Announcements

Placer County staff advances Tahoe biomass project, seeking public-private partnership

he Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday authorized county staff to prepare and release a request for proposals for the proposed Cabin Creek biomass facility project in North Lake Tahoe.
02/22/2024

Placer County to oversee security operations at World Cup

The Placer County Sheriffs Office, in collaboration with Placer County Emergency Management, is primed to oversee security operations at this weeks Stifel Palisades World Cup event in Olympic Valley.
02/22/2024

Placer Supervisors approve contract for the French Meadows Forest Restoration Project

Today marks another step forward for the French Meadows Ecological Forest Restoration Project as the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted to allocate a contract to advance critical forest health initiatives in the Middle Fork American River watershed.
02/22/2024

Board of Supervisors take action to emphasize flexibility within Rezone Program

To continue meeting state requirements while maintaining as much flexibility as possible, the Placer County Board of Supervisors took action to refine a list of properties for consideration within the countys Housing Element Sites Rezone program.
02/16/2024

Supervisors pass resolution to oppose Prop 1 on March ballot

The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to pass a resolution at its Feb. 13 meeting to formally oppose Proposition 1, which will come before voters on the March statewide ballot.
02/14/2024

Placer County to launch environmental review of Boatworks at Tahoe redevelopment project

The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency have issued a joint notice of preparation for an environmental impact report/environmental impact study for the Boatworks at Tahoe redevelopment project.
02/08/2024

Placer County unveils state-of-the-art Health and Human Services Center in Auburn

Placer County unveiled its new Health and Human Services Center at a ribbon cutting ceremony on the Government Center campus. The center, a one-stop service center for Auburn and the foothills area, improves public access to services.
02/07/2024

Resources available to residents impacted by winter storm

In response to prolonged power outages, Pacific Gas and Electric Company opened community resource centers at two strategic locations in Placer County.
02/07/2024

Elections Office urgently seeking Election Aides for upcoming primary

Placer County Elections is urgently recruiting community members to serve at vote centers during the March 5, 2024 Presidential Primary Election. Earn an hourly rate and work for as many as 11 days! Paid training provided.
02/06/2024

Draft EIR on Housing Element Sites Rezone program available for public review and comment

A draft environmental impact report on the Housing Element Sites Rezone program is now available for public review and comment through March 18. The documents are accessible for review at our local libraries and online.
02/05/2024

County seeks to safeguard pedestrian safety and enhance traffic flow at Grove Street in Tahoe City

A project to safeguard pedestrians and enhance traffic flow within the Tahoe City corridor is set to kick off after a key approval by the Placer County Board of Supervisors last week.
02/01/2024

George Alves appointed to Placer County Planning Commission

The Placer County Board of Supervisors took recent action to appoint George Alves to the Placer County Planning Commission, representing District 2.
01/26/2024

Placer County expands parking management to Northstar California

Our Board of Supervisors this week approved an agreement with Northstar California Resort to provide backup enforcement of parking restrictions this winter - aiming to alleviate traffic congestion along state Route 267.
01/25/2024

Free tax prep for individuals and families

Maximize your refund with free tax help this year! Placer County Health and Human Services is providing free tax assistance to eligible individuals and families through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
01/24/2024

Placer County Public Health offers more free Virtual Dementia Tour sessions for caregivers, families

Public Health is offering additional free sessions of the Virtual Dementia Tour, an immersive experience designed for family members, organizations and healthcare professionals seeking to better understand the challenges of their loved ones or patients.
01/24/2024

Placer County Board of Supervisors to host Housing Element Sites Rezone workshop Feb. 13

The Placer County Board of Supervisors will host a community workshop on the proposed Housing Element Sites Rezone project at 2 p.m. on Feb. 13 at the Community Development Resource Agency building, 3091 County Center Drive in North Auburn.
01/23/2024

Infrastructure work for future Sac State Placer Center making progress

Placer Countys $28 million investment into a west Placer infrastructure project is making progress and is on target to accommodate development of Placer One the future home of a Sacramento State satellite campus.
01/19/2024

Auburn Human Services offices will soon relocate

The Auburn Human Services and Employment Services office locations will be moving in February.
01/17/2024

New weekly drop-in service in Roseville aims to assist Placer community with benefits applications

Placer residents who need help applying to benefits will now have access to a new weekly drop-in service in Roseville. The program, which begins Jan. 22, aims to streamline the process of applying for and managing food, healthcare and other benefits.
01/16/2024

Placer Supervisors approve $175,000 in defensible space grant funding for qualifying eastern Placer

The Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the acceptance of $175,000 in grant funding for the development of a Defensible Space Fuels Reduction Program, aimed at assisting low-income senior and disabled residents in eastern Placer County.
01/12/2024

Placer County Supervisor Suzanne Jones named new board chair for 2024

As is tradition, the Board of Supervisors selects a new chair and vice chair at the first meeting of every new year. This year, District 4 Supervisor Suzanne Jones was chosen to take the helm, which is shared in a rotational manner.
01/10/2024

Placer County Conservation Program set to acquire North Redwing Ranch property near Sheridan

The Placer County Board of Supervisors took recent action to approve the use of $400,000 from Placer Legacy – the county’s open space and agricultural protection program - towards the purchase of the 430-acre northern portion of Redwing Ranch.
01/09/2024

New EBT app helps reduce theft of benefits, gives you control

The new EBT Edge App allows CalFresh and CalWORKS recipients to have control over their benefits.
01/09/2024

Book Bingo challenges Placer readers to expand horizons

The Placer County Library invites you to “get cozy” this winter and expand your reading horizons through the Winter Book Bingo 2024 challenge for adults.
01/05/2024

Submit a Placer County photo for a chance to be featured in Locations California magazine

The Placer County Film Office is asking photographers to submit their best photos of Placer County for a chance to be featured in an upcoming advertisement in Locations California magazine. Entries will be accepted until Jan. 15.
01/04/2024

Placer ‘Red Sand’ event to raise awareness of human trafficking and impact on children

Families and organizations throughout Placer County are invited to join the Placer County Children’s System of Care, Probation Department, law enforcement and other partners in raising awareness of human trafficking through the “Red Sand Project.”
01/04/2024

Placer County's Mobile Crisis Team expands services to 24/7 coverage starting Jan. 1

Starting January 1, 2024, Placer County’s Mobile Crisis Team transitioned to round-the-clock service, seven days a week, to meet people in crisis where they are – whether in a park, at a school, in a shelter, at home, in a parking lot, or beyond.
01/03/2024

Placer County: 2023 Year in Review

Take a look back at the remarkable journey we've shared in Placer County. Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane with the "2023 Placer County Year in Review."
01/02/2024

Placer County librarian honored as Gold in Education Partner

Longtime Placer County Librarian Tony Carmack was recognized last week as a Gold in Education Partner by the Placer County Office of Education for his contributions to early childhood education and literacy for our youth.
12/18/2023

Board finalizes funding for six of 13 approved investment projects in Tahoe

Following guidance to proceed with 13 Tourism Occupancy Tax projects at their Oct. 16 board meeting, the Placer County Board of Supervisors took the next step in seeing these projects through by unanimously approving the contracts to fund six projects.
12/14/2023

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Agenda Items:Approval of 2024 Schedule|General Plan Policy Amendment Assoc. w/SMUD County Acres Project|Housing Needs Rezone|Ivy @ Granite Bay Minor Use Permit|Douglas Blvd. Median Project|Proposed Cavitt-Stallman & Olive Ranch Rd Stop Sign|Correspondence

Agenda Items:Approval of 2024 Schedule|General Plan Policy Amendment Assoc. w/SMUD County Acres Project|Housing Needs Rezone|Ivy @ Granite Bay Minor Use Permit|Douglas Blvd. Median Project|Proposed Cavitt-Stallman & Olive Ranch Rd Stop Sign|Correspondence
(12/01/2023)

12/6/2023 Development Review Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)

12/6/2023 Development Review Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)
(12/01/2023)

Flood Control Board of Director's Meeting Agenda

Flood Control Board of Director's Meeting Agenda
(11/30/2023)

Placer Conservation Authority Meeting Cancellation - December 7, 2023

Placer Conservation Authority Meeting Cancellation - December 7, 2023
(11/30/2023)

12/4/23 Agenda for Foresthill Forum Parks Subcommittee

12/4/23 Agenda for Foresthill Forum Parks Subcommittee
(11/29/2023)

TBDRC Agenda (PDF)

TBDRC Agenda (PDF) Update: Minutes added or updated
(11/29/2023)

MHADAB Regular Meeting Agenda (PDF)

MHADAB Regular Meeting Agenda (PDF)
(11/24/2023)

Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Agenda

Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Agenda
(11/22/2023)

11/29/2023 Development Review Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)

11/29/2023 Development Review Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)
(11/22/2023)

North Auburn/Ophir Fire Safe Council Agenda - 11/28/23

North Auburn/Ophir Fire Safe Council Agenda - 11/28/23
(11/22/2023)
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