Meet Golden Valley City Council Candidate

Kimberly Sanberg

As your city council member, I will bring a fresh perspective to new and existing challenges we face as a community, listen to your feedback, and work collaboratively to move Golden Valley forward.

Issues & Values

WELCOMING, INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY

  • Engagement opportunities for all residents
  • Dedication to diversity and equity
  • Community that welcomes and includes all residents 

FORWARD-LOOKING, SUSTAINABLE VISION

  • Bike and pedestrian accessibility
  • Public transportation options
  • Environmentally sound policies

RESPONSIVE, TRANSPARENT GOVERNMENT

  • Responsive to residents’ ideas and concerns
  • Transparent about its processes and decision making

SMART, STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Thoughtful commercial and residential development
  • Affordable housing
  • Housing for all generations, including aging in place
  • Opportunities for small business
Kimberly Sanberg Golden Valley City Council Candidate

Collaborative, Forward-Looking Leadership

Collaborative

I bridge divides and bring people together, collaborate to make change happen when it needs to, and will listen and respond to your concerns.

Solution-Oriented

I work through challenges and look for creative solutions to new and existing problems that arise.

Forward-Looking

I’m invested in Golden Valley’s future and committed to moving Golden Valley forward. Effective leadership plans for 10, 20, and 50 years in the future.

Community Involvement

Current

Commissioner, Open Space and Recreation Commission, City of Golden Valley

Founding Committee Member, Golden Valley Pride Festival

Precinct Chair, DFL Senate District 46

Parent of a kindergartner and 2nd-grader at Meadowbrook Elementary

Parent of Golden Valley Little League player

Past

Parent Advisory Board Member, Sunshine Valley Childcare (Golden Valley)

Volunteer, Minnesotans United for All Families

Vice President, Longfellow Community Council

Member, MOMS Club of Golden Valley

About Kimberly Sanberg

Kimberly Sanberg lives in Golden Valley near Brookview Park with her wife, two children, and two dogs. She loves Golden Valley and thinks it’s a great place to raise a family. She was drawn to Golden Valley by its welcoming community, excellent parks, and great schools.

She’s lived in Golden Valley since 2013 and served on Golden Valley’s Open Space and Recreation Commission since 2016. She was a founding organizer of the Golden Valley Pride Festival, Minnesota’s first suburban LGBTQ+ pride festival, now in its fourth year. She also advocated for a children’s indoor play area at the new Brookview Community Center, which helped make the Backyard at Brookview a reality.

Like other Golden Valley residents, she enjoys getting out in the community and watching Little League games at Isaacson Park, attending the Ice Cream Social at Brookview Park, sledding at Scheid Park, participating in Run the Valley, and going to the Golden Valley Pride Festival.

Throughout her career, Kimberly has worked at nonprofits and small businesses, as well as owned her own business. She has worked at nonprofits dedicated to environmental health, LGBTQ+ equality, and peace and justice.

Kimberly is running for Golden Valley City Council because she believes Golden Valley is a fantastic place to live, and that we can make it even better. We need collaborative, forward-looking people on city council who will take action.

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