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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Roseville Receives Masks for Businesses

Mask Shipment

The City of Roseville receive a shipment of 95,000 disposable masks, Friday. The masks are part of an effort by the State to distribute 4 million masks to businesses as the statewide face covering order goes into effect.

The masks will be available for local businesses to pick up from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 27 and Tuesday, July 28 in the north parking lot of the MN OVAL, 2661 Civic Center Drive.

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Governor Issues Statewide Face Covering Order

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Minnesota Governor Tim Walz issued Executive Order 20-81 on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 requiring people in Minnesota to wear a face covering in all public indoor spaces and businesses beginning Saturday, July 25, 2020.

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For more information about face coverings and the Governor’s Executive Order, please see the Frequently Asked Question...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

City Services Accessible Online

Online Services

COVID-19 has changed the way government is doing business. The City of Roseville wants to make it easier to access services provided by the city. A person can find a wide selection of services online.

Available online services include building permit applications and inspections, parks and recreation programming, utility bill pay, job opportunities, license and passport service appointments, filing a police report, pothole repair requests and more.

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Medallion Hunt Returns

Golden Rose Medallion

Get out and explore Roseville! Join Roseville Parks and Recreation for a summertime adventure. Join us for our Medallion Hunt. The first Medallion Hunt clue will be released at noon on Friday, July 31.

Clues will be posted online at www.yjwhtkd.com/parks and on Twitter @RVMedallionHunt. Clues will be released each day at noon until the medallion is found. The finder of the medallion will win gift cards from local restaurants and passes to Rosevi...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Driving and Cell Phones

Hands Free

August 1 marks one year since Minnesota joined states across the country prohibiting holding a cell phone while driving. Roseville Police remind drivers that they may use voice commands or single touch activation only.

Police officers note that hands-free does not mean distraction free. For greater safety, drivers are encouraged to select music, get directions or make calls before driving the vehicle. 

“The law has helped make distracted driving easier...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Commemorative Bricks

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Give a personalized brick to commemorate a special occasion, to honor a loved one or to leave a lasting legacy. The Central Park Muriel Sahlin Arboretum offers engraved bricks as a way to memorialize something special.

Brick purchases are tax deductible. Cost is $100 for a 4 by 8 inch engraved brick or $200 for an 8 by 8 inch engraved brick. Visit www.rosevillecentralpark.com for an order form or call 651-792-7006 and one will be sent to you. Order by August 5 for place...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Help Stop Mosquitos

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Don’t let mosquitoes stop your summer fun. You can help reduce the number of mosquitos by removing mosquito breeding grounds. They can lay more than 200 eggs at a time, and eggs can survive for up to five years.

Mosquitoes need just a few teaspoons of water to complete their life cycle. Fill in or remove any water-holding containers from your property. Empty rainspouts and keep gutters clear of debris. Change the water in your birdfeeder at least once a week so m...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Quality of Life Good in Roseville

Community Survey

When it comes to quality of life, Roseville residents continue to give their community high marks. Whether it’s strong neighborhoods, quality parks or high-value services, satisfaction among residents remains high.

In the fourth community survey conducted by the City of Roseville since 2014, 94 percent rated their quality of life as either "excellent" or "good." The overall positive rating is at the top of suburban Twin Cities communities, with t...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

CARES Act Funding Available

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The City of Roseville encourages residents in need of financial assistance or health care to contact Ramsey County. The county is distributing funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Assistance is available to help families and individuals apply for:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Cash assistance for basic needs
  • Child care
  • Emergency assistance for someone about to lose their home 
  • Health care/insurance

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Did you Complete the Census?

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Thanks to everyone who has completed the 2020 Census. If you haven’t done so, you can complete the census by visiting 2020census.gov or calling 844-330-2020 to respond in English or 844-468-2020 to respond in Spanish.

Because of COVID-19, the US Census Bureau has extended the deadline to complete the census to July 31. If your household has not responded to the census by that date, census workers will begin visiting households in August through October.

Census forms are...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Helping our Community Heal

RAS Conversation

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd and widespread discussions about safety in schools, Roseville Area Schools (RAS) is presenting a series of restorative circle sessions to help our community heal.

The community conversations are being conducted in partnership with the Minnesota Humanities Center and the City of Roseville to promote building, promoting and ensuring wellness and supportive schools.

Join us on July 15, July 22 and July 29 from 6:00 to ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Catch the Puppet Wagon in Central Park

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Catch the Puppet Wagon live and in person! In addition to online performances, the Puppet Wagon is offering live shows at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre in Central Park at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays from July 15 to August 19.

The Puppet Wagon performers will present short, family-friendly performances of classic fairy tales at the amphitheater. Can’t make it in person, don’t worry. Shows will be released online Fridays through August 21 at 10:30 a.m. at www...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Register to Vote

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The City of Roseville encourages anyone who has not registered to vote to do so by July 21 to speed up voting during the August 11 Primary Election. Voting is much quicker if you pre-register.

