The City of Roseville's proposed operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 is now available for review. The $507 million proposed citywide budget includes the City’s General Fund departments, Roseville Electric Utility, Water Utility, Wastewater Utility and Solid Waste Utility.
The Council will hold its next budget hearings beginning at 4 p.m. on June 6 in the Roseville City Council Chambers before it takes final action at its June 21 City Council meeting.
The General Fund portion is $137 million. The General Fund, which receives approximately 60 percent of its revenue from a portion of sales and property taxes collected in the city, funds services including public safety, public works, parks, recreation, and libraries.
At its April 19 meeting, the Roseville City Council approved an effort called “Engage Roseville: A Community Conversation about Priorities.”
Extending through Spring 2018, the effort will involve residents, businesses, and others who have a stake in Roseville’s quality of life, in prioritizing city services and looking at options to match services levels with revenues. A key component will be the volunteer Community Priorities Advisory Committee.
Applicationsto serve on the committee has been extended until 3 p.m., May 26, 2017.
Lennar Homes is offering affordable homes at a Lennar community in West Roseville, with down payment assistance through the City of Roseville. A total of 4 middle income homes will be sold to income qualified households. Each affordable home has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a 2 bay garage and 1,438 sq. ft. of living space.
Work to remove several asphalt streets and replace them with a new concrete surface is scheduled to begin mid-May. Portions of Hickory Street, Washington Boulevard, Atkinson Street and Denio Loop have been identified for reconstruction. By using roller compacted concrete instead of asphalt, we can better use our limited funding to repair more Roseville streets.
Roseville ranks as the top place to raise a family in California according to a new study by Smart Asset.com. SmartAsset analyzed 127 California cities.
Roseville offers young families a good education system combined with a strong local economy. Roseville ranks fourth in the number of high school graduates taking college preparatory courses and 93% of high school students graduate.