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To: NA Reps
 
Thank you again for getting this out to the neighborhood leaders on the attached draft 2016 Neighborhood Santa maps.  Here is what I need e-mailed back to me no later than Thursday, September 29:
 
Final RCONA comments/feedback (if any) on the attached draft 2016 Neighborhood Santa maps.  Note that comments and feedback should only include small suggested adjustments (if any), not major revisions, as the attached draft 2016 Neighborhood Santa maps already includes the feedback we received from RCONA a few weeks ago.  In reviewing the maps, it is important to review the legend which helps explain the logic used in route placement.  Using census data, the attached routes consider the density of children in terms of where routes are placed. Although not noted on the attached draft maps, the City has included the requested stops suggested by RCONA. The City will consider any final feedback we receive, but all final decisions related to the routes and the event in general are at the City’s discretion. If anyone has any specific questions related to the draft 2016 Neighborhood Santa maps, please feel free to contact me.  
Finally, a big “thank you” to RCONA for its help in gathering community feedback/input on this very popular community event.  We appreciate it!
 
Sean Bigley
Public Affairs Administrator
Public Affairs & Communications Department
City Manager’s Office
311 Vernon Street
Roseville, CA 95661
SBigley@roseville.ca.us
 
Download the DRAFT Santa maps here:
Draft - 2016 Neighborhood Santa Maps - 091516.pdf
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Fire Chief Rick Bartee was guest speaker at the 9/15/2016 RCONA NA Rep Board meeting.  He had just returned this date from Washington D.C. where he spoke at Congress as a National Representative for Search and Rescue organizations.  The City of Roseville was fortunate to hire Chief Bartee one year ago following his 35 years with Phoenix Fire Department, where he had been Assistant Fire Chief.
 
After his first year with the Roseville department, Chief Bartee shared his initial observations and wish list of programs to develop:
Staffing—the department has just over 119 positions staffed; the number hasn’t increased in 10 years, although they should be hiring a few more firefighters next month.  He said trained firefighters from other areas are anxious to come to Roseville.   Civilian volunteers--to help with the miscellaneous chores—he will have Jaime Garrett, their PIO, send out a list of chores for RCONA to share with our neighborhoods that volunteers could do.   Adding Station 8 within the new Campus Oaks development is a first priority; as a West Roseville resident he is very aware of the needs to get it built soon. Build a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and train civilians using grant funds.  He said Roseville used to have such a team and he’d like to get it going again. Develop an Urban Search and Rescue Task Force in Roseville—he said the staff is well educated and certainly capable.  Dog teams (at least 4) are required. Develop ‘automatic aid’ with our neighboring cities as opposed to the current ‘mutual aid’ system which requires more time with communication delays; hopes to work on border issues with other areas. The City has a 5-year contract with AMR ambulance service, but he’d like to see the fire department once again consider developing its own transport service (as Phoenix and other areas do) for faster response times and better financial management.   
He also presented several updates on what’s happening with the Fire Department:
3 new fire engines arrive next month. The City has a new Green ‘OES’ Wildfire Truck which will be used for a strike team (when our crews are sent out to help fight large fires around the state).   The department dispatch system has an auto-locator feature (proximity dispatching)—they hope to start using it and be able to send the closest unit when needed.  
Various questions were asked from RCONA members, here’s some of the questions and chief Bartee’s responses:  
Response times:  are going up with increased traffic issues and the need for more stations as the city grows and expands.  They are also working to get faster ‘turnout’ times (from receiving a call to getting rolling). What happens when fire units believe they’ve come across a crime?  Like the county’s drug unit, Station 1 has a hazmat task force in place, able to seal off a scene and notify the police department; they are working to educate firefighters what to look for.   Use of ‘Knox Box’:  The long-time requirement of Knox boxes on buildings has expanded to homes.  These boxes, mounted on homes, can help when someone needs assistance but the doors are locked.  If a home is registered with a Knox box on the police/fire emergency registration, they won’t have to break in a door to gain access to someone who needs help.  He will have the Fire Department’s PIO look into procedures and publicizing the boxes for home use.  [Various types of ‘Knox boxes’ are available online starting at about $25.]
 
