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Overnight intersection closure for utility work at Cirby Way and Sunrise Avenue

Roseville Electric Utility will be working at the intersection of Sunrise Avenue and Cirby Way tonight. The intersection will be closed to traffic 11 p.m. on Monday, April 24 to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25 for critical utility upgrades to maintain high reliability.
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10th annual Celebrate the Earth Festival attracts thousands

Thousands of residents swarmed over Mahany Park for the 10th annual Celebrate the Earth Festival on April 22. Visitors were treated to exciting displays that included everything from snapping turtles to couch-eating trucks!

Approximately 5,000 visitors attended the festival. That is the attendance as in past years.
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City Council wants community input to help stabilize General Fund budget in coming years: Committee applications accepted until May 19

At its April 19 meeting, the Roseville City Council approved an effort called “Engage Roseville: A Community Conversation about Priorities.”

Extending through Spring 2018, the effort will involve residents, businesses, and others who have a stake in Roseville’s quality of life, in prioritizing city services and looking at options to match services levels with revenues. A key component will be the Community Priorities Advisory Committee. Applications to serve on the committee are being accepted through May 19, 2017.
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Roseville City Council adopts resolution in support of Sutter Health's effort to end homelessness

Under a resolution adopted by the City Council, Roseville is voicing its support for Sutter Health's Getting to Zero campaign, a regional effort to end chronic homelessness by aligning programs and resources around a low-or-no barrier approach to housing individuals experiencing homelessness.

In December 2016, the city received a $250,000 matching grant through Getting to Zero to support its Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program, a new program the City is excited to introduce this year through former housing redevelopment funding.

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Council discusses strategies to close $2M General Fund budget gap for FY2017-18

With a focus on maintaining fiscal soundness, the City Council held a budget workshop April 17 to discuss options to close a projected $2 million gap in the Fiscal Year 2017-18 General Fund budget.
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You provide the labor, we'll provide the paint

News ImageThe “Beautifying My Neighborhood” Paint Program provides free exterior paint to eligible Roseville residents. Help beautify your neighborhood by putting a fresh coat of paint on your house!
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Help Roseville Police Keep Watch

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

The Keep Watch Program looks to partner with participating owners of private video surveillance systems to collect video evidence.

When a crime occurs, the Roseville Police will be able to identify the locations of the participating video surveillance systems and enlist the assistance of the video system owners.

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Roseville Police Now Accepting Applications for Rotation Towing Companies

The Roseville Police Department is now accepting applications for qualified towing companies to be placed on the department's rotation tow company list for the next two years. A mandatory meeting for all interested operators will be held at 10 a.m. May 1, 2017, at the Roseville Police Department. All applications and attachments must be turned in by that date.
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Mark your calendars for the next medication take-back day

Placer County's next medication take-back day will be Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is an opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinets and safely dispose of expired and unneeded prescription, over-the-counter and veterinary medications. There will be eleven drop-off locations in Placer County. Locations in the Roseville area include the Maidu Community Center, Granite Bay High School, Roseville High School and Sun City Roseville.
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Roseville approves sale of downtown building for University of Warwick

The Roseville City Council on Wednesday March 15, 2017 approved the sale of Fire Station 1 in Downtown Roseville to be converted into the home of a graduate school campus for the University of Warwick, one of the top universities in the United Kingdom.

For the University of Warwick, a world-renowned research institution, the 42,000 square foot building at 401 Oak Street provides its first location in the United States and will complement its plan to build an undergraduate campus on 600 acres west of Roseville in Placer County.

For Roseville, the downtown graduate school fulfills the City's vision of creating a more vibrant city center and increasing the number of higher education institutions within the city and region.
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Tech Teens Leadership Academy offers real world look at technology

News ImageThe Tech Teens Leadership Academy is a fun, hands-on program exposing Roseville high school students to real world technology and business operations.

It is offered through the Roseville Police Activities League (RPAL), and is run by the Roseville Police and Information Technology Departments featuring a variety of city functions.

More than 70 volunteers, mentors and sponsors provide six informational sessions that cover leadership skills, project management, business practices, and customer service.

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City Manager Rob Jensen: City proactive in controlling labor costs

What does it take to deliver an excellent quality of life in a community? Good policies and great people.

Both have proven instrumental to Roseville’s ranking as one of the best places in the nation across a range of categories, including for safety, health, young families, entrepreneurs, and even being playful.

While our staff is passionate about delivering high-quality services that make Roseville the great community it is, the cost to provide services continues to escalate. As with any service provider, our highest cost is labor. Given this reality, I’m particularly thankful that the City’s labor groups and employees have been an integral part of the solution to managing labor costs. The changes we’ve made together still allow the City of Roseville to attract and retain competent, dedicated people to serve our community.
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Mayor Susan Rohan: Make water efficiency California's new norm

At a recent workshop to discuss whether the state’s emergency drought regulations should be extended beyond February, two government agencies scheduled to report on drought conditions were noticeably absent because they were busy responding to flooding issues.

Apart from this ironic twist, one cannot brush aside this winter’s record rainfall, snowpack and reservoir conditions.
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Update on 916-Telephone# / Overlay with New Area Code

News ImageFebruary 9, 2017 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today acted to ensure that phone numbers continue to be available to meet demand in the 916 area code by approving an area code overlay that will provide additional numbering resources while minimizing customer inconvenience. The new area code that will be added to the 916 region, which serves the greater Sacramento area, is 279.
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NorCal residents travel to Roseville for passport assistance

News ImageInside the window of the Roseville City Clerk’s office, you’ll discover a beehive of activity.

Here, a team of five staffs the city’s Passport Agency. “We’re a great team!” Deputy Clerk Rosalinda Parra describes her teammates. “We’re friendly, and we’re very helpful with all of our customers.”

For twelve years, this group has been certified by the U.S. Department of State to issue passports.
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