Placer County Board of Supervisors

End insider give-aways

Even after receiving valid criticism and opposition for spending county taxpayer dollars on donations to supervisors’ favored organizations — “revenue sharing” — the tax ...

Another View: A revenue-sharing moratorium means setting clearer priorities

In recent months, there has been much debate about the county budget in general, and the spending program known as “revenue sharing,” in particular. As supervisors, we are ...

Board OK’s assessment increase for Granite Bay Parks District

The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved an increase June 7 in the parcel assessment for the Granite Bay Parks, Trails and Open Space Assessment District. The increase is ...

Fair association, county closer on agreement

The Placer County Fair Association will continue to study noise throughout the racing season at All American Speedway in Roseville as it grows closer to signing a new operating agr ...

District 1 Supervisor Duran proposes temporary moratorium on county revenue sharing program

District 1 Supervisor Jack Duran in February proposed a one-year moratorium to Placer County’s “Revenue Share” program. The program gives each County Supervisorial District $ ...

Thousand Oaks thanks Tom

Thanks again to Rep. Tom McClintock for protecting his constituents in Thousand Oaks and the rest of the nation against the money-wasting Placer County Board of Supervisors and tha ...

Granite Bay MAC needs secretary

The Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council has a vacancy for a secretary. Placer County currently is taking applications from Granite Bay residents interested in serving as the co ...

Who’s watching county workers?

With President (Barack) Obama and Gov. (Jerry) Brown trying to cut wasteful spending, what is Placer County going to do? Placer County Supervisors have a watchdog on their spending ...

Duran, Weygandt take oath of office

Jack Duran and Robert M. Weygandt formally took the oath of office during the final days of 2010 to start four-year terms on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Duran, a Rosev ...

Six Placer County residents honored

Two months after his death, U.S. Marine Victor Dew was honored by the Placer County Board of Supervisors Dec. 14. The board recognized six local citizens for their heroism, longst ...

Public to comment on Enclave project

The Placer County Board of Supervisors will hear public comments regarding a contentious senior housing development in Granite Bay during its Nov. 23 meeting. Placer County spokes ...

Duran, Rockholm confident as election draws closer

Within a few weeks Roseville residents will be casting votes in the District 1 supervisor race between incumbent F.C. “Rocky” Rockholm and challenger Jack Duran. How do the ...

Another View: Placer County’s problems solvable if we work together

Regardless of what district a county supervisor represents, the budget will be the focus in 2010 as we weather the fiscal storm that threatens to cripple county services. There ar ...

Placer makes inroads in better transportation

This year has presented its fair share of challenges to Placer County, but amidst the many fiscal obstacles local governments are confronted with, there are some areas where we wer ...

Ashamed with supes decision on deputies

After attending the Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting recently I learned a lot about Placer County. I sat and watched our supervisors spend at least $600,000 in what ap- ...