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Mayor Norton Joins City Leaders from Around the World in Third Class of Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
Mayor Kim Norton is ready to explore the latest in leadership and management practices, as one of 40 mayors chosen for an intensive education program with the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative.
07/16/2019 7:26 AM
The City of Rochester and the Rochester Police Department pride ourselves on being part of and a champion of a compassionate community. The Rochester Police Department does not collect or maintain information related to the immigration status of residents and visitors.
07/11/2019 8:21 AM
President and CEO of Catholic Charities of St. Paul & Minneapolis Joins City and County Officials for a Discussion on Homelessness
The City of Rochester and Olmsted County will host Rochester native Tim Marx, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, on July 10, 2019.
07/09/2019 8:02 AM
To celebrate the launch of the City of Rochester's new Community Development Department, a ribbon-cutting and brief community presentation will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 9 a.m. in the City Hall Atrium.
07/03/2019 11:21 AM
City of Rochester announces partnership with Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle (EV) Purchasing Collaborative
The Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative — with which the City of Rochester is partnering to electrify its city fleet — announced last week that 127 cities and 15 counties from across 38 states, including the District of Columbia, have joined the Collaborative.
07/02/2019 12:14 PM
The City of Rochester will celebrate Independence Day on July 4, 2019 with a variety of activities and offerings for the community. All of the activities planned for the day are free for spectators to enjoy.
07/02/2019 8:11 AM
The City of Rochester and Olmsted County expect that residents will have waste and debris from impacts of the heavy rain on June 27 and June 28, 2019. Community members are encouraged to dispose of it correctly.
06/29/2019 8:37 AM
The City of Rochester and Experience Rochester are pleased to share that Mr. Joe Ward has been named as the incoming President of the newly forming corporation. Ward was selected following the completion of national search. He will start in the role August 5, 2019.
06/28/2019 1:54 PM
The first phase of the City of Rochester’s plan for a one-stop development services center will come to life on Monday when the new Community Development Department becomes official.
06/28/2019 12:02 PM
The City of Rochester continues to monitor and respond to impacts of high amounts of rainfall received on June 27 and June 28, 2019. In total, areas of Rochester received between 5-6 inches of rain.
06/28/2019 11:44 AM
Invitation to Participate in an Information Meeting, Tour and Networking
06/26/2019 10:53 AM
The City of Rochester is requesting the community’s assistance in completing the Consolidated Plan survey, which is a part of the requirements of being an entitlement grantee of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program...
06/25/2019 12:02 PM
The National Association of Minority Contractors Upper-Midwest Chapter (NAMC-UM) will be launching its Rochester branch with an event on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 4-6 p.m. at One Discovery Square, 202 4th St SW, Rochester.
06/17/2019 4:21 PM
The Rochester Police Department (RPD) is pleased to announce a new community policing program rolling out this summer, called Lights On!
06/13/2019 2:47 PM
For the fifth straight year, the Rochester Public Library (RPL) is hosting the teens-only after-party for LGBTQIA+ teens and their allies. In support of the event, the City Hall domes will be illuminated on June 15, 2019 with all of the colors of the rainbow.
06/13/2019 8:23 AM
Open Houses planned for properties affected by proposed Transit-Oriented Development and Infill-Redevelopment rezoning
The City of Rochester Comprehensive Plan, adopted in April 2018, presents a vision to increase smart development and affordable housing options while reducing the amount of vehicular traffic entering downtown through a change in mode of transportation.
06/12/2019 10:58 AM
The Rochester Police Department has been notified that the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has completed its investigation into the death of Albert T. Dashow. The Olmsted County Attorney’s Office referred the matter to the Winona County Attorney’s Office for an independent determination of whether
06/10/2019 1:47 PM
On June 8, 2019, the City Hall domes will be lit orange for National Gun Violence Awareness Day, which falls on the first Friday in June.
06/07/2019 9:57 AM
On July 1, the City of Rochester will take the next step toward its commitment to deliver a positive and deliberate customer service experience to residents, business owners, developers, entrepreneurs, and the construction community by officially launching the new Community Development Department.
06/06/2019 3:53 PM
The City of Rochester continues to respond to the storm, which occurred on June 4, 2019. The response teams include Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) and the Park & Forestry division of Parks & Recreation.
06/05/2019 3:58 PM