redevelopment

State finds City of Auburn erred in $1.2M transfer

  The state controller’s office is requiring the City of Auburn take some corrective action on the “unallowable” transfer of $1.26 million in redevelopment ...

Auburn City Council balks at 40 percent sewer rate increase

Fearing that residents’ money could be flushed down the drain, Auburn city council members stopped short Monday of backing efforts to consolidate the county’s sewage tr ...

Placer hires $199,000-a-year interim director to shut down redevelopment agency

AUBURN CA - The clock is ticking on Placer County’s redevelopment agency. A major player in North Auburn and Tahoe to help finance infrastructure and beautification improvements ...

Placer County has strategy to dissolve redevelopment agency

Placer County supervisors will be given a possible strategy Tuesday to dissolve redevelopment agency functions the state has moved to shut down and the California Supreme Court uph ...

Use funds to focus on people

We need to get over our redevelopment plans. There are more pressing needs. We have enough cement fixtures. Let’s focus on the people. Why don’t we turn one of these vacant bui ...

City wise to spend before state steals

Re: the several online comments on the Auburn Streetscape project. On the surface, it might look like the improvements are being made at the sacrifice of the homeless. I find this ...

California budget runs risk of killing off redevelopment agencies

Although Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed the proposed state Democratic budget Thursday, potential threats still hang in the air for Auburn. Brown has said in the past that he wants to dis ...

Our View: Back-to-basics approach right fit for Streetscape II

High on infrastructure and low on frills, the second phase of Auburn’s Streetscape project is ratcheting up in Downtown. The Auburn City Council made the right choice for these ...

Redevelopment, prison questions cloud Placer County budget future

State budget wrangles and a U.S. Supreme Court decision are creating plenty of financial wrinkles to iron out at the local level, Placer County supervisors were told Tuesday. Both ...

More structure, less glitz planned for Streetscape phase

Auburn residents can expect a less fancy phase 2 of the Streetscape project. Streetscape is a street beautification and improvement project connecting Old Town and Downtown Auburn ...