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|The Department of Homeland Security has declared October National Cyber Security Awareness Month to increase the understanding of cyber security practices and the role that each of us plays in keeping cyberspace safe and secure. |
Some of the biggest threats to our cyber security do not rely on complex and high-tech viruses, but instead take advantage of our human nature. These threats can be disguised as emails or fake social network links that require us to give them our personal information and passwords.
|The Antelope Creek Trail will be temporarily closed from Antelope Creek Drive to Galleria Boulevard beginning early evening on Friday, October 31 until Monday morning November 3 due to a Maya Archers special event. The trail portion from Antelope Creek Drive to Springview Drive in Rocklin will remain open.|
| Oak Street Improvement Project Update: Traffic through the construction zone at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Oak Street is now following a circular flow without traffic signals as part of the next phase of work on the Oak Street Improvement Project.|
Delays and backups through the unfinished roundabout area may occur due to other work being done as part of this project. These construction delays and backups are not representative of the improved traffic flow that will occur through the roundabout once the entire project is completed. The pedestrian crossings in this area are not completed at this point as well.
|Washington Blvd. from Kaseberg Dr. to Roseville Pkwy., as well as Taylor Rd. from the I-80 over-crossing to the city limits is being rehabilitated. The work includes repairing pavement and overlaying new asphalt, new road striping, and minor traffic signal work. The new striping configuration on Taylor Road will include the addition of bike lanes.|
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’s popular Fall Front Yard Leaf Pickup Program begins November 3, 2014 and concludes mid-January 2015, weather permitting. |
The 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 City of Roseville is now partnering with Public Purchase for posting, notifying and awarding of all formal requests for quotes (RFQs) and request for proposals (RFPs). This free e-Procurement service provides a single location to view all open requests for quotation and award information for previous RFQs, RFPs, and RFIs issued through the Public Purchase website.|
|The Roseville Police Department is offering a new telephone reassurance program for disabled or housebound senior residents. Police volunteers will call residents enrolled in this free, voluntary program at a pre-arranged day and time each week to check on their well-being.|
|Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its issuer credit rating on the City of Roseville one notch to 'AA+' from 'AA' in its latest review published April 1. The upgrade is based on Rosevilles strong economy, strong budget flexibility and strong budget management according to Standard & Poor's. |
This credit rating upgrade has the potential to save the City hundreds of thousands of dollars with future bond issuances. The debt service savings to the City on the issuance of $35 million in bonds would be $500,000.
|Due to persistent drought conditions, the City of Roseville has announced mandatory water use restrictions of 20 percent for its residential and commercial water customers effective immediately. |
The water use reductions also require commercial water customers to reduce their outdoor irrigation by 30 percent, bans the washing of cars without a water nozzle or without going to a commercial car wash, prohibits washing of hardscape surfaces unless for health and safety purposes, and prohibits water waste.
“Although our recent storms were welcome, we are still in a drought and the coming months may prove to be challenging with the record low precipitation and snow pack that we have received,” said Ed Kriz, Environmental Utilities Director.
|Clarkson University officials will be in the Placer County region this week to introduce area professionals to new graduate programs options and to advance an emerging technology education partnership with Sierra College undergraduates. |
"We see Clarkson’s partnership with Sierra College in offering high caliber programs that are in high demand right here in our region as another success for Roseville’s Higher Education Task Force efforts,” said Roseville City Councilmember Dr. Tim Herman, chair of the task force.
|Watch the water supply update presentation from the January 8, 2014 City Council meeting by Environmental Utilities Director Ed Kriz.|
|The City of Roseville is calling for a voluntary 20 percent reduction in water use by its residents and businesses. The call for the voluntary water use reduction comes during an unprecedented period of dry conditions that have significantly depleted the water available from Folsom Reservoir, Roseville's main water supply. |
To help with the voluntary 20 percent water use reduction, the City of Roseville is offering these water efficiency tips:
1. Residents and businesses should monitor water use on their utility bill. An easy way to do this is to sign up for the city’s Water Insight online program at www.roseville.waterinsight.com.
2. Reduce irrigation – shut off outdoor irrigation and only water if landscape becomes stressed.
|Applications are now available online for the Citizen's Benefit Fund and REACH grants. Those interested in applying for these grants should watch the video of the informational and training meeting held on January 14, 2014 in the City Council Chambers. This video can be accessed from the Grants homepage or COR-TV Video Streaming Center. |
The estimated total funding available for the 2014/2015 funding cycle is $237,900. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.
|Roseville Safe Routes to School is looking for passionate people to volunteer. Become a Bike / Walk Ambassador or Crossing Guard and help make our neighborhoods more bicycle and pedestrian friendly!|
|Make an important contribution by giving people more freedom by teaching them how to use the local public transportation network. Trained Transit Ambassadors offer assurance, experience, information, and a friendly face to new passengers.|
|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.|
|The City of Roseville along with Sierra College, California State University Sacramento, University of the Pacific, Brandman University, and William Jessup University signed a memorandum of understanding November 6, 2013 to work toward establishing a University Center for higher education in Roseville.|