Proceeds from the sale of the collectible will help fund “Cash’s Pick,” the first two public art installments along the Johnny Cash Trail.
Purchase a commemorative plate on the Johnny Cash Art Trail Donor Wall and show your support for this unique, world-class public art project!
Progress on the Broder Family Homestead Park parking lot, at East Natoma Street and Bowen Drive, continues with an expected completion date of November 2018. Once parking lot construction is complete, construction on the 4.7-acre Broder Family Homestead Park will begin.
The Folsom City Council unanimously voted to approve the Folsom 2035 General Plan and Final Environmental Impact Report at the August 28 City Council Meeting. The General Plan provides a framework for the long-range physical development of Folsom, and it guides policy decision-making about land use, transportation improvements, public services, economic development, housing, and other important issues. It is a document required by the State of California that serves as a blueprint for how Folsom will grow and develop, and sets a vision for goals and policies for the future of the community. Folsom’s last General Plan was adopted in 1988.
To further increase public safety and prevent crimes, the Folsom Police Department launched a new bike patrol program on Folsom’s trails.
The City Council will consider the proposed 2035 General Plan and the Draft and Final EIR prepared for the 2035 General Plan at its meeting on Tuesday, August 28.
The 2018 L’Etape California by Le Tour de France, a mass participation bike ride set to take place in Folsom on Sunday, September 2, has been postponed to Sunday, October 28 due to current air quality and other issues caused by the nearby wildfires it was announced by the event’s partners AEG and the Folsom Department of Parks & Recreation.
In support of the 5th Annual Community Service Day, the Rolling Hills Blue Star Moms are collecting items for overseas military troops. A one-day donation drive will be held on Friday, August 24 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Folsom Aquatic Center at 1200 Riley Street in Folsom.
The City of Folsom is committed to establishing and maintaining an accessible community and wants all residents to enjoy the city’s programs, services and activities. The city has a designated ADA Coordinator to oversee and coordinate the city’s efforts to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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.
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.
Learn how the Folsom Fire Department is working to prevent and respond to wildland fires within the Folsom community while assisting with statewide firefighting efforts.
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.
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.
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.
Fourth of July fireworks are a favorite Folsom tradition, but did you know more fires are reported on this day than on any other day of the year in the United States? Nearly half of these fires are caused by fireworks. The good news is you can enjoy the festivities and fireworks with just a few simple safety tips.
The Folsom community is uniting again for the fifth annual Community Service Day on Saturday, September 15. This major citywide event mobilizes thousands of volunteers of all ages and interests to complete dozens of projects throughout Folsom that make a positive, lasting impact. Organizers are seeking additional community-based projects for this year's Community Service Day event.
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. Volunteers are needed to lead one of the following projects.
The City of Folsom Animal Services Department is offering a low-cost rabies clinic for residents Wednesday, June 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Folsom City Lions Park, 403 Stafford Street. The clinic provides an easy and affordable way for pet owners to rabies vaccinate, microchip and license Folsom’s four-legged residents.
Dropcountr allows residents to have quick access to personal water use information. Signing up is quick and easy. Simply download the Dropcountr app from Apple’s app store or Android’s Google Play, or go to www.dropcountr.com/home to sign up online.
A public hearing on proposed adjustments to water and wastewater rates, scheduled for Tuesday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m., has been canceled to allow for further analysis and additional public outreach and input.
As in years past, Folsom’s tap water meets all State of California and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency drinking water health standards. The City makes every effort to safeguard its water supply and once again reports that Folsom’s system meets and exceeds every water quality standard.
Sacramento County is one of five counties in California to implement the Voter’s Choice Act, expanding voting opportunities for all residents. Beginning with the June 2018 Primary Election, all registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail, and Vote Centers will be offered in place of traditional polling places.
At the April 10 City Council Meeting, the Folsom City Council authorized the submission of three ballot measures to Folsom voters at the November general election.
The Folsom Public Library is working in partnership with the Folsom Cordova Unified School District to ensure all Folsom kindergarten students have a library card.
If your property has a history of flooding, it’s important to get prepared in advance of a storm. Sand and sandbags are available for Folsom residents and business owners at no charge. The City’s two self-serve sandbag stations are next to Fire Station 36 at 9700 Oak Avenue Parkway and behind City Hall at 50 Natoma Street.
The annual L'Etape California by Le Tour de France is a mass participation bike ride open to the public and to road cyclists of all skill levels. For the first time, the City of Folsom and Visit Folsom are proud to host this event over the Labor Day weekend, August 31 through September 2, 2018.
Beginning with the June 2018 Primary Election, Sacramento County will be one of five counties in California to implement the Voter's Choice Act. All registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail, and Vote Centers will be offered in place of traditional polling places. Vote Centers will be located in Folsom and throughout Sacramento County and open to all voters, offering more flexibility and additional opportunities to participate in the election process.
Folsom Mayor Steve Miklos delivered the 2018 State of the City address at a luncheon hosted by the Folsom Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, January 18.
Visit international art museums, explore 3D simulations of DNA, or fly over the wonders of the world right here in Folsom. Get ready to experience virtual reality at the Folsom Public Library!
If you love Johnny Cash and Folsom, you can show your support for the Johnny Cash Trail in a number of ways. From cash donations to cycling kits, donor wall plaques to collectible pieces, there are so many ways to be a part of the City's unique tribute to the Man in Black and his connection to Folsom.