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The signs of fall are here. A sign to reduce water use.
News ImageCrisp air, chilly mornings, shorter days and morning dew – these are the telltale signs that the fall season has arrived and means that you should examine your water needs for your lawn and garden.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month
News ImageThe 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.


Apply now for Roseville Citizen's Police Academy
News ImageWant an inside look at how your local law enforcement agency operates? The Roseville Police Department is now accepting applications from Roseville community members for our bi-annual Citizen's Police Awareness Academy. The next session will be held Monday through Thursday March 16 - 19 & 23 - 26, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Roseville Police Department.

Town Square Spray Ground closing November 1
News ImageThe Vernon Street Town Square spray ground closes for the season on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Currently, the spray ground operates noon - 7 p.m. daily.

Circular Traffic Flow at Oak & Washington
News Image 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.



Cost-Effectively Maintaining Our Roads
Roseville has 438 miles of roadways to maintain, worth more than $ 1 billion. It is an extremely valuable city resource. The most cost effective way to keep our roads in the best possible condition may not be what you think.

Watch this short video and find out how we save millions of dollars through preventative road maintenance.

City Seeks Youth Commissioners
The City of Roseville is currently recruiting high school students interested in serving as a youth representative on the City’s Library Board, Parks & Recreation Commission, Roseville Grants Advisory Commission, or the Transportation Commission. Applications are due to the City Clerk’s Office by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, October 31, 2014.

Roadway paving for Washington Blvd. and Taylor Rd. areas
News ImageWashington 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.

Roseville City Council votes to support the 2014 Water Bond (Prop 1)
News ImageThe Roseville City Council, at its September 17 meeting, voted unanimously to adopt a support resolution for Proposition 1, a statewide water bond headed to the November 4 ballot for consideration by California’s voters.

Roseville Housing Authority celebrates 40 years of providing safe, affordable housing in Roseville and Rocklin
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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.



Fall Front Yard Leaf Pickup Program begins November 3
News ImageRoseville’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.


Notice of Residential Garbage and Green Waste Collection Day Change effective January 5, 2015
News ImageStarting January 5, 2015 many residents and a few businesses will have new trash pickup days. This change is necessary to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Prior to the start of your new collection day, staff will provide several methods of communication including a door hanger at your home that will specify your new pickup day and green waste schedule.

Parks Doing Our Part During Drought
In 2007 the State of California's mandated reducing water usage by 20% before the year 2020. We have already met that goal. Now with the City's declaration of Drought Stage 2, which requires 20% reduction for households and a 30% reduction in irrigation for businesses, we continue to look for ways to be more efficient with our water resources in addition to the reductions that have already been achieved.

Roseville wins multiple awards for outstanding service
The City of Roseville and members of our city staff have been the recipients of several awards recently for outstanding programs and services.

City wins accounting and financial reporting award for 14th consecutive year
The City of Roseville has been recognized for excellence in governmental accounting and financial reporting by national governmental budgeting experts for the 14th consecutive year.

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded Roseville the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the city's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

According to the GFOA, "the Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by the city and its management."

It's Crunch Time. Take 15 minutes to save water.
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It's crunch time!

Hot weather is here and will be here for several more weeks. This normally means increased water usage outside to keep landscapes looking good. But this is certainly not a normal year. We are in the grips of a record-breaking, multi-year drought. Folsom Lake levels are dropping.

You can reduce your outdoor water use significantly in 15 short minutes.



Leadership Roseville applications due 7/25
Sponsored by the Roseville Chamber of Commerce, the Leadership Roseville program is designed to educate and develop effective community leaders who will help create a spirit of cooperation for the resolution of future community challenges. Application deadline is July 25th for annual program that begins in September. For more information, visit the Roseville Chamber of Commerce Leadership page

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Roseville named a Train Town USA, given rotary snow plow by Union Pacific
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Roseville has been awarded membership in Union Pacific's Train Town USA Registry and presented with Union Pacific's rotary snow plow SPMW 7221. This historic railroad snow removal plow will be on permanent display on Atlantic Street just outside Union Pacific's J.R. Davis Yard in Roseville.

"We are proud to recognize Roseville as we celebrate our growing up together," said Liisa Stark, Union Pacific's director, Public Affairs for Northern California and Nevada.

"The railroad has played an integral role in our history and our growth," said Roseville Mayor Susan Rohan. "Union Pacific continues to be an important part of our community and one of our largest employers. Even as Roseville grows and changes, our roots will always remain with the railroad."



City of Roseville 2015 Adopted Budget Document Now Available
News ImageThe City's Finance Department, Budget Division, produces the budget document that is approved annually by the City Council. This document allocates available resources to meet the direction of the City's mission, vision and values and the community’s priorities. The budget balances the planned expenditures with the projected revenues.

City of Roseville 2015 Adopted Budget Document:
FY2015 Adopted Budget [PDF: 11.2 MB]

Temporary rate adjustment needed due to drought
Due to increasing costs of securing our water supply and decreasing revenues due to lower water use, the City of Roseville is implementing a temporary 15% rate adjustment in the form of a drought surcharge to be included on water billings as of June 15, 2014.

This adjustment will be applied only to customer's water usage. The cost to the average residential water customer will be about $2.

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