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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.

Building Safety Month in May aims to keep you and your family safe
The City of Roseville joins California Building Officials and other local jurisdictions in celebrating Building Safety Month every year.

There are some ways you can ensure your family is living in a safe environment. California State Law requires smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to be installed in all Single Family Dwellings as of July 1, 2011.

Squirmin' on the Square
News ImageMark your calendars for an evening of family fun in the Town Square!

This new series delights all tots, as they end their day with different performers each visit! Join musicians, magicians, scientists and other special guests in this 4 week series. Parent participation required.

City of Roseville and Placer Valley Tourism Advance Plans on Multi-Use Sports Complex
News ImageThe City of Roseville and Placer Valley Tourism are moving forward on plans to build a regional park with eight to 12 multi-use fields to strengthen Placer County’s draw as a major sports and recreation destination.

The Regional Sports Complex, located along the western edge of the Roseville city limits, will serve youth and amateur soccer, lacrosse, football, rugby and various other long field-specific sports teams.

City Council Highlights April 15, 2015
Conversion of the irrigation at Mahany Park's to recycled water and the approval of an agreement with Placer Valley Tourism on the new Regional Sports Complex were highlights from the April 15th City Council meeting.

A video replay of all City Council meetings can be viewed here.


Water use down in March nearly 19 percent
News ImageRoseville customers continue to reduce water use as the state endures a fourth year of a drought. March numbers show that residents and businesses have reduced water use by nearly 19 percent over this time in 2013. Since the start of the year, water consumption in Roseville is down 14.9 percent.

Roseville school district exchanges turf for water wise landscape
News ImageA Roseville school district recently completed a project that is expected to save a lot of water. Most recently, staff replaced thousands of square feet of turf at the Roseville Joint Union Unified High school District offices on Cirby Way, thanks in part to the City’s Cash for Grass Program.

Update on the proposed Liquid Management System at the Roseville Energy Park
News ImageRoseville Electric Utility regularly looks for ways to safely improve operational efficiency and reduce costs, while maintaining our high services levels. Over five years ago, we initiated an evaluation of options to improve operational performance and reduce maintenance costs associated with management of wastewater at the Roseville Energy Park (REP).

After studying more than a dozen different options, the utility pursued an option that increased efficiency and reduced costs by using deep well injection technology. After further evaluation and study, we've determined that operational improvements and enhancements that use deep well injection technology as an alternative to the current system being used at the REP, is no longer an economically viable option.


Conversion of Roseville City Jail to Arrestee Processing Center
News ImageAt its March 18 meeting, the Roseville City Council approved the conversion of the Roseville City Jail to an arrestee processing center when phase 2 of the South Placer County jail at the Santucci Justice Facility opens.

The South Placer County jail is just four miles from the city's facility, and is expected to open for bookings within the next year.

Free Wi-Fi in Vernon Street Town Square
News ImageIn time for event season, visitors to the area around the Vernon Street Town Square in Downtown Roseville will now be able to connect to the internet via a free wireless network thanks to a partnership between the City of Roseville and Consolidated Communications. The free Wi-Fi service is available along Vernon Street between Taylor Street and Lincoln Street.

The Vernon Street Town Square has attracted more than 100,000 visitors since it opened in August 2013, hosting a variety of events including concerts, festivals, farmers markets, wine tastings, yoga classes and children's story time.

Beat the leak: Find and stop leaks fast
News ImageSmall drips in your home can quickly add up to many gallons lost. A dripping faucet can waste 15 to 20 gallons a day. A steady leak – from a hole only 1/16th inch in size – can add up to more than 1,000 gallons of water wasted each day.

Pioneering Cardiac Care Program Launches in Roseville
News ImageThe City of Roseville Fire Department is pioneering a new way to improve the survival rates of cardiac patients. In partnership with Kaiser Permanent Roseville and Sutter Roseville Medical Center, Roseville Fire has moved to the next frontier of timely medical treatment.

A quick update: Roseville’s water supply
News ImageRoseville’s drinking water comes from surface water supplies from Folsom Lake. The Federal Bureau of Reclamation, as part of the Central Valley Project, manages this facility. Every year, the Bureau announces an annual water allocation that describes the amount of water Roseville will receive. Last year, we received 50 percent of normal. This year, the Bureau said that the initial allocation is 25 percent of normal, based on precipitation, snow pack and other factors currently.


University of Warwick announces major presence in Placer County
News ImageThe University of Warwick, a leading research university in the United Kingdom, announced February 12, 2015 that it will move forward with plans to establish a major presence in California, which ultimately would include a campus in Placer County that could accommodate up to 6,000 students.

"The significance of The University of Warwick's intention to move ahead with a campus in Placer County can’t be overemphasized. Warwick’s presence is pivotal to the realization of the innovation corridor of higher education in Placer County, and its international reputation will raise the profile of our region on a much broader scale," Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia said.


Roseville City Council appoints Bob Schmitt as new City Attorney
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At its February 4 meeting, the Roseville City Council named Bob Schmitt as the new City Attorney effective February 21, 2015. Schmitt, who has served as Assistant City Attorney since 2007, will replace Brita Bayless, who is retiring after 13 years of city employment including more than 8 years as City Attorney.


Maintaining a clean, safe and beautiful city
News ImageMaintaining a clean, safe and beautiful environment for all our citizens is the goal of the municipal, zoning and building codes adopted by the City Council.

We rely on our citizens to help by notifying us of problems and concerns in the city, such as graffiti, unkempt or dangerous buildings or property, and illegally dumped garbage.

This can be done in multiple ways. Most issues are remedied quickly without need for punitive measures.


Richard Plecker named new Environmental Utilities Director
News ImageToday, City Manager Ray Kerridge welcomed Richard Plecker as the City of Roseville Environmental Utilities Director.


Remaining safe while walking alongside or crossing a street
News ImageThree pedestrians have been killed while crossing the street in the city since the beginning of this year. Even when walking on sidewalks along well illuminated roads or crossing the street using a crosswalk, pedestrians need to take extreme care when crossing the road especially those with heavy traffic and multiple lanes.

These tips can help you safely cross the street.

Grant Applications Now Available for Citizens' Benefit and R.E.A.C.H. Funds
News ImageApplications for the Citizens Benefit Fund and REACH Fund 2015 grants are now available. Those interested in applying for these grants can apply online through ZoomGrants. The estimated total funding available for the 2015/2016 funding cycle is $231,000. The application deadline is 5 p.m., Thursday, February 12, 2015.


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 .

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