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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Roseville’s State of the City

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Mayor Dan Roe presented Roseville’s State of the City address on Wednesday morning. Mayor Roe highlighted the accomplishments as well as challenges Roseville faces to maintain the city’s health and vibrancy.

In the video, Mayor Roe reviewed the city’s efforts to meet Roseville’s aspirations to strengthen our community.

Video of the presentation is below. Video and text of the Mayor’s speech is available at www.cityofroseville.com/...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Ramsey County Open House

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Ramsey County and the City of Roseville are working together to improve traffic safety conditions near Roseville Area High School. Residents are invited to learn more at a community open house on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

The open house will be held at Roseville Area High School, 1240 County Road B2 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Participants will hear about the county’s proposed improvements for the intersection at Lexington Ave. and County Road B2 and have an opportuni...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Learn to Make Maple Syrup

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Roseville Parks and Recreation invites you to Harriet Alexander Nature Center to learn the secret of making maple syrup. Join us on Saturday, February 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Sunday, March 1 from noon to 4 p.m.

You’ll get a hands-on experience tapping trees the traditional way. Participants will hear Native American stories and taste maple treats. No charge for this family-friendly outing. Open to all ages.The Nature Center is located at 2520 North Dal...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Finance Commission Openings

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The Roseville City Council is seeking applicants for two vacancies on the Finance Commission. Commissions serve as voluntary advisory boards to the City Council. The Application deadline is Tuesday, March 10.

The Finance Commission focuses on the budget process, financial policies, recommendations on funding strategies for the capital improvement plan and budget goals and objectives in such areas as local tax rate and spending targets. The commission meets the...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Early Voting at Roseville Library

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The presidential primary election will take place on Tuesday, March 3. Ramsey Count residents can vote early at the Ramsey County Library in Roseville and other early voting stations located throughout Ramsey County.

The Ramsey County Library in Roseville is located at 2180 Hamline Ave. Hours for early voting at the library are:• February 25-28: 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.• February 29: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.• March 2: 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.Visit rcelec...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Census 2020

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How do you divide $675 billion in federal tax dollars fairly across the nation? You start with an accurate census count of every person living in the United States.

One of the most important things you can do for Minnesota, and for Roseville, is to complete the 2020 Census. Every household will receive an invitation to complete the census in mid-March. The letter will include a web address, a unique Census ID Code an...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Celebrate Winter – Let’s Hygge

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Visit Roseville invites you to celebrate the beauty of winter. Join us for Let’s Hygge on Saturday, February 29 at Cedarholm Community Building, 2323 Hamline Ave. Roseville, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cost is $5.00 per person, and children under 3 get in free. Register on Visit Roseville’s Facebook page at Bit.ly/hygge2020.Hygge is a Danish term for a quality of coziness and comfortable friendliness that brings a feeling of contentment.Let&am...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Presidential Primary

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The Presidential Primary is on Tuesday, March 3. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. In the Presidential Primary, each major party specifies the names of candidates that will appear on the ballot.

Each party determine if an uncommitted option or write-in option is allowed. Voters will select whether they want to vote on the Democrat or Republican ticket, and that information is made available to the chairs of each major political party. How the vot...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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Install a carbon monoxide detector. It could save your life, and it’s the law. All homes in Minnesota must have CO detectors. Homeowners who do not have a CO detector could face liability charges.

Carbon monoxide is an odorless and colorless gas. The gas can build up to a toxic level if appliances are not maintained or a chimney is blocked or not properly vented.CO detectors can be battery powered or powered by plugging into an outlet or by wiring ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

City adds Hybrid Vehicle to Fleet

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Roseville Public Works continues to up its commitment to sustainability. The department recently acquired its first hybrid vehicle, a 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle).

The vehicle is being used by the Utility Superintendent and can be recharged by plugging it into an external source of electric power, as well as by its on-board engine and generator. It primarily performs as a pure electric vehicle unless the battery get...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Free Exterior Painting Help Available

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Does your home need exterior painting or maintenance? You may be eligible for free assistance. In October 2018, Metro Paint-A-Thon transitioned from the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches to Hearts & Hammers.

Hearts & Hammers’ mission is to provide exterior home improvement help for senior citizens, disabled adults and veterans.Each year, from June 1 to September 21, thousands of volunteers provide exterior painting and maintenance for homeowners...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Pet Licenses

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Vaccinate and register your pets. Pets in the City of Roseville must be licensed and have registration and vaccination tags secured to their collars. This makes it easier to return a lost pet to its rightful owner.

Unfortunately, many stray pets in Roseville are not licensed or do not have tags. Police officers have no way of knowing how to return a pet to its rightful owner. Stray pets that do not have tags or are not microchipped are taken to Saint Paul Animal Con...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Michelle Pietrick Named Finance Director

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Roseville City Manager Patrick Trudgeon has introduced veteran public finance professional Michelle Pietrick as the city’s new Finance Director. Pietrick comes to Roseville from the City of South St. Paul.

Pietrick replaces Chris Miller, who left the position to become Executive Director at LOGIS last fall.Pietrick brings a wealth of municipal finance experience to her new post with Roseville, including stops as Finance Director with St. Croix County, Senio...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Police Release 2019 Traffic Stop Data

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The Roseville Police Department has released its traffic stop data for 2019. This is the third year that Roseville Police have collected data on every stop as part of an ongoing initiative to increase transparency.

Starting in January 2017, Roseville officers began to record the following data on every traffic stop:• The reason for the traffic stop • Perceived race of the driver• Sex of the driver• Whether the driver was searched&...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Quilts Return to City Hall

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The artistry of quilting returns to City Hall. An exhibition of the Minnesota Contemporary Quilters 2019 challenge Songspiration will be on display through Friday, March 13, weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Songspiration features imaginative interpretations of songs that have inspire members. Whether they listen to jazz, classical, folk, rock or rap, these quilts highlight the inspiring role that music can have in our lives.Minnesota Contemporary Quilters Gu...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Online Police Reports

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The Roseville Police Department’s online crime reporting tool recently completed its first year on the job and initial reports are positive. The department launched the tool for residents to report non-emergency crimes.

The tool launched late in 2018 for filing reports on non-emergency crimes such as damage to property, theft, fraud and forgery, or harassment without a visit from an officer or a trip to the police station.For 2019, the first full year of available data, ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Hands-only CPR Class

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Roseville firefighters are offering free, hands-only cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The next class is scheduled for Wednesday, March 18.

The hour-long class meets at the Roseville Fire Station, 2701 Lexington Ave. Firefighters will teach an easy-to-learn hands-only CPR process.Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops and can no longer pump blood to the brain or vital organs. According to...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

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.

Meeting times and locations are subject to change. Contact the City of Roseville at 651-792-7001 if you have questions.

March 3 – Presidential Primary. Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.March 4 – Planning Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (C...

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