Jack Duran

Another View: Despite challenges, correctional realignment in Placer County a model of collaboration

Much has been made about the State of California’s efforts to shift the cost and burden of correctional supervision for alleged “low-risk,” or non-violent offenders onto coun ...

Placer County has game plan to handle state prisoner influx

Placer County’s state-prison realignment vision will lean heavily on incarcerating felons and the threat of jail time. But one group speaking to the Placer County Board of Superv ...

Supes voted right on dam

Re: “Placer County supes oppose Garden Bar dam on Bear River” (Journal, Nov. 9): Many thanks to our supervisors for their “no” vote on a Garden Bar dam. This is not only th ...

Revenue sharing an unaffordable luxury

I want to thank Placer County supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jack Duran for taking a principled stand on the county’s revenue sharing policy, albeit on the losing end of a 3 ...

Another View: A revenue-sharing moratorium means setting clearer priorities

In recent months, there has been much debate about the county budget in general, and the spending program known as “revenue sharing,” in particular. As supervisors, we are ...

Supervisor questions management response in audit report

Placer County supervisors shared some concerns Tuesday after the county’s Audit Committee presented its annual report and discussed the findings of the single audit reports for f ...

Duran takes right stance

I wish to congratulate District 1 supervisor, Jack Duran, on his stance regarding the revenue-sharing issue (Journal, July 4). It’s ironic that a Democrat would take the position ...

Ruffalo: Local Republicans continue to stink up the place

If my only two choices for membership to a political party were Republican or Democrat, I unhesitatingly would opt for the GOP every time. Maybe it’s nothing more than nostalgia ...

District 1 Supervisor Duran proposes temporary moratorium on county revenue sharing program

District 1 Supervisor Jack Duran in February proposed a one-year moratorium to Placer County’s “Revenue Share” program. The program gives each County Supervisorial District $ ...

Duran, Weygandt take oath of office

Jack Duran and Robert M. Weygandt formally took the oath of office during the final days of 2010 to start four-year terms on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Duran, a Rosev ...