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Posted on: May 22, 2020

City Council to Host Special Meeting

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The Roseville City Council will host a special meeting on Tuesday, May 26, at 3:00 p.m. to consider adopting a resolution approving temporary waivers for outdoor restaurant seating and drive-in religious services.

The meeting will be hosted virtually on the ZOOM webinar platform and streamed live at www.cityofroseville.com/webstreaming. It will also air live on Comcast Channel 16 to Roseville cable subscribers.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Business Council Webinar: Legislative Recap

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Join the Roseville Business Council via webinar on Wednesday, May 27 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. for a wrap-up of the 2020 legislative session from State Senators and State Representatives.

The webinar will feature a recap of the 2020 legislative session, a discussion about how new laws could affect the business community, and insights on the special session coming up in June. Representative Jamie Becker-Finn, Representative Alice Hausman, S...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

WaterFest 2020 Cancelled

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The annual Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District (RWMWD) WaterFest celebration of clean lakes scheduled for Saturday, May 30, has been cancelled.

Each year, RWMWD sponsors an event to raise awareness about the activities in our neighborhoods and the impact those activities can have on the health of local lakes, streams and wetlands.

Even though WaterFest has been cancelled this year, the City of Ros...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Minnesota GreenCorps Hiring

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Minnesota GreenCorps is seeking applicants. Coordinated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota GreenCorps is looking for individuals to serve in local governments, including the City of Roseville.

Roseville is looking for a person interested in addressing the reduction of greenhouse gases. Projects may include being involved in the city’s Partners in Energy application, researching future solar installations, starting a building energy be...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Census Reminder

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Congratulations, Roseville! Nearly 80 percent of residents have already completed the 2020 US Census. For those who have not, there is still time. Anyone can complete the census by visiting my2020census.gov.

The 2020 Census can also be completed by calling 1-844-330-2020 to respond in English or 1-844-468-2020 to respond in Spanish.

Because of COVID-19, the US Census Bureau has extended the deadline to complete the census to July 31. If your household has not ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

License Center, Passport Center Resuming Operations

License Center

The Roseville License Center and Passport Center are set to resume operations on Monday, May 18, on an appointment-only basis. City Hall and other city buildings will remain closed to the public for the time being.

The Roseville License Center will resume processing Driver’s License applications, Motor Vehicle transactions and DNR/Fish and Game applications. Appointments can only be made through its online appointment scheduling tool beginning Friday, May ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Farmers Market Opens in Roseville

Farmers Market

The Saint Paul Farmers Market in Roseville is open. The market, located at 2131 Fairview Ave., is open Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon. The Farmers Market has taken measures to keep customers, vendors and foods safe.

Vendors are required to wear masks and customers are asked to wear them as well. Hand-washing stations will be set up throughout the market, and sterile gloves will be available upon request. Physical barriers will be in place to separate vendors, staff a...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

City Congratulates High School Seniors

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The City Council sent a message of congratulations to graduating seniors at its council meeting on Monday, May 18. The Council passed three proclamations declaring June 1, 2020, “High School Senior Recognition Day."

The proclamations recognized more than 1,600 graduates from the Mounds View Area Learning Center, Irondale High School, Mounds View High School, Mounds View Reach Transition Program, Roseville Area High School, Fairview Alternative High School, Roseville ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Grants Available for Non-Profits

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The Suburban Ramsey Emergency Coalition is seeking grant proposals from non-profit organizations that assist the most vulnerable and under-served populations within the Mounds View and Roseville Area School Districts.

Grant proposals must address the immediate needs of those who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The current areas of focus for grants are food insecurity and housing instability for those at risk of eviction, foreclosure or homelessness.

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

City Announces Event Cancellations

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The City of Roseville has cancelled its annual Rosefest celebration for 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The cancellations are part of the Parks and Recreation Department’s updated summer operations plan.

Included in the announced cancellations are the city’s popular 4th of July Party in the Park and fireworks show over Bennett Lake on Saturday, July 4 as well as the Run and Roll for the Roses on Saturday, June 27, and the Rose Parade on Monday, ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

HHW Mobile Collection Site Open

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Where do you get rid of old fertilizer? What do you do with unwanted paint or pesticides? Drop it off contact-free at a Ramsey County household hazardous waste (HHW) collection site.

Hazardous waste, including fluorescent lights and mercury vapor lamps, mercury thermostats and switches, old gasoline, paint, lead paint chips, solvents, pesticides, antifreeze, motor oil and filters, cell phones, propane tanks, or any products labeled po...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Prevent Theft from Auto

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Roseville Police say they are receiving an increase in reports of thefts from automobiles, and that the vehicles are frequently parked in a driveway and left unlocked.

Theft from automobiles is generally a crime of opportunity. Thieves don’t want to draw attention to themselves so they are looking for unlocked vehicles. No matter where you are parked or whether you are just running a quick errand, close the su...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Garage Sales in Roseville

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There are no restrictions on having a garage sale at this time. Please conduct sales in a safe manner, with customers and sellers wearing masks and having plenty of space so customers can practice social distancing.

Please visit the Minnesota Department of Health’s website at health.state.mn.us for additional information

•    Each residence may hold up to three garage sales per year

•    Sales may...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Filing for City Council Begins May 19

Filing for Office

Two Roseville City Council seats will be up for election this year. Filing for office will be open from May 19 until June 2. A candidate is required to pay a $5 filing fee or file a nominating petition.

Qualifications to run for office include:

  • Eligible voter in the City of Roseville;
  • 21 years of age or older upon assuming office; and
  • Resident of the city for at least 30 days before general election.

