|Roseville schools are teaming up with the City of Roseville to participate in the annual Walk or Bike to School Day on Wednesday, October 7. Organized by the school's parent-teacher association and staff from the City of Roseville's Safe Routes to School program, the day is designed to encourage walking or biking to school in groups rather than driving. |
|Starting October 5, watering times for Roseville water customers will change to one-day-per-week (drip irrigation is excluded). |
In May, the City of Roseville increased its drought stage to comply with the Governor’s Executive Order and the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) aimed at reducing statewide water use for all California water agencies.
|Looking to start a business or grow your existing business? Come to the Roseville Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo - Strategies for Success in Today's Economy, Wednesday October 28 at the Maidu Community Center.|
|The spray ground in Vernon Street Town Square has closed for the season due to fluctuating weather and cooler temperatures. Check back in the spring for next year's hours.|
|The California Water Commission (CWC) is holding a public hearing on October 21 at 6 pm at the Sutter County Veteran’s Memorial Hall at 1425 Veteran’s Memorial Circle in Yuba City. The public is encouraged to participate as the CWC prepares to make important decisions related to additional surface water projects in California.|
Under Proposition 1, approved by voters in November 2014, there is $2.7 billion allocated in the bond that will be ultimately dispersed by the CWC beginning in late 2016. That funding can be used for water storage projects, including surface water projects.
|The City of Roseville Environmental Utilities is holding two community meetings in October to update customers on proposed changes to the water utility rate structure and proposed rate increase.|
|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 30, 2015. Youth Board Members and Commissioners must be a resident of the city and enrolled in high school during their one-year term. The term of office runs from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. No special experience is necessary. For more information about the specific boards and commissions go to http://www.roseville.ca.us/clerk/boards_n_commissions/default.asp or call 916-774-5266.|
|We are now accepting vendor for Family Fun Night in Vernon Street Town Square on Thursday, October 29. Family Fun Night is a free Halloween themed event attended by approximately 2000 people each year and co-hosted with Downtown Roseville Merchants. Vendor applications are due Friday, October 9. For more information about vendor applications or the event overall, visit the Family Fun Night webpage.|
|Oktoberfest is coming up on Saturday, October 24 and features unlimited tastings of local/regional breweries, live music, dancing and games. Early bird tickets are on sale now and include a $10 discount on the price of admission. Prices increase on Saturday, October 10. Oktoberfest benefits at-risk youth recreation programs. Breweries attending, entertainment scheduled and tickets are available Oktoberfest webpage.|
|The Roseville City Council meeting scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 7, 2015 has been canceled. The next City Council meeting will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 21, 2015. |
City Council meetings are held in the City Council Chambers at 311 Vernon Street in downtown Roseville. They are scheduled for the first and third Wednesday of each month and are open to the public.
City Council meetings can also be viewed live on Comcast channel 14 and Consolidated Communications (formerly SureWest) on channel 73. They are also streamed live on the city's website. Prior meetings can be viewed on demand as well.
Agendas for City Council meetings can be found here.
|Have you seen our new video highlighting the people, places, events and lifestyle of Roseville? This Is Our Roseville. Take a look.|
At their September 17 meeting, Roseville's City Council voted to enact a social host ordinance. The ordinance was introduced and approved by City Council at its first reading on September 2, reaffirmed at its second reading on September 17, and will go into effect on October 16. Social host ordinances allow law enforcement to cite the hosts of parties that include under-age drinking or the use of marijuana and other drugs by minors. Read on for more information about the new ordinance.
|Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia and Acting City Manager Rob Jensen spoke to a crowd of about 250 residents and business leaders at the 2015 State of the City Address, given September 16, 2015 at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville. |
Text and video of their remarks can be seen here.
|At their meeting September 2, the Roseville City Council approved the construction contract for a new city office building at 316 Vernon Street replacing the existing City Hall Annex building.|
The construction schedule is aggressive. The City has an agreement with Sierra College to lease a floor of the building to be ready for their semester classes beginning January 2017.
We expect to keep all streets open around the site during construction, with some short intermittent closures during the delivery of building materials.
|Roseville’s trail network travels through open space areas which are a habitat for wildlife. While rare, there is the possibility of encountering mountain lions and other wild animals. Recently there have been mountain lion sightings reported along the Miner's Ravine/False Ravine Trail in the Stoneridge area. While seeing a mountain lion in an open space area is not necessarily a cause for alarm, we want to remind everyone that mountain lions, coyotes and other potentially dangerous wildlife live in our open space areas, and to take some common sense precautions.|
|Roseville’s popular Fall Front Yard Leaf Pickup Program begins November 2, 2015 and concludes mid-January 2016, weather permitting. |
Our dual-strategy residential 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.
|Placer County residents will have multiple locations to safely discard expired and unwanted medication on October 10 between 9 a.m. and noon. This event aims to remove unnecessary prescription drugs to protect our environment, teens, young children and homes. |
|The Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award is a tribute to Sylvia Besana and her legacy of service. Sylvia was a Roseville native, educator, counselor and avid community leader. She spent the greater part of her life giving back to the community and making a difference through her continued commitment to serve. |
This annual award recognizes individuals in the Roseville community who display dedication through consistent commitment to community service, serve as role models by inspiring others to volunteer, and demonstrate leadership, excellence and integrity through volunteer service.
On August 25, 2015, Acting Roseville City Manager Rob Jenson appointed Dominick Casey as Assistant City Manager on a permanent basis, transitioning from the "acting" capacity that he had been serving in for the past several weeks.
Casey, the City's Parks, Recreation & Libraries Director since 2011, will be an instrumental part of the search for a new Parks, Recreation & Libraries director that will get underway immediately.
|Fitness in Vernon Street Town Square is back and it is free! Beginning Tuesday, September 1, we are hosting Tai Chi every Tuesday and Thursday morning (weather permitting). Classes do not require pre-registration and are open to anyone 16 years and older.|