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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Virtual City Meetings to Continue in July

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Roseville will continue holding City Council, Commission and Board meetings virtually into July. All virtual city meetings are held on the ZOOM Webinar platform.

Confirmed July virtual meeting include the Police Civil Service Commission and Planning Commission meetings on July 1, the City Council meeting on July 13, the Finance Commission meeting on July 14, and the Human Rights, Inclusion and Engagement Commissio...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Roseville Civic Campus Master Plan

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The City of Roseville needs your input. The city is seeking feedback from residents to help finalize recommendations to a master plan for Roseville’s civic campus at the corner of County Road C and Lexington Ave.

The plan will also include recommendations for the adjacent Lexington Shops mall at the corner of Lexington Ave. and Woodhill Dr., which was acquired by the city in 2017.

The need for city services and the space required to support them has grown steadily ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Ramsey County Emergency Notifications

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Lost child, chemical spill, tornado…we want to reach you. The City of Roseville partners with the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office to provide county-wide community alerts and notifications in emergencies.

The program sends geographically targeted communications during critical incidents.

The emergency system uses your address to send targeted messages. The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department manages a nationally compiled database specific for our c...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Temporary Rosegate Road Closure

Rosegate Closure

Beginning Monday, July 6, Rosegate under I-35W will be closed for bridge construction through the fall of 2020. Drivers will be detoured around the closure by using Cleveland Ave., County Road B2 and Long Lake Road.

Please visit mndot.gov/metro/projects/35wnorthmnpass or contact Ashley Osteraas, I-35W North MnPASS Project staff at info@35wnorthmnpass.com or 651-800-4965 if you have questions.

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Roseville in Bloom

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Visit Roseville has commissioned 20 Minnesota artists to create unique, rose statues that show the best of Roseville. The rose statues, will be on display at outdoor public spaces in Roseville through October.

We encourage everyone to get out and explore Roseville. The 6-foot tall roses are located in local parks and area businesses.

One of the goals for the project was to highlight artists whose work represents Minnesota’s cultural diversity. Artist S...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Inline and Skate Park Open

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The City of Roseville is pleased to announce that it is opening more facilities in the community. The Inline and Skate Park at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL, 2661 Civic Center Drive, opened June 30 and is ready for use.

The Skate Park is generally open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily, and from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays. Visit www.cityofroseville.com/OVAL or call 651-792-7191 to confirm skating times. 

Guests are requested to wear face masks when fe...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Puppet Wagon Online

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Kids, catch a free online Puppet Wagon show. The Puppet Wagon is presenting short, family-friendly performances of classic fairy tales on Fridays through August 20. A new show will be released every Friday at 10:30 a.m.

The weekly show can be found online at www.cityofroseville.com/2478/Puppet-Wagon

The Puppet Wagon has been providing summer entertainment at local parks for more than 30 years, bringing families and kids together for free family entertainment, a...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Live at the Rog

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Music lovers, we are excited to announce that free music is back at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre. Join us at Roseville Central Park, at the corner of Lexington Ave and County Road C.

We offer free music on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and on Sundays, we offer music, dance, theater and storytelling from around the world. Visit www.cityofroseville.com/liverog for more information on dates and performers.

To protect the health and safety of ou...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

City Offices Closed July 3

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Roseville city offices, including the License Center, will be closed on Friday, July 3, in celebration of Independence Day. Roseville Police and Fire remain on duty.

Recycling and garbage service will be not be affected by the holiday.

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Safety First with Fireworks

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It’s tradition - fireworks on the Fourth of July. However, fireworks can bring danger. Most fireworks injuries occur in June and July, and the most common fireworks injuries are to children and teens being burned.

Non-explosive and non-aerial fireworks, including sparklers, snakes, poppers, cones and tubes that emit sparks, are legal in Roseville, but may not be used on public property. Purchasers must be 18 years or older. Explosive and aerial fireworks, including...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

City Extends Utility Fee Relief

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The Roseville City Council voted to extend a waiver of utility late fees during its Monday, June 8 City Council meeting an additional three months to included bills due in June, July and August.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on residents, the City Council has instructed city staff to waive the late fee for utility bills due on June 30, July 31, and August 31, 2020.

