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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Special Meeting for 2022 Primary Election Canvass

Roseville Elections

There will be a Special City Council meeting Friday, August 12th at 12:00 p.m. to canvass the results of the Primary Election. Watch Meeting

The City of Roseville Primary Election was Tuesday, August 9. The General Election is Tuesday, November 8. 

View Initial Primary Election Results, as provided by the MN Secretary of State

Council Member Candidates (2 Seats):

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

New Roseville Fire Cadet Gains Valuable Experience

Ella DeVine

A new program at Roseville Fire is strengthening the pool of candidates to become professional fire fighters.

Ella DeVine is Roseville Fire’s first Fire Cadet to work with the City. Through the cadet program, DeVine will work with current fire fighters in the field, while attending courses to receive her Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and fire certific...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Healing Gardens Tour at Muriel Sahlin Arboretum

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Roseville Parks and Recreation, along with Ramsey County Master Gardeners is hosting a self-guided tour of the Healing Gardens at Muriel Sahlin Arboretum on Wednesday, August 10.

Enjoy the debut of the Healing Gardens on a self-guided tour along the pathways of the arboretum. Follow signs that describe how nature contributes to our mental and physical well-being.

Time & Location

Aug 10, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

UPDATE: Primary Election August 9


There will be a Special City Council meeting Friday, August 12th at 12:00 p.m. to canvass the results of the Primary Election. Watch Meeting

 Roseville residents can vote at any of the early voting locations throughout Ramsey County until August 8, including Ramsey County Library in Roseville: 2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville. 

Local Offices:

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Corey Yunke Wins 2022 MAGC Communicator of the Year Award


The Minnesota Association of Government Communicators (MAGC) named Roseville Community Relations Manager, Corey Yunke, Communicator of the Year at their annual Northern Lights awards ceremony.

This award recognizes individuals who have helped build public trust in government, whose work has gone well above and beyond the normal duties and responsibilities of their positions. Corey has been instrumental in building relationships in our community...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Lexington Ave In Bloom

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The power of flowers is on full display along Lexington Avenue again this year.

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Annual Water Quality Report Released

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires water suppliers to provide consumers with an annual report. The report details some of the levels of common contaminants, and indicates whether these substances are at dangerous or actionable levels.

Safe Drinking Water

Roseville Public Works Director Marc Culver leads the team in measuring these potential contaminants. They test the water in the City three-to-four times each year by collecting samples from residents’ homes. This year’s test showed ver...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Coming Soon: Food Scrap Pickup at your home


In an effort to make food scrap collection more accessible to all residents, Ramsey and Washington Counties are preparing to roll out a program that allows residents to throw out their food scraps directly into their trash.

This is going to be a big improvement,” says Ryan Johnson, Environmental Manager with the City of Roseville. “This new system will help the Roseville and Ramsey County to meet the goals that we have set forth in our solid waste master ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Home Improvement Loans for Roseville Residents

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Loans of up to $40,000 for interior or exterior improvements for single family homes and interior improvements for condominium and townhomes. The loan is repaid over 10 years at a 3% interest rate.

  • Interest Rate: 3%
  • Loan Amount: $10,000 - $40,000
  • Loan Term: Up to 10 years
  • Eligible Properties: 1-4 unit owner occupied properties, including condos, townhomes, mobile homes. Properties must be at least 25 years old and estimated value cannot exceed $326,590...
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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Roseville commissioner named notable leader in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


When done right, diversity, equity, and inclusion isn’t just one job on a team; it’s a mindset for the entire organization. Meet 18 Twin Cities-based executives who are raising the bar.

As a member of M Health Fairview’s community advancement team, Keith Allen is the link between the health system, BIPOC communities, and the company’s community partners to ensure people’s needs are met. Allen’s work has led to large-scale, free Covid-19 ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Mapping Prejudice in Ramsey County


On June 16, Mapping Prejudice and partner "Welcoming the Dear Neighbor?" Project at St. Catherine Univ. released a preliminary map of racially-discriminatory property covenants for Ramsey County. The map was developed through review of property records.

