The city is distributing a five-question online survey asking for opinions on the ads and gauging interest in buying ad space, according to a news release.
Summer ice-skating lessons available
Registration will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday for the Burnsville Ice Center summer skating lessons.
Lessons will be on Wednesday nights beginning June 12 at the Ice Center at 251 Civic Center Parkway. Private lessons cost $145 and group lessons cost $98.
For more information or to register online, go to www.burnsvilleicecenter.org or call the center at 952-895-4651.
Annual bike sale gears up Saturday
Local bike enthusiast Rick Anderson will hold his annual bike sale on Saturday in Apple Valley.
For a fifth year, Anderson has fixed donated bikes and will sell them at his home, with all proceeds benefiting south-metro mentorship program Kids ’n Kinship.
Since starting the sales, Anderson has sold more than 400 bikes and donated $22,000 to Kids ’n Kinship, according to a news release.
This year, Anderson will have 110 bikes for sale for cyclists of varying ages and skill levels. The sale will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 12738 Ethelton Way in Apple Valley.
Council considers energy-saving moves
The Apple Valley City Council was set to decide last week to spend $899,650 for energy saving improvements in city buildings.
Through a contract with Ameresco for lighting fixture upgrades, window film, roof replacements and other improvements, the city expects to see yearly energy savings of $43,768. The money spent would be paid off within 20 years when the expected 20-year savings in energy would come to $1.3 million.
City awarded $240,000 in grants
Hastings has been awarded grant money to be used for environmental cleanup at the vacant H.D. Hudson Manufacturing building.