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Roseville Police Officer Gary Cole gave a 25-minute presentation on the recent legislative changes (Senate Bill 7 in Extraordinary Session—SB X27 and other related legislation) increasing former tobacco restriction for “minors” under age 18 to now restrict to age 21 (except for persons in the military), same as alcohol restrictions. He indicated these changes were just approved recently, and would go into effect as of 1/1/2017.  New legislation also deleted the $75 penalty or alternative option of Community Service Work; so offenders would be subject to higher penalties under the new statutes. 
 
He indicated while the statutes changed all the language related to ‘sales and usage’ of tobacco and related paraphernalia to age 21, portions of the Penal Code deleted the section related to ‘possession’ of tobacco or related paraphernalia, in effect making possession now legal for anyone under age 21.  However, legislation also authorizes the adoption of a “local standard that imposes a more restrictive legal age to purchase or possess tobacco products”, and the local standard would control.   Although police would be prohibited from confiscating and disposing of tobacco products, schools would still have the ability to handle matters and dispose of products per their jurisdictional regulations. 
 
Off. Cole said the City is looking into establishing a Roseville ordinance which would prohibit the possession of tobacco or smoking related products (included but not limited to cigarettes, chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping equipment, etc.) and any related paraphernalia.  It would be a citable infraction; local ordinance could be a tool for police to alert parents to the child’s tobacco related activities.
 
What the Police Department is seeking is feedback from Roseville residents:   would we want to see such an ordinance and what age would we want to see under consideration for such an ordinance?  It could be applied up to age 20, or would it be more appropriate to age 18?  Various comments were mentioned by RCONA representatives:
A couple of members mentioned they liked the idea of using age 20 to match other tobacco regulations, and liked the idea of parents being informed.  Other comments considered age 18 as an adult for legal purposes—can enter the military, or get married, sign contracts; purchase weapons (but handguns require age 21) and felt the age should be up to age 18 only.   
Roseville PD would like to receive your feedback on (1) would we want to have such an ordinance—would you be in favor or not and why, and (2) what age would be appropriate?  Please share with your NA board members and submit feedback to:
Officer Gary Cole at gcole@roseville.ca.us,  Sgt. Bosworth at jbosworth@roseville.ca.us, (RCONA advisory police liaison) Sean Bigley at sbigley@roseville.ca.us, (and RCONA advisory city liaison)  
Please send your comments prior to the next RCONA NA Rep Board Meeting October 20, 2016 so they can let us know the results at the meeting.
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Community Open House & Public Scoping Meeting
Wednesday, September 21
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Vencil Brown Elementary School
Multi-Purpose Room
250 Trestle Road, Roseville, CA 95678
Join us! You're invited to a Community Open House to learn more about the Washington Boulevard/Andora Widening Project, and provide comments on the scope of environmental review. The project team will provide an overview of the construction approach, proposed detours and preliminary design concepts. Please drop by between 6 - 7:30 p.m. to learn more and provide feedback.
The project includes:
- Widening Washington Boulevard from Sawtell Road to Pleasant Grove Boulevard
- Replacing and widening the Union Pacific railroad bridge over Washington Boulevard
Improvements will:
- Reduce traffic congestion
- Enhance access for pedestrians and cyclists
Learn more, visit roseville.ca.us/washington-andora.
 
 
 
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Public Safety News & Tips -- Sharing the road: Motorists and bicyclists
 
More than half a million collisions occur between motorists and bicycles.
Did you know that more than half a million collisions occur between motor vehicles and bicycles in the United States each year? (read more below)
 
Sharing Road & Disaster Scams Vol 16 Issue 09.pdf
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Date:  9/13/2016 at the Legends at Woodcreek Oaks Golf Club

The Roseville Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (RCONA) was honored to host the Candidate’s Forum once again for this year’s candidates for the upcoming City Council elections.  Hosting was Mark W. Smith, an RCONA Executive Board Member, and doing another great job as moderator was Kathy Souza of the Placer County League of Women Voters.  
 
