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|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.
|"My goal is to make the City of Roseville's budget more accurate, predictable and easy to understand," said Jay Panzica, the City of Roseville's Chief Financial Officer and large public agency CFO of the Year. |
Panzica was presented the award July 14 by the Sacramento Business Journal.
|For the 11th consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) named the Roseville Housing Authority, operated by the City of Roseville, a high performing agency for the Housing Choice Voucher Program. This is HUD's highest rating available to local housing agencies. |
The rating gives the Roseville Housing Authority a competitive advantage in its efforts to bring more federal funds to the Roseville community. Currently, the Roseville Housing Authority provides safe and clean housing for 655 families through rental assistance from the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
|Roseville is among the top 35 places to live in the United States, according to a study conducted by 24/7 Wall St.|
The study was based data on the 550 U.S. cities with populations of 65,000 or more as measured by the U.S. Census Bureau. The rankings are based on a range of variables, including crime rates, employment growth, access to restaurants and attractions, educational attainment, and housing affordability.
|Roseville is the 10th best city in California for families according to a recent survey by WalletHub.com.|
WalletHub compared 240 California cities across 22 key metrics. The metrics range from the number of attractions to the number of pediatricians per capita to unemployment rate.
Roseville ranked well above average in several categories including being tied for first statewide in number of playgrounds per capita.
Roseville was also ranked in the top three percent for housing affordability and top seven percent for median family salary.
The City of Roseville Housing Authority is celebrating 40 years of providing rental assistance to low-income residents of Roseville and Rocklin. Since 1974, the Roseville Housing Authority has awarded more than $70 million in federal funds for rental assistance in Roseville and Rocklin.
The Roseville Housing Authority currently provides rental assistance for 637 households through the federal Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. Eighty percent of households receiving rental assistance in Roseville and Rocklin have a head of household who is either elderly or disabled.
|Roseville Electric business customers can now complete online audits to determine how they can lower their monthly electricity costs. Visit www.roseville.ca.us/audits to get started. |
We may also have rebates to help reduce your upgrade costs! Check it out at www.roseville.ca.us/bizrebates
|The Center for Digital Government (CDG) named the City of Roseville, California one of the top technologically progressive and innovative cities its size in the United States for 2013. This marks the third time in four years Roseville has finished as one of the top five highly ranked cities based on population in the CDG's annual Digital Cities Survey.|
|TELEFUNKEN Semiconductors International LLC, a company that includes TELEFUNKEN Semiconductors GmbH, completed the purchase of the Renesas Electronics plant (formerly NEC Electronics) on May 2, 2011. The plant is located on Foothills Blvd. just north of Pleasant Grove Blvd. Telefunken plans to invest up to $80 million to triple the capacity of the plant over the next three years.|
|Take advantage of Roseville’s sunny days, active lifestyles, and safe community. Offer outdoor dining this spring and summer and treat your customers to a new dining experience.|
|New businesses activity in Roseville includes a Tex-Mex restaurant, a cakery and a family owned and operated cheese producer. Other highlights include a plant testing facility, other relocation and building improvements and Roseville being voted as the "Most Business Friendly" city in the Sacramento region.|
|California has the most diverse population in the United States, and people with disabilities represent the single largest and most diverse minority, providing a major untapped source of qualified job candidates. PRIDE Industries has released “Ability Matters”, a free resource guide for businesses interested in learning more about employing qualified people with disabilities.|
|On January 19, the Roseville City Council directed staff to begin preparation of a new Economic Development Strategy. Development of the strategy will be a collaborative effort guided by the Economic Development Advisory Committee, with outreach to the business community, non-profits, residents and other business-serving organizations.|
|Google and the Small Business Administration have partnered to educate local businesses about how to succeed online. Each video describes how a small business owner successfully uses the internet to grow his or her business.|
|Producer, director, and Loomis resident Peter Oakes has premiered his latest film, “The Bill Collector”, shot entirely in Placer County and featuring locales like Roseville's West House Bar & Nightclub. Using both actors and crew from the Placer County area, the film is being released in association with Gold Creek Productions, based out of Grass Valley.|
|The Sacramento chapter of SCORE, counselors to America's small business, recently released their latest newsletter. SCORE works closely with the Small Business Administration, City, County and State Governments, Chambers of Commerce, and Financial Institutions to provide services that small businesses need to start and improve their operations.|
|The City of Roseville and Placer County Vital Assets Teams recently combined their efforts to present the “Small Business Procurement Expo” bringing government agencies and large corporations together with local small businesses.|
|“Using your financial statements means you run your business instead of it running you” was the main theme of the third in a series of workshops presented by the City of Roseville.|
|KAST Performing Arts Center, located at 106 N. Sunrise Ave. #C-6 in Roseville, brings you the dedication and great creative minds of Keith And Summer Turk, both professionally trained dancers with many years experience. KAST will provide classes that range from dancers that want to do performing arts recreationally all the way up to our most advanced/ video/competitive/working dancers.|
|The Culinary Arts Professional program at the Institute of Technology in Roseville has been recognized as "exemplary" by the American Culinary Federation.|