Andy Heath

Placer County budget rises 2.4 percent to $817 million

Placer County’s spending plan is now in place, with an annual budget of $817 million. The budget blueprint for the year ending June 30, boosts funding for open space preserv ...

Ophir fire station gets reprieve from Placer County

Threatened with potential closure this spring, the Ophir fire station will remain open. Placer County’s plans to help provide funding to keep the station open were detailed ...

Placer County eyes new North Auburn office building

The next new building constructed at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn could be for government uses. While not mentioned during budget discussions with the Board ...

Loomis, Meadow Vista libraries getting reprieve from closing for now

Placer County is working on a new budget plan that would allow the Loomis library to stay open through at least the end of the year. The plan also calls for the Meadow Vista libra ...

Placer County supes sign off on 10.7 percent budget increase

A boost in spending on regional sewer and animal shelter construction projects is a major driving force for a 10.7 percent increase in Placer County’s 2014-15 budget. The co ...

Placer County 2014-15 budget to fold in conservation, planning funds

Placer County staff set the stage Tuesday for a new budget in the coming fiscal year that provides a new funding stream for conservation and industrial-growth planning. The draft ...

Placer County budget blues fading as new 2014-15 spending plan considered

With an improving economy emerging after several down years, Placer County supervisors are poised to adopt a spending plan for the coming year that is up 9.9 percent. The proposed ...

Another View: Running once for council was enough

Mike Holmes, Bridget Powers and Matt Spokely … you can all relax, because I’m not running. Two years ago, after voters torpedoed Kevin Hanley’s charter city ep ...

Placer County budget in recovery mode

Placer County’s finances are continuing in recovery mode, the Board of Supervisors learned Tuesday. Andy Heath, Placer County deputy CEO of finance, administration and budge ...

Heath to help city with budget

Andy Heath, Placer County’s executive officer of finance, will temporarily take over planning the city of Auburn’s budget after finance director Kim Juran leaves on Mar ...

Auburn’s finance chief to leave post

In the wake of City Manager Bob Richardson’s departure to Grass Valley, Auburn will now also be dealing with the loss of city finance chief Kim Juran, who took the position j ...

Auburn’s finance head moves on; city manager next?

Andy Heath paused to count the plaques on the wall of his Auburn City Hall office when asked about the city’s most recent award for excellence in financial reporting. &ldquo ...

Auburn seeks $400,000 in unpaid School Park Preserve costs

City Manager Bob Richardson called the School Park Preserve project a positive story, but Auburn is still looking to close the book on the negative balance of nearly $400,000 remai ...

Freitas makes life easier for Auburn residents

For 23 years Mary Freitas has been helping businesses in Auburn get their start. Whether it?s a seamless explanation of the business licensing procedure or a friendly face when pa ...

Rising gas prices don’t signal upturn

In response to Thursday’s front-page article, “Auburn sales tax projections looking up”: Is (City of Auburn Administrative Services director) Andy Heath from an a ...