New county coroner facility
Today, the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a $24,089,232 contract authorizing Roebbelen Contracting Inc. to design and build a new Placer County coroner facility in Roseville.
Public input wanted on Whitehawk I & II projects
Placer County is seeking public input on the draft environmental impact report for the proposed Whitehawk I & II projects in Granite Bay.
Tahoe City firehouse properties redevelopment
The Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved a feasibility study to evaluate two redevelopment proposals and other possible uses for the Tahoe City firehouse properties in Tahoe City.
Partnership to restore Sierra Nevada forest health
Forest health and fire safety took a major step forward with the joint announcement by the U.S. Forest Service of its final approval of the French Meadows Forest Restoration Project. The project is an innovative forest health project aimed at reducing wildfire risk in a critical municipal watershed.
Volunteers sought for tax assistance program
Placer County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is currently seeking volunteers. The program, operating in conjunction with United Way and the IRS, offers free tax assistance to low-income individuals and families at locations in Rocklin and Auburn.
400 acres in Lincoln approved for conservation
Over 400 acres of wildlife habitat and fertile rice land in Lincoln are set to be conserved in perpetuity with the Placer County Board of Supervisors today approving $1,380,500 in Placer Legacy open space and State grant funds to buy an agricultural conservation easement on the land.
Placer County Sports and Event Center project
The Placer County Board of Supervisors today unanimously voted to approve the Placer County Sports and Event Complex project @the Grounds in Roseville.
Draft EIR for Sunset Area and Placer Ranch plans
Members of the community can provide public comment on the draft environmental impact report for the proposed Sunset Area Plan and Placer Ranch Specific Plan through Feb. 22, 2019.
Squaw Valley Park now open for free snow play
Looking for a prime spot to build that perfect snowman or do a little snowshoeing? Placer County’s Squaw Valley Park in Olympic Valley is also open during the winter season, offering a free snow play option for visitors and residents.
New online appointment scheduling tool
Customers can now save time by booking appointments online to process permit requests for residential and commercial developments along with grading, sewer and special events.
Health Officer appointed to state tobacco comittee
Placer County Health Officer Dr. Robert Oldham has been reappointed to California’s Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee, where he has served since 2015.
Dollar Hill achievable housing project
A proposed achievable housing development at Dollar Hill took a step forward with the Placer County Board of Supervisors voting to negotiate with Related-Pacific Companies to build the project.
Granite Bay transportation workshops
The Placer County Department of Public Works announced they will be hosting a series of workshops intended to engage residents and business owners on desired improvements related to transportation programs and systems in Granite Bay.