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City launches new podcast series - City Manager Jensen discusses the city budget in first edition

You have a new way to learn about what is happening with your city.

We are beginning City of Roseville Connections, a podcast series offering insights about trends, policies, and other factors affecting the operations and services the City of Roseville provides to the community.

In the first edition, Roseville City Manager Rob Jensen discusses the pressures on revenues and expenses of the City's half-billion dollar budget, what the City has done to address these challenges and what lies ahead.
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City continues to meet and confer with Fire Union on proposed operational changes

Representatives from the City of Roseville and Roseville Fire Fighters Union (RFF) continue to meet to come to an agreement on proposed changes to fire operations.

The City has received a number of comments regarding the proposed changes, some of which are based on misinformation. We welcome your comments.

In an effort to provide complete information, we thought it important to present the following and answer your questions.


Why are you proposing to go from 4 to 3 staffing levels on fire ladder trucks?
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Woodcreek Oaks Widening Project: construction July through October

Updated 7/12/17: Construction is underway through October 2017 to widen Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard into the median, from Horncastle Avenue to just north of Pleasant Grove Boulevard. Typical working hours are weekdays, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Night work, originally set for the week of July 17, is being rescheduled for a later date. For up-to-date information, monitor electronic message signs in the area and the project website.
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Roseville launches ‘Sustain the Gains’ landscape makeover contest

News ImageEnvironmental Utilities launched Sustain the Gains, a landscape makeovercontest designed to encourage continued efficient water use. Thewinning Roseville water customer will have their front yard re-imaginedand transformed into a low-water-use landscape.
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Pedestrian curb ramp updates

News ImagePedestrian curb ramps at several locations around Roseville will be upgraded beginning in late July to increase accessibility and meet current federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations.
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City Council Seeks Commissioners

The City of Roseville is now accepting applications from citizens, 18 years of age or older and residing within the City limits of Roseville, interested in serving on the Public Utilities Commission and the Transportation Commission.
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Roseville police officers now carrying life-saving drug for opioid overdoses

News ImageRecently Roseville Police officers began carrying naloxone, a life-saving drug for people suffering from an overdose of opioid drugs. The Roseville Police Department received the naloxone kits through a partnership with the Placer Nevada County Medical Society as part of a $50,000 grant from the California Health Care Foundation.
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New schedule for Roseville's museums and libraries

News ImageMaidu Museum & Historic Site, Roseville Utility Exploration Center and all three Roseville Public Library locations begin new hours on July 1, 2017.
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Roseville Police Chief Hahn named new Sacramento Chief

News ImageJune 28, 2017 - From City Manager Rob Jensen: Today you will be hearing in news reports that the City of Sacramento has made a conditional offer to our Police Chief Daniel Hahn, to be its next police chief. The official announcement will come following the completion of a background check that is mandatory for law enforcement personnel. This could take up to four weeks to finalize.

I want to take this opportunity to thank Chief Hahn for the outstanding leadership he has provided in the six years he has served our city. During his tenure and with fantastic team work of the Roseville PD, our crime rates for violent and property crimes hit a 20-year low, and Roseville was named 21st safest city in the nation.
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California Department of Food and Agriculture: Citrus tree insect found in Roseville

News ImageAccording to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), an invasive insect known as the Asian Citrus Psyllid has been found in Roseville. Asian Citrus Psyllid, or ACP is a serious pest of citrus because it vectors a bacteria that is 100% fatal to citrus trees.

As a result of this detection, CDFA is placing a significant portion of the City of Roseville, as well as portions of Rocklin, Lincoln, North Highlands, Citrus Heights, and unincorporated Placer County under quarantine.
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Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget approved

News ImageThe Roseville City Council approved the City's operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 at its June 22, 2017 meeting. The $507 million citywide budget includes the City’s General Fund departments, Roseville Electric Utility, Water Utility, Wastewater Utility and Solid Waste Utility.

The General Fund portion is $137 million. The General Fund, which receives approximately 60 percent of its revenue from a portion of sales and property taxes collected in the city, funds services including public safety, public works, parks, recreation, and libraries.
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Do more with data

Have you ever wondered how many parks, manholes, or address points are within the City? This data, and much more, exists within the City's Geographic Information System (GIS).

The City uses this system to capture, store, analyze, manage and present geographic data and now we are making it easier for citizens to do the same by including GIS datasets on the City's Open Data Portal.
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Roseville Electric Utility ranked 3rd in the Northwest for safety

Roseville Electric Utility was recognized in March as being among the safest community-owned utilities in the northwest. Roseville Electric Utility was ranked 3rd behind Pend Oreille Public Utility District in Washington and Homer Electric Association in Alaska.

“Safety is paramount at Roseville Electric Utility,” said Utility Director Michelle Bertolino. “Our low injury rate demonstrates our employees are committed to working safely. Creating and maintaining a safe work environment goes hand in hand with providing highly reliability energy.”
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Affordable purchase housing opportunity at La Maison at Diamond Creek by Lennar Homes

News ImageLennar Homes is offering affordable homes at a Lennar community in West Roseville, with down payment assistance through the City of Roseville. A total of 4 middle income homes will be sold to income qualified households. Each affordable home has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a 2 bay garage and 1,438 sq. ft. of living space.
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Help Roseville Police Keep Watch

News ImageHelp the Roseville Police Department "Keep Watch" on our City by signing up with our voluntary surveillance camera registry.


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