The city will continue to accept partial payments and emphasized that...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Parks and Recreation Activities Increase

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Over the past several weeks, Roseville Parks and Recreation has been excited to launch many COVID-safe programs and reopen services to help keep residents active and engaged in their community.

This week marked the kick off for Camp CARE daycamp, Kicker and Slugger Sports programs, Nature Center camps, tennis lessons, ice skating, dancing and more. Several hundred residents are currently enrolled in the programs, which will be offered throughout...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Annual Drinking Water Report Available

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Safe drinking water is essential. Roseville is proud of the water it supplies. It consistently meets US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Minnesota Department of Health regulations governing drinking water.

The EPA requires water suppliers to provide an annual drinking water report to customers. This report helps customers understand drinking water and heighten awareness of the need to protect this precious resource.

Roseville’s 2019 water report is...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Absentee Voting for Primary Election

Absentee Voting

Absentee voting for the 2020 primary began on Friday, June 26. To minimize direct contact with others, Ramsey County is encouraging voters to vote by mail. All Minnesota voters are eligible to vote by mail.

Voting absentee is easy to do, as long as you plan ahead. A voter must have a registered voter serve as a witness for a ballot to be accepted. 

Voters can apply for ballot online at mnvotes.org or call 651-266-2171 and an application will be sent ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Multicultural Advisory Committee

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The Roseville Police Department is seeking applicants for a Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC), a newly created committee to help the Police Department's outreach and racial equity efforts.

The Police Department is looking for culturally, educationally and professionally diverse community members with strong connections and commitment to Roseville. MAC meetings will be an opportunity for police and MAC members to discuss community concerns, ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Fourth of July Celebration Cancelled

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It is with great reluctance that the City of Roseville has cancelled the 2020 Fourth of July celebration at Central Park, including the fireworks display. We are sorry for any disruption to plans this decision may cause.

We look forward to welcoming everyone to the celebration in 2021.

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Night to Unite Postponed

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Night to Unite is a great opportunity to celebrate and strengthen Roseville neighborhoods. Typically held on the first Tuesday in August, Night to Unite has been rescheduled for October 6, 2020.

To register your block party or to learn more about Night to Unite, please visit www.cityofroseville.com/NightToUnite or contact Community Relations Coordinator Corey Yunke at 651-792-7209 or corey.yunke@cityofroseville.com.

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Parks and Recreation Offers Modified Summer Programs

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Parks and Recreation has announced an exciting slate of social-distancing safe recreational programs for this summer. Programs include skating lessons, day camps, youth sports, golf, nature programming and more.

All activities have been developed to specifically comply with Minnesota Department of Health the Guidelines for Social Distancing in Youth and Student Programs and Guidance for Social Distancing in Youth Athletics.

Each program has a safety sheet on its w...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

What’s Open/What’s Closed

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The city has created a webpage with information about events, facilities, meetings, programs and services. The page provides details about changes to meetings or activities or when a decision will be made about any changes.

Visit www.cityofroseville.com and click the “What’s Open and What’s Closed at the City” link on the homepage for the most up-to-date information.

Phase I of the state’s COVID-19 response, Stay Safe MN, bega...

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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 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.

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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: May 26, 2020

City Council Approves Special Meeting Resolution

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The City Council adopted a resolution Tuesday approving temporary waivers to certain City Code requirements to allow restaurants greater flexibility for outdoor seating and to allow drive-in religious services.

The resolution was adopted in response to Phase II of Governor Time Walz’s Stay Safe MN plan announced Wednesday, May 20 and is designed to further aid in the support and recovery of local businesses and faith organizations.

Phase II allows for b...

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Posted on: June 23, 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.

July meetings may be conducted virtually through the Zoom webinar platform. Please visit www.cityofroseville.com to confirm meeting locations. Members of the public who wish to comment during virtual meetings will be asked to join the meeting through Zoom...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

COVID 19 Program and Facilities Updates

Parks and Recreation programs and facilities impacted by COVID-19.

Roseville Parks and Recreation is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our participants, staff and community as a whole. Below are modifications that are in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Summer Program Offerings

This summer, Parks and Recreation will be offering numerous modified or new recreational programs to provide safe, planned recreational opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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