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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: September 21, 2022

2022 Roseville Election Results


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

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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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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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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Apply to be a Roseville Youth Commissioner Today


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 16, 2022

Mapping Prejudice in Ramsey County


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

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

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

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

City Releases All-Department Equity and Inclusion Report


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

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

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

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

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


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

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

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Council approves new precinct maps


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

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

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

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Posted on: 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 23, 2022

City Appoints Three New Commissioners


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

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

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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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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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Posted on: February 1, 2022

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


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

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

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

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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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