Placer County Board of Supervisors

Reader Input: Reasons to nix supes’ pay raise

On July 22, the Placer County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution to place a measure on the Nov. 4 ballot that would increase their salary to a base of over $71,000 a year and ...

Another View: On firestorms, public policy and the Big Mo

Watching the devastating impacts on human beings as the Sand Fire swept through the borderlands of Amador and El Dorado counties, it reminded me that momentum is a powerful force i ...

Reader input: Costco deal already done

Costco deal already done The Auburn Journal headline on July 10, 2014 said  “Costco could displace Placer buildings.” The article goes on to say the county super ...

Placer County supes salary increase bid to be on Nov. 4 ballot

Placer County voters will decide Nov. 4 whether to raise Board of Supervisor compensation. The five supervisors – Jennifer Montgomery, Jack Duran, Robert Weygandt, Kirk Uhle ...

Reader input: Supervisors work hard to please all

It is ironic that Tuesday’s paper had a letter blasting the Supervisors and Wednesday’s had a letter praising one of them for correcting a hazardous problem. When ...

Reader Input: Supes bow to big corporations

Paul McDaniel’s letter today regarding the Placer County Board of Supervisors was spot on (“Deny supervisors that raise they requested,” Reader Input, July 16). ...

Reader Input: Deny supervisors that raise they requested

We have recently read that the Placer County Supervisors are again asking for a raise in pay (“Supes closer to putting own pay hike on ballot,” Journal, July 9). I was ...

Reader input: Senior Center needs funds, too

Reading the July 10 edition of the Auburn Journal, I saw that our supervisors and county have about $7 million in public money to accommodate Costco (“Costco could displace P ...

Another View: Slick city-chamber deal raises eyebrows, questions

This is a tale of how things get done in Auburn. In its June 17 meeting, the chronically verbose Placer County Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of the Auburn Depot for ...

County supervisors approve $93K for museum relocation

The Placer County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday that the county would cover the $93,000 cost of moving Gold Country Museum from its location in Gold Country Fairgrounds to th ...