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Posted on: November 8, 2017

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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Roseville City offices will be closed on November 23 and 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Roseville Police and Firefighters remain on duty.

The License Center and Passport Center will close Thursday and reopen on Monday. Garbage and recycling services on Thursday and Friday will be delayed by one day to accommodate the holiday.

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Skate the Calories Away

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Planning to sneak an extra piece of pie this Thanksgiving? Can’t say no to stuffing? Go ahead and indulge, then forget the guilt and head over to the Minnesota OVAL to skate the extra calories away.

According to the American Council of Exercise, the average Thanksgiving dinner is about 3,000 calories. That’s 50% more calories than most people need in a day. Skating burns up roughly 500 calories per hour, so spending time on the ice is a hea...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Public Works Maintenance Worker Receives Award

Josh Dix Award

On November 17, the American Public Works Association Minnesota Chapter (APWA-MN) awarded Roseville Working Foreman Joshua Dix with the 2017 APWA-MN Maintenance Person of the Year.

Dix joined two other individuals being honored, including Ray Hanson from the City of Mound, who was named Superintendent of the Year, and Mike Lusien from the City of Saint Paul, who was named Supervisor of the Year. These individuals were selected by a ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Prevent Thefts while Shopping

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The day after Thanksgiving is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. It’s also a time that thieves and pickpockets are on the lookout for distracted shoppers.

Roseville Police remind you of a few tips to avoid becoming a victim of theft.

  • Be alert of others around you. Thieves often work in teams to provide distractions. Retail pickpockets often engage you in conversation to get closer to your possessions.
  • Shop in...
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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Find the Perfect Holiday Gift

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Holiday shoppers, visit the Holiday Craft Fair and find the perfect gift. Meet at Roseville City Hall, on Saturday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 3 from noon to 4:00 p.m.

Shoppers will find unique holiday gifts, including many “green” items. About 60 local artisans are offering woodcrafts, hand-knit items, clothing, soap, paper goods, jewelry, canned goods and fine chocolates to name a few. Baked goods ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Budget and Tax Levy Hearing

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The Roseville City Council will hold its final hearing on the 2018 budget and tax levy on Monday, December 4. The meeting represents the final chance for residents to weigh in on the 2018 budget.

The final 2018 budget vote is set for Monday, December 11, the last scheduled council meeting of the year.The proposed budget and other information can be reviewed at www.cityofroseville.com/budgetinformation. Residents unable to attend the meeting but wh...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Drop-off Site for Holiday Donations

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Spread a little holiday cheer. The Roseville Police Department is collecting donations to support the Keystone Community Services Food Shelf, and they are asking for the community’s help.

Officers and police staff are collecting non-perishable food items, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, feminine products, laundry soap and other personal items. Cash and checks made out to the Keystone Community Services will also be accepted.Donations will ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Super Bowl Housing Rental Rules

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Hosting the Super Bowl is an exciting time for the Twin Cities area. With the opportunity to welcome visitors, comes the chance to make a little extra cash. Housing will be in high demand leading up to the Super Bowl.

The City of Roseville has received inquiries about whether homeowners can rent out a room or their entire home for Super Bowl week using online rental sites like AirBnB, Home and Away, VRBO or other property management companies.The City of Roseville requ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Speedskaters Compete at OVAL

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Looking for a fun family outing? Visit the Minnesota OVAL on December 1, 2 and 3 to see great speedskaters compete. You may even see some future Olympians in training.

The OVAL is hosting the John Rose Open, an open speedskating competition that draws skaters as young as 10 to skaters in their 50s to compete in a friendly competition. Skaters put on an impressive show with some racers skating up to 25 and even 30 miles ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Holiday Rose “Silver Bells” Gala

FOR Parks Gala

Support Roseville Parks. Spend the evening with the Friends of Roseville Parks Foundation (FOR Parks) on Friday, December 8. FOR Parks invites you to a gala evening of music, dining and friends.

Vocalist and jazz performer Patty Peterson and singer/pianist Elsa Lee will entertain while guests visit, bid on silent auction items and take in the stunning spectacle of the OVALumination holiday trees. Cash bar. Live and silent auction items donated by...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Roseville Business Exchange

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The Roseville Economic Development Authority invites Roseville businesses to a free networking event on Wednesday, November 29. t’s a chance for local businesspeople to meet each other, city officials, and staff.

 Please join us at the Courtyard by Marriott, 2905 Centre Pointe Dr., Roseville, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

The Roseville Visitors Association, Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce and the Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce are cosponsoring the annu...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Roseville Community Funds Available

Community Fund

The Roseville Community Fund invites eligible, non-profit organizations to apply for up to $2,500 in grant money. This quarter’s applications are due by December 1.

The Community Fund is financed by Roseville’s share of profits from businesses that operate charitable gambling in the city.

Programs or activities that are eligible include:

  • Certified charitable organization.
  • Recognized program to benefit individu...
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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Shop with a Cop

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Roseville Police are partnering with Tubman Family Services for the annual Shop with a Cop event on Wednesday, December 6. Officers will take more than a dozen children on a holiday shopping spree at Target.

The weeks leading up to the season of gift giving can be a fun-filled time of year. But for some families it can also be a time of stress. RPD works with with Tubman Family Services to identify families who have worked with a Roseville family violence det...

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Posted on: October 22, 2017

Hands-Only CPR Class

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Roseville firefighters are offering free, hands-only cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes at 6:30 on selected Wednesdays each month through next spring. The next class is December 13.

Classes meet at the Roseville Fire Station, 2701 Lexington Ave. North. Firefighters will teach a two-step, hands-only CPR process.

Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops and can no longer pump blood to the brain or vital organs. Only about one in 10 su...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Upcoming Meetings and Events

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A list of upcoming meetings and events is included in the last News Update of the month. Meetings are at City Hall unless otherwise noted. This is not intended to be a complete list of meetings.

November 1 – Planning Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)November 2 – Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:00 p.m. at Fairview Community Center, 1910 West County Road B, videotaped to be played at a later dateNovember 6 &n...

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