Since Governor Walz declared a State of Emergency on March 13th, 2020 he has issued several more Executive orders in response to COVID-19. On March 25th, 2020 Governor Walz issued Executive Order 20-20 Directing Minnesotans to Stay at Home. The order will take effect on March 27th, 2020 at 11:59 P.M. There are exemptions for essential and critical workers. For further information on the Stay at Home Executive Order please follow the below link.
For Senior Safety Tips from Anoka County Public Health click the link below.
The Mayor and City Council declared a local state of emergency on March 16th, 2020 following the lead of Governor Walz's peace time state of emergency on March 13th, 2020.
The City of Spring Lake Park is following the recommendations and guidelines of the Center for Disease (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) in response to the COVID-19 virus. The City of Spring Lake Parks main priority is the health and safety of our residents, employees and those who work and visit our city on a daily basis. Below are several resources in regards to COVID-19.
For further information on COVID-19 and what you should do to keep yourself and others safe please visit the below websites:
For further information on the Mayor and City Councils declaration of a local state of emergency on March 16th, 2020 please click on the link below:
The Mayor and City Council also adopted several emergency regulations pursuant to the Mayor's proclamation declaring a local emergency. Please read below for several important changes to the day to day operation of the City of Spring Lake Park:
CITY OF SPRING LAKE PARK
EMERGENCY REGULATIONS PURSUANT TO MAYOR'S PROCLAMATION DECLARING A LOCAL EMERGENCY
Pursuant to the Proclamation 2020-01, Mayor's Proclamation Declaring a Local Emergency, dated March 16, 2020 andconsented to by the City Council on March 16, 2020, the duly appointed Administrator, Clerk/Treasurer is hereby implementing the following emergency regulations within the City of Spring Lake Park:
1. Spring Lake Park City Hall will be closed to the public beginning on March 17, 2020 through April 6, 2020. Residents, business owners, and other stakeholders will be seen on an appointment-only basis. Except City staff, consultants and elected officials, no one will be allowed in the secured areas of City Hall.
2. All Spring Lake Park Recreation Programs will be cancelled from March 17, 2020 through April 6, 2020.
3.Lakeside Park, Terrace Park, Able Park, Triangle Park, Sanbumol Park and Westwood Park are hereby closed to the public effective March 17, 2020 through April 6, 2020.
4. The officers of the Spring Lake Park Police Department will not respond to medical calls which report exclusively flu-like symptoms unless the same involves a life-threatening event. Such call are to be initially handled by emergency medical personnel. The Department will assist on such calls if said assistance is requested by emergency medical personnel. The existence of a report of flu-like symptoms at the scene shall not prohibit the Department's response to a report of any other public safety concern or event.
5. The Code Enforcement Department's COVID-19 Contingency Plan, as outlined below, is hereby adopted:
a. All residential building inspections for privately occupied homes will be suspended until March 30, 2020
b. All annual and routine fire, housing and nuisance inspections will be suspended until March 30, 2020
c. Commercial permit inspections will be conducted on a limited basis. Inspections required for new construction projects needing to obtain a certificate of occupancy (CO) will be scheduled based on staff availability.
d. Complaints, whether fire, housing or nuisance related, will be documented. Complaints which pose a life safety hazard will be followed up on as soon as possible. All other complaints will be recorded and followed up on after the local emergency declaration expires.
e. The Code Enforcement Departrnent will respond to phone messages and e-mails during the period of the local emergency.
The City of Spring Lake Park and the Police Department appreciate your patience and cooperation. Please continue to check this website and the City of Spring Lake Park's website for any further updates.
1301 81st Avenue NE, Spring Lake Park, MN 55432
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM
Emergency: 911 • Phone: 763-792-7200
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Police patrol services are provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Officers are dispatched via Anoka County 911.
We do provide special traffic enforcement for problem areas within our City with the Selected, Intensified Traffic Enforcement or SITE program. Feel free to call us with special or specific traffic concerns.
Spring Lake Park Police also participate in the “Toward Zero Deaths” program and has received several state awards and grants for our effort in traffic safety. More “Toward Zero Deaths” information is available at this link MN Department of Public Safety
The Spring Lake Park Police Department is a full-time law enforcement agency. The Department consists of 11 sworn Officers licensed by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officers Standards and Training.
The Department has a Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police, two Patrol Sergeants, an Investigator, School Liaison Officer and six Patrol Officers. Patrol Officers are on the street and available for call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Department responds to approximately 6000 incidents per year.
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