Placer supports Ukraine
The colonnade of Placer County’s historic courthouse in Auburn was lit blue and yellow last night in support of Ukrainian citizens.
Placer celebrates new museum
Placer County welcomed its new historic Fruitvale Schoolhouse Museum with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 1 in rural Lincoln.
Placer taking another look at biomass facility in Tahoe
The Placer County Board of Supervisors today authorized staff to restart the feasibility evaluation for a biomass to energy facility in North Lake Tahoe. Biomass facilities create renewable energy by burning wood scraps left over from forest clearing and defensible space efforts, which then helps remove hazardous sources of fuel for wildfires.
New camping ordinance
The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the introduction of a new camping ordinance to regulate camping and storage on county public property.
Strategies emerge from Placer's regional effort to respond to homelessness
A new report is now available for public review detailing potential strategies for a regional response to homelessness in Placer County.
Planning Commission vacancy
Placer County is looking to fill a vacancy for the at-large Planning Commission seat representing areas east of the Sierra Crest. Full- and part-time residents of that area who’d like to get involved in the county’s land development and zoning efforts are encouraged to apply.
Part-time secretary positions available for MV, WAC MAC
The Placer County Board of Supervisors Office has part-time secretary openings for both the Meadow Vista Municipal Advisory Council (MV MAC) and the Weimar/Applegate/Colfax Municipal Advisory Council (WAC MAC).
Solid waste task force seeks new members
The Placer County Solid Waste Local Task Force (SWLTF) has two vacancies and is requesting applications from interested individuals.
New North Lake Tahoe roundabout
A plan for a new roundabout and other road improvements at the intersection of state routes 28 and 267 in Kings Beach moved forward today with the Placer County Board of Supervisors approving a $1.2 million contract with GHD Inc. to complete the design and facilitate right-of-way acquisitions for the Kings Beach Western Approach Project.
County to notify residents of their district relocation
The county is sending postcards through the mail to 24,000 households to notify them that their supervisorial district has changed due to redistricting.