The City of Rocklin annually approves use of federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to support agencies serving the less fortunate in the community. More than $51,000 in total has already been distributed to Habitat for Humanity, Senior’s First, Stand Up Placer, and the Salvation Army as part of the annual CDBG action plan.
The City recently received an additional $164,189 in CDBG funds from the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and Council approved plans for distribution of the funds to the agencies listed below as soon as possible.
Rocklin Housing Element Update Discussed at Special Meeting
Focus on Strategies to Support Affordable Projects
The City of Rocklin (along with cities across the state) is in the process of completing mandatory updates to its housing and safety planning documents. Part of the updated housing element will include identifying sites and creating the needed zoning for developers to build affordable housing.
On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Rocklin held a public workshop focused on discussing potential programs, tools, and strategies that can help set the table for private firms to build affordable projects.
City Council held a special meeting and a regular meeting on Sept. 22. The special meeting was a public hearing focused on potential updates to the Rocklin housing element. The regular meeting followed and covered items including: plans to allocate additional CARES Act funding for community groups, acceptance of a master license agreement for small cell wireless infrastructure, and a budget revenue update.
Wireless Infrastructure Agreement
Is public transit meeting your needs?
Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA) wants to hear from you about how public transit can best serve the Placer County region. As part of the annual Unmet Transit Needs Process, PCTPA is conducting surveys and seeking community feedback throughout September and October. If you have an idea to improve local transit service, let us know!