salary

Reader input: Fire districts need adequate funds, too

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...