revenue sharing

Placer supes dial down non-profit donation outlay

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

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

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 ...

Letter to editor: Revenue sharing needs to go

With the exception of Duran and Montgomery, why is it that current and ex-supervisors don’t get it that public money is just that: public -- not to be used for “private” feel ...

Letter to editor: stop misuse of tax funds

Stop misuse of tax funds When our elected supervisors use our taxpayer funds as a private slush fund to support their personal favorite charities, it’ bad enough.  But becaus ...

Grand jury: More public scrutiny needed for supes’ $100,000 donation pot

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 ...