Middle Fork Project grant applications
Grant funding is now available to help protect the Middle Fork American River from fire risk thanks to an annual funding agreement between Placer County and Placer County Water Agency.
Placer Hills Fire special election
Placer Hills voters will have the opportunity to decide their level of fire and emergency medical service in "a" special mail ballot election May 7. The Placer County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution that will put the "measure" on special election ballots for an increase in parcel tax rates.
300 acres of open space slated for conservation
Nearly 300 acres of restored wetlands and endangered species habitat near Lincoln will be permanently conserved with the Placer County Board of Supervisors yesterday approving a purchase and sale agreement for $2,354,711 to buy a conservation easement over the land.
Transportation demands workshop
Residents, business owners and visitors to the North Lake Tahoe region are invited to a second public workshop April 11 to learn more about and provide input on Placer County’s draft Transportation Demand Management Strategies proposal.
Tree Removal in Dutch Flat
Continuing to address the crisis of dead and dying trees in Placer County, the county Board of Supervisors today approved the latest in a series of contracts to remove trees threatening county roads and infrastructure.
Foresthill Fire District special election
Foresthill voters will have the opportunity to decide their level of fire and emergency medical service in a special mail ballot election May 7. The Placer County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution Feb. 5 that will put the measure on a special election ballot for an increase in parcel tax rates.
Reminder to clear propane tanks
With the potential for snow buildup on buildings and systems, Placer County public safety agencies are advising Placer’s Sierra residents and businesses to monitor buildings, propane tanks and natural gas lines for signs of excessive loading due to heavy snow.
Gearing up for special primary election
In preparation of the March 26 special primary election, the Placer County Elections Office has distributed voter information guides to registered voters in California’s 1st Senate District.
Child Support Services continues to improve
Placer County Department of Child Support Services has improved on their statewide performance statistics for a second consecutive year. Under federal performance measures, CSS ranked first among medium-sized counties and third overall out of 58 counties in California in fiscal year 2018, surpassing last year’s statistics.
Road safety signage upgrades
The safety of Placer County roadways took a major step forward today with the county Board of Supervisors voting to award a $1 million contract to Highway Specialty Company Inc. to upgrade signage throughout the county.
Restoring Sierra Nevada forest health
Forest health and reducing wildfire risk was a key topic today as the Board of Supervisors voted on a resolution to move forward on a multi-agency partnership project covering 30,000 acres of public and private land around French Meadows Reservoir, west of Lake Tahoe.
Small business accessibility compliance workshop
Placer County is inviting business owners to participate in a free small business workshop on Americans with Disabilities Act compliance March 5. The workshop is designed to help local small business owners better understand ADA compliance requirements and various resources available to help business owners.