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Placer County hires San Antonio expert for homeless study

Looking for answers to the continuing problem of homelessness, Placer County is mounting a $49,500       study to examine current needs and possible f ...

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 ...

Placer County’s 2013-14 proposed budget OK’d

A healthier economy is making a big difference in Placer County’s budget planning. The sense of relief was palpable Tuesday as the Placer County Board of Supervisors approve ...

Placer County funding for new North Auburn animal shelter now up to $16.5 million

  Placer County’s nest-egg to fund a new $23.6 million animal shelter in North Auburn is growing. In a move that was first revealed publicly in a report to the county ...

Placer supes wade through still-murky budget waters

AUBURN CA - A balanced $790.1 million spending plan was presented to the Placer County Board of Supervisors at a budget workshop on Thursday. But a cautiously optimistic staff pres ...

Placer County supes OK five-year budget plan effort

AUBURN CA - A five-year budget strategy for Placer County is moving forward with guidance from at least one elected official who wants to ensure any job cuts are done with care. S ...

State money woes cloud Placer County spending plan

AUBURN CA - Placer County is poised to take another budget blow but the state of California?s own financial uncertainties are leaving the question an open one on how low spending w ...

Placer County budget challenges, building projects marked 2011

Budget challenges continued to cast a shadow over Placer County operations in 2011. But the year now ending also was marked with continued debate over a $100,000 charity fund, the ...

Placer supes adopt $765.8 million budget

Praising Placer County budget-balancing efforts, Placer County supervisors adopted a $765.8 million spending plan Tuesday for the coming year. On paper, the final budget is 1.1 pe ...

Placer County paring spending next year with $720.4 million budget

With questions on the state budget still unanswered, Placer County has forged a $720.4 million spending plan of its own for the coming fiscal year that is 4.9 percent lower than th ...