Placer seeks public input on proposed Placer Sports and Event Center in Roseville

Published on August 23, 2018

Placer County is seeking public input on the draft environmental report for the proposed Placer County Sports and Event Center project at the Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville, now called @the Grounds. A public meeting on the proposal is set for September 17.

The proposed project is a collaboration between Placer Valley Tourism and Placer County. An initial phase would see construction of a 160,000-square-foot, indoor sports and event center, with the potential for adding a 30,000-square-foot expansion and a 6,000-square-foot culinary building later.

The draft environmental impact report is available for public comment until October 8.

As part of the county's environmental review process, a public meeting on a draft environmental impact report is held during the public review period to encourage public comment and community participation.

A public meeting will be held September 17 from 6-8 p.m, at Johnson Hall at the Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Boulevard, in Roseville.

The facility for the meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Those needing special assistive devices will be accommodated to the county’s best ability. For more information, please contact Suzy Vose (at the contact information below) at least 48 hours before the meeting.

The proposed sports and event center facility would be designed for hosting various sport events and tournaments such as volleyball, basketball, martial arts, dance and cheer competitions. The potential culinary building would include a demonstration kitchen, food storage area, meeting rooms, banquet rooms and offices.

The draft EIR is available for public review during normal business hours at the Placer County library in Auburn, the downtown Roseville Library, and at the Placer County Real Estate Services Division of Public Works and Facilities, 11476 C Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603. It’s also available online.

Comments may be addressed by mail to the Placer County Department of Public Works and Facilities, Real Estate Services Division, Attention: Suzy Vose, Senior Project Manager, 11476 C Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603; at the September 17 meeting; or by email. Comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. on October 8.

For more information regarding the project, please contact the project manager, Suzy Vose, at 530-886-4950.