Registering is easy. Complete a voter registration application online at mnvotes.org or call 651-266-2171 and an application will be mailed to you. Online registration options are available in English, Amharic, Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Lao, Oromo, Russian, ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Making Roseville More Pedestrian Friendly

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Your safety is our priority. This summer the City of Roseville is rehabilitating and constructing more than a mile of pathways to improve pedestrian safety and to connect neighborhoods.

Projects include:

  • Central Park – New 8’ bituminous pathway over the existing pathway near the Legion 9 Ballfield
  • Willow Pond Park - Resurface pathway on the west side of Willow Pond
  • Central Park - Resurface two pathways from Victoria Ball...
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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Keeping Kids and Pets Safe

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Roseville Police remind you to not leave your child or pet unattended inside a vehicle, even if you’re just stopping for a minute. The temperature inside of a car is generally hotter than outside temperatures.

On an 80º F day, the inside of a car can exceed 115º in about 30 minutes. At that temperature a person or pet could quickly succumb to heat stroke.

According to the Safe Kids Campaign, children are more vulnerable to heat because a child&...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Roseville in Bloom

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Visit Roseville has commissioned 20 Minnesota artists to create unique, rose statues that show the best of Roseville. The rose statues, will be on display at outdoor public spaces in Roseville through October.

We encourage everyone to get out and explore Roseville. The 6-foot tall roses are located in local parks and area businesses.

One of the goals for the project was to highlight artists whose work represents Minnesota’s cultural diversity. Artist S...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Live at the Rog

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Music lovers, we are excited to announce that free music is back at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre. Join us at Roseville Central Park, at the corner of Lexington Ave and County Road C.

We offer free music on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and on Sundays, we offer music, dance, theater and storytelling from around the world. Visit www.yjwhtkd.com/liverog for more information on dates and performers.

To protect the health and safety of ou...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

City Extends Utility Fee Relief

Covid fee relief

The Roseville City Council voted to extend a waiver of utility late fees during its Monday, June 8 City Council meeting an additional three months to included bills due in June, July and August.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on residents, the City Council has instructed city staff to waive the late fee for utility bills due on June 30, July 31, and August 31, 2020.

The city will continue to accept partial payments and emphasized that...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Absentee Voting for Primary Election

Absentee Voting

Absentee voting for the 2020 primary began on Friday, June 26. To minimize direct contact with others, Ramsey County is encouraging voters to vote by mail. All Minnesota voters are eligible to vote by mail.

Voting absentee is easy to do, as long as you plan ahead. A voter must have a registered voter serve as a witness for a ballot to be accepted. 

Voters can apply for ballot online at mnvotes.org or call 651-266-2171 and an application will be sent ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Help for Businesses

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The City of Roseville has compiled the following information for businesses to help answer questions and assist those seeking help accessing services and resources, including recovery, tax relief, and loan options.

Coronavirus Survey for Roseville Businesses

Note: Please review our guidance on the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order 20-20 to determine if your business can remain open or must close. 

Governor Tim Walz has issued Executive Order 20-5...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Information and Resources

Covid Info

The City of Roseville has compiled the following information for residents and students to help answer questions and assist those seeking help accessing services and resources.

Ramsey County provides information and links to apply for emergency assistance for cash, SNAP, child care, health care and financial assistance. Information is available in English, Hmong, Spanish, Somali and Karen.

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

COVID-19 News Release Archive

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The City of Roseville, working closely with county and state officials, continues to proactively monitor the status of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Ramsey County for any potential implications for our community.

Throughout the pandemic, the city has released several news updates of community interest, which have been aggregated below.

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Roseville and The Sheridan Story Add Distribution Site

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The City of Roseville and The Sheridan Story are adding a temporary foos distribution site for anyone in need. Food bags will be available on Friday, May 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Unity Park, 1716 Marion Street.

Anyone who may be struggling with food insecurity is encouraged to pick up a bag of food. 

The Sheridan Story will provide 330 food bags. Each food bag contains approximately four meals and is packaged and ready to go. Food bags will be tailored t...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Roseville Partners with The Sheridan Story

Sheridan Story Donation

The City of Roseville has teamed up with The Sheridan Story to provide free, nutritious food to families in the community to ensure that area youth have food during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

The Sheridan Story has provided the city with 330 five-pound food bags. Each food bag contains approximately four meals and is packaged and ready to go. This initial delivery comprises more than 1,260 meals and The Sheridan Story will make sure supplies a...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Upcoming Meetings and Events

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A list of upcoming meetings is included in the last News Update of the month. Meeting times and locations are subject to change. Contact the City of Roseville at 651-792-7001 if you have questions.

July meetings may be conducted virtually through the Zoom webinar platform. Please visit www.yjwhtkd.com to confirm meeting locations. Members of the public who wish to comment during virtual meetings will be asked to join the meeting through Zoom...

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