October 25 & 26: Tree/Branch Pickup

Due to last week’s snowfall the city will add another tree and brush pickup event for Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26.

Tree limbs and sticks will be picked up if:

  • Wood pile is created near the regular garbage pick-up
  • Wood size is 4” in diameter or less.
  • The pickup is scheduled by calling Public Works at 845-0380.

You can also drop residential trees at the 24 hour access collection site west of Transfer Station at 11490 35th St. SE

2nd Annual Valley City Battle of Badges Blood Drive

Give Blood! Help make everyday moments possible for patients in need.

Tuesday, October 16 11:30 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday, October 17 11:30 am to 6:00 pm
Stoudt-Ross Ford Showroom

For appointment call 800-917-4929
or online at www.bloodhero.com
Sponsor code: valleycity

Please bring your photo ID and donor card. Free cholesterol testing with every donation!

To print a poster, please download this file.

October 2 & 3: Intersection of 3rd Ave SE & 4th Street SE Closed

Paving of 3rd AVE SE in Valley City will resume on Tuesday 10/2/2018.

During paving operations, the intersection of 3rd AVE and 4th ST SE will be closed. It is expected that the intersection will be reopened the morning of Wednesday 10/3/2018.

During this shutdown 3rd Ave will be closed from College Street to Main Street. Access VCSU from 4th Ave SW during this closure.

Labor Day Closings & Garbage Schedule

Office Closings: Labor Day

The Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, September 1st. The Public Works and City Hall offices and Transfer Station (landfill) will be closed on Monday, September 3rd, for Labor Day.

Garbage Schedule: Week of September 3, 2018

Monday’s garbage will be picked up on Tuesday, Sept. 4th. Tuesday and Wednesday’s garbage will both be picked up on Wednesday, Sept. 8th.  The rest of the week will be the normal pick up schedule.  Garbage should be put out by 7:00 AM.

Concrete Pavement Repair – Weekend of August 25

As part of the work being complete on the concrete pavement repair project, the Contractor will begin concrete grinding on Saturday, August 25th. The work will be completed in the following locations: 8th Ave SW between Main St and 2nd St SW, 8th Ave SW between Riverview Drive and the Sheyenne River bridge, and Winter Show Road between 8th Ave SW and 4th Ave SW. Flaggers will be present to direct traffic through the work areas. The work should be completed by Monday August 27th.

5th Avenue NE – Construction Update

Beginning August 6, 2018: 5th Avenue NE

The Valley City concrete pavement repair project will be opening both lanes to traffic on 5th Ave NE between 2nd St NE and 6th St NE on Monday, 8/6/18. The South bound lane between 7th St NE and 12th St NE will then be closed to traffic. All traffic to continue following the temporary traffic signals. No parking will be permitted on 5th Ave NE during construction. All truck traffic is to follow the established
truck route detour. Additional updates will be provided as needed.

3rd Avenue SE Reconstruction – Construction Update

Beginning July 30: 3rd Avenue SE Reconstruction

The 3rd Avenue SE Reconstruction Project is starting on Monday, July 30th, 2018. 3rd Avenue SE will be closed from Main St to 4th St SE. Traffic control signs will be installed on Friday, July 27th. The road and sidewalks will remain closed for the remainder of the project. A signed detour will be provided along 2nd Ave SE. The adjacent blocks of 2nd St SE and 3rd St SE will be closed to thru traffic, allowing only local traffic. 4th St SE and the 3rd Ave SE bridge will remain open with intermittent disruptions. If you have any questions regarding the project, please contact KLJ at 845-4980.

3rd Avenue SE Reconstruction Map 7-30-2018

Interested in Joining the VCFD?

The first step to admission to the fire department is to fill out the VCFD Application.

Once per year the fire department will review applications. A committee will then interview the applicants and choose those who appear to be qualified and willing to continue the process.

The candidate will need a doctors physical and drug test, along with a state criminal background check. If candidate passes the medical exam along with background, check he or she will be allowed to take the physical agility test as prescribed by the department.

As the candidate has passed all the requirements set forth, the chief will fill open spots on the roster with the most qualified applicants.

The candidate will begin the training to become a certified firefighter. Upon completion of all the requirements for a certified firefighter they will be presented with their certificate. The probationary member will be voted on after one year which is a vote of the full department membership. If there is a successful vote, the probationary candidate will become a full member. If the probationary member has not passed the firefighter 1 certification in the first year they will remain on probation. They will be voted on as soon as they pass the firefighter 1 certification.

If the probationary member cannot pass the firefighter 1 certification within 2 years, they will be dismissed from the department.

Please submit the VCFD Application by October 1 to:

Fire Chief
Phone: (701) 845-3351

or by mail to:

Fire Chief
Valley City Fire Department
241 3rd Avenue NE
Valley City, ND 58072

Buying & Using Fireworks in Valley City

Valley City’s Fireworks Regulations for the July Independence Days

The city ordinance indicates:

The sale of fireworks starts June 27th of each year and ends July 5th.

The days of detonation or using your fireworks ARE NOT the same as the sale days.

Fireworks may be detonated on the following days:

  • July 1st  from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • July 2nd from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • July 3rd from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • July 4th from 8:00 AM to July 5th at 1:00 AM
  • July 5th from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM

You must be at least 12 years of age to buy fireworks.


Concrete Pavement Repair Work Begins

The concrete pavement repair project will begin construction on Monday 5/7/2018. The project consists of work on Winter Show road between 8th AVE SW and 4th AVE SW, 8th AVE SW from Winter Show road to Main Street, and 5th AVE NE from Main Street to 12th ST NE. Work on Monday will begin at the Winter Show Road location. The contractor will begin work in the westbound lane. Winter Show road will have a one way for traffic heading eastbound. The westbound lane will be closed to allow the concrete pavement repair work to be completed. Access to business will be provided. A truck route detour will be in place during the project. Additional updates will be provided as needed.