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Roseville City Council unanimously approves contract for new City Manager Rob Jensen
News ImageAt its August 19 meeting, the Roseville City Council unanimously approved a contract for Acting City Manager Rob Jensen to be Roseville's next City Manager. The effective date of the contract is January 1, 2016, after City Manager Ray Kerridge's retirement on December 31, 2015.

"Rob is an outstanding leader who has developed strong relationships with the city staff, the community and the Council”, said Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia. “He’s going to do an excellent job for the city. The entire City Council is looking forward to working with him.”


Oak Street Parking Facility Project Workshop and consideration of new city office building at 316 Vernon
A public workshop for the pending Oak Street Parking Facility Project will be held in the Council Chambers, 311 Vernon Street, 5 - 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 2.

In addition, during that evening's regular 7:00 p.m. Council meeting, the City Council will take action regarding the construction contract for the proposed 4-story City office building at 316 Vernon Street.

Roseville’s groundwater wells receive project of the year award
News ImageJust over a week ago, the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Sacramento Chapter gave the Project of the Year award for EU’s Aquifer Storage and Recovery Wells at Hayden Parkway and Blue Oaks in the western portion of the city.

This project, completed earlier this year, is part of the city’s long term strategy to bolster water supply reliability while also protecting groundwater resources.

Fall Recreation Guide Available Now
News ImageFind the perfect fall activities and events for you and your family in the latest Recreation Guide. Check out the variety of classes from fitness to safety training to arts and much more. Plus lots of great events including family-friendly options like Friday Flicks and Family Fest to things just for adults including Wednesdays On Tap and Oktoberfest. Download the guide today.

I-80 / SR 65 Interchange Improvements Project: Draft Environmental Documents Now Available & Public Hearing
News ImageCaltrans, in cooperation with the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment for the Interstate 80 / Highway 65 Interchange Improvements Project. A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 26 to obtain input on the environmental document.

Join the Maidu Museum Volunteer Team
News ImageHave 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. Fall 2015 Training starts September 8.

Rehabilitation for Washington Boulevard between Oak and Elefa Streets
News ImageRoseville will be rehabilitating Washington Boulevard from Oak Street to Elefa Street to improve the quality of the roadway. Streets will be open to vehicle traffic. However, there will be temporary lane closures while work is underway, which may result in traffic delays. Construction is scheduled July through September.

Paramedic Bike Team Gets a New Set of Wheels
News ImageThe Fire Department is always looking for new ways to better serve the growing community. In 2000, we started a team of paramedics that would ride bicycles on patrol.

Your Trusted Solar Advisor
News ImageRenewable energy is a hot topic these days, particularly energy derived from solar. With this industry developing so rapidly and the increase of information, many people are confused about what is realistically obtainable and what their options are with putting a solar installation on their home or business.

Roseville customers cut water use nearly 40 percent in June
News ImageWater use reduction numbers for June are in and Roseville customers continue to their part by saving 39.12 over 2013 numbers.

City Manager Ray Kerridge announces his retirement effective December 31, 2015
July 8, 2015---City Manager Ray Kerridge announced his retirement today, effective December 31, 2015. “I had been contemplating retirement for some time, but my recent car accident and the uncertainty over how long my rehabilitation will take have accelerated this decision. Consequently, I want to give the Council as much notice as possible of this impending transition,” he said.

Assistant City Manager Rob Jensen has been serving as Acting City Manager since the car accident last month, and Jensen will continue serving in that role.

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!

Construction underway at Lincoln Street and Linda Drive on bike trail segment and grading future fire station site
News ImageConstruction began June 1 on grading the future site for a relocated Fire Station No. 1 at Lincoln Street and Linda Drive, and a segment of the Miner's Ravine Trail under the Lincoln Street bridge. Consistent with the Downtown Specific Plan, the project includes converting Linda Drive to a one-way street adjacent to the future fire station. During construction, the narrowing of Linda Drive will extend from Jefferson Street to Lincoln Street. Construction on the project is expected through December 2015.

Call to save more water for Roseville customers

The City of Roseville announced additional water-use restrictions for Roseville water customers in light of Governor Brown’s Executive Order and the May 6 State Water Resources Control Board’s drought emergency action requiring increased statewide water-use reductions.

To meet the 25 percent statewide water reduction goal, City of Roseville customers are required to reduce water consumption by 28 percent over 2013, an 8 percent decrease from last year. This will require the implementation of more stringent drought provisions.

For residential customers, the most noticeable change includes watering day restrictions for outdoor irrigation. Watering days for residential turf will be limited to two days per week, Monday and Friday only, before 10 a.m. and after 8 p.m. Commercial customers will have watering days limited to Monday and Thursday.



City of Roseville and Placer Valley Tourism Advance Plans on Multi-Use Sports Complex
News ImageThe City of Roseville and Placer Valley Tourism are moving forward on plans to build a regional park with eight to 12 multi-use fields to strengthen Placer County’s draw as a major sports and recreation destination.

The Regional Sports Complex, located along the western edge of the Roseville city limits, will serve youth and amateur soccer, lacrosse, football, rugby and various other long field-specific sports teams.

Free Wi-Fi in Vernon Street Town Square
News ImageIn time for event season, visitors to the area around the Vernon Street Town Square in Downtown Roseville will now be able to connect to the internet via a free wireless network thanks to a partnership between the City of Roseville and Consolidated Communications. The free Wi-Fi service is available along Vernon Street between Taylor Street and Lincoln Street.

The Vernon Street Town Square has attracted more than 100,000 visitors since it opened in August 2013, hosting a variety of events including concerts, festivals, farmers markets, wine tastings, yoga classes and children's story time.

Pioneering Cardiac Care Program Launches in Roseville
News ImageThe City of Roseville Fire Department is pioneering a new way to improve the survival rates of cardiac patients. In partnership with Kaiser Permanent Roseville and Sutter Roseville Medical Center, Roseville Fire has moved to the next frontier of timely medical treatment.

A quick update: Roseville’s water supply
News ImageRoseville’s drinking water comes from surface water supplies from Folsom Lake. The Federal Bureau of Reclamation, as part of the Central Valley Project, manages this facility. Every year, the Bureau announces an annual water allocation that describes the amount of water Roseville will receive. Last year, we received 50 percent of normal. This year, the Bureau said that the initial allocation is 25 percent of normal, based on precipitation, snow pack and other factors currently.


University of Warwick announces major presence in Placer County
News ImageThe University of Warwick, a leading research university in the United Kingdom, announced February 12, 2015 that it will move forward with plans to establish a major presence in California, which ultimately would include a campus in Placer County that could accommodate up to 6,000 students.

"The significance of The University of Warwick's intention to move ahead with a campus in Placer County can’t be overemphasized. Warwick’s presence is pivotal to the realization of the innovation corridor of higher education in Placer County, and its international reputation will raise the profile of our region on a much broader scale," Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia said.


Roseville City Council appoints Bob Schmitt as new City Attorney
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At its February 4 meeting, the Roseville City Council named Bob Schmitt as the new City Attorney effective February 21, 2015. Schmitt, who has served as Assistant City Attorney since 2007, will replace Brita Bayless, who is retiring after 13 years of city employment including more than 8 years as City Attorney.


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