In a 3-2 vote this past week, the Roseville Council upheld the city staff’s determination that the proposed Twin Lakes Wal-Mart store is permitted under the city’s zoning code.
That was among the top news stories of the week in Roseville Patch.
The council rejected two appeals from Karen Schaffer, a city council candidate, and from SWARN [Solidarity of West Area Roseville Neighbors], a citizens group representing more than 60 Roseville households that opposes the proposed discount store. If you missed the story, click here for the full report.
Meanwhile, here are some other significant stories from the past week:
- Officials at Rosedale Center in Roseville said Friday (July 20) they were stepping up security at their shopping mall in light of a tragedy in Colorado that has left at least 12 people dead after a lone gunman entered a theater in that state and went on a shooting spree. Click here to read the full story.
- The Roseville Council voted unanimously at its meeting last week to create a so-called “taproom” liquor license that will allow Pour Decisions Brewery to sell pints and growlers from their 1744 Terrace Drive location. Read the full post here.
- The litigation over the proposed new Roseville fire station is over. The Minnesota Supreme Court refused to hear the petition brought against theCity by Responsible Governance for Roseville(RGR), a citizen group that opposed the funding mechanism used by the City to purchase the bonds, officials said Wednesday in the latest weekly Roseville city update. "That means the City can begin work as soon as bids are awarded." For the full story, click here.
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