Russ Branson

Council approves tax-sharing plan

The possible development of roughly 4,700 acres in the southwestern portion of Placer County is primed to begin following the Roseville City Council’s unanimous approval Wedn ...

Roseville faces rising pension tide

Like many municipalities, the City of Roseville faces a pension problem. The city’s annual contribution to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has bec ...

City calls PARS program 'humane' way to save money

The City of Roseville is banking on an early-retirement incentive to save more than $3.36 million over the next five years. But the savings will come at a cost. The program will ...

Retirement incentive will save city $3.36 million

The City of Roseville will save an estimated $3.36 million over the course of the next five years, now that 40 employees have accepted an early-retirement incentive. This will als ...

City council attempts to protect core services

Roseville City Council and staff have made one overarching goal clear during budget proceedings for the 2011 fiscal year: protect core services. This refers to services that impac ...

City council approves budget

The Roseville City Council unanimously approved a final budget Wednesday for the 2011 fiscal year. The two biggest changes involve reducing staff by 36 employees and implementing ...

Roseville's economic forecast still bleak

The city of Roseville’s budget and local weather forecast sound very similar this time of year; grey, foggy and no signs of letting up. City treasurer Russ Branson painted a ble ...

Details in Robinson dismissal expected at tonight’s meeting

Is tonight the night? The Roseville City Council meets today with the expectation of releasing more details as to the settlement of City Manager Craig Robinson and his final sev ...

Local 39 contract negotiations difficult, creative

After months of “difficult negotiations,” the city reached an agreement with Local 39, a large union that includes city planners, engineers, environmental utilities, public wor ...

Salary cuts OK’d

An agreement between the Roseville city council and several city bargaining groups Tuesday will save the city an estimated $2.6 million after reopening their contracts in search ...