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Roseville turns the tap on new groundwater wells

News ImageThe City of Roseville is hosting an open house this Saturday, February 28, to celebrate the completion of a groundwater well project. Residents can come get a behind-the-scenes look at one of Environmental Utilities’ water supply facilities.


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Yomen: A Spring Celebration

News ImageCelebrate and experience California Indian culture during Yomen: A Spring Celebration 10am-2pm on Saturday, April 25. 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.
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February is City's annual employee giving month

News ImageRoseville employees have always demonstrated generosity in taking care of the community and its members. They volunteer. They help strangers. They take care of each other. February is their annual employee giving campaign called R.E.A.C.H.

Since the program's inception in 2002, City employees have donated over $1.3 million dollars. Learn how you can give as well.


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Community Art Garden Coming to Roseville

News ImageBetween January and April, Roseville residents are encouraged to reuse a commonly discarded item in their home – cardboard tubes from used paper towel and toilet paper rolls. These will be used to craft flowers that will be displayed in locations throughout Roseville before being brought together as a Community Art Garden at the Celebrate the Earth Festival in April.
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University of Warwick announces major presence in Placer County

News ImageThe University of Warwick, a leading research university in the United Kingdom, announced February 12, 2015 that it will move forward with plans to establish a major presence in California, which ultimately would include a campus in Placer County that could accommodate up to 6,000 students.

"The significance of The University of Warwick's intention to move ahead with a campus in Placer County can’t be overemphasized. Warwick’s presence is pivotal to the realization of the innovation corridor of higher education in Placer County, and its international reputation will raise the profile of our region on a much broader scale," Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia said.

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Voters approve Proposition 1 Water Bond. Now what?

News ImageThe passage of the 2014 Water Bond, Proposition 1 on last November’s ballot, could be good news for Roseville. We expect that some of the water bond’s $7.5 billion dollars will be used to increase reliability of our local water supply and we will compete for funding to pay for other initiatives, which could include water recycling projects, flood protection, storage and delivery infrastructure improvements, and ecosystem restoration.
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Roseville City Council appoints Bob Schmitt as new City Attorney

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At its February 4 meeting, the Roseville City Council named Bob Schmitt as the new City Attorney effective February 21, 2015. Schmitt, who has served as Assistant City Attorney since 2007, will replace Brita Bayless, who is retiring after 13 years of city employment including more than 8 years as City Attorney.

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Invest in water-wise appliances

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One of the best way to save water indoors is to replace older, water-wasting fixtures with high-efficiency models. The bathroom is a great place to start, since it’s the largest water hog in your home, accounting for more than half of indoor water use.


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Maintaining a clean, safe and beautiful city

News ImageMaintaining a clean, safe and beautiful environment for all our citizens is the goal of the municipal, zoning and building codes adopted by the City Council.

We rely on our citizens to help by notifying us of problems and concerns in the city, such as graffiti, unkempt or dangerous buildings or property, and illegally dumped garbage.

This can be done in multiple ways. Most issues are remedied quickly without need for punitive measures.

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Updated meeting date for the review of the Downtown Bridges & Trail Project

News ImageThe plans for the Downtown Bridges and Trail Project will be reviewed at the 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 City Council meeting. The public's input is encouraged. This project includes the replacement of the library bridge, rotation of the Rube Nelson “Icehouse” Bridge, completion of a paved off-street trail (class I), and a new downtown pedestrian bridge connection between Royer Park and downtown.
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Richard Plecker named new Environmental Utilities Director

News ImageToday, City Manager Ray Kerridge welcomed Richard Plecker as the City of Roseville Environmental Utilities Director.

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Remaining safe while walking alongside or crossing a street

News ImageThree pedestrians have been killed while crossing the street in the city since the beginning of this year. Even when walking on sidewalks along well illuminated roads or crossing the street using a crosswalk, pedestrians need to take extreme care when crossing the road especially those with heavy traffic and multiple lanes.

These tips can help you safely cross the street.
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Swim All Winter & Spring With a Season Pass

News ImagePay a one-time fee before the season starts and you will not have to pay again for the rest of the winter/spring. Passes include free entrance to Recreational Swim and Parent & Tot Playtime. Season Swim Passes are good at the Mike Shellito Indoor Pool, January 1-May 31, 2015.
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Prevent Frozen Water Pipes

Frigid temperatures can cause one of winter's worst woes - frozen water pipes. Property owners and residents can take some simple precautions to prevent the inconvenience and expense of frozen water pipes.
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New trash and green waste collection day schedules start January 5

News ImageStarting January 5, 2015 many residents and a few businesses will have new trash pickup days. This change is necessary to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Customers can now sign up to receive automatic email or phone reminders.
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