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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Roosevelt City Posts Voluenteer Oppourtunities to JustServe.org

Fall leaves on the grass, with pavilion in the background at Constitution Park in Roosevelt, Utah.

There are several park locations in Roosevelt with leaves that we need to get cleaned up before winter. If you, or someone you know is interested in helping, follow the JustServe link, or call Dustin Glines at 435-823-7236.

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

ROOSEVELT CITY WELCOMES JOSHUA BAKE AS NEW CITY MANAGER

Joshua Bake and the Bake Family

Roosevelt City is pleased to welcome Joshua Bake to the position of Roosevelt City Manager.

Bake comes to Roosevelt City with years of experience in local government ranging from municipal court management to urban renewal development, municipal budgeting,...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

MARK J. WATKINS JOINS ROOSEVELT POLICE DEPARTMENT AS CHIEF OF POLICE

Mark and Marlene Watkins

Roosevelt City is pleased to announce that Mark J. Watkins has been hired as the Chief of Police of the Roosevelt Police Department.

Watkins has 33 years of experience in law enforcement, including 12 years as Chief of Naples Police Department. He has a ma...
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Posted on: April 14, 2021

SPRING BURN WINDOW CLOSED FOR ROOSEVELT RESIDENTS

Fire burning against black background with text reading "Roosevelt City spring burning closed"

Like the rest of Duchesne County, Roosevelt City is also closing its spring burn window due to current dry fuel conditions, high winds, and low relative humidity. Early extreme fire season behavior has created serious concerns for the possible severity of...
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Posted on: April 12, 2021

COUNCIL STATEMENT ON CITY MANAGER CHANGE

As many in our community are aware, we have decided to make a change with the City Manager position in Roosevelt City.  As could be expected, there has been much speculation as to why that decision was made.  We would like it to be known...
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Posted on: March 1, 2021

ROOSEVELT CITY HONORS THOSE WHO GO THE EXTRA MILE IN SERVING OTHERS

2020 Extra Mile Award Winners

At the Roosevelt City Council meeting on Tuesday, February 16, the City was pleased to extend recognition to multiple community members who have gone above and beyond in their service to the community. Mayor JR Bird and the Council presented five Extra Mi...
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Posted on: February 9, 2021

ROOSEVELT ICE RINK PROJECT RECEIVES RECOGNITION

Parks Department Award

Roosevelt City was honored to receive an award in recognition of the ice rink at Constitution Park during the Roosevelt Business Alliance meeting on Tuesday, February 9.

"This was a team effort," said Parks Supervisor Dustin Glines. "We had ...
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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Roosevelt City recognizes Veterans Memorial Committee for their volunteer service

A group of men and one woman holding plaques.

A special group of community volunteers was recognized at the Roosevelt City Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 19. The Veterans Memorial Committee has been selflessly serving the Roosevelt area for 25 years.Cemetery Sexton Drew Eschler shared the follow...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Roosevelt Animal Shelter investigation complete; full findings included

The Uintah County Attorney’s Office has returned its findings in a months-long investigation into the Roosevelt Animal Shelter and a nonprofit rescue working with and at times within the Shelter. The investigation began in August of 2020. While a number o...
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