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Placer County Newsletter - May 3, 2018

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Photo of the week

Foothill flowers are blooming! This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @marywest530 
on Instagram, was captured at Canyon View Preserve in Auburn.

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@the Grounds renovations revealed

the grounds image

Placer County joined Placer Valley Tourism and many other regional partners May 1 to celebrate the completion of a $10 million renovation of the Placer County Fairgrounds, now known as @the Grounds. The project, a collaboration of Placer County and PVT, improves facilities across the property to better suit today's meetings space needs and restores many of @the Grounds' original, unique architectural features. See the improvements

Today is Big Day of Giving 2018


It's not too late to make a donation to your favorite nonprofit organization for Big Day of Giving 2018! Hundreds of local organizations would love to have your support during our region's annual fundraising drive. Donate now

Placer County Sheriff's Office fun run

Sheriff's fun run

The Placer County Sheriff's Office will present its inaugural North Auburn Community 5K Fun Run on May 12. Community members are invited to join in the family-friendly event launched in memory of Deputy Karen Johnson, who died in 2003 when she was struck by a vehicle while running. Funds raised will benefit Northern California Special Olympics athletes. Sign up today

Interstate 80 - Highway 65 interchange construction

80-65 interchange

Construction on this major project to ease congestion at the I-80/Highway 65 interchange has begun! Sign up for project updates and see more information here.  

Mental Health Month: Helping older adults

Mental health month

Depression is NOT a normal part of aging. Older adults have the highest rate of suicide of any age group, especially men. To learn the warning signs of suicide visit suicideispreventable.org and find more local resources here.

More TRPA permits available at Placer’s Tahoe City office

TRPA permits

Placer County’s Community Development Resource Agency in Tahoe City now offers a one-stop shop to customers requiring Tahoe Regional Planning Agency permits for certain commercial, visitor-serving (such as hotels) and mixed-use projects located in the Tahoe Basin. Read more

Two public meetings set for proposed Squaw-Alpine gondola project

Squaw Valley

Draft environmental review documents for the proposed Squaw Valley-Alpine Meadows Base-to-Base Gondola Project are now available for public comment. Two community meetings are planned this month. Read more

Lake Tahoe roadside boat inspection stations open for season

Tahoe boat inspections

Know before you go! Roadside stations for inspections and decontamination of Lake Tahoe-bound motorized boats and watercraft are officially open for the 2018 boating season. Check out the locations, hours of operation and dates for the inspection stations here

Placer’s free oil filter exchange starts this Saturday

free oil exchange

Every Saturday and Sunday in May, you can bring your used motor oil filters to a participating O'Reilly Auto Parts or AutoZone store and leave with a FREE new one. Find out more 

Arts Council of Placer County talent competition

art council talent contest

If you've got talent in any of the arts, the "Placer County Has Talent 2018" competition is a great chance to share passion with our community. Enter now through June 3. Find out more


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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

Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 3, 6 p.m. Agenda
Roseville Veterans Hall Board meeting, May 7, 10 a.m. Details
Foresthill Veterans Hall Board meeting, May 7, 6 p.m. Details
Foresthill Forum Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 7, 7 p.m. Agenda
Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting, May 8, 9 a.m. Agenda
North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 8, 6 p.m. Agenda
Colfax Coffee with Supervisor Montgomery, May 9, 11 a.m. Details
Western Placer Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 9, 6:30 p.m. Agenda
Sheridan Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 9, 7 p.m. Agenda
Loomis Veterans Hall Board Meeting, May 10, 10 a.m. Details
North Tahoe Regional Advisory Council meeting, May 10, 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...

Auburn: Children's Nature Walk & Scavenger Hunt
Lincoln: Annual Spring Cleanup
Loomis: Spring Clean Up Day
Newcastle: Newcastle Community Celebration
Rocklin: Dinosaur Day Science Fest2018 Rocklin Community Festival 
Roseville: Fountain's First Friday

...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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