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We Are Roseville - February 23, 2021

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February 23, 2021


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Give us your perspective about local government

To get a comprehensive and accurate picture of Roseville residents’ perspectives about local government, the City of Roseville is conducting the National Community Survey.

The National Community Survey is conducted in 500 cities in nearly every state in the country. Roseville is participating in order to benchmark and track satisfaction levels and priorities over time in our community.

In January, 3,000 randomly selected Roseville households were invited by mail to participate in the survey. 

Now all Roseville residents have the opportunity to participate in an online version of the survey here.

The results of the survey will be presented at the City Council Strategic Plan workshop in April and shared on the city’s website.


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COVID vaccination update in Placer County

To get the most up-to-date information about vaccine supply and appointments in Placer County, visit placer.ca.gov/vaccine

To be notified when large batches of new appointments become available, text PLACERVACCINE to the number 898211 to receive text alerts


COVID-19 elderly vaccinations

Paycheck Protection Program offers relief for the smallest of small businesses

On Wednesday, Feb. 24 the U.S. Small Business Administration is opening a 14-day Paycheck Protection Program loan application period exclusively for businesses with fewer than 20 employees.

Find out more here.

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Economic Development - Shop local

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Homeowners have expanded access to mortgage protection

Many homeowners now have more time to seek forbearance and avoid foreclosure as deadlines have been extended.

Learn about the protections available to you from the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau here.


city districts 2020

Help develop new City Council district boundaries - Application deadline coming up

A Roseville Independent Redistricting Commission made up entirely of community members is being formed to establish City Council district boundaries based on the 2020 Census.

The application deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, March 5.

More information and applications forms can be found here.


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Housing Choice Vouchers should be a part of every rental portfolio

Property owners, your participation in the federal Housing Choice Voucher program could mean guaranteed income for your rental property and a chance to help our nations’ veterans.

You can learn more about the program at a free, three-day virtual symposium hosted by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) March 2-4.

The symposium will provide information about HUD voucher assistance programs, including the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) programs.

Learn more and register here.


Intersection and digital traffic message sign construction

Two projects planned to improve vehicle, bike and pedestrian traffic

Construction started this week on Westbrook Boulevard and Payson/Octave Avenue intersection improvements as well as a new digital traffic message sign on westbound Pleasant Grove Boulevard between Roseville Parkway and Highway 65.

Learn more here.


Miner's Ravine Trail closure

Miner's Ravine Trail closure during Caltrans on-ramp construction

A portion of the Miner's Ravine Trail, between Harding Boulevard and Sculpture Park, will be intermittently closed from approximately Wednesday, March 3 through winter 2022.

Caltrans will be constructing a new wider Atlantic Street on-ramp to Interstate 80. Please use the bike and pedestrian detour shown, or choose an alternate route. 

For the latest information about how roadways may be affected, visit quickmap.dot.ca.gov or download the Caltrans QuickMap app.

Learn more about the project.


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Vacant downtown building scheduled for demolition, future development opportunity

The vacant City-owned building at 505 Royer Street is scheduled for demolition beginning on February 22. Previously the building was used by Placer County as a courthouse. This work will prepare the 1.17 acre site for future development to enhance Downtown Roseville.

Find our more


low water landscape

Free front yard landscape plans available

As you embark on a new front yard landscape or thinking of revamping your existing one, consider going water-wise. The benefits go beyond just saving water, too.

We have put together simple front yard landscape plans that will guide you on the right plants and how to arrange them so that the end result is a landscape that will ensure water savings, is attractive and functional.

Remember: we also have a rebate program that will pay you to exchange your grass for a landscape that uses less water. We will rebate customer $1.00 per square foot of turf grass removed and replaced with water efficient landscape up to $1000 per address.

Visit roseville.ca.us/savewater for more information.


summer jobs

Let's talk about SUMMER jobs (really)

Summer jobs are open now! Apply for Lifeguard and Swim Instructor Aide, Recreation Specialist or Recreation Aide.

View the Job Overview presentation and find out more at roseville.ca.us/funjobs


ballons

Keep your balloons happy; keep them away from power lines

Mylar balloons make birthdays extra festive (especially spending it at home), but they can also cause a power outage if the balloon gets away and tangled in power lines. Avoid a blackout at your party by properly tying down balloons.

When a metallic balloon touches a power line or floats into substation equipment, it can cause a surge of electricity that short circuits equipment and can lead to power outages, fires, and possible injuries.

For more tips visit roseville.ca.us/safety.


Electric bright ideas rebates

Here's a bright idea! Learn how to reduce your summer energy use in our free 30-minute webinar on Thursday, March 25. There are simple steps you can take to boost your home’s energy efficiency before temperatures start to rise.

Register here.


We Are Roseville mini murals

See the "We Are Roseville" themed mini murals on display in the Galleria

The murals were inspired by our We Are Roseville effort to bring the Roseville community together during 2020. The murals were painted over a weekend last fall in the Vernon Street Town Square. They will be on display at the Galleria through mid-April. The display is sponsored by the Arts Council of Placer County and Blue Line Arts.


Important COVID-19 links:

Reopen Placer

City of Roseville COVID-19 information

COVID-19 in California

Placer County COVID-19 information

California Department of Public Health

 
 

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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.
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