An example of a racially-discriminatory covenant included variations of the following language: 

The said premises shall not be sold, mortgaged, leased or occupied by any person or persons who are not members of the Caucasian race, but this shall ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Juneteenth Celebration - @ The ROG


Do Good Roseville is hosting its 5th Juneteenth event in Roseville.

This year, the group is partnering with the City of Roseville and M Health Fairview.

June 19th, 4-8pm 

Frank Rog Amphitheatre

About Juneteenth: 

Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, which gave freedom to a...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Crash Investigation – Larpenteur Avenue and Galtier Street


On June 15, 2022, at 8:32 p.m., officers were dispatched to Larpenteur Avenue and Galtier Street on a report of two pedestrians--a male and female--who had just been struck by a vehicle.

Officers responded and immediately provided emergency medical assistance.

The 47-year-old male and three-year-old female of St. Paul sustained significant injuries and were transported to the hospital in critical condition. Tragically, the three year old l...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Run for the Roses: Run, Roll or Volunteer!


We are looking forward to another fantastic race this summer with runners and walkers navigating their way through the streets and park trails of our beautiful Roseville community. This year’s event will be on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 7:55 a.m.

The 2022 Run for the Roses- 10K, 5K & Kids Fun Run is almost here! This outstanding community event would not be possible without the support of tremendous volunteers. 

This year we are actively seeking volunteers in the following areas:&n...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

World War II Vet Celebrates 100th Birthday on the Links

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It's safe to assume Rod Davies is one of Minnesota's oldest golfers. This week at Cedarholm Golf Course in Roseville, the longtime patron celebrated a very special birthday.

Davies turned 100 years old this week, and he's been golfing for the majority of that time.

Well, I've been golfing for 76 years, says Davies. "My intent to keep it up is, if I can-- if I'm able to-- that's really w...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Roseville Police Department to Host Gun Giveback Event

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Do you have a firearm in your home that you no longer want or know what to do with? On June 22, 2022, from 3-7 pm, the Roseville Police Department will be hosting a Gun Giveback event. This event is 100% optional and is for residents who may have inherite...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Matthew Johnson Named Roseville Parks and Recreation Director

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On June 3, 2022, Matthew Johnson will officially serve the City of Roseville as the new Parks and Recreation Director. Johnson will replace Lonnie Brokke, who recently announced his retirement after serving Roseville for 32 years.

Johnson has been with Roseville since 2013 and has held a variety of roles with the City. In 2018, Johnson was promoted to the Assistant Parks and Recreation Director.

Over the past four years, Matt has gained a thorough understanding of the Department’s o...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Free Kids Gardening Classes


Kids, grab an adult and join us for free gardening classes at the community orchard located at the Central Park Muriel Sahlin Arboretum. Learn what to plant and how to care for a garden, then enjoy the fruits of your labor.

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

City Releases All-Department Equity and Inclusion Report


The City released its 2021 All-Department Equity update to City Council at the regular Council meeting on Monday, May 23.

Each City department leader spoke about how their departments have focused on helping Roseville achieve its goal where, "the predictability of success is not based on race or ethnicity."

It takes hard work and consistency to get the results we wa...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Longtime Roseville Parks and Recreation Director set to retire

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Parks and Recreation Director Lonnie Brokke will retire after 32 years of service to the Roseville Community.

Brokke began his job with Roseville in 1990 as Roseville’s Park and Recreation Assistant Director and was promoted to Parks and Recreation Director in 2002. 

During his tenure, Brokke has made several notable accomplishments, from the con...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Public Meeting

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On Tuesday, May 24th, Public Works Environmental Manager Ryan Johnson will present the MS4 Update on storm water projects the City completed in 2021 and look to the future of 2022 and beyond.

