News Flash

Posted on: November 16, 2023

Roseville City Manager earns Prestigious Credentials from International Management Association

Roseville City Manager earns prestigious credentials from international management association

We are pleased to announce that Roseville City Manager Patrick Trudgeon has earned his credentialing with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA).

The ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program recognizes professional local government managers who through their education and experience, their adherence to high standards of integrity, and their commitment to lifelong learning and professional development a...

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Administration
Posted on: July 13, 2023

City Meeting Agendas Have Moved to CivicClerk

City Meeting Agendas Have Moved to CivicClerk

Beginning July 17, all Roseville City Meeting Agendas will be posted on CivicClerk.

Click here to visit CivicClerk

Administration
Posted on: July 13, 2023

Roseville Sets Meeting Dates for 2024 Budget

Roseville sets budget dates for 2023

Roseville leaders have started work on the city’s 2024 budget and are seeking community input.

The Roseville City Council has approved a timeline establishing dates where they’ll publicly review and discuss key aspects of next year’s budget including the property tax levy, utility rates, and the capital improvement plan. &nb...

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Administration
Posted on: March 22, 2023

Roseville Awards $60,000 to Nonprofits Impacted by COVID

Roseville Awards $60,000 to local nonprofits impacted by COVID.

The City of Roseville has awarded $60,000 to six local nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including a food shelf, a furniture bank, and a mental health and youth services provider.

On Monday, the Roseville City Council approved $10,000 grants to: 

  • Bhutanese Community Organization of Minnesota (BCOM) 
  • Bridging 
  • Keystone Community Services 
  • Karen Organization of Minnesota (KOM) 
  • Kids in Need Fou...
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Administration
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Visit Roseville’s Julie Wearn Named Tourism Professional of the Year

Visit Roseville’s Julie Wearn  Named Tourism Professional of the Year

March is Women’s History Month. This year’s theme is Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories. The City of Roseville is recognizing influential women who are doing exceptional work and bringing positive change to the community.

In just two words, Visit Roseville CEO Julie Wearn and her team have brilliantly summed up with makes Roseville a premier destination: Perfectly Positioned.  

“We are perfectly positioned to anything you want to do in the Twin Cities,&am...

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Administration
Posted on: February 17, 2023

City Pauses New Short-Term Rental License Program

City Pauses New Short-Term Rental License Program

The City of Roseville has stopped issuing new short-term rental licenses to further evaluate its licensing program.

The Roseville City Council voted 4-1 to temporarily pause licensing at the Feb. 13 meeting after hearing from residents. Short-term rentals refer to residential properties that are offered for lease, often in lieu of a hotel, on websites including Airbnb ...

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Administration
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Free Electronics Recycling for Roseville Residents

Recycle your unwanted electronics for free with Ramsey County.

Ramsey County residents looking to get rid of computers, televisions, cell phones, and other electronics now have a free and easy way to recycle them.

Ramsey County has partnered with Repowered to refurbish or recycle unwanted electronics, keeping toxic metals like lead, mercury, and cadmium out of the environment. All data from electronics dropped off at Repowered will be physically destroyed or electr...

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Administration
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Deputy Chief Joe Adams Graduates from FBI National Academy

Deputy Chief Joe Adams Graduates from FBI National Academy

On December 8, 2022, Deputy Chief Joe Adams became the fifth member of the Roseville Police Department to graduate from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

The FBI National Academy is a professional course of study for U.S. and international law enforcement managers and is internationally known for its academic excellence. Adams graduated alongside members of law enforcement agencies from 48 states, 25 count...

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Administration
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Community Visioning Event Jan. 10

Please join us for a community visioning event on January 10.

Please join us for community visioning activities and discussions on January 10 at the Ramsey County Library. There will be hot chocolate and treats for everyone!

Tuesday, January 10, 2023: 6:30-7:30 p.m.Ramsey County Library2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

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Administration
Posted on: December 27, 2022

Dale Street Safety Conversion Open House - Jan. 10

Dale Street Safety Conversion Jan. 10 open house

Ramsey County, in collaboration with the cities of Roseville and Saint Paul, is working to redesign Dale Street between Highway 36 and north of Como Avenue.

This redesign will include a 4-to-3 lane conversion of Dale Street to reduce the frequency and severity of crashes occurring along the roadway.

The roadway will be resurfaced and restriped and signals will be replaced or updated along the corridor. The ear...

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Administration
Posted on: December 20, 2022

2023 City Budget Finalized and Approved

2023 Budget Finalized and Approved

After a months-long process that started in April, 2022, Roseville City Council officially adopted the 2023 budget at the December 5, 2022 City Council meeting. The 2023 city budget is $61,327,870, an increase of $2,677,706 or 4.6% from the previous year.

The Roseville city budget is comprised of tax-supported revenue (primarily residential and commercial property taxes) and non-tax supported revenue (fees for services, user fees, intergovernmental transfers, investments, etc.).

The tax-supported revenue, a...

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Administration
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Roseville Winter Fun

People ice skate at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL.

Winter is in full swing, and there’s plenty of fun for all starting this weekend in Roseville!

December 3, 2022, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.?Rice and Larpenteur Alliance Winter Warm-Up?Maplewood Corner of Rice St and Larpenteur AveCelebrate community with a free cookout, snacks, hot beverages, live music, bonfires, Llama petting zoo, and much more at Rice and ...

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Administration
Posted on: October 27, 2022

2023 Budget Update

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Roseville’s 2023 budget process is entering the home stretch.

The City Council adopted the 2023 preliminary city and Roseville Economic Development Authority (REDA) budgets and tax levies at the September 26 City Council meeting. The preliminary levy can be lowered at the December 5 City Council meeting, but it can’...

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Administration
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Free Drive-Through Grocery Event

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Keystone Community Services is offering a free drive-through grocery pick-up event at Roseville Public Works. Families can expect to receive one bag of 5-7 varieties of fruits and vegetables and assorted shelf-stable grocery items.

November 5, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Roseville Public Works - 2660 Civic Center Dr

Registrations are nearly full - sign up today!

What will I receive? Every household will receive one box that includes:

  • 1 bag of 5 – 7 varieties of fruits and vegetables...
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Administration
Posted on: September 21, 2022

2022 Roseville Election Results

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City of Roseville election results can be found on the Secretary of State's election results page at MNVotes.org

Roseville election results page from MNVotes.org

Administration
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Apply to be a Roseville Youth Commissioner Today

youth-commissioner-square

Do you know a young person who would be a great voice in local government?

The City has openings for Roseville residents under 18, who would like to be youth commissioners.

City of Roseville Seeks Student Voices

There are openings on the Finance Commission; Human Rights, Inclusion, and Engagement Commission (HRIEC); Parks and Recreation Commission; and the Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission.&n...

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Additional Info... Administration
Posted on: September 15, 2022

City Implements New Tools to Help Make Data-Driven Decisions on Staffing, Recruitment

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On Monday, September 13, City staff presented the City’s Quarterly Strategic Equity Update to City Council.

Strategic Equity Manager Thomas Brooks presented several new tools that the City is implementing, that will help it reach its strategic equity goals: diversifying the workplace, diversifying commission make-up, and developing a racial equity toolkit to gu...

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Administration
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Understanding Your Utility Bill

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The City of Roseville bills quarterly for water and sewage. Take a look at the sections below in pink and yellow to help you better understand the charges on your utility bill.

To lower your utility bill, you may reduce your residential water usage. A reduction in usage will reduce your charges in the sections highlighted in yellow.

The pink sections represent fixed charges that do not change from month to month.

For more detailed...

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Administration
Posted on: October 21, 2022

Share Your Vision for the Future of Roseville

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The Community Visioning Process has started! What are your big ideas for Roseville? How do you see the future of Roseville? What does an equitable community look like? What are the public spaces like?

The city is leading a community visioning process – Envision Roseville – to help answer these questions and more. This project is about defining the vision for the community and translating that vision into action. The city has seen a ...

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Administration
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 tha...

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Administration
Posted on: May 24, 2022

City Releases All-Department Equity and Inclusion Report

roseville-equity-inclusion

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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Administration
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Mapping Prejudice in Ramsey County

mapping-prejudice

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 ...

Read on...

Administration
Posted on: June 22, 2022

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

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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 ...

Read on...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Council approves new precinct maps

redistricting-graphic

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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Administration
Posted on: November 16, 2021

City Council Approves Conversion Therapy Ban

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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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Administration
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.

View or Read the State of the City Address Administration

News Flash

Posted on: March 29, 2023

Expand Your Skills Working for Roseville this Summer

We're hiring seasonal summer Parks and Recreation staff.

Land your first job or build your professional resume with sought-after skills including program planning, time management, and leadership!

The City of Roseville is hiring more than 100 seasonal employees this summer. Wages start at $14 an hour. In addition to competitive pay, Roseville’s seasonal jobs provide an opportunity to explore career opportunities in parks and recreation an...

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Cedarholm Golf Course
Posted on: March 2, 2023

City to Plant 1,500 Trees to Counter Emerald Ash Borer Destruction

City to Plant 1,500 Trees to Counter Emerald Ash Borer Destruction

The invasive emerald ash borer, a metallic green beetle with a menacing appetite, has doomed millions of ash trees in the United States and in Minnesota.

In response to the pest, the City of Roseville has launched a multi-pronged approach that includes planting 1,500 trees. That’s 40 percent more than the 900 public ash trees in parks and along boulevards slated for removal.

“We are repl...

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Cedarholm Golf Course
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Roseville Winter Fun

People ice skate at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL.

Winter is in full swing, and there’s plenty of fun for all starting this weekend in Roseville!

December 3, 2022, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.?Rice and Larpenteur Alliance Winter Warm-Up?Maplewood Corner of Rice St and Larpenteur AveCelebrate community with a free cookout, snacks, hot beverages, live music, bonfires, Llama petting zoo, and much more at Rice and ...

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Cedarholm Golf Course

News Flash

Posted on: September 14, 2023

Mexican Street Food Thrives in Roseville at La Tapatia

Mexican Street Food Thrives in Roseville at  La Tapatia

From trendy food truck to tasty takeout hotspot, La Tapatia has grown into a full-service Roseville restaurant specializing in the fresh, authentic flavors of the Guadalajara region of Mexico.

Martha Ponce started the food truck business nearly a decade ago, serving tacos, burritos, and Mexican specialties drawing on the flavorful recipes passed down from generation to generation in her family. Tapatío/tapatia actually refers to someone from Gu...

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Community Development
Posted on: August 17, 2023

New Micro-Loan Program Aims to Help Smaller Businesses

New Micro-Loan Program Aims to Help Smaller Businesses

Roseville entrepreneurs can now give their small businesses a boost with a new forgivable micro-loan program.

The Roseville Economic Development Authority is offering forgivable loans up to $5,000 to assist with capital improvements. The program is limited to small businesses with five or fewer full-time equivalent employees.

Applications are on a first-come, firs...

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Community Development
Posted on: May 11, 2023

Neighborhood Enhancement Program Kicks Off

Neighborhood Enhancement Program Kicks Off

City of Roseville staff will be out walking neighborhoods starting in May for the annual Neighborhood Enhancement Program.

Now in its 15th year, the program is part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep neighborhoods and business districts clean, safe, and well maintained. The city inspects half of the city, or about 5,000 properties, each year looking for proper...

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Community Development
Posted on: May 4, 2023

Mi-Sant Brings Vietnamese Favorites to Roseville

Mi-Sant Brings Vietnamese Favorites to Roseville

A Roseville family of foodies is reimagining fast-casual cuisine with fresh ingredients, made-from-scratch pastries, and the bold and bright flavors that nod to their Vietnamese roots.

Mi-Sant opened in Roseville in the spring of 2021 serving Asian-inspired noodle bowls, French pastries, and banh mi sandwiches, which fuse together those two delicious traditions.

In fact, their name Mi-Sant is a play on their two most popular items: banh ...

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Community Development
Posted on: April 27, 2023

New Homeownership Program Exceeds Expectations

New Homeownership Program exceeds expectations

Last spring, the City of Roseville invited homeowners to consider selling to a new affordable housing program that would help the next generation of families achieve the dream of homeownership.

The city, partnering with nonprofit Twin Cities Habitat For Humanity, hoped to acquire and update four homes and sell them to qualifying buyers. City staff mailed 900 letters to homeowners explaining the new program, called a land trust.

No one knew quite ...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Visit Roseville’s Julie Wearn Named Tourism Professional of the Year

Visit Roseville’s Julie Wearn  Named Tourism Professional of the Year

March is Women’s History Month. This year’s theme is Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories. The City of Roseville is recognizing influential women who are doing exceptional work and bringing positive change to the community.

In just two words, Visit Roseville CEO Julie Wearn and her team have brilliantly summed up with makes Roseville a premier destination: Perfectly Positioned.  

“We are perfectly positioned to anything you want to do in the Twin Cities,&am...

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Community Development
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Removing Racist Language from Property Deeds

Removing racist language from property deeds.

Homeownership is one significant way American families accrue wealth and pass it on to future generations.

Families of color were historically excluded from homeownership here in Roseville, in Minnesota, and in communities across the country through various mechanisms, including racial covenants that explicitly forbid non-white families from owning certain hom...

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Community Development
Posted on: February 17, 2023

City Pauses New Short-Term Rental License Program

City Pauses New Short-Term Rental License Program

The City of Roseville has stopped issuing new short-term rental licenses to further evaluate its licensing program.

The Roseville City Council voted 4-1 to temporarily pause licensing at the Feb. 13 meeting after hearing from residents. Short-term rentals refer to residential properties that are offered for lease, often in lieu of a hotel, on websites including Airbnb ...

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Community Development
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Choose Roseville Helps Showcase 35 Local Small Businesses

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The Choose Roseville campaign has worked hard to enhance the relationship between the City of Roseville and the small business community. Choose Roseville has visited over 187 businesses offering help with social media, video, marketing and other support.

“I can tell that it meant a lot to businesses that we were stopping by and offering to help,” says Roseville EDA Intern Ruben Dominguez. 

Choose Roseville recently helped the Roseville Economic Development Authority win the 202...

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Community Development
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Apply to be a Roseville Youth Commissioner Today

youth-commissioner-square

Do you know a young person who would be a great voice in local government?

The City has openings for Roseville residents under 18, who would like to be youth commissioners.

City of Roseville Seeks Student Voices

There are openings on the Finance Commission; Human Rights, Inclusion, and Engagement Commission (HRIEC); Parks and Recreation Commission; and the Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission.&n...

Read on...

Additional Info... Community Development
Posted on: August 28, 2022

Community Land Trust Pilot Program Sees Early Success

Thelma Boeder stands in front of the home she sold to become part of the land trust partnership.

A first-of-its kind partnership is on track to create more opportunities for affordable home ownership in Roseville.

In November, 2021, the Roseville City Council approved a partnership between Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity and the City of Roseville Economic Development Authority (EDA). The goal was to create a Community Land Trust that would add up to four affordabl...

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Community Development
Posted on: May 24, 2022

City Releases All-Department Equity and Inclusion Report

roseville-equity-inclusion

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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Community Development
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Mapping Prejudice in Ramsey County

mapping-prejudice

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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Community Development
Posted on: July 1, 2022

Home Improvement Loans for Roseville Residents

Roseville homes from drone angle

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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Community Development
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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Community Development
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.

View or Read the State of the City Address Community Development

News Flash

Posted on: August 3, 2023

Accepting commissioner applications through 8/15

Are you looking to make a positive change in Roseville?

