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WFFNA March 2013 Newsletter

March 2013

Proposed changes to the Roseville Energy Park Liquid (waste) Management System

RCONA will host a public presentation:

March 21 - 7 PM -- Riley Meeting Rooms at Mahany Park

Concerns have been raised over:

- Long Range Effects -- how millions of gallons of contaminated water and minerals could just endlessly be dumped below the surface

- Potential fracking -- concerns over the injection process known as “fracking” and numerous claims of related earthquakes experienced even after the reported process had been stopped

- Safety Measures -- concerns were asked about the safety of the injection wells themselves and what safety measures would detect leaks into the fresh water aquifer

- Alternatives to this Plan -- question about other alternatives that were considered or possibly should re-considered.

The WFFNA Board encourages you to follow the proposed project, especially since this is right where you live. We have provided a few websites for your review here, but please let us know of any others which help express your thoughts or concerns with your responses to us.

If you have any concerns over this project we strongly urge you to attend this meeting and ask your questions.

Read more here...

SPA3 Proposed Density Changes to the WRSP Plan

Public Meeting

April 10th - 7 PM - Chilton Middle School - Multi-Purpose Room

Signature Properties and City of Roseville Planning Department will give a brief overview of the project and answer questions.

Background:

In November 2009 Signature Properties submitted an application to amend the West Roseville Specific Plan (WRSP) to add 1,905 residential units and 6.2 acres of commercial land within the Fiddyment Ranch portion of the WRSP.

In December 2011, the applicant provided a written request to staff to discontinue processing the application due to financial issues associated with the ownership/partnership for the property/project. The application was ultimately withdrawn in October 2012.

The new property ownership group, ATC Realty One, LLC, is now ready to resubmit an application to complete the Specific Plan Amendment, with one modification. The quantity of additional residential units requested will be reduced by 245 units from 1,905 to 1,660. With the exception of this modification, the new project description, acreages, and entitlements will be identical to the project submitted in 2009.

The funding for the SPA3 SEIR (Subsequent Environmental Impact Report) work was approved by the Roseville City Council on January 16th, 2013.

We strongly urge anyone with concerns over this project to attend this meeting and ask your questions.

Read more here...

Meet the Easter Bunny

Meet the Easter Bunny and receive a treat; Bring your camera

Brought to you by WESTPARK-FIDDYMENT FARM NEIGH-BORHOOD ASSOCIATION (WFFNA)

A member of Roseville Coalition of Neighborhood Associations

SAT., MARCH 30, 2013

10:00-10:30 AM — Harrigan Greens Park

4051 Parkland Way

10:45-11:15 AM — Norm Fratis Park

2400 Corin Drive

11:45 AM-12:30 PM — Festersen Park

2150 Village Green Drive

Read more here...

Please help our quest to build our local school libraries

Those of you who have been to our school libraries have seen the mostly empty bookshelves. Used book sales at the city libraries can provide children's books in library quality (hard backed and in good condition) for 25 cents each. Assistants are usually on-site to point you to the school age section where you can find thousands of books to select from. You may deliver your donated books to the Chilton Middle School librarian who has offered to go through the books and see that they get to the appropriate school--Junction or our new Fiddyment school for elementary level books, or kept for Chilton for middle school level books.

A special sale is currently available at the Martha Riley Library at Mahany--2 books for 25 cents until the end of March. The next regular book sale will be at the Downtown Library April 19 and 20.

Reminder

Rattlesnakes do habitat our surrounding 'nature' and undeveloped areas. Please keep children and pets out of the areas.

WFFNA Monthly Meetings

are usually held the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM. During this school year, we will meet at Chilton Middle School.

The public is always invited and may view the agenda the Sunday before each meeting on the WFFNA website. An assigned Roseville Police Officer tries to be present at the beginning of each meeting (subject to duty calls) to respond to any questions you might have.

If you have any comments or would like to have any matters placed on the agenda, please contact us here. This is your association, and we appreciate your input and participation.

Police Encourage You to Stay-Connected

If you are not already receiving police and crime updates from the Roseville Police Department, here’s how to sign up:

1. Go to the City of Roseville’s website: www.roseville.ca.us/enotify

2. Click on “new subscription”

3. Check “Public Safety and neighborhood News,” and any other City publications you’re interested in. Fill out the information with your name, email address and any password you want, and hit “submit”.

4. You’ll automatically receive bulletins in your email at least once a week for as long as you want to subscribe.

Mark Your Calendars:

March 20 -- Chilton Fundraiser-- 4 to 9 PM at Kazoku's Teriyaki & More, 5005 Foothills Blvd

March 21 -- Public Meeting -- Roseville Energy Park Liquid Management System, 7 PM - Riley Meeting Rooms at Mahany Park

March 30 -- WFFNA Meet the Easter Bunny -- 10:00-10:30 AM — Harrigan Greens Park, 10:45-11:15 AM — Norm Fratis Park, 11:45 AM-12:30 PM — Festersen Park

April 10 -- Public Meeting -- SPA3 Proposed Density Changes to the WRSP Plan

May 18 -- WFFNA Annual Garage Sale -- details to be announced early April

Share the News...

Please do not assume your neighbors are receiving these important neighborhood updates. Please 'Print a copy' to take to a neighbor and/or forward via email to help assure all WFFNA neighbors are informed and alerted of these important neighborhood activities. Your support in the safety and quality of our neighborhood is greatly appreciated!

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About Us

The Fiddyment Farm Neighborhood Association is NOT an HOA and there are no fees or dues. We are here to:
•    To provide an open forum through which all members of the neighborhoods can participate in the identity, social culture, growth, development, and activities of the neighborhoods.
•    To identify and communicate the issues and concerns of the Association members to the Roseville Coalition of Neighborhood Associations, the City of Roseville, and other appropriate entities.
•    To keep all members of the neighborhoods informed regarding issues vital, or of interest, to the well-being of the neighborhoods.
•    To encourage and facilitate communication and cohesiveness among all the people of the neighborhoods. To act in cooperation with government and non-government agencies to preserve and improve peace, safety and property values in the neighborhoods.

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