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What’s next for Roseville following approved water bond?

News ImageAs a result of California voters, Proposition 1 —a $7.5 billion statewide water bond measure—was approved on election day, creating a new funding stream to bolster statewide water supply projects and programs. For Roseville, it could mean leveraging grant monies to supplement local resources to pay for projects that will boost water supply reliability both now and into the future.

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Low Impact Development (LID) Manual

The Public is invited to attend a Public Outreach event on December 9, at 5:30 PM at City Hall, to provide comment on the development of a new LID Design Manual. The City is currently working with the County of Placer, the Cities of Lincoln and Auburn, and the Town of Loomis to create a Western Placer County LID manual for new construction. The intent of the LID manual is to provide the development community with a tool that can be used for new and redevelopment projects to reduce pollutants within storm water runoff and to meet the intent of the State issued Storm Water Permit. Additional information can be found on the Placer County web-site at www.placer.ca.gov/lowimpactdevelopment .


Super Sized Holiday Events

News ImageWe dreamed big for this year’s holiday festivities and are excited to announce a super-sized, week-long Downtown Holiday Celebration on December 1-6. The 25th Annual Holiday Craft Fair & Book Sale as well as the All Nations Native Craft Fair on Saturday, December 6. Followed by Neighborhood Santa on December 8-18. If you are looking for a way to give back while having fun, check out the Winter Gala on Friday, December 12. Roseville Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (RCONA) is hosting Santa In The Park on Saturday, December 13 and we round out the pre-Christmas festivities with Free Days at Maidu Museum & Historic Site, Tuesday-Thursday, December 16-18. We are also accepting Toys For Tots donations at all Roseville Fire Departments. Download list of events here.


Groundwater wells boost water reliability for Roseville

News ImageDuring wet years, Folsom Lake provides our city with a high-quality, reliable water supply. Recent years have been anything but wet, however, and the historic drought has required us to supplement supplies with water from groundwater wells to ensure uninterrupted service. This blend of water sources is called conjunctive use.
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New trash and green waste pickup schedules now available

News ImageStarting January 5, many residences and a few businesses will have new trash pickup days and green waste weeks. This change is necessary to increase efficiencies and reduce costs. Now available online is the new 2015 trash and green waste schedule available under "Resources."


Community input wanted to determine community housing needs

News ImageWe'd like your help determining communityhousing needs and funding priorities for our Roseville’s CommunityDevelopment Block Grant (CDBG) Program by taking two short onlinesurveys.

Your input will be used to develop a strategic plan to guide Rosevillein providing great housing and expanding economic opportunities.

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Erosion repair project safeguards sewer pipes

News ImageWe keep a close eye on the city’s sewer system to prevent leaks and spills. The large pipes that carry wastewater into the treatment plants are a special concern, which is why the city embarked last year on project costing more than a half million dollars to repair and stabilize the bank along Dry Creek.
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Fall Front Yard Leaf Pickup Program is underway

News ImageRoseville’s popular Fall Front Yard Leaf Pickup Program begins November 3, 2014 and concludes mid-January 2015, 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.

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Roseville named one of top tech cities in United States for 2014

News ImageThe Center for Digital Government (CDG) has named the City of Roseville, California one of the top technologically progressive and innovative cities its size in the United States for 2014. This marks the fourth time in five years Roseville has finished as one of the top five highly ranked cities based on population in the CDG’s annual Digital Cities Survey.

“Roseville is committed to being at the forefront of innovation and citizen engagement. Being a technologically advanced city means a higher quality of life for our residents and important advantages and cost savings for our businesses” said Hong Sae, Chief Information Officer for the City of Roseville. “This award is a great honor and an outstanding achievement for the city.”
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Our creeks are closed to fishing--it's time to protect spawning salmon

News ImageFishing season in Roseville's creeks--Dry Creek and all its tributaries--is over. From October 16, 2014 through May 22, 2015, all our local creeks are closed to fishing, to protect the salmon that have made their way up to our creeks to spawn.


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Give to Toys for Tots

News ImageAs the holiday season quickly approaches, the South Placer region and Roseville Fire Department launched the annual Toys for Tots campaign.

Those interested in making a toy donation are encouraged to stop by any FireStation in South Placer County to drop off a new unwrapped toy. This includesany Fire Station in the City of Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln, Loomis, orunincorporated Fire Districts in South Placer.

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Use caution when disposing fireplace ashes

News ImageWith the return of the cold weather we tend to see an increase in fires related to ash from fireplaces and outdoor fire pits that were improperly disposed of in refuse cans and the city’s open space.

These fires have caused both structure fires and have lead to fires starting inside of refuse trucks. Fires in refuse trucks usually cause major damage to the truck, endanger the driver and in many cases will require the replacement of the truck.
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City Council Seeks Commissioners

The Roseville City Council is now accepting applications from citizens, 18 years of age or older and residing within the City limits of Roseville, interested in serving on various City boards and commissions. Members receive no compensation for their time, although they may attend training workshops or seminars at City expense. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. is the deadline for submitting applications to the City Clerk’s Office. The appointments are scheduled to be made at the January 7, 2015 City Council meeting. Applications and information on each of the commissions may be obtained from the City Clerk’s office at 311 Vernon Street, Roseville, visiting the City Clerk’s website here, or calling 774-5356.


Using a Turkey Fryer? Stay Safe

News ImageThe City of Roseville's Fire Department wants to make sure you know how to stay safe this holiday season when using a turkey fryer. Watch the video on how to safely use a turkey fryer.
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The signs of fall are here. A sign to reduce water use.

News ImageCrisp air, chilly mornings, shorter days and morning dew – these are the telltale signs that the fall season has arrived and means that you should examine your water needs for your lawn and garden.
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