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    EDA to provide Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grants

    The grant application period will open for approximately two (2) weeks, beginning on June 1st. The EDA will award grants at its June meeting, in an effort to process grants as timely as possible knowing businesses are trying to reopen. Read on...
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    Outdoor Seating checklist for Faribault businesses

    The City recognizes this pandemic has had a devastating effect on local businesses, and we want to help. Read on...
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    Parks and Rec. programs suspended until Phase III of 'Stay Safe' Plan

    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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    Filing period for local office open through June 2

    Candidates may file in person or by mail, if the filing is received during the filing period, 208 NW 1st Avenue, Faribault MN, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Read on...
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    City selected for climate plan; feedback requested

    Due, in part to the success of a previous study, the City of Faribault is one of four cities in the state selected to develop a Climate Adaptation Plan. Read on...
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    Fire Chief reminds everyone to stay “Fire Safe”

    The Faribault Fire Department is still responding to all calls for service, but some changes to its response have been implemented. Read on...
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    Buckham Memorial Library No-Contact Curbside Pickup Service

    While the building remains closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your library is still here for you. Read on...
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    Resources for Households Impacted by COVID-19

    If your work hours have been reduced or eliminated, apply for unemployment insurance from the State of Minnesota. Additionally, if you stay home due to lack of child care, you may qualify for unemployment. Read on...
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    Faribault Compost Site open for summer

    The compost site accepts leaves, branches, grass clippings, brush and garden residue in compost piles. Read on...
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    City Hall to open for limited services May 4

    Members of the public are still encouraged to delay any unnecessary business at City Hall. All City staff contact information can be found online at www.faribault.org. Read on...
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    Fire Department to continue taking homemade masks

    The Faribault Fire Department will leave the bins out for continued donation and collection of homemade cloth masks. 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...
  13. Public Housing Family Rental Units

    City announces changes to public housing policies

    Temporary policies and procedures must be implemented to keep residents and staff as safe as possible. 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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    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...
  16. A COVID-19 picture encouraging people to stay home.

    Resources for Households Impacted by COVID-19

    If your work hours have been reduced or eliminated, apply for unemployment insurance from the State of Minnesota. Additionally, if you stay home due to lack of child care, you may qualify for unemployment. 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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    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...
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