The Roseville City Council extended the City of Roseville’s period of local emergency declaration due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic during its Monday, May 11 meeting.
Under the adopted declaration, the city’s local emergency will remain in place until the State of Minnesota peacetime state emergency declaration is rescinded and the City Council adopts a resolution rescinding the local emergency.
Mayor Dan Roe issued Roseville’s initial declaration of local emergency related to the pandemic during the Roseville City Council’s March 16 meeting. The City Council then passed a resolution extending the local emergency eight weeks to Friday, May 15.
The power to declare a local emergency is granted under Minn. Stat. § 12.29. The declaration of local emergency provides streamlined regulations for logistics coordination and prepares for the possibility of federal and state reimbursement of emergency costs.