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|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.
|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.
|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.
|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. |
|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.
|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.|
|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.|
|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.
|The 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.
|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.
|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.
|February 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.|
|Inside 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.
|The winter months bring the rainy season to Northern California. During these seasonal storms, driving with both your headlights and your windshield wipers isn’t just a good idea, it’s the law. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a city vehicle or your own; you need to observe this law.|
|Updated 3/17: The following trails are closed due impacts from recent storms.|
|Celebrate and experience California Indian culture during Yomen: A Spring Celebration 10am-2pm on Saturday, April 29. Come to the Maidu Museum's biggest event of the year and bring the entire family for FREE. See tribal dancers, basket weavers, pound acorns, make an pine nut beaded bracelet, shop at the craft fair.|
|Roseville’s City Council and Placer County Water Agency’s (PCWA) Board of Directors last week opted into the initial phase of the Sites Reservoir project—a proposedoff-stream, surface water facility west of the Sacramento River. |
|The Tech Teens Leadership Academy is a fun, hands-on program exposing high school students in the Roseville region to real-world technology, project management and business operations. Since its launch in 2014, there have been four sessions with over 80 graduating students.|
|Where are millennials buying homes? Roseville.|
Roseville ranks 4th nationally for places people under-35 are buying homes, according to SmartAssets.com