Invitations had been made to all six candidates for this year’s election -- John Allard, Scott Alvord, Bonnie Gore, Phil Ozenick, Richard Roccucci, and Maxine Sarmiento.  Unfortunately, John Allard and Maxine Sarmiento were not able to attend.  After introductory statements from the candidates, Ms. Souza presented the same 15 questions for each of the candidates to answer.  Questions varied on numerous topics, including:  preparations for handling the homeless and global warming, city priorities, business vs. community interests, crime, educational opportunities, and personal opinions on upcoming ballot measures.   Each candidate finished with 2-minute closing statements. 
 
Audience members present expressed their appreciation for a very informative evening.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Date: August 18, 2016

To: Highland Reserve NA & RCONA Board

Subject: 9000 Washington Blvd.

Dear Board Members:
You may be interested to know that the Roseville Planning Division has received a development application for the project identified below. Notice will be mailed to property owners adjacent to the project prior to action on the application. We invite you to review this request and to forward your comments and/or questions to us. Key project information relating to this project is provided as follows:
 
File #: PL 16-0168
Project Name: NCRSP PCL 49 - MPP STAGE 1 MOD & 2 MPP STAGE 2
Description: MPP STAGE 1 MODIFICATION TO REPLACE THE RETAIL AND OFFICE BUILDINGS ON PARCELS 4 & 5 WITH A 104 ROOM HOTEL, DECREASE THE SIZE OF THE HOTEL ON PARCEL 3 TO A 107 ROOM HOTEL, RESULTING IN A NET CHANGE OF AN INCREASE OF 86 HOTEL ROOMS AND 116,890 SQUARE FEET OF HOTEL USES, A REDUCTION OF 17,600 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN THREE BUILDINGS, A REDUCTION OF 7,500 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE IN ONE BUILDING, FOR AN OVERALL INCREASE OF 91 ,790 SQUARE FEET ON PARCEL 49; MPP STAGE 2 ENTITLEMENTS FOR 2 HOTELS ON
PARCEL 3 (HOME2SUITES) AND PARCEL 4 (RESIDENCE INN); AND TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP TO MERGE PARCEL 4 & 5 AND ADJUST EASEMENTS BOUNDARIES ON SEVERAL OTHER PARCELS TO ACCOMMODATE THE HOTELS.
Site Location: 9000 WASHINGTON BL
APN: 363-020-018-000
Specific Plan Area: NC Specific Plan Parcel #: 49
Zoning & General Plan:
Applicant: THARALDSON INVESTMENTS -ATIN: DON CAPE - 4255 DEAN MARTIN DR STE J - LAS VEGAS, NV 89103
Owner: BAYSIDE SUPPORTING ORGANIZATION LLC -ATTN: STEVEN GALL - 8205 SIERRA COLLEGE BL - ROSEVILLE, CA 95661
Other: PHILLIPS LAND LAW INC -ATIN: KRIS STEWARD - 5301 MONTSERRAT LN - LOOMIS, CA 95650

If you are interested in having this project presented at one of your neighborhood association meetings, please contact the applicant at the phone number provided above or me at 77 4-5276 to discuss such a meeting. Please make requests for presentations at least two weeks prior to your meeting date so that we can assure that a City representative can attend. If possible, please put this item at the start of your agenda, after the minutes and treasurer's report.

If you have any questions of comments regarding this project, I can be contacted in the Planning Division at 311 Vernon Street or by phone at 774-5276. Your comments are very important to us as we work together to make Roseville a better community.

Sincerely,
Gina McColl, Associate Planner
gmccoll@roseville.ca.us
 
NCRSP PCL 49 - MPP STAGE 1 MOD & 2 MPP STAGE 2.pdf
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NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION

Notice is hereby given that, as Lead Agency, the City of Roseville has prepared an Initial Study leading to a Mitigated Negative Declaration for the project referenced below. This Mitigated Negative Declaration is available for public review and comment.

