Public Health extends Health Warning
In an effort to support local hospitals impacted by the sharp rise in COVID-related cases, Public Health is extending its late summer Health Warning and urging all residents to use high-quality medical masks while in all indoor settings around others to protect against the highly infectious Omicron and Delta variants.
Placer ratifies local emergency for winter storms
The Placer County Board of Supervisors today ratified the county’s proclamation of a local emergency due to the ongoing threat from winter storm conditions.
New board chair takes the helm
The Board of Supervisors has seated a new board chair. District 5 Supervisor Cindy Gustafson took the helm at their first meeting of the new year replacing District 2 Supervisor Robert Weygandt as part of the annual rotation.
Placer Sierra Fire Safe Council applications open until Jan. 21
Placer County has extended the application period for three open positions on the Placer Sierra Fire Safe Council until Jan. 21.
Placer approves multi-agency plan to protect 336,000 acre-feet of groundwater
The Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a regional groundwater sustainability plan to protect groundwater resources in a portion of western Placer. In coordination with multiple regional agencies, the GSP details a long-term management plan for groundwater to avoid depletion of the resource.
Placer seeks community input on library services
Placer County is interested in hearing from residents regarding library services. The county will host a virtual town hall meeting to seek input on Jan. 24 at 6 p.m.
Parks and Trails Master Plan
Community members are invited to attend a virtual town hall meeting for the first-ever countywide Parks and Trails Master Plan final draft.
Placer approves $3.2M for the Resort Triangle trail network, Martis Trail, scenic overlook and more
The Resort Triangle trail network, Martis Valley Trail and a scenic overlook were among 12 projects approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday for approximately $3.2 million in transient occupancy tax funding to support community priorities in eastern Placer County.
Supervisors advance cap on str permits
Placer County moved closer Tuesday to limiting the number of short-term rental permits in the tourism-focused region of North Lake Tahoe, one of several proposed refinements to its short-term rental ordinance aimed at addressing community concerns and preserving workforce housing availability.