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. There are currently 2 seats open on the Human Rights, Inclusion and Engagement Commission and 1 seat open on the Public Works, Environment and Transportation Commission.

Don't Del...

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Council & Commissions
Posted on: July 13, 2023

City Meeting Agendas Have Moved to CivicClerk

City Meeting Agendas Have Moved to CivicClerk

Beginning July 17, all Roseville City Meeting Agendas will be posted on CivicClerk.

Click here to visit CivicClerk

Council & Commissions
Posted on: June 23, 2023

Roseville Wins 2023 Sustainable City Award

Roseville Wins 2023 Sustainability Award

We know that Roseville residents cherish their green space, lakes, ponds, and other natural resources and they want them sustained and protected for future generations.

City leaders have listened and are taking action.

Roseville is honored to receive the 2023 Sustainable City Award from the League of Minnesota Cities. The award highlights several initiatives including work on the Xcel Energy Partners in Energy program and implementing our Energy Action Plan.

The...

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Council & Commissions
Posted on: February 9, 2023

Keya Park Chosen as New Name for Pocahontas Park

Keya Park chosen as new name for Pocahontas Park

Keya means turtle in the Dakota language and it's now the new name for a Roseville neighborhood park.

In February, the City Council voted to rename the 5.7-acre park, formerly called Pocahontas Park, after two years of analysis and robust community engagement. 

Keya (pronounced Kay–Ah) nods to both the land's history and its wildlife. The entire T...

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Council & Commissions
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Volunteer Spotlight: City of Roseville Commissioner Ed Hodder

Volunteer Spotlight - City of Roseville Commissioner Ed Hodder

Ed Hodder is no stranger to public service and is one of few residents to have served on two separate Roseville Commissions.

Hodder served as a Finance Commissioner from 2014 to 2020, and returned in March of 2022 to serve as a commissioner on the city’s Public Works, Environment, and Transportation Commission, more commonly referred to as the PWET Commission. &nb...

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Council & Commissions
Posted on: September 21, 2022

2022 Roseville Election Results

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City of Roseville election results can be found on the Secretary of State's election results page at MNVotes.org

Roseville election results page from MNVotes.org

Council & Commissions
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Emerald Ash Borer Update

Emerald Ash Borer

This spring, the City of Roseville and Tree Trust continued their work to restore and repopulate the tree population of Roseville as part of the City’s accelerated emerald ash borer (EAB) program.

In 2013, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture declared the City of Roseville to be within the emerald ash borer infestation zone and placed a quarantine on ash trees in Ramsey and Hennepin counties. This means that all ash trees within the city are con...

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Council & Commissions
Posted on: August 28, 2022

Community Land Trust Pilot Program Sees Early Success

Thelma Boeder stands in front of the home she sold to become part of the land trust partnership.

A first-of-its kind partnership is on track to create more opportunities for affordable home ownership in Roseville.

In November, 2021, the Roseville City Council approved a partnership between Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity and the City of Roseville Economic Development Authority (EDA). The goal was to create a Community Land Trust that would add up to four affordabl...

Read on...

Council & Commissions
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Apply to be a Roseville Youth Commissioner Today

youth-commissioner-square

Do you know a young person who would be a great voice in local government?

The City has openings for Roseville residents under 18, who would like to be youth commissioners.

City of Roseville Seeks Student Voices

There are openings on the Finance Commission; Human Rights, Inclusion, and Engagement Commission (HRIEC); Parks and Recreation Commission; and the Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission.&n...

Read on...

Additional Info... Council & Commissions
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Mapping Prejudice in Ramsey County

mapping-prejudice

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 ...

Read on...

Council & Commissions
Posted on: May 24, 2022

City Releases All-Department Equity and Inclusion Report

roseville-equity-inclusion

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...

Read on...

Council & Commissions
Posted on: June 22, 2022

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

Keith-Allen-370x370

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 ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Council & Commissions
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Council approves new precinct maps

redistricting-graphic

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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Council & Commissions
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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Council & Commissions
Posted on: March 23, 2022

City Appoints Three New Commissioners

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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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Council & Commissions
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Join a Commission - Apply Today

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Why should you apply to become a City of Roseville Board Commissioner? We can't answer that for you, but these phenomenal City commissioners sure can. Take a look below and see if you would like a "seat at the table."

There are three open commissioner positions open in the City of Roseville. 

  • Finance Commission
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission

Application deadline is March 7, 2022. In order to be consi...

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Additional Info... Council & Commissions
Posted on: February 11, 2022

City of Roseville Continues Work to Rename City Park

Pocahontas Park sign

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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Council & Commissions
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 tha...

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Council & Commissions
Posted on: February 1, 2022

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

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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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Council & Commissions
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: 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: July 13, 2023

Roseville Sets Meeting Dates for 2024 Budget

Roseville sets budget dates for 2023

Roseville leaders have started work on the city’s 2024 budget and are seeking community input.

The Roseville City Council has approved a timeline establishing dates where they’ll publicly review and discuss key aspects of next year’s budget including the property tax levy, utility rates, and the capital improvement plan. &nb...

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Finance
Posted on: December 20, 2022

2023 City Budget Finalized and Approved

2023 Budget Finalized and Approved

After a months-long process that started in April, 2022, Roseville City Council officially adopted the 2023 budget at the December 5, 2022 City Council meeting. The 2023 city budget is $61,327,870, an increase of $2,677,706 or 4.6% from the previous year.

The Roseville city budget is comprised of tax-supported revenue (primarily residential and commercial property taxes) and non-tax supported revenue (fees for services, user fees, intergovernmental transfers, investments, etc.).

The tax-supported revenue, a...

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Finance
Posted on: October 27, 2022

2023 Budget Update

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Roseville’s 2023 budget process is entering the home stretch.

The City Council adopted the 2023 preliminary city and Roseville Economic Development Authority (REDA) budgets and tax levies at the September 26 City Council meeting. The preliminary levy can be lowered at the December 5 City Council meeting, but it can’...

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Finance
Posted on: September 21, 2022

City Appoints Two New Commissioners

City Appoints Two New Commissioners

On Monday, September 19, Roseville City Council approved two new commissioners to the Planning and Public Works, Environment & Transportation (PWET) Commissions.

Allison Luongo will join the PWET Commission and Pamela Aspnes will join the Planning Commission. Both commissioners will hold their positions until March 31, 2024.

Luongo has been a Roseville resident for two years and is excited to use her skills as a ci...

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Finance
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Understanding Your Utility Bill

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The City of Roseville bills quarterly for water and sewage. Take a look at the sections below in pink and yellow to help you better understand the charges on your utility bill.

To lower your utility bill, you may reduce your residential water usage. A reduction in usage will reduce your charges in the sections highlighted in yellow.

The pink sections represent fixed charges that do not change from month to month.

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Finance
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Apply to be a Roseville Youth Commissioner Today

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Do you know a young person who would be a great voice in local government?

The City has openings for Roseville residents under 18, who would like to be youth commissioners.

City of Roseville Seeks Student Voices

There are openings on the Finance Commission; Human Rights, Inclusion, and Engagement Commission (HRIEC); Parks and Recreation Commission; and the Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission.&n...

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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: February 18, 2022

Join a Commission - Apply Today

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Why should you apply to become a City of Roseville Board Commissioner? We can't answer that for you, but these phenomenal City commissioners sure can. Take a look below and see if you would like a "seat at the table."

There are three open commissioner positions open in the City of Roseville. 

  • Finance Commission
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission

Application deadline is March 7, 2022. In order to be consi...

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Posted on: October 30, 2023

Introducing the Newest Member of Roseville Fire!

Roseville Fire's new service and therapy dog, Ashes

A silver lab puppy named Ashes has joined the Roseville Fire Department.

Her job: Bring some calm to the busy Roseville firehouse where firefighters respond to nearly 7,000 emergency calls each year.

Ashes will help our firefighter/paramedics and firefighter/EMTs decompress and deal with the day-to-day stresses of the job. Rose...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

High School Forensics Class Attempts to Solve the "Case" at Roseville Fire Department

Roseville Fire hosts the Roseville Area High School forensics class

A team of aspiring investigators visited the City of Roseville this week to learn the finer points of fire scene investigation from our pros at Roseville Fire Department.

Roseville firefighters staged a house fire using a specialized burn trailer. Roseville Area High students enrolled in teacher Laura Jansen's forensics class examined the scene of the blaze, collected evidence, and interviewed the homeowner, acted...

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Fire
Posted on: October 10, 2023

National Fire Prevention Week at Roseville Fire

Fire Prevention Week at Roseville Fire

Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires nationally as well as here in Roseville. “It’s typically unattended cooking. You fall asleep or you walk away from it,” says Fire Chief David Brosnahan. National Fire Prevention Week runs October 8-14.

This year’s campaign emphasizes: “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.”

  1. Always keep a close eye on what you are cooking. Set a timer to remind you that you are cooking.
  2. Turn pot handles toward the b...
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Fire
Posted on: October 2, 2023

Roseville and Maplewood Firefighters Resuscitate Toddler, Receive Life-Saving Award

Roseville and Maplewood Firefighters Resuscitate Toddler, Receive Life-Saving Award

The Roseville City Council honored eleven Roseville and Maplewood firefighters for saving the life of a toddler who suffered a cardiac arrest. Thanks to their efforts, the youngster has made a full recovery.

Roseville Mayor Dan Roe and Fire Chief David Brosnahan presented the Roseville Fire Department Life-Saving Award to the group for their heroic actions on Aug. 27. 

“We perform lifesaving procedures on a regular basis, but every once in a while, an...

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Fire
Posted on: June 28, 2023

Fireworks Safety Reminders

Fireworks safety reminders

Roseville Fire officials are asking residents to be cautious this year so Fourth of July revelry doesn’t result in injury or property damage.

In past years, fire crews have responded to multiple building, grass, and rubbish fires over the holiday. Most were caused by fireworks that were not properly extinguished. Non-explosive and non-aerial fireworks are permitted in Roseville, but fireworks m...

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Roseville Firefighters Test Rescue and Fire Attack Skills at Live Burn

Roseville Firefighters Test Rescue and Fire Attack Skills at Live Burn

The room was pitch black and filled with smoke. Firefighters couldn’t see their gloves in front of their faces, so they dropped to their hands and knees and relied on their other heightened senses and years of training to search for survivors.

They crawled along the periphery of the room, balancing 80 pounds of gear on their backs, reaching into the darkness feeling for anyone still trapped inside. Other firefighters pulled hose into the burning building and attacked the fire.

Four survivors wer...

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Fire
Posted on: March 3, 2023

New Roseville Fire Cadet Gains Valuable Experience

New Roseville  Fire Cadet Gains Valuable Experience

Jarod Henderson was working as an emergency medical technician as part of an ambulance crew when he first saw firefighters in action.

Firefighters helped rescue an individual suffering from a medical emergency who was trapped behind a locked door.

“Seeing how they worked and navigated the situation was really cool.” Henderson said. “At that moment in time, I thought I want to do what they do.”

Henderson, 22, has been hired as the City of Roseville’s second firefighter cadet, a hands-on part-time emp...

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Fire
Posted on: February 8, 2023

Press Release: Roseville Fire Responds to Residence Hall Blaze

Roseville Fire Department news release 02/07/23

The Roseville Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a University of Northwestern residence hall and extinguished a kitchenette blaze on Tuesday, February 7.

No injuries were reported, but a resident room in the building sustained fire and smoke damage. An adjacent hallway also sustained minor smoke damage.

Firefighters were dispatched at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday to the residence hall on Eagle Drive. Upon arrival, th...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Give Blood and Receive a $10 Gift Card

Give blood at Roseville Fire Station on October 21 and receive a $10 gift card.

Help save lives - donations are urgently needed! Give blood at the Roseville Fire Station on October 21 and receive a $10 gift card to a retailer of your choice!

October 21 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Posted on: August 10, 2022

New Roseville Fire Cadet Gains Valuable Experience

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

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

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Fire
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Roseville Explorer Program Accepting New Registrations

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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: 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: March 4, 2022

Q&A with Fire Chief David Brosnahan

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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: 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: November 30, 2023

North Suburban Holiday Light Map Returns for 2023!

2023 Holiday Light Map

The North Suburban Holiday Light Map is back for 2023! Get ready to embark on a dazzling journey through a winter wonderland of twinkling lights and festive cheer.

Visit and vote for your favorite homes on the tour as holiday light decorators could win prizes for their efforts. Gather some of your favorite holiday treats and make it a memorable night with family and friends. 

Participating cities include:&am...

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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Discover one-of-a-kind treasures at Holiday Craft Fair!

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Find unique and handmade gifts for family, friends, and yourself this weekend at the annual Holiday Craft Fair at Roseville City Hall.

The Harriet Alexander Nature Center presents the craft fair with all vendor fees going to support the city’s free-to-the-public nature center.

The sale features quality, hand-crafted items, exhibited and sold by more than 50 local crafters and ar...

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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Ramsey County breaks ground on 30,530 square-foot new Environmental Service Center

Ramsey County breaks ground on 30,530 square-foot new Environmental Service Center

Ramsey County marked an important milestone on our community's path toward a more sustainable future Nov. 14 with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Environmental Service Center.

The service center, to be built at 1700 Kent St. in Roseville, is p...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

City Offices Closed Nov 23 and 24 for Thanksgiving Holiday

Roseville city offices, including the License and Passport Center, will be closed November 23 and 24

Roseville city offices, including the License and Passport Center, will be closed on November 23 and 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Police and Fire will remain on duty.

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

Roseville City Manager earns Prestigious Credentials from International Management Association

Roseville City Manager earns prestigious credentials from international management association

We are pleased to announce that Roseville City Manager Patrick Trudgeon has earned his credentialing with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA).

The ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program recognizes professional local government managers who through their education and experience, their adherence to high standards of integrity, and their commitment to lifelong learning and professional development a...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Ask a Naturalist: How do different animals survive our harsh Minnesota winters?

Ask a Naturalist - How do different animals survive our harsh Minnesota winters?

Did you know Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) has a team of naturalists who lead tours, host hands-on classes, and help make visits more educational and enjoyable?

We asked Nature Center Supervisor and Naturalist Deon Haider, how do different animals survive our harsh Minnesota winters? 

Deon: It depends on the type of animal. Reptiles like Frank, our nature center’s resident painted turtle, are co...

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

USA Today: OVAL one of the nation's best; Help us win the title!

Vote for the OVAL!

The Guidant John Rose OVAL MN is the largest outdoor refrigerated ice skating facility in North America. This fantastic Roseville attraction has been nominated as one of the best outdoor ice rinks in the country by USA Today.

Voters can watch the live leaderboard and vote daily until December 4. We're currently number 1 on the leaderboard!

The competition is fierce! We are up against New York City’s Rockefeller Center Rink; James C. Sheffield Speed Skating Ov...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

Veterans Day: City of Roseville Offices Closed Nov 10

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The City of Roseville commemorates and honors the sacrifices of the Nation’s veterans, who have given much to protect freedom for people around the world.

Roseville City Hall and the Roseville License and Passport Center will be closed on November 10 in observance of Veterans Day.

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Posted on: November 7, 2023

A Look Inside Roseville Police Department's Community Action Team (CAT)

A Look Inside the Roseville Police Community Action Team (CAT).

The public often sees police officers as crimefighters and protectors of the public.

The reality is Roseville police officers respond to hundreds of calls each year that don’t fall neatly into those categories. Officers are dispatched to assist a person in crisis, check on a homeless family sleeping out of their vehicle, or cond...

