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|The combination of Roseville and Sacramento was named the #2 Growth City in the United States for 2015 by UHaul International Inc. |
"Roseville's diverse and thriving economy has something for everyone: young people starting out and those raising families, along with empty nesters and retirees,’ said Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia.
|For the 11th consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) named the Roseville Housing Authority, operated by the City of Roseville, a high performing agency for the Housing Choice Voucher Program. This is HUD's highest rating available to local housing agencies. |
The rating gives the Roseville Housing Authority a competitive advantage in its efforts to bring more federal funds to the Roseville community. Currently, the Roseville Housing Authority provides safe and clean housing for 655 families through rental assistance from the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
|The State Water Board took action last evening, continuing water use restrictions through October. Because of the tireless efforts of many water agencies throughout the region, our collective voice was heard. A climate adjustment is now part of the emergency drought regulations, which moves Roseville’s target from 28 percent down to 25 percent.|
|Apply for an opportunity to receive up to $200 toward a new commuter bike. Bucks for Bikes helps commuters start using an active, clean, traffic-relieving mode of travel—bicycling! Submit your application by 5 p.m., Monday, March 21. |
|Following a several month rate case process, City Council approved a water utility rate proposal on December 16. As a result, Roseville water customers will see changes to their bill beginning February 8, including the elimination of the 15 percent drought surcharge. Customers interested in understanding what the rate increase is for their home can use our water rate calculator.|
|The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) Board of Directors swore in City of Roseville Vice Mayor Susan Rohan as the 2016 SACOG Board Chair and Sacramento County Supervisor Phil Serna as Board Vice Chair on Thursday, January 20, 2016.|
|Underage drinking parties lead to serious problems, including party crashers, young teens taken to the emergency room due to their level of intoxication, trashed houses, thefts of valuable property from other guests and the host homes, damage to neighboring properties, fights and more. |
In September 2015, Roseville City Council passed a new Social Host Accountability ordinance, which holds parents and other hosts responsible for underage drinking parties, even if they didn't personally provide the alcohol or other drugs.
|Caltrans, in cooperation with the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA), has prepared the proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study for the I-80 Auxiliary Lanes Project. A review period is being conducted from January 11 to February 11, 2016.|
|Have a few minutes? Take the Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries survey to share how you prefer to learn about upcoming programs, classes and events. Weekly prizes including gift certificates, event passes, free entry to Maidu Museum, climbing wall vouchers and pool passes. Enter early, grand prize drawing is February 1, 2016. roseville.ca.us/PRLsurvey|
|All signs of El Nino are here—that is great news! In fact, this month is already the wettest January since 2012 in the Sacramento region. This week’s drenching rain – likely to produce rain on most days over the course of the next five days – will add positively to the growing rainfall and snowfall totals. |
|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 $9,500 in REACH Funds are available for the 2016/2017 Funding Cycle. |
Applications are due by 5 p.m., Thursday, February 11, 2016. Applications and further information can be found here. An application workshop will be held at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 12 in the City Council Chambers, 311 Vernon Street.
|December 21, 2015—Roseville Acting City Manager Rob Jensen announced today the appointment of Dion Louthan as the city's next director of the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department, effective Jan. 11.|
|Despite the much-better economic outlook and job growth, many of the state's homeowners continue to struggle with their mortgage payments.|
That is where Keep Your Home California comes in, a free mortgage-assistance program, which is helping low and moderate income homeowners avoid foreclosure and remain in their homes.
|The crisp chill of fall is in the air, and with it comes the desire to cook comfort food. Roasted meats, vegetables and potatoes are fall favorites in many homes. With chicken, roast, and turkey that will soon grace our tables for a holiday feast, comes FOG. No, we’re not referring to the weather again; FOG is the industry term for Fats, Oils and Grease.|
|Phony "IRS agents" have been busy calling residents with bogus stories about delinquent taxes, imminent arrests & deportations, and other false claims. Here's some good advice from the IRS.|
|Water is too precious to use just once. That’s why Roseville blazed the trail to develop a “new” water source for a sustainable future. Roseville’s recycled water program, which started in the 1990s with a single commercial customer, has since grown to become an important and safe resource. Now, residents and businesses looking for ways to keep their landscapes healthy – especially high-valued trees – can now take advantage of recycled water.|
|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.
|Way to go, Roseville! We reduced water use in October by 35.48 percent over this time two years ago. Continued savings still necessary to meet ongoing drought conditions and statewide water reduction targets.|
|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.|