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Placer County Board of Supervisors
Reader Input: Smaller raise for supervisors
Friday Aug 15 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 supes a fair salary
Friday Aug 15 2014
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
Wednesday Aug 13 2014
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
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: Pay supes for running county well
Sunday Aug 10 2014
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
Saturday Aug 09 2014
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
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 ...
Reader Input: $30K a year with no insurance unfair
Thursday Aug 07 2014
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
Tuesday Aug 05 2014
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
Wednesday Jul 30 2014
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 ...
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