Posted on: April 27, 2017

Mayor cites strength of Rosemount in State of the City address

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Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste expressed pride in the growth and improvement of Rosemount’s quality of life, and said the City is ready to build on those strengths to meet the community’s needs and opportunities to expand. The Mayor made his comments during ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Mayor joins challenge for water conservation

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Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste is joining his counterparts across the country in asking residents to make a long-term commitment to manage water resources more wisely.  

By taking part in the annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservatio...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Spring Cleanup to include document shredding

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The City of Rosemount will host its annual Spring Cleanup Day for 2017 on Saturday, May 20. For the first time, the event will include free services to shred documents.

The event will run from 8 a.m. until 12 noon in the east parking lot at the Dakota Coun...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

City Council moves meetings beyond City Hall

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The Rosemount City Council will make it easier for citizens to participate in the Council’s work by holding two meetings away from City Hall, along with a bike tour.

The Council will hold its monthly work session at Fire Station No. 2, 2047 Connemara...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Be a volunteer to preserve our wetlands

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Rosemount and Dakota County are seeking volunteers eager to pull on a pair of waders and jump into monitoring the health of community wetlands through the Wetland Health Evaluation Program (WHEP).

Volunteers will work with a community-based team to monitor...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Water system maintenance underway

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Rosemount City crews will begin flushing more than 1,200 city fire hydrants beginning the week of April 10 if weather permits.  The procedure helps clear mineral deposits from water mains and ensures that each hydrant is in peak operating conditi...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

City seeks applicants for Public Works Director

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The City of Rosemount is seeking highly qualified candidates for Public Works Director/City Engineer. We welcome those with initiative, creativity and a track record of progressive leadership to apply. The ideal candidate is adept at, and comfortable with...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Ranking puts Rosemount among safest big cities in Minnesota

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A consumer research website has ranked Rosemount among the safest big cities in the state of Minnesota.

Analyzing FBI crime reports, the site ValuePenguin says Rosemount ranked fifth among big cities in the state, defined as those with a population above 2...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Mayor, Council member to serve on national committees

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Rosemount elected officials will serve in positions with the National League of Cities.

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Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste and Council member Jeff Weisensel will serve next year on committees of the National League of Cities (NLC) that set the or...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Christine Watson named City of Rosemount's Employee of the Year

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Public Works Coordinator Christine Watson has been named the City of Rosemount’s 2016 Employee of the Year for her service to the organization and the community it serves. 

Watson was praised by the colleagues who nominated her for her work to maintai...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

Council selects new City Administrator

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The Rosemount City Council will vote next week on an agreement to appoint Logan Martin as the next City Administrator.  The Council decided on November 5 to offer him the top staff position with the City.

Martin has served in positions with communitie...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

City Council approves 2017 budgets

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The Rosemount City Council last night approved next year’s final budgets, including an increase in the City’s property tax levy of 3.5%.

The increase on a home at the median value in Rosemount, which is $250,700, will be $18 for the year. The new level wil...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

City recognized for financial report

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[The news release below was provided by the Government Financial Officers Association. The report cited is available at the link below. This is the 20th consecutive year that the City of Rosemount has received the award.]

(Chicago)--The Certificate of Achi...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

City asks for residents' help to keep drains clear

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The Rosemount Public Works Department maintains more than 85 miles of storm sewers throughout the City. The work includes inspecting, cleaning, and maintaining more than 5,000 stormwater structures, as well as sweeping to ensure the drains remain free of ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Rosemount offers citizens a closer look at its budgets

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The City of Rosemount has launched a new online tool available to the public as part of the City’s transparency efforts. Visitors to the City’s website at www.ci.rosemount.mn.us/transparency (see link below) can call up detailed graphs...

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Off-leash areas available for dogs in Rosemount parks

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The City of Rosemount is inviting pet owners to have their dogs off leash in the hockey rinks with boards and a grass surface at Jaycee and Bloomfield parks. This opportunity is being offered on a seasonal basis. The off leash areas are open now until the...

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