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We Are Roseville - March 30, 2021


March 30, 2021

COVID vaccination eligibility expands

Vaccine update

Placer County's county-run COVID-19 vaccination clinic @the Grounds is expanding to include residents 50+ for appointments starting April 1 and those 16+ starting April 15.

We encourage you to text PLACERVACCINE to 898211 if you wish to receive updates about eligibility and county clinic appointments.

We also encourage you to check with their health providers about scheduling vaccine appointments.

Visit Placer.ca.gov/vaccine for more information.

Emergency Rental Assistance

Emergency rental and utility assistance now available - apply by April 30

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.

Krista Bernasconi 2021

Mayor Bernasconi discusses Roseville's recovery from COVID-19 in radio interview

Listen to Mayor Krista Bernasconi discuss Roseville’s plans for recovery and how the City is helping businesses, the community, and remaining fiscally sound in today's interview on KFBK radio.

Restaurant grant program

Grant funding making an impact in the community

Check out our latest partnership with the Roseville Area Chamber of Commerce to support both local businesses and front-line workers. It's all thanks to a Placer Shares grant.

Watch the short video.

water drop earth

Roseville joins nationwide challenge to be more water wise

Mayor Krista Bernasconi is asking Roseville residents to make a long-term commitment to manage water resources more wisely as part of the Wyland Foundation’s National Mayor’s Challenge for water conservation

During the entire month of April, water customers can make a series of simple pledges at mywaterpledge.com to use water more efficiently, reduce pollution, and save energy.

Customers taking the pledge can win $3,000 toward their home utility bill, water saving fixtures, and hundreds of other prizes. Plus, one lucky charity from a winning city will receive a 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid to serve the community.

Take the pledge and learn more here.

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. 

Railyard and fire department

Union Pacific railyard siren test set for noon Monday 

At noon, Monday, April 5, Union Pacific Railroad will be testing their emergency notification siren.

Residents in the vicinity of the railyard may hear the test siren.

Union Pacific tests their emergency siren at noon on the first Monday of every 3rd month (January, April, July and October).

Here are some steps to take to prepare for any emergency.

Resurfacing streets

Road resurfacing work begins

Sixty-five lane miles of arterial streets will be resurfaced throughout Roseville this year. Construction began this week and is expected to be completed by late fall.

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, schools, businesses and visitors.

Find out more and view a map of locations.

Keep Placer moving 2021

Help plan for the future of transportation

Join the conversation and help Placer County Transportation Planning Agency plan for the way you travel.

Learn more and register to attend one of several upcoming online community meetings at KeepPlacerMoving.com   

EU montage

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.

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. 

Baseline aerial

Community meeting about development in western Placer available to view online

If you missed last week's community meeting about development and construction in western Placer County, you can watch a recording of the meeting. 

Find out what you can expect to see in the next year, including the expansion of Baseline Road. 


How Much is too Much Water for Your Yard?

Join us for an upcoming webinar on principles of irrigation.

Friday, April 16
12 - 1 p.m.
Register here.

Do you often wonder how much water to use on your yard? Are you getting conflicting information from your landscaper or irrigation timer setting manual?

Learn key principles of irrigation management including proper plant moisture and tips to improve and maintain healthy soil. 

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.

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

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

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

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. Fiddyment Farm Neighborhood Association is a member of the Roseville Coalition of Neighborhood Associations.  We are here to:

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