The Roseville Human Rights Commission hosted a naturalization ceremony at the Roseville Skating Center the afternoon of Wednesday, April 16. The ceremony commenced with a performance of “Star-Spangled Banner,” sung by city of Roseville administrative staff member Kari Collins.
The city of Roseville, in partnership with Calvary Church in Roseville, will be holding tryouts for Fiddler on the Roof (75 minute version). Audition times are Friday, April 25, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. or Saturday, April 26, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Calvary Church, 2120 Lexington Ave. N. in Roseville. Anyone 10 years and older is welcom to try out, and families are encouraged to audition together.
One person is dead after a weekend fire in Roseville.
According to a news release from the city, on Saturday, March 22 just before 6 p.m., the Roseville Fire Department, with assistance from the Lake Johanna Fire Department, was dispatched to the Rose Mall Apartments located in the 2200 block of Pascal Street. There were reports of alarms sounding and smoke coming from the third floor of the apartment building.
In a 3-2 vote, the Vadnais Heights City Council approved an application submitted by Metro Transit for a site plan, special use permit and preliminary plat to build a commuter bus park and ride facility at 850 East County Road E. Council members Terry Nyblom and Craig Johnson voted against the motion at the March 5 council meeting.
Hav’n Fun! Have some fun this summer in Roseville. Rose Parade planning is underway. This year’s Rose Parade will be on Monday, June 30 at 6:15 p.m.
The parade planning committee is recruiting volunteers to help plan and participate in this year’s parade. The Rosefest parade planning committee meets the third Wednesday each month, through June, at 7 p.m. at Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive.
Install a carbon monoxide detector. It could save your life, and it’s the law. All homes in Minnesota must have CO detectors. Homeowners who do not have a CO detector could face liability charges if someone in their home is injured or killed by carbon monoxide poisoning or smoke inhalation.
Patrick Trudgeon has stepped into his official role as the new Roseville city manager.
At its Feb. 24 meeting, the Roseville City Council unanimously approved a contract for Trudgeon, effective immediately. Trudgeon took over as interim city manager in May of last year, and the council voted in January to enter into contract negotiations with him for the permanent position.
Roseville joined an elite group of cities recently as the city announced that it has received a triple-A bond rating from Standard & Poor’s (S&P). It is the second bond rating upgrade in two years for Roseville, which received a ‘Aaa’ rating upgrade from Moody’s in 2012.