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    Make Music Day celebrated through Livestream

    Make Music Day will be celebrated with a Livestream event this year! Sunday, June 21st 2:30 - 7:30 p.m.

    06/02/2020 12:00 PM

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    June Events Cancelled

    Based off the most recent guidelines from the ‘Stay Safe MN’ plan, unknown dates and unidentified group gathering restrictions for outdoor entertainment, the Parks and Recreation Department has decided to cancel all scheduled June events.

    05/26/2020 10:38 AM

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    Council Creates Flexibility for Business during Pandemic

    At their May 18 meeting, Hastings City Council took action to assist businesses with new options to conduct business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click for details.

    05/20/2020 3:11 PM

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    Official Bid Results - 2020 Street Crack Sealing Program

    Consideration for awarding a contract on this work is pending.


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    Official Bid Results - 2020 Seal Coating Program

    Consideration for awarding a contract on this work is pending.


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    Organics Drop-off Site opening in June

    The City of Hastings has partnered with Dakota County to offer a free Organics Drop-off Site for residents to bring their food scraps. The site opens in June and residents can sign up now.

    05/01/2020 10:22 AM

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    Dakota County offers Weekly PPE donation spots

    You now can donate PPE at Pleasant Hill Library every Thursday. Let's keep our front line workers and most vulnerable populations safe! Click for details on items needed and how to drop off safely.

    04/21/2020 3:12 PM

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    HEDRA creates Covid-19 Relief Fund

    Hastings Economic Development and Redevelopment Authority has allocated $320,000 for assistance to local businesses related the pandemic, in addition to deferring payments on all existing revolving fund loans during this time. Click for full details.

    04/10/2020 11:18 AM

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    COVID-19 Business Resources Update 4.9.20

    Learn about the upcoming HEDRA agenda and an update to local business loans and grants for those struggling during the pandemic.

    04/09/2020 8:20 AM

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    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.

    04/07/2020 10:05 AM

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    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.

    04/07/2020 10:01 AM

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    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 3:14 PM

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    Online & Remote City Services

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

    03/30/2020 4:44 PM