|A Roseville school district recently completed a project that is expected to save a lot of water. Most recently, staff replaced thousands of square feet of turf at the Roseville Joint Union Unified High school District offices on Cirby Way, thanks in part to the City’s Cash for Grass Program. |
|The continued drought statewide is causing Roseville to buckle down water use for another year. Last year, our customers achieved a 19.4 percent reduction. We appreciate those efforts and hope our customers continue the trend.|
|Roseville Electric Utility regularly looks for ways to safely improve operational efficiency and reduce costs, while maintaining our high services levels. Over five years ago, we initiated an evaluation of options to improve operational performance and reduce maintenance costs associated with management of wastewater at the Roseville Energy Park (REP). |
After studying more than a dozen different options, the utility pursued an option that increased efficiency and reduced costs by using deep well injection technology. After further evaluation and study, we've determined that operational improvements and enhancements that use deep well injection technology as an alternative to the current system being used at the REP, is no longer an economically viable option.
|Placer County residents are encouraged to drop off unused and expired medications at a free the Medication Take-back Day on April 18. The event takes place between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. at 10 western Placer locations. For details and locations, download the flyer.|
|At its March 18 meeting, the Roseville City Council approved the conversion of the Roseville City Jail to an arrestee processing center when phase 2 of the South Placer County jail at the Santucci Justice Facility opens. |
The South Placer County jail is just four miles from the city's facility, and is expected to open for bookings within the next year.
|The State Water Resources Control Board yesterday approved a proposal to expand water use regulations for the State of California. This move would be in addition to an action taken last July, which restricts outdoor water use and authorizes penalties for water waste. What does this mean for Roseville?|
|In 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.
|Small drips in your home can quickly add up to many gallons lost. A dripping faucet can waste 15 to 20 gallons a day. A steady leak – from a hole only 1/16th inch in size – can add up to more than 1,000 gallons of water wasted each day.|
|The Roseville Police Department is accepting applications from qualified towing companies to be listed on the department's rotation tow list. The application period begins March 13 and closes April 17, 2015. Applications received after April 17 will not be considered.|
Qualified applicants will be placed on the department's rotation towing list for two years. If more than ten (10) qualified applications are received, then ten will be selected by a public lottery.
|Celebrate and experience California Indian culture during Yomen: A Spring Celebration 10am-2pm on Saturday, April 25. Come to the Maidu Museum's biggest event of the year and bring the entire family for FREE. See tribal dancers, basket weavers, pound acorns, make an pine nut beaded bracelet, shop at the craft fair and taste Indian tacos.|
At their March 17 Board meeting, the State Water Resources Control Board will consider a proposed Resolution amending and readopting drought emergency regulations.
|Come to the Vernon Street Town Square on April 11 for the unveiling of the Roseville Public Library's new Mobile Library. Enjoy some children's crafts, photo opportunities with the Mobile Library, storytime, and more! |
|The 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.|
|Roseville’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. |
|Between January and April, Roseville residents are encouraged to reuse a commonly discarded item in their home – cardboard tubes from used paper towel and toilet paper rolls. These will be used to craft flowers that will be displayed in locations throughout Roseville before being brought together as a Community Art Garden at the Celebrate the Earth Festival in April.|
|The 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.
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.
|Maintaining a clean, safe and beautiful environment for all our citizens is the goal of the municipal, zoning and building codes adopted by the City Council. |
We rely on our citizens to help by notifying us of problems and concerns in the city, such as graffiti, unkempt or dangerous buildings or property, and illegally dumped garbage.
This can be done in multiple ways. Most issues are remedied quickly without need for punitive measures.
|Today, City Manager Ray Kerridge welcomed Richard Plecker as the City of Roseville Environmental Utilities Director. |
|Three pedestrians have been killed while crossing the street in the city since the beginning of this year. Even when walking on sidewalks along well illuminated roads or crossing the street using a crosswalk, pedestrians need to take extreme care when crossing the road especially those with heavy traffic and multiple lanes.|
These tips can help you safely cross the street.