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06/25/2024
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According to the staff report, revenues are projected to be $2.64 million for fiscal year 2024-25 and $2.68 million for 25-26, Expenditures are projected at $2.5 million for the first budget year and $2.6 million for the second.

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06/18/2024
Image for display with article titled Colfax Approves Skate Park Agreement With Placer County

In their June 12 meeting, the Colfax City Council approved moving forward with an agreement with Placer County for a proposed skate park project.

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06/06/2024
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The Colfax City Council on May 22 approved the introduction of an amendment to the mixed-use MU-1 zoning district, which allows for pedestrian-oriented uses on the ground floor or street-frontage spaces on Main Street.

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06/04/2024
Image for display with article titled Colfax Approves Short-Term Rental Ordinance Introduction

In an effort to have regulations for short-term rentals within city limits, the Colfax City Council approved the introduction of an ordinance to allow for a permitting process during its May 22 meeting.

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05/31/2024
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The Colfax City Council approved $10,000 in funding for the 3rd of July celebration during its May 22 meeting.

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05/21/2024
Image for display with article titled Colfax Approves Animal Services Contract With Placer County

The Colfax City Council unanimously approved a two-year contract with Placer County Health and Human Services for animal control and care services during its May 8 meeting.

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05/17/2024
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The Colfax City Council reviewed additional aspects of the proposed skate park on May 8 in an effort to continue the project’s progress.

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05/07/2024
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The Colfax City Council on April 24 assigned two of its members to serve on the Caboose Relocation Ad-Hoc Committee.

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04/23/2024
Image for display with article titled Placer County Approves Additional Funding for Colfax Skate Park

The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved an additional $130,000 be provided to the city of Colfax for the proposed skate park.

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04/16/2024
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In a continued commitment to fair housing, the city of Colfax approved a resolution April 10 to further efforts to activities and programs related to housing and community development.

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04/16/2024
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The Colfax City Council approved a response generated to address the 2023 Grand Jury report findings regarding homelessness during its April 10 meeting.

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03/29/2024
Image for display with article titled Colfax Approves Downtown  Connectivity, Improvement Plan

The plan identifies and develops concepts for a revitalized downtown, including improvements to visibility and wayfinding as well as using underutilized pavement space to improve cyclist and pedestrian facilities and beautifying downtown Colfax.

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03/08/2024
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In an effort to move the nine year and counting skate park project forward, the Colfax City Council approved a funding request during its meeting

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02/16/2024
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Loomis officials agreed to pursue a trash pickup agreement with the cities of Auburn and Colfax. While the staffs of all three jurisdictions recommend the JPA, some Loomis locals are skeptical.

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02/02/2024
Image for display with article titled Colfax Reviews Downtown Connectivity, Improvement Plan

The Colfax City Council held a workshop for its Draft Downtown Connectivity/Main Street Improvement Plan during its Jan. 24 meeting.

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01/19/2024
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Colfax reached out to Auburn for temporary assistance due to staff turnover. This will be the third time Auburn City Clerk Amy Lind will be providing assistance to Colfax.

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12/15/2023
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The reins of the Colfax City Council changed hands as Kim Douglass was named mayor in a unanimous vote.

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12/01/2023
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The Colfax City Council appointed Ronald Walker as the next city manager, replacing Wes Heathcock, who left in June to serve as town manager in Loomis. Mike Luken has served as interim manager since July.

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07/07/2023
Image for display with article titled Colfax Fills Vacancies Left by Departing Councilmembers

During its June 28 meeting, the Colfax City Council appointed new members Caroline McCully and Larry Hillberg to fill vacant seats.

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05/12/2023
Image for display with article titled Colfax Council Accepting Résumés to Fill Vacant Seat

Mayor Pro Tem Marnie Mendoza, previously on an approved leave of absence, shared her resignation May 4 on Facebook. City Attorney Mick Cabral advised the council it has 60 days to fill the vacancy.

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05/09/2023
Colfax Mayor Trinity Burruss and Auburn Mayor Alice Dowdin Calvillo traveled to Washington, D.C., as a part of the Sacramento Metro Chamber Cap to Cap trip, which aimed to gain support for the six-county region surrounding Sacramento (including Placer).

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02/27/2023
The Colfax City Council weighed the permissible scope of cannabis licenses at its latest meeting. Colfax currently only allows for the sale of medicinal marijuana.

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02/09/2023
The Colfax City Council approved the purchase of a roadway easement for Railroad Street from Union Pacific. Improvements to the roadway are key to improving transportation.

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01/30/2023
The Colfax City Council directed staff to proceed with drafting an ordinance which would allow short-term rentals. At present, Planning Director Emmanuel Ursu says, city code is silent on residential rentals for periods fewer than 30 days.

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01/30/2023
The Colfax City Council approved an ordinance that establishes an expedited process for the electric vehicle charging station permitting process.

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01/16/2023
The Colfax City Council approved the introduction of an ordinance that establishes an expedited process for the permitting process of electric vehicle charging station applications.

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12/14/2022
The Colfax City Council saw minimal change as it swore in its newly elected officials. Kim Douglass, who served on the council from 2012-20, and incumbents Trinity Burruss and Sean Lomen were sworn in.

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11/13/2022
Measure B, called a “Traveler’s Tax,” is a 2 percent increase on taxes charged at lodgings that are rented for less than a month.

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11/13/2022
As of Monday night, the three leading contenders for three seats on the Colfax City Council are Trinity Burruss with 157 votes (24.49 percent); Sean Lomen with 142 votes (22.15 percent), and Kim A. Douglass with 98 votes (15.29 percent).

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10/07/2022
Residents of Colfax soon will elect three representatives to the Colfax City Council. Six candidates are angling for those spots. Incumbents Trinity Burruss, Sean Lomen and Joe Fatula face off against Kim Douglass, Rocky Orozco and Larry Hillberg.
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