All Current News

Browse the list below for our most current news items. Click on a news heading to learn more about each item.  Questions about something you see here? Call 651-480-2350 for more information. 

Archived News
  • City Meetings Going Virtual

    All public city meetings will be going virtual until further notice. Learn more about the Zoom platform we will be using, and how you can have the opportunity to make comments via email or by joining the meeting.

    03/24/2020 12:45 PM

  • Online & Remote City Services

    Check out a list of city services that are available online or over the phone.

    03/20/2020 3:39 PM

  • City Hall Updates: April 3, 2020

    Find out what's new including: potential road closures due to flooding, free webinars for businesses impacted by Covid-19, summer planning moves ahead, and a review of the annual HPD Reserves banquet highlights, plus much more.

    04/03/2020 5:21 PM

  • Business Resource Updates - April 1, 2020

    Newly announced loan programs from the Small Business Administration, plus a new Paycheck Protection Program, are now available. Click for full details.

    04/01/2020 4:13 PM

  • Advertisement for Bids - 2020 Neighborhood Infrastructure Improvements

    Bids are required to be submitted online by 10am on April 22, 2020.


  • Now Hiring: Public Works FT & Seasonal

    Public Works is hiring for a Full-time Operator and for Seasonal (3 mo) Maintenance positions. Join our team that works to keep the public safe with our roads and infrastructure. Apply now!

    03/30/2020 11:26 AM

  • Highway 316 Municipal Consent Public Hearing - Postponed

    A rescheduled date for this hearing is to be determined and published.

    03/30/2020 11:12 AM

  • Now Hiring: Police Officer

    Join our team as a member of the Hastings Police Department. We strive to provide quality service to the community by promoting meaningful police and citizen interaction. We work to partner with citizens in a proactive problem-solving atmosphere to address concerns. Apply today!

    03/30/2020 10:43 AM

  • 2020 Neighborhood Improvements Special Assessments Hearing - Postponed

    A rescheduled date for this hearing is to be determined and published.


  • Beware of Scams during Pandemic

    Local law enforcement is reporting an increase in scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please be aware. Stimulus checks will be issued automatically. Do NOT give out banking information over the phone.

    03/28/2020 1:45 PM

  • Trash & Recycling Pickup Request

    Effective immediately, Tennis Sanitation is requesting that any overflow trash be bagged. No loose trash or recycling items left on the curb will be picked up, in order to keep all employees safe. Click for full details and examples.

    03/25/2020 12:10 PM

  • Business Resources during COVID-19

    Small businesses are the foundation of the Hastings economy and are facing unprecedented challenges from the coronavirus pandemic. The City of Hastings is working with the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and others to help you get the assistance you need. Click for resources and information.

    03/24/2020 5:10 PM

  • Coronavirus Update 3/16/2020

    City buildings have been closed to visitors to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus. City services will remain available. Please contact specific departments by phone or email.

    03/16/2020 10:10 PM

  • Spring Load Restrictions Begin March 6th

    Maximum Load is 10 tons per axle unless otherwise posted.


  • New Transit Option Available in Hastings

    Dakota County Board of Commissioners approved a 12-month extension of the DakotaLink transit service. In addition to the extension, DakotaLink is now open to the public and will remain available at no cost to riders. Click for full press release.

    03/03/2020 4:51 PM

  • Mayor Mary's State of the City Address

    On Wednesday, February 5, Mayor Mary delivered the annual State of the City address. Her full presentation is now available on YouTube, and will soon be available on Hastings Community Television. To obtain a transcript of her speech, please contact City Hall. Click to be redirected to the video.

    02/05/2020 5:20 PM