What's Open and Closed at the City of Roseville During COVID-19
Governor Loosens Restrictions to Open More Activities
With COVID-19 is spreading more slowly across Minnesota, Governor Tim Walz has loosened restrictions to open more activities and sectors of the economy.
- Indoor dining at bars and restaurants can open at 50 percent capacity, with a maximum of 150 people. Parties of no more than six people must remain six feet from other parties; bar seating is open to parties of two; reservations are required; and establishments must close dine-in service by 10 p.m.
- Gym capacity remains capped at 25 percent but maximum capacity increases to 150 and classes can increase to 25 people, assuming distancing can be observed. Face coverings are required.
- Outdoor events and entertainment continue at 25 percent capacity, but maximum capacity increases to 250 people.
- Indoor events and entertainment may open at 25 percent, with no more than 150 people in each area of the venue. Face coverings are required, and they may not offer food service after 10 p.m.
- Youth and adult organized sports have resumed practice as of January 4 and games resume January 14 with spectators, following the appropriate capacity limits for indoor or outdoor venues.
- Pools opened on January 4 for some activity and may now open, like gyms, at 25 percent capacity.
- Places of worship remain open at 50% capacity but without an overall maximum capacity.
Face Coverings Required in Minnesota
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz issued Executive Order 20-81 on July 22, 2020 requiring the use of face coverings in indoor areas accessible to the public. The executive order is effective as of Saturday, July 25, 2020.
Roseville City Hall remains closed to the public until further notice, however many city facilities are now open. Please consult the Facilities tab below for more details. Much of the city’s workforce continues to conduct City of Roseville business from remote locations, with some city services available by appointment and many available online. Essential staff such police, fire, emergency medical response, and utilities remaining on duty and continue to serve the community.
- License Center and Passport Center - by appointment only
- Building Permits and Inspections
- City Parks and Playgrounds
- City Trails
- Acorn Park and Cedarholm Golf Course offer free, groomed cross country ski trails.
- Roseville Skating Center - Reopened for activities that comply with MDH COVID-19 guidelines for youth and adult activities on January 4.
- Guidant John Rose MN Oval - Open with modifications. Special rules apply and tickets must be pre-purchased.
- Neighborhood ice rinks: Open. Warming houses are closed until further notice, but outdoor seating and user operated lighting is available.
- Harriet Alexander Nature Center open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, beginning January 12.
- Facility rentals and social gatherings remain paused at this time.
COVID-19 Related Closures, Cancellations and Modifications
The following is the status of City of Roseville events Through January 31, 2021.
Due to the dynamic nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, all events listed are subject to change. We encourage you to check back often to view the status of city events.
City of Roseville Event Updates
Monday, January 18
- MLK Day Natural Resources Renewal Volunteer Event - Central Park Clean-Up
- Running with Modifications
- 2540 Lexington Ave.
- 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
- Join us for a clean up of Central Park. Help us load firewood, move stacked brush and broadcast seed native prairie and woodland plants.
- Candlelight Snowshoe Event
- Running with Modifications
- Cedarholm Golf Course
- 2323 Hamline Ave.
- 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Roseville City Hall
- Closed to the public until further notice. City staff continues to conduct City of Roseville business from remote locations. Some city service are available by appointment. Police, Fire and EMS remain on duty. Please review a list of city services available online.
Roseville Licence Center and Passport Center
Roseville Skating Center
- The Guidant John Rose MN Oval is open, for activities that comply with MDH COVID-19 guidance for youth and adult activities. All other Roseville Skating Center operations are currently paused at this time.
Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC)
- Scheduled to reopen soon.
Cedarholm Community Building
- Facility rentals and programming continue to be paused.
Cedarholm Golf Course
- Closed for the season for golf but open for cross country skiing.
- Rentals and programming continue to be paused.
- Closed for the season.
Playgrounds, Volleyball Courts, Basketball Courts
- Roseville city parks and playgrounds are open for use.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Roseville is conducting all City Council, Board and Commission meetings virtually via the ZOOM webinar platform. Those meetings not being conducted virtually have been cancelled, including all non-city meetings scheduled to be held at city facilities. Members of the public interested in participating in a City of Roseville meeting should visit the city's Attend a Virtual Meeting webpage for registration information.
Roseville City Council
- January 25 - 6:00 p.m.
Public Works, Environment and Transportation Commission
- January 26 - 6:30 p.m.
Human Rights, Inclusion and Engagement Commission
- January 27 - 6:30 p.m.
Parks and Recreation Program Status
All Roseville Parks and Recreation programs have been classified as Programs Running with Modifications, Tentatively Moving Forward with Modifications, Awaiting More Information, Canceled. For the latest information, please visit the 2021 Winter Program Updates webpage.
Roseville Fire Department
- All fire and medical emergency operations remain open for 24/7/365 response
- Fire station is closed to the public (with exceptions). Fire station is open for walk-in blood pressure checks, medicals emergencies, and Sheridan Story food distribution
- Fire inspections are being scheduled and completed.
- Fire permits remain open and are being processed.
- Assistance for residents having problems with or needing sounding help with smoke detectors or carbon monoxide alarms is being provided. However, the department has suspended scheduling non-sounding battery replacements.
- Fire prevention presentations and fire truck visits have been suspended until further notice
- Fire Explorers has been suspended until further notice
- Hands-only CPR classes have been suspended until further notice
Roseville License Center
- The Roseville License Center is open by appointment only to process Driver's License Applications, Motor Vehicle Transactions and DNR/Fish and Game Applications. The License Center is also offering mail-in and drop-off vehicle tab and DNR renewals.
Roseville Passport Center
- The Roseville Passport Center is open by appointment only to process Passport Applications and provide photo services.