LEAP team members Phyllis Hunter, far left, and Dana Larsen-Ramsay, far right, with Kent Peterson and Karen Eckman. Peterson and Eckman accepted the award on behalf of the city of Shoreview. (submitted photos)
The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District announced this year’s Landscape Ecology Award Program (LEAP) winners last month. The local watershed district has been recognizing efforts made to preserve and improve water quality and natural resources at private residences, businesses and public spaces since 2002, and this year began its first annual Watershed Excellence Awards.
Need help replacing a leaky sewer service? Roseville is participating in the Met Council Grant Program to reimburse up to one-third of sewer replacement and rehabilitation costs, up to $2,000. But act quickly; a limited amount of funds are available.
The 2013 Minnesota Legislature appropriated $1 million in Clean Water Fund monies to help property owners make certain improvements to reduce clear water, also known as inflow and infiltration (I&I), from flowing into the sanitary sewer system.
Santa visited with some naughty or nice basset hounds on Nov. 30 at Rosedale Center, Santa is at Rosedale Center and ready for a photo with the family or kids. The Basset Buddies Rescue, Inc. has dogs for adoption. Check out www.bbrescue.org for more information.
Let the Roseville City Council know what’s important to you. On Dec. 2, the City Council will hold a final budget and tax levy hearing.
Staff will make a presentation and residents will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed budget and its financial impacts.
The North Suburban Evening Lions Club donated $1,500 to two local food shelves at its recent waffle breakfast. Of that, $500 was donated to the Roseville Food Shelf fund. They also made a $1,000 donation to Keystone Community Services.
Rosetown Playhouse in Roseville received the Community Innovator Award from The Arc Minnesota at The Arc Minnesota’s Awards Banquet on Nov. 1 at the Doubletree by Hilton Park Place Hotel in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
The City of Falcon Heights, in association with the Falcon Heights-Lauderdale Lions Club, announces the winner of the second annual sidewalk poetry contest. The Mayor’s Sidewalk Poetry Panel reviewed the 11 submissions and chose the following selection by Jean Miriam Larson of Falcon Heights to be the winning poem, titled “Eventually.” The poem has been stamped into the sidewalk on the southwest corner of the intersection of California Avenue and Albert Street in Falcon Heights.