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Converting Grass to Drought Resistant Landscaping

News ImageApproximately 2 acres of nonfunctional turf at Crestmont Park, Roseville Electric Utility and the Roseville Corporation Yard is scheduled to be replaced with drought resistant landscape saving 6.9 million gallons of water annually. Areas that are primarily aesthetic and not used for passive or active recreation such as sports games, picnics or playing catch are considered nonfunctional turf.


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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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Rental Assistance Program waiting list applications begin February 2

News ImageThe Roseville Housing Authority will be taking pre-applications for their Housing Choice Voucher Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, beginning at 9 a.m., Monday February 2.

Applications will be taken online only and ends at noon, Friday February 6. 500 pre-applicants will be selected by computer lottery to comprise a waiting list for the program.

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2014: Great year for water savings

News ImageIn 2014, everyone chipped in to reduce overall water use by 19.4 percent. We ended strong with a 24 percent savings in December compared to December 2013. So, thank you, Roseville for a job well done.
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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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Grant Applications Now Available for Citizens' Benefit and R.E.A.C.H. Funds

News ImageApplications for the Citizens Benefit Fund and REACH Fund 2015 grants are now available. Those interested in applying for these grants can apply online through ZoomGrants. The estimated total funding available for the 2015/2016 funding cycle is $231,000. The application deadline is 5 p.m., Thursday, February 12, 2015.

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Roundabout at Oak & Washington is now complete

News ImageThe Oak Street and Washington Boulevard roundabout is complete. Traffic through the the intersection is following a two-lane circular flow. Traffic signals at Oak and S. Grant, and Oak and Lincoln are now operating and part of the improved circulation through the area.
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Join the Maidu Museum Volunteer Team

News ImageHave fun learning about local history and native culture by joining our team of docent volunteers. After training, volunteer docents lead tours of the Maidu Museum & Historic Site. Winter 2015 Training starts January 20.
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Low Impact Development (LID) Manual

The Public is invited to attend a Public Outreach event on December 9, at 5:30 PM at City Hall, to provide comment on the development of a new LID Design Manual. The City is currently working with the County of Placer, the Cities of Lincoln and Auburn, and the Town of Loomis to create a Western Placer County LID manual for new construction. The intent of the LID manual is to provide the development community with a tool that can be used for new and redevelopment projects to reduce pollutants within storm water runoff and to meet the intent of the State issued Storm Water Permit. Additional information can be found on the Placer County web-site at www.placer.ca.gov/lowimpactdevelopment .


Roseville named one of top tech cities in United States for 2014

News ImageThe Center for Digital Government (CDG) has named the City of Roseville, California one of the top technologically progressive and innovative cities its size in the United States for 2014. This marks the fourth time in five years Roseville has finished as one of the top five highly ranked cities based on population in the CDG’s annual Digital Cities Survey.

“Roseville is committed to being at the forefront of innovation and citizen engagement. Being a technologically advanced city means a higher quality of life for our residents and important advantages and cost savings for our businesses” said Hong Sae, Chief Information Officer for the City of Roseville. “This award is a great honor and an outstanding achievement for the city.”
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Our creeks are closed to fishing--it's time to protect spawning salmon

News ImageFishing season in Roseville's creeks--Dry Creek and all its tributaries--is over. From October 16, 2014 through May 22, 2015, all our local creeks are closed to fishing, to protect the salmon that have made their way up to our creeks to spawn.


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Use caution when disposing fireplace ashes

News ImageWith the return of the cold weather we tend to see an increase in fires related to ash from fireplaces and outdoor fire pits that were improperly disposed of in refuse cans and the city’s open space.

These fires have caused both structure fires and have lead to fires starting inside of refuse trucks. Fires in refuse trucks usually cause major damage to the truck, endanger the driver and in many cases will require the replacement of the truck.
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The signs of fall are here. A sign to reduce water use.

News ImageCrisp air, chilly mornings, shorter days and morning dew – these are the telltale signs that the fall season has arrived and means that you should examine your water needs for your lawn and garden.
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