According to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), an invasive insect known as the Asian Citrus Psyllid has been found in Roseville. Asian Citrus Psyllid, or ACP is a serious pest of citrus because it vectors a bacteria that is 100% fatal to citrus trees.
As a result of this detection, CDFA is placing a significant portion of the City of Roseville, as well as portions of Rocklin, Lincoln, North Highlands, Citrus Heights, and unincorporated Placer County under quarantine.
The Roseville City Council approved the City's operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 at its June 22, 2017 meeting. The $507 million citywide budget includes the City’s General Fund departments, Roseville Electric Utility, Water Utility, Wastewater Utility and Solid Waste Utility.
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.
Construction is scheduled July through October 2017 to widen Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard into the median, from Horncastle Avenue to just north of Pleasant Grove Boulevard. In spring 2018, widening will occur between Horncastle Avenue and Crimson Ridge Way. Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard widening makes the final connection between four-lane road segments to the north and south.
Environmental Utilities launched Sustain the Gains, a landscape makeovercontest designed to encourage continued efficient water use. Thewinning Roseville water customer will have their front yard re-imaginedand transformed into a low-water-use landscape.
Union Pacific, in coordination with the Roseville Fire Department, will be testing the Emergency Notification System at the J.R. Davis Yard on Monday, July 3. Residents that are in the vicinity of the railyard may hear the emergency notification broadcast testing which will happen at 12 p.m. (noon).
These routine tests of the system are coordinated to ensure functionality and offer a training opportunity between railroad professionals and local first responders.
The tests will occur the first Monday of every quarter at 12 p.m. and consist of an approximately 1 minute test sequence. For 2017 the tests will occur on:
• Monday, July 3 at 12:00 p.m.
• Monday, October 2 at 12:00 p.m.
Union Pacific and the City of Roseville have always shared a unique and long-standing relationship, and the safety of our community’s residents is a top priority for both agencies.
National Night Out--America's night out against crime--is Tuesday, August 1. This is the time when neighborhood groups throughout Roseville get together in their park or other gathering spot for barbecues, potlucks, ice cream socials and other fun activities. The purpose of National Night Out is to encourage neighbors to get to know each other and take a stand against crime and for a united, supportive neighborhood.