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Placer supes adopt $765.8 million budget
Tuesday Sep 13 2011
Praising Placer County budget-balancing efforts, Placer County supervisors adopted a $765.8 million spending plan Tuesday for the coming year. On paper, the final budget is 1.1 pe ...
Placer County departments talk about doing more with less
Saturday Aug 20 2011
One by one, departments updated Placer County supervisors on their budgets Thursday and Friday, all marching to a familiar tune: Do more with less. In the two-day budget workshop, ...
Placer County paring spending next year with $720.4 million budget
Tuesday Jun 07 2011
With questions on the state budget still unanswered, Placer County has forged a $720.4 million spending plan of its own for the coming fiscal year that is 4.9 percent lower than th ...
Placer County grapples with increasing needs of poor
Tuesday Mar 08 2011
Health and Human Services programs are balancing fewer resources with increasing demands from the needy in Placer County. Dr. Richard Burton, Health and Human Services Department d ...
Placer County's lean budget for 2010-11 now official
Tuesday Sep 28 2010
Placer County supervisors adopted a new $757.7 million budget today that dips into reserves and carry-overs from savings last year to stay balanced. Providing a spending plan for t ...
Reserves used to make town budget work
Wednesday Jul 14 2010
The Loomis Town Council has approved a budget for fiscal year 2010-11 that uses $250,000 of reserves to make ends meet. Vic Markey, of Loomis, questioned the council during the fin ...
Loomis budget $294,000 in the red
Wednesday Jun 23 2010
Loomis is facing a $294,000 budget shortfall and road improvements may be on the chopping block. “We’re looking at everything right now,” Perry Beck, town manager, said when ...
Loomis Union reaches $14.8 million deal
Wednesday Jun 23 2010
The Loomis Union School District has seated a new board member and approved a budget that deficit spends by almost half a million dollars. Jeanne Duvall, of Loomis, was elected by ...
Prudent planning, cost-cutting key to county success
Wednesday May 05 2010
The board of supervisors, county budget team, department heads and many employees have worked to help the Placer County weather the recession and state budget crisis. Under board l ...
Union clashes with Placer County over plan for more furlough days
Tuesday Apr 27 2010
Placer County supervisors OK’d five more furlough days for unionized workers Tuesday, despite a plea for further discussions from a Local 39 business representative. The county ...
Slimmed-down Sierra College ag, auto, construction programs back on
Tuesday Mar 09 2010
Three threatened vocational courses at Sierra College are off the chopping block for now. The Sierra College board approved limited continuation of vocational automotive, agricult ...
Placer County union offers its own cost-cutting plan
Tuesday Mar 02 2010
Placer County’s largest employee organization has offered its own option to help close next year’s projected $23 million budget gap. But while county CEO Tom Miller said he’s ...
Wage freeze gets Placer County supes support, cool reception from union
Tuesday Feb 23 2010
Placer County supervisors gave their blessing today to a halt in merit pay raises for all county employees starting in July. With the latest estimate from the CEO Tom Miller’s o ...
Sierra College looks at ways to keep threatened vocational courses
Wednesday Feb 03 2010
The Sierra College board is asking the school’s administrator to work with automotive, agriculture and construction programs on ways to keep them going in the wake of threatened ...
Trustees hear pleas to save Sierra College vocational programs
Tuesday Feb 02 2010
ROCKLIN - With the very real prospect of losing Sierra College vocational agriculture, construction and auto programs to budget cuts, speakers were out in full force Tuesday to try ...
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