Media Tip Sheet

This Is Our Roseville
News ImageHave you seen our new video highlighting the people, places, events and lifestyle of Roseville? This Is Our Roseville. Take a look.

Outdoor irrigation time change starting October 5
News ImageStarting 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.

2015 State of the City Address
News ImageRoseville Mayor Carol Garcia and Acting City Manager Rob Jensen spoke to a crowd of about 250 residents and business leaders at the 2015 State of the City Address, given September 16, 2015 at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville.

Text and video of their remarks can be seen here.

City and schools partner for International Walk or Bike to School Day on October 7
News ImageRoseville schools are teaming up with the City of Roseville to participate in the annual Walk or Bike to School Day on Wednesday, October 7. Organized by the school's parent-teacher association and staff from the City of Roseville's Safe Routes to School program, the day is designed to encourage walking or biking to school in groups rather than driving.

Fall front yard leaf pickup service is coming soon!
News ImageRoseville’s popular Fall Front Yard Leaf Pickup Program begins November 2, 2015 and concludes mid-January 2016, weather permitting.

Our dual-strategy residential program keeps fallen front yard leaves and debris from clogging stormwater drains and washing into our creeks and streams, disturbing the sensitive ecological balance and threatening plants and wildlife.


New downtown construction not expected to impact traffic flow
News ImageAt their meeting September 2, the Roseville City Council approved the construction contract for a new city office building at 316 Vernon Street replacing the existing City Hall Annex building.

The construction schedule is aggressive. The City has an agreement with Sierra College to lease a floor of the building to be ready for their semester classes beginning January 2017.

We expect to keep all streets open around the site during construction, with some short intermittent closures during the delivery of building materials.


Free Placer County Medication Take Back Day slated for October 10
News ImagePlacer County residents will have multiple locations to safely discard expired and unwanted medication on October 10 between 9 a.m. and noon. This event aims to remove unnecessary prescription drugs to protect our environment, teens, young children and homes.

Nominations being accepted for the Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award
The Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award is a tribute to Sylvia Besana and her legacy of service. Sylvia was a Roseville native, educator, counselor and avid community leader. She spent the greater part of her life giving back to the community and making a difference through her continued commitment to serve.

This annual award recognizes individuals in the Roseville community who display dedication through consistent commitment to community service, serve as role models by inspiring others to volunteer, and demonstrate leadership, excellence and integrity through volunteer service.

Roseville City Council unanimously approves contract for new City Manager Rob Jensen
News ImageAt its August 19 meeting, the Roseville City Council unanimously approved a contract for Acting City Manager Rob Jensen to be Roseville's next City Manager. The effective date of the contract is January 1, 2016, after City Manager Ray Kerridge's retirement on December 31, 2015.

"Rob is an outstanding leader who has developed strong relationships with the city staff, the community and the Council”, said Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia. “He’s going to do an excellent job for the city. The entire City Council is looking forward to working with him.”


Roseville’s groundwater wells receive project of the year award
News ImageJust over a week ago, the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Sacramento Chapter gave the Project of the Year award for EU’s Aquifer Storage and Recovery Wells at Hayden Parkway and Blue Oaks in the western portion of the city.

This project, completed earlier this year, is part of the city’s long term strategy to bolster water supply reliability while also protecting groundwater resources.