The meeting will be held Tuesday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, during the Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission meeting. 

"Storm water and lakes are so important to Roseville’s Comprehensive Surface Water Manage...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Orange Cone Update: Road Construction in the City of Roseville


Most Minnesotans are aware of our two seasons – Snowplow Season and Construction Season. With winter behind us, here are some construction updates that might impact your drive-time or jogging route.

The City is replacing two areas of water mainline pipe this summer. Both have an expected construction schedule from May to the end of June.  

  • Lexington Avenue from County Road C to Woodhill Drive.
  • County Road B from Merrill Street to Lexington Ave...
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Posted on: May 9, 2022

City Solicits Request for Proposals for Community-Wide Visioning Process

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The City of Roseville, Minnesota invites proposals from qualified consultants to conduct a community-wide visioning process.

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Roseville Explorer Program Accepting New Registrations


The City of Roseville is expanding it's Fire explorer program, and invites all those interested in a career in emergency medical services, to find out more!

This is where I got my passion in firefighting," says Reilly Keenan, a Roseville fire fighter. "I always thought I wanted to be a fire fighter, but the explorer program, being out with the crews and training, that's what solidified it f...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

City declares May 11-15 National Police Week


To honor the efforts of The Roseville Police Department, City Council proclaimed May 11-15 to be National Police Week, and May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day.

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Embedded Social Workers Join RPD’s Community Action Team


Similar to a model initiated in Maplewood in April of 2021, Roseville now has a Ramsey County Social Worker onsite in the Roseville Police Department, with another social worker expected to start in May of 2022.

Nicole Paradise joined Roseville Police in January 2021 as the first Embedded Social Worker (ESW) in the department. Nicole brings more than 15 years of social service experience and is already a tremendous asset to the team. Nicole spends a significant a...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

City of Roseville Supports “No Mow May”


On Monday, April 25, City Council supported a council member-initiated item to support residents who wish to participate in “No Mow May.” Local ordinances pertaining to lawn maintenance are temporarily suspended until June 1.

No Mow May is a community initiative, started almost a decade ago in the United Kingdom. The program encourages property owners to limit lawn mowing practices during the month of May to provide early season foraging resources for pollinators that emerge i...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Roseville Fire Ramps Up Emergency Services

Roseville Fire Ramps Up Emergency Services

All of the pieces are starting to come together for a first-in-the-state approach to advanced life support. This spring, the City of Roseville Fire Department began “phase three” of services that they can provide during critical and life-saving moments.

What is Advanced Life Support (ALS)?

Advanced Life Support, or ALS, is basically a set of tools that Roseville Fire paramedics have at their disposal—from medications to equipment. These new tools are expected to improve the outcomes of serious incidents w...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Mosquito Control Activity to Begin Around Roseville

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Metropolitan Mosquito Control District has just begun its season. Residents may see trucks, helicopters, or staff with identifiable “Mosquito Control” apparel in neighborhoods and parks.

Every spring after the snow melts and as temperatures rise, mosquito larvae is found in ponds and wetlands around the Twin Cities. The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District (MMCD) will be conducting surveillance and treatment activities in Roseville to r...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

City Appoints Three New Commissioners


Roseville City Council appointed three new residents to fill various commission vacancies. The new commissioners will serve three-year terms, beginning April 1.

The three new City Commissioners for the Finance, Parks and Recreation and Public Works Environment and Transportation (PWET) commissions may come from many different experiences, but their desire to serve their community is bringing them together. &n...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Roseville Police respond to shooting near Lake Owasso


At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, Roseville Police officers responded to a call involving multiple shots being fired.

Upon arrival, the suspect continued to shoot at officers and neighboring homes, striking an officer. The suspect was taken into custody. The officer and suspect were transferred for medical treatment. This incident is being investigated by the Bureau of C...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Council approves new precinct maps


As part of the state-wide redistricting done by the State of Minnesota every ten years, the City established new precinct boundaries and polling places at its March 21 City Council meeting.

