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Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget approved
News ImageThe Roseville City Council approved the City's operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 at its June 22, 2017 meeting. The $507 million citywide budget includes the City’s General Fund departments, Roseville Electric Utility, Water Utility, Wastewater Utility and Solid Waste Utility.

The General Fund portion is $137 million. The General Fund, which receives approximately 60 percent of its revenue from a portion of sales and property taxes collected in the city, funds services including public safety, public works, parks, recreation, and libraries.

City continues to meet and confer with Fire Union on proposed operational changes
Representatives from the City of Roseville and Roseville Fire Fighters Union (RFF) continue to meet to come to an agreement on proposed changes to fire operations.

The City has received a number of comments regarding the proposed changes, some of which are based on misinformation. We welcome your comments.

In an effort to provide complete information, we thought it important to present the following and answer your questions.


Why are you proposing to go from 4 to 3 staffing levels on fire ladder trucks?

Roseville launches ‘Sustain the Gains’ landscape makeover contest
News ImageEnvironmental Utilities launched Sustain the Gains, a landscape makeovercontest designed to encourage continued efficient water use. Thewinning Roseville water customer will have their front yard re-imaginedand transformed into a low-water-use landscape.

Union Pacific Siren Testing

Union Pacific, in coordination with the Roseville Fire Department, will be testing the Emergency Notification System at the J.R. Davis Yard on Monday, July 3. Residents that are in the vicinity of the railyard may hear the emergency notification broadcast testing which will happen at 12 p.m. (noon).

These routine tests of the system are coordinated to ensure functionality and offer a training opportunity between railroad professionals and local first responders.

The tests will occur the first Monday of every quarter at 12 p.m. and consist of an approximately 1 minute test sequence. For 2017 the tests will occur on:

• Monday, July 3 at 12:00 p.m.

• Monday, October 2 at 12:00 p.m.

Union Pacific and the City of Roseville have always shared a unique and long-standing relationship, and the safety of our community’s residents is a top priority for both agencies.



It's time to register your get-together for National Night Out
News ImageNational Night Out--America's night out against crime--is Tuesday, August 1. This is the time when neighborhood groups throughout Roseville get together in their park or other gathering spot for barbecues, potlucks, ice cream socials and other fun activities. The purpose of National Night Out is to encourage neighbors to get to know each other and take a stand against crime and for a united, supportive neighborhood.

Fireworks Safety for the 4th of July
News ImageThe Fourth of July is just around the corner and the sale and use of Safe and Sane fireworks begins on June 28 in the City of Roseville. As a reminder, the legal time of sale for these fireworks is between 12:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on June 28 and 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on June 29 through July 4. The legal time for discharge of Safe and Sane fireworks is from 12:00 p.m. on June 28 through 11:59 p.m. on July 4.

Do more with data
Have you ever wondered how many parks, manholes, or address points are within the City? This data, and much more, exists within the City's Geographic Information System (GIS).

The City uses this system to capture, store, analyze, manage and present geographic data and now we are making it easier for citizens to do the same by including GIS datasets on the City's Open Data Portal.

2016 water quality report now available
News ImageRoseville water customers enjoy the highest quality water service, meeting or exceeding all state and federal drinking water quality standards. Each year, we publish a water quality report to give an overview of our water quality during the past year, including testing results and other information.


Roseville Electric Utility ranked 3rd in the Northwest for safety
Roseville Electric Utility was recognized in March as being among the safest community-owned utilities in the northwest. Roseville Electric Utility was ranked 3rd behind Pend Oreille Public Utility District in Washington and Homer Electric Association in Alaska.

“Safety is paramount at Roseville Electric Utility,” said Utility Director Michelle Bertolino. “Our low injury rate demonstrates our employees are committed to working safely. Creating and maintaining a safe work environment goes hand in hand with providing highly reliability energy.”

Affordable purchase housing opportunity at La Maison at Diamond Creek by Lennar Homes
News ImageLennar Homes is offering affordable homes at a Lennar community in West Roseville, with down payment assistance through the City of Roseville. A total of 4 middle income homes will be sold to income qualified households. Each affordable home has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a 2 bay garage and 1,438 sq. ft. of living space.

Help Roseville Police Keep Watch
News ImageHelp the Roseville Police Department "Keep Watch" on our City by signing up with our voluntary surveillance camera registry.



Innovative concrete paving project underway
Work to remove several asphalt streets and replace them with a new concrete surface began mid-May. Portions of Hickory Street, Washington Boulevard, Atkinson Street and Denio Loop are undergoing reconstruction. By using roller compacted concrete instead of asphalt, we can better use our limited funding to repair more Roseville streets.

Library advocate and former Councilmember Martha Riley passes away at 82
We have some sad news to pass along. Former Roseville Councilmember and long standing library advocate Martha Riley passed away peacefully Sunday evening at the age of 82, surrounded by her children.

Roseville is among the nation's top solar communities
The City of Roseville is ranked in the Top Ten for solar.

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) places Roseville Electric Utility 9th nationally for having the most solar per customer in 2016. Roseville Electric Utility is the only community-owned electric power provider in the Sacramento region to be recognized by SEPA. This is the third time in the past decade that the City of Roseville has been recognized by SEPA.


Roseville Police Cadet rescues man from burning car
About 6 p.m. May 2, off-duty Roseville Police Cadet Kaitlyn McKinney witnessed a collision between two pickups on westbound I-80 between Rocklin Road and Highway 65. She pulled over to the accident scene, and ran up to the smaller of the two pickups. As she did so, the truck caught fire.

Watch the television report from CBS13.

City Council wants community input to help stabilize General Fund budget in coming years
At its April 19 meeting, the Roseville City Council approved an effort called “Engage Roseville: A Community Conversation about Priorities.”

Extending through Spring 2018, the effort will involve residents, businesses, and others who have a stake in Roseville’s quality of life, in prioritizing city services and looking at options to match services levels with revenues. A key component will be the volunteer Community Priorities Advisory Committee.



Roseville City Council adopts resolution in support of Sutter Health's effort to end homelessness
Under a resolution adopted by the City Council, Roseville is voicing its support for Sutter Health's Getting to Zero campaign, a regional effort to end chronic homelessness by aligning programs and resources around a low-or-no barrier approach to housing individuals experiencing homelessness.

In December 2016, the city received a $250,000 matching grant through Getting to Zero to support its Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program, a new program the City is excited to introduce this year through former housing redevelopment funding.


You provide the labor, we'll provide the paint
News ImageThe “Beautifying My Neighborhood” Paint Program provides free exterior paint to eligible Roseville residents. Help beautify your neighborhood by putting a fresh coat of paint on your house!

Council discusses strategies to close $2M General Fund budget gap for FY2017-18
With a focus on maintaining fiscal soundness, the City Council held a budget workshop April 17 to discuss options to close a projected $2 million gap in the Fiscal Year 2017-18 General Fund budget.

Tech Teens Leadership Academy offers real world look at technology
News ImageThe Tech Teens Leadership Academy is a fun, hands-on program exposing Roseville high school students to real world technology and business operations. It is offered through the Roseville Police Activities League (RPAL), and is run by the Roseville Police and Information Technology Departments featuring a variety of city functions.



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