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We Are Roseville - July 28, 2020


July 28, 2020

COVID-19 weekly update

Placer County Public Health's weekly COVID-19 update

This week Placer County Department of Public Health answer questions about the refreshed COVID-19 data dashboard and some key changes to data reporting it reflects.

Read the update here.


California Dept of Food and Agriculture: Do not open unsolicited seeds from China

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has recently become aware of a number of reports regarding unsolicited seeds from China being received by homeowners throughout the country, including Placer County.

Residents are not to open any unsolicited seed packets received and contact the Placer County Agriculture/Weights and Measures Department at placerag@placer.ca.gov or 530-889-7372.

Seed packets should not be opened, shipped, or disposed of by residents in order to prevent potential dispersal of invasive species and/or quarantine pests. Unopened seed packets should be held by the resident or county official until further instructions are provided.


Face coverings COVID-19

Your grandma. Your father. Your best friend's daughter. We all have people in our lives who might be more vulnerable to severe illness from COVID-19. When we put on a face covering in public settings, it's for their protection. Got it covered?



Negative COVID test

Negative COVID-19 test not needed to return to work

A note to employers from Placer County Public Health: A person with COVID-19 does not need to be retested after their initial positive test. Instead, following guidelines from the CDC, someone with COVID-19 can return to work using criteria based on time and symptoms. This will help keep testing available for those who need it most.

Read more about this.


Wear a mask, fill out census

Voter button, Vote, Election,

Find out what's on the ballot this November

In this November's election, City of Roseville voters will elect three City Council members in Districts 1, 3, and 5 and vote on a series of city charter amendments.

In which district do you live? Find out here. 

To run for the Council seats, applicants must file election paperwork obtained from the Roseville City Clerk by August 7, 2020. If an incumbent does not seek re-election, the filing period will be extended to August 12, 2020.  Call 916-774-5200 to receive the required paperwork.

This year’s ballot will contain several amendments to the City’s charter, which is essentially our City’s constitution.Voters will decide on charter-related measures including spending authority, redistricting commission, selection of a mayor, and water supply.

Information on the measures, including an impartial analysis, can be found here.


Diamond Oaks Park

Park Amenities Update

Before you head out to the park or our other recreational amenities, we encourage you to get the latest information. Be sure to bring your hand sanitizer, some water and remember to use at least 6 feet of physical distancing.

We continue to provide customer service 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday at 916-772-PLAY (916-772-7529) or parksandrec@roseville.ca.us.

Get the latest information here.


Dollar bills, Money, Currency

Paycheck Protection Program extended

The filing deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been extended to August 8.

Find out more


Additional unemployment insurance benefits now available

Up to 20 additional weeks of unemployment insurance benefits are now available to longer term unemployed workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. California employers will also receive some unemployment tax relief.

Learn more here.


Main Street Lending Program to provide greater credit access for nonprofits

The Federal Reserve Board recently modified the Main Street Lending Program to provide greater access to credit for nonprofit organizations such as educational institutions, hospitals, and social service organizations. 

Find out more.


We are Roseville summer

garbage truck

How many types of garbage trucks do we use?

Find out all about garbage trucks in our last Big Trucks Summer video which will premiere at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29. Visit our web page for videos about our utility trucks as well as games and activities you can do with your family. Join the Big Trucks Summer fun online!

Watch here.


Reopen Energy Smart

As your community-owned utility, Roseville Electric is here to support businesses as we reopen Roseville, together

Learn more about exciting new energy-efficiency rebates available for small to medium businesses in Roseville. Roseville Electric's enhanced rebates include:

  • Food Service Rebates

  • HVAC Tune-ups

  • Lighting upgrades

  • Smart Thermostats

Roseville Electric can assist you by navigating available resources, and finding an option that works for your business. We are more than a utility – we’re your partner. 

Find out more.


recycled water

Recycled water keeps landscapes healthy

All water is recycled and reused as a part of the natural water cycle. But, in Roseville, we speed up that process. Golf courses, city parks, street medians and even our Roseville Electric Utility use recycled water, which centers around purifying wastewater and using it for landscape irrigation or for industrial uses.

Learn more


front yard garden

Free webinar teaches irrigation fundamentals

Your landscape may need some extra tender loving care to stay healthy and thrive during the long, hot days of summer.

If you’re not familiar with how irrigation systems work or how to maintain and repair them, register for our free Irrigation 101: System Fundamentals webinar, which will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 7.

Our Water Efficiency experts can help you keep your outdoor investments looking good all year long.

Sign up here.


Roseville Parkway Extension Project

Progress on the Roseville Parkway Extension Project

We're taking steps to close the gap in Roseville Parkway between Foothills and Washington Boulevard. You can also look forward to sidewalks, bike lanes and a multi-use path.

Currently we're in the engineering and environmental study phase. Construction is anticipated for 2021-22.

Learn more and share your input


Safety cones in street

Oak Ridge Drive bridge construction underway

Construction of a new Oak Ridge Drive bridge over Linda Creek is in progress and scheduled to conclude in spring 2021. Working hours are 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday.

Demolition of the old bridge is scheduled for the week of August 3. You can expect noise in the vicinity.

During construction there is a temporary traffic detour. All residences remain accessible.

The new bridge allows for improvements including:

  • Better storm water passage under the bridge;
  • Wider travel lanes and shoulders;
  • Expanded sidewalks on both sides of the street; and
  • ADA access.

See a map and learn more here.


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:
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