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Placer County supes still mulling new CEO selection

AUBURN CA - As of late Friday afternoon, Placer County was still without a permanent CEO. The Placer County Board of Supervisors was apprised in early December by County Executive ...

Placer County CEO selection moves closer

AUBURN CA - The search for a new Placer County CEO is down to a shortlist of less than a dozen candidates. The county’s top managerial post has been vacant since February, after ...

Placer County’s $30,000 search for new CEO moves ahead

AUBURN CA - An executive search firm out of Rocklin is being paid $30,000 to help Placer County find a new chief executive officer to replace Tom Miller. And its request for appl ...

Placer County law-enforcement hiring 22

AUBURN CA - Placer County moved a step closer Tuesday to hiring 22 more law-enforcement system employees. The total includes 14 new correctional system employees, seven new deputi ...

Placer County budget challenges, building projects marked 2011

Budget challenges continued to cast a shadow over Placer County operations in 2011. But the year now ending also was marked with continued debate over a $100,000 charity fund, the ...

Placer County CEO Tom Miller to retire in early 2012

AUBURN CA - Placer County Executive Officer Tom Miller announced Tuesday that he plans to retire early next year. The county CEO for six years, Miller’s retirement plans were re ...

Placer supes confront commitment issues on costly North Auburn sewer

Placer County’s sewer solution for the North Auburn area is going Tuesday to the Board of Supervisors with no clear favorite. Supervisors Jim Holmes and Robert Weygandt – the ...

Supes temporarily halt Placer County’s $100,000 fund for non-profits

Spending from a controversial $100,000 fund for non-profits controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors is now on hold. Voting 3-2 Tuesday to institute a temporary morator ...

$175,000 manager salary cap? Placer County supes taking a look

A $175,000 yearly salary cap for Placer County managers? It’s an option the Placer County Board of Supervisors wants to consider as it deals with deteriorating revenues and a sh ...

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 ...

Placer County gets tough on Serene Lakes propane leaks

With one unoccupied Serene Lakes cabin destroyed in an explosion and two dozen propane systems at other homes determined to have dangerous leaks, Placer County Executive Officer To ...

Top Placer County probation, library jobs filled

Placer County is filling two key management posts from within its own ranks. Mary George, who started with Placer County as a library clerk 19 years ago, has been promoted from as ...

$175,000 salary cap for execs? Placer County supes willing to take a look

A $175,000 yearly salary cap for Placer County managers? It?s an option the Placer County Board of Supervisors wants to consider as it deals with deteriorating revenues and a shak ...

Placer County supe Holmes, McClintock at odds over fed spending cuts

Fresh from a Washington, D.C. trip, Supervisor Jim Holmes criticized U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock on Tuesday for trying to cut spending he said could impact federal funding for Placer ...