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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Council invites applications to join Commissions

Rosemount residents can help set the direction of their community by applying to serve on City commissions and one of the task forces created last year by the City Council. The Council is looking to fill six openings on commissions that advise the Counci...Read on...
Posted on: February 13, 2017

Road closure on Co. Rd. 42 set for Sunday

The City of Rosemount has been notified of a planned road closure this weekend on County Road 42 near its intersection with Highway 3/South Robert Trail. Work on the railroad crossing just east of the intersection will lead to a closure on either side of...Read on...
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Skating moves indoors

Rosemount Parks and Recreation has announced that the outdoor rinks and warming houses in the City parks are closed for the season. But there are open skating sessions scheduled at the Ice Arena. [See the Arena calendar.]Read on...
Posted on: February 14, 2017

Spring weight limits begin Friday

In cooperation with Dakota County Transportation, the City of Rosemount will begin enforcing spring restrictions on the weight of vehicles on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 12:01 a.m. The restrictions apply to most of the City’s streets, includin...Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2017

Lottery opens for garden plots

Rosemount Parks and Recreation is taking applications from its residents for a limited number of garden plots that the City is offering at several locations.  The City is making land available at Biscayne, Jaycee, Winds, and Lions Parks and at t...Read on...
Posted on: January 24, 2017

Ranking puts Rosemount among safest big cities in Minnesota

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...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2017

Council member appointed as National League of Cities Leadership Fellow

Rosemount City Council member Jeff Weisensel has been appointed to serve as a Leadership Fellow for the National League of Cities (NLC) in 2017. His duties include advising the NLC on education efforts to promote and educate local government leaders. The...Read on... About NLC University
Posted on: December 21, 2016

Mayor, Council member to serve on national committees

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 organization’s policies on issues likely to come up in Congress and state legislatures.

Mayor Droste wi...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2016

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

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 maintain ...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Council selects new City Administrator

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 comm...Read on...
Posted on: December 7, 2016

City Council approves 2017 budgets

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 y...Read on...
Posted on: November 2, 2016

City recognized for financial report

[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 Ac...Read on... Financial report
Posted on: October 18, 2016

City asks for residents' help to keep drains clear

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...Read on...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Rosemount offers citizens a closer look at its budgets

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 (see link below) can call up detailed graphs and tables on th...Read on...

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Off-leash areas available for dogs in Rosemount parks

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...Read on...

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

Youth Commissioners plan for the future by planting trees

Members of the Rosemount Youth Commission got an early start on their goals for the coming year by helping to plant trees in the City’s newest park.

Incoming and outgoing members of the Commission gathered at Ailesbury Park before their meeting on May ...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Officer, Firefighter are honored

Two Rosemount public safety personnel were honored this month for their service to the community. The Police and Fire employees of the year were announced at an event held by the Rosemount post of the American Legion.


Officer Beth Richtsmeie...Read on...