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Media Tip Sheet
|Non-profit organizations in Roseville and South Placer County can apply for grants from the Roseville Citizens' Benefit Fund and R.E.A.C.H. fund. $400,000 in Citizens' Benefit Funds and $7,500 in REACH Funds are available for the 2017/2018 Funding Cycle. |
Applications are due by 5 p.m., Thursday, February 9, 2017. Applications and further information can be found here.
An application workshop will be held at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in the City Council Chambers, 311 Vernon Street.
|Downtown Roseville may get a new addition that could transform the properties along Dry Creek and in turn greatly enhance downtown revitalization. |
At the November 16th Roseville City Council Meeting, the University of Warwick outlined its plans to bring a permanent graduate school to downtown Roseville. The first step would be the sale of Fire Station No. 1 at 401 Oak Street to Warwick. At the meeting, the Council approved entering into negotiations with Warwick on the sale.
|Make Roseville Transit part of your game plan. Skip driving and parking and join fellow fans on non-stop bus service from Roseville to Sacramento Kings home games at the Golden 1 Center. The family-friendly Game Day Express is a safe, clean and comfortable way to travel downtown. Tickets are now on sale. |
|At its September 7 meeting, the Roseville City Council approved the overall funding required for the Oak Street Parking Facility project. This approval cleared the way for construction to begin. The contractor is scheduled to install construction fencing around the project perimeter on September 12. |
The project, which is expected to take 10 months to complete, will initially involve demolition, grading, and utility work. The actual structure will begin to take shape when concrete pours start in late October/early November.
|Businesses in Roseville will be able to use A-frame signs without a permit beginning August 20, 2016 under specific conditions.|
|Roseville is among the top 35 places to live in the United States, according to a study conducted by 24/7 Wall St.|
The study was based data on the 550 U.S. cities with populations of 65,000 or more as measured by the U.S. Census Bureau. The rankings are based on a range of variables, including crime rates, employment growth, access to restaurants and attractions, educational attainment, and housing affordability.
|In an effort to maintain financial stability and continue to deliver clean and plentiful water to Roseville water customers, Environmental Utilities is proposing changes to the water utility rate structure and is recommending a two-year rate increase. The proposal includes a change from tiered to uniform rates, increases in consumption rates to meet rising expenses, and the elimination of the 15 percent water shortage surcharge that took effect in June 2014. Roseville City Council will consider this proposal at its December 16 council meeting.|
|Roseville is the 10th best city in California for families according to a recent survey by WalletHub.com.|
WalletHub compared 240 California cities across 22 key metrics. The metrics range from the number of attractions to the number of pediatricians per capita to unemployment rate.
Roseville ranked well above average in several categories including being tied for first statewide in number of playgrounds per capita.
Roseville was also ranked in the top three percent for housing affordability and top seven percent for median family salary.
|Starting October 5, watering times for Roseville water customers will change to one-day-per-week (drip irrigation is excluded). |
In May, the City of Roseville increased its drought stage to comply with the Governor’s Executive Order and the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) aimed at reducing statewide water use for all California water agencies.