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|Roseville is making a pitch to bring a second Amazon headquarters and its 50,000 jobs here. |
At a special meeting October 10, the Roseville City Council approved participation in a regional proposal organized by the Greater Sacramento Economic Council.
The Council also approved a concept to provide land incentives at two different sites in Roseville as part of the proposal.
|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.
|The Roseville City Council on Wednesday March 15, 2017 approved the sale of Fire Station 1 in Downtown Roseville to be converted into the home of a graduate school campus for the University of Warwick, one of the top universities in the United Kingdom.|
For the University of Warwick, a world-renowned research institution, the 42,000 square foot building at 401 Oak Street provides its first location in the United States and will complement its plan to build an undergraduate campus on 600 acres west of Roseville in Placer County.
For Roseville, the downtown graduate school fulfills the City's vision of creating a more vibrant city center and increasing the number of higher education institutions within the city and region.
|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.
|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.
|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
|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.|