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Posted on: November 6, 2023

Meet the OVAL’s New Ice Technician and Zamboni Driver

Meet the OVAL’s New Ice Technician and Zamboni Driver

Each winter, thousands of ice skaters glide around the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL, North America's largest sheet of outdoor refrigerated ice located right here in Roseville.

Taylor Driesen is the city’s new ice arena maintenance staff member working behind the scenes making sure the experience goes smoothly. 

She is one of three ice technicians, overseeing putting in the ice in mid-November. She maintains an...

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Posted on: October 30, 2023

METRO G Line Comment Period Ends Nov 6

Metro Tranist G-Line comment period ending soon

Explore the plan and provide your feedback by November 6. 

What is the METRO G Line? 

The METRO G Line is a planned arterial bus rapid transit (BRT) line. The G Line will provide fast and reliable transit service in the R...

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Posted on: October 30, 2023

Introducing the Newest Member of Roseville Fire!

Roseville Fire's new service and therapy dog, Ashes

A silver lab puppy named Ashes has joined the Roseville Fire Department.

Her job: Bring some calm to the busy Roseville firehouse where firefighters respond to nearly 7,000 emergency calls each year.

Ashes will help our firefighter/paramedics and firefighter/EMTs decompress and deal with the day-to-day stresses of the job. Rose...

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Posted on: October 26, 2023

Pollinator Friendly Fall Yard Care Tips

Pollinator Friendly Fall Yard Care Tips

The leaves are falling, and soon many species of pollinators will be looking for places to nest over the winter. If you have a yard, there are many ways you can help them hibernate safely!

Leaf care

  • Leave some areas of leaf litter in areas protected by wind...
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Posted on: October 25, 2023

High School Forensics Class Attempts to Solve the "Case" at Roseville Fire Department

Roseville Fire hosts the Roseville Area High School forensics class

A team of aspiring investigators visited the City of Roseville this week to learn the finer points of fire scene investigation from our pros at Roseville Fire Department.

Roseville firefighters staged a house fire using a specialized burn trailer. Roseville Area High students enrolled in teacher Laura Jansen's forensics class examined the scene of the blaze, collected evidence, and interviewed the homeowner, acted...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

New Playground is the Final Touch of Keya Park’s Transformation

The new sign at Keya Park while neighbors volunteer to build the new playground in the background.

One of Roseville's neighborhood parks has a new look and feel to match its new name!

This month, community members, including families and children, and parks staff installed Keya Park's new green, tan and blue play structures.

Keya means turtle in the Dakota language and the playground embraces that theme. The imaginative new pla...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

Lead Free Roseville

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Federal safe drinking water regulations require that cities compile and maintain an inventory of all water service lines which connect homes and businesses to city water mains. The goal is to identify any remaining lead pipes in the community and figure o...

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Posted on: October 18, 2023

Stay Warm and Save Energy All Winter Long with a Home Energy Squad Visit

Stay Warm and Save Energy All Winter Long with a Home Energy Squad Visit

The leaves are falling, and folks are rolling up their sleeves to dig into seasonal chores.

This year, make sure your home is prepared for the changing weather by having a visit from the Home Energy Squad (HES). It’s the easiest fall chore to check off!

With an HES visit, you can have peace of mind knowing your home is properly insulate...

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Posted on: October 10, 2023

National Fire Prevention Week at Roseville Fire

Fire Prevention Week at Roseville Fire

Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires nationally as well as here in Roseville. “It’s typically unattended cooking. You fall asleep or you walk away from it,” says Fire Chief David Brosnahan. National Fire Prevention Week runs October 8-14.

This year’s campaign emphasizes: “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.”

  1. Always keep a close eye on what you are cooking. Set a timer to remind you that you are cooking.
  2. Turn pot handles toward the b...
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Posted on: October 5, 2023

Minnesota Contemporary Quilters Showcase Work at City Hall

Quilts from the Minnesota Contemporary Quilters.

The theme was “Line.” That simple one-syllable word evoked whimsical, passionate and thought-provoking interpretations from nearly three dozen artists with The Minnesota Contemporary Quilters.

Their annual traveling art exhibit is now on display at Roseville City Hall. The Minnesota Contemporary Quilters is an affiliated guild of the Textile Center in Minneapolis.

Their wall quilts now on display contemplate everything from punch lines to the li...

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Roseville and Maplewood Firefighters Resuscitate Toddler, Receive Life-Saving Award

Roseville and Maplewood Firefighters Resuscitate Toddler, Receive Life-Saving Award

The Roseville City Council honored eleven Roseville and Maplewood firefighters for saving the life of a toddler who suffered a cardiac arrest. Thanks to their efforts, the youngster has made a full recovery.

Roseville Mayor Dan Roe and Fire Chief David Brosnahan presented the Roseville Fire Department Life-Saving Award to the group for their heroic actions on Aug. 27. 

“We perform lifesaving procedures on a regular basis, but every once in a while, an...

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Posted on: September 27, 2023

2024 Preliminary City Budget and Tax Levy Approved

2024 Preliminary City Budget and Tax Levy Approved

On September 25, 2023, the Roseville City Council approved the 2024 preliminary city budget and property tax levy. The 2024 preliminary city budget totals $69.6 million.

Approximately 41% of the total 2024 budget or $28.8 million is funded by commercial and residential taxpayers through the property tax levy. The remaining $40.8 million of the total budget is funded through fees for service, state, and federal aid.

If the ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2023

Commitment to Connectivity

Commitment to Connectivity, The City of Roseville continues to build more pathways.

The City of Roseville continues to build more pathways so pedestrians and bicyclists can safely navigate our city!

"Roseville was largely built in the 1950s and 1960s before sidewalks were a priority in many suburban communities. The city created a pathway master plan and is slowly building those connections,” said Public Works Director Jesse Freihammer...

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Posted on: September 14, 2023

Mexican Street Food Thrives in Roseville at La Tapatia

Mexican Street Food Thrives in Roseville at  La Tapatia

From trendy food truck to tasty takeout hotspot, La Tapatia has grown into a full-service Roseville restaurant specializing in the fresh, authentic flavors of the Guadalajara region of Mexico.

Martha Ponce started the food truck business nearly a decade ago, serving tacos, burritos, and Mexican specialties drawing on the flavorful recipes passed down from generation to generation in her family. Tapatío/tapatia actually refers to someone from Gu...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Volunteers Roll up Their Sleeves for Prairie Restoration

Volunteers Roll up Their Sleeves for Prairie  Restoration

The call for help went out on a Friday.

By Monday morning, a group of passionate nature lovers who are part of Roseville’s Volunteer Stewardship Program huddled in the middle of a beautiful blooming prairie at Reservoir Woods Park ready to work.

The meadow, flush with black-eyed Susans, purple bergamot blooms, and tall grasses, feels wild and effortless.  

It’s actually taken years of labor and patience to reestablish the prairie habitat at one of Roseville’s most natu...

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Acclaimed Mosaic Artist to Create Towering Art Installations at Harriet Alexander Nature Center

Mosaic Artist to Create Towering Art Installations at HANC

The mid-morning sun filters into mosaic artist Lori Greene’s colorful Snelling Avenue studio.

Lori gazes down at her latest work in progress on the table in front of her: a beautiful doe and her fawn created with hundreds of precisely placed ceramic tiles.

With the help of a generous donor, the City of Roseville has commissioned the acclaimed mosai...

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Drought Response: SPRWS Recommends Odd/Even Watering Schedule

Drought Response: SPRWS Recommends Odd/Even Watering Schedule

Due to ongoing drought conditions, the St Paul Regional Water Service is requesting customers follow an odd/even outdoor watering schedule starting September 7.

SAINT PAUL, MN – Although cooler temperatures are here, the area remains in a severe drought that is impacting communities across the Twin Cities and beyond.

Saint Paul Regional Water Services is encouraging customers to use odd/even Watering Sch...

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Police Sergeant Tom Pitzl Pivots to Community Outreach Role

Police Sergeant Tom Pitzl Pivots to Community Outreach Role

Tom Pitzl has worked as a Roseville police officer for nearly two decades serving in nearly every role. Pitzl has worked as a patrol officer, supervising sergeant, detective, and hostage/crisis negotiator.

But Pitzl said some of the most meaningful moments of his law enforcement career occurred during everyday conversations with Roseville residents and youngsters.

“A few years ago, I filled in as the school resource officer at Roseville Area High S...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

75 Years of Roseville: The History of The Guidant John Rose MN OVAL

The History of the MN OVAL

Late Governor Rudy Perpich dreamed of Minnesota hosting the winter Olympics. To make that goal a reality, Minnesota needed world-class sports facilities.

That’s how Roseville's Guidant John Rose MN OVAL was first conceived in the 1980s. Perpich, in pursuit of the 1996 U.S. Olympic bid, urged lawmakers to help fund a series of sport facilities including a state-of-the-art national speedsk...

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

State Fair Parking Restrictions in Roseville

State Fair  Parking Restrictions in Roseville

Temporary no parking signs will be installed near park and ride facilities in Roseville.

Click here to view a PDF of the State Fair Parking Restrictions map.

We encourage residents to sign up for construction alerts. We typically make these Roseville project-specific and send them out on Fridays for the following week. Click here to sign up fo...

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

New Micro-Loan Program Aims to Help Smaller Businesses

New Micro-Loan Program Aims to Help Smaller Businesses

Roseville entrepreneurs can now give their small businesses a boost with a new forgivable micro-loan program.

The Roseville Economic Development Authority is offering forgivable loans up to $5,000 to assist with capital improvements. The program is limited to small businesses with five or fewer full-time equivalent employees.

Applications are on a first-come, firs...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

Roseville Resident Shines as Sustainable Steward Award Winner

Roseville resident wins sustainable steward award

While most folks will be paying higher energy bills during the dog days of summer, Roseville resident Matt Anderson will be cashing checks from Xcel Energy.

Anderson had solar panels installed on the garage roof of his 1950s rambler last year, generating his own clean energy as well as a little extra cash. Any extra power he generates Xcel pays back. It’s one of the ways he’s leaning into ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2023

Roseville Police Institutes Innovative Ticket Program

Roseville Police Institutes Innovative Ticket Program

Roseville police officers observed more than 1,500 vehicles with burnt-out headlights, expired tabs, and other equipment violations already this year.

Rather than initiate traffic stops, the Roseville Police Department mailed letters to the vehicle owners as part of a new pilot program designed to bolster both public safety and community trust.

Since the program launched in January, the city has mailed o...

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Posted on: August 8, 2023

County Road B2 Temporary Closure and Water Shut Off

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On Thursday, August 10, the Roseville Public Works Department will be replacing water valves in two locations on County Road B2.

Road Closure

Starting at 7:00 AM on Thursday, August 10, County Road B2 will be closed at the west leg of County Road B2/Lexington Avenue and at County Road B2/Dellwood Avenue. Local access for residents and to the High School will be available between the...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Accepting commissioner applications through 8/15

Are you looking to make a positive change in Roseville?

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. There are currently 2 seats open on the Human Rights, Inclusion and Engagement Commission and 1 seat open on the Public Works, Environment and Transportation Commission.

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

Residents go Above and Beyond to Beautify Neighborhood Park

Residents go above and beyond to beautify neighborhood park

Residents surrounding Roseville’s Keller Mayflower Park adore their charming neighborhood park, but they also had ideas about ways to spruce up their shared green space.

The group called the Keller Mayflower Park Neighbors has joined forces with Roseville Parks and Recreation to improve their neighborhood park including adding nearly a dozen new trees. 

It’s been a really fun collaboration,” sa...

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

New Park Passport Program is an Invitation to Explore

 New Park Passport Program is an invitation to explore

Did you know the City of Roseville has 32 picturesque parks spanning 679 acres?
Explore some or all of them with Roseville’s new Park Passport Program!

Pick up your free passport at the Parks and Recreation Office at City Hall. The passport is a handy booklet which lists the address, amenities, color photos and a fun challenge to complete at each park! 

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Posted on: July 20, 2023

Community Pride – Roseville at 75

Community Pride Roseville at 75

On a spring day in 1948, residents of rural Rose Township voted to incorporate and Roseville was born.

Of the 1,400 residents who cast votes, 1,225 were in favor of incorporating, eager for modern municipal services and amenities that would follow. 

Like many first-ring suburbs, the modern-day rise of the City of Roseville is tied to the post World...

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Posted on: July 20, 2023

Looking Back: The Forefather to Roseville’s Nationally Recognized Parks

Looking Back: The Forefather to  Roseville’s Nationally Recognized Parks

When Frank Rog was appointed director of Roseville Parks in 1960, the fledgling parks department was little more than a dream.

The city owned just one neighborhood park and a smattering of undeveloped acres earmarked for public green space. Rog, an ambitious 29-year-old family man with a degree in recreational leadership from the University of Minnesota, immediately sprung to act...

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Posted on: July 18, 2023

Roseville's Innovative Healing Garden Wins Big Award

Muriel Sahlin Arboretum’s Healing Garden Wins Award

People often associate parks with activity and physical health.

The new Healing Garden at the Muriel Sahlin Arboretum is an invitation to pause and connect with nature. The Healing Garden promotes a sense of emotional wellbeing, hopefulness, and respite from our day-to-day stresses.

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

City Meeting Agendas Have Moved to CivicClerk

City Meeting Agendas Have Moved to CivicClerk

Beginning July 17, all Roseville City Meeting Agendas will be posted on CivicClerk.

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

Roseville Sets Meeting Dates for 2024 Budget

Roseville sets budget dates for 2023

Roseville leaders have started work on the city’s 2024 budget and are seeking community input.

The Roseville City Council has approved a timeline establishing dates where they’ll publicly review and discuss key aspects of next year’s budget including the property tax levy, utility rates, and the capital improvement plan. &nb...

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Posted on: July 12, 2023

Ask A Naturalist: Summer is Here! What are we Hearing and Seeing at HANC?

Ask A Naturalist with Ocean Clevette

July is National Park and Recreation month and this year's theme is "Where Community Grows!" We'll be featuring stories throughout the month that showcase how Roseville Parks and Recreation builds community!

Did you know Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) has a team of naturalists who lead tours and help make visits more educational and enjoyable?

We asked Roseville Naturalist Ocean Clevette:

Now that summer is here, our green spaces are aflutter with wildl...

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Posted on: June 28, 2023

Volunteer Nurtures the Next Generation of Bluebirds

Volunteer Nurtures the Next Generation of Bluebirds.

Peter Evans is bursting with the pride of a new parent as he sets out on a hike through Reservoir Woods to check on some of the park’s newest hatchlings.

The retired teacher is monitoring and tending to a dozen bluebird houses tucked into the grassland areas of the 120-acre natural area. He checks weekly to see which houses have attracted families of bluebirds. He started in the spring counting courting co...

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Posted on: June 28, 2023

Fireworks Safety Reminders

Fireworks safety reminders

Roseville Fire officials are asking residents to be cautious this year so Fourth of July revelry doesn’t result in injury or property damage.

In past years, fire crews have responded to multiple building, grass, and rubbish fires over the holiday. Most were caused by fireworks that were not properly extinguished. Non-explosive and non-aerial fireworks are permitted in Roseville, but fireworks m...

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Posted on: June 23, 2023

Roseville Wins 2023 Sustainable City Award

Roseville Wins 2023 Sustainability Award

We know that Roseville residents cherish their green space, lakes, ponds, and other natural resources and they want them sustained and protected for future generations.

