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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Candidate Forum

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Where do the candidates for Mayor and City Council offices stand on the issues? Find out when the Roseville Area League of Women Voters puts the races in the spotlight during a candidate forum on Thursday, October 4.

The candidate forum is open to the public and will take place from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive. The forum will be shown live on Roseville Cable Channel 16. A webstream of the forum will also be available.

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

REAL ID Update

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There’s been a lot of discussion about Minnesotans getting a REAL ID. Passed in 2005, the federal REAL ID Act aims to tighten security standards around driver’s licenses and state-issued ID cards.

Applying for a REAL ID compliant card requires additional documentation compared to the requirements for a standard Minnesota driver's license.

A person must provide the following in person when applying:

  • One document proving identity, date of birth and leg...
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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Build a Bicycle Pump Track

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The Parks and Recreation Department is working with residents to build a pump track at Autumn Grove Park September 24-27. They're looking for volunteers to help move dirt and build the pump track course.

What is a pump track? A pump track is a small bicycle track with hills, banking and fun challenges for young children (ages 2 to 9 years) to learn how to ride a bike.

Groups, individuals, and families are encouraged to participate. Children with a parent a...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

General Election Absentee and Early Voting

Early Voting

Absentee voting for the 2018 general election begins September 21. Ramsey County voters wishing to take advantage of absentee voting options may cast their ballot in person or through the mail.

Ramsey County voters may cast an absentee ballot in person at Ramsey County, 90 West Plato Blvd, St. Paul, or at Ramsey County Public Works Building, 1425 Paul Kirkwold Dr., Arden Hills. A citizen may register to vote, complete an absentee ballot applicat...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Fall Break Art Academy

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Kids, are you looking for a fun way to spend your fall break? Paint, draw and sculpt at Roseville’s Art Academy, taught by KidCreate Studio. Join us on October 18 and 19 at Oasis Park Building, 1700 County Road C2.

The camp will meet from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. both days and is especially designed for kids ages 5 to 12. Campers will experiment with different techniques, materials and styles to create snow globes, art pieces and clay characters. Cost is $62.Call Rosevill...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Award Winning Staff

SPACC Awards_2018

Congratulations to the Roseville Community Development Department. In September, the department received a Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce Leaders in Local Government Award.

The Community Development Department’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) was recognized for its business retention and expansion efforts. Roseville’s EDA was created in 2016 to encourage impactful economic development in the city. T...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Nextdoor Continues to Grow

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In April 2012, Roseville introduced Nextdoor.com, a private social network designed to help neighbors get to know each other. Today, 25 percent of households in Roseville have signed up for Nextdoor.

Nextdoor.com creates private websites that allow neighbors to get to know each other, exchange local advice and ask questions. There are currently more than 7,000 Nextdoor.com users in Roseville.Nextdoor.com was designed specifically to make neighbors fee...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Is Solar Energy Right for You?

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Are you interested in learning if installing solar panels would work for you? The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) offers a program to help homeowners and businesses buy power and secure discounts.

The MREA program makes installing solar panels more affordable. MREA and the City of Roseville invite residents to a free Solar Power Hour information session. Participants will learn solar basics, financial implications and available incentives. MREA wil...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

After School Learning with Lego

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Kids, join us for a fun after school program using Lego blocks to explore engineering concepts. You’ll build a dragster and a balancing beam and design your own catapult.

Once the design and build process is complete, you'll play, experiment, modify and have fun with your newly built creations.We’re offering an after school class at three Roseville schools.• Parkview School students meet on Tuesdays, Oct...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Hands-only CPR is Back

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Roseville firefighters are offering a free, hands-only cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) class on Wednesday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m. The class meets at the Roseville Fire Station, 2701 Lexington Ave.

Firefighters will teach an easy-to-learn 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 victims s...

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

Police Foundation Golf Tournament

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Grab your clubs and support Roseville Police. The Roseville Police Foundation is sponsoring a golf tournament on Monday, September 24 at Midland Hills Country Club to raise funds to support public safety.

The tournament begins with registration and lunch at 11:00 a.m. followed by a round of golf with games, challenges and door prizes. The day wraps up with dinner at 6:00 p.m. Register at www.rosevillepolicefoundation.org.The Roseville Police Foundation fun...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Tapped and Uncorked

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Beer aficionados and wine enthusiasts, join us for tapped and uncorked. The Friends of Roseville Parks Foundation (FOR Parks) invites you to a special evening of sampling on Friday, September 28 at the OVAL.

In addition to special releases and casks from local craft breweries, distilleries and cideries, a variety of foods will be available to purchase from food trucks and local restaurants. Attendees can play some fun games while enjoying music by the Free an...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

License Center Services Limited Sept. 28-29

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The Roseville License Center will be implementing the State of Minnesota’s new driver’s license software system on September 28-29 and will be unable to process driver’s licenses or identification cards either day.

The License Center, 2737 Lexington Ave., will be open to process motor vehicle and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) transactions both days. Passport services will not be affected. Normal processing for all driver’s license applications will resume on...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Register to Vote

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The City of Roseville encourages anyone who has not registered to vote to do so by October 16 to speed up voting on November 6. Voting is much quicker if you pre-register rather than register at the polling place.

Registering to vote in advance of the November 6 general election is easy. Complete a voter registration application online at mnvotes.org, or fill out a registration card at Roseville City Hall. Online registration options are available in English, Amhar...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Great Fall Golfing

Fall Golf

Autumn golfing is the best – not too hot, not too crowded and 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.

The course is located at 2323 North Hamline Ave., one block north of Highway 36. It will remain open into November, weather permitting. Call 651-633-TEES (8337) to reserve your tee time. Get additional offers and information at www.cityofroseville.com/gol...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

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 tackle the topic of bullying.

2018-19 Human Rights Essay Contest Topic

  • How would you define bullying? Give an example when you or someone you know was bullied. What can be done to stop and prevent bullying? Are there actions you can take to stop bullying?

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Check out Roseville’s Skate Park

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Skateboarders, bikers and inline skaters, check out Roseville’s Skate Park for some autumn fun. The Park will remain open until October 7, weather permitting.

Autumn hours begin September 4. Inline skating and the skate park will be open daily from noon until sunset. Entry to the skate park is free.

The Roseville Skating Center is located at 2661 Civic Center Drive. Call 651-792-7191 or visit www.cityofroseville...

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Posted on: August 29, 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.

September 3 – Labor Day City Offices Closed

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

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

September 10 – City Council meets at 6:00 p.m. (Ch. 16)

September 11 –...

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