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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Roseville CSO Receives Scholarship

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Congratulations to Community Service Officer Ku Tha Tee, recipient of the first Roseville Police Foundation scholarship. Tee received a $5,000 scholarship to help pay for the state-mandated skills training program.

All police candidates must complete the training program to become a licensed police officer in Minnesota.

Delivering public safety services is a complex task, and a peace officer’s ability to provide service responsive to the public’s ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Become a Master Water Steward

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Wherever you live, you can make a real difference in the health of our waters. Become a master water steward. The program certifies people in installing and educating residents on stormwater projects.

Participants in the Master Water Steward program receive training in hydrology, stormwater, environmental decision making, and other topics.

The program is a partnership between the Freshwater Society and participating cities, non-profits, and watershed ma...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Police Foundation Golf Tournament

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The Roseville Police Foundation will host its third annual golf tournament on Monday, September 25 at Midland Hills Country Club and there’s still time to get involved.

Day-of-the-event registration opens at 11 a.m. followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m. Play begins with a shotgun start at 1:15 p.m.

The Roseville Police Foundation Golf Tournament raises funds and awareness for the Roseville Police Department. The foundation&...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Booya!

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Join the Roseville Fire Department Auxiliary at its annual fundraiser on Sunday, October 1, at 11:00 a.m. at the Jaycee Shelter in Central Park, 2540 Lexington Ave., for a bowl of the best Booya around.

Booya is a hearty beef, chicken and vegetable soup. It will be available for $5.00 per scoop. Hot dogs and other food items will also be available for purchase.

Money raised at the event goes to firefighters or their families in a time of need and to firef...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

School Break - Too Many Pumpkins!

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Kids, are you looking for a creative way to spend your October 19-20 school break? Sign up today for Roseville’s Too Many Pumpkins Camp, especially for kids in grades 1 to 6.

Campers will have a fabulous time playing with pumpkins. They will carve a Jack-o-Lantern, cook up tasty pumpkin treats, compete in the Pumpkin Olympics, enjoy pumpkin poetry, and hike the nature center trails.

Camp is October 19 and 20 and only a few spot...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Park Building Rentals

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Do you have a special occasion to celebrate or an event coming up? Why not host it in one of Roseville’s park buildings? Roseville is home to six park buildings.

The buildings are located in Autumn Grove, Lexington, Oasis, Rosebrook, Sandcastle and Villa Parks. The buildings are available to rent for half-day or all-day events, with special rates available for Roseville residents.

The buildings can accommodate tabl...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

New Online Strategy Promotes Economic Development

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Roseville’s unique location in the Twin Cities metro makes it a natural hub for business. The City of Roseville has launched a robust new online Economic Development strategy with the creation of www.GrowRoseville.com.

The innovative economic development website is designed to promote awareness of the city and its economic opportunities and resources, making it easier for corporate executives, site selection consultants, and local businesses to find out what makes Rosev...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Imagine Roseville – Town Hall Meeting

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Over the past year, the city has hosted a series of discussions to ensure Roseville is a community where people make connections amidst changing demographics. The next Imagine Roseville event is on Monday, October 2.

Participants in the previous Imagine Roseville discussions have expressed many thoughtful concerns and hopes for our community and we hope you will join our next conversation when we host a town hall meeting to talk about the Roseville Police Department&a...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Yard Work and Emerald Ash Borer

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Be a part of the solution. Help slow the spread of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). The City of Roseville is asking residents to take extra precautions when treating or removing an ash tree.

EAB larvae are worm-like grubs that kill ash trees by tunneling under the tree's bark. EAB larvae can hide beneath ash tree bark and then escape as adult beetles after being transported miles away. 

Ash trees can be treated with insecticides but t...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Register to Vote

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The City of Roseville encourages anyone who has not registered to vote to do so by October 17 if you want to vote in the school board elections on November 7. Voting is much quicker if you pre-register.

Registering is easy. Complete a voter registration application at www.mnvotes.org, or find a registration card at Roseville City Hall.

Online registration options are available in English, Amharic, Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Lao, Oromo, Russian, Somali, Spanis...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Hands-Only CPR Class

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Roseville firefighters are offering free, hands-only cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes at 6:30 on the third Wednesday of each month through next spring.

Classes meet at the Roseville Fire Station, 2701 Lexington Ave. North. Firefighters will teach a two-step, hands-only CPR process.

Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops and can no longer pump blood to the brain or vital organs. Only about one in 10 su...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Gun Safety Locks Available

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Roseville Police remind you that if you have a gun in your home, store it in a locked place that only you can access. The police have free gunlocks available for residents who want one.

Stop in at the Police Department in Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive, any time during business hours to get a free gunlock.

Project ChildSafe, a firearm safety education and gunlock program, donated the gunlocks. The National Shooting Sports Fo...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Tapped and Uncorked

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Beer aficionados and wine enthusiasts, join us and get tapped and uncorked. It’s a cool event sponsored by Friends of Roseville Parks Foundation (FOR Parks) on Friday, Sept. 29 at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL.

Taped and Uncorked is a chance to sample special releases and casks from local craft breweries and distilleries and taste a selection of wines, many of which are from Minnesota.

A variety of foods will be available to purchase from food trucks and local re...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Neighborhood Speed Boards Available

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One of the most frequent complaints that Roseville police officers get is about cars speeding down residential streets. The Roseville Police Department offers a speed board program to address traffic concerns.

With approximately 120 miles of city, county, state and interstate roadways to patrol and approximately 10,000 traffic contacts in a year, officers take those complaints seriously.

Individuals or neighbors can request to have a temporary speed board sign p...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Safely Drain Swimming Pools

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It’s time to tackle the end of summer chores. One of the tasks may include draining your swimming pool. But before you do, check out the guidelines from Roseville Public Works.

Improper disposal or releasing swimming pool water and chemicals into the soil can harm water bodies and damage wildlife and vegetation.

  • Do not add chlorine the week before draining your pool. Test pool water before draining to ensure that pH levels are no...
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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Human Rights Essay Contest

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Students, join us for a human rights essay contest. This year, the Roseville Human Rights, Inclusion and Engagement Commission challenges sixth, seventh and eighth grade students to discuss another challenging question.

  • Disparities such as racism, sexism and ageism – among others – are still occurring today. Define and discuss one disparity and explain what you think the underlying cause is. What can be done to address it? Include personal and/or sourced examples.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Help Us Plan Two New Parks

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Roseville will soon be welcoming two new parks to its award-winning system – 1716 Marion St and 2132 Cleveland Ave. But before they are officially opened there’s lots of planning to do.

City staff and park architects will be gathering feedback at a number of community input sessions and are interested in hearing the thoughts of Roseville residents. The input sessions will give residents a chance to help develop a shared vision for the us...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Upcoming Meetings and Events

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A list of upcoming meetings and events is included in the last News Update of the month. Meetings are at City Hall unless otherwise noted. This is not intended to be a complete list of meetings.

Meeting times and locations are subject to change. Contact the City of Roseville at 651-792-7001 if you have questions.

September 4 – Labor Day City Offices Closed

September 5 – Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)...

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