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On behalf of your neighbors, community members, local businesses and organizations, we’d like to welcome you to Burnsville.

Whether you’ve called Burnsville home for days or decades – just stopped by to visit our many shops, restaurants or entertainment venues – or are on your way to or from work – you can count on one thing, we’re glad you’re here!

Burnsville boasts nearly 2,700 businesses (many in the areas of science, technology, healthcare, engineering and math); hundreds of shops and restaurants (including the 1.2 million-square-foot Burnsville Center); more than 75 parks and miles of open spaces; a 1,000-seat regional theater – the Ames Center – that draws acts and attendees from far and wide; and many more amenities than you can imagine.

Our neighborhoods are friendly and safe – and ideal for young professionals, growing families and active seniors.

Our City also values partnerships with residents, private businesses and other government agencies to help keep taxes low and continue to provide unparalleled service to the 60,000-plus people who call Burnsville home.

We continue to be proud of Burnsville’s commitment to quality, making our community a truly desirable place to live and do
business, and we look forward to providing an exemplary experience for years to come.

From our families to yours, "We’re Glad You’re Here!”

Burnsville Mayor Elizabeth Kautz
Council Member Bill Coughlin
Council Member Dan Kealey
Council Member Dan Gustafson
Council Member Cara Schulz

This section contains helpful information for the residents of the City of Burnsville. Please refer to the links on the left for the information contained in this section.

News Flash
City Council Meeting Start Time Change Begins Oct. 24
Beginning with their Oct. 24 budget work session, all City Council regular meetings and work sessions will start one hour earlier – at 5:30 p.m. instead of 6:30 p.m. This change does not affect Burnsville’s advisory commissions. Additional Info...
2040 Comprehensive Plan Open Houses
The initial draft of Burnsville’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan is nearly complete, and will be available for review and comment by the public during open houses on Oct. 18 and 24 at Burnsville City Hall. Additional Info...
Celebrate Halloween in Burnsville
The City hosts two events designed to give everyone an easy way to have some fun without being too scary. Halloween Fest in Nicollet Commons Park will be held on Oct. 27 and the Burnsville Ice Center's Halloween Skate will be held Oct. 29. Learn more at
BCTV To Host Open House for Non-Profits Nov. 1
The open house will provide time for one-on-one conversations with professional video staff to discuss each organization’s video needs and examples of how partnering with BCTV can help organizations reach their short-term and long-term goals with video. Additional Info...
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