Mayor Roe's State of The City Address Coming Monday

The mayor is expected to review highlights of 2012 and talk about what's ahead this year.

Roseville Mayor Dan Roe will present his 2013 State of the City Address at 5 p.m. Monday ( Feb. 25), his third such annual review. 

During this year’s State of the City presentation, Roe is expected to review highlights of 2012 as well as offer comments on what is ahead this year for Roseville.

Roe's speech will be in the City Council Chambers at Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive. 

You can see the mayor in person or catch his presentation on Channel 16, the city's government access cable station. Residents can call 651-222-3333 to request free Universal Service that includes Channel 16.

Roe’s speech will also be webstreamed at ww.cityofroseville.com/webstreaming., the city said. 

A year ago, Roe presented his second State of the Cilty address, noting that 2011 highlights included the city moving forward with plans for a new fire station and embarking on a long-range plan to restore and upgrade community parks.

To read about Roe's 2012 State of the City address, click on to this Roseville Patch link. 

Tony Nickelsen February 20, 2013 at 10:25 PM
The biggest highlight in the City of Roseville in 2012 was the fact that the city council refused to listen to its constituents when discussing ways to hold the line on property taxes. And, now we are now stuck with the bill whether we like it or not!
roger b hess jr February 21, 2013 at 02:16 PM
how about the highlight of extremely huge jumps in the items on our quarterly utility bills and the council's refusal to look at creative ways to reduce the burden that these increases cause residents? it appears that if the city would let the st. paul water dept. take over the water part of our utility services, that, we would see savings on our water expense, as other surrounding suburbs do. if the police dept. was administered by the county sheriff as many other suburbs do, we could see savings in police protection. if the fire dept. was administered by maplewood or lake johanna, or if our dept. administration would take over the administration of smaller departments surrounding roseville, we could see savings in fire administration. there are many, many ways that the cost of roseville city government could be reduced, without any change in the quality of service, but the council will not think outside of the box.
Tony Nickelsen February 21, 2013 at 05:36 PM
Roger, it's all about control! Roseville is a large enough city where we don't necessarily have to "farm out" are administrative duties to another city. The attitude amongst a handful of constituents, councilman and city officials is that we have the financial means going forward to continue the path of raising property taxes any time a pet project comes along. Granted, infrastructure is not a pet project, but overpriced park plans are.
The Twilight Clone February 25, 2013 at 09:25 PM
I don't know that I'd outsource the police department with Walmart coming soon. I'd prefer to see a Roseville PD substation at that mecca of raw capitalism. What sort of property tax refunds and/or rebates do you suppose Wally World negotiated with the City?


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