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We Are Roseville - March 2, 2021

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March 2, 2021


Troy Bergstrom Police Chief

Roseville Police Captain Troy Bergstrom named next Police Chief

Roseville City Manager Dominick Casey announced Monday that Roseville Police Captain Troy Bergstrom will be the City of Roseville’s 17th police chief. Bergstrom has worked in law enforcement for 26 years with the past 21 years at the City of Roseville.

The City conducted extensive community outreach to inform the selection process, from interviews with community leaders to a citywide survey of residents about neighborhood safety and public safety priorities.

“We were extremely impressed with the expertise and credentials of the candidates we interviewed,” Casey said. “Through this highly competitive process, we gained consensus from the panels that Troy Bergstrom brought unique strengths and perspectives that are extremely valuable as he serves in this key role in our community.”

Read more here.


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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 vaccinations expanded

The county's COVID-19 vaccination clinic @the Grounds is now open to workers in the food and agriculture sector along with all other individuals in Phase 1A and Phase 1B Tier 1.

Proof of employment in Placer County is required. See the clinic FAQ for commonly asked questions. 

Check placer.ca.gov/vaccineclinics for first dose appointment availability.

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

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


COVID-19 elderly vaccinations

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Help protect seniors from scams

While people of all ages can and do fall for scams, scammers often target seniors.  

Scammers know that many seniors have money to spend and are from an older generation that trust others and are polite to strangers.

If you have older relatives or loved ones, they may not be as cautious or savvy when it comes to scams.  

Here are a few ways you can help protect them from getting scammed.


Paycheck Protection Program offers relief for the smallest of businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration has opened 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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Play ball! Sports begin to return

New sports guidance allows for play of some sports for both adults and youth. There are still limitations on how play can actually take place.

Find out more


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Help develop new City Council district boundaries - Application deadline this Friday

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., this Friday, March 5.

More information and applications forms can be found here.


Miner's Ravine Trail closure

Caltrans beginning widening project for I-80 westbound on-ramp at Atlantic Street

On Wednesday, March 3 Caltrans is set to begin major construction work to widen the Interstate 80 westbound on-ramp at Atlantic Street. Completion is expected in fall 2022. 

Because construction will intermittently close a portion of the Miner's Ravine Trail, please follow the bike and pedestrian detour, or choose an alternate route. 

Learn more here.


Intersection and digital traffic message sign construction

Two projects in progress to improve vehicle, bike and pedestrian traffic

Construction is in progress on Westbrook Boulevard and Payson/Octave Avenue intersection improvements, including a traffic signal and a wider, more visible crosswalk.

You'll also notice a new digital traffic message sign coming to westbound Pleasant Grove Boulevard between Roseville Parkway and Highway 65.

Learn more here.


Virtual community coffee with Scott Alvord

Make yourself a coffee and join Roseville City Councilmember Scott Alvord and other community members online to discuss city-related topics including what's happening in our city, project updates, community and economy topics.

This Thursday, March 4 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Register for the Zoom meeting here


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Vacant downtown building demolition underway for future development opportunity

If you've recently been downtown, you may have noticed demolition in progress on the vacant City-owned building at 505 Royer Street. Previously the building was used by Placer County as a courthouse.

This work will prepare the 1.17 acre site for future sale and development. Watch for a request for proposals in the coming weeks. Prospective projects will be evaluated for their potential to provide housing or commercial options that enhance Downtown Roseville.

Find out more.


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Instant weather-based irrigation timer rebate available

Save 65 percent on a Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller through a new rebate program offered by your Roseville Utilities in partnership with the Regional Water Authority and local water providers.

The Rachio 3 Controller acts like a thermostat for your sprinklers, using local weather conditions to adjust how long your sprinklers run. The controller automatically reduces sprinkler runtimes when the weather is cooler and increases them when the temperatures rise. 

Find out more.


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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


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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