|Temperatures are expected to hit triple digits this week! We encourage residents to follow these tips to stay safe during this warm weather and offer ways to cool off during the week, including our Downtown Library that will have extended hours through Friday. |
|The Fourth of July is just around the corner and the sale and use of the Safe and Sane fireworks will begin soon. As a reminder, the legal time of sale for these fireworks is between 12 noon and 10:00 p.m. on June 28 and 9:00 a.m.to 10:00 p.m. on June 29 through July 4. The legal time for discharge of Safe and Sane fireworks is from noon on June 28 through 11:59 p.m. on July 4|
|Over the next several months, we will be developing a new City website - and we'd like your help. What do you like about our current site? What needs updating? What information do you look for? Taking this short survey will help us make a site which is better and easier for you.|
Please take the short survey here.
|Road resurfacing around Roseville is scheduled to begin in late June, with completion anticipated by the end of December. Much of the work will be done at night. By completing resurfacing and pavement projects annually, Roseville's streets are preserved and maintained at the lowest possible cost. Roads are prioritized based on their pavement quality, age and amount of traffic.|
|At its June 15th meeting, the Roseville City Council approved a $493.8 million balanced budget for fiscal year 2016-2017, which begins July 1, 2016. |
The size of the budget reflects the full range of municipal services our city provides. Roseville is a full-service city, which means the city operates its own electric, water and refuse utilities, parks, libraries and public safety departments.
|At its June 1 meeting, the Roseville City Council approved the award of more than $400,000 in grants to 52 non-profit organizations serving the residents of Roseville. |
This is the 23rd year that the City has awarded grants from the Citizens Benefit Fund (CBF) with funds generated from interest earned on the invested proceeds from the sale of the former Roseville Community Hospital. Since 1993, the City of Roseville has awarded $14.9 million to local non-profit agencies.
|Have 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. Summer 2016 Training starts August 2.|
|The Vernon Street Town Square Spray Ground reopens on weekends beginning May 7. Daily hours begin on Memorial Day. Enjoy another summer of fun in the spray ground!|
|Some Placer residents can soon look forward to lower flood insurance premiums now that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued new draft flood maps for the county. But in a number of areas, including some mapped for the first time, flood risk has increased and may change flood insurance requirements and costs for some property owners.|
|Performing Arts of Roseville has brought "Music in the Park" to Roseville for over 24 years. Conveniently located in Royer Park, bring a picnic for a great Sunday night of entertainment. Free.|
|The City of Roseville has begun work to improve sight distance on Roseville Road by widening and straightening the ‘S’ curve in the roadway. New bike lanes, sidewalks and street lighting will be added, while utilities will be moved underground. The work zone will extend from Cirby Way south to the city limits.|
|Roseville's Parks, already a large user of recycled water in Roseville – has added one of its largest parks to the recycled water system. Completed just in time for this year’s irrigation season, Mahany Park, located at the corner of Woodcreek Oaks and Pleasant Grove Boulevard, will save about 29 million gallons annually of potable water with this change. |
|Just a couple of weeks ago, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) took action easing statewide water conservation rules that have been in place for more than a year because of the drought. |
Acknowledging that water conditions in many parts of the state have improved, the State Water Board voted to eliminate the statewide 25 percent water savings approach and, in its place, are new rules that give water agencies like Roseville local control over conservation.
|The City of Roseville has partnered with California Affordable Housing Agency and Applied Residential Inc. to expand access to homeownership through the Trio Lease-To-Own Option Program. |
This program provides a pathway to homeownership that is targeted to families that would like to purchase a home but are not quite ready to buy for a number of reasons.
|At its April 20, 2016 meeting, the Roseville City Council approved issuing a Request for Proposals for the development of a hotel and conference center along Highway 65 near the Westfield Galleria at Roseville.|
"A hotel and conference remains an important amenity for the city and the region," said Mayor Carol Garcia. “While the City has no desire to own or operate a hotel or conference center, the City plays a key role in ensuring the construction of such an amenity becomes a reality.”
|Caltrans is alerting motorists about a paving project beginning on Monday, April 25 that will impact motorists along the Highway 65 corridor between Roseville and Lincoln. |
The $7 million paving overlay project will take place during nighttime hours and will require the closure of one of the two lanes of the highway. Ramps connecting to and from Highway 65 will also be impacted during those hours. All lanes and ramps will be open during non-construction times.
|It will be a busy couple years for city building projects in Downtown Roseville. All of the projects are part of the Downtown Specific Plan designed through a community visioning process in 2009. The highly popular Vernon Street Town Square and roundabout at Washington Boulevard and Oak Street are examples of projects already completed in accordance with the plan.|
Current projects include an office building at 316 Vernon Street, the Oak Street Parking facility, a new downtown Fire Station, three pedestrian bridges and bike trail connections through downtown.
|Work began April 4 to replace the Industrial Avenue bridge over Pleasant Grove Creek. It’s located south of Justice Center Drive and north of Blue Oaks Boulevard. Construction is anticipated to last through winter 2016/17. During construction the bridge will remain open to traffic in both directions.|
|At its March 16th meeting, the Roseville City Council, like many cities throughout California have done in recent months, voted to enact some minor changes in the way the city regulates medical marijuana. Recent changes to state law necessitated that the city make these changes to be consistent with state law and to clarify city-specific regulations. |
The regulations do not significantly change the existing structure and enforcement of the City's medical marijuana and marijuana-cultivation regulations. The City continues to ban commercial aspects of medical-marijuana use such as dispensaries, processing facilities, testing laboratories, and delivery in the City of Roseville.
The City will continue to allow limited indoor cultivation by authorized individuals for personal use. The City has not changed its overall position with regard to medical marijuana use within Roseville.
|Work is underway right now to develop a project that would one day help power one of Environmental Utilities’ (EU) wastewater treatment plants or provide fleet vehicle fuel using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). |