Placer County Newsletter: April 6, 2017

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Placer moves forward with affordable housing action plan


Facing increasingly tight access to affordable housing like much of California, Placer County took action Tuesday to develop an affordable housing work plan for the entire county and joined the Tahoe Truckee Regional Housing Council toward setting a regional housing strategy for the North Lake Tahoe area, specifically. Read more

Prepare now for this weekend's storm


Here we go again, Placer County! Make sure you're prepared for the storm expected to last Thursday night through Saturday. Rain, snow and high winds are in the forecast so be sure to follow the weather on local news and monitor the Caltrans QuickMap for real-time road conditions. Visit our website to find sand and sandbag locations near you.

Draft Placer Ranch, Sunset Area plans coming fall 2017

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The public will get a closer look at draft Placer Ranch and Sunset Area plans in fall 2017 as Placer County moves forward with its vision for south Placer to create a vibrant community, and promote economic growth and job development for decades. Read more

Placer County emphasizes partnership in bringing University of Warwick undergraduate campus to Placer County


Plans to bring a University of Warwick campus to Placer County moved forward Tuesday with the board of supervisors voting to front some county staff costs of planning and permitting for the project. Learn more

Placer County releases comprehensive health report; first in nearly two decades


Placer County is proud to release the 2017 Community Health Status Assessment, a comprehensive look at the health and well-being of Placer residents that identifies health trends and disparities.

While the county is ranked among the top five healthiest in the state, this report will help individuals and groups – from elected officials to healthcare providers to community members – make informed decisions to help spur action and address health challenges together. Learn more

Reminder to wear blue April 7 for a cause


Every kid deserves a happy childhood. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and you can make a difference. Join us in wearing blue this Friday to demonstrate your commitment to ending child abuse and neglect. 

Upcoming forum to focus on teen drug use, drinking

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Parents and teens are invited to join the Coalition for Auburn and Lincoln Youth and other community partners at a forum the evening of April 25. Attendees will learn strategies to prevent underage drinking and drug use, as well as strengthen family bonds. Download a flier with more information. 

Deadline approaching to apply for storm damage loans


The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to businesses and residents in certain counties, including Placer, that were affected by the severe winter storms, flooding and mudslides that occurred Jan. 5-14, 2017. If you suffered storm-related damage during this time, you may apply for assistance hereThe filing deadline to return applications for property damage is April 24, 2017. The deadline to return economic injury applications is Nov. 24, 2017. 

Merrill Haber joins Placer County Planning Commission representing District 5


The Placer County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved the appointment of Merrill C. Haber to the Placer County Planning Commission representing District 5. Haber is a resident of Homewood and brings over 30 years of experience as an attorney and mediator. Read more

Save the date: The Big Day of Giving is May 4


The Big Day of Giving is less than a month away! The annual 24-hour online giving challenge will take place May 4. It's a great time to donate to your favorite causes and celebrate the good work our nonprofits do for communities throughout the Sacramento region.

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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, April 6, 6 p.m. Agenda
Placer County cannabis regulations town hall, April 6, 6 p.m. Details
Auburn Coffee with Supervisor Montgomery, April 10, 9 a.m. Details
North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council meeting, April 11, 6 p.m. Agenda
Colfax Coffee with Supervisor Montgomery, April 12, 9 a.m. Details
West Placer Municipal Advisory Council meeting, April 12, 7 p.m. Agenda
Sheridan Municipal Advisory Council meeting, April 12, 7 p.m. Agenda
North Tahoe Regional Municipal Advisory Council meeting, April 13, 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: Bryan Bowers House ConcertGolden Road Spring Tour 2017
Show Opening Reception for Flora & FaunaPlacer Artists League Membership Show ReceptionFoothill Quilters Guild Proudly Presents 35th Annual Quilt ShowAuburn Art Walk 2017General Gomez presents "THE CALIFORNIOS," Cinema at the State presents "Hidden Figures"

Lincoln: Gypsy Chic Vintage Market

Loomis: Bingo Round-Up, Del Oro High School presents Beauty and the Beast and High Tea with Belle and Friend

North Tahoe: Leif Whittaker presents “My Old Man and the Mountain,” Pipe Keeper Intro Training with League to Save Lake TahoeNorthstar Riperoo ParadesArts For The Schools presents Gaelynn Lea

Rocklin: Guys and Dolls at William Jessup UniversityPlacer Collaborative Network Resource Fair 2017Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Roseville: WineDown WednesdayRoller Derby at the Placer County Fairgrounds

...and many Placer County Library, Placer County Museums and PlacerGROWN Farmers' Markets

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. Job seekers can apply for positions and submit interest cards 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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