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Seasonal parking restrictions for the city of Rosemount began Tuesday, Nov. 1 and will end April 1, 2017. Rosemount's city code states that no vehicles can be parked on a public street, highway or alley after a snowfall of more than two inches until the street has been plowed from curb to curb. Vehicles also cannot be parked on streets, highways or alleys overnight, specifically from 2-6 a.m. The Rosemount Police Department encourages residents to keep vehicles off the streets during this time to avoid being ticketed.
The District 196 Budget Advisory Council (BAC) will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the District Office in Rosemount, 3455 153rd St. W. As always, the public is welcome to attend. Topics for the Nov. 9 meeting include a review of the district audit report for fiscal year 2016, an enrollment report, parameters for the district financial plan, and an update on certification of the 2016 (payable 2017) property tax levy.
The Rosemount City Council has named four finalists for the position of city administrator. All four candidates will be in Rosemount for interviews on Nov. 4 and 5. Community members are invited to an open house for the candidates on Friday, Nov. 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rosemount Community Center, 13885 S. Robert Trail. The finalists include:
With the election fast approaching and many voters already headed to the polls through Minnesota's robust early voting system, the time has come for a look at some of the candidates seeking public office in our area. In the month before the election, we've published candidate surveys for local and state races that affect the residents of Farmington and Rosemount. This week, we're publishing responses from candidates for the Minnesota Senate in District 57, and the Minnesota House in District 57B.
Senate District 57 candidate Cory Campbell responds to questions about why he should be elected, and what the biggest issues are for residents of the district and state of Minnesota.
Senate District 57 candidate Greg Clausen responds to questions about why he should be elected, and what the biggest issues are for residents of the district and state of Minnesota.
House District 57B candidate John Huot responds to questions about why he should be elected, and what the biggest issues are for residents of the district and state of Minnesota.
House District 57B candidate Anna Wills responds to questions about why he should be elected, and what the biggest issues are for residents of the district and state of Minnesota.
The Rosemount High School Marching Band earned the Class AAA Championship at the Bands of America (BOA) Super Regional Marching Band Championships on Oct. 21 and 22 in St. Louis, Missouri. Sixty-five high school marching bands, representing 13 states, competed in four classes (Class A-AAAA) during two days of preliminary competition. Only the top 14 scoring bands, regardless of class, moved on to finals competition.
On Saturday, Oct. 15, more than 60 volunteers from Flint Hills Resources, Friends of the Mississippi River, and Great River Greening teamed up to remove invasive species such as buckthorn from the Pine Bend Bluffs, one of the largest natural areas in the Twin Cities. The annual tradition is part of a 16-year partnership between the three groups, resulting in the award-winning Pine Bend Bluffs Restoration Project.