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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Minnesota's hands-free law now in effect

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Minnesota's new hands-free law takes effect Thursday, August 1. It includes new rules on the use of cell phones by drivers, and it includes stiff fines for violations.

Rosemount Police plan to emphasize education about the law during its early days. Watch ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Dine out at the Food Truck Festival Sep. 21

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Save the date for the second annual Rosemount Food Truck Festival. The festival will be held at Central Park. 

Mark your calendar and join us for live music and great food! Entertainment Lineup: 

  • 4:30 – 6 p.m. Off Duty Astronauts...
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City of Rosemount
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Council appoints new Police Chief

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The Rosemount City Council on June 4 appointed Interim Police Chief Mikael Dahlstrom to serve as the community’s permanent Chief.

Chief Dahlstrom has served his entire law enforcement career with the Rosemount Police Department. He had been servi...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Get a quick building permit by going online

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Rosemount residents and builders who want to file for a quick building permit can now apply and pay online for certain projects.

The City has implemented an online permitting system, effective June 3. Users can access the form to get a permit via the City ...

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City of Rosemount
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Share your views on rec center planning

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The City's consultant on a possible indoor recreation center shared the results of research into Rosemount's needs and what a project might include during an open house on May 20.

292 Design Group displayed a list of features the community could use, based...

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City of Rosemount
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Chat with City Council members on July 24

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After the success of this year's Coffee with the Council sessions, Council members will take advantage of the warmer months to visit the City's parks for informal discussions. The next will be Wednesday, July 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the...

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City of Rosemount
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Hydrant maintenance begins in May

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Hydrant flushing in Rosemount is tentatively scheduled to begin in early May and continue for 3-4 weeks.  

Every spring, our utility crews flush more than 1,400 City water hydrants. This process helps clear mineral deposits from the water mains an...

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City of Rosemount
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Rosemount ranks nationally for conservation pledges

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Rosemount ranked tenth in the nation this year in an initiative to encourage conservation of water and other resources.

The initiative was the National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation. Rosemount's rank was in the top ten for cities its size (less ...

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City of Rosemount
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Retail, recreation highlighted in State of the City address

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Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste described the community’s high quality of life and explained how the City will work to improve it even more during his 2019 State of the City message.

“We are aggressively working with developers to bring more retail to Rosemoun...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

City awarded for financial reporting

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[This news release was provided by the Government Finance Officers Association. This is the 22nd consecutive year that the City of Rosemount has won the award.]

(Chicago, lllinois)--The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has b...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Rosemount Police Chief to retire

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Rosemount Police Chief Mitchell Scott has notified the City that he will retire to accept a position in the private sector.

Chief Scott will leave the Rosemount Police Department effective February 28.

In his letter notifying the City of his plans, Chief Sc...

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City of Rosemount
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Droste, Weisensel take roles with National League of Cities

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Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste and Council member Jeff Weisensel have been reappointed to committees of the National League of Cities (NLC) for 2019. The Council member will take on additional duties within the organization.

As committee members, the Rosemoun...

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City of Rosemount
Posted on: December 26, 2018

City Clerk is Rosemount's Employee of the Year

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City Clerk Erin Fasbender has been named the City of Rosemount’s 2018 Employee of the Year for her service to the organization and the community it serves.

In the nomination of Fasbender for the award, she was described as “always willi...

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City of Rosemount
Posted on: July 18, 2018

City Council approves Energy Action Plan

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The Rosemount City Council has approved a plan to make the community a leader in sustainability and energy conservation. The Council voted July 17 to enact an Energy Action Plan.

As part of the Plan, Rosemount has set a community-wide goal of reducing its ...

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