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Reader Input: Smaller raise for supervisors
Friday Aug 15 2014
I, for one, am disappointed with the Placer County Board of Supervisors for asking for a raise to a salary in excess of $71,000, plus county employee benefits. I have felt for so ...
Reader Input: Pay supes a fair salary
Friday Aug 15 2014
I am voting to raise the wages of our county supervisors. Their present salary is niggardly, cheap, disgraceful and obscene considering the size and wealth of our county. It is a ...
Reader Input: Paying to park in Old Town?
Thursday Aug 14 2014
We hear a lot about “save our senior center,” “save our frogs,” “save our supervisors,” but I feel we need to save our Old Town. We went to Aw ...
Panel likely to maintain pay for state's elected officials
Thursday Mar 21 2013
SACRAMENTO (AP) — The panel that sets salaries for the governor, lawmakers and state elected officials indicated Thursday that it was not inclined to raise pay eve ...
Placer County law-enforcement hiring 22
Tuesday Feb 14 2012
AUBURN CA - Placer County moved a step closer Tuesday to hiring 22 more law-enforcement system employees. The total includes 14 new correctional system employees, seven new deputi ...
City pay brews anger
Wednesday Sep 22 2010
City officials find themselves on the hot seat after questionable financial practices have led to controversy. Populist rage has been brewing over six-digit pensions, double dipp ...
Urrutia receives $159,452 in unused vacation, sick leave
Wednesday Sep 15 2010
Outgoing Rocklin City Manager Carlos Urrutia got a big payout last year. As the highest paid employee, his gross salary was $385,691, according to city documents. While his bas ...
Disputed merit pay raises could be part of Placer County budget cuts
Monday Feb 22 2010
Placer County supervisors could help shut the door Tuesday on executive merit pay increases. The salary hikes – usually amounting to 5 percent annually on top of cost-of-living ...
Someone needs to ‘do the math’ in Auburn city office
Saturday Apr 26 2008
I’d like to set Mr. Hass straight (Journal April 1). I am one of the janitors who lost their job recently. I started out 16 years ago at $6.95 an hour and ended at $22 an hour. Y ...
You get what you pay for with supervisors
Friday Mar 14 2008
Has anyone ever heard the expression you get what you pay for? With respect to the issue of Placer Country supervisors' pay, it is my humble opinion that they should be paid at ...
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