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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Buckthorn Busters

Buckthorn Hauling

Make an impact on Roseville parks and natural resources. Roseville is looking for volunteers to help drag and stack buckthorn near Central Park - Victoria West parking lot on Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to noon.

  • Central Park - Victoria West
  • 2495 Victoria St. North
  • Saturday, October 21
  • 10:00 to noon
  • Drag and Stack Buckthorn
  • Meet at the Central Park - Victoria West parking lot

Each month, Roseville hosts a volunteer opportunity at one of the local parks as part of the na...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Police Officers Receive Recognition

Traffic Safety Award

Congratulations to Roseville Police Officers Mitch Christensen, Kyle Eckert, and Christine Marston for receiving recognition from the Ramsey County Traffic Safety Initiative (RCTSI) for their traffic safety work.

This year, the officers issued more than 200 citations and more than 250 warnings during RCTSI events. Congratulations also to Officer Boua Chang who coordinates the city’s participation in the traffic safety initiative.RCTSI is a grant-funded e...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

School District Elections

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The Mounds View (621) and Roseville Area (623) school districts will hold referendum and school board elections on Tuesday, November 7. Polls open at 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Log on to mnvotes.org to see the ballot or to find where you vote or to confirm whether you are registered to vote. If you have questions about the election, contact Ramsey County at 651-266-2171 or [email protected].Voters living in Precinct 1 an...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Halloween Safety

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Ghosts, goblins, fairy princesses: imaginations run wild as kids play on Halloween night. It’s an evening for fun and fright, but it can also be an evening of risk if families don’t plan carefully to stay safe.

Roseville Police offer tips for a safe Halloween adventure:

  • Wear bright and reflective costumes that fit well and are short enough to prevent tripping.
  • Use flashlights to help Trick-or-Treaters see.
  • Instruct children to cross streets at crosswalks only.
  • Have ...
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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Recreational Fires – Keeping it Safe

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The beautiful autumn weather often means a backyard fire. Roseville allows backyard fires for recreation purposes – cooking or family/friend gathering – but reminds residents to keep it safe.

Some people try to burn leaves, twigs or small branches in the backyard fire pit. In Roseville, open burning is prohibited, and state statute prohibits burning yard waste or trash in your fire pit or barbecue. Leaves, twigs and paper can become airborne a...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Have a “Spook-tacular” Saturday

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Goblins, ghostly games, storytelling, and a Halloween hayride await you at Harriet Alexander Nature Center. Put on your favorite costume and join us for a Spook-tacular Halloween evening of fun on Saturday, October 28.

The event will be held between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. at HANC, 2520 Dale St. N.The adventure includes a fun and colorful hayride, with displays along the route that meanders through the Muriel Sahlin Arboretum. Carnival games, live animals, nature programs an...

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Posted on: October 10, 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: October 11, 2017

New Street Name Signs

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It’s not your imagination, Roseville street signs are getting brighter. Thanks to a grant from 3M, Roseville is replacing street name signs throughout the city.

The grant provided the city with a 22% reduction in the cost of the signs, lowering the cost from $57,000 to about $45,000.Roseville has approximately 1,600 street name signs across the city. The city also has approximately 3,400 directional, warning, spe...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Novice Speedskating

Beginning Speedskating

Love to skate fast? Speedskating may be the sport for you. Roseville Parks and Recreation invites boys and girls ages 6 to 14 with a beginning level of skating ability to join the novice speedskating program.

Experienced speedskating coaches will teach participants the basics of the sport.Skate on Tuesdays and Thursdays from November 16 through February 20. Classes meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. No classes November 23, December 26, January 4, 11 or 25. Skaters wi...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Help Us Plan New Parks

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Roseville will soon be welcoming two new parks to its award-winning system. The final planning meeting for 2134 Cleveland Ave will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2 at Fairview Community Center starting at 6 p.m.

After receiving feedback from residents at previous meetings, City staff and park architects will be presenting the final master plans for the Cleveland Ave site. The presentations represent a shared vision for the parks that includes land use, preferred ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Stoplights and Stop Signs

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Each fall, Roseville Police get an increased number of complaints about cars coasting past stop signs and stoplights or racing to beat yellow lights. It’s not worth the extra seconds.

RPD is asking drivers to do their part to help keep pedestrians and bikers safe.

Throughout the month of October, Roseville officers will be putting a greater emphasis on stop sign and red light safety, stopping and ticketing drivers who ignore basic rules...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Flu Shots at City Hall

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The Minnesota Visiting Nurses Association will give flu shots at Roseville City Hall on Monday, October 23, from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. Free blood pressure, hearing and eye tests will also be available.

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Great Fall Golfing

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Autumn golfing is the best – not too hot, not too crowded and at a price that can’t be beat. Visit Roseville Cedarholm Golf Course for some fall golfing fun.

Cedarholm is a par-3, nine-hole course of 1,345 yards. It is located at 2323 North Hamline Ave., one block north of Highway 36.

The course will remain open through construction of the new Cedarholm Community Building into November, weather permitting.

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Rice-Larpenteur Gateway Vision Plan

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What’s the future of the Rice Street-Larpenteur Avenue Gateway? Join us for a community meeting on October 26 to have your say.

The cities of Maplewood, Roseville and St. Paul have been working collaboratively with neighbors and local businesses to define common goals that support redevelopment and reinvestment along the Rice Street-Larpenteur Avenue Gateway Corridor.Residents are...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Cold Weather Rule

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Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule will soon takes effect. For those who may have trouble paying their energy bill, Xcel Energy reminds residents that the Cold Weather Rule provides protection from service disconnection.

Under the rule, income eligible residential customers are protected from service disconnection between October 15 and April 15, if the disconnection would affect your primary heating source.

Eligible customers must take a few steps to ensure protection. Cu...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Raking Autumn Leaves

Raking Leaves

Why should you rake your leaves? It’s a simple answer: to protect the environment. Leaves decompose and restock the soil with nutrients but also feed unwanted algae growth in lakes and rivers.

When leaves land on the street or sidewalk the decomposing bits wash down the street and into the storm drain. They go directly into lakes and rivers and become food for algae. When the algae dies and decomposes it uses up oxygen that fish and native plan...

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Posted on: September 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.

October 3 – Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)October 4 – Variance Board meets at 5:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)October 4 – Planning Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)October 8 – City Counc...

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