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|During 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.|
|Starting 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." |
|We'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.
|We 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.|
|Roseville’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.
|The 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.”
|Fishing 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.|
|As 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.
|With 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.
|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.|
|Crisp 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. |
|Want an inside look at how your local law enforcement agency operates? The Roseville Police Department is now accepting applications from Roseville community members for our bi-annual Citizen's Police Awareness Academy. The next session will be held Monday through Thursday March 16 - 19 & 23 - 26, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Roseville Police Department.|
| Oak Street Improvement Project Update: Traffic through the construction zone at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Oak Street is following a circular flow. Traffic signals at Oak and S. Grant, and Oak and Lincoln are now operating. Landscaping and roadway striping is anticipated to be completed during the week of Thanksgiving, depending on weather conditions. |
|Roseville has 438 miles of roadways to maintain, worth more than $ 1 billion. It is an extremely valuable city resource. The most cost effective way to keep our roads in the best possible condition may not be what you think.|
Watch this short video and find out how we save millions of dollars through preventative road maintenance.
|The Roseville City Council, at its September 17 meeting, voted unanimously to adopt a support resolution for Proposition 1, a statewide water bond headed to the November 4 ballot for consideration by California’s voters.|
The City of Roseville Housing Authority is celebrating 40 years of providing rental assistance to low-income residents of Roseville and Rocklin. Since 1974, the Roseville Housing Authority has awarded more than $70 million in federal funds for rental assistance in Roseville and Rocklin.
The Roseville Housing Authority currently provides rental assistance for 637 households through the federal Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. Eighty percent of households receiving rental assistance in Roseville and Rocklin have a head of household who is either elderly or disabled.
|Starting January 5, 2015 many residents and a few businesses will have new trash pickup days. This change is necessary to improve efficiency and reduce costs. |
Prior to the start of your new collection day, staff will provide several methods of communication including a door hanger at your home that will specify your new pickup day and green waste schedule.
|In 2007 the State of California's mandated reducing water usage by 20% before the year 2020. We have already met that goal. Now with the City's declaration of Drought Stage 2, which requires 20% reduction for households and a 30% reduction in irrigation for businesses, we continue to look for ways to be more efficient with our water resources in addition to the reductions that have already been achieved.|
|The City of Roseville and members of our city staff have been the recipients of several awards recently for outstanding programs and services.|