The revised precinct map adds one more precinct to the City of Roseville.

Staff worked with Ramsey County to identify polling locations for each of the 11 precincts in accordance with the guidelines set up by the state to ensure citizens have equi...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Pathways to Policing Program Diversifies RPD

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For many years, the Roseville Police Department has intentionally worked toward building a department that reflects the community it serves. The Pathways to Policing program is one of several proactive talent recruitment measures.

In August of 2021, and again in November, RPD promoted two of the first Pathways to Policing participants to licensed Minnesota Peace Officers - Officer Liz Peterson and Officer Abdi Warsame. The Pathways to Policing program is funded through a grant with...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Accelerated Emerald Ash Borer program moves forward

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As the contractor prepares to begin the accelerated removal program for Emerald Ash Borer, you are invited to participate in a community conversation: Mar 29, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall.

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

City Welcomes Minnesota Contemporary Quilters Exhibit


Through April, the Minnesota Contemporary Quilters will share their labors of love with the community. You can stop by to see these works of art Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A lot of groups slowed down the last few years because of COVID, but not so for the Minnesota Contemporary Quilters group. 

When we all had to be in our homes, many people had to spend much more time at home, says group member Wynn Martin. "W...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Ending Human Trafficking: Education, Enforcement and Off-ramping


In an ongoing effort to ensure that city proclamations are backed by concrete action and resource support, the City of Roseville wishes to highlight renewed efforts to bring awareness to human trafficking in the city, and beyond.

These approaches are championed by the Roseville Police Department and take a victim-centered approach to the enforcement of human trafficking. Roseville Police Sex Crimes Detective and the Roseville Police Community Action Team (CAT) continue to investig...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Mayor, Council present "State of the City" address

Mayor, Council deliver Roseville State of the City Address

In this year’s State of the City Address, Mayor Dan Roe, City Council members, and City of Roseville staff co-created a video presentation that reviews the work of the City through our long-held community aspirations.

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Q&A with Fire Chief David Brosnahan


Chief David Brosnahan has been the head of Roseville Fire since June, 2021. We caught up with him to talk about his favorite part of being a fire fighter, and why you [probably] won’t see him in a bouncy house any time soon.

What made you want to become a firefighter? 

Chief Brosnahan: I started with the Roseville fire department back in 2003 as a paid on-call firefighter. I was a sophomore in college at Hamline University and actually at the time, I wanted to be a jo...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Ramsey County is offering housing payment assistance

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The Ramsey County Homeownership Preservation Program (RCHPP) assists homeowners at 80% area median income (AMI) or below in suburban Ramsey County (excluding the City of St. Paul) with past due housing payments due to COVID-19 related financial issues.

Eligible payments include mortgage, homeownership association (HOA) dues, water bills, homeowner’s insurance and property taxes. Expenses must have occurred after January 23, 2020. Total amount awarded cannot exceed $35,000. Residents can call th...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

Wild's Matt Dumba hosts kids at Roseville's Guidant John Rose MNOVAL for Hockey Without Limits

Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba, center, encourages kids at The OVAL in Roseville.

Matt Dumba sported a big smile Monday morning as he sauntered onto the ice at the Guidant John Rose Minnesota Oval in Roseville for his annual Hockey Without Limits Camp.

It might be the only positive thing to come out of him missing crucial playing time.

“This is an awesome way to spend the day,” Dumba said. “To be out here with the kids and see the smiles on their faces makes it all worth it....

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

THREE openings for City of Roseville Commissioner vacancies

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If you’re looking to make a positive change in Roseville, then we encourage you to apply to serve as a City of Roseville Commissioner.

Commissioners serve as advisors to our City Council and City staff. With 7 commissions to choose from, there is a good chance that of finding a commission that will be a good fit for your passions and talents.

Don't Delay - The City Needs You!

