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We Are Roseville - October 6, 2021

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October 6, 2021


Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccination boosters available

"Can I get a booster dose?" If you received the Pfizer vaccine initially and your second dose was six or more months ago, you may be able to receive a booster if you fall within certain criteria.

More information on eligibility is available here, and you may also discuss whether a booster shot is appropriate for you with your healthcare provider.

Appointment registration for booster shots is now available on MyTurn and doses are also available at participating community clinics.


Generators

Temporary generators now online in Roseville

Two temporary mobile generators are now online in Roseville following six weeks of construction at the Roseville Energy Park.

The two generators were deployed by the Department of Water Resources (DWR) following an emergency proclamation by the governor in July. Each unit can produce up to 30 MW of power, totaling 60 MW of power. 

The generators would be deployed under emergency conditions determined by the California Independent System Operator (ISO) under a contingency plan developed in coordination with the CEC and the California Public Utilities Commission.

Learn more


Michelle Bertolino

Roseville Electric Utility Director announces retirement 

Roseville Electric Utility Director Michelle Bertolino is retiring after nearly 30 years in the electric utility industry. 

As the first woman to be named director since the utility's founding over 100 years ago, Bertolino has been instrumental in helping drive the policies behind the utility’s consistent recognition for its highly reliable system, low rates, innovative programs, and positioning the utility in a place of financial strength.

Learn more


Water Professionals

Showing love to our Roseville water professionals

Every time you turn on the tap, wash a load of laundry, or prepare a hot cup of coffee, many men and women ensure you have clean water.

As we celebrate Water Professionals Appreciation Week - from water distribution engineering to customer service – know that our water and wastewater professionals work 24/7 to plan for the future, maintain and upgrade systems and improve safety and resiliency of local water supplies.

Take a moment and visit roseville.ca.us/waterprofessionals to meet Roseville's top industry professionals and learn how they keep our community thriving.


Civic Center

City returns to in-person public meetings

To comply with the provisions of AB 361, a Brown Act Urgency Measure that took effect Oct. 1, all Roseville City Council, board and commission meetings will now allow only in-person public comment.

The Roseville Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC), which is independent of the City Council, will make its own determinations about how to comply with the provisions of AB 361.

Learn more


Traffic

Watch for heavy construction traffic at Washington and Pleasant Grove

Expect delays and heavy construction traffic around the Washington Boulevard and Pleasant Grove Boulevard intersection, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. through Wednesday, Oct. 6.

Allow extra time if you are traveling through the area.

This work is part of Phase 1 of the Washington Boulevard/Andora Widening Project. Learn more by visiting roseville.ca.us/Washington-Andora.


Maidu Trail

Phase 2 of the Maidu Park Trail

Watch for Phase 2 work on Maidu Park trail resurfacing beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 6.

Construction on the trail along McLaren Drive, between Rocky Ridge and Thistle Down Drive, is scheduled 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on weekdays. The project is estimated to last two weeks.

Read more.


Placer Works

Attend Placer Works Virtual Job Fair

Thursday, October 14
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Attend the Placer Works virtual event and find a job closer to home in Placer County.

Grow your career by exploring opportunities in technology, civic service, administration, telecommunications, hospitality, healthcare, non-profit, among other industries.  

Learn more and register.


Traveling Artists

Learning is "Full STEAM Ahead"

Our Adventure Club and Roseville Libraries teamed up to launch a new 2-part art and science educational program for school-aged children, called "Full STEAM Ahead." 

Thanks to a statewide grant, children have the opportunity to become "traveling artists" as they learn about countries around the world through hands-on art projects. Plus, new this fall, students will learn how to code and build their own computers using an innovative program called Kano.

Read more about what students are learning.


Be Well Roseville

Free health and wellness event

You're invited to the Be Well Roseville kickoff event on Saturday, October 9. Enjoy mini-workout classes, fitness demos, a nutrition workshop and healthy snack ideas for the entire family. Admission is free. Pre-register to receive a Be Well Roseville bracelet.

