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|Most Roseville city offices are closed Wednesday, December 24 at 3 p.m. through January 1, 2015. Reopening on Friday, January 2.|
Refuse service follows its regular daily pick-up schedule. The City's safety, public works and utilities departments remain staffed to provide safety and emergency services, but administrative offices and public counters are closed. Several Parks, Recreation & Libraries locations as well as many Roseville Transit services have modified hours.
|Many kids are out of school for Winter Break so we have expanded swimming times at Mike Shellito Indoor Pool. Jump in for Recreational Swim Monday/Tuesday/Friday 1-3:30pm in addition to the regular hours of Friday, 7:30-9pm and Saturday/Sunday 1-4pm.|
|The 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. |
|The holidays are here. Watch this Holiday Fire Safety guide from the Roseville Fire Department. By following these simple safety tips, your family will surely enjoy a happy and fire-safe holiday season. Watch the video on how to stay safe this holiday|
|Have 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.|
Water saving efforts by Roseville residents and business owners continue and we’re still on course to reduce water use by 20 percent this year. In November alone, customers saved more than 29 percent as compared to this time last year. In total, Roseville has cut water use by 19.1 percent since January.
|When you say goodbye to this year’s Christmas tree, send it on a journey to a new life. Each year, the city recycles thousands of Christmas trees into compost and wood chips.|
|As a result of California voters, Proposition 1 —a $7.5 billion statewide water bond measure—was approved on election day, creating a new funding stream to bolster statewide water supply projects and programs. For Roseville, it could mean leveraging grant monies to supplement local resources to pay for projects that will boost water supply reliability both now and into the future. |
|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 .|
|During wet years, Folsom Lake provides our city with a high-quality, reliable water supply. Recent years have been anything but wet, however, and the historic drought has required us to supplement supplies with water from groundwater wells to ensure uninterrupted service. This blend of water sources is called conjunctive use.|
|Starting January 5, many residences and a few businesses will have new trash pickup days and green waste weeks. This change is necessary to increase efficiencies and reduce costs. Now available online is the new 2015 trash and green waste schedule available under "Resources." |
|We keep a close eye on the city’s sewer system to prevent leaks and spills. The large pipes that carry wastewater into the treatment plants are a special concern, which is why the city embarked last year on project costing more than a half million dollars to repair and stabilize the bank along Dry Creek.|
|We'd like your help determining communityhousing needs and funding priorities for our Roseville’s CommunityDevelopment Block Grant (CDBG) Program by taking two short onlinesurveys.|
Your input will be used to develop a strategic plan to guide Rosevillein providing great housing and expanding economic opportunities.
|Roseville’s popular Fall Front Yard Leaf Pickup Program begins November 3, 2014 and concludes mid-January 2015, weather permitting. |
Our dual-strategy residential 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.
|The 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.”
|Fishing 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.|
|As the holiday season quickly approaches, the South Placer region and Roseville Fire Department launched the annual Toys for Tots campaign. |
Those interested in making a toy donation are encouraged to stop by any FireStation in South Placer County to drop off a new unwrapped toy. This includesany Fire Station in the City of Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln, Loomis, orunincorporated Fire Districts in South Placer.
|With 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.
|Crisp 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. |