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Temporary closure scheduled for segment of Antelope Creek Trail
News ImageThe Antelope Creek Trail will be temporarily closed from Antelope Creek Drive to Galleria Boulevard beginning early evening on Friday April 18 until Monday morning April 21 due to a special Maya Archers event. The trail portion from Antelope Creek Drive to Springview Drive in Rocklin will remain open.

Oak Street Improvement Project Construction scheduled to begin April 21
News ImageAs part of the City of Roseville's plans to revitalize downtown Roseville as envisioned by the Downtown Specific Plan, improve traffic safety and ease traffic congestion, construction on the Oak Street Improvement Project is scheduled to begin April 21 continuing through the end of 2014. Limited construction activities including partial closure of the Oak Street parking lot will begin April 14.

The project includes a roundabout at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Oak Street.

Yomen: A Spring Celebration
News ImageCelebrate and experience California Indian culture during Yomen: A Spring Celebration 10am-3pm on Sunday, April 27. 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.

Volunteer Fair set for May 15th
The City of Roseville is hosting a Volunteer Faire for anyone interested in volunteering in one of the city departments, 6 - 8 p.m., May 15 at the Maidu Community Center.

S&P raises Roseville credit rating
News ImageStandard & 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.

Blue Oaks widening and resurfacing project begins mid-April
News ImageBlue Oaks Boulevard from Crocker Ranch Road to Foothills Boulevard will be widened from two lanes in each direction, to three. Construction is scheduled mid-April through September 2014, between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays. Road resurfacing will also occur on Blue Oaks Boulevard between Crocker Ranch Road and Highway 65.

Medication Take Back Day on Saturday, April 26 - locations in Roseville
News ImageThe City of Roseville, in collaboration with area law enforcement agencies, utilities and schools, is hosting several Roseville locations for a one-day free drop-off of unwanted or expired medications. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and provides a safe and convenient way to properly dispose of these medication.


Roseville announces mandatory 20 percent water use reduction due to persistent drought conditions
News ImageDue 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.



New online bidding service streamlines doing business with the City
News ImageThe 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.

Clarkson University to Bring New Higher Education Options to Placer County Region
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.

Water Supply Update - January 8, 2014
Watch the water supply update presentation from the January 8, 2014 City Council meeting by Environmental Utilities Director Ed Kriz.

Roseville residents and businesses asked to voluntarily reduce water use by 20 percent due to dry conditions
News ImageThe 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.

Grant Applications Available for Citizens' Benefit Fund and R.E.A.C.H. Fund
News ImageApplications are now available online for the Citizen's Benefit Fund and REACH grants. Those interested in applying for these grants should watch the video of the informational and training meeting held on January 14, 2014 in the City Council Chambers. This video can be accessed from the Grants homepage or COR-TV Video Streaming Center.

The estimated total funding available for the 2014/2015 funding cycle is $237,900. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.


Seeking volunteer Crossing Guards and Bike/Walk Ambassadors
News ImageRoseville 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!

Seeking volunteer Transit Ambassadors
News ImageMake 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.

Document Shredding and Electronic Waste Drop-Off Event
News ImageSims Recycling Solutions and Cintas Document Management are partnering with the City of Roseville for a free electronic waste collection and document shredding event, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, May 10 at Mahany Park. Proceeds from the document shredding and electronic waste collection benefit the Utility Exploration Center.

Roseville named one of top tech cities in U.S.
News ImageThe 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.

Sierra College and four universities partner with the City of Roseville to create a University Center
News ImageThe 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.

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