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

City Council Approves Conversion Therapy Ban


In a unanimous decision November 8, City of Roseville council members voted to ban “conversion therapy” within the city.

In a unanimous decision November 8, City of Roseville council members voted to ban conversion therapy within the city.

Conversion therapy is a practice used to try to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. It is most often practiced on mi...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Roseville is Open to Business

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If one of your resolutions in 2022 is to improve your business or get your business idea off the ground, the City of Roseville and Ramsey County are offering their expertise to you.

Noah Her is a business advisor for the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers Open to Business program through Ramsey County. Open to Business provides free, confidential business counseling to current and prospective entrepreneurs. Comi...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Roseville Receives Award for Innovative Drainage Ditch Improvement Project

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In redeveloping the Twin Lakes area near the newly built Oasis apartment development (West of Snelling Avenue), the City wanted to improve the area aesthetically, environmentally, and for safety reasons. That’s why they created an underground pipe for dra...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Looking Back: Roseville Police Department’s First “Policewoman”

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In 1961, female police officers represented roughly 2% of all police officers nationwide. This is the year that Roseville Police Officer Audrey Trudeau Sutherland was promoted to the position of “Policewoman.”

Officer Sutherland started her career as a Police Clerk in 1957. At this time, the Roseville Police Department consisted of 8 part-time officers and the headquarters was located in a Roseville basement. Sadly, retired Officer Trudeau passed in 2021 at the...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

2022 City Budget Finalized and Approved

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On December 6, Roseville City Council adopted the 2022 budget. The $58.1 million budget is supported by $24.8 million in property tax revenues and is the result of a months-long process that started in April, 2021.

City Manager Pat Trudgeon is pleased with the collaborative efforts involved in the creation of this year’s budget proposal. 

I appreciate the effort of the public and council for taking a look at this budget from a holistic perspective,” Trudgeon...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

City of Roseville hosts legislators to tour MN OVAL for funding proposal

The committee is responsible for approving funding for outdated infrastructure at MN OVAL.

This week, state lawmakers from the House Capital Investment Committee toured The MN OVAL to learn more about a bonding proposal to fund essential upgrades trimmed from the 2019/2020 bonding bill.

The request includes financing for aging infrastructure and renovations to bathroom facilities that will improve access and accessibility.

Because of legislative support, $3.9 million was included in the 2020 bonding bull for repairs to the MN OVAL.

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

The History of Black Health and Wellness: Improving Health Care Equity in Roseville

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This year, the focus of Black History Month centers around the theme of Black Health and Wellness, and it could not come at a more appropriate time. Many of the city’s residents look forward after more than two years of the Covid-19 pandemic that has made...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

City Council recognizes February as Black History Month in the City of Roseville


The City of Roseville celebrates Black History Month as an opportunity to uplift the stories and achievements of Black Americans who have influenced systemic change.

The City of Roseville City Council voted unanimously to recognize February 2022 as Black History Month in the City of Roseville. 

"The City of Roseville celebrates Black History Month as an opportunity to uplift the stories and achievements o...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

City of Roseville Continues Work to Rename City Park

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At its January 31 meeting, Roseville City Council offered input to the Parks and Rec Commission on renaming Pocahontas Park to better reflect aspects of the City. The Commission began looking into the issue after residents raised concerns over the issue.

City policy states that City Parks be named after natural habitat, geographic location or appropriate nondescript terminology, such as acronyms or the joining of two words, names or activities. Only under “certain and exceptional circumstances” will consi...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

More Than Just a Summer Job: Apply with City of Roseville


Roseville Parks and Recreation Commissioner Greg Hoag encourages young people to consider working for a parks and recreation department, not just for the paycheck, but also as the first step into a rewarding career.

I would not be where I am at today if it weren’t for my first job at the City of Roseville,” claims Greg Hoag, a Roseville Parks and Recreation Commissioner and current manager of a neighboring parks and recreation department. Hoag sta...

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