City of Roseville: Mayor, Council Member, and Planning Commissioner Accomplishments

City of Roseville Mayor, Council Member, and Planning Commissioner Accomplishments
  • Safe roads: demanded new development pay the full cost of roadway improvements
  • Specific plan: worked on almost every specific plan in the City of Roseville which has resulted in our success
  • Strong Public Safety (police and fire departments): voted to fully fund the police and fire departments to keep Roseville Residents safe
  • Graffiti Ordinance: authored the ordinance which kept the City of Roseville a graffiti free city and lessened gang influence
  • Electrical Water, Waste Water, and Solid Waste: was City of Roseville’s representative on local, state, and federal committees and commissions concerning issues critical to Roseville and Placer County
  • Low Utility Rates: always worked to provide the community with the lowest utility rates in the State of California
  • Economic Development: work to bring the Auto Mall and Roseville Galleria. Was instrumental in convincing Nordstrom they should be one of the anchor stores in the mall. Worked to expand shopping and housing options for local residents. Made affordable housing a top priority
  • Park Development: Developed and maintained standards for neighborhood parks, regional parks, and open space. Each development needed a park within walking distance of the new residents. The standard is the highest in the State of California.
  • Open access to City governance: Always voted to support open and honest government in the City of Roseville. People need the right to hold their elected officials accountable for their actions.
  • Flood Control: Insisted a flood control plan be enacted after the floods of 1995. Recent completion of those improvements minimized flooding during the 2005 rains.
  • Revitalization of Downtown Roseville: Worked on initial plans to revitalize downtown, including construction of the new Civic Center
  • ABCD
  • EFGH
  • HIJK
  • Refer a friend
  • Updates

Placer County Water Agency Director, District 1 Accomplishments

  • Placer County Water Agency and Placer County formed a Joint Power Authority for the Middle for Project Finance Authority. (Formed January 2006). Pauline is a board member of this JPA. The value of this project is in excess of $250 million to the residents of Placer County.
  • Permanent Pump installation on American River: $32 million, work involved various agencies including the Bureau of Reclamation – worked with Congressman Doolittle and staff to secure funding and timeliness of project
  • Developed closer working relationship with Placer County Board of Supervisors
  • Developed equitable compensation package for Board members to eliminate abuses under the existing system where meeting attendance was a criteria
  • Developed policy on board member committee assignemnt
  • Started policy and meeting guidelines in 1998 with yearly updates
  • Added ethic guidelines for board members to meeting guidelines in 2003
  • Added ethic guidelines to RWA in 2004
  • Started to increase headquarters building security and water facility security in 1999 prior to 9-11-01. Increased security since.
  • Became Chairperson of PCWA twice
  • Started water conservation in the home program and also started safe water program by promoting information not to place household cleaners or medications into the sewer system which end up in the waterways
  • Worked on a finance plan and early start of 5 year hydro relicensing process
  • Charter member of RWA, selected immediately to be on executive committee
  • Chairperson of the Regional Water Authority (RWA)
  • Worked on Sacramento River Reliability Study
  • Involved in water planning coordination with landowners and government authorities in Placer County to understand the need for general plan updates and needed water supplies
  • Integrated water planning – started and plan to understand the relationship between surface and ground water in Placer County and worked with Regional Water Authority to understand needs of the entire region including Placer, Nevada, El Dorado, and Sacramento Counties
  • Provided leadership for PCWA to join NCPA as a member (was previous chair of NCPA)
  • Encouraged board to join NCPA legislative and regulatory committee to better understand the business of hydro electric plant in the changing energy world
  • Brought the NID and PCWA Board Members together in a monthly committee to better prioritize the water needs in our region
  • Removed ground water reliance for Binachi Estates (now on surface water)
  • Alternate member of LAFCO as a special district representative
  • Insisted that some of the regularly schedules PCWA meetings be held at the Placer County Board Chambers at the Domes
  • Advisory member to the APPA board of directors
  • Updated strategic plans for PCWA/Started Boards vision for PCWA, 1-5 year plan
  • Build strong partnerships with other water purveyors in the Sacramento Region