Placer County Board of Supervisors

Reader Input: Auburn needs curb appeal

We have all heard about the $1 lease deals. The fact that the city is fiscally concerned, however, they have $93K for tenant improvements. Now the board of supervisors wants to rai ...

Reader Input: Pay raise, pay raise, everyone’s talking raise

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: Pay supes for running county well

There have been complaints about the vast discrepancy between the salaries of company CEOs, university presidents, etc., and the average employee of the institution or company. P ...

Another View: The pendulum should swing back on supervisors’ salaries

There has been much said about what is a fair or just salary for the members of the Placer County Board of Supervisors.   We all know how it started, with the League of Ta ...

Reader Input: You reap what you sow, supervisors

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 ...

Reader Input: $30K a year with no insurance unfair

Surprise, surprise. I did not think the comparison of neighboring counties was a good methodology to compare board of supervisors salaries (“Supes closer to putting own pay h ...

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 ...