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City Events Scheduled For Next Week:          

Comp. Plan Visioning Workshop           Thurs.  Nov. 9         4-5 p.m.

Comp. Plan Advisory Committee           Thurs.  Nov. 9         4-6 p.m.

City Hall Offices Closed for Holiday       Fri.    Nov. 10        Closed all day

Citywide Fall Leaf Pick-Up                      Mon.   Nov. 13         7 a.m.

Comp. Plan Visioning Workshop     Mon.  Nov. 13    8:30-9:30a.m. & 6:30-8:00 p.m.

City Council and Parks & Trails Board Meeting   Wed.  Nov. 15    6 p.m.

Housing & Redevelopment Authority   Thurs. Nov.   16   7:30 a.m.

Comp. Plan Visioning Workshop           Thurs.  Nov. 16    7:00-8:30 p.m.

Wayzata to the Wall                                  Fri.    Nov. 17     5-10 p.m.

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Veterans Day

City Hall will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day. Thank you Veterans for your service!

Wayzata 2040 Vision Workshops

You are invited to help shape the future of Wayzata by attending an upcoming Visioning Workshop. These workshops are part of the Wayzata 2040, Sailing Ahead - the public engagement piece of Wayzata's Comprehensive Plan update.

These workshops will explore the key trends and drivings impacting the Future of Wayzata, explore a range of plausible futures and allow you to join the conversation that will help shape the future of Wayzata. City residents and stakeholders are welcome to attend any workshop. When a group is noted, the conversation will be generally geared towards that group. Additional workshop dates will be added to this list and posted at
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Fall Leaf Pick-Up

The City of Wayzata Fall Leaf Pick-up is Monday, November 13th. Leaves must be in compostable bags and placed curbside by 7:00 a.m. The bags must state that they meet ASTM D6400 standards for compositing and they are “compostable.” Bags marked “biodegradable” or “degradable” do not meet the state law. For more information, call Randy’s Environmental Services at 763-972-3335.

Where to Take Your Yard Waste

It’s that time of year--time to clean up all the leaves that have fallen down in your yard! The City of Wayzata’s compost site is available for soft-bodied yard waste (such as grass and leaves). The compost site, located at Public Works, 299 Wayzata Boulevard West, is open from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday,
except for holidays. The compost site is also open weekends (Saturdays and Sundays)  the first two weekends in November from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The compost site is for the use of Wayzata residents only. Residents must obtain an annual beach parking and compost permit at City Hall.

Wayzata residents can take brush to the Plymouth Yard Waste Site with a driver’s license. For additional information, call Rebecca at Wayzata Public Works at 952-404-5363 or go to
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Veterans Day Salute

On Veterans Day, November 11 at 10 a.m. in the Folkestone Auditorium (100 Promenade Ave.), the Lake Minnetonka Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will honor veterans through its sixth annual Veterans Day Salute. This year, the chapter will host a special indoor ceremony at Folkestone of Wayzata, where they will welcome two speakers, former Senator Rudy Boschwitz and U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Maureen Banavige, to share their inspiring words to veterans and guests. The event is open to the public.

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Wayzata to the Wall

Wayzata To The Wall Please join the Wayzata Police Department for a benefit of Officer Bill Mathews on November 17, 2017 from 5-10 p.m. at the Wayzata American Legion. The cost is $20 at the door for a broasted chicken dinner. In May 2018, the Mathews family, along with members of the Wayzata Police Department, will travel to Washington D.C. for Police Week and the events surrounding National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day on May 15, 2018. At the event, Officer Mathews name will be added to the over 20,000 other officers on the National Peace Officers Memorial that have gone on before him in paying the ultimate sacrifice in service to their communities. All the
proceeds from the benefit event will help off-set the costs for the family and department traveling to Washington. Thank you for your continued support!

Light Up the Lake Celebration

Wayzata’s Light Up the Lake Celebration is returning with even more holiday fun! Join the kickoff to the festivities on Friday, November 24. Many activities are returning including the annual tree lighting ceremony with Mayor Ken Willcox, Santa’s Reindeer, holiday treats and drinks from the Wayzata Bar & Grill, carolers, horse drawn wagon rides, and the fourth annual Parade of Lights with the Wayzata Fire Department. Bring your camera for pictures with Santa at the Depot! Then on November 25, don’t forget to shop Wayzata for Small Business Saturday. More events are planned for the Light Up the Lake Celebration. Visit and for all the details!


Department Updates:


Motor Vehicle

Passport Appointments
Traveling abroad in the new year? Passport applicants are encouraged to apply for or renew U.S. passports well ahead of planned travel, as it is peak time for passport processing. Passports processing typically takes 4-6 weeks to receive so schedule your appointment now.

Schedule your passport appointment online, get the full list availability, hours, and instructions at Contact the Wayzata Motor Vehicle Department directly at 952-404-5320 with any questions or concerns.


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game day specials

Wayzata Bar & Grill

Sunday Football Game Specials

All your favorite football snacking foods and drinks are on our Sunday Football Special menu! Come watch the game with us!

Wayzata Wine & Spirits

November Wine of the Month: Marietta Wines

All month long, we have a special featured pricing on Marietta Wines! Stop in during our tastings for a sample or pick up a bottle tonight!
Marietta Old Vine Red:  14.99, sale 11.99
Marietta Old Vine Rosé:  15.99, sale 12.99
Marietta Christo:  25.99, sale 19.99
Marietta Arme:  24.99, sale 19.99


Free Upcoming Tastings

Thursday, Nov. 9, 5-7p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 16, 5-7p.m. Join us for a tasting of Marietta Wines, our wine of the month!
Friday, Nov. 10, 4-6:30p.m., Join us while we sample wines from a Minnesota winery, Parley Lake!
Saturday, Nov. 11, 3-5p.m., Join us for a free tasting of tequila from Los Osuna!

Fall Specials and Limited Releases! 

Check out these special savings!

Bailey's 750 mL
Regularly $24.00,  Sale $19.99
Bogle Vineyards
Cabernet, Zinfandel, Essential Red
Regularly $11.99, Sale $8.99
Surly Abrasive
Limited Release
4 packs $16.99
Surly Ten Rum Barrel Aged 750 mL   


Jeffrey Dahl, City Manager
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