Board of Supervisors

Common sense is lacking

After reading the article about the Bored of Supervisors approving 5 percent raises for already grossly overpaid county executives, I understand why their meetings are referred to ...

Rocklin High senior named to youth commission

Rocklin High School senior Isabel Lopez has been appointed to serve on the Placer County Youth Commission. Lopez, 16, became interested in the youth commission after volunteering ...

Budget crisis impacts agricultural marketing program

Placer County’s agricultural marketing program is in limbo — a victim of the state’s budget crisis. But the county’s Agriculture Department remains optimistic it can be sal ...

Despite economy, county gives execs raises

The recent decision to give county managers salary increases has raised questions among some employees about the actual budget situation. At the Tuesday Placer County Board of Su ...

Sheriffs’ helicopter gets all-clear

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department’s new helicopter is cleared for financial liftoff. With crime-fighting equipment still to be installed, actual patrols are targeted to s ...

County cuts back on its take-home auto fleet

Placer County is tightening up rules on the use of its fleet of 153 vehicles now being driven home at night. New policy developed by the County Executive Office includes reduction ...

County cuts back on its take-home auto fleet

Placer County is tightening up rules on the use of its fleet of 153 vehicles now being driven home at night. New policy developed by the County Executive Office includes reduction ...

Supervisors reject plan to build homes in Roseville-area flood plain

Plans to fill in part of the Dry Creek flood plain in western Placer County to expand a 900-plus-unit housing development were turned down Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors by a ...

Supervisors OK mandatory 4-day furlough

Placer County supervisors acted Tuesday to shore up a projected $9.6-million loss in revenue this year with a series of cost-cutting measures that includes a mandatory four-day fur ...

County looks at cost-cutting options

Rebuffed by its employees’ union over a proposal to close Placer County offices for four days at Christmas, the Board of Supervisors will be discussing new options Tuesday that i ...

Placer County’s Christmas closing proposal criticized

Placer County’s employee union asked the Board of Supervisors Tuesday to consider alternatives to a plan that would see offices closed during the week of Dec. 22 through Dec. 26. ...

Supe pays for charter plane trip

Roseville-area Supervisor Rocky Rockholm has decided to reimburse Placer County the $9,887 cost of a charter flight he took from Utah and back to take part in a July meeting in Kin ...
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