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    Faribault Compost Site to open April 20

    The compost site accepts leaves, branches, grass clippings, brush and garden residue in compost piles. Read on...
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    City cancels May 5 Crime-Free Multi-Housing training

    The Faribault Police Department holds CFMH classes periodically throughout the year, but due to the COVID-19 outbreak, has canceled the class May 5. Read on...
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    City Hall to close public access March 30 through April 12

    City Staff will still be available by telephone and email—refer to the department pages on the City’s website www.faribault.org for contacts and for further information. Read on...
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    Parks and Rec. cancels programs, closes playgrounds through May 4

    Please know that all city and state trails will remain open, and we’re encouraging people to use these amenities, while maintaining a safe, 6-foot distance from one another, which is being recommended by the MDH. Read on...
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    Finance Department continues to process utility bills daily

    Customers can continue to pay their utility bills via check, money order, online or sign up for an automatic payment plan. Read on...
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    Hiawathaland Transit makes temporary service adjustments

    Riders wishing to access Hiawathaland public transit services must call dispatch at 866-623-7505 x1 to schedule their ride with one of our dispatch team members. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Economic Relief Resources

    The Faribault Community and Economic Development Department is compiling a list of potentially useful resources for your business and employees during this difficult time. Click here for additional info...
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    EPA: Continue to use and drink water from tap

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), COVID-19 has not been detected in drinking water supplies and the current risk to drinking water is low. Read on...
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    Do not to flush anything other than toilet paper

    The COVID-19 outbreak has created additional stress and uncertainty for everyone, but it is important to keep in mind that flushing anything other than toilet paper can create expensive problems for homeowners and your local facilities. Read on...
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    Consider applying for curb-side pickup parking spots downtown

    Do you own or operate a business in the downtown impacted by the governor's executive order? Could you benefit from dedicated public parking in front of your business during this temporary mandate? Read on...
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    City meetings to be conducted by phone, electronically

    Until further notice, all meetings of City bodies shall be conducted by telephone or other electronic means because it is not practical or prudent to hold those meetings in person or by interactive television. Read on...
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    Buckham Memorial Library and Book Return Closed

    The Library and book return are both closed. Read on...
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    Help prevent the spread of COVID-19

    By taking these actions, community members can help reduce the chances of getting sick and reduce demands on the health care sector so the most seriously ill people get the supportive care they need. Read on...
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    Coming Soon: Videos to highlight Faribault's many assets

    The Video Tour will encourage viewers to learn more about area attractions, quality of life and economic development opportunities. Read on...
  15. Fall Buckham Bulletin

    Take a look at the Spring Buckham Bulletin

    The 20-page publications includes activities from the Faribault Parks and Recreation Department, the Buckham Memorial Library, and Buckham West, along with River Bend Nature Center, Paradise Center for the Arts, and others. Read on...
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