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|Roseville’s City Council and Placer County Water Agency’s (PCWA) Board of Directors last week opted into the initial phase of the Sites Reservoir project—a proposedoff-stream, surface water facility west of the Sacramento River. |
|Where are millennials buying homes? Roseville.|
Roseville ranks 4th nationally for places people under-35 are buying homes, according to SmartAssets.com
|"Balanced growth" defines the outlook for Roseville's economy in 2017, demonstrating our community’s consistent ability to draw business investment and new residents. |
A balanced economy is a cycle that fuels itself. While there’s no one place where the cycle begins or ends, we do know that great schools and jobs attract new residents; that new residents spur demand for new homes; and that a strong workforce draws employers, and the cycle continues. Ensuring this environment retains its vitality is one of our top priorities as a city.
|Updated 1/17/17: The following trails are closed due to the recent storm. If you encounter a closed area, do not enter. Maintenance crews will be assessing these trails for any damage before reopening them to the public.|
|Non-profit organizations in Roseville and South Placer County can apply for grants from the Roseville Citizens' Benefit Fund and R.E.A.C.H. fund. $400,000 in Citizens' Benefit Funds and $7,500 in REACH Funds are available for the 2017/2018 Funding Cycle. |
Applications are due by 5 p.m., Thursday, February 9, 2017. Applications and further information can be found here.
An application workshop will be held at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in the City Council Chambers, 311 Vernon Street.
|A handful of Roseville utility customers reported receiving calls from someone claiming that they were from Roseville Utilities, and were on their way to disconnect their electricity due to a late payment. The callers demanded payment in the form of Money Pak card account numbers (cash gift cards) to keep the power on. This is a scam.|
|Wicked winter weather can cause plumbing pipes to freeze and possibly burst. The impact can result in flooding and damage to your home or other untimely and costly repairs. As we enter the colder months, consider several tips to ensure that your pipes remain intact. |
|Downtown Roseville revitalization takes another step forward with the ribbon cutting of the new city office building at 316 Vernon Street. |
The Roseville City Council cut the ribbon on the city's new four-story, 83,000 sq. ft. office building across the street from the Vernon Street Town Square on November 28, 2016.
|Downtown Roseville may get a new addition that could transform the properties along Dry Creek and in turn greatly enhance downtown revitalization. |
At the November 16th Roseville City Council Meeting, the University of Warwick outlined its plans to bring a permanent graduate school to downtown Roseville. The first step would be the sale of Fire Station No. 1 at 401 Oak Street to Warwick. At the meeting, the Council approved entering into negotiations with Warwick on the sale.
|Exciting news--Roseville was ranked the 24th safest city for women in the nation!|
Financial website valuepenguin.com rated 261 major metropolitan areas in the U.S. according to crime rates, health factors, public policy and representation of women, education and wealth--and Roseville came out toward the top.
|Have you ever waited at a red light to turn left when there were no cars coming and it was clear to go? This can be frustrating as well as cost you time and fuel. The solution is a type of traffic signal with a flashing yellow left-turn arrow.|
|At its annual Goals Workshop on October 11, the Roseville City Council confirmed continuing the City's focus in Fiscal Year 2017-18 on the eight goals in place, and added a ninth goal to enhance core neighborhoods.|
The Council Goals for FY2017-18 are:
- Public Safety
- Fiscal Soundness
- Economic Development
- Sound and Stable Utilities
- A Great Downtown
- Legislative Advocacy
- Civic Engagement
- Core Neighborhoods
|The Vernon Street Town Square spray ground closed for the season following Columbus Day. The spray ground reopens on weekends the first full weekend in May and opens daily beginning Memorial Day.|
|Roseville’s Wastewater Utility has been recognized as a “Utility of the Future Today” by the Utility of the Future Recognition Program. The program celebrates the progress and exceptional performance of the nation’s wastewater utilities.|
|Parks, safe neighborhoods, shopping, schools, downtown.... Why do you love Roseville? Watch what others say about our city.|
|If you missed the 2016 State of the City Speech by Mayor Carol Garcia and City Manager Rob Jensen, you can view it or read the text of the speech here.|
|Roseville was named 2016’s 9th Best Place to Raise a Family in California in a recent study from personal finance outlet WalletHub.com. Roseville ranked first in playgrounds per capita and third in housing affordability.|
|We’ve received questions about the removal of three large native oak trees near the corner of Baseline Road and Foothills Boulevard.|
In June, one tree was legally removed by the developer of a residential subdivision being built on this corner. Further inspections by certified arborists and the city’s Urban Forester determined the other two trees were structurally compromised and a potential safety hazard.
The city’s goal is to limit impact to our native tree population while also recognizing the rights to develop private property.
|At its September 7 meeting, the Roseville City Council approved the overall funding required for the Oak Street Parking Facility project. This approval cleared the way for construction to begin. The contractor is scheduled to install construction fencing around the project perimeter on September 12. |
The project, which is expected to take 10 months to complete, will initially involve demolition, grading, and utility work. The actual structure will begin to take shape when concrete pours start in late October/early November.