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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Buckthorn Busters

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Make an impact on Roseville parks and natural resources. Roseville is looking for volunteers to on Saturday, December 15 to help drag and stack pre-cut buckthorn in Tamarack Park from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

Each month, Roseville hosts a volunteer project at a local park. The efforts have greatly reduced the spread of buckthorn and other invasive plant species, so volunteers are attacking smaller buckthorn stands to prevent wildlife from spreading seeds to ot...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Fire and Ice at the OVAL

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Cool down on the ice then warm up beside the bonfire. The Roseville Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Drive, hosts open skating and a bonfire at the OVAL on Friday evenings, weather permitting.

Admission is $6.00, and 10 session punch cards are available for $53. Skates are available to rent for $4.00, or bring your own skates. Visit www.cityofroseville.com/skatingcenter or call 651-792-7191 for 24-hour updates.

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Free Hula Class Demo

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Learn to dance to Hawaiian music. The City of Roseville invites you to a free Hula Dance demonstration on Thursday, January 3 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Hula is a Hawaiian dance that is perfect exercise for one’s entire body.

Roseville Parks and Recreation is offering a free introductory class to learn basic hula moves, meet the instructor, ask questions and, if interested, register for eight weeks of classes that meet on Tuesdays from January 15 to March 5.Hula classes for 5 ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Roseville Hiring for Summer Jobs

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Who wants a job where work is play? There may be snow on the ground, but it’s not too early to think about a summer job. Roseville Parks and Recreation is hiring in a wide variety of areas.

Qualifications include responsible, creative, enthusiastic, reliable and punctual employees who enjoy working with kids of all ages.Roseville offers a variety of positions for employment throughout the summer, including recreation group leaders to work wi...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Salting Tips to Protect Minnesota Waters

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What’s your go-to solution to clear your sidewalks and driveways of snow? Most of us pull out the snow blower and a shovel and many grab the salt. Salt helps melt ice but also has environmental impacts.

Salt helps protect drivers from sliding and pedestrians from falls. But, only one teaspoon of salt can permanently pollutes five gallons of water.According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), an estimated 365,000 tons of salt is used in the ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

City Offices Closed Christmas, New Year’s Day

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Roseville city offices, including the License Center, will be closed December 24 and 25 to celebrate the Christmas holiday. Offices will also be closed on Tuesday, January 1 for New Year’s Day.

Roseville Police and Firefighters remain on duty. On Wednesday through Friday of the Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks, garbage and recycling services will be delayed by one day.

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Keep Fire Hydrants Clear

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There are more than 2,150 fire hydrants in Roseville. Keeping them accessible in winter can be a challenge. That is why the city is asking for residents’ help. Roseville has an informal “Adopt a Hydrant” program.

When the snow stops falling and it is time to clear your driveways and walks, the city encourages residents, businesses, youth groups and individuals to adopt a hydrant in the neighborhood and clear a three-foot area around the closest fire hydrant.A fire...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Snowplow Safety

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The City of Roseville Public Works Department asks that motorists drive with extra care during and after a snowfall. Snowplow operators are also requesting additional assistance from drivers.

Snowplow operators request that drivers:

  • Yield to snowplows - they often drive slower than posted speeds.
  • Snowplows discharge heavy snow and ice; give them sufficient room.
  • Do not drive into a cloud of snow or attempt to pass a snowplow.
  • Do not park on the st...
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Posted on: December 5, 2018

City Council Adopts Balanced 2019 Budget

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The Roseville City Council unanimously adopted a final 2019 budget of $55,507,140 during its last meeting of the year on Monday, December 3. The new budget is an increase of $1,267,910 or 2.3% compared to 2018.

To fund a portion of the budget, the council approved a property tax levy of $21,551,650. This means the monthly cost of tax-supported services for the owner of a $254,900 median-valued home will be $80.40 for 2019, an increase of $5.03 or 6.7% compared t...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

City Council Sets 2019 Schedule

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The City Council has set its meeting schedule for 2019. Council meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive. Meetings are open to the public, shown on Cable Channel 16 and streamed online.

January 7, 14, 28February 11, 25March 11, 18, 25April 8, 15, 22May 6, 13, 20June 3, 17July 8, 15, 22August 12, 26September 9, 16, 23October 7, 14, 21November 4, 25December 2The Economic Development Authority will meet January 14, March 18, May 13, July 15...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Cedarholm Open for Holiday Parties

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We have a great place for you to host a stress-free holiday party. Roseville’s new Cedarholm Community Building is available to rent for parties, receptions, business meetings and family gatherings.

The community building provides banquet seating for up to 120 guests or theater seating for up to 150. Amenities include a state of the art, caterer-friendly kitchen, audio and video services, Wi-Fi access, customizable floor plan, portable dance floor, i...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

State offers Property Tax Assistance

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The Roseville City Council reminds residents that they may be eligible for the State’s Property (Homestead) Tax Refund and Senior Citizen Property Tax Deferral Program.

Homeowners are eligible for the homestead credit if they meet income guidelines. Homeowners may also be eligible for a special homestead credit if their property tax increase is more than 12% and their net property tax increase is at least $100.Property o...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Snowplow Alerts Now on Twitter

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Roseville residents can now find out when city snowplows will be heading out to clear city streets via Twitter. The city has launched the @RosevillePlows Twitter account, which will tweet prior beginning each city plow.

When two inches of snow has accumulated, parking is prohibited on city streets in Roseville. Vehicles parked on the street could be ticketed and towed.For the past several years, residents and visitors could sign up to be notified via text or email alerts...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

New Year’s Eve on Ice

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Ring in the New Year on Ice! Bring your family and meet your friends at the Roseville Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Drive. Join us for the Midwest’s largest skating party on Monday, December 31.

We’ve got tons of fun waiting for you. The excitement begins at 2:30 and lasts until 10:00 p.m.Skate indoors in the arena or outdoors on the OVAL. Warm up in the banquet area, try the bounce castle, get your face painted and catch a magic show. ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

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 3 – Economic Development Authority (EDA) meets at 6:00 p.m. (Ch. 16)

December 3 – City Council meets immediately following EDA meeting (Ch. 16)

December 4 – Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)

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