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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Beware of IRS Scams


Roseville residents have been flooded with calls from people claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and trying to scam them out of their money. But the IRS never calls to demand immediate payment on the phone.

Nevertheless, Roseville police officers have received dozens of complaints from residents who have received these calls.

One resident said she had three calls in one day from someone claiming to be with the IRS. The scammer tried to scare her with the thre...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Fire Department Seeks Feedback

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Based on recommendations from the Community Development and Fire Departments, the City Council is considering adoption of Minnesota State Building Code 1306, special fire protection systems for businesses.

Minnesota State Building Code 1306 requires the installation of automatic sprinkler systems for new buildings, buildings increased in total floor area (including the existing building), or buildings in which the occupancy classification has changed.


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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Skate Park Opening May 5

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Skateboarders, bikers and inline skaters, Roseville’s Skate Park opens May 5. Challenge yourself on our exciting skate park. Entry to the skate park is free.

Skate Park hours vary. Log on to www.cityofroseville.com/skateschedule or call 651-792-7191 for times and special event information.

The Skating Center is located at 2661 Civic Center Drive in Roseville. Participants are encouraged to wear helmets and knee...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Spring Cleaning


Dishwasher that doesn’t work, leftover lumber from a home repair project, or junk that has been accumulating for too long. The City of Roseville will help you lighten the load on Saturday, April 29.

Roseville residents, load up your unwanted junk and head over to the Dale Street Soccer Fields parking lot, 2555 Dale St., for Roseville's Cleanup Day. Crews will be there from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to help residents dispose of unwanted househol...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

2018 Budget Process Underway

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Roseville's annual budget is approximately $52 million. With this level of investment, it’s important for residents and businesses to let the City know if the budget reflects the community’s priorities.

Over the next several months, the Roseville City Council will hold meetings to listen to the community, identify priorities, review strategies and set the 2018 budget.

The City Council encourages residents to participate in public meetings and share t...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Call Before You Dig

Gopher State One Call

Whether planting a tree, adding a fence or building a new addition, state law requires a person to contact Gopher State One-Call at least 48 hours (excluding weekends, holidays and emergencies) before digging.

Gopher State checks with public utilities to see whether any of their lines pose a hazard to where you plan to dig. Call 811 or 651-454-0002 or log on to www.gopherstateonecall.org to request a free utility line locator service.

Common Ground Alliance, an ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Food Trucks in Roseville

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We often get calls from food truck vendors asking about operating a food truck in Roseville. Food trucks are not regulated by the city, but to operate in Roseville they must have a valid state or county food vendor license.

Food trucks must also and carry adequate insurance.

Food trucks may temporarily park at a business and sell food to customers. Food trucks may also park at a private residence for a special event; however, an owner/operator may not park a commercial vehicl...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Blooming Boulevards

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Help make Roseville beautiful. Volunteer to plant flowers along Lexington Ave. at Roseville's Central Park as part of the City's Natural Resources Renewal efforts.

Each month, Roseville hosts a volunteer opportunity at one of the local parks as part of the natural resources renewal project. It includes an educational component and status update of the overall project.

This May, we’re planting flowers along ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Fingerprinting Services


The Roseville Police Department offers an easy and convenient way to get your fingerprints taken. Private citizens often get fingerprinted when applying for certain jobs or when completing an adoption application.

In addition, parents may have their children fingerprinted for security reasons.

Fingerprinting services are available at Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive, at a cost of $20 for the first card and $10 for additional cards. Appointments are requi...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Citywide Garage Sale

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Roseville will help make your garage sale a little better. Join us as the City sponsors a garage sale extravaganza that will help bring customers to your door June 1-3.

For $10, Roseville Parks and Recreation staff will include your address on a list and a map of garage sales that will take place in Roseville on Thursday, June 1; Friday, June 2; and Saturday, June 3. Sales can start at 8:00 a.m. and must be completed by ...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2017

Roseville Ice Show

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Join us for Game Night – Roseville’s 2017 Ice Show. Prepare to be awed as 300 skaters of all ages perform the weekend of April 28-30 at the Roseville Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Drive.

They’ll show off their skating skills at three choreographed performances on April 28 at 7:00 p.m., April 29 at 6:00 p.m. and April 30 at 2:00 p.m. 

Advance tickets are $7.50 for adults and $5.50 for youth ages 5 to 18 and seniors ages 55 and ol...

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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.englund@...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Deer Management Report


The City of Roseville conducted a City Council approved deer management plan in January. The plan employed United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) sharpshooters to reduce the local deer population by 20 animals.

Management efforts took place in three Roseville locations – Owasso Hills Park, Harriet Alexander Nature Center, and the Leaf Recycling Center – and were completed in one evening on January 31.

After removal, the USDA donated all meat to citizens in ne...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2017

Sidewalk Work at City Hall

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If you plan to stop in at City Hall next week, please use a little extra care. Beginning April 24, the City will be replacing the uneven sidewalk in front of the main entrance to City Hall, weather permitting.

The building will be accessible, but one set of doors will be closed while work is being completed. The work will take approximately two weeks to complete.

Posted on: April 19, 2017

Roseville Named Tree City USA

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Celebrate Arbor Day and plant a tree! Friday, April 28 is Arbor Day in the City of Roseville. Trees add beauty, produce oxygen and buffer traffic noise.

They can make homes more energy efficient and can make a home for birds, squirrels and other wildlife.

In honor of Arbor Day, the Arbor Day Foundation has named Roseville a 2017 Tree City USA. To become a Tree City USA, a community must have a tree boa...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2017

Compost Available

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Roseville residents you can pick up free compost and wood chips from the bins in front of Roseville’s Leaf Compost site on Dale St. south of County Road C.

This nutrient-rich compost will boost your soil and help your garden. Wood chips make a great ground cover that reduces weeding, saves water, nourishes soil and reduces the need for chemical weed killers or herbicides.

The City of Roseville will deliver up...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Planning Commission Opening

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Looking for an opportunity to get involved in city government? The Roseville City Council is seeking applicants for a vacancy on the Planning Commission. The deadline to apply is May 10.

The Planning Commission provides a forum for input into specific planning applications and development plans and policies. The commission identifies significant issues and makes recommendations to the City Council. The commission meets the first Wednesday...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Imagine Roseville – Continuing the Conversation

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What does it mean for a community to be Safe and Law Abiding as well as Welcoming, Inclusive, and Respectful? Roseville will continue the conversation with back-to-back discussions about issues surrounding immigration.

How does our changing demographics that includes immigrants, refugees and undocumented immigrants affect our community?

In late 2016, the City of Roseville hosted two community conversations on community, policing and race. From those conversations, on...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 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.

May 2 – Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)May 3 – Variance Board meets at 5:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)May 3 – Planning Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)May 8 – City Council meets at 6:00 p.m. (Ch. 16)May 9 &...

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