Placer County Board of Supervisors

Reader Input: Hard to believe supes’ gall

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: Spending priority raises concern

Re: Placer County Board of Supervisors poised to consider animal shelter,” (Journal, Aug.26). I live within a few blocks of the shelter. I have visited the present shelter-ho ...

Meddlers Report -- Aug. 19

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Reader Input: 139 percent raise too much

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: Address concerns to the proper entity

In response to Michael Burke (“Auburn needs curb appeal,” Reader Input, Aug. 13), there is a difference between the Auburn City Council and the Placer County Board of S ...

Reader Input: Smaller raise for supervisors

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

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: 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 ...