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|Celebrate with us as we launch the 27th Annual Youth Poetry Contest with a poetry-picnic themed party! There will be poetry themed activities, popcorn, and lemonade for all.|
Saturday · January 31, 2015
Downtown Library · 12:00 - 2:00pm
|The Roseville Housing Authority will be taking pre-applications for their Housing Choice Voucher Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, beginning at 9 a.m., Monday February 2.|
Applications will be taken online only and ends at noon, Friday February 6. 500 pre-applicants will be selected by computer lottery to comprise a waiting list for the program.
|Effective beginning Monday, January 26, 2015: Roseville Transit is offering two Monday - Thursday extra service routes on an interim basis to serve increased Commuter passenger demand. Also, updates will be made to Commuter Routes AM 2, PM 8, and PM 9. |
|In 2014, everyone chipped in to reduce overall water use by 19.4 percent. We ended strong with a 24 percent savings in December compared to December 2013. So, thank you, Roseville for a job well done.|
|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 Oak Street and Washington Boulevard roundabout is complete. Traffic through the the intersection is following a two-lane circular flow. Traffic signals at Oak and S. Grant, and Oak and Lincoln are now operating and part of the improved circulation through the area. |
|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. Winter 2015 Training starts January 20.|
|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.”
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.
|The City of Roseville is now partnering with Public Purchase for posting, notifying and awarding of all formal requests for quotes (RFQs) and request for proposals (RFPs). This free e-Procurement service provides a single location to view all open requests for quotation and award information for previous RFQs, RFPs, and RFIs issued through the Public Purchase website.|
|Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its issuer credit rating on the City of Roseville one notch to 'AA+' from 'AA' in its latest review published April 1. The upgrade is based on Rosevilles strong economy, strong budget flexibility and strong budget management according to Standard & Poor's. |
This credit rating upgrade has the potential to save the City hundreds of thousands of dollars with future bond issuances. The debt service savings to the City on the issuance of $35 million in bonds would be $500,000.
|Due to persistent drought conditions, the City of Roseville has announced mandatory water use restrictions of 20 percent for its residential and commercial water customers effective immediately. |
The water use reductions also require commercial water customers to reduce their outdoor irrigation by 30 percent, bans the washing of cars without a water nozzle or without going to a commercial car wash, prohibits washing of hardscape surfaces unless for health and safety purposes, and prohibits water waste.
“Although our recent storms were welcome, we are still in a drought and the coming months may prove to be challenging with the record low precipitation and snow pack that we have received,” said Ed Kriz, Environmental Utilities Director.
|Clarkson University officials will be in the Placer County region this week to introduce area professionals to new graduate programs options and to advance an emerging technology education partnership with Sierra College undergraduates. |
"We see Clarkson’s partnership with Sierra College in offering high caliber programs that are in high demand right here in our region as another success for Roseville’s Higher Education Task Force efforts,” said Roseville City Councilmember Dr. Tim Herman, chair of the task force.
|Watch the water supply update presentation from the January 8, 2014 City Council meeting by Environmental Utilities Director Ed Kriz.|
|The City of Roseville is calling for a voluntary 20 percent reduction in water use by its residents and businesses. The call for the voluntary water use reduction comes during an unprecedented period of dry conditions that have significantly depleted the water available from Folsom Reservoir, Roseville's main water supply. |
To help with the voluntary 20 percent water use reduction, the City of Roseville is offering these water efficiency tips:
1. Residents and businesses should monitor water use on their utility bill. An easy way to do this is to sign up for the city’s Water Insight online program at www.roseville.waterinsight.com.
2. Reduce irrigation – shut off outdoor irrigation and only water if landscape becomes stressed.
|Roseville Safe Routes to School is looking for passionate people to volunteer. Become a Bike / Walk Ambassador or Crossing Guard and help make our neighborhoods more bicycle and pedestrian friendly!|
|Make an important contribution by giving people more freedom by teaching them how to use the local public transportation network. Trained Transit Ambassadors offer assurance, experience, information, and a friendly face to new passengers.|
|The Center for Digital Government (CDG) named the City of Roseville, California one of the top technologically progressive and innovative cities its size in the United States for 2013. This marks the third time in four years Roseville has finished as one of the top five highly ranked cities based on population in the CDG's annual Digital Cities Survey.|
|The City of Roseville along with Sierra College, California State University Sacramento, University of the Pacific, Brandman University, and William Jessup University signed a memorandum of understanding November 6, 2013 to work toward establishing a University Center for higher education in Roseville.|