City leaders have listened and are taking action.

Roseville is honored to receive the 2023 Sustainable City Award from the League of Minnesota Cities. The award highlights several initiatives including work on the Xcel Energy Partners in Energy program and implementing our Energy Action Plan.

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Posted on: June 22, 2023

Hwy 36/Fairview Ave. interchange to close for construction on June 26

Hwy 36/Fairview Ave. interchange to close for construction on June 26

The interchange at Hwy 36 and Fairview Avenue near Rosedale Center will close for a month starting on June 26 for reconstruction.

In addition, Fairview Avenue will also remain a single lane in each direction between County Road D and County Road B2 through the end of August. Motorists will not be able to make left turns along that stretch. 

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Posted on: June 21, 2023

Rosefest Road Closures

Rosefest road closures 2023

Rosefest 2023, Celebrating 75 Years of Roseville, kicks-off Thursday, June 22!

This year’s celebration will take place June 22nd through the 28th and July 4th and we certainly hope that you’ll join us for the fun. Two signature events, Run for the Roses and the Rose Parade, will result in some temporary road clos...

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Posted on: May 31, 2023

School Resource Officers Building Meaningful Relationships

School Resource Officers Building  Meaningful Relationships

As the school year comes to a close, we caught up with School Resource Officers Alaina Carrion and Elizabeth Rieffer to hear about their new roles at Roseville Area Schools.

Roseville Area High School Resource Officer Elizabeth Rieffer devotes a portion of each day chatting with students about everything from homework hassles to the finer points of the latest viral video game.

Over at Roseville Area Middle School, School Resou...

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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Namaste Brows & Boutique Owner Wants Clients to Feel Beautiful Inside and Out

Namaste Brows & Boutique Owner Wants Clients to Feel Beautiful Inside and Out

With an expert twist of a cotton thread, Jeena Gurung Vomhof can tame the most unruly eyebrows into sleek arches that frame the eyes and brighten the entire face.

Gurung Vomhof is the owner of Namaste Brows & Boutique, which specializes in all-natural eyebrow shaping as well as eyebrow tinting and facial hair removal. Her boutique in the Lexington Plaza Shoppes, 1718B Lexington Ave. N., also features earrings a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Roseville Firefighters Test Rescue and Fire Attack Skills at Live Burn

Roseville Firefighters Test Rescue and Fire Attack Skills at Live Burn

The room was pitch black and filled with smoke. Firefighters couldn’t see their gloves in front of their faces, so they dropped to their hands and knees and relied on their other heightened senses and years of training to search for survivors.

They crawled along the periphery of the room, balancing 80 pounds of gear on their backs, reaching into the darkness feeling for anyone still trapped inside. Other firefighters pulled hose into the burning building and attacked the fire.

Four survivors wer...

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Neighborhood Enhancement Program Kicks Off

Neighborhood Enhancement Program Kicks Off

City of Roseville staff will be out walking neighborhoods starting in May for the annual Neighborhood Enhancement Program.

Now in its 15th year, the program is part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep neighborhoods and business districts clean, safe, and well maintained. The city inspects half of the city, or about 5,000 properties, each year looking for proper...

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Help keep our lakes and wetlands clean. Adopt a Drain!

We protect Minnesota lakes, rivers, and wetlands!

Storm drains flow directly into our local lakes, rivers, and wetlands, which can deposit trash and debris into our treasured natural resources.

Residents can help keep some of those pollutants out of our community’s water bodies by volunteering for the Adopt-A-Drain program.  

Adopting a drain is easy. Residents can sign-up at Adopt-a-Drain.org, where they create an account with...

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Posted on: May 4, 2023

Mi-Sant Brings Vietnamese Favorites to Roseville

Mi-Sant Brings Vietnamese Favorites to Roseville

A Roseville family of foodies is reimagining fast-casual cuisine with fresh ingredients, made-from-scratch pastries, and the bold and bright flavors that nod to their Vietnamese roots.

Mi-Sant opened in Roseville in the spring of 2021 serving Asian-inspired noodle bowls, French pastries, and banh mi sandwiches, which fuse together those two delicious traditions.

In fact, their name Mi-Sant is a play on their two most popular items: banh ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

New Homeownership Program Exceeds Expectations

New Homeownership Program exceeds expectations

Last spring, the City of Roseville invited homeowners to consider selling to a new affordable housing program that would help the next generation of families achieve the dream of homeownership.

The city, partnering with nonprofit Twin Cities Habitat For Humanity, hoped to acquire and update four homes and sell them to qualifying buyers. City staff mailed 900 letters to homeowners explaining the new program, called a land trust.

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Posted on: April 21, 2023

Roseville Holocaust Survivor Says it’s Important to Share his Story

Roseville Holocaust survivor says it’s important to share his story

Roseville resident Erwin Farkas says he may have survived the Nazi death camps by lying about his age.

The 15-year-old Hungarian Jew heard he needed to be a certain age to be considered suitable for labor, so he told the Nazi guards he was 16 when he arrived at the concentration camp. They sent Farkas and his older brother Zoltan to toil in a machine shop ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Ask A Naturalist: What are the First Signs of Spring at HANC?

Ask A Naturalist: What are the first signs of Spring at the Nature Center?

Did you know Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) has a team of naturalists who lead tours and help make visits more educational and enjoyable?

We asked Roseville Naturalists Ocean Clevette and Jennan Kellogg:  

What are some of the first signs of spring they’re seeing in the 52 acres of marsh, prairie, and forest habitats that surround the Nature Center at Central Park?

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Posted on: April 17, 2023

How Roseville Prepares for all Types of Emergencies

How Roseville Prepares for all types of Emergencies.

April 17–21 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota, an event to refresh, remind and educate residents about seasonal threats from severe weather – and how to avoid them.

Roseville prides itself on being a calm and peaceful community, but our team of professional first responders are regularly training and preparing for all types of emergencies including natural disasters. 

Roseville Fire Chief David Brosnahan, who...

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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Hansen

Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Hansen

Volunteer work seems like second nature to Carol Hansen.

Hansen grew up watching her parents donate their time and talents at the local food shelf, the American Legion, and their church.

“They enjoyed giving back to their community – to others – and instilled that value in me,” Hansen said.

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Posted on: April 4, 2023

Slow Spring Melt Ideal After Record-Setting Winter Snow

Slow Spring Melt Ideal  After Record-Setting  Winter Snow

The cool start to spring after this winter’s record-setting snowfall may dampen our spirits a bit, but it’s good news for the City of Roseville’s stormwater system.

The slow spring melt means the city’s storm system is flowing smoothly and the risk of water overflowing storm basins is low. 

“As of right now, city crews did some investigative work and we don’t have concerns at this point,” said Roseville’s Env...

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Posted on: April 3, 2023

Living with Coyotes

Living with Coyotes

In a few weeks, the Roseville Police Department expects to receive its annual surge of calls related to coyote sightings.

“Most of the calls we receive related to coyotes are in the spring,” said Kirk Lindahl, Roseville Police Department’s Lead Community Service Officer. “This is when their pups are born and the adults travel further f...

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Posted on: March 29, 2023

Expand Your Skills Working for Roseville this Summer

We're hiring seasonal summer Parks and Recreation staff.

Land your first job or build your professional resume with sought-after skills including program planning, time management, and leadership!

The City of Roseville is hiring more than 100 seasonal employees this summer. Wages start at $14 an hour. In addition to competitive pay, Roseville’s seasonal jobs provide an opportunity to explore career opportunities in parks and recreation an...

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Posted on: March 31, 2023

Roseville Police Chief Erika Scheider Strives to Innovate

Roseville Police Chief Erika Scheider Strives to Innovate

March is Women’s History Month. This year’s theme is Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories. The City of Roseville is recognizing influential women who are doing exceptional work and bringing positive change to the community.

Roseville Police Chief Erika Scheider originally thought she’d pursue a career in social work.  

She was finishing up her degree in psychology and communications at Augsburg University when a police ride-along changed her mind.

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Posted on: March 24, 2023

Christina Hester Honored as Principal of the Year

Christina Hester Honored  as Principal of the Year

March is Women’s History Month. This year’s theme is Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories. The City of Roseville is recognizing influential women who are doing exceptional work and bringing positive change to the community.

Roseville Area High School Principal Chris Hester embraced working directly with students as a science teacher early in her career.

But the idea that she should could multiply her impact and help even more students is what ultimately drew her to the princi...

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Posted on: March 22, 2023

Roseville Awards $60,000 to Nonprofits Impacted by COVID

Roseville Awards $60,000 to local nonprofits impacted by COVID.

The City of Roseville has awarded $60,000 to six local nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including a food shelf, a furniture bank, and a mental health and youth services provider.

On Monday, the Roseville City Council approved $10,000 grants to: 

  • Bhutanese Community Organization of Minnesota (BCOM) 
  • Bridging 
  • Keystone Community Services 
  • Karen Organization of Minnesota (KOM) 
  • Kids in Need Fou...
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Posted on: March 20, 2023

Minnesota Recycling Works

Minnesota Recycling Works. A woman holds a bin full of recyclables.

Have you ever questioned if recycling is worth it? Short answer: yes. Beyond saving energy and protecting natural resources, recycling also supports vital industries.

Recycling is the process of collecting materials that would otherwise be thrown away and turning them into new products. Our cans, bottles and paper are dropped off at a local facility where people and machines sort the recycling into material types which...

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

Visit Roseville’s Julie Wearn Named Tourism Professional of the Year

Visit Roseville’s Julie Wearn  Named Tourism Professional of the Year

March is Women’s History Month. This year’s theme is Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories. The City of Roseville is recognizing influential women who are doing exceptional work and bringing positive change to the community.

In just two words, Visit Roseville CEO Julie Wearn and her team have brilliantly summed up with makes Roseville a premier destination: Perfectly Positioned.  

“We are perfectly positioned to anything you want to do in the Twin Cities,&am...

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Posted on: March 15, 2023

Roseville Welcomes New Nature Center Supervisor

Roseville Welcomes New Nature Center Supervisor Deon Haider

There’s a new leader of the pack at Roseville’s Harriet Alexander Nature Center!

Deon Haider is the new parks and recreation supervisor overseeing programming and staff at the nature center.

Haider oversees a team of naturalists who help visitors explore the center and the surrounding 52 acres of marsh, prairie, and forest. A network of trails and boardwalks allow visitors to discover all three habitats. She will also manage the Live @ The Ro...

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Posted on: March 13, 2023

Roseville Parks and Recreation Offers New Inclusion Services Program

Roseville Parks and Recreation offers inclusion services so everyone can succeed.

The City of Roseville will partner with a Twin Cities nonprofit to ensure children and adults of all abilities can more fully participate and enjoy recreational programs.

Starting this spring, the city has contracted with the nonprofit Reach for Resources to provide individual support services for people with disabilities. The service is free of charge.

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Posted on: March 8, 2023

Amanda Becker creates connections as a filmmaker and Roseville Human Rights Commissioner

Amanda Becker creates connections as a filmmaker and Roseville Human Rights Commissioner

March is Women’s History Month. This year’s theme is Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories. The City of Roseville is recognizing influential women who are doing exceptional work and bringing positive change to the community.

Amanda Becker became a filmmaker because she wanted to tell stories that “create connection.” That’s what also inspired her to serve as a Roseville commissioner.  

“I joined the City of Roseville’s Human Rights, Inclusion and Engagement Commission...

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

New Roseville Fire Cadet Gains Valuable Experience

New Roseville  Fire Cadet Gains Valuable Experience

Jarod Henderson was working as an emergency medical technician as part of an ambulance crew when he first saw firefighters in action.

Firefighters helped rescue an individual suffering from a medical emergency who was trapped behind a locked door.

“Seeing how they worked and navigated the situation was really cool.” Henderson said. “At that moment in time, I thought I want to do what they do.”

Henderson, 22, has been hired as the City of Roseville’s second firefighter cadet, a hands-on part-time emp...

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Posted on: March 6, 2023

Local Groups Bring Roseville Parks and Recreation to the Next Level

Local Groups Bring Roseville Parks and Recreation to the Next Level

For decades, a trio of grassroots nonprofits have worked hand in hand with the city to nurture Roseville’s parks and recreation facilities, helping to fund critical improvements and add creative flourishes to the city’s greenspace.

Stroll the elevated boardwalk through the city’s nature preserve. Take in Roseville’s “Blooming Boulevard,” a breathtaking sweep of 7,000 flowers along Central Park’s Lexington Avenue entrance. Plan a playdate at the city’s new inclusive playground in Cen...

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

City to Plant 1,500 Trees to Counter Emerald Ash Borer Destruction

City to Plant 1,500 Trees to Counter Emerald Ash Borer Destruction

The invasive emerald ash borer, a metallic green beetle with a menacing appetite, has doomed millions of ash trees in the United States and in Minnesota.

In response to the pest, the City of Roseville has launched a multi-pronged approach that includes planting 1,500 trees. That’s 40 percent more than the 900 public ash trees in parks and along boulevards slated for removal.

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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Roseville Police Hosts Hyundai Steering Wheel Lock Giveaway

Roseville Police Hosts Hyundai Steering Wheel Lock Giveaway

Due to a recent dramatic increase in auto thefts involving Kia and Hyundai, the Roseville Police Department and Hyundai Motor Corporation are teaming up to give away steering wheel locks for the following keyed vehicles.

2015-2021 Hyundai Accent, Elantra, Kona, Santa Fe, Sonota, Tuscon

2015-2018 Hyundai Veloster

**WITHOUT EXCEPTION, ONLY THE ABOVE LISTED VEHICLES ARE ELIGIBLE**

**ROSEVILLE RESIDENTS ONLY / ONE LOCK PER VEHICLE**

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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Removing Racist Language from Property Deeds

Removing racist language from property deeds.

Homeownership is one significant way American families accrue wealth and pass it on to future generations.

Families of color were historically excluded from homeownership here in Roseville, in Minnesota, and in communities across the country through various mechanisms, including racial covenants that explicitly forbid non-white families from owning certain hom...

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Posted on: February 22, 2023

City Offices will be closed due to weather on Thursday, February 23.

City Offices will be closed due to weather on Thursday, February 23.

Roseville City Offices (including the License and Passport Center) will be closed due to weather on Thursday, February 23.

City staff will work from home. If you need assistance, please visit our staff directory at https://www.cityofroseville.com/directory.aspx

Recyling Schedule Update:

Due to the winter storm, recycling routes are cancelled for Thursday, Feb 23. All Roseville ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2023

City Pauses New Short-Term Rental License Program

City Pauses New Short-Term Rental License Program

The City of Roseville has stopped issuing new short-term rental licenses to further evaluate its licensing program.

The Roseville City Council voted 4-1 to temporarily pause licensing at the Feb. 13 meeting after hearing from residents. Short-term rentals refer to residential properties that are offered for lease, often in lieu of a hotel, on websites including Airbnb ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2023

Keya Park Chosen as New Name for Pocahontas Park

Keya Park chosen as new name for Pocahontas Park

Keya means turtle in the Dakota language and it's now the new name for a Roseville neighborhood park.

In February, the City Council voted to rename the 5.7-acre park, formerly called Pocahontas Park, after two years of analysis and robust community engagement. 

Keya (pronounced Kay–Ah) nods to both the land's history and its wildlife. The entire T...

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Posted on: February 8, 2023

Press Release: Roseville Fire Responds to Residence Hall Blaze

Roseville Fire Department news release 02/07/23

The Roseville Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a University of Northwestern residence hall and extinguished a kitchenette blaze on Tuesday, February 7.

