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Burnsville Water TowerOne of Burnsville's water towers.Jul 08, 2022
Welcome to Burnsville SignEntering Burnsville near Diffley Road, population 60,306.Feb 21, 2022
2018 summer concertA summer concert City of Burnsville 2018.Feb 21, 2022
Burnsville Water TowerA view of one of Burnsville's Water Towers from McAndrews Road around 2019.Feb 21, 2022
Savage Minnesota signPopulation sign for the City of Savage.Oct 24, 2021
Burnsville City LimitsPopulation sign for Burnsville.Oct 24, 2021
City of Burnsville SignAs you enter Burnsville from Eagan at County Road 30.May 10, 2021
Dakota County Fair2016 - Farmington is the site of the Dakota County Fair.May 08, 2021
Burnsville's populaton 1880 - 2013Burnsville population 1880 - 2013.Apr 26, 2021
Native Plant Market 2019The City of Burnsville hosts a Native Plant Market each spring as a way to encourage people to grow native plants in their yards. In addition to beautifying the community, native plants provide food for pollinators, help improve water quality, and require less care than traditional garden plants. Photo compliments of the City of Burnsville.Jan 19, 2021
7 Travelers Trail, between Highway 13 and Nicollet Avenue2017 This was the approximate site of the Minnesota AAA office, then torn down when they moved to a smaller location also on Travelers Trail.
At the time of this photo the property was for sale, and would become the site of the Maven Apartments. Historically this was the McCoy family farm land.
Dec 27, 2020
I love Burnsville 2019From the City of Burnsville's Facebook page, June, 2019.

We heard from a lot of people at Saturday's #BackToThe80s car show and food truck rally – but we want to hear from you! Good, great, bad or ugly – we want your feedback to help determine what makes Burnsville, “Burnsville.” What is the community’s personality? Why do people choose to live or work here? What are people’s favorite things to do? What could be improved?

The survey deadline has been extended so please take the two-minute survey before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 21.

Feel free to invite neighbors and friends to provide their input as well -- the survey is open to residents and non-residents. http://bit.ly/BvilleCommunitySurvey
Dec 24, 2020
Cable tv at Holiday Tree LightingBurnsville's Cable tv crew at the Holiday Tree Lighting 2019.Dec 24, 2020
Freeway Sanitary Landfill - from WikipediaFreeway Sanitary Landfill
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Freeway Sanitary Landfill is a United States Environmental Protection Agency Superfund site that covers 140 acres (57 ha) in Burnsville, Minnesota. In 1971 the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MCPA) licensed the landfill to accept 1,920 acre feet (2,370,000 m3) of household, commercial, demolition, and nonhazardous industrial wastes. The state permit prohibited the disposal of liquids and hazardous wastes; however, heavy metals, acids, and bases were accepted by the landfill from local industries. The landfill also accepted 200 cubic yards (150 m3) of battery casings and 448 short tons (406,000 kg) of aluminum sweat furnace slag. Overall, the landfill contains nearly 5,000,000 cubic yards (3,800,000 m3) of waste. The waste is covered by a low permeability soil cover.

Groundwater contains contaminants which exceed drinking water standards, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as tetrachloroethylene and vinyl chloride, and manganese and thallium. City of Burnsville municipal wells are located about 4,000 feet (1,200 m) to the south of the landfill. These wells serve approximately 36,000 people. Currently the groundwater beneath the Freeway Landfill flows south into the Kraemer Quarry due to long term dewatering of the quarry for mining purposes. When this pumping ceases the ground water flow will be reversed and the contaminated ground water will flow into the Minnesota River approximately 400 feet (120 m) from the landfill.

Dec 23, 2020
Burnsville signWelcome to Burnsville, location unidentified.Dec 14, 2020
Profile of Burnsville - Twin Cities Property Finder
Posted by Realtor David Olson
Burnsville Minnesota
Tagged: Burnsville Center, City of Burnsville, Heart of the City, Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, Burnsville, Dakota County,

Located just twenty minutes south of Minneapolis on the northwest edge of Dakota County is the city of Burnsville, Minnesota. This south of the river community first experienced real growth after the construction of Interstate 35 was completed. This major highway allowed Burnsville
Nov 23, 2020
2019 Holiday tree lighting2019 Burnsville Holiday Lighting - compliments of the City of Burnsville.Nov 18, 2020
A profile of BurnsvilleThis information including Demographics, history and other information appeared on the Internet at Lakesnwoods.com.Nov 09, 2020
Dakota County population 1860 - 2020Published by Dakota County Historical Society Over the Years - population of Dakota County.Oct 31, 2020
150 years of population growth in Apple Valley and BurnsvilleDecember 2010 Dakota County Historical Society's Over the Years Magazine looks at 150 years of population growth in Dakota County. Featured on this page, Apple Valley and Burnsville.Oct 28, 2020
Heart of the City Race 2019ABOUT HOTC Race - photo compliments of the City of Burnsville.

