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Jan 20, 2022

City Statement Regarding HavenBrook Rental License Revocation

At its Jan 10 meeting, the City Council approved the revocation of rental license for HavenBrook Homes. This license revocation affects 21 properties. Read More
Jan 11, 2022

Blood Drive at CHPD Feb 23

The Police Department is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on Wed, Feb 23, 10 am to 4 pm. Read More
Jan 03, 2022

Winter Parking and Snow Removal Public Forum - Jan 18

The City of Columbia Heights will be hosting a public forum regarding winter parking and winter snow removal operations on Jan 18, 7-9 pm, at the Public Safety Building. Read More
Jan 03, 2022

Youth Commission Application Deadline Extended To Jan 19

Apply by this Wednesday to be a Columbia Heights Youth Commissioner. For residents 14-18 years old. Read More
Dec 22, 2021

Tips for Going Green for the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but they can also generate a lot of preventable waste. This article includes just a few suggestions and tips for going greener this holiday season. Read More
Dec 17, 2021

Heights Lights Map Now Online

The Heights Lights 2021 Map is here. There were not as many houses registered as last year, but there are plenty of lit-up houses along the way, so take your time and enjoy! Read More
Dec 16, 2021

Catalytic Converter Marking Event - Dec 17 & Jan 7

Residents of Columbia Heights, Fridley, and Spring Lake Park are invited to participate in a free catalytic converter marking event at Gary’s Automotive on Dec 17 & Jan 7. Read More
Dec 14, 2021

Santa's City Tour - Postponed

Santa is excited for his City tour riding on the Fire Truck spreading holiday cheer! Santa will be riding through the city between 5:30-6:30 pm on Tue, Dec 21! Read More
Dec 06, 2021

Apply by Jan 5 to Be a Youth Commissioner

Apply by Jan 5 to be a Columbia Heights Youth Commissioner. For residents 14-18 years old. Read More
Nov 23, 2021

2022 City Calendar Now On Sale!

Our Pets of Columbia Heights 2022 City Calendar is now available for pre-order.  Read More
Nov 17, 2021

Yard Waste Collection Ends Week of Nov 22

Yard Waste collection ends week of Nov 22. Follow this link for yard waste bundling requirements and other reminders. Read More
Nov 12, 2021

Submit Your Questions About Winter Parking Rules

The City recently released an informative video about winter parking rules and is asking residents to submit questions. Read More
Nov 09, 2021

City Wins Adopt-a-Drain Challenge!

Congratulations to Columbia Heights and its residents on winning the 2021 Community Adopt-a-Drain Challenge.  Read More
Oct 30, 2021

Pet Photo Contest Submission Deadline Is Nov 1

Get your pet photos in now for a chance to be featured in the City's 2022 Pets of Columbia Heights Calendar. Deadline is Nov 1. Read More
Oct 22, 2021

Truck or Treat Returns Oct 30, 1-5 pm, in Huset Park

The City's annual Truck or Treat free family event in Huset Park returns for its fourth year Sat, Oct 30, 1-5 pm! Read More
Oct 01, 2021

Our New Website Is Live! We've Given It a Facelift

Our Revize site is live! We worked with our hosting partner Revize to give the site a fresh look! Read More
Sep 29, 2021

Fire Department Open House is Oct 9

The Columbia Heights Fire Department kicks off its autumn fire prevention season with its annual Open House on Sat, Oct 9, from 11 am to 2 pm. Read More
Sep 24, 2021

Two Community Highway Cleanup Events Set for Oct 9 & 16

Two Columbia Heights community groups are hosting highway cleanup events in Oct. Residents are encouraged to take part in these events and help keep the community clear of debris. Read More
Sep 17, 2021

Boogie Bash is Sept 21

Grab your roller skates, roller blades, or dancing shoes and join us Sept 21, 6 to 8:30 pm, for a community fall fun night, hosted by Columbia Heights Recreation! Read More
Sep 13, 2021

Road Closure Notice - 40th Ave NE and Central Ave NE

From Sept 20-24, sanitary sewer work will take place from east of Central Ave NE at 40th Ave NE to Circle Terrace Blvd NE. Read More
Sep 09, 2021

Movie in the Park - Moana - Sept 17

The 2021 Movie in the Park series concludes on Fri, Sept 17, at 7:30 pm at McKenna Park with a free showing of Moana. Please bring a blanket or lawn chair. Read More
Sep 01, 2021

Hy-Vee Property Officially Sold to Alatus for Major Development

This year, staff worked with the development company Alatus to negotiate a deal to purchase 10 acres of property from Hy-Vee. Read More
Aug 30, 2021

Boulevard Tree Program Closed

The Columbia Heights Adopt-A-Tree program is full for 2021. Read More
Aug 17, 2021

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program Comment Period Underway

To provide comments, please contact Lauren Letsche at or 763-706-3709. Read More
Aug 09, 2021

Monthly E-Newsletter Launches in September

The City of Columbia Heights is launching a monthly e-newsletter to keep its residents informed on upcoming events, deadlines, construction projects, and much more! Read More
Jul 27, 2021

Eviction Moratorium is Ending

The eviction moratorium is ending. There is time to apply for assistance!  Read More
Jul 22, 2021

2019-2020 Recycling Champions Recognized

Columbia Heights Public Works recently awarded Recycling Champion certificates to those who increased recycling in 2019-2020 by ordering a larger or additional recycle cart and/or compost cart. Read More
Jul 21, 2021

Odd/Even Watering Restrictions In Effect Due to Low River Levels

Occupants in even or odd numbered addresses must water on corresponding even or odd-numbered calendar dates.  Read More
Jul 16, 2021

Centennial Celebration In Huset Park July 17!

Join your fellow residents at Huset Park East just south of 40th Ave off of Jefferson St NE, 11 am to 2 pm, July 17. Read More
Jun 26, 2021

Fireworks Are On!

The fireworks display is on for 10 pm at Huset Park. Read More