First Response July 2016

Chris and Spencer take you inside the Woodbury Public Safety Department. On this show, see June's live fire training in Maplewood and get grilling safety tips from the Woodbury Fire Department. That, and much more!
3/15/19 Weekly Wire –
- 94/494/694 construction
- Posel promoted
- Bailey Meadows groundbreaking
- Radon test kits
- Newport community garden
- WBYFD ice training
- Winslow to visit library
- Woodbury hockey coach
- Let’s Make Stuff class
- Tree trimming

Each winter the Woodbury Fire Department trains on Colby Lake. Every firefighter prepares to handle any danger in, on, or under the water.

Mayor Myron Bailey provides updates on new development happening around the City of Cottage Grove.

3/8/19 Weekly Wire –
- Cottage Grove photo contest winners
- Rain barrels and compost bins
- BizRecycling
- Adopt a Newport Park
- Woodbury water discount
- X-Golf
- Antique appraisal
- Central Park performance
- Newport Veterans’ Memorial

3/1/19 Weekly Wire
- Woodbury Public Works expansion
- Online classes
- Hydrant heroes
- Mayor Anne Burt
- Woodbury water meters
- Newport rebate
- St. Paul Park glow sledding
- Sundae bingo
- Dodge Nature Center fundraiser
- Crafts & Snacks
- Woodbury EMS Academy

Take a 360° tour to see how Cottage Grove Public Works coordinates and deploys their plow fleet during snow storms.

City Administrator Jennifer Levitt and City Council Member Wayne Butt discuss plans for 2019.

2/22/19 Weekly Wire –

- St. Paul Park Outstanding Volunteer Nomination
- Woodbury State of the City Address
- Eagle Valley Golf Course Positions
- Home Energy Squad
- Central Bark Pet Expo
- St. Paul Park Adopt a Park
- Woodbury Realtor’s Forum
- Cottage Grove PFC Settlement Meeting
- St. Paul Park Police Department Reserve Police Officer Applications
- Washington County’s 2019 Citizens Academy Applications

Mayor Myron Bailey provides an update on the Community Center Feasibility Study and details on the potential lodging tax.

2/15/19 Weekly Wire –

- Woodbury State of the City Address
- 2019 Cold Catfish Cup
- St. Paul Park Bunco Night
- Woodbury Polar Plunge
- Woodbury Spring Recreation
- History of the HealthEast Sports Center
- Depositing Snow
- Winter Car Preparation
- Cottage Grove Seasonal Job Openings

On February 9th the 2019 Polar Plunge was held at Carver Lake Park in Woodbury. More than 380 people signed up to jump to benefit Special Olympics Minnesota. The celebration lasted less than an hour and a half, but nearly $67,000 was raised by jumpers and their supporters.

Geologist Julia Steenberg talks about Geology of Washington County.

2/8/19 Weekly Wire -
- Woodbury WaterSense Discount
- Sundae Bingo
- Woodbury Public Works Building Closing
- Cottage Grove’s 2018 Annual Report
- South Washington County CARES Back to Foundation Event
- St. Paul Park’s Outstanding Volunteer Nominations Deadline
- St. Paul Park’s Adopt-A-Park Event
- Cottage Grove’s State of the City Address
- Woodbury’s State of the City
- Garbage and Recycling container placement
- Woodbury seasonal job applications

Watch Mayor Myron Bailey deliver the State of the City Address on our livestream.

The City of Woodbury is partnering with a local nonprofit, Center for Energy and Environment (CEE), to offer discounted Home Energy Squad enhanced visits to Woodbury homeowners. The enhanced visit program evaluates homes for energy efficiency opportunities. The service is valued at $600 but is available to Woodbury residents at a cost of $70 (regularly at a cost of $100). The visit is also offered at no cost to income qualified households. To schedule an appointment, visit or call 651-328-6221.

Check out these March Programs in this edition of the Rec Zone: Nature in the Park: Maple Syrup Time - March 12 Pinterest Camp - March 13 & 14 Friday Fun - March 14 Geocaching Basics - March 29 Register at

Woodbury's Police K9's Cadets were introduced to water for the first time. It was Buster and Cirrus's first time to be around a pool and swim. The older dogs also got into the action.

Wednesday nights this winter the outdoor rink welcomes the sport of Broomball. The league is expecting to expand next season so go to for more information.

2/1/19 Weekly Wire –

- Planet Fitness Ribbon Cutting
- Washington County’s Bizrecycling Program
- Cottage Grove State of the City Address
- K9 Cadets
- Woodbury’s 2019 Community Survey
- Woodbury Polar Plunge
- Broomball League
- Washington County’s Citizen Review Panel
- Guided Snowshoe Hike
- Snow & Plow Safety

City Administrator Jennifer Levitt and City Council Member La Rae Mills discuss all the important decision from the January City Council Meetings.

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