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Reader Input: Placer taxpayers, prepare to be fleeced
Friday Jan 30 2015
A Dec. 4, 2014 Auburn Journal article headline was, “Placer County faces bleak transportation future” with a subheading, “Is a sales tax solution feasible for reg ...
Reader Input: Voters understood pay raise measure
Friday Nov 21 2014
This letter is in response to the viewpoint of Carl St. James on Wednesday, Nov. 19 (“Supes’ pay raise measure poorly worded”). He states the pay raise approved b ...
Reader Input: Notice who supported raise
Wednesday Nov 12 2014
I would like to congratulate our Placer County Supervisors on their pay increase. They placed Measure B on the ballot, ran an excellent campaign, and Measure B overwhelmingly pas ...
Another View: Placer County supervisors deserve a raise
Sunday Oct 12 2014
We’re very close to the Nov. 4 general election. In fact the Vote by Mail ballots are already in the mail. There is an issue on the ballot, Measure B, which ...
Reader Input: Why let others determine supes’ pay?
Wednesday Sep 03 2014
Measure B, the 139 percent pay increase for Placer County Supervisors appearing on the Nov. 4 ballot, provides for automatic yearly pay increases without any increase in work. Th ...
Reader Input: Hard to believe supes’ gall
Friday Aug 29 2014
I cannot believe that the Board of Supervisors (BOS) of Placer County would vote themselves a raise; “or put one on the ballot” (same thing) even as they cut back on se ...
Reader Input: 139 percent raise too much
Wednesday Aug 20 2014
Placer County supervisors want to raise their own annual salaries from $30,000 to over $71,000 for part-time work. They placed Measure B on the November ballot to do that, which is ...
Reader input: Disappointed with supes
Saturday Aug 16 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 raise, pay raise, everyone’s talking raise
Tuesday Aug 12 2014
The Placer County Supervisors are at the bottom in the state for pay. I suppose they should have some kind of a raise. When I was a union representative years ago, we always asked ...
Reader Input: You reap what you sow, supervisors
Friday Aug 08 2014
I am writing to thank John Dutton (for) his letter dated Aug. 5, “Reasons to nix supes’ pay raise.” Your letter was articulate and informative. I believe that t ...
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