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Welcome to Burnsville! We're Glad You're Here!

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, “Welcome to Burnsville, We’re Glad You’re Here!”

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

Discover all that Burnsville has to offer. This section contains helpful information for those who are new to Burnsville, Minn., or those who are just visiting. Please refer to the links on the left for the information contained in this section.

News Flash
Watch the 2018 State of the City Address
Burnsville Mayor Elizabeth Kautz spoke on the long-term future of Burnsville during her annual State of the City address on Feb. 14, 2018. View the entire address on Burnsville Community Television's online video player. Watch Now...
Lake Marion Greenway Trail Open House Scheduled for Feb. 22
The Lake Marion Greenway is a 20-mile planned regional trail with the intention of linking the Minnesota River to the Murphy Hanrehan Park Reserve. The public is invited to ask questions and give feedback at an open house about the trail's North Segment. Additional Info...
Free Rain Garden Workshop March 5 and April 10
Dakota County residents are invited to attend a workshop on creating native gardens, rain gardens and shoreline stabilization projects. Participants will see examples of gardens that benefit local water quality and help provide habitat for pollinators. Additional Info...
Minnesota State Law requires that the three highest paid positions be posted
annually for the City of Burnsville. Effective January 22, 2018: City Manager- $165,990; Police Chief $144,623; Fire Chief $144,623.
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