| || |
|Have fun learning about local history and native culture by joining our team of docent volunteers. After training, volunteer docents lead tours of the Maidu Museum & Historic Site. Fall 2015 Training starts September 8.|
|Roseville will be rehabilitating Washington Boulevard from Oak Street to Elefa Street to improve the quality of the roadway. Streets will be open to vehicle traffic. However, there will be temporary lane closures while work is underway, which may result in traffic delays. Construction is scheduled July through September.|
|The Fire Department is always looking for new ways to better serve the growing community. In 2000, we started a team of paramedics that would ride bicycles on patrol.|
|Renewable energy is a hot topic these days, particularly energy derived from solar. With this industry developing so rapidly and the increase of information, many people are confused about what is realistically obtainable and what their options are with putting a solar installation on their home or business.|
|Water use reduction numbers for June are in and Roseville customers continue to their part by saving 39.12 over 2013 numbers.|
|July 8, 2015---City Manager Ray Kerridge announced his retirement today, effective December 31, 2015. “I had been contemplating retirement for some time, but my recent car accident and the uncertainty over how long my rehabilitation will take have accelerated this decision. Consequently, I want to give the Council as much notice as possible of this impending transition,” he said.|
Assistant City Manager Rob Jensen has been serving as Acting City Manager since the car accident last month, and Jensen will continue serving in that role.
|Construction began June 1 on grading the future site for a relocated Fire Station No. 1 at Lincoln Street and Linda Drive, and a segment of the Miner's Ravine Trail under the Lincoln Street bridge. Consistent with the Downtown Specific Plan, the project includes converting Linda Drive to a one-way street adjacent to the future fire station. During construction, the narrowing of Linda Drive may extend from Lincoln Street to Jefferson Street. Construction on the project is expected through December 2015. |
The City of Roseville announced additional water-use restrictions for Roseville water customers in light of Governor Brown’s Executive Order and the May 6 State Water Resources Control Board’s drought emergency action requiring increased statewide water-use reductions.
To meet the 25 percent statewide water reduction goal, City of Roseville customers are required to reduce water consumption by 28 percent over 2013, an 8 percent decrease from last year. This will require the implementation of more stringent drought provisions.
For residential customers, the most noticeable change includes watering day restrictions for outdoor irrigation. Watering days for residential turf will be limited to two days per week, Monday and Friday only, before 10 a.m. and after 8 p.m. Commercial customers will have watering days limited to Monday and Thursday.
|This summer get around town with the Summer Youth Bus Pass. $10 buys unlimited Local fixed-route rides, June 1 - August 31, on Roseville Transit, Placer County Transit, Auburn Transit, and Lincoln Transit. Buses travel to many area malls, movie theaters, restaurants, parks, neighborhoods, and more! No student ID required to purchase or use the pass. Passes are now on sale.|
|The 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.
|In 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.
|The 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.|
|Roseville’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. |
|The 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.
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.
|Today, City Manager Ray Kerridge welcomed Richard Plecker as the City of Roseville Environmental Utilities Director. |
|Effective as of Monday, January 26, 2015: Roseville Transit now offers two Monday - Thursday extra service routes on an interim basis to serve increased Commuter passenger demand. Also, updates have been made to Commuter Routes AM 2, PM 8, and PM 9. |
|Applications 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.|
|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.”