Placer County Board of Supervisors

Budget paints bleaker picture for supervisors

Placer County supervisors will consider a bleaker budget picture today, now that the state Legislature and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger have patched together a plan to address Ca ...

Sheriff’s Association, county reach tentative agreement

Deputy Sheriff’s Association leaders walked away with a tentative two-year contract agreement with Placer County. Andrew Scott, association vice president, confirmed Monday afte ...

Sheriff’s Association sends contract to county

County officials are expected to review over the weekend a contract submitted by the Placer Deputy Sheriff’s Association Friday. The submission comes a few days before supervis ...

County may impose contract on Sheriff’s association

Placer supervisors could impose a temporary end to long-standing negotiations between the county and the Deputy Sheriff’s Association. The contract between the county and assoc ...

Placer County Animal Shelter fees will take a bigger bite out of wallets

Bailing Fido out of the Placer County animal shelter will cost their human companions 23 percent more starting next month. The increase in the penalty for picking up a spayed or n ...

Got government fatigue? Forget it for the Fourth

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liber ...

County execs enjoy $1,600 meal on taxpayers’ dime

A group of county supervisors and executives enjoyed a $1,668 meal – including a $300 tip – courtesy of Placer County taxpayers. In light of the budget crisis, some have ques ...

More study needed for deer plans

Placer’s Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday moved forward with efforts to cull the area’s deer population but held off on recommending a controversial youth doe hunt, offici ...

County budget outlook dismal

Placer County supervisors received more dismal budget news Tuesday. Not only did the board approve an interim spending plan that estimates an 11.1 percent drop in spending in the ...

County reconsiders use of free cars

Placer County supervisors who have enjoyed free SUVs and cars at taxpayers’ expense may decide today to curb that practice in the future. Supervisors Jim Holmes, Robert Weygandt, ...

Helicopter decision remains in midair after county supervisors talk budget

Faced with the loss of funds to purchase a new helicopter, Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner wound up with enough time to fly away and make the proposal on another day. The Placer C ...

Waste treatment flushes out concerns

Flushing a toilet isn’t supposed to add to stress levels. But septic system inspection proposals and wastewater treatment planning are adding another layer of stress to Placer C ...

Sierra Club lawsuit challenges project

The Sierra Club filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the county’s approval of a plan that would create urban growth and allow for a new university campus in western Placer County ...

Supes recognize heroes in community

The Placer County Board of Supervisors recently honored six people for outstanding community service, presenting them with commemorative coins created for a county citizen-recogni ...
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