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.
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.
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.
Does your home need to be painted? You may be eligible for a free paint job. Each year the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches sponsors a Paint-A-Thon. Volunteers paint homes throughout the seven-county metro area in August.
Volunteer Alison Demir explained how a turtle recovers from injuries during the open house at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center nursery assistant, Colly, explained how x-rays play a role in healing the wounded animals at the center.
Rowan Nesser, 5, had one of the volunteers at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center wrap the paw of a pretend injured animal while at the open house.
The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Roseville held its annual open house on Feb. 9. Visitors followed the path an injured animal takes while at the center and all the other procedures and services that are available. photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review
The Falcon Heights City Council approved two changes to the city’s ordinance related to tobacco sales last month.
The first change amends the language used to describe electronic smoking devices, such as e-cigarettes, and the second change makes it illegal for minors under the age of 18 to sell tobacco products and all electronic smoking devices.
Want to learn more about the Roseville Police Department? Sign up today for the 2014 Citizens Police Academy. The seven-week course provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the police department operates. Classes include presentations from officers, detectives, administration, and other law enforcement partners.
Gardening aficionados in the metro area were happy last week when Gertens Greenhouse and Garden Centers announced it had purchased the site of the former Linder’s greenhouse in Lake Elmo.
The Inver Grove Heights-based company completed the acquisition of the growing range, located near 15th Street and Inwood Avenue, on Jan. 27. The acquisition includes 52 acres of land, a 12-acre heated greenhouse, four utility buildings and several more acres of nursery growing fields, but does not include the former Linder’s Garden Center retail store on Larpenteur Avenue.