Weekly E-Newsletter - Fall

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Thank you for signing up to receive the City of Elk River's weekly E-Newsletter! Here is everything you need to know about this past week, as well as news and information about upcoming projects, events, and more. Have a great week!

City Hall Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Active Elk River - Vibrant Quality of Life

Fall Clean Up Day

Fall Clean Up Day - TOMORROW

The bi-annual Elk River Fall Clean Up Day is tomorrow, Saturday, October 20 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Elk River Maintenance Facility, located at 19000 Proctor Ave. This event is open to all Sherburne County residents (with proof of residency), and gives people the opportunity to properly recycle and dispose of unwanted household items for free, or at a discounted cost. 

Free items accepted during the cleanup include:  auto and household batteries, fluorescent bulbs and tubes, holiday strings of lights, handheld electronics, and scrap metal including bikes, grills, engines, lawn mowers, etc. Larger items like appliances, furniture, televisions, mattresses, and tires will be accepted for a fee ranging anywhere from $3.00 to $30.00 depending on the item(s). Participating residents have the option to print and complete an item drop-off form prior to the Clean Up Day, otherwise those forms will be available on site the day of the event. This form, along with a complete list of accepted items and associated fees are available here.  


Elk RiverFest 2019 Save the Date

Save the Date - Elk RiverFest 2019

Following the popularity of the inaugural Elk RiverFest this past July, city council members were excited to announce the return of the community celebration on Saturday, July 6, 2019.

Please watch for sponsorship and vendor opportunities in the next few weeks, via the Elk River City Government and Elk River Parks and Recreation Facebook pages, as well as the city’s website.


Liane Kondrak - October Volunteer of the Month

October Volunteer of the Month

Congrats to Liane Kondrak, Elk River’s October Volunteers of the Month. Liane is a champion when it comes to serving Parker Elementary School – she’s heavily involved in fundraisers and activities for school’s PTO, not to mention she leads the Junior Great Books reading program. In her free time, Liane can likely be found volunteering at Community Aid Elk River (CAER) food shelf. For the past five years she has assisted in coordinating outreach programs with CAER and Open Doors for Youth, while also sitting on the CAER Golf Classic fundraising committee. 

Thank you for your continued service to this community, Liane! 

Each month the City of Elk River recognizes individuals for their outstanding volunteer efforts. To learn more about award eligibility, or to nominate a resident, please click here.



Active Elk River - Early Voting Graphic

Early Voting Now Through Nov. 5

If you aren't able to make it to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, don't worry! Early voting is available now through November 5! Early voting is available at the following locations:


Elk River City Hall - 13065 Orono Parkway
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 27 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Sherburne County Government Center - 13880 Business Center Drive NW, Elk River
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Saturday, October 27 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Census Job Opportunities

2020 Census Job Opportunities

It may only be 2018, but the United States Census Bureau is gearing up for the 2020 Census, and they need your help! If you’d like to be a part of history while earning a bit of extra income, a temporary position as a census taker, recruiting assistant or administrative staff member might be perfect for you! To learn about the various opportunities available or to submit an application, please click here.
 
The results of the 2020 Census will help determine each state’s representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more! Eligibility requirements for 2020 Census employment include: applicants must be 18 years or older, must possess a valid social security number, be a U.S. citizen, have a valid email address, and have a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekend availability.


Elk River Liquor Store Specials

Liquor Store Specials Oct 15 - 28


Current Job Openings

  • Liquor Store Clerk (PT)
  • Recreation Program Lead (PT)
  • Recreation Program Assistant (PT)
  • Ice Arena Worker/Ice Resurfacer (PT)
  • Ice Arena Concessions (PT)
To learn more about any of these job opportunities with the City of Elk River, please click here.

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