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We Are Roseville - March 23, 2021

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March 23, 2021


Scenic shot of the Roseville, CA Civic Center, June 2017

City resumes limited in-person services to the public, online services continue

We have resumed limited in-person services to the public in city buildings. Some in-person city services will require appointments. Not all in-person city services will be open immediately.

See all department and service specific information here. 


Emergency Rental Assistance

Emergency rental and utility assistance now available

In order to help prevent housing instability or potential eviction, the City of Roseville and Placer County are accepting applications for emergency rental assistance through April 30, 2021 at RentHelpPlacer.com

The Rent Help Placer program will provide financial assistance to income eligible households who are unable to pay for rent and utilities due to a financial hardship caused by COVID-19.  

Landlords - share these informational flyers with your tenants. 

To check eligibility, review the required application items and apply, RentHelpPlacer.com or call 211 Placer at 2-1-1 (or 833-342-5211).

Program funds were made available through the U.S. Department of the Treasury.


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COVID vaccination eligibility includes those 16-64 years old with certain health conditions

People 16-64 years old with certain underlying health conditions are now eligible for vaccination through many health care providers and at the Placer County HHS clinic.

Appointments at the HHS clinic are available here. 

The State has also added new groups including public transit, foster families, janitors, and others to previously eligible phases of vaccination. See the vaccine allocation guidelines.

Sign up for notifications about future batches of appointments by texting PLACERVACCINE to the number 898211.

Get vaccination data on the Placer County COVID-19 dashboard.


Baseline aerial

Learn about upcoming development and construction in west Placer

Wednesday, March 24
5:30 p.m.
Register to attend.

Attend a virtual community meeting about development and construction in west Placer County hosted by Placer County Supervisor and former Roseville Mayor Bonnie Gore.

Hear about what you can expect to see in the next year, what efforts are being made to mitigate the issues—including the expansion of Baseline Road—and how our community will look in the future, once these plans are completed.

Roseville planners and Public Works officials will be presenting information and answering questions along with Placer County representatives.

Watch a short video about the upcoming meeting.


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Candlelight vigil scheduled for Atlanta shooting victims

Thursday, March 25
7 p.m.
Vernon Street Town Square

A community led candlelight vigil will remember and honor the victims from the Atlanta shootings and show support for the Asian American community.


Resurfacing streets

Resurfacing work set for a number of Roseville streets

Sixty-five lane miles of streets will be resurfaced throughout Roseville this year. Construction is anticipated to begin Monday, March 29 and be completed by late fall of 2021.

Keep an eye on digital message boards for current work dates and times in each area. Working hours will vary depending on traffic volumes and scheduled to minimize disruption to motorists, residents, businesses and visitors. 

Find out more and view a map of locations.


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Virtual community meeting set to discuss proposed utility rate adjustments

Tuesday, April 13
6 p.m.
Register to attend by April 10

The cost of delivering utility services continues to rise and to keep pace with these increased costs, your Environmental Utilities is proposing utility rate adjustments for water, wastewater, and waste services (trash and recycling.)

The rate adjustment proposal will offset costs of infrastructure maintenance and rehabilitation, compliance with current and future regulations (including unfunded mandates), and to ensure continued high quality services. 

Find out more.


Birds in sky

Mystery of loud evening sounds solved

Heard those loud 'booms' in and around Roseville, especially in the evening?

After receiving reports of the mysterious sound, the Placer County Agricultural Commissioner's Office investigated and confirmed that several farms northwest of Roseville have over the past few weeks been using a tool called a 'bird scare cannon' to keep geese from destroying more of this year's already heavily damaged crop.

The cannon, or zon gun, is a small, propane-fired device that emits 'thunderclaps' to frighten off birds. It does not fire a projectile and is a standard agricultural practice and harmless to the animals.

According to the Placer County Agricultural Commissioner's Office, zon gun use is allowable at night (when geese are feeding) under the county's right-to-farm ordinance but is seasonal.


I-80 Atlantic onramp closure and detour

I-80 westbound Atlantic Street on-ramp scheduled for overnight closure

Caltrans is scheduled to close the westbound Interstate 80 on-ramp at Atlantic Street for construction activities on Thursday, March 25 and Friday, March 26, between 7:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.

During the overnight ramp closure, westbound I-80 motorists will be detoured along Harding Boulevard or North Sunrise Avenue to Douglas Boulevard.

Weather or unexpected events may affect the schedule.

Learn more about the project.


Scott Alvord Coffee with Council

April 9
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Register here

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. 


Teaching classroom

Free virtual workshop for Roseville teachers

All Roseville teachers are invited to attend a free two-part workshop series, Low Floor, High Ceiling - Making Science Tasks More Spacious.

Low Floor, High Ceiling experiences are those with easy access points for all learners (low floor), and the potential for expansive thinking (high ceiling). 

April 19 and 26
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Register here

The workshop is presented by the California Academy of Sciences and hosted by Roseville’s Utility Exploration Center.


maidu museum

Maidu Museum reopens indoor art and exhibits gallery

You can now visit inside the Maidu Museum 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

A visit to the museum offers you a chance to view Native crafts, learn about local history, explore the exhibits, and better understand the history/contemporary issues of the Maidu tribes.

The Historic Site trail is also open during the same times for free visits. 

Learn more


SACOG trails

Where do you want to go?

Take a brief survey to help the connect our region with trails.

The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) wants to find important places that people want to walk, wheel, or bike to in the region. Your input will help SACOG work with cities and counties to connect our region with trails.

Share your input by April 30. 

Learn more about the planning effort.


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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