Budget

Placer County, Cal Fire union wrangle over funding Ophir station

The Cal Fire firefighters union is in a high-stakes funding wrangle with Placer County as next year’s budget numbers crunch starts to be stepped up. Cal Fire Local 2881 is f ...

Saving our library system – our vision for the future

I hope that many of you reading this have had the opportunity to visit a Placer County Library recently to borrow a book, DVD, book on CD, music CD, use a computer, attend a progra ...

Placer County supes sign off on 10.7 percent budget increase

A boost in spending on regional sewer and animal shelter construction projects is a major driving force for a 10.7 percent increase in Placer County’s 2014-15 budget. The co ...

Placer County budget in recovery mode

Placer County’s finances are continuing in recovery mode, the Board of Supervisors learned Tuesday. Andy Heath, Placer County deputy CEO of finance, administration and budge ...

Placer Water budget set at $90.8 million

Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday adopted a combined 2014 calendar-year budget of $90.8 million. The combined budget includes a water division budget of $53. ...

Shutdown closes offices, fed services in Auburn area

Shockwaves from the partial federal government shutdown were starting to reverberate through the Auburn-area foothills Tuesday. The U.S. Forest Service ranger office in Foresthill ...

Placer County budget gets final OK

Placer County supervisors gave their final approval Tuesday to a $721 million annual budget that provides for bringing on new sheriff’s personnel to open a South Placer jail ...

Placer supes investing in long-term budget strategy

  Placer County supervisors are now not only sitting down in the coming months to chart out a budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year starting in July. They’ll also be mapp ...