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The Rochester Parks and Recreation Department announced that parks play structures and playgrounds are now open. This includes the skate park at Silver Lake Park. Playgrounds and the skate park will not be sanitized and users can play at their own risk. Users are encouraged to wash hands before..
05/20/2020 9:55 AM
The City of Rochester, Minnesota is seeking a qualified planning and/or engineering consultant team to provide professional planning and engineering services for the development of the City’s Comprehensive Surface Water Management Plan.
05/19/2020 1:26 PM
At the end of the first day of candidate filing, eight candidates have filed for the office with the City or School Board. Candidate filing continues through June 2 at City Hall for four Council seats and three School Board positions.
City of Rochester officials have decided to continue offering service at the temporary day center in Rochester for at least another month.
05/18/2020 5:11 PM
The City of Rochester is celebrating its 132 public works professionals during National Public Works Week happening May 17 to 23, 2020.
05/18/2020 8:59 AM
City of Rochester to Implement Organization Wide Resiliency, Reopening, and COVID-19 Safety Plan While Continuing with Online Service
The City of Rochester is committed to the health and safety of its residents, visitors, and teammates as the community and City organization start the reopening process. While the specific dates of the City’s phased organizational reopening have not yet been finalized at this time, the earliest...
05/15/2020 9:54 AM
The Rochester Water Reclamation Plant is in charge of treating all of the municipal wastewater generated from within the City of Rochester totaling over thirteen million gallons per day. The Water Reclamation Plant has recently collaborated with the University of Minnesota to study whether...
05/14/2020 8:00 AM
Starting Monday, May 18, RPT will begin more frequent service, with trips every 10 minutes during morning and afternoon peak times. During the midday hours, trips will be scheduled every 30 minutes.
05/13/2020 11:26 AM
The Economic Development team spent the past several weeks developing and implementing economic recovery measures to optimize community resiliency by engaging directly with those most affected - the business community - through surveys, one-to-one meetings, and small group discussions.
05/12/2020 9:01 AM
On Friday, May 15, the City of Rochester, Channel One Regional Food Bank, Cradle 2 Career, and Family Service Rochester will all team up for a one-day Food Box Distribution event.
05/12/2020 8:50 AM
The City of Rochester Police Department is asking community members to creatively show their support of local and national law enforcement officers in honor of National Police Week 2020.
05/12/2020 8:28 AM
City of Rochester offering free technical assistance for participants of the Rochester Energy Benchmarking Program
The City of Rochester held a virtual Energy Benchmarking Event on May 4. Now, program staff is offering additional opportunities for new and existing participants to engage in benchmarking and reduce their building's energy consumption.
05/11/2020 10:19 AM
Due to construction to facilitate the installation of new equipment in the Council/Board Chambers at the Government Center during the week of May 11-15, live streaming of City of Rochester meetings will be temporarily suspended.
05/11/2020 9:50 AM
City of Rochester Parks Department to open additional golf courses and outdoor tennis courts next week
The City of Rochester Parks and Recreation Department announced today that Northern Hills Golf Course will open Wednesday, May 13 with Hadley Creek Golf Course and outdoor tennis courts to open on Friday, May 15.
05/09/2020 10:42 AM
May is National Bike Month, a celebration of biking as transportation and recreation, and essential to our well-being. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly transformed our everyday lives, and many people are rediscovering the joy of getting outside.
05/07/2020 2:26 PM
With heightened awareness and precautions being taken to preserve our health, the Rochester Police Department is advising people to also be wary about financial health as would-be scammers are capitalizing on COVID-19 as a means to swindle and steal both money and information.
05/06/2020 10:43 AM