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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Proposed Code Change Feedback Requested

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The Roseville City Council is seeking feedback from residents regarding changes to Chapter 407 of the City Code – Nuisances. These changes may alter what can be stored on private property in the city.

The proposed changes can be viewed on the city’s website at www.cityofroseville.com/nuisance.

To provide feedback or for questions or concerns about the proposed changes, please contact City Codes Coordinator David Englund at 651-792-7087 or david.en...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Leaf Recycling Center Now Open

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The spring cleanup is about to begin, but what to do with the old leaves? You can add them to the backyard compost bin, or Roseville residents can drop them off at the city’s leaf compost site.

The compost site is located on Dale Street, south of County Road C, and is open to residents from March 28 to May 5. Only leaves are accepted at this location. Please dump your leaves and remove any bags.

Hours are:

  • Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 ...
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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Help Plant a Forest


Roseville - are you up to a challenge? On April 15, the City of Roseville is planting more than 2,000 native plant and tree seedlings. But we can’t do it without you.

Rally your friends, families, co-workers, and neighbors and help plant a legacy. Roseville is looking for 60 volunteers to help plant trees in Langton Lake Park as part of Roseville’s natural resources renewal project.

Join the team on Saturday, Apri...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Cedarholm Open for the Season

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Time to hit the links. Roseville’s Cedarholm Golf Course is opened for the season. The nine-hole, par-three course, located at 2323 Hamline Ave., offers an exciting golf challenge.

Open golfing and youth, lady, senior and evening leagues are available. The club house has a pro shop and concessions and includes a meeting room that can be rented for special events.

For more information or to reserve tee times, visit www.cityofroseville...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

City Council Appoints Commission Members

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Congratulations to eight Roseville residents. The Roseville City Council appointed them to several commissions at its March 13 meeting. Commission members are volunteers and serve as advisors to the City Council.

Malcolm McRoberts was appointed to the Finance Commission.  The Finance Commission provides input to the budget process, financial policies, recommendations on funding strategies for the capital improvement plan and budget goals and objectives.


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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Unwanted Solicitations


City of Roseville staff often get complaints from homeowners who have door-to-door salespeople pressuring them to buy products or services. In the springtime, the number of complaints tend to rise.

Resident complaints usually are about salespeople trying to sell lawn services, tree trimming or other landscaping projects. Some solicitors target senior citizens and try to scare them into making immediate decisions about their product or service.


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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Protecting our Groundwater


As you get ready to start spring yardwork, please do your part to protect the city’s groundwater. The chemicals you apply to the lawn can seep into groundwater and run off into the storm sewer system.

As you get ready for spring planting remember:

  • Roseville City Code prohibits applying fertilizers before April 15 or after November 15.
  • City Code prohibits applying fertilizers within 50 feet of any wetland or water resource.
  • City Code prohibits applying fer...
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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Elephant Conservation Program


Join the City of Roseville to hear Donatus Gadiye, Senior Elephant Researcher at Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater, speak about elephant conservation and research in Africa on Friday, March 31.

Gadiye is the Coordinator for monitoring Elephants within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA). His talk and slideshow presentation will be held at Harriet Alexander Nature Center, 2520 North Dale St. from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

The NCA is a protected area in...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Bonus Round of Natural Resources Renewal


Roseville is looking for volunteers to join our Natural Resources Renewal efforts to improve city parks. The City is looking for volunteers to work on a special project at Reservoir Woods on Saturday, April 1.

This project is a bonus effort in addition to the City's usual third Saturday of the month Natural Resources Renewal volunteer project.

For this project, designated tree trimmers will need volunteers to help drag and stack cut branches and to serve as spot...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Pothole Repair

Pothole Repair

This winter has been a rough one on streets and roadways. The early spring rain and the slush and the freeze and thaw cycle is an ideal mix for making potholes.

As temperatures fluctuate, and rain falls and snow melts, water gets into cracks in the pavement. When the temperature drops, the water freezes and expands, popping out asphalt and creating potholes. Potholes also form when traffic pressures create weak s...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Roseville 2040: Our Future Together

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Your insights are important to the City of Roseville as it updates its Comprehensive Plan. A city doesn’t develop by accident. It evolves over time according to principles agreed upon by residents and city officials.

Those principles are outlined in a Comprehensive Plan, which sets policies for economic development, environmental protection, housing, land use, neighborhoods, parks and recreation, redevelopment, transportation, and utilities.

Roseville adopted its first...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Rice & Larpenteur Community Advisory Group

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The cities of Roseville, Maplewood, and Saint Paul are collaborating with Ramsey County on ways to revitalize the Rice St/Larpenteur Ave corridors. To assist in this effort, the cities are forming a Community Advisory Group.

The Community Advisory Group will assist in the visioning of the Rice Street/Larpenteur Avenue Gateway Planning Area and provide community input to help shape the development plan for the project.

Applications from community stakeholders interested in serv...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Roseville Receives Forestry Award


Congratulations to Roseville’s Horticulturalist Patti Sullivan. Sullivan is the recipient on the Minnesota Community Forestry Awards Outstanding Project Award for organizing Roseville’s Community Orchard.

The Outstanding Project Award is presented to an individual or organization that has organized and implemented the most innovative and successful project in the previous year. The awards are presented as a joint venture between the Minnesota Society of Ar...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

City Council Votes to End Commercial Sale of Dogs, Cats

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Pet store owners will soon be barred from selling dogs and cats in Roseville. The City Council unanimously approved an ordinance at Monday night’s meeting prohibiting the commercial sale of the popular pets.

The ordinance, believed to be the first of its kind enacted by a Minnesota city, will go into effect in about six months (180 days after passage and publication). The ordinance does allow pet stores to collaborate with animal shelter or rescue organizatio...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Unused Prescription Medications

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In the March 5 Roseville Review, the Roseville Library recommended that residents contact the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) about disposing of unused prescription medications. Ramsey County and the City of Roseville offer additional options.

Roseville police officers and firefighters have free medication disposal bags available for residents to dispose of small quantities of medication. Bags can hold up to 90 pills, or 12 ounces of liquid medication, or 12 transdermal patches. The bags contai...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

House Painting Help Available


Does your home need to be painted? You may be eligible for a free paint job. Each year the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches sponsors a Paint-A-Thon the first weekend of August.

To be eligible, participants must be a homeowner who meets income guidelines and be 60 years or older or have a permanent disability. The monthly household income cannot exceed $1,980 for one person, $2,670 for two people or $3,360 for three people. The h...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Roseville Police Academy

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We’ve watched the cop shows and seen how they solve a crime. Now it’s time to learn how the work is really done. The Roseville Police Department invites Roseville residents to join them for the 2017 Citizens Police Academy.

The 2017 Citizens Police Academy gives you a behind-the-scenes look at your police department. Officers will show participants how they conduct crime-scene investigations. You’ll learn about body-worn cameras, data privacy, forensic science, nar...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

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.

March 31 – City Council Special Meeting Closed Session at 4:00 p.m.

April 4 – Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)

April 5 – Planning Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)

April 10 – City Council meets at 6...

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