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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Buckthorn Busters

Buckthorn hauling

The Buckthorn Busters will be at it again in December. Roseville is looking for volunteers to help drag and stack previously cut buckthorn in Central Park on Saturday, December 16.

  • Drag and Stack Buckthorn
  • Saturday, December 16
  • 10:00 to noon
  • Central Park
  • Meet at arboretum, 2525 Dale St.

Each month, Roseville hosts a volunteer opportunity at one of the local parks as part of the natural resources renewal project. The efforts have greatly ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

City Council Adopts Balanced 2018 Budget

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Roseville’s annual round of budget discussions has produced a final adopted city budget of $54,239,230 for 2018. The budget passed on a 4-0 vote at the City Council’s final meeting of the year on December 11.

The 2018 property tax levy approved by the council is $20,680,505. It is an increase of $1,167,445 or 5.98 percent compared to the 2017 levy. However, due to the overall growth of the city’s tax base and a shift in the tax burden toward commercial propert...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Skating at Neighborhood Rinks

Neighborhood Rink

Come on cold – we’re ready to skate. Roseville city crews have been prepping local skating rinks, but it will depend of Mother Nature to determine when the city's outdoor neighborhood rinks will open.

It takes several days of below freezing temperatures to get rinks ready for skating. The city’s goal is to open rinks on December 21 but that is weather dependent. Get the latest information about outdoor rinks opening at www.cityofroseville.com...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

City Offices Closed Christmas, New Year’s Day

Happy Holidays

Roseville city offices, including the License Center, will be closed from December 22 to December 25 to celebrate the Christmas holiday. Offices will also be closed on Monday, January 1 for the New Year’s Day holiday.

Roseville Police and Firefighters remain on duty. Garbage and recycling services for the week of December 25 and the week of January 1 will be delayed by one day.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Fire Safety this Season

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Roseville firefighters want you to stay safe this holiday season, but if history is an indication, this could be their busiest time of the year. Firefighters offer winter safety advice to help prevent fires.

  • Keep a screen in front of the fireplace to prevent sparks from flying out.
  • Make sure a fireplace fire is out completely before going to sleep. Do not close the damper if hot ashes are in the fireplace. This forces carbon monoxide into the home.
  • Do not burn ...
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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Salting Tips to Protect Minnesota Waters

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Snowstorms can sneak up us, leaving us scrambling for the snow blower, shovel and salt. But before using salt, we want to remind you that if you don’t use it properly salt can be ineffective and harm the environment.

Salt helps melt ice and protects drivers and pedestrians. According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), an estimated 365,000 tons of salt is used in the metro area each year. But when the snow melts, the de-icing salt, which contains chlorid...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Holiday Gift Idea

Golf Gift Card

Looking for the perfect gift for someone on your holiday list? Buy a Skating Pass, Golf Pass or Roseville Parks and Recreation Gift Certificate. One size fits all!

Recipients can choose from hundreds of Roseville parks and recreation activities. It’s one gift that won’t be returned.Call 651-792-7006 to purchase Parks and Recreation gift certificates. Contact the skating center at 651-792-7007 to ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Land Use Open Houses

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The City of Roseville invites residents to a series of open houses to discuss proposed changes to the future land use plan affecting properties throughout the city in December.

The proposed changes are part of Roseville’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan update.A comprehensive plan is a city’s guide for long-term growth, redevelopment and improvements. Cities review and update the plan every ten years to ensure that i...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

City Council Sets 2018 Schedule

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The Roseville City Council has set its meeting schedule for 2018. Council meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. at Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive. Meetings are open to the public.

The meetings are also broadcast live on Cable Channel 16 and are streamed at www.cityofroseville.com/webstreaming.

Meeting agendas and packets are available at www.cityofroseville.com/agendacenter by Friday before each meeting. Residents can sign up at www...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Hands-Only CPR Class

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Roseville firefighters are offering free, hands-only cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes each month. The next class will be on January 17. Classes meet at the Roseville Fire Station, 2701 Lexington Ave.

Firefighters teach an easy-to-learn 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. According to the American Heart Association, only about one in 10 heart attack victi...

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Posted on: November 27, 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.

December 4 – EDA meets at 6:00 p.m. (Ch. 16)December 4 – City Council meets immediately following EDA meeting (Ch. 16)December 5 – Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)December 6 – Planning Com...

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