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We Are Roseville - June 29, 2021

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June 29, 2021


4th of July

Celebrate Independence Day in downtown Roseville

The 4th of July festivities are back! Kick off your celebration with the return of the Independence Day parade, starting at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Riverside/Vernon/Douglas. 

Following the parade, head over to Royer Park for some carnival-style fun with live music, games and activities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Then head to @The Grounds for the grand finale, including fireworks display, games and concessions. Gates open at 5 p.m. Fireworks begin between 9:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. 

Visit the event website for more details.


Fireworks Safety

Fireworks Safety Tips

Only Safe and Sane fireworks are legal in the City of Roseville. The legal sale of fireworks at designated booths begins at noon, June 28. Sales run through July 4 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day.

Remember, any firework that flies in the air, darts across the ground or explodes is considered illegal in California. If it doesn't have the California State Fire Marshal's seal on the packaging, it's illegal.

The legal time period for discharge of Safe and Sane fireworks is from 12 p.m. on June 28 through 11:59 p.m. on July 4. 

Get some tips for staying safe.


Michelle

Electric utility director receives industry achievement award

Michelle Bertolino, director at Roseville Electric Utility, received the James D. Donovan Individual Achievement Award during the American Public Power Association’s National Conference in Orlando, Florida. The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the electric utility industry and to public power.

As the first woman to be named director since the utility's founding over 100 years ago, Michelle has been instrumental in helping drive the policies behind REU's consistent recognition for its highly reliable system, low rates, and innovative programs.

Find out more


Johnson Pool anniversary

Celebrating 100 years with free swim all summer

Johnson Pool turns 100 this year. In celebration of its centennial anniversary, rec swim and family nights are free all summer long. For hours and details, visit the Aquatics tab on the Experience PRL webpage.

Find out more


housing

Balancing a growing local economy and future water supply

Homebuilding and affordable housing continue to be essential in California even as the State experiences a second consecutive dry year.

We recognize the need to grow responsibly while maintaining the delicate balance between a thriving local economy and the long-term availability of environmental resources, including water supply. 

Read more about future water planning. 


Conserve energy

Conserve energy and stay informed this summer

There are steps we can all take to be prepared ahead of a hot, dry summer.

The drought, wildfires, and prolonged heat waves may reduce the availability of power supply this summer throughout the state and region. Although Roseville Electric Utility typically has a sufficient portfolio of resources to meet our customers’ electric needs at peak demand, we are planning ahead to make sure everyone is as prepared as possible.

We have a number of resources available to ensure you are receiving the most up-to-date information and conservation tips.

Find out more by visiting roseville.ca.us/planahead.


Solar

Learn solar basics in an upcoming webinar

Are you thinking about solar and wondering if it is something you should add to your home?

As your community-owned utility, Roseville Electric is here to help you make the best choice for your home. Your Trusted Solar Advisor will walk you through solar technology and installation, what to know before you buy, and what purchasing options are available to you.

Join in on this free webinar Thursday, July 8. To register, visit roseville.ca.us/yourhome.


Flashing yellow signal

Flashing yellow left turn signals coming to Junction Boulevard

This week, traffic signals with flashing yellow left turn arrows will be activated at the following intersections:

  • Eastbound Baseline at Junction Boulevard;
  • Eastbound and westbound Junction at Country Club Drive;
  • Eastbound Junction at Revere Drive; and
  • Eastbound and westbound Junction at Sawtell Road/Porter Drive.

Learn more and see how they work.


Road Work Sign

Phase 1 of the Washington Boulevard/Andora Widening Project begins 

The first phase of Washington Boulevard/Andora Widening Project construction is underway and will continue through early 2022.

Keep an eye on digital message boards for current construction information. 

Learn more about the project and what to expect.


Dry Creek Greenway

Weigh in on the Dry Creek Greenway East trailhead design

Final design plans are being developed for Phase 1 of Dry Creek Greenway East. This 3-mile portion of the proposed multi-use trail would extend from Darling Way to Rocky Ridge Drive.

Part of the design includes a future Riverside Avenue trailhead. Weigh in on which trailhead amenities and landscape concepts you would like to see by taking a brief survey between now and July 7.

Find out more and take the survey.


Bike & Ped

Help Caltrans prioritize bike and pedestrian improvements near highways 

Help inform Caltrans of missing or desired sidewalks, bicycle lanes, and crosswalks across or near the state highway system.

Your input will help prioritize future Caltrans active transportation planning and funding.

Learn more and take the survey.


Resurfacing

Road resurfacing work in progress

Work is underway on sixty-five lane miles of arterial streets. Construction is expected to be complete by late fall. Keep an eye on digital message boards for current work dates and times in each area.

View a map and learn more.


summer youth bus pass

Ride transit unlimited all summer

Ride unlimited through August 31 on Roseville Transit and throughout south Placer with the $10 Summer Youth Bus Pass.

Passes are now on sale. Learn more. 


UPCOMING CITY MEETINGS

View meeting agendas and minutes

City Council - 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 7

Planning Commission - 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 8

Parks and Recreation Commission - 6 p.m., Monday, August 2

Transportation Commission -  6 p.m., Tuesday, August 17

Public Utilities Commission - 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 27

Law and Regulation Committee - 4 p.m., Wednesday, July 28

Grants Advisory Commission - 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 13

Roseville Independent Redistricting Commission - 6 p.m., Monday, July 26

Design Committee - 4:30 p.m., Thursday, August 19,
Civic Center Meeting Rooms 1 & 2

Economic Development Advisory Committee - 1:30, Tuesday, July 27
Civic Center Hutchinson Conference Room

Senior Commission - 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 11

Unless otherwise noted, Council and Commission meetings are held in the Roseville City Council Chambers at 311 Vernon Street. 

Meetings held in the City Council Chambers can be viewed live online or on demand on the City’s website and on the City’s YouTube channel.


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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.
•    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.
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