Placer County Animal shelter

Reader Input: Scrutinize those shelter costs

Placer County Animal Shelter is $18 million over what it would and should be built for. As a California contractor, I built over 60 new homes in Placer, El Dorado and Nevada coun ...

Reader input: County needs new shelter

When I visited the Auburn (animal) shelter the first time in 1994, I was shocked at the horrible conditions. Now, almost two decades later, it is still the same depressing “a ...

Reader Input: Supervisors need to pay attention

Twenty-six million dollars for an animal shelter? The concept boggles my mind! Where is the concept of “personal responsibility” for one’s actions? As in, if ...

Reader input: Shelter proposal is absurd idea

I want a better deal from government. Placer County employees are proposing an animal shelter costing over $150,000 per dog house (Journal, March 29 and 31). It’s absurd. Our ...

Some question $23.6M price tag

How much is too much? Hard questions are being asked about the estimated cost of a proposed Placer County Animal Shelter in North Auburn that has risen from an initial $5 milli ...

Reader Input: Build the new animal shelter

The Placer County Animal Shelter in North Auburn was originally designed as a “Dairy Barn” in the early to mid-’70s. It was used to “temporarily” hous ...

Reader Input: Animal shelter not gold-plated

I was flabbergasted by the article on the proposed Placer County animal shelter and associated costs, which are unconscionable for the purpose (“Placer supes move on new $23. ...