Town of Loomis Adopts Balanced Budget


Loomis officials adopted a balanced $5.6-million budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year. The budget was prepared by former Finance Director Roger Carroll, who was killed in an April hit-and-run bicycle accident.

Wes Heathcock Offered Loomis Town Manager Position


The Loomis Town Council has selected Colfax City Manager Wes Heathcock to serve as the town’s next town manager, according to current Loomis Town Manager Sean Rabé, who himself is leaving in early June to take a job as Auburn’s new city manager.

Sunrise Loomis Park Public Meeting Set for May 16


Under a state park improvement grant, Loomis town officials will replace the aging playground equipment for ages 5 to 12 at Sunrise Loomis Park.

Loomis Summer Concert Series Begins May 12


Each year, the town of Loomis holds concerts at the Loomis Depot on the second Friday night of each month through August, in conjunction with the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce Family Fest event.

Loomis Town Council Decides to Appoint Treasurer


Rather than call a special election, Loomis officials have opted to appoint a temporary replacement for beloved Town Treasurer Roger Carroll, who was killed in a bicycle accident. Staff recommended a one-year appointment until the 2024 regular election.

Loomis Feels the Loss of Treasurer Roger Carroll


A stunned Loomis community remembered beloved town Treasurer Roger Carroll, who was killed in a hit-and-run bicycle accident in nearby Sutter County.

Loomis Treasurer Roger Carroll Killed in Bike Accident


Loomis Finance Director and Treasurer Roger Carroll was killed April 8 in a hit-and-run accident while cycling in Sutter County. Carroll worked for the town for just under 25 years. “Roger was just an amazing person,” Loomis Town Manager Sean Rabé said.

Loomis Sponsors May 13 Cleanup Day


The town of Loomis is sponsoring a community spring cleanup day at Del Oro High School in cooperation with refuse contractor Recology-Auburn. The event is strictly for those who reside within the town limits.

Loomis Welcomes New Planning Commissioners


Four Loomis residents were sworn in as new planning commissioners at the most recent monthly Planning Commission meeting.

Loomis Engineer to Discuss Road Conditions


Town engineer Merrill Buck will present information on road conditions to the Loomis Town Council. The city recently won a grant award for road repairs.

Loomis Settles With Developers Over Traffic


The town of Loomis settled out of court last month for $90,000 with the 108-acre College Park project in Rocklin over traffic impacts on Taylor Road.

Wave Surf Park Planned for Highway 65 Corridor


After looking at parcels in Loomis and El Dorado Hills, developers have now chosen a location on unincorporated land near Roseville and Rocklin for an artificial wave-surfing resort.

Loomis' 2022 Accomplishments and Plans for This Year


Jenny Knisley, last year’s mayor and now a Loomis Town Council member, looks back on what Loomis accomplished in 2022, and what she’s excited about for 2023.

Parks and Recreation Resources in Placer County


In Placer County, there are many ways residents can stay happy and healthy. Rocklin, Roseville, Loomis and Lincoln each have parks that provide open space and recreational programs.

Widening of Sierra College Boulevard Approved


The Loomis Planning Commission gave thumbs up to widening Sierra College Boulevard for the Costco development at Brace Road.

Loomis Costco Set to Break Ground in February


The Loomis Costco project will break ground in February, Loomis Town Manager Sean Rabe says. “Assuming weather cooperates, they’re looking to break ground in February with an anticipated opening date of early fall.”

Loomis Town Council to Fill Every Planning Commission Seat


Each of the five members of the Town Council will make a Planning Commission appointment at the Jan. 10 meeting. "This is an unusual year because we have all five commissioner seats vacant," said Loomis Town Manager Sean Rabe.

Planned Loomis Costco Dumps the Pumps


Controversial Costco in Loomis returns to Planning Commission with scheme to build the warehouse store without a gas station.

Four Compete in Loomis Town Council Election


Four Loomis residents, including incumbent Jan Clarke-Crets, are running for three open Town Council seats on Nov. 8. Current Councilmembers Jeff Duncan and Brian Baker are “termed out” at the end of the year, and Clark-Crets is being challenged by Stephanie Youngblood, David Ring and Amanda Cortez.

Loomis and Rocklin Settle Costco Dispute


After two years of litigation, the Loomis Town Council approved a settlement with the city of Rocklin on Oct. 6, paving the way for a Loomis Costco on Sierra College Boulevard.

Loomis Looks at Adding LED Town Sign


The town of Loomis is looking to replace the broken entrance sign by Burger King on Horseshoe Bar Road. The Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce previously tended the "hard letter" sign, which is now non-functional.

Town of Loomis Again Looks to Sell W&W Moulding Property


For the third time in recent years, the town of Loomis is trying to sell and develop the vacant Moulding property on Taylor Road. The Town Council voted 5-0 to release a request for proposal to develop the former lumber mill.

Loomis Accidents Studied for Local Road Safety Plan


Using data on traffic accidents over the last five years, the city of Loomis is developing a plan to get state and federal road funds. Loomis town engineer Merrill Buck presented a draft traffic safety plan to the Planning Commission.

Loomis Town Officials Greenlight Library Gardens


The town of Loomis will soon be home to the first public garden in Placer County. The Loomis Town Council approved a memorandum of understanding with the University of California Cooperative Extension group for community demonstration gardens on the library grounds.

Town of Loomis Moves Forward With Costco Project


The Loomis Costco project cleared a small hurdle as the Loomis Town Council approved measures for the store planned at Sierra College Boulevard and Brace Road. But the town requires zoning changes and other actions to accommodate the project.

Brace Road Residents Fight Against Loomis RV Park


Nearby residents continue to rally against a proposed RV campground on Brace Road at Interstate 80 during a Loomis Planning Commission public hearing. The project calls for a 34-space RV campground.

Loomis Planning Commission Gives Costco the Green Light


At the packed Loomis Train Depot meeting on March 22, the agenda included a public hearing on the Costco project. After a dozen speakers mostly in opposition spoke, the commission voted unanimously to recommend amending the Town General Plan and zoning to accommodate the project.

Loomis Mayor Covers Growth, Development in State of Town Address


In her state-of-the-town address, Mayor Jenny Knisley highlighted a few of her favorite things about Loomis. “We have about approximately 7,000 people in our town, we have seven square miles of town and we have seven intersections that have signals,” Knisley said. “So 777 is a pretty lucky place to live.”

Loomis Town Council Restarts Costco Project


Loomis Town Council took action to get the controversial Costco project moving again. In 2020, plans called for a 155,000-square-foot store and gas station, but three lawsuits were soon filed against the project.

Loomis Garbage Rates Will Rise to Accommodate Organic Waste Requirements


The Loomis Town Council held a public hearing for the proposed 10.4-percent rate increase requested by Recology Auburn-Placer, the town’s waste disposal contractor.

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