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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Helping our Community Heal

RAS Conversation

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd and widespread discussions about safety in schools, Roseville Area Schools (RAS) is presenting a series of restorative circle sessions to help our community heal.

The community conversations are being conducted in partnership with the Minnesota Humanities Center and the City of Roseville to promote building, promoting and ensuring wellness and supportive schools.

Join us on July 15, July 22 and July 29 from 6:00 to ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Help Maintain Roseville Parks

NRR Volunteers

Make an impact on Roseville parks and natural resources. Roseville is looking for volunteers to join us on Saturday, July 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to pull celandine poppy at Reservoir Woods Park.

Please bring gloves and a water bottle. Long pants and sturdy shoes or boots are recommended. Volunteers are required to wear gloves when pulling celandine poppy as the golden sap can irritate the skin.

Each month, Roseville hosts a volunteer opportunity a...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Catch the Puppet Wagon in Central Park

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Catch the Puppet Wagon live and in person! In addition to online performances, the Puppet Wagon is offering live shows at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre in Central Park at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays from July 15 to August 19.

The Puppet Wagon performers will present short, family-friendly performances of classic fairy tales at the amphitheater. Can’t make it in person, don’t worry. Shows will be released online Fridays through August 21 at 10:30 a.m. at www...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Register to Vote

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The City of Roseville encourages anyone who has not registered to vote to do so by July 21 to speed up voting during the August 11 Primary Election. Voting is much quicker if you pre-register.

Registering is easy. Complete a voter registration application online at mnvotes.org or call 651-266-2171 and an application will be mailed to you. Online registration options are available in English, Amharic, Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Lao, Oromo, Russian, ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Environmental Sustainability Efforts

Green Step Block

The City of Roseville has become a Step 4 city in the Minnesota GreenStep program. Roseville is one of 140 cities and tribal nations participating in the 10-year-old challenge, assistance, and recognition program.

“This award shows community members and other cities across Minnesota that the City of Roseville is taking great steps in the direction of energy and resource conservation and innovation,” said Ryan Johnson, Environmental Specialist an...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Making Roseville More Pedestrian Friendly

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Your safety is our priority. This summer the City of Roseville is rehabilitating and constructing more than a mile of pathways to improve pedestrian safety and to connect neighborhoods.

Projects include:

  • Central Park – New 8’ bituminous pathway over the existing pathway near the Legion 9 Ballfield
  • Willow Pond Park - Resurface pathway on the west side of Willow Pond
  • Central Park - Resurface two pathways from Victoria Ball...
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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Keeping Kids and Pets Safe

Hot Dog

Roseville Police remind you to not leave your child or pet unattended inside a vehicle, even if you’re just stopping for a minute. The temperature inside of a car is generally hotter than outside temperatures.

On an 80º F day, the inside of a car can exceed 115º in about 30 minutes. At that temperature a person or pet could quickly succumb to heat stroke.

According to the Safe Kids Campaign, children are more vulnerable to heat because a child&...

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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

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

Live at the Rog

Somali Museam Dance

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: 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 Civic Campus Master Plan

Civic Campus

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

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

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: June 17, 2020

City Extends Utility Fee Relief

Covid fee relief

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

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: 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

Covid Info

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.

Ramsey County provides information and links to apply for emergency assistance for cash, SNAP, child care, health care and financial assistance. Information is available in English, Hmong, Spanish, Somali and Karen.

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

COVID-19 News Release Archive

City Hall

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

City Flags

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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