No injuries were reported, but a resident room in the building sustained fire and smoke damage. An adjacent hallway also sustained minor smoke damage.

Firefighters were dispatched at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday to the residence hall on Eagle Drive. Upon arrival, th...

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Posted on: February 7, 2023

2023 Spring Tree Sale Opens March 1

Roseville Tree Sale preview is now open.

As part of the City of Roseville’s multi-pronged Emerald Ash Borer Program, the city is excited to partner with Tree Trust to help create an affordable option for residents to help maintain the tree canopy on private property in Roseville.

Here are the Details:

  • Ordering begins March 1st, 2023 at 8:00am. Trees are $40 each. You may purchase 2 trees per Roseville address. Landlords may purchase trees for up to 5 properties. Trees must be planted in Roseville.
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Posted on: February 6, 2023

Make Home Improvements This Winter with Help From the City

Make Home Improvements This Winter with Help From the City.

Looking to score a great deal on new appliances over President's Day weekend? Be sure to buy high-efficiency labeled appliances and get a rebate on your water bill.

The City of Roseville, in partnership with the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment, is offering up to $300 off your water bill for upgrading/repairing your irrigation system (75% rebate) or replacing your toilet, clothes w...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Free Electronics Recycling for Roseville Residents

Recycle your unwanted electronics for free with Ramsey County.

Ramsey County residents looking to get rid of computers, televisions, cell phones, and other electronics now have a free and easy way to recycle them.

Ramsey County has partnered with Repowered to refurbish or recycle unwanted electronics, keeping toxic metals like lead, mercury, and cadmium out of the environment. All data from electronics dropped off at Repowered will be physically destroyed or electr...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Volunteer Spotlight: City of Roseville Commissioner Ed Hodder

Volunteer Spotlight - City of Roseville Commissioner Ed Hodder

Ed Hodder is no stranger to public service and is one of few residents to have served on two separate Roseville Commissions.

Hodder served as a Finance Commissioner from 2014 to 2020, and returned in March of 2022 to serve as a commissioner on the city’s Public Works, Environment, and Transportation Commission, more commonly referred to as the PWET Commission. &nb...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Deputy Chief Joe Adams Graduates from FBI National Academy

Deputy Chief Joe Adams Graduates from FBI National Academy

On December 8, 2022, Deputy Chief Joe Adams became the fifth member of the Roseville Police Department to graduate from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

The FBI National Academy is a professional course of study for U.S. and international law enforcement managers and is internationally known for its academic excellence. Adams graduated alongside members of law enforcement agencies from 48 states, 25 count...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

2023 City Budget Finalized and Approved

2023 Budget Finalized and Approved

After a months-long process that started in April, 2022, Roseville City Council officially adopted the 2023 budget at the December 5, 2022 City Council meeting. The 2023 city budget is $61,327,870, an increase of $2,677,706 or 4.6% from the previous year.

The Roseville city budget is comprised of tax-supported revenue (primarily residential and commercial property taxes) and non-tax supported revenue (fees for services, user fees, intergovernmental transfers, investments, etc.).

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Community Visioning Event Jan. 10

Please join us for a community visioning event on January 10.

Please join us for community visioning activities and discussions on January 10 at the Ramsey County Library. There will be hot chocolate and treats for everyone!

Tuesday, January 10, 2023: 6:30-7:30 p.m.Ramsey County Library2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

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Posted on: December 27, 2022

Dale Street Safety Conversion Open House - Jan. 10

Dale Street Safety Conversion Jan. 10 open house

Ramsey County, in collaboration with the cities of Roseville and Saint Paul, is working to redesign Dale Street between Highway 36 and north of Como Avenue.

This redesign will include a 4-to-3 lane conversion of Dale Street to reduce the frequency and severity of crashes occurring along the roadway.

The roadway will be resurfaced and restriped and signals will be replaced or updated along the corridor. The ear...

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Recycling pickup cancelled today (12/15) due to weather and road conditions

Recycling pickup delayed due to weather and road conditions

Recycling pick-up today (12/15) will be delayed until tomorrow (12/16) due to weather and road conditions. Friday’s pick-up will be delayed to Saturday (12/17).
If you have questions, please contact Eureka Recycling at 612-NO-WASTE (612-669-2783).

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Posted on: December 12, 2022

Roseville Parks and Recreation Winter Registration Opens December 13!

Five ice skaters pose for a picture at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL.

Stay active this winter with Roseville Parks and Recreation! Registration opens December 13 at 8:00 a.m.

Click here to view the brochure.

Did you know Roseville Parks and Recreation offers a fee assistance program? Click here to learn more

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Roseville Winter Fun

People ice skate at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL.

Winter is in full swing, and there’s plenty of fun for all starting this weekend in Roseville!

December 3, 2022, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.?Rice and Larpenteur Alliance Winter Warm-Up?Maplewood Corner of Rice St and Larpenteur AveCelebrate community with a free cookout, snacks, hot beverages, live music, bonfires, Llama petting zoo, and much more at Rice and ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Jesse Freihammer Named Roseville Public Works Director

Jesse Freihammer Named Roseville Public Works Director

The City of Roseville is excited to name Jesse Freihammer as its new Public Works Director.

Freihammer received his degree in Civil Engineering from North Dakota State University and started with the City of Roseville in 2015. Freihammer served as City Engineer and Assistant Public Works Director before his recent promotion to Public Works Direc...
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Posted on: November 25, 2022

Celebrating Native American Heritage at City Hall

Native American Heritage Display Case at Roseville City Hall.

Today, as we celebrate Native American Heritage Day, we’re proud to share a very special display case honoring Native American Culture at City Hall!

The display case was curated by Roseville resident, Jessica Raygor, from her family’s collection of Native American treasures.
Stop by City Hall and see each of these beautiful creations and read about the artists who created them.
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Posted on: November 25, 2022

City Offices Closed November 24 and 25

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Roseville City Hall and the Roseville License and Passport Center will be closed on November 24 and 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Thursday and Friday garbage and recycling collection will be delayed by one day following the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Students Learn About Native American Culture at HANC (Gallery)

Students learn about Native American culture at HANC.

November marks Native American Heritage month, which honors the unique heritage of this continent's First People. Today, a group of students did just that at Harriet Alexander Nature Center.

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

RPD Accepting Donations for 17th Annual Shop with a Cop

RPD Accepting Donations for Shop with a Cop Program

On December 7, the Roseville Police Department will host its annual Shop with a Cop program.

This year marks the 17th consecutive year that the department has paired officers up with children from the community to go on a shopping spree and spend some time getting to know each other.  

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Winter In Roseville

"Winter in Roseville" with a picture of a snowplow in the background.

Hate it or love it - snow is flying here in Minnesota! Check out these winter tips and always remember to slow down and leave extra room between other vehicles during the winter season.

The city makes every effort to clear snow as quickly as possible after each snow event. Plows often operate overnight when fewer cars are on the road. Crews generally start with the most heavily trafficked roads before moving on to other roads, cul-de-sac...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Jessica Raygor

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Thanks to volunteers like Jessica, the city is able to keep the Harriet Alexander Nature Center open for community members to enjoy year-round.

In this edition, we're featuring Roseville resident Jessica Raygor. Jessica grew up in Roseville and graduated from Roseville Area High School. Like many others in our community, Jessica moved out-of-state, but later returned to Roseville, buying...

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Choose Roseville Helps Showcase 35 Local Small Businesses

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The Choose Roseville campaign has worked hard to enhance the relationship between the City of Roseville and the small business community. Choose Roseville has visited over 187 businesses offering help with social media, video, marketing and other support.

“I can tell that it meant a lot to businesses that we were stopping by and offering to help,” says Roseville EDA Intern Ruben Dominguez. 

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Local Artists Beautify Utility Boxes Along Rice Street

Local artists beautify utility boxes along Rice Street

Local artists Venla Vang, Fresh Vibes, and Briauna Williams create works of art with utility boxes as their canvas through the “Connecting Community to Lake McCarrons through Public Art” program.

The installations can be found along Rice St at Arlington Ave, Nebraska Ave, Wheelock Pkwy, and Larpenteur Ave. The four works were inspired by feedback about what Lake McCarrons means to community members.

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

November City Proclamation - Native American Heritage Month

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The City of Roseville joins other cities in celebrating Native American Heritage Month, honoring the unique heritage of this continent's First People, and reaffirming the commitment to respect each tribe's sovereignty and cultural identity.

There is a deep, rich Native American history in the State of Minnesota going back 10,000 years. Minnesota is home to eleven Tribal Nations and a resilient and robust urban Native American community. Along with the Dakota people and Anishinaabe people, th...

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips

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Happy Halloween! Here are some trick-or-treat safety tips to keep you and your family safe!

  • Bring flashlights, glow sticks, and put reflective tape on costumes.
  • Make sure you have a route planned in advance.
  • Make sure you trick-or-treat only in well-lit areas.
  • Have a grown-up check every “treat” that you receive.
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Posted on: October 27, 2022

2023 Budget Update

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Roseville’s 2023 budget process is entering the home stretch.

The City Council adopted the 2023 preliminary city and Roseville Economic Development Authority (REDA) budgets and tax levies at the September 26 City Council meeting. The preliminary levy can be lowered at the December 5 City Council meeting, but it can’...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

MN OVAL Gets Major Renovations Ahead of 2022 Season

MN OVAL Gets Major Renovations Ahead of 2022 Season

Construction is nearly complete on a $3.9 million planned renovation project at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL, just in time for the opening of the rink’s 29th season on November 18, 2022.

The project is being funded with State of Minnesota Capital Investment dollars and was developed to update elements of the OVAL that had outlived their useful life. “These renovations ensure that the MN OVAL will continue to be a special recreat...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Halloween Spooktacular Returns to HANC this Weekend!

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Join us at Harriet Alexander Nature Center for the Halloween Spooktacular on October 29 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

There will be Live Owls from the Wildlife Science Center, Barrel Train Rides by Kaptain Kirby, an Indoor Halloween Craft, Trunk-or-Treat by Calvary Church Youth & Free Refreshments!

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Free Drive-Through Grocery Event

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Keystone Community Services is offering a free drive-through grocery pick-up event at Roseville Public Works. Families can expect to receive one bag of 5-7 varieties of fruits and vegetables and assorted shelf-stable grocery items.

November 5, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Roseville Public Works - 2660 Civic Center Dr

Registrations are nearly full - sign up today!

What will I receive? Every household will receive one box that includes:

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Help Rename Pocahontas Park

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This final list of names for Pocahontas Park has been compiled from a variety of engagement methods throughout the summer and the Roseville Parks and Recreation Commission is seeking feedback from the community.

Click here to view a list of the names that have been suggested.

Please review the list and provide the Commission with feedback on which name(s) you would recommend for the park and why. 

The following elements could be useful for park naming:

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Give Blood and Receive a $10 Gift Card

Give blood at Roseville Fire Station on October 21 and receive a $10 gift card.

Help save lives - donations are urgently needed! Give blood at the Roseville Fire Station on October 21 and receive a $10 gift card to a retailer of your choice!

October 21 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Paving Work at License Center Begins October 6

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Please expect less parking space at the License Center while this maintenance work is completed - we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Combating Emerald Ash Borer - Volunteer at the Roseville Tree Planting Project

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As part of the city's accelerated Emerald Ash Borer program, we invite volunteers to help plant over 100 trees in Roseville in partnership with Tree Trust this October!

Register for OCT 15 by contacting Rachel Boggs at 651-792-7028

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

City of Roseville Now Hiring Public Works Director

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The City of Roseville, Minnesota, is seeking an experienced, forward-thinking Public Works Director to play a strategic leadership role in helping shape the vision of how the city’s infrastructure needs are met.

The Public Works Director is responsible for the overall operations and staff of the Public Works Department directly or through supervisory personnel engaged in the planning and design of the city’s infrastructure and facilities, the maintenance of city ...
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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Sign up for Healing Gardens Guided Tour

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Take a stroll with Ramsey County Master Gardeners (RCMG) as they demonstrate the improvements made to create a space for healing and recovery for visitors.

Members of Ramsey County Master Gardeners will take visitors along the pathways that wind in and around the Muriel Sahlin Arboretum gardens and view the signage that helps park visitors understand how nature contributes positively to mental and physical w...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

2022 Roseville Election Results

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City of Roseville election results can be found on the Secretary of State's election results page at MNVotes.org

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

City Appoints Two New Commissioners

City Appoints Two New Commissioners

On Monday, September 19, Roseville City Council approved two new commissioners to the Planning and Public Works, Environment & Transportation (PWET) Commissions.

Allison Luongo will join the PWET Commission and Pamela Aspnes will join the Planning Commission. Both commissioners will hold their positions until March 31, 2024.

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Apply to be a Roseville Youth Commissioner Today

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Do you know a young person who would be a great voice in local government?

The City has openings for Roseville residents under 18, who would like to be youth commissioners.

City of Roseville Seeks Student Voices

There are openings on the Finance Commission; Human Rights, Inclusion, and Engagement Commission (HRIEC); Parks and Recreation Commission; and the Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission.&n...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Civic Campus Open House - Thursday, September 22

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There will be a community meeting to discuss the Civic Campus Pre-Design Project. The project builds on the general direction established during the 2020-2021 Civic Campus Master Plan.

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

City Recognized for Outstanding Parks Programming and Partnerships

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The City of Roseville received two Awards of Excellence from the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) this month.

Each year, the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) recognizes the work of parks and recreation departments throughout the state. This year, the association recognized the City in the Partnership and Programs and Events categories for their 20...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

City Implements New Tools to Help Make Data-Driven Decisions on Staffing, Recruitment

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On Monday, September 13, City staff presented the City’s Quarterly Strategic Equity Update to City Council.

Strategic Equity Manager Thomas Brooks presented several new tools that the City is implementing, that will help it reach its strategic equity goals: diversifying the workplace, diversifying commission make-up, and developing a racial equity toolkit to gu...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Share Your Vision for the Future of Roseville

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The Community Visioning Process has started! What are your big ideas for Roseville? How do you see the future of Roseville? What does an equitable community look like? What are the public spaces like?

The city is leading a community visioning process – Envision Roseville – to help answer these questions and more. This project is about defining the vision for the community and translating that vision into action. The city has seen a ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2022

Community Land Trust Pilot Program Sees Early Success

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A first-of-its kind partnership is on track to create more opportunities for affordable home ownership in Roseville.

In November, 2021, the Roseville City Council approved a partnership between Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity and the City of Roseville Economic Development Authority (EDA). The goal was to create a Community Land Trust that would add up to four affordabl...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Emerald Ash Borer Update

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This spring, the City of Roseville and Tree Trust continued their work to restore and repopulate the tree population of Roseville as part of the City’s accelerated emerald ash borer (EAB) program.

In 2013, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture declared the City of Roseville to be within the emerald ash borer infestation zone and placed a quarantine on ash trees in Ramsey and Hennepin counties. This means that all ash trees within the city are con...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Understanding Your Utility Bill

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The City of Roseville bills quarterly for water and sewage. Take a look at the sections below in pink and yellow to help you better understand the charges on your utility bill.

To lower your utility bill, you may reduce your residential water usage. A reduction in usage will reduce your charges in the sections highlighted in yellow.

The pink sections represent fixed charges that do not change from month to month.

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

New School Resource Officers Ready for a Great School Year

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Roseville Police School Resource Officers (SROs) are ready for their first day of school. Officers Liz Peterson and Alaina Carrion will join Roseville Area Schools (RAS) this year as the district’s newest SROs.

