compost Site Open for Buckthorn Disposal
To help the many dedicated residents removing buckthorn, the City will open its compost site (for buckthorn disposal only) the last weekend of every month June through September. The compost site will also be open for buckthorn every weekend in October. Additional Info...
Burnsville Announces Summer Concert & Movie Series
Burnsville residents are invited to catch a concert, see a movie or attend a great festival this summer in Burnsville. All events are free and open to the public. View event details at
Drinking Water Report Available
The City of Burnsville's annual Drinking Water Report is available online. The results from 2015 testing once again show that Burnsville is providing clean and safe drinking water from each of its water sources. Read the Report
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