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Reader input: Fire districts need adequate funds, too
Sunday Feb 08 2015
Great, our Placer County supervisors run a deceptive campaign (Measure B) to give themselves a 139 percent pay increase plus health care and retirement benefits, all the while our ...
Reader Input: Supervisors exhibit greed
Wednesday Oct 15 2014
Greed prevails. In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County Supervisors’ salaries. Here we are, 23 years later, with the s ...
Reader input: Move if pay is embarrassing
Saturday Aug 16 2014
With respect to Jim Holmes concern of his “embarrassing salary” in his role as Placer County supervisor, I can empathize with him and would like to share my experience ...
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: $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 ...
Placer County supes salary increase bid to be on Nov. 4 ballot
Thursday Jul 24 2014
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 ...
Supes closer to putting own pay hike on ballot
Wednesday Jul 09 2014
Placer County supervisors received encouragement Tuesday on a ballot measure they must agree on in order to put their own raise to a public vote in November. Receiving compensatio ...
Writer angry over salary
Tuesday Aug 28 2012
As I was watching the news a couple days ago, I saw and heard that a school superintendent got hired and was to get over half-a-million dollars, plus perks, a year. About 10 minu ...
College management earns too much
Friday May 04 2012
Re: The Associated Press article in the Auburn Journal on May 2, 2012, ?... College leaders press for more funding? which stated ?The heads of the University of California, Califor ...
Placer County Water Agency 2 percent pay hike first since 2009
Monday Feb 20 2012
AUBURN CA - A 2 percent raise will be increasing the Placer County Water Agency payout to workers for salaries by $329,000 this year. While one board member is saying the pay rais ...
Salary excessive to close public agency
Friday Feb 17 2012
Reference articles in the Auburn Journal, dated Jan. 24, 25, re: dissolving of the (Placer) County redevelopment agency as it now exists, and basically the recreation of the same a ...
County government can’t cut its own
Friday Jan 27 2012
This is the problem with government at all levels. They just don’t have it in them to cut pay for their brethren — “Placer County provides new salary figures,” (Journal, Ja ...
Petition aims to cap salary of city management
Thursday Oct 06 2011
Friends of Roseville is circulating an initiative aimed at reducing the pay of top city management. The initiative calls for a salary cap on management/confidential and Roseville ...
Another View: Time to review ‘slush funds’ and supervisor pay
Tuesday Sep 27 2011
The issue of the legality and appropriateness of the use of taxpayer funds to support community non-profit events by local public officials has been an ongoing discussion for the p ...
Subject educators to fiscal scrutiny
Thursday Jul 14 2011
Per California Department of Education, we spend an average of $8,853 per year per student. The average teacher, same website, makes $67,932 per year. If you have 20 students per c ...
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