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Roseville turns the tap on new groundwater wells
News ImageThe City of Roseville is hosting an open house this Saturday, February 28, to celebrate the completion of a groundwater well project. Residents can come get a behind-the-scenes look at one of Environmental Utilities’ water supply facilities.



Yomen: A Spring Celebration
News ImageCelebrate and experience California Indian culture during Yomen: A Spring Celebration 10am-2pm on Saturday, April 25. Come to the Maidu Museum's biggest event of the year and bring the entire family for FREE. See tribal dancers, basket weavers, grind acorns, make an elderberry flute, shop at the craft fair and try the tasty Indian tacos.

February is City's annual employee giving month
News ImageRoseville employees have always demonstrated generosity in taking care of the community and its members. They volunteer. They help strangers. They take care of each other. February is their annual employee giving campaign called R.E.A.C.H.

Since the program's inception in 2002, City employees have donated over $1.3 million dollars. Learn how you can give as well.



Community Art Garden Coming to Roseville
News ImageBetween January and April, Roseville residents are encouraged to reuse a commonly discarded item in their home – cardboard tubes from used paper towel and toilet paper rolls. These will be used to craft flowers that will be displayed in locations throughout Roseville before being brought together as a Community Art Garden at the Celebrate the Earth Festival in April.

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.


Voters approve Proposition 1 Water Bond. Now what?
News ImageThe passage of the 2014 Water Bond, Proposition 1 on last November’s ballot, could be good news for Roseville. We expect that some of the water bond’s $7.5 billion dollars will be used to increase reliability of our local water supply and we will compete for funding to pay for other initiatives, which could include water recycling projects, flood protection, storage and delivery infrastructure improvements, and ecosystem restoration.

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.


Invest in water-wise appliances
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One of the best way to save water indoors is to replace older, water-wasting fixtures with high-efficiency models. The bathroom is a great place to start, since it’s the largest water hog in your home, accounting for more than half of indoor water use.



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.


Updated meeting date for the review of the Downtown Bridges & Trail Project
News ImageThe plans for the Downtown Bridges and Trail Project will be reviewed at the 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 City Council meeting. The public's input is encouraged. This project includes the replacement of the library bridge, rotation of the Rube Nelson “Icehouse” Bridge, completion of a paved off-street trail (class I), and a new downtown pedestrian bridge connection between Royer Park and downtown.

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.

Swim All Winter & Spring With a Season Pass
News ImagePay a one-time fee before the season starts and you will not have to pay again for the rest of the winter/spring. Passes include free entrance to Recreational Swim and Parent & Tot Playtime. Season Swim Passes are good at the Mike Shellito Indoor Pool, January 1-May 31, 2015.

Prevent Frozen Water Pipes
Frigid temperatures can cause one of winter's worst woes - frozen water pipes. Property owners and residents can take some simple precautions to prevent the inconvenience and expense of frozen water pipes.

New trash and green waste collection day schedules start January 5
News ImageStarting 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. Customers can now sign up to receive automatic email or phone reminders.

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.


Roundabout at Oak & Washington is now complete
News ImageThe 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.

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 .

Roseville named one of top tech cities in United States for 2014
News ImageThe 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.”

Our creeks are closed to fishing--it's time to protect spawning salmon
News ImageFishing 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.



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