SROs provide assistance to students and their families, staff, and administrators during difficult situations. Roseville Police Chief Erika Scheider says it's all about building relationships with students and their families. 

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

2022 Election Candidate Forums

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Be more informed about your vote. Watch candidate forums, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, televised by NineNorth.

The general election is Tuesday, November 8. Below are some forums that you may watch to help you understand the priorities of the candidates running for office in your district. 

Roseville City Council and Mayoral Candidate Forum 

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Roseville Fire First in the State to Offer Advanced Life Support Services

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Beginning August 24, first responders at the Roseville Fire Department will be able to respond to calls with enhanced life-saving capabilities through their innovative Advanced Life Support (ALS) program.

Through the ALS program, paramedics are able to provide certain specialized care that was once only available from partnering ambulance agencies. Roseville Fire is the first Fire Department in the state to be able to provide the enhanced services.

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

City Recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month

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At its Monday, August 22 City Council meeting, the City proclaimed September 15 through October 15 to be Hispanic Heritage month in the City of Roseville.

The City of Roseville invites all members of the community to celebrate 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month, “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.” The theme encourages us to ensure that all voices are represented and welcomed to help build stronger commun...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

2023 Budget Discussions Move Forward

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City Manager Patrick Trudgeon presented the preliminary recommended budget to City Council on August 22.

City Council will vote on approving the preliminary budget and property tax levy at its September 26 meeting. State statute requires cities to set a preliminary tax levy before September 30 for the upcoming fiscal year. Once the preliminary tax levy is ad...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Group Volunteers Make it Happen

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From green space cleanup to helping with summer events, the City of Roseville’s group volunteers play an important role in our community.

For the past two years, the Sustainability At Veritas Empowered (SAVE) group has headed out to Langton Lake Park, with buckets and grabbers in hand, to help clean up the park. Veritas is one of many groups that have chosen to adopt a Roseville park.

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Community Corner: Reservoir Woods

In addition to more familiar birds, the “Woods” are home to indigo buntings, bluebirds, flycatchers, orioles and rose-breasted grosbeaks. There are hawks and owls, warblers and ducks. The park even hosts the state’s largest B...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Parks and Recreation Fall Program Registration is Open

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Fall program registration for Roseville Parks and Recreation activities is now open. Choose from a full list of opportunities for kids and adults, including new programs such as Nature Connect, dance classes, and more!

You can register online, in person at Roseville City Hall, or by phone. Scholarships are available for Roseville residents.

Roseville Parks and Recreation Program Registration 

2660 Civic Center Drive, Roseville

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

City Declares August 12, 2022 to be Karen Martyrs' Day in Roseville

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On August 12, the City of Roseville commemorates Karen Martyrs' Day.

The City of Roseville is committed to recognizing and honoring the contributions of all members of our communities. On August 12, 1950, Karen National leader Saw Ba U Gyi, the founder and president of the Karen National Union (KNU), was assassinated with ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Special Meeting for 2022 Primary Election Canvass

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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

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

New Roseville Fire Cadet Gains Valuable Experience

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

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

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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.

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Aug 10, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

UPDATE: Primary Election Canvass Results

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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

 Updated Friday, August 12, 2022

Roseville City Council held a special meeting Friday, August 12th to canvass the results of the Primary Election. Watch Meeting

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

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Corey Yunke Wins 2022 MAGC Communicator of the Year Award

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: 

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Crash Investigation – Larpenteur Avenue and Galtier Street

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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!

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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. 

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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.

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Free Kids Gardening Classes

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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

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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."

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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. 

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Orange Cone Update: Road Construction in the City of Roseville

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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.
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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: 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

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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: 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 tha...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

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

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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

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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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Posted on: May 24, 2022

City Releases All-Department Equity and Inclusion Report

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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: June 16, 2022

Mapping Prejudice in Ramsey County

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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: 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 tha...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

City Council Approves Conversion Therapy Ban

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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: 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: November 30, 2023

Discover one-of-a-kind treasures at Holiday Craft Fair!

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Find unique and handmade gifts for family, friends, and yourself this weekend at the annual Holiday Craft Fair at Roseville City Hall.

The Harriet Alexander Nature Center presents the craft fair with all vendor fees going to support the city’s free-to-the-public nature center.

The sale features quality, hand-crafted items, exhibited and sold by more than 50 local crafters and ar...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Ask a Naturalist: How do different animals survive our harsh Minnesota winters?

Ask a Naturalist - How do different animals survive our harsh Minnesota winters?

Did you know Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) has a team of naturalists who lead tours, host hands-on classes, and help make visits more educational and enjoyable?

We asked Nature Center Supervisor and Naturalist Deon Haider, how do different animals survive our harsh Minnesota winters? 

Deon: It depends on the type of animal. Reptiles like Frank, our nature center’s resident painted turtle, are co...

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Acclaimed Mosaic Artist to Create Towering Art Installations at Harriet Alexander Nature Center

Mosaic Artist to Create Towering Art Installations at HANC

The mid-morning sun filters into mosaic artist Lori Greene’s colorful Snelling Avenue studio.

Lori gazes down at her latest work in progress on the table in front of her: a beautiful doe and her fawn created with hundreds of precisely placed ceramic tiles.

With the help of a generous donor, the City of Roseville has commissioned the acclaimed mosai...

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Posted on: July 12, 2023

Ask A Naturalist: Summer is Here! What are we Hearing and Seeing at HANC?

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July is National Park and Recreation month and this year's theme is "Where Community Grows!" We'll be featuring stories throughout the month that showcase how Roseville Parks and Recreation builds community!

Did you know Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) has a team of naturalists who lead tours and help make visits more educational and enjoyable?

We asked Roseville Naturalist Ocean Clevette:

Now that summer is here, our green spaces are aflutter with wildl...

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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Ask A Naturalist: What are the First Signs of Spring at HANC?

Ask A Naturalist: What are the first signs of Spring at the Nature Center?

Did you know Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) has a team of naturalists who lead tours and help make visits more educational and enjoyable?

We asked Roseville Naturalists Ocean Clevette and Jennan Kellogg:  

What are some of the first signs of spring they’re seeing in the 52 acres of marsh, prairie, and forest habitats that surround the Nature Center at Central Park?

Ocean: One of the ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2023

Roseville Welcomes New Nature Center Supervisor

Roseville Welcomes New Nature Center Supervisor Deon Haider

There’s a new leader of the pack at Roseville’s Harriet Alexander Nature Center!

Deon Haider is the new parks and recreation supervisor overseeing programming and staff at the nature center.

Haider oversees a team of naturalists who help visitors explore the center and the surrounding 52 acres of marsh, prairie, and forest. A network of trails and boardwalks allow visitors to discover all three habitats. She will also manage the Live @ The Ro...

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Roseville Winter Fun

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Winter is in full swing, and there’s plenty of fun for all starting this weekend in Roseville!

December 3, 2022, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.?Rice and Larpenteur Alliance Winter Warm-Up?Maplewood Corner of Rice St and Larpenteur AveCelebrate community with a free cookout, snacks, hot beverages, live music, bonfires, Llama petting zoo, and much more at Rice and ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Students Learn About Native American Culture at HANC (Gallery)

Students learn about Native American culture at HANC.

November marks Native American Heritage month, which honors the unique heritage of this continent's First People. Today, a group of students did just that at Harriet Alexander Nature Center.

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Jessica Raygor

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Thanks to volunteers like Jessica, the city is able to keep the Harriet Alexander Nature Center open for community members to enjoy year-round.

In this edition, we're featuring Roseville resident Jessica Raygor. Jessica grew up in Roseville and graduated from Roseville Area High School. Like many others in our community, Jessica moved out-of-state, but later returned to Roseville, buying...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Sign up for Healing Gardens Guided Tour

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Take a stroll with Ramsey County Master Gardeners (RCMG) as they demonstrate the improvements made to create a space for healing and recovery for visitors.

Members of Ramsey County Master Gardeners will take visitors along the pathways that wind in and around the Muriel Sahlin Arboretum gardens and view the signage that helps park visitors understand how nature contributes positively to mental and physical w...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Share Your Vision for the Future of Roseville

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The Community Visioning Process has started! What are your big ideas for Roseville? How do you see the future of Roseville? What does an equitable community look like? What are the public spaces like?

The city is leading a community visioning process – Envision Roseville – to help answer these questions and more. This project is about defining the vision for the community and translating that vision into action. The city has seen a ...

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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.

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Aug 10, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT

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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: November 30, 2022

Roseville Winter Fun

People ice skate at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL.

Winter is in full swing, and there’s plenty of fun for all starting this weekend in Roseville!

December 3, 2022, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.?Rice and Larpenteur Alliance Winter Warm-Up?Maplewood Corner of Rice St and Larpenteur AveCelebrate community with a free cookout, snacks, hot beverages, live music, bonfires, Llama petting zoo, and much more at Rice and ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Sign up for Healing Gardens Guided Tour

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Take a stroll with Ramsey County Master Gardeners (RCMG) as they demonstrate the improvements made to create a space for healing and recovery for visitors.

Members of Ramsey County Master Gardeners will take visitors along the pathways that wind in and around the Muriel Sahlin Arboretum gardens and view the signage that helps park visitors understand how nature contributes positively to mental and physical w...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Community Corner: Reservoir Woods

In addition to more familiar birds, the “Woods” are home to indigo buntings, bluebirds, flycatchers, orioles and rose-breasted grosbeaks. There are hawks and owls, warblers and ducks. The park even hosts the state’s largest B...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Emerald Ash Borer Update

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This spring, the City of Roseville and Tree Trust continued their work to restore and repopulate the tree population of Roseville as part of the City’s accelerated emerald ash borer (EAB) program.

In 2013, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture declared the City of Roseville to be within the emerald ash borer infestation zone and placed a quarantine on ash trees in Ramsey and Hennepin counties. This means that all ash trees within the city are con...

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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

Muriel Sahl...

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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: November 30, 2023

North Suburban Holiday Light Map Returns for 2023!

2023 Holiday Light Map

The North Suburban Holiday Light Map is back for 2023! Get ready to embark on a dazzling journey through a winter wonderland of twinkling lights and festive cheer.

Visit and vote for your favorite homes on the tour as holiday light decorators could win prizes for their efforts. Gather some of your favorite holiday treats and make it a memorable night with family and friends. 

Participating cities include:&am...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Ask a Naturalist: How do different animals survive our harsh Minnesota winters?

Ask a Naturalist - How do different animals survive our harsh Minnesota winters?

Did you know Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) has a team of naturalists who lead tours, host hands-on classes, and help make visits more educational and enjoyable?

We asked Nature Center Supervisor and Naturalist Deon Haider, how do different animals survive our harsh Minnesota winters? 

Deon: It depends on the type of animal. Reptiles like Frank, our nature center’s resident painted turtle, are co...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 14, 2023

USA Today: OVAL one of the nation's best; Help us win the title!

Vote for the OVAL!

The Guidant John Rose OVAL MN is the largest outdoor refrigerated ice skating facility in North America. This fantastic Roseville attraction has been nominated as one of the best outdoor ice rinks in the country by USA Today.

Voters can watch the live leaderboard and vote daily until December 4. We're currently number 1 on the leaderboard!

The competition is fierce! We are up against New York City’s Rockefeller Center Rink; James C. Sheffield Speed Skating Ov...

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Posted on: November 6, 2023

Meet the OVAL’s New Ice Technician and Zamboni Driver

Meet the OVAL’s New Ice Technician and Zamboni Driver

Each winter, thousands of ice skaters glide around the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL, North America's largest sheet of outdoor refrigerated ice located right here in Roseville.

Taylor Driesen is the city’s new ice arena maintenance staff member working behind the scenes making sure the experience goes smoothly. 

She is one of three ice technicians, overseeing putting in the ice in mid-November. She maintains an...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

New Playground is the Final Touch of Keya Park’s Transformation

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One of Roseville's neighborhood parks has a new look and feel to match its new name!

This month, community members, including families and children, and parks staff installed Keya Park's new green, tan and blue play structures.

Keya means turtle in the Dakota language and the playground embraces that theme. The imaginative new pla...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Volunteers Roll up Their Sleeves for Prairie Restoration

Volunteers Roll up Their Sleeves for Prairie  Restoration

The call for help went out on a Friday.

By Monday morning, a group of passionate nature lovers who are part of Roseville’s Volunteer Stewardship Program huddled in the middle of a beautiful blooming prairie at Reservoir Woods Park ready to work.

The meadow, flush with black-eyed Susans, purple bergamot blooms, and tall grasses, feels wild and effortless.  

It’s actually taken years of labor and patience to reestablish the prairie habitat at one of Roseville’s most natu...

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Acclaimed Mosaic Artist to Create Towering Art Installations at Harriet Alexander Nature Center

Mosaic Artist to Create Towering Art Installations at HANC

The mid-morning sun filters into mosaic artist Lori Greene’s colorful Snelling Avenue studio.

Lori gazes down at her latest work in progress on the table in front of her: a beautiful doe and her fawn created with hundreds of precisely placed ceramic tiles.

With the help of a generous donor, the City of Roseville has commissioned the acclaimed mosai...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

75 Years of Roseville: The History of The Guidant John Rose MN OVAL

The History of the MN OVAL

Late Governor Rudy Perpich dreamed of Minnesota hosting the winter Olympics. To make that goal a reality, Minnesota needed world-class sports facilities.

That’s how Roseville's Guidant John Rose MN OVAL was first conceived in the 1980s. Perpich, in pursuit of the 1996 U.S. Olympic bid, urged lawmakers to help fund a series of sport facilities including a state-of-the-art national speedsk...

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

Residents go Above and Beyond to Beautify Neighborhood Park

Residents go above and beyond to beautify neighborhood park

Residents surrounding Roseville’s Keller Mayflower Park adore their charming neighborhood park, but they also had ideas about ways to spruce up their shared green space.

The group called the Keller Mayflower Park Neighbors has joined forces with Roseville Parks and Recreation to improve their neighborhood park including adding nearly a dozen new trees. 

It’s been a really fun collaboration,” sa...

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

New Park Passport Program is an Invitation to Explore

 New Park Passport Program is an invitation to explore

Did you know the City of Roseville has 32 picturesque parks spanning 679 acres?
Explore some or all of them with Roseville’s new Park Passport Program!

Pick up your free passport at the Parks and Recreation Office at City Hall. The passport is a handy booklet which lists the address, amenities, color photos and a fun challenge to complete at each park! 

Roseville Parks and Recreation summer inter...

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Posted on: July 20, 2023

Looking Back: The Forefather to Roseville’s Nationally Recognized Parks

Looking Back: The Forefather to  Roseville’s Nationally Recognized Parks

When Frank Rog was appointed director of Roseville Parks in 1960, the fledgling parks department was little more than a dream.

The city owned just one neighborhood park and a smattering of undeveloped acres earmarked for public green space. Rog, an ambitious 29-year-old family man with a degree in recreational leadership from the University of Minnesota, immediately sprung to act...

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Posted on: July 18, 2023

Roseville's Innovative Healing Garden Wins Big Award

Muriel Sahlin Arboretum’s Healing Garden Wins Award

People often associate parks with activity and physical health.

The new Healing Garden at the Muriel Sahlin Arboretum is an invitation to pause and connect with nature. The Healing Garden promotes a sense of emotional wellbeing, hopefulness, and respite from our day-to-day stresses.

“From lowering blood press...

