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Folsom Trails Update

October 21, 2019 

The City of Folsom was recently awarded grant funding from the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) to develop a new Active Transportation Plan (ATP). Folsom’s Parks & Recreation and Public Works departments will work together on the city’s ATP that will guide the planning, development, and maintenance of existing and future pedestrian and bicycle networks.

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Diwali Fireworks Safety

October 14, 2019 

The Indian festival of Diwali or Deepavali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is traditionally celebrated with the use of California State Fire Marshal registered Safe and Sane fireworks. The use of approved fireworks in conjunction with this festival may occur between noon on Saturday, October 26 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, October 27 in the City of Folsom.

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Tree Preservation Ordinance Workshop

October 14, 2019 

Trees are a treasured asset in Folsom and have widespread benefits to the community. The City of Folsom’s tree preservation ordinance provides a framework to preserve and protect Folsom’s trees. A public review draft of the updated ordinance has been released.

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October is National Arts and Humanities Month

October 14, 2019 

Folsom Parks & Recreation invites all residents to join in this month’s celebration of the arts. The fall Rec Guide includes a wide variety of fine arts, dance, and theater classes. Most of these programs take place at the Folsom Art Center, located at 48 Natoma Street.

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Zoning Code Update Workshop

September 30, 2019 

The city’s zoning code regulates existing and new development and specifies appropriate land uses in Folsom. The city is updating its zoning code with the goal of creating clear expectations for quality development and making those expectations easy to understand and follow. The city is conducting a series of community outreach events and work­shops to share information and obtain community feedback.

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Folsom’s New Cycle Tracks

September 23, 2019 

The City of Folsom has installed cycle tracks on Blue Ravine Road and Leidesdorff Street. These two-way bike boulevards are known as “protected pathways” that allow cyclists to share the street safely with motorists.

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Fall Irrigation Tips

September 23, 2019 

Cooler weather and shorter days mean you can adjust your irrigation schedule to use less water. Keep dialing back your sprinkler run times and remember to turn off your sprinklers completely when rain is in the forecast.

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Work Resumes on Green Valley Road Widening Project

September 17, 2019 

Work on the Green Valley Road widening project resumes today following a three-month delay due to the original contractor’s inability to complete the project. A new contractor, Western Engineering Contractors, was awarded a contract by the Folsom City Council at the September 10 City Council meeting.

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Folsom Dam Training Exercise September 18

September 16, 2019 

The Bureau of Reclamation, in cooperation with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department/Folsom Dam Security Bureau, City of Folsom Police and Fire Departments, and California State Parks will conduct a full-scale training exercise at Folsom Dam on September 18.

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Show Your Glow!

September 9, 2019 

Gather your family, friends, and co-workers and register your group for this popular annual event! Folsom Glow is a family-friendly 4K walk Saturday, October 5 starting at 7:45 p.m.

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