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Trail resurfacing in northeast Roseville
News ImageMulti-use trails in northeast Roseville will be resurfaced and re-striped beginning the last week of August. This includes the Antelope Creek, Miners Ravine and False Ravine Trails. Prior to work beginning, signs will be posted on the trails with closure dates for each segment.
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Join the Maidu Museum Volunteer Team
News ImageHave fun learning about local history and native culture by joining our team of docent volunteers. After training, volunteer docents lead tours of the Maidu Museum & Historic Site. Fall 2014 Training starts September 16.
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Oak Street Improvement Project construction
News ImageAs part of the City of Roseville's plans to revitalize downtown Roseville as envisioned by the Downtown Specific Plan, improve traffic safety and ease traffic congestion, construction is underway on the Oak Street Improvement Project. It will continue through the end of 2014. The project includes a roundabout at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Oak Street.
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Washington Blvd. and Taylor Rd. roadway resurfacing
News ImagePortions of Washington Boulevard and Taylor Road will be rehabilitated beginning in September, 2014. The work includes repairing pavement and overlaying new asphalt, new road striping, and minor traffic signal work. The new striping configuration on Taylor Road will include the addition of bike lanes.
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Temporary rate adjustment needed due to drought
Due to increasing costs of securing our water supply and decreasing revenues due to lower water use, the City of Roseville is implementing a temporary 15% rate adjustment in the form of a drought surcharge to be included on water billings as of June 15, 2014.

This adjustment will be applied only to customer's water usage. The cost to the average residential water customer will be about $2.
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New online bidding service streamlines doing business with the City
News ImageThe City of Roseville is now partnering with Public Purchase for posting, notifying and awarding of all formal requests for quotes (RFQs) and request for proposals (RFPs). This free e-Procurement service provides a single location to view all open requests for quotation and award information for previous RFQs, RFPs, and RFIs issued through the Public Purchase website.
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You Are Not Alone--Roseville Police offering new telephone reassurance program for disabled and homebound seniors
News ImageThe Roseville Police Department is offering a new telephone reassurance program for disabled or housebound senior residents. Police volunteers will call residents enrolled in this free, voluntary program at a pre-arranged day and time each week to check on their well-being.
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Roseville PD making it easier to reunite theft and burglary victims with their stolen property
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The Roseville Police Department has launched an online property room, with the goal of getting recovered property items back to their rightful owners

The Roseville Police Department property clerks have started an online property room at www.roseville.ca.us/recoveredproperty The website includes small pictures and brief descriptions of unclaimed property.


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S&P raises Roseville credit rating
News ImageStandard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its issuer credit rating on the City of Roseville one notch to 'AA+' from 'AA' in its latest review published April 1. The upgrade is based on Rosevilles strong economy, strong budget flexibility and strong budget management according to Standard & Poor's.

This credit rating upgrade has the potential to save the City hundreds of thousands of dollars with future bond issuances. The debt service savings to the City on the issuance of $35 million in bonds would be $500,000.
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Roseville announces mandatory 20 percent water use reduction due to persistent drought conditions
News ImageDue to persistent drought conditions, the City of Roseville has announced mandatory water use restrictions of 20 percent for its residential and commercial water customers effective immediately.

The water use reductions also require commercial water customers to reduce their outdoor irrigation by 30 percent, bans the washing of cars without a water nozzle or without going to a commercial car wash, prohibits washing of hardscape surfaces unless for health and safety purposes, and prohibits water waste.

“Although our recent storms were welcome, we are still in a drought and the coming months may prove to be challenging with the record low precipitation and snow pack that we have received,” said Ed Kriz, Environmental Utilities Director.


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