Thousands of volunteers will complete nearly 50 service projects on Saturday, September 15 at the fifth annual Community Service Day, Folsom’s largest day of volunteerism. Community members can now register to volunteer for projects.
As the school bells ring in August and students head back to class, it is important to remember it is everyone’s responsibility to keep Folsom’s kids safe. Here are a few tips from the Folsom Police Department to remember this back-to-school season.
The American Public Works Association has selected the Orangevale Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project for a 2018 Public Works Project of the Year Award in the historical restoration/preservation category. The construction significantly improved the lifespan of the bridge and preserved the historical elements that add to the city’s rich and expanding heritage.
Everyday summer activities such as gardening, home improvements and washing cars can negatively affect local creeks and streams. Help keep our waterways clean by following these tips on dealing with common around-the-house pollutants this summer.
City administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Please call 916-355-7231 if you have a non-emergency city issue, or call 911 if you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency.
The public is invited to the grand opening celebration for the City of Folsom's new neighborhood park Thursday, July 12 at 1900 Parkway Drive North. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. with a free hot dog dinner followed by the dedication and ribbon-cutting at 7:30 p.m. After the ceremony, enjoy refreshments, sports demonstrations, a history walk, and learn about activities and volunteer opportunities from a variety of community groups.
The Folsom City Council approved a $206 million balanced budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year starting July 1, marking the end of an annual process of evaluating the city’s fiscal health, community priorities, infrastructure needs and daily operations. The budget represents a $4.2 million increase over last year’s adopted budget.