If you were not able to attend the February 19th League meeting reviewing the CMAL study update of the Metropolitan Council and would like to participate in the consensus process, a video of the presentation and discussion is available here. A written study summary was sent out with the February Voter and is also available on our website. Click here to obtain a copy of the consensus questions. Print it out, fill in your opinions and mail the form to Karen Schaffer by March 1.
How are our communities and county dealing with transit and infrastructure needs, green initiatives to respond to our changing climate, and budget challenges? These and other key issues came into focus at this year's "Conversations with Constituents" on January 15 at Roseville City Hall. On hand were mayors from our five cities, four Ramsey county commissioners and two local school board representatives for timely and thoughtful conversations with 60 in attendance, including 38 LWV-RA members!
As we broke out into three groups, topics covered were wide-ranging, including water quality,environment, transit, city comprehensive plans, healthcare challenges, affordable housing, budget challenges and opportunities, and gun safety issues. Here is a link to CTV15's recap of the event.
New to League? Need a refresher course in the how government functions? The Roseville Area League of Women Voters, Do Good Roseville and the Roseville Library are co-sponsoring two programs to review the mechanics of government as a foundation for community members to understand how they can participate in decisions and create a positive impact on your government.
Fifth in the six-part series of films and discussions co-hosted with the Shoreview Library and Do Good Roseville; My American Girls; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Shoreview Library, 4560 N. Victoria St., Shoreview.
Fourth in the six-part Becoming American Series of films and discussions co-hosted with the Shoreview Library and Do Good Roseville; Destination American, film The Golden Door; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Shoreview Library, 4560 N. Victoria St., Shoreview.
Is the Metropolitan Council ready for change or is it pretty darn good as it is? LWV Roseville Area members will meet in February to provide its input to CMAL. LWV Roseville Area members are encouraged to read the report and consensus questions here before the meeting on February 19, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at the Autumn Grove Park Building, corner of Hamline and Lydia, Roseville. While the consensus meeting is open to the public, only LWV members will be permitted to vote on the consensus questions. LWV Roseville Area members who are not able to attend the February consensus meeting will be able to participate by mail. Questions? Karen Schaffer at email@example.com.
What are the issues Ramsey County faces in 2019? How are our communities dealing with education, development, affordable housing, and budget challenges? These questions, among other issues, are the focus of this year's "Conversations with Constituents" on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Roseville Area. This year's program will be held in the Roseville City Hall Council Chambers, 2660 City Center Drive. Area Mayors, School Board chairs and County Commissioners will be on hand for timely and engaging conversations.
Thiis is the third in the six part Becoming American series of films and discussions co-hosted with the Shoreview Library and Do Good Roseville; The New Americans (The Nigerians); 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Shoreview Library, 4560 N. Victoria St., Shoreview.
The League of Women Voters Roseville Area assisted the Shoreview Library in securing a grant through the National Endowment for the Humanities to present a six-session public program, Becoming American, to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history. The first session, Thursday, November 8th, a Century of Immigratio
The League of Women Voters Roseville Area assisted the Shoreview Library in securing a grant through the National Endowment for the Humanities to present a six-session public program, Becoming American, to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history. This second session, Promise and Prejudice, will be held Thursday, December 13t