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Roundabout at Oak & Washington scheduled to open October 16
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Oak Street Improvement Project Update: Based on the current construction schedule, the roundabout in the Oak Street Improvement Project at Washington Boulevard and Oak Street will open to traffic on Thursday October 16.

Work on the remainder of the Oak Street Improvement Project, which includes new traffic signals at both Oak & Grant and Oak & Lincoln Streets; improved sidewalks, pedestrian crossings and streetscapes, will continue for several more weeks.


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Tell us about your regional transportation priorities
News ImageWhat will our region look like in 20 years? How should we balance the transportation needs and wants of a growing region? Attend a public workshop and tell the Sacramento Area Council of Governments what you think. The Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy workshops will seek input from residents about travel choices, and information on how our region's transportation plan is funded.
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Roseville Housing Authority celebrates 40 years of providing safe, affordable housing in Roseville and Rocklin
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The City of Roseville Housing Authority is celebrating 40 years of providing rental assistance to low-income residents of Roseville and Rocklin with a ceremony October 1. 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.


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Roadway paving for Washington Blvd. and Taylor Rd. areas
News ImageWashington Blvd. from Kaseberg Dr. to Roseville Pkwy., as well as Taylor Rd. from the I-80 over-crossing to the city limits will be rehabilitated beginning October 1. The work includes repairing pavement and overlaying new asphalt, new road striping, and minor traffic signal work. The new striping configuration on Taylor Road will include the addition of bike lanes.
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Fall Front Yard Leaf Pickup Program begins November 3
News ImageRoseville’s popular Fall Front Yard Leaf Pickup Program begins November 3, 2014 and concludes mid-January 2015, weather permitting.

The program keeps fallen front yard leaves and debris from clogging stormwater drains and washing into our creeks and streams, disturbing the sensitive ecological balance and threatening plants and wildlife.

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City and schools partner for International Walk or Bike to School Day on October 8
News ImageRoseville schools are teaming up with the City of Roseville to participate in the annual Walk or Bike to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Organized by the school's parent-teacher association and staff from the City of Roseville's Safe Routes to School program, the day is designed to encourage walking or biking to school in groups rather than driving alone.

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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.
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You Are Not Alone--Roseville Police offering new telephone reassurance program for disabled and homebound seniors
News ImageThe Roseville Police Department is offering a new telephone reassurance program for disabled or housebound senior residents. Police volunteers will call residents enrolled in this free, voluntary program at a pre-arranged day and time each week to check on their well-being.
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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.
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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.


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