Project Title/File#: Multi Hazard Mitigation Plan Update 2016; PL 16-0053
Project Location: Citywide
Project Owner: N/ A
Project Applicant: City of Roseville
Project Planner: Wayne Wiley, Associate Planner
 
Project Description: The City of Roseville proposes to update the City's Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP) consistent with the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA2000) which requires all local agencies to submit and receive approval of a MHMP by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in order to receive post-disaster mitigation funds. Consistent with the Stafford Act, the City's MHMP is required to be updated every five years. The last update occurred in 2011, and the City is currently  amending the Plan as part of the required five year update. With this update, the MHMP will incorporate a standalone chapter addressing climate change, update the Human-Caused Hazards and Human Health Hazards Sections, include additional demographic information, and update references related to individuals with disabilities. In addition, a guiding principle has been incorporated into the MHMP.

Document Review and Availability: The public review and comment period begins on September 2, 2016 and ends on September 22, 2016. The Mitigated Negative Declaration may be reviewed during normal business hours (8:00 am to 5:00 pm) at the Civic Center, located at 311 Vernon Street. It may also be viewed online at http://www.roseville.ca.us/gov/development_services/planning/environmental_documents_n_public_notices.asp. Written comments on the adequacy of the Mitigated Negative Declaration may be submitted to Wayne Wiley, Associate Planner; Planning Division, 311 Vernon Street, Roseville, CA 95678, and must be received no later than 5:00 pm on September 22, 2016.

This project will be scheduled for a public hearing before the City Council. At this hearing, the City Council will consider the Mitigated Negative Declaration and associated Multi Hazard Mitigation Plan document. The tentative hearing date for that meeting is November 2, 2016.
 
Mark Morse
Environmental Coordinator
Dated: August 26, 2016
Publish: September 2, 2016
 
Multi Hazard Mitigation Plan Update 2016; PL 16-0053.pdf
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Date: August 8, 2016
 
To: RCONA & RCONA Board
 
Subject: 200 N. Sunrise Ave.
 
Dear Board Members:
You may be interested to know that the Roseville Planning Division has received a development application for the project identified below. Notice will be mailed to property owners adjacent to the project prior to action on the application. We invite you to review this request and to forward your comments and/or questions to us. Key project information relating to this project is provided as follows:

File #: PL 16-0050
Project Name: INFILL PCL 189 - ROSEVILLE AUTOMALL ELECTRONIC READER BOARD - REPLACEMENT
Description: REQUEST TO REPLACE EXISTING ELECTRONIC READER BOARD WITH NEW 672SF, 48' HIGH, READER BOARD ADJACENT TO 180.
Site Location: 200 N SUNRISE AV
APN: 013-213-028-000
Specific Plan Area: IN
Specific Plan Parcel #: 189
Zoning: PD161
General Plan: CC
Applicant: ROSEVILLE AUTOMALL ASSOCIATION -ATTN: DAMON EBERHART- 3400 DOUGLAS BLVD., STE. 290 - ROSEVILLE, CA 95661
Owner: R & A ROSEVILLE, LLC-ATTN: ANDREW PFEIFER- 6200 N.W. 167TH ST - MIAMI, FL 33014

If you are interested in having this project presented at one of your neighborhood association meetings, please contact the applicant at the phone number provided above or me at 77 4-5276 to discuss such a meeting. Please make requests for presentations at least two weeks prior to your meeting date so that we can assure that a City representative can attend. If possible, please put this item at the start of your agenda, after the minutes and treasurer's report. If you have any questions of comments regarding this project, I can be contacted in the Planning Division at 311 Vernon Street or by phone at 774-5276. Your comments are very important to us as we work together to make Roseville a better community.

Sincerely,
Ron Miller, Associate Planner
 
INFILL PCL 189 - ROSEVILLE AUTOMALL ELECTRONIC READER BOARD REPLACEMENT.pdf