If showering, brushing your teeth, or using tap water for coffee or tea in the morning are parts of your daily routine you’d rather not miss, the city of Roseville suggests you take steps to prevent your water service lines from freezing.
This winter, Roseville -- like many other Minnesota cities -- has seen a surge in the number of frozen lines, leaving residents without water until the pipes are thawed. So the Roseville Public Works Department is asking residents to monitor their water temperature and maybe even leave their water running continuously, in some instances, as a preventative measure.
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.
It appears that Roseville’s interim city manager may be stepping into the permanent role.
At their Monday, Jan. 13 meeting, the Roseville City Council voted in favor of negotiating a longterm contract with Patrick Trudgeon, who has held the interim position of city manager since May of last year.
Barbara Simon had a bit of a bad feeling before she and her husband purchased a specialty machine online in October of last year, and now says she’s sorry she didn’t trust her gut.
Barbara and Bill Simon, who live in Roseville, have had a business in the precision metalworking industry for the past 34 years, and 28 years ago Bill invented a machine called an auto-sert hardware insertion press. The machines, which weigh about 1,800 pounds, are used in the computer industry and are particularly hard to come by, with only hundreds available throughout the world.
A Minneapolis man has been sentenced to 189 months in prison in connection with a Roseville hit-and-run incident in which one of the victims was dragged nearly a mile.
Enrico Darius Taylor, 53, pleaded guilty in November in Ramsey County District Court to one count of first-degree assault and one count of criminal vehicular operation. The incident occurred Sept. 17 at the Crossroads of Roseville shopping center. Two U.S. Army recruiters were struck in a crosswalk in front of the Roseville Army recruitment office at 1649 County Road B2.
The 2014 property tax levies for School District 623 and the city of Little Canada were approved last week.
The Roseville School Board approved the school district’s 2014 property tax levy at its Tuesday, Dec. 17 meeting.
District business manager Shari Thompson presented information on the levy and current budget year at the truth in taxation hearing prior to the regular board meeting.
The 2014 budgets for the cities of Roseville, Falcon Heights and Lauderdale have been approved by each city’s respective city council.
The Roseville City Council approved the city’s final 2014 budget and property tax levy at the Dec. 9 city council meeting. The total budget was set at just under $50.7 million, of which about $23.1 million is for tax-supported programs and $27.6 is for non-tax supported programs -- increases of about $1.3 million and $4 million respectively.
The Roseville City Council has not decided not to rule out the possibility of organized trash hauling for the city, but will not be moving forward with any official process at this time.
The possibility of implementing an organized trash collection system in Roseville has been a topic of discussion in recent years, and the Public Works, Environment and Transportation Commission recently passed an updated resolution that asked the Roseville City Council to consider that possibility.