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Placer supes dial down non-profit donation outlay
Wednesday Aug 08 2012
Spending is down for the three Placer County supervisors opting for a revenue-sharing program that dispenses grants to non-profit organizations from county funds. Totals compiled ...
Placer supes’ disputed charity fund has new look, old concerns
Thursday Oct 20 2011
A $100,000 fund dispensing money to charitable causes and controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors still stands after weathering an internal challenge. Three superviso ...
Slush or aid to worthy causes? Placer supes split on $100,000 fund
Tuesday Oct 11 2011
Placer County supervisors disagreed Tuesday on how best to oversee a controversial $100,000 fund they control that uses taxpayer dollars for charitable causes. Donations from the ...
Supes temporarily halt Placer County’s $100,000 fund for non-profits
Tuesday Aug 09 2011
Spending from a controversial $100,000 fund for non-profits controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors is now on hold. Voting 3-2 Tuesday to institute a temporary morator ...
End insider give-aways
Monday Aug 08 2011
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
Friday Jul 29 2011
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 ...
Placer’s $100K supes-controlled fund for charity stays in budget for now
Friday Jul 01 2011
Auburn’s 4 th of July fireworks are in no danger of fizzling and there are no plans for the cowboy poets to steer their couplets away from the annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering in Lo ...
Grand jury: More public scrutiny needed for supes’ $100,000 donation pot
Friday Jun 25 2010
Placer County supervisors need to tighten up on the $100,000 they donate every year from county coffers to non-profits and community organizations, the grand jury says. In a repor ...
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