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Placer County Newsletter - April 26, 2018

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Photo of the Week 4/26/18

Photo of the week

Talk about a starry night! This gorgeous #PlacerLife photo, taken by @emmrado on Instagram, was captured in Auburn.


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Over 500 poll workers still needed for June 5 primary election

poll workers needed

With the June 5 statewide primary election just over a month away, the Placer County Elections Office is facing a shortage of volunteers to serve in 231 precincts throughout the county. Over 500 paid poll workers are still needed, including 100 bilingual volunteers fluent in Spanish or Korean. Volunteer here

Road improvements coming this summer

roads improvements

Road resurfacing projects in Granite Bay and North Lake Tahoe are in the works this summer, with more work planned for next year funded by the California’s new gas tax. Read more

Free training, resources for Small Business Week

small business week

During National Small Business Week next week, take advantage of many free events for entrepreneurs looking to launch a startup or established businesses wanting to grow. Check out events at the new Placer Business Resource Center, the Small Business Festival and Roseville 2018 and the free National Small Business Week Virtual Conference hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration. More offerings are available year-round from the foothills to the Sierra through the Placer Business Resource Center and Sierra Business Development Center.

Romaine lettuce warning

lettuce warning

If you have store-bought romaine lettuce at home, including whole heads and hearts of romaine, chopped romaine, and salad mixes with romaine, don’t eat it and throw it away. If you don’t know if the lettuce is romaine, don’t eat it. Please continue to heed this warning about romaine lettuce from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Stop ticks in their tracks

tick season

It’s tick season. Learn about how to reduce your chances of getting a tick-borne disease and if you do get bitten by a tick, please consult your doctor. The Placer County Public Health Lab is no longer available for tick testing, but if you and your doctor choose to test the tick, then additional resources can be found here.

Traffic improvements construction starts in Tahoe City next week

Tahoe City

Some big improvements are coming to Tahoe City this summer. Construction for a series of projects, including three new roundabouts and upgrades for the aging Fanny Bridge, will start next week. Learn more about the projects and the construction schedule here.

Next steps for Tahoe City firehouse properties redevelopment

Tahoe firehouse

Two proposed concepts to redevelop the Tahoe City firehouse properties near Commons Beach in Tahoe City were presented to the Placer County Board of Supervisors at their meeting in Kings Beach Tuesday. While a final concept for the space is not yet determined, the county will move forward to further study the financial and development feasibility of the two ideas and return to the board with the findings at a later date. Read more

Big Day of Giving is coming May 3

BDOG 2018

For one 24-hour stretch, our community will come together to continue the tradition of giving to the hundreds of nonprofits that strengthen the Sacramento region every day. Big Day of Giving is the culmination of an entire year's worth of community-building and collaboration, made possible by the generosity of our region's donors and community partners. Learn more 

Free medication take-back across Placer County April 28

medication take-back

Have any medicine you don't need anymore? A free medication take-back event will take place at many locations across Placer County on Saturday, April 28. Prescription and over-the-counter drugs, controlled substances and veterinary medications will all be accepted. Learn more

Placer welcomes new members to Planning Commission

Tahoe planning building

The Placer County Board of Supervisors recently approved the appointment two new planning commissioners: Anders Hauge, representing District 5, and Nathan Herzog, representing District 2. The Planning Commission is composed of seven members who advise the Placer County Board of Supervisors on land-use planning and related matters. Read more

Apply to serve on your local Municipal Advisory Council



Placer County is currently looking to fill vacancies on the Granite Bay, Sheridan, Meadow Vista, Donner Summit and Squaw Valley municipal advisory councils. Municipal advisory councils are comprised of volunteers who serve as a voice for their communities and provide their elected county supervisor with input on policies, projects and issues affecting their neighbors. Apply today


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List of active projects throughout Placer County

Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. 


Active Projects


Upcoming public meetings and events

Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee Annual Housing Update, April 28, 9 a.m. Details
Placer County Business Resource Center open house, May 1, 12 p.m. Details
Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 2, 7 p.m. Agenda
Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 3, 6 p.m. Agenda

To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here.

Upcoming community events

Don’t miss the fun coming this next week in... 

Loomis: Mandaride
Rocklin: Rocklin Cleanup Day
Roseville: Yomen: A Spring CelebrationGenealogy Workshop
North Lake Tahoe: Donner Lake Photo WalkSpring Themed Dress-Up Weekends

...and many Placer County Library and Placer County Museum events. 

Visit our regional partners to discover more of the fun happening right here in Placer County!


County jobs website is updated regularly

Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. 

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Placer County Communications and Public Affairs
piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646

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