This annual event began in 2012 and transformed into A Run to Remember two years later when one of the event founders, Trish Wehling, lost her daughter, Jordan, in a car accident. All participants are invited to use the race to celebrate and honor lost friends and family, with all net proceeds benefiting the Kids Feeding Kids program.
Oct 17, 2020
Heart of the City Race 2016ABOUT HOTC Race - photo compliments of the City of Burnsville.

This annual event began in 2012 and transformed into A Run to Remember two years later when one of the event founders, Trish Wehling, lost her daughter, Jordan, in a car accident. All participants are invited to use the race to celebrate and honor lost friends and family, with all net proceeds benefiting the Kids Feeding Kids program.
Oct 17, 2020
Burnsville area farmsUnidentified farm photo Burnsville or Eagan cows.Oct 15, 2020
Burnsville Water TowerOne of Burnsville's water towers viewed from Buck Hill. Photo compliments of Experience Burnsville.Sep 20, 2020
Welcome to Burnsville signWelcome to Burnsville, entering on Highway 13 from Eagan.Sep 20, 2020
Burnsville approves plan to let landfill trash pile become taller than Buck HillMay 5, 2019 KARE11 news report:

Burnsville approves plan to let landfill trash pile become taller than Buck Hill
It's was discussed by the city council Tuesday night.

Adam Uren-

Burnsville approved the landfill plan at Tuesday night's meeting.

A new landmark could soon arrive in the city of Burnsville, but not one that will be welcomed by some local residents.

The City of Burnsville will on Tuesday night discuss a proposal to expand Waste Management's Burnsville Sanitary Landfill on land near I-35W and Hwy. 13.

The contentious feature of the expansion is that while the overall area of the landfill would decrease, it wants to increase the height of the potential trash mound by some 268 feet.

That would bring the total height of the permitted garbage pile to 372 feet tall, which the City of Bloomington has pointed out would be taller than the ski slopes at nearby Buck Hill.

Bloomington is among those who have raised concerns with the project, noting that the landfill would be an unsightly view for those living on the bluff of the Minnesota River. Multiple local residents have similarly written to Burnsville about the plan.

"With a peak elevation of 1,082 feet, the top of the mound will be higher than either Mount Gilboa, Bloomington’s highest elevation in Hyland Ski Area, or Buck Hill," The City of Bloomington wrote.

"However, the mound will read as much taller than either Mount Gilboa or Buck Hill as it will rise from the low elevation of the river valley rather than from the much higher elevation present at the base of Mount Gilboa or Buck Hill."
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City of Burnsville

The project would see some of the extra trash dug up and moved from current landfills on either side of I-35W (referred to as Freeway Landfill and Freeway Dump on the map above), to the Waste Management's Burnsville Sanitary Landfill site at 2650 Cliff Road W.

The land from these landfills would then be cleaned and freed up for possible future development.

Meanwhile, Waste Management would have its allowable capacity expanded so it can take an extra 26 million cubic yards of municipal solid waste, enough to handle local waste until 2048.

In a statement to KARE 11, Waste Management said that while recycling and composting is on the rise in the Twin Cities, additional landfill capacity is still required moving forward.

"Waste Management's Burnsville Sanitary Landfill provides necessary land disposal service for residents and businesses in the Twin Cities metropolitan area," it said.

"With rapidly diminishing capacity for mixed municipal solid waste (MSW), the Burnsville Landfill must develop additional air space to meet this need."
Sep 17, 2020
Holiday Tree LightingGetting ready for the Holiday Tree Lighting 2019.Sep 16, 2020
Minnesota Valley Transit clockThe clock at the corner of Highway 13 and Nicollet Avenue, 2019.Sep 08, 2020
Welcome to BurnsvilleThe reverse side of the Welcome to Burnsville sign, just outside of Savage. Photo 2019.Aug 18, 2020
Entering Burnsville and Dakota CountyBurnsville is in Dakota County - street signs on County Road 42 as you enter Burnsville from Savage.Aug 17, 2020
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