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FEMA issues new draft flood maps throughout Placer County

News ImageSome Placer residents can soon look forward to lower flood insurance premiums now that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued new draft flood maps for the county. But in a number of areas, including some mapped for the first time, flood risk has increased and may change flood insurance requirements and costs for some property owners.
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New approach adopted for statewide water conservation

News ImageJust a couple of weeks ago, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) took action easing statewide water conservation rules that have been in place for more than a year because of the drought.

Acknowledging that water conditions in many parts of the state have improved, the State Water Board voted to eliminate the statewide 25 percent water savings approach and, in its place, are new rules that give water agencies like Roseville local control over conservation.
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Spray Ground Reopens For Season

The Vernon Street Town Square Spray Ground reopens on weekends beginning May 7. Daily hours begin on Memorial Day. Enjoy another summer of fun in the spray ground!
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Roseville Aquatics Complex opens Memorial Day Weekend

News ImageIt's the unofficial start to summer and time to go for a swim at the Roseville Aquatics Complex. The aquatics complex is open 1-5 Saturday through Monday for the holiday weekend.
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Teen drinking parties aren't harmless fun

News ImageUnderage drinking parties lead to serious problems, including party crashers, young teens taken to the emergency room due to their level of intoxication, trashed houses, thefts of valuable property from other guests and the host homes, damage to neighboring properties, fights and more.

Last fall, Roseville City Council passed a new Social Host Accountability ordinance, which holds parents and other hosts responsible for underage drinking parties, even if they didn't personally provide the alcohol or other drugs.
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Fourth of July Parade Applications Due June 17th

News ImageApplications to participate in Roseville’s annual Fourth of July parade are due Friday, June 17. Patriotic parade entries in a variety of categories are encouraged, including floats, band, equestrian, cars, individuals, youth groups, and community or service organizations. Applications are available online.
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Improvements to Roseville Road begin in June

News ImageThe City of Roseville will soon begin work to improve sight distance on Roseville Road by widening and straightening the ‘S’ curve in the roadway. In addition, the project includes: new bike lanes, a sidewalk on the east side of the roadway, new street lighting, and moving utilities underground. The work zone will extend from Cirby Way south to the city limits. Construction is anticipated to begin in early June.
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Trio Lease-to-Own Informational Workshop

News ImageThe City of Roseville has partnered with California Affordable Housing Agency and Applied Residential Inc. to expand access to homeownership through the Trio Lease-To-Own Option Program.

This program provides a pathway to homeownership that is targeted to families that would like to purchase a home but are not quite ready to buy for a number of reasons.
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Bike throughout the month of May

News ImageCue the bike bells, May is Bike Month is here! It's time to dust off your bikes, pump up your tires and join your neighbors and co-workers in bicycling for work, school, shopping, recreation or training this May during the Sacramento region’s annual May is Bike Month Campaign. Join the fun for a chance to win prizes.
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Hotel & Conference Center remains high on City Council’s priority list

News ImageAt its April 20, 2016 meeting, the Roseville City Council approved issuing a Request for Proposals for the development of a hotel and conference center along Highway 65 near the Westfield Galleria at Roseville.

"A hotel and conference remains an important amenity for the city and the region," said Mayor Carol Garcia. “While the City has no desire to own or operate a hotel or conference center, the City plays a key role in ensuring the construction of such an amenity becomes a reality.”

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Caltrans Highway 65 Paving Project April 25 - August 24

News ImageCaltrans is alerting motorists about a paving project beginning on Monday, April 25 that will impact motorists along the Highway 65 corridor between Roseville and Lincoln.

The $7 million paving overlay project will take place during nighttime hours and will require the closure of one of the two lanes of the highway. Ramps connecting to and from Highway 65 will also be impacted during those hours. All lanes and ramps will be open during non-construction times.
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Downtown Roseville Construction Update

It will be a busy couple years for city building projects in Downtown Roseville. All of the projects are part of the Downtown Specific Plan designed through a community visioning process in 2009. The highly popular Vernon Street Town Square and roundabout at Washington Boulevard and Oak Street are examples of projects already completed in accordance with the plan.

Current projects include an office building at 316 Vernon Street, the Oak Street Parking facility, a new downtown Fire Station, three pedestrian bridges and bike trail connections through downtown.
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Roseville moves to two-day-per-week outdoor watering day schedule

News ImageRoseville water customers can increase their outdoor watering an extra day beginning Monday, April 4. This move is about a month earlier than anticipated acknowledging improved local watershed conditions and a healthier snowpack in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
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Industrial Avenue bridge replacement underway

Work began April 4 to replace the Industrial Avenue bridge over Pleasant Grove Creek. It’s located south of Justice Center Drive and north of Blue Oaks Boulevard. Construction is anticipated to last through winter 2016/17. During construction the bridge will remain open to traffic in both directions.
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City makes minor modifications to medical marijuana ordinance

News ImageAt its March 16th meeting, the Roseville City Council, like many cities throughout California have done in recent months, voted to enact some minor changes in the way the city regulates medical marijuana. Recent changes to state law necessitated that the city make these changes to be consistent with state law and to clarify city-specific regulations.

The regulations do not significantly change the existing structure and enforcement of the City's medical marijuana and marijuana-cultivation regulations. The City continues to ban commercial aspects of medical-marijuana use such as dispensaries, processing facilities, testing laboratories, and delivery in the City of Roseville.

The City will continue to allow limited indoor cultivation by authorized individuals for personal use. The City has not changed its overall position with regard to medical marijuana use within Roseville.
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