Contact Ramsey County at 651-266-2171 or elections@co.rams...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

City Cancels Three May Commission Meetings

Roseville Commissions

The City of Roseville announced that it has cancelled three May Commission meetings – Finance; Human Rights, Inclusion and Engagement (HRIEC); and Public Works, Environment and Transportation (PWET).

The city plans to hold the three commission meetings on their regularly scheduled dates in June. The Finance Commission is next scheduled to meet on Tuesday, June 9; HRIEC on Wednesday, June 17; and PWET on Tuesday, June 23.

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Virtual Home Energy Squad Visits

Home Energy Squad

How energy efficient is your home? Roseville residents can find out with a free, virtual Home Energy Squad visit. Energy experts will help you discover low-cost ways to reduce energy usage in your home.

Visit www.mncee.org/home-energy-squad or call 651-328-6220 to sign up for a virtual consultation.

The free, virtual visits take from one to two hours. Participants complete a pre-visit questionnaire, letting the energy experts learn about the homeowner&...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

May is Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month

This May, the City of Roseville is recognizing Building Safety Month by participating in the International Code Council’s 40th annual event. This year’s campaign is “Safer Buildings, Safer Communities, Safer World.”

The campaign highlights the importance of building codes for providing a strong and resilient built environment.

Homes and buildings that are built in compliance with building safety codes, and the officials who enforce the codes like those in Roseville&am...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Compost Available

Compost Delivery

Roseville residents can pick up free compost from the bins in front of Roseville’s Leaf Recycling Center on Dale St., south of County Road C. This nutrient-rich compost will boost soil and help your garden.

The City of Roseville will deliver up to six cubic yards of compost to homes in Roseville for a delivery charge of $40 per load. Deliveries will be made on Fridays. Deliveries can be scheduled online at www.cityofroseville.com/delivery or by calling 651-7...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Shredding Day Postponed

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Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Roseville’s Shredding Day, a day where residents can bring personal paperwork to be safely shredded, has been postponed until Saturday, September 12.

If you can’t wait to shred paperwork, contact RamseyRecycles.com or call 651-633-EASY (3279) for information about other options. Please visit www.cityofroseville.com or call 651-792-7004 if you have additional questions.

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Roseville Extends Local Emergency

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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 ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Roseville to Continue Virtual Meetings into May

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In an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and protect the public, City Council members, Commissioners and staff, the City of Roseville will conduct City Council and Commission meetings virtually into May.

To date, these upcoming virtual meetings included City Council meetings on May 4, 11 and 18; the Parks and Recreation Commission meeting on May 5; and the Variance Board and Planning Commission on May 6.

Additional May commission meetings may also be held ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

City Buildings and Facilities to Remain Closed

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City of Roseville buildings and facilities will remained temporarily closed to the public until further notice in order to align with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s modified stay-at-home order of April 30.

Conditions in Minnesota surround the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic continue to be dynamic. As the situation evolves and when appropriate, the City of Roseville will employ a phased reopening strategy based upon guidance from state health officials.

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

City to Provide Fee Relief due to COVID-19 Pandemic

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The City Council voted to adopt several measures aimed at providing relief to residents and local business during its April 20 meeting, including a waiver of utility late fees and business license fee reductions.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on residents and businesses, the City Council has instructed city staff to waive the standard 10 percent late fee for utility bills due on March 31, April 30, and May 31, 2020 and not paid 10 days after the due ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Help for Businesses

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The City of Roseville has compiled the following information for businesses to help answer questions and assist those seeking help accessing services and resources, including recovery, tax relief, and loan options.

Coronavirus Survey for Roseville Businesses

Note: Please review our guidance on the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order 20-20 to determine if your business can remain open or must close. 

Governor Tim Walz has issued Executive Order 20-5...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Information and Resources

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The City of Roseville has compiled the following information for residents and students to help answer questions and assist those seeking help accessing services and resources.

For concerns about broadband or telephone activity, the Federal Communications Commission has put together resources aimed at keeping Americans connected:

Whether you’re a student, or a parent of a stud...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

COVID-19 News Release Archive

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The City of Roseville, working closely with county and state officials, continues to proactively monitor the status of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Ramsey County for any potential implications for our community.

Throughout the pandemic, the city has released several news updates of community interest, which have been aggregated below.

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Roseville and The Sheridan Story Add Distribution Site

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The City of Roseville and The Sheridan Story are adding a temporary foos distribution site for anyone in need. Food bags will be available on Friday, May 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Unity Park, 1716 Marion Street.

Anyone who may be struggling with food insecurity is encouraged to pick up a bag of food. 

The Sheridan Story will provide 330 food bags. Each food bag contains approximately four meals and is packaged and ready to go. Food bags will be tailored t...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Roseville Partners with The Sheridan Story

Sheridan Story Donation

The City of Roseville has teamed up with The Sheridan Story to provide free, nutritious food to families in the community to ensure that area youth have food during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

The Sheridan Story has provided the city with 330 five-pound food bags. Each food bag contains approximately four meals and is packaged and ready to go. This initial delivery comprises more than 1,260 meals and The Sheridan Story will make sure supplies a...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Upcoming Meetings and Events

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A list of upcoming meetings is included in the last News Update of the month. Meeting times and locations are subject to change. Contact the City of Roseville at 651-792-7001 if you have questions.

May 4 – City Council meets at 6:00 p.m. (Ch. 16) Virtual meetingMay 5 – Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16) Virtual meetingMay 6 – Variance Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Virtual meetingMay 6 – Pla...

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