Be Well Roseville is a new citywide health and wellness initiative focusing on physical exercise, good nutrition and mind/body renewal.

Learn more and pre-register


Bikefest 2020

BikeFest this Saturday

Saturday, October 9
9 – 11 a.m.
Grant Street 

Join us for a free drive-thru bike safety event in Downtown Roseville.

Simply drive-up for a free helmet and fitting, helpful safety tips, and goodies bags for the kids. Items are available while supplies last and recipients must be present.

Attend for a chance to win a bike! See the event details by visiting roseville.ca.us/bikefest.


Pink Patch project

Join the Pink Patch project for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Roseville Police Department is participating in the Pink Patch Project to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Throughout October, you’ll find Roseville Police Officers proudly wearing pink patches to show their support for breast cancer research and awareness. 

This is the fourth year the Roseville Police Department has participated and now you can participate too. During the month of October, any member of the public can get a patch for $15 (each) donation. All proceeds go to the Placer Breast Cancer Foundation.

Click here to get your pink patch.


Medications

Free medication take back set for October 23

Gather up your unused and expired medications and bring them to the free and anonymous medication take-back event on Saturday, October 23.

Visit one of three Roseville drop-off locations between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Learn more and find a location


Friday Flicks

Friday Flicks features Hocus Pocus

Grab your broomstick and fly on over to Vernon Street Town Square for a spellbindingly good time at Friday Flicks - featuring Hocus Pocus on October 15. Movie starts at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. 

Watch the movie preview


Garden

Upcoming webinar on lawn removal

Are you getting tired of mowing and watering, and watering and mowing? If you have any amount of lawn you know the excessive work and water they take to maintain. If you are ready to replace it with a low maintenance and low water option, the first step is the actual removal.

Join the Utility Exploration Center from 12 - 12:30 p.m., Friday, October 8 to learn easy steps to removing your lawn while also adding some life back to your soil.

To register for this free webinar, click here.

Photo credit: Saxon Holt Photography


Oil Filter

Free oil filter exchange all October

Placer County residents receive a free oil filter in exchange for their used filters at participating auto store locations throughout the month of October. Participating Roseville locations include: 

AutoZone
5170 Foothills Boulevard, Suite 150
361 Roseville Square

O'Reilly's
3993 Foothills Boulevard
106 Harding Boulevard

Find more locations in Placer County


Game Day Express

Game Day Express tickets now on sale

Join other Sacramento Kings fans and ride non-stop to games at the Golden 1 Center.

Buy your Game Day Express tickets and let Roseville Transit do the driving. Round-trip fares are as low as $6.50.

Learn more and make your purchase online: roseville.ca.us/GameDayExpress


Students

Serve your community as a Youth Commissioner

Do you know a teen who would be interested in serving on a local government commission?

We are currently recruiting for high school students interested in serving as a youth representative on the City’s Library Board, Grants Advisory Commission, Parks & Recreation Commission, and Transportation Commission. 

Applications are due to the City Clerk’s Office by 12 p.m., Friday, October 29.

Find out more


View current infrastructure project map

UPCOMING CITY MEETINGS

View meeting agendas and minutes

City Council - 6 p.m., Wednesday, October 6

Planning Commission - 6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 14

Parks and Recreation Commission - 6:00 p.m., Monday, November 4

Transportation Commission -  6 p.m., Tuesday, November 16

Public Utilities Commission - 6 p.m., Tuesday, October 26

Law and Regulation Committee - 4 p.m., Wednesday, October 27

Grants Advisory Commission - 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 12

Roseville Independent Redistricting Commission - 6:00 p.m., Monday, October 25

Design Committee - 4:30 p.m., Thursday, October 21

Economic Development Advisory Committee - 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 26

Senior Commission - 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 10

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.
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