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Posted on: July 12, 2023

Ask A Naturalist: Summer is Here! What are we Hearing and Seeing at HANC?

Ask A Naturalist with Ocean Clevette

July is National Park and Recreation month and this year's theme is "Where Community Grows!" We'll be featuring stories throughout the month that showcase how Roseville Parks and Recreation builds community!

Did you know Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) has a team of naturalists who lead tours and help make visits more educational and enjoyable?

We asked Roseville Naturalist Ocean Clevette:

Now that summer is here, our green spaces are aflutter with wildl...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 28, 2023

Volunteer Nurtures the Next Generation of Bluebirds

Volunteer Nurtures the Next Generation of Bluebirds.

Peter Evans is bursting with the pride of a new parent as he sets out on a hike through Reservoir Woods to check on some of the park’s newest hatchlings.

The retired teacher is monitoring and tending to a dozen bluebird houses tucked into the grassland areas of the 120-acre natural area. He checks weekly to see which houses have attracted families of bluebirds. He started in the spring counting courting co...

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Posted on: June 21, 2023

Rosefest Road Closures

Rosefest road closures 2023

Rosefest 2023, Celebrating 75 Years of Roseville, kicks-off Thursday, June 22!

This year’s celebration will take place June 22nd through the 28th and July 4th and we certainly hope that you’ll join us for the fun. Two signature events, Run for the Roses and the Rose Parade, will result in some temporary road clos...

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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Ask A Naturalist: What are the First Signs of Spring at HANC?

Ask A Naturalist: What are the first signs of Spring at the Nature Center?

Did you know Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) has a team of naturalists who lead tours and help make visits more educational and enjoyable?

We asked Roseville Naturalists Ocean Clevette and Jennan Kellogg:  

What are some of the first signs of spring they’re seeing in the 52 acres of marsh, prairie, and forest habitats that surround the Nature Center at Central Park?

Ocean: One of the ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 29, 2023

Expand Your Skills Working for Roseville this Summer

We're hiring seasonal summer Parks and Recreation staff.

Land your first job or build your professional resume with sought-after skills including program planning, time management, and leadership!

The City of Roseville is hiring more than 100 seasonal employees this summer. Wages start at $14 an hour. In addition to competitive pay, Roseville’s seasonal jobs provide an opportunity to explore career opportunities in parks and recreation an...

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Posted on: March 15, 2023

Roseville Welcomes New Nature Center Supervisor

Roseville Welcomes New Nature Center Supervisor Deon Haider

There’s a new leader of the pack at Roseville’s Harriet Alexander Nature Center!

Deon Haider is the new parks and recreation supervisor overseeing programming and staff at the nature center.

Haider oversees a team of naturalists who help visitors explore the center and the surrounding 52 acres of marsh, prairie, and forest. A network of trails and boardwalks allow visitors to discover all three habitats. She will also manage the Live @ The Ro...

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Posted on: March 13, 2023

Roseville Parks and Recreation Offers New Inclusion Services Program

Roseville Parks and Recreation offers inclusion services so everyone can succeed.

The City of Roseville will partner with a Twin Cities nonprofit to ensure children and adults of all abilities can more fully participate and enjoy recreational programs.

Starting this spring, the city has contracted with the nonprofit Reach for Resources to provide individual support services for people with disabilities. The service is free of charge.

“The benefit to residents is that we are offering inclusive ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2023

Local Groups Bring Roseville Parks and Recreation to the Next Level

Local Groups Bring Roseville Parks and Recreation to the Next Level

For decades, a trio of grassroots nonprofits have worked hand in hand with the city to nurture Roseville’s parks and recreation facilities, helping to fund critical improvements and add creative flourishes to the city’s greenspace.

Stroll the elevated boardwalk through the city’s nature preserve. Take in Roseville’s “Blooming Boulevard,” a breathtaking sweep of 7,000 flowers along Central Park’s Lexington Avenue entrance. Plan a playdate at the city’s new inclusive playground in Cen...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 2, 2023

City to Plant 1,500 Trees to Counter Emerald Ash Borer Destruction

City to Plant 1,500 Trees to Counter Emerald Ash Borer Destruction

The invasive emerald ash borer, a metallic green beetle with a menacing appetite, has doomed millions of ash trees in the United States and in Minnesota.

In response to the pest, the City of Roseville has launched a multi-pronged approach that includes planting 1,500 trees. That’s 40 percent more than the 900 public ash trees in parks and along boulevards slated for removal.

“We are repl...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 9, 2023

Keya Park Chosen as New Name for Pocahontas Park

Keya Park chosen as new name for Pocahontas Park

Keya means turtle in the Dakota language and it's now the new name for a Roseville neighborhood park.

In February, the City Council voted to rename the 5.7-acre park, formerly called Pocahontas Park, after two years of analysis and robust community engagement. 

Keya (pronounced Kay–Ah) nods to both the land's history and its wildlife. The entire T...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 7, 2023

2023 Spring Tree Sale Opens March 1

Roseville Tree Sale preview is now open.

As part of the City of Roseville’s multi-pronged Emerald Ash Borer Program, the city is excited to partner with Tree Trust to help create an affordable option for residents to help maintain the tree canopy on private property in Roseville.

Here are the Details:

  • Ordering begins March 1st, 2023 at 8:00am. Trees are $40 each. You may purchase 2 trees per Roseville address. Landlords may purchase trees for up to 5 properties. Trees must be planted in Roseville.
  • Read the TREE SALE FAQ before proce...
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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 12, 2022

Roseville Parks and Recreation Winter Registration Opens December 13!

Five ice skaters pose for a picture at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL.

Stay active this winter with Roseville Parks and Recreation! Registration opens December 13 at 8:00 a.m.

Click here to view the brochure.

Did you know Roseville Parks and Recreation offers a fee assistance program? Click here to learn more

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Roseville Winter Fun

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Winter is in full swing, and there’s plenty of fun for all starting this weekend in Roseville!

December 3, 2022, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.?Rice and Larpenteur Alliance Winter Warm-Up?Maplewood Corner of Rice St and Larpenteur AveCelebrate community with a free cookout, snacks, hot beverages, live music, bonfires, Llama petting zoo, and much more at Rice and ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Students Learn About Native American Culture at HANC (Gallery)

Students learn about Native American culture at HANC.

November marks Native American Heritage month, which honors the unique heritage of this continent's First People. Today, a group of students did just that at Harriet Alexander Nature Center.

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Jessica Raygor

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Thanks to volunteers like Jessica, the city is able to keep the Harriet Alexander Nature Center open for community members to enjoy year-round.

In this edition, we're featuring Roseville resident Jessica Raygor. Jessica grew up in Roseville and graduated from Roseville Area High School. Like many others in our community, Jessica moved out-of-state, but later returned to Roseville, buying...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 25, 2022

MN OVAL Gets Major Renovations Ahead of 2022 Season

MN OVAL Gets Major Renovations Ahead of 2022 Season

Construction is nearly complete on a $3.9 million planned renovation project at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL, just in time for the opening of the rink’s 29th season on November 18, 2022.

The project is being funded with State of Minnesota Capital Investment dollars and was developed to update elements of the OVAL that had outlived their useful life. “These renovations ensure that the MN OVAL will continue to be a special recreat...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Halloween Spooktacular Returns to HANC this Weekend!

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Join us at Harriet Alexander Nature Center for the Halloween Spooktacular on October 29 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

There will be Live Owls from the Wildlife Science Center, Barrel Train Rides by Kaptain Kirby, an Indoor Halloween Craft, Trunk-or-Treat by Calvary Church Youth & Free Refreshments!

Pre-Registration Required:

No WALK-INS - Children Must Be Acco...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Help Rename Pocahontas Park

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This final list of names for Pocahontas Park has been compiled from a variety of engagement methods throughout the summer and the Roseville Parks and Recreation Commission is seeking feedback from the community.

Click here to view a list of the names that have been suggested.

Please review the list and provide the Commission with feedback on which name(s) you would recommend for the park and why. 

The following elements could be useful for park naming:

  • Natu...
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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 6, 2022

Combating Emerald Ash Borer - Volunteer at the Roseville Tree Planting Project

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As part of the city's accelerated Emerald Ash Borer program, we invite volunteers to help plant over 100 trees in Roseville in partnership with Tree Trust this October!

Register for OCT 15 by contacting Rachel Boggs at 651-792-7028

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Sign up for Healing Gardens Guided Tour

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Take a stroll with Ramsey County Master Gardeners (RCMG) as they demonstrate the improvements made to create a space for healing and recovery for visitors.

Members of Ramsey County Master Gardeners will take visitors along the pathways that wind in and around the Muriel Sahlin Arboretum gardens and view the signage that helps park visitors understand how nature contributes positively to mental and physical w...

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Apply to be a Roseville Youth Commissioner Today

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Do you know a young person who would be a great voice in local government?

The City has openings for Roseville residents under 18, who would like to be youth commissioners.

City of Roseville Seeks Student Voices

There are openings on the Finance Commission; Human Rights, Inclusion, and Engagement Commission (HRIEC); Parks and Recreation Commission; and the Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission.&n...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

City Recognized for Outstanding Parks Programming and Partnerships

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The City of Roseville received two Awards of Excellence from the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) this month.

Each year, the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) recognizes the work of parks and recreation departments throughout the state. This year, the association recognized the City in the Partnership and Programs and Events categories for their 20...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Community Corner: Reservoir Woods

In addition to more familiar birds, the “Woods” are home to indigo buntings, bluebirds, flycatchers, orioles and rose-breasted grosbeaks. There are hawks and owls, warblers and ducks. The park even hosts the state’s largest B...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Emerald Ash Borer Update

Emerald Ash Borer

This spring, the City of Roseville and Tree Trust continued their work to restore and repopulate the tree population of Roseville as part of the City’s accelerated emerald ash borer (EAB) program.

In 2013, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture declared the City of Roseville to be within the emerald ash borer infestation zone and placed a quarantine on ash trees in Ramsey and Hennepin counties. This means that all ash trees within the city are con...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 21, 2022

Share Your Vision for the Future of Roseville

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The Community Visioning Process has started! What are your big ideas for Roseville? How do you see the future of Roseville? What does an equitable community look like? What are the public spaces like?

The city is leading a community visioning process – Envision Roseville – to help answer these questions and more. This project is about defining the vision for the community and translating that vision into action. The city has seen a ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Group Volunteers Make it Happen

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From green space cleanup to helping with summer events, the City of Roseville’s group volunteers play an important role in our community.

For the past two years, the Sustainability At Veritas Empowered (SAVE) group has headed out to Langton Lake Park, with buckets and grabbers in hand, to help clean up the park. Veritas is one of many groups that have chosen to adopt a Roseville park.

I enjo...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Parks and Recreation Fall Program Registration is Open

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Fall program registration for Roseville Parks and Recreation activities is now open. Choose from a full list of opportunities for kids and adults, including new programs such as Nature Connect, dance classes, and more!

You can register online, in person at Roseville City Hall, or by phone. Scholarships are available for Roseville residents.

Roseville Parks and Recreation Program Registration 

2660 Civic Center Drive, Roseville

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

651.792.7006&...

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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

Muriel Sahl...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Free Kids Gardening Classes

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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.

Learn more and register Parks & Recreation
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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Parks & Recreation
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 16, 2022

Juneteenth Celebration - @ The ROG

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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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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Run for the Roses: Run, Roll or Volunteer!

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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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Parks & Recreation
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 15, 2022

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

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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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Parks & Recreation
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.

View or Read the State of the City Address Parks & Recreation
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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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Join a Commission - Apply Today

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Why should you apply to become a City of Roseville Board Commissioner? We can't answer that for you, but these phenomenal City commissioners sure can. Take a look below and see if you would like a "seat at the table."

There are three open commissioner positions open in the City of Roseville. 

  • Finance Commission
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission

Application deadline is March 7, 2022. In order to be consi...

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Posted on: November 7, 2023

A Look Inside Roseville Police Department's Community Action Team (CAT)

A Look Inside the Roseville Police Community Action Team (CAT).

The public often sees police officers as crimefighters and protectors of the public.

The reality is Roseville police officers respond to hundreds of calls each year that don’t fall neatly into those categories. Officers are dispatched to assist a person in crisis, check on a homeless family sleeping out of their vehicle, or cond...

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Police
Posted on: September 5, 2023

Police Sergeant Tom Pitzl Pivots to Community Outreach Role

Police Sergeant Tom Pitzl Pivots to Community Outreach Role

Tom Pitzl has worked as a Roseville police officer for nearly two decades serving in nearly every role. Pitzl has worked as a patrol officer, supervising sergeant, detective, and hostage/crisis negotiator.

But Pitzl said some of the most meaningful moments of his law enforcement career occurred during everyday conversations with Roseville residents and youngsters.

“A few years ago, I filled in as the school resource officer at Roseville Area High S...

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Police
Posted on: August 10, 2023

Roseville Police Institutes Innovative Ticket Program

Roseville Police Institutes Innovative Ticket Program

Roseville police officers observed more than 1,500 vehicles with burnt-out headlights, expired tabs, and other equipment violations already this year.

Rather than initiate traffic stops, the Roseville Police Department mailed letters to the vehicle owners as part of a new pilot program designed to bolster both public safety and community trust.

Since the program launched in January, the city has mailed o...

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Police
Posted on: May 31, 2023

School Resource Officers Building Meaningful Relationships

School Resource Officers Building  Meaningful Relationships

As the school year comes to a close, we caught up with School Resource Officers Alaina Carrion and Elizabeth Rieffer to hear about their new roles at Roseville Area Schools.

Roseville Area High School Resource Officer Elizabeth Rieffer devotes a portion of each day chatting with students about everything from homework hassles to the finer points of the latest viral video game.

Over at Roseville Area Middle School, School Resou...

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Police
Posted on: April 3, 2023

Living with Coyotes

Living with Coyotes

In a few weeks, the Roseville Police Department expects to receive its annual surge of calls related to coyote sightings.

“Most of the calls we receive related to coyotes are in the spring,” said Kirk Lindahl, Roseville Police Department’s Lead Community Service Officer. “This is when their pups are born and the adults travel further f...

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Police
Posted on: March 31, 2023

Roseville Police Chief Erika Scheider Strives to Innovate

Roseville Police Chief Erika Scheider Strives to Innovate

March is Women’s History Month. This year’s theme is Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories. The City of Roseville is recognizing influential women who are doing exceptional work and bringing positive change to the community.

Roseville Police Chief Erika Scheider originally thought she’d pursue a career in social work.  

She was finishing up her degree in psychology and communications at Augsburg University when a police ride-along changed her mind.

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Police
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Roseville Police Hosts Hyundai Steering Wheel Lock Giveaway

Roseville Police Hosts Hyundai Steering Wheel Lock Giveaway

Due to a recent dramatic increase in auto thefts involving Kia and Hyundai, the Roseville Police Department and Hyundai Motor Corporation are teaming up to give away steering wheel locks for the following keyed vehicles.

2015-2021 Hyundai Accent, Elantra, Kona, Santa Fe, Sonota, Tuscon

2015-2018 Hyundai Veloster

**WITHOUT EXCEPTION, ONLY THE ABOVE LISTED VEHICLES ARE ELIGIBLE**

**ROSEVILLE RESIDENTS ONLY / ONE LOCK PER VEHICLE**

**This is a drive-through event so please stay ...

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Police
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Deputy Chief Joe Adams Graduates from FBI National Academy

Deputy Chief Joe Adams Graduates from FBI National Academy

On December 8, 2022, Deputy Chief Joe Adams became the fifth member of the Roseville Police Department to graduate from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

The FBI National Academy is a professional course of study for U.S. and international law enforcement managers and is internationally known for its academic excellence. Adams graduated alongside members of law enforcement agencies from 48 states, 25 count...

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Police
Posted on: November 15, 2022

RPD Accepting Donations for 17th Annual Shop with a Cop

RPD Accepting Donations for Shop with a Cop Program

On December 7, the Roseville Police Department will host its annual Shop with a Cop program.

This year marks the 17th consecutive year that the department has paired officers up with children from the community to go on a shopping spree and spend some time getting to know each other.  

“Our department is very fortunate to have t...

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Police
Posted on: August 29, 2022

New School Resource Officers Ready for a Great School Year

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Roseville Police School Resource Officers (SROs) are ready for their first day of school. Officers Liz Peterson and Alaina Carrion will join Roseville Area Schools (RAS) this year as the district’s newest SROs.

SROs provide assistance to students and their families, staff, and administrators during difficult situations. Roseville Police Chief Erika Scheider says it's all about building relationships with students and their families. 

When we respond to t...

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Police
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Crash Investigation – Larpenteur Avenue and Galtier Street

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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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Police
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Embedded Social Workers Join RPD’s Community Action Team

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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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Police
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Roseville Police respond to shooting near Lake Owasso

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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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Police
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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Police
Posted on: March 1, 2022

RAHS Hosts Breaking Down Barriers Event

RAHS Breaking Down Barriers

In partnership with Roseville High School’s Black Student Union, on February 25th Roseville PD hosted its first Cops and Kids Event of the year. This event was part of the Breaking Barriers Initiative.

Breaking Barriers is a partnership between Roseville Area High School and The Roseville Police Department. 

The primary objective is to build positive relationships through team building activities and break down negative perceptions of police off...

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Police
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.

View or Read the State of the City Address Police
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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Police
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Ending Human Trafficking: Education, Enforcement and Off-ramping

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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: November 30, 2023

Ramsey County breaks ground on 30,530 square-foot new Environmental Service Center

Ramsey County breaks ground on 30,530 square-foot new Environmental Service Center

Ramsey County marked an important milestone on our community's path toward a more sustainable future Nov. 14 with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Environmental Service Center.

The service center, to be built at 1700 Kent St. in Roseville, is p...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 30, 2023

METRO G Line Comment Period Ends Nov 6

Metro Tranist G-Line comment period ending soon

Explore the plan and provide your feedback by November 6. 

What is the METRO G Line? 

The METRO G Line is a planned arterial bus rapid transit (BRT) line. The G Line will provide fast and reliable transit service in the R...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 26, 2023

Pollinator Friendly Fall Yard Care Tips

Pollinator Friendly Fall Yard Care Tips

The leaves are falling, and soon many species of pollinators will be looking for places to nest over the winter. If you have a yard, there are many ways you can help them hibernate safely!

Leaf care

  • Leave some areas of leaf litter in areas protected by wind...
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Public Works
Posted on: October 19, 2023

Lead Free Roseville

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Federal safe drinking water regulations require that cities compile and maintain an inventory of all water service lines which connect homes and businesses to city water mains. The goal is to identify any remaining lead pipes in the community and figure o...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 18, 2023

Stay Warm and Save Energy All Winter Long with a Home Energy Squad Visit

Stay Warm and Save Energy All Winter Long with a Home Energy Squad Visit

The leaves are falling, and folks are rolling up their sleeves to dig into seasonal chores.

This year, make sure your home is prepared for the changing weather by having a visit from the Home Energy Squad (HES). It’s the easiest fall chore to check off!

With an HES visit, you can have peace of mind knowing your home is properly insulate...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 25, 2023

Commitment to Connectivity

Commitment to Connectivity, The City of Roseville continues to build more pathways.

The City of Roseville continues to build more pathways so pedestrians and bicyclists can safely navigate our city!

"Roseville was largely built in the 1950s and 1960s before sidewalks were a priority in many suburban communities. The city created a pathway master plan and is slowly building those connections,” said Public Works Director Jesse Freihammer...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 7, 2023

Drought Response: SPRWS Recommends Odd/Even Watering Schedule

Drought Response: SPRWS Recommends Odd/Even Watering Schedule

Due to ongoing drought conditions, the St Paul Regional Water Service is requesting customers follow an odd/even outdoor watering schedule starting September 7.

SAINT PAUL, MN – Although cooler temperatures are here, the area remains in a severe drought that is impacting communities across the Twin Cities and beyond.

Saint Paul Regional Water Services is encouraging customers to use odd/even Watering Sch...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 23, 2023

State Fair Parking Restrictions in Roseville

State Fair  Parking Restrictions in Roseville

Temporary no parking signs will be installed near park and ride facilities in Roseville.

Click here to view a PDF of the State Fair Parking Restrictions map.

We encourage residents to sign up for construction alerts. We typically make these Roseville project-specific and send them out on Fridays for the following week. Click here to sign up fo...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 11, 2023

Roseville Resident Shines as Sustainable Steward Award Winner

Roseville resident wins sustainable steward award

While most folks will be paying higher energy bills during the dog days of summer, Roseville resident Matt Anderson will be cashing checks from Xcel Energy.

Anderson had solar panels installed on the garage roof of his 1950s rambler last year, generating his own clean energy as well as a little extra cash. Any extra power he generates Xcel pays back. It’s one of the ways he’s leaning into ...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 8, 2023

County Road B2 Temporary Closure and Water Shut Off

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On Thursday, August 10, the Roseville Public Works Department will be replacing water valves in two locations on County Road B2.

Road Closure

Starting at 7:00 AM on Thursday, August 10, County Road B2 will be closed at the west leg of County Road B2/Lexington Avenue and at County Road B2/Dellwood Avenue. Local access for residents and to the High School will be available between the...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 23, 2023

Roseville Wins 2023 Sustainable City Award

Roseville Wins 2023 Sustainability Award

We know that Roseville residents cherish their green space, lakes, ponds, and other natural resources and they want them sustained and protected for future generations.

City leaders have listened and are taking action.

Roseville is honored to receive the 2023 Sustainable City Award from the League of Minnesota Cities. The award highlights several initiatives including work on the Xcel Energy Partners in Energy program and implementing our Energy Action Plan.

The...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 22, 2023

Hwy 36/Fairview Ave. interchange to close for construction on June 26

Hwy 36/Fairview Ave. interchange to close for construction on June 26

The interchange at Hwy 36 and Fairview Avenue near Rosedale Center will close for a month starting on June 26 for reconstruction.

In addition, Fairview Avenue will also remain a single lane in each direction between County Road D and County Road B2 through the end of August. Motorists will not be able to make left turns along that stretch. 

Minnesota Department of Transporta...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 11, 2023

Help keep our lakes and wetlands clean. Adopt a Drain!

We protect Minnesota lakes, rivers, and wetlands!

Storm drains flow directly into our local lakes, rivers, and wetlands, which can deposit trash and debris into our treasured natural resources.

Residents can help keep some of those pollutants out of our community’s water bodies by volunteering for the Adopt-A-Drain program.  

Adopting a drain is easy. Residents can sign-up at Adopt-a-Drain.org, where they create an account with...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 4, 2023

Slow Spring Melt Ideal After Record-Setting Winter Snow

Slow Spring Melt Ideal  After Record-Setting  Winter Snow

The cool start to spring after this winter’s record-setting snowfall may dampen our spirits a bit, but it’s good news for the City of Roseville’s stormwater system.

The slow spring melt means the city’s storm system is flowing smoothly and the risk of water overflowing storm basins is low. 

“As of right now, city crews did some investigative work and we don’t have concerns at this point,” said Roseville’s Env...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Minnesota Recycling Works

Minnesota Recycling Works. A woman holds a bin full of recyclables.

Have you ever questioned if recycling is worth it? Short answer: yes. Beyond saving energy and protecting natural resources, recycling also supports vital industries.

Recycling is the process of collecting materials that would otherwise be thrown away and turning them into new products. Our cans, bottles and paper are dropped off at a local facility where people and machines sort the recycling into material types which...

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Public Works
Posted on: February 6, 2023

Make Home Improvements This Winter with Help From the City

Make Home Improvements This Winter with Help From the City.

Looking to score a great deal on new appliances over President's Day weekend? Be sure to buy high-efficiency labeled appliances and get a rebate on your water bill.

The City of Roseville, in partnership with the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment, is offering up to $300 off your water bill for upgrading/repairing your irrigation system (75% rebate) or replacing your toilet, clothes w...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 27, 2022

Dale Street Safety Conversion Open House - Jan. 10

Dale Street Safety Conversion Jan. 10 open house

Ramsey County, in collaboration with the cities of Roseville and Saint Paul, is working to redesign Dale Street between Highway 36 and north of Como Avenue.

This redesign will include a 4-to-3 lane conversion of Dale Street to reduce the frequency and severity of crashes occurring along the roadway.

The roadway will be resurfaced and restriped and signals will be replaced or updated along the corridor. The ear...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 15, 2022

Recycling pickup cancelled today (12/15) due to weather and road conditions

Recycling pickup delayed due to weather and road conditions

Recycling pick-up today (12/15) will be delayed until tomorrow (12/16) due to weather and road conditions. Friday’s pick-up will be delayed to Saturday (12/17).
If you have questions, please contact Eureka Recycling at 612-NO-WASTE (612-669-2783).

Public Works
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Jesse Freihammer Named Roseville Public Works Director

Jesse Freihammer Named Roseville Public Works Director

The City of Roseville is excited to name Jesse Freihammer as its new Public Works Director.

Freihammer received his degree in Civil Engineering from North Dakota State University and started with the City of Roseville in 2015. Freihammer served as City Engineer and Assistant Public Works Director before his recent promotion to Public Works Direc...
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Public Works
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Winter In Roseville

"Winter in Roseville" with a picture of a snowplow in the background.

Hate it or love it - snow is flying here in Minnesota! Check out these winter tips and always remember to slow down and leave extra room between other vehicles during the winter season.

The city makes every effort to clear snow as quickly as possible after each snow event. Plows often operate overnight when fewer cars are on the road. Crews generally start with the most heavily trafficked roads before moving on to other roads, cul-de-sac...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Free Drive-Through Grocery Event

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Keystone Community Services is offering a free drive-through grocery pick-up event at Roseville Public Works. Families can expect to receive one bag of 5-7 varieties of fruits and vegetables and assorted shelf-stable grocery items.

November 5, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Roseville Public Works - 2660 Civic Center Dr

Registrations are nearly full - sign up today!

What will I receive? Every household will receive one box that includes:

  • 1 bag of 5 – 7 varieties of fruits and vegetables...
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Public Works
Posted on: October 6, 2022

Paving Work at License Center Begins October 6

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Please expect less parking space at the License Center while this maintenance work is completed - we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Public Works
Posted on: September 21, 2022

City Appoints Two New Commissioners

City Appoints Two New Commissioners

On Monday, September 19, Roseville City Council approved two new commissioners to the Planning and Public Works, Environment & Transportation (PWET) Commissions.

Allison Luongo will join the PWET Commission and Pamela Aspnes will join the Planning Commission. Both commissioners will hold their positions until March 31, 2024.

Luongo has been a Roseville resident for two years and is excited to use her skills as a ci...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Civic Campus Open House - Thursday, September 22

News Flash

There will be a community meeting to discuss the Civic Campus Pre-Design Project. The project builds on the general direction established during the 2020-2021 Civic Campus Master Plan.

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Apply to be a Roseville Youth Commissioner Today

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Do you know a young person who would be a great voice in local government?

The City has openings for Roseville residents under 18, who would like to be youth commissioners.

City of Roseville Seeks Student Voices

There are openings on the Finance Commission; Human Rights, Inclusion, and Engagement Commission (HRIEC); Parks and Recreation Commission; and the Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission.&n...

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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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Public Works
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Orange Cone Update: Road Construction in the City of Roseville

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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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Public Works
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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Public Works
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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Public Works
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: February 18, 2022

Join a Commission - Apply Today

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Why should you apply to become a City of Roseville Board Commissioner? We can't answer that for you, but these phenomenal City commissioners sure can. Take a look below and see if you would like a "seat at the table."

There are three open commissioner positions open in the City of Roseville. 

  • Finance Commission
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission

Application deadline is March 7, 2022. In order to be consi...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 14, 2023

USA Today: OVAL one of the nation's best; Help us win the title!

Vote for the OVAL!

The Guidant John Rose OVAL MN is the largest outdoor refrigerated ice skating facility in North America. This fantastic Roseville attraction has been nominated as one of the best outdoor ice rinks in the country by USA Today.

Voters can watch the live leaderboard and vote daily until December 4. We're currently number 1 on the leaderboard!

The competition is fierce! We are up against New York City’s Rockefeller Center Rink; James C. Sheffield Speed Skating Ov...

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Skating Center
Posted on: November 6, 2023

Meet the OVAL’s New Ice Technician and Zamboni Driver

Meet the OVAL’s New Ice Technician and Zamboni Driver

Each winter, thousands of ice skaters glide around the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL, North America's largest sheet of outdoor refrigerated ice located right here in Roseville.

Taylor Driesen is the city’s new ice arena maintenance staff member working behind the scenes making sure the experience goes smoothly. 

She is one of three ice technicians, overseeing putting in the ice in mid-November. She maintains an...

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Skating Center
Posted on: August 31, 2023

75 Years of Roseville: The History of The Guidant John Rose MN OVAL

The History of the MN OVAL

Late Governor Rudy Perpich dreamed of Minnesota hosting the winter Olympics. To make that goal a reality, Minnesota needed world-class sports facilities.

That’s how Roseville's Guidant John Rose MN OVAL was first conceived in the 1980s. Perpich, in pursuit of the 1996 U.S. Olympic bid, urged lawmakers to help fund a series of sport facilities including a state-of-the-art national speedsk...

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Skating Center
Posted on: March 6, 2023

Local Groups Bring Roseville Parks and Recreation to the Next Level

Local Groups Bring Roseville Parks and Recreation to the Next Level

For decades, a trio of grassroots nonprofits have worked hand in hand with the city to nurture Roseville’s parks and recreation facilities, helping to fund critical improvements and add creative flourishes to the city’s greenspace.

Stroll the elevated boardwalk through the city’s nature preserve. Take in Roseville’s “Blooming Boulevard,” a breathtaking sweep of 7,000 flowers along Central Park’s Lexington Avenue entrance. Plan a playdate at the city’s new inclusive playground in Cen...

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Skating Center
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Roseville Winter Fun

People ice skate at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL.

Winter is in full swing, and there’s plenty of fun for all starting this weekend in Roseville!

December 3, 2022, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.?Rice and Larpenteur Alliance Winter Warm-Up?Maplewood Corner of Rice St and Larpenteur AveCelebrate community with a free cookout, snacks, hot beverages, live music, bonfires, Llama petting zoo, and much more at Rice and ...

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Skating Center
Posted on: October 25, 2022

MN OVAL Gets Major Renovations Ahead of 2022 Season

MN OVAL Gets Major Renovations Ahead of 2022 Season

Construction is nearly complete on a $3.9 million planned renovation project at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL, just in time for the opening of the rink’s 29th season on November 18, 2022.

The project is being funded with State of Minnesota Capital Investment dollars and was developed to update elements of the OVAL that had outlived their useful life. “These renovations ensure that the MN OVAL will continue to be a special recreat...

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Skating Center