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State of Placer County roads, bridges, buildings getting closer look

AUBURN CA - Placer County is taking new steps toward identifying and funding high-priority infrastructure projects. At the end of the two-day budget workshop this month, Board of S ...

Supes OK new $35 fee for Placer County assessment appeals

AUBURN CA - Assessment appeals will now cost $35, under a new fee approved Tuesday by the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The fee will cover part of the processing costs assoc ...

Placer supes to consider appointing new auditor

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors are poised to appoint a new auditor-controller to replace Katherine Martinis. Martinis announced her retirement as county auditor ?controller ...

Placer County’s $30,000 search for new CEO moves ahead

AUBURN CA - An executive search firm out of Rocklin is being paid $30,000 to help Placer County find a new chief executive officer to replace Tom Miller. And its request for appl ...

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 ...

Shuffle continues in wake of two high-level Placer County departures

Changes are taking place in the upper echelons of Placer County management. A year ago, County Executive Officer Tom Miller was flanked by three top-level staffers – Assistant C ...

Plug pulled on Placer County’s green loans program but red ink still flows

The future’s not so bright for a Placer County loan program set up to help finance greener homes. Not only has the Federal Housing Finance Agency put the fledgling mPower progra ...

Placer County No. 2 post vacant after sudden departure of Rich Colwell

Rich Colwell has abruptly left the No. 2 administrative position with Placer County. The county’s chief assistant